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[Kotaku] Lucasarts' Closure Convinces Developers To Release Awesome Star Wars Source Code.

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In the wake of Lucasarts' closure today, Raven - the developers of the thoroughly excellent Jedi Outcast - have decided to release the source code for the game. Oh, and the code for its sequel, Jedi Academy, as well.


Disney Shuts Down LucasArts, Cancels Star Wars 1313 And Star Wars: First Assault
Disney has laid off the staff of LucasArts and cancelled all current projects.Read…
The move should please modders, who have been hounding the studio - and who in turn hounded Lucasarts, with no luck - to release the code for years.
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post #2 of 21
Very cool move done by them. I'm a bit surprised that it wasn't sold off, props.
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post #3 of 21
Niccccceeeee thumb.gif
Great move by Raven there
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post #4 of 21
Shame star wars 1313 was cancelled though.
post #5 of 21
To this day, I still play Jedi Academy Multiplayer. Such a fun game.

Although I think I enjoyed Jedi Knight 2 on MSN Gaming Zone better...

Still great news though, hopefully someone will do something awesome with this.
   
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post #6 of 21
"Canceled Star Wars 1313"

*Darth Vader voice*
NOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!

Seriously I was really looking forward to that, I hate you Disney.
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post #7 of 21
I read the first post and thought they released the source code for Star Wars 1313. Oh well...
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post #8 of 21
Heh I was in a JA2 clan for a while. Was good fun.

Wonder what theyll do with this.
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Was really looking forward to SW 1313. Shame.
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Wonder why the decided to shut down Lucas Arts. I wonder how greedy Lucas will get with the rights to Star Wars in regards to new games or movies.
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