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PhireStorm 08-02-2005 10:33 PM

Just to make sure Im not missing any.

Space maps:

Jabba's Palace
Polis Massa
Tantive IV
Jedi Temple

I forget how many in maps they said would be added.

McCusto 08-02-2005 10:37 PM

That is all that I have heard of so far.

Oh, you forgot Mustafar and Utapau for ground maps

Darth Andrew 08-02-2005 10:51 PM

Where'd ya hear of a Tatooine space battle?

McCusto 08-02-2005 10:59 PM

My guess is that is the Tantive IV map

jedigun 08-03-2005 05:14 AM

omg only 3 space maps ? :| , and where is the battle at Yavin 4 , Death Star 1 , Death Star 2 , Battle over Naboo from EP 1 , The Rebel run from Hoth @ Empire Strikes Back , not to mention that they could create some new ones ,,,

FiStO-KiT 08-03-2005 06:15 AM

Yes,i agree with jedigun their should be more space maps but where is Polis massa? is it in the movies or the games or books?

ParanoidAndroid 08-03-2005 08:57 AM

It's the place where Luke and Leia where born at the end of episode 3.

Also you forgot to list the new Kshyyyk map, oh yeah and in the trailor it shows Darth Maul on Tatooine, so I suppose we can assume theres a Tatooine ground map as well.

Leviathan 08-03-2005 10:10 AM

PhireStorm has just provided a partial list of maps which will be available in SWBF II ; So, do not blame Pandemic because of the fact you think there will be only 6 maps !

To complete this list, I'd add there will be a map in the Jedi Temple and perhaps one on Hoth. Others will join it soon... ;)

PhireStorm 08-03-2005 02:18 PM

Ive only added the ones with absolute proof, I saw tattooine in a screenshot. And Endor, IS death star II
besides, the ones you guys are mentioed that i forgot, im adding. thus is the prupose for replies :)
theres a video for Polis Massa:
if you say i forgot one, can you please provide proof?

McCusto 08-03-2005 02:52 PM


Originally Posted by jedigun
omg only 3 space maps ? :| , and where is the battle at Yavin 4 , Death Star 1 , Death Star 2 , Battle over Naboo from EP 1 , The Rebel run from Hoth @ Empire Strikes Back , not to mention that they could create some new ones ,,,

If you don't realize this yet, Endor IS Death Star 2.

BeBop 08-03-2005 05:34 PM

While I'm not completely sure, this looks like a battle near Yavin if I'm not mistaken:

Am I mistaken? I think not. (though the planet seems too small)

ParanoidAndroid 08-03-2005 05:39 PM

Three new videos confirm three new maps atGamespot Jabbas Palace, Kshyyyk, and Yavin IV.

Also if you watch the trailer you see a Tatooine Ground battle and a fight in the jedi temple, not sure if you would count this as absolute proof or not though...

Also in the trailer it shows old clips of Naboo, Hoth, and Geonosis, this might have been a simple mistake or it could mean that these battles will be returning.

Hmmm I would actually say that planet looks more like Geonosis exept it dose not have rings, it looks a bit to solid to be Yavin which is a gas giant if I'm not mistaken...

Darth Andrew 08-03-2005 06:14 PM

Jabba's Palace and Yavin look the same to me, but Kashyyyk, wow. That will be one awesome map.

BeBop 08-03-2005 10:35 PM

HUZZAH! The Slug droid is ingame! (You know, the one with the single tread around the whole body) Sorry if this is old news but I was desperately hoping they would put it in.

Kashyyyk looks exactly like the movie (what little we saw of it...)

The other maps though... their the same. Exactly the same. I mean, not even a graphical update. This only affirms my claim that this is really just an expansion not a new game....

Syzerian 08-04-2005 01:42 AM

Wow, Kashyyyk looks like its just waiting for a massive battle to take place.

BeBop: Keep in mind though that those videos only show a small portion of the levels and its hard to tell if the texture resolution has been increased.

ParanoidAndroid 08-04-2005 08:07 AM

I thought Yavin looked a bit better then the original, a bit brighter maybe, but in terms of map layout it looked completely similar. With Jabbas palace I noticed no diffrences at all.

But then again Jabbas palace was a pretty good map, small but fun and intense, I think it is one of the few maps that didn't need changing, or at least nothing drastic. As for Yavin well i'm just surprised there including it at all givin how unpopular it seems to be. There probably focusing more on redesigning the popular maps like Geonosis and Hoth and the Episode 3 maps like Mustafar, Utapau and Kshyyyk.

Speaking of Kshyyyk, it looked great, some cool new vehicles like the Tank Droid, the BARC speeder and I thought I saw somthing flying through the trees towards the beginning of the video. A wookiee vehicle? or a trick of the light?

PhireStorm 08-04-2005 09:54 AM

I added Kashyyyk, but the other ones look too uncertain. btw, i think thats bespin, but im not sure.

btw, which video has footage of a jedi temple?

Leviathan 08-04-2005 10:02 AM


Speaking of Kshyyyk, it looked great, some cool new vehicles like the Tank Droid, the BARC speeder and I thought I saw somthing flying through the trees towards the beginning of the video. A wookiee vehicle? or a trick of the light?
This flying vehicle looks like to a Wookiee artisanal helicopter...

btw, which video has footage of a jedi temple?
You see the Jedi Library in the first trailer of SWBF II. I'll post links to it if they're needed... ;)

PhireStorm 08-04-2005 12:23 PM

oh yeah..but its not really confiremed, is it?

ParanoidAndroid 08-04-2005 12:32 PM

well not officially, but then again neither has Mustafar, Utapau, or the battles over Endor and Tatooine, they have just been seen in screenshots and trailers, although I will admit that of all of them the jedi temple has been shown the least so you might want to wait until more information is released before adding it to your list.

Leviathan 08-04-2005 12:56 PM

I'm almost sure the Jedi Temple will be included in SWBF II... But I have to admit you're right : we must wait more informations before adding this map to our list...

PhireStorm 08-04-2005 01:40 PM

i added it for safe measuer anyway. as long as its not a rumor.

Leviathan 08-05-2005 10:16 AM

Good... Whereupon, I'm going to continue to look for possible SWBF II maps to complete your list...

DarthMuffin 08-06-2005 03:00 PM

After watching the official trailer a couple of times :
- Darth Maul is seen on a tatooine ground map, outside. So it could be like Mos Espa.
- We see a lot of the Jedi Temple, not just the archives. It would be stupid of them to create all this and not include it.
- We see Hoth for a very brief moment; nothing can tell us wheter it's new or not.

My opinion on maps :
- No Hoth = bad. I just can't believe they would skip the most iconic ground battle of the SW movies.
- I do hope the new Geonosis is better than the original.
- A space Yavin would be extremely nice; everyone wants to run the trench.
- There better be an Endor ground map.
- I think it would be kind of cheap to put Jabba's Palace unmodified. It might be good the way it is, but I think it's just lame to use an old and free map to make it look like the game has many planets and maps.

And about the few available space maps : lets not forget that modders should be able to do proper space maps with the stuff that comes with BF2. So the doors open at least a few excellent player-created space maps.

BeBop 08-06-2005 07:58 PM

And yet, according to some virtually confirmed (Meaning that an employee said so, but it still may not be completely definite.) rumours floating around the net, mod tools may not come out for SWBFII.

quixter 08-06-2005 08:04 PM

They could make more maps though. :) :(

Leviathan 08-07-2005 01:59 PM

Of course, they could !... Nevertheless, there are very few chances to get modding tools for SWBF II. Only hex-editing could allow modders to create mini-mods... :(

Pho3nix 08-07-2005 06:38 PM

What about Cato Neimodia ? :P

McCusto 08-07-2005 09:32 PM

What about it? I have never heard of it.

quixter 08-07-2005 10:07 PM

I haven't eather? :confused:

ParanoidAndroid 08-07-2005 10:25 PM

I haven't heard or seen anything about Cato Neimoidia, I doubt it would be in the game, after all it's barley seen in the movies. However there is still a chance, a small one, that it will be in the game.

On the new cover art for BF2 we see Aalya Secura, the jedi who was killed on that jungle planet, and the background appears to be the planet Mygeeto, where Ki-Adi-Mundi was killed in episode 3. While this is not solid proof it does lead me to think that these planets might be in the game. It is also mentioned in an interview somewhere that they are adding planets glimpsed only briefly in the movies. Maybe some of the planets where Order 66 was executed will be in the game, or it might be just another case of misleading cover art. We will just have to wait for more information I guess.

quixter 08-07-2005 10:47 PM

Wow! :) That doesn't sound like the cover I saw!?
Here is the one I know of.;pcid1=;pcid2=
P.S. Could you send a link or pic. of the cover your talking about? It prob. is the one I've seen and I just didn't look into the backround. Thnx
P.S.S. Isnt the beginning of episode IV with the Rebel Blocade Runner a space map?????

ParanoidAndroid 08-07-2005 10:59 PM

Yes were talking about the same cover, I believe the background behind obi-wan looks like Mygeeto, although it could be another planet...

Yes technicly it is a space map but all the fighting takes place inside one ship so it is counted as a land battle.

Leviathan 08-08-2005 11:06 AM

Paranoid', "that jungle planet", as you say, is Felucia... ;)
Regarding the cover's back-ground, I think it could be either Mygeeto or perhaps Rhen Var... But it is just a thought...

quixter 08-08-2005 01:26 PM

Yeah Rhen War thats what it looks like. :)

ParanoidAndroid 08-08-2005 08:12 PM

Felucia, yeah that sounds right, sorry i'm pretty bad with names and even worse with spelling.

anyway, now that you mention it the background could be seen as several worlds, most notably Rhen Var and Mygeeto but also Coruscant and maybe even Bespin.

But even if it is not Mygeeto in the background, the fact that Aalya Secura (right name?) is shown standing behind obi-wan gives me hope that Felucia and hopefully other minor planets will be in the game.

Leviathan 08-09-2005 01:46 PM

It is highly possible...

PS : It is Aayla Secura... ;)

Keige 08-13-2005 03:08 PM

Well, the game is about the 501st unit, and I think alot of them were the ones that killed the jedi in order 66.

Darth Alec 08-13-2005 03:25 PM

Skipping Hoth is not an option for the makers, nor is any other battle seen in the movie (exept battles during order 66) so it will be included (as that was a suprise).

Leviathan 08-14-2005 12:18 PM


Well, the game is about the 501st unit, and I think alot of them were the ones that killed the jedi in order 66.
Not only about this legion... We'll see other ones on Kashyyyk, Felucia, etc...

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