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LEGO Star Wars: The Video Game (Windows)

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LEGO Star Wars: The Video Game

Also known as: LEGO Star Wars
Developer: Traveller's Tales
Publisher: Eidos Interactive
Platform: Windows
Released in US: April 2, 2005
Released in EU: April 22, 2005


CharacterIcon.png This game has unused playable characters.
GraphicsIcon.png This game has unused graphics.
MovieIcon.png This game has unused cinematics.
TextIcon.png This game has unused text.


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LEGO Star Wars: The Video Game is the LEGO game that started it all. It received a sequel (LEGO Star Wars II: The Original Trilogy), and a compilation was made (LEGO Star Wars: The Complete Saga). Continued popularity led to another sequel (LEGO Star Wars III: The Clone Wars).

Unused Characters

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Found in the lego_data/chars folder are unused character folders for a few characters that ended up getting moved to The Complete Saga. Although some folders are there so the game can render cutscenes (babyskywalker), some folders and characters end up not being used at all. While their data is there, the triggers for them to be playable are removed. However, one can access these by renaming them to a character with a similar skeleton or weapon.

  • Boga - Boga, was to be used for a scrapped level where you chase Grievous on his wheel bike with Boga in Episode III and in the cutscene for said level. The model was ditched early in development. It is low res and lacks any real detail, made up of just a group of brown bricks. There is also a model for Grievous' wheel bike, but it is unknown if it has any model data.
  • Jawa - A Jawa, how surprising.
  • Spaceman - Spaceman Ben, an original LEGO minifigure from the 1970's space sets. Most likely he would be added in as an easter egg, but was decided against for budget and time constraints.
  • AnakinSpeeder - Anakin's Coruscant Speeder, for the Coruscant Zam Chase.
  • ZamWesell - Zam Wesell was most likely planned to be in this game, but removed later in development than boga was. She would later become available as a playable character in The Complete Saga. In this game, however, she is by far the only character with almost everything left over, albeit with a very glitchy walk cycle.
  • ZamsSpeeder - Zam Wesell's Starspeeder was also planned to be in this game as well, with evidence from unused cutscenes showing that the level where the player chases Zam Wessell around Coruscant was planned to be in this game as well, removed due to time constraints.

Unused Levels

There are unused cutscenes that hint at 4 cut levels. 'Anakinsflight', a part of Episode I where Anakin would destroy the Droid control ship, this level was added in Lego Star Wars: The Complete Saga as a bonus level. 'BountyHunterPursuit', was a level where Anakin and Obi wan would chase Zam Wesell thru Coruscant, this level was added in Lego Star Wars: The Complete Saga. 'Jango' a level assumed to be where Obi wan would fight Jango Fett's Slave I over Geonosis in Episode II but this is only speculation. And 'BogaChase' where Obi Wan would chase General Grievous on his wheel bike thru Utapau on Boga. This is further evidenced in the root/levels folder where in Episode I Chapter_06 is missing, in Episode II Chapter_01 and Chapter_03 are missing, and in Episode III where Chapter_03 is missing.

In the Xbox version only, Anakin's flight has data. Video Actually watchable video but do note it is of an earlier build and may not be reflective of what is actually on the disk in the final version.

Also in the root/Levels folder there is a folder labeled 'PigFarm'. PigFarm contains folders called 1, 2, 3, AI, backup, and New Folder, all of which are empty.

There is a folder in root/Levels called Test but it is empty aside from one folder called AI which is also empty. In the Xbox version only, it has data. It is just a flat grey open surface with wonky collision. Oddly enough, it can only be put over 'Negotiations'. Video

In the Xbox version of the game there is an unused segment of Episode III - Darth Vader titled Vader_D. Judgeing by the name, it would have been a fourth section in the level but it is unclear what exactly it is. Video

Unused Cutscenes

There are some cutscenes hidden in the lego_data/cut folder (where cutscene data is stored) from earlier points in development that are not used in the game. Most notably these go with the cut Zam Wessel level, Bounty Hunter Pursuit (ep2_bountyhunterpursuit_intro, and ep2_bountyhunterpursuit_outro) that was moved to The Complete Saga. But there are also references to 3 other cut levels. 'ep1_anakinsflight_intro1', 'ep1_anakinsflight_outro1', and 'ep1_anakinsflight_outro2' refer to a cut level for Episode I where Anakin would destroy the Droid control ship. 'ep2_jango_intro', it is not know what this would have been. 'ep3_bogachase_intro' and 'ep3_bogachase_outro' which refer to the cut level Boga Chase where Obi Wan would chase General Grievous thru Utapau.

This video showcases the outro cutscene for Bounty Hunter Pursuit. The background models are gone, only the characters' animations (or lack there of) remain. This is the only unused cutscene from that level that had any work done on it.

Both of the Boga Chase cutscenes are the placeholder 'camera drop' meaning no work was done on them.

Anakin's Flight has working cutscenes but they don't function properly anywhere in the final game, often resulting in odd outcomes. This is what they would have looked like.

The unused cutscene for the Jango level is very similar, if not identical, to the one used towards the end of the Kamino level before you fight the Slave 1, but, unedited, it directs to a level that doesn't exist.

Unused Graphics

Default Texture

Yes, we get it. You're a default texture. I mean, you're LABELED that, for pete's sake.


Particles

Lego-Star-Wars-Windows-Particle-1.png Lego-Star-Wars-Windows-Particle-2.png Lego-Star-Wars-Windows-Particle-3.png Lego-Star-Wars-Windows-Particle-4.png

These four images can be found in a Photoshop file named particle.psd. They appear in various hidden layers of the file, the 3rd image is a leftover from Finding Nemo, which was developed by Traveller's Tales.


Leftover Texture

Lego-Star-Wars-Windows-Cortex.png

A stained glass texture featuring Dr. Neo Cortex. This is a leftover from Crash Bandicoot: The Wrath of Cortex, which was also developed by Traveller's Tales. The texture also can be seen in Finding Nemo but brighter. The original texture is very dark, making it difficult to see details. The version above was modified to properly display the texture.

Unused Text

pcclog.txt

no DDS file was produced

workspace.txt

//Maya 5.0.1 Project Definition
workspace -fr "particles" "particles";

english.txt

;*************Accented Padme

A placeholder that was used until Padmé's name was properly spelled. This appears twice.


;****************************Now Cody, not Sand Trooper

This reveals that Commander Cody was previously called Sand Trooper.


;***********Was X wing

Another replacement, this time for the Arc Fighter.


641 "Unlimited health"
648 "Special Yoda chair"
653 "Safe mode"
654 "Play on Easy difficulty"
655 "Play on Hard difficulty"

Text for unused cheats. It is unknown whether or not code for these cheats still exist in the game.


736 "Insert controller in port 1"
739 "Insert controller in port 2"
745 "Press ^x to continue"
746 "Press the START button"
747 "Adjust Screen"
748 "Screen left/right"
749 "Screen up/down"
750 "The controller in controller port 1 has been removed. Please insert a controller into controller port 1 to continue with the game."
751 "Memory Card Slot 1"
752 "Checking the memory card (PS2) in MEMORY CARD slot 1"
760 "No memory card (PS2) in MEMORY CARD slot 1"
761 "No LEGO Star Wars save data present on the memory card (PS2) inserted in MEMORY CARD slot 1"
762 "Format"
764 "Memory Card is full"
768 "Format memory card (PS2)?"
773 "Formatting"
780 "Failed to format"
781 "The memory card (PS2) in MEMORY CARD slot 1 is unformatted"
782 "Please insert a memory card (PS2) with at least %iKB free into MEMORY CARD slot 1 or you will be unable to save."
783 "LEGO Star Wars requires %iKB"
784 "Format Memory Card"
785 "Formatting complete"
786 "Insufficient free space"
787 "Do not remove the controller, memory card (PS2) in MEMORY CARD slot 1, reset, or switch off the console."
788 "No memory card (PS2) in MEMORY CARD slot 1."
789 "Insufficient space on the memory card (PS2) in MEMORY CARD slot 1."
791 "Paused - press START to resume"
792 "Games stored on Hard Disk"
840 "Autosave will now use Game %i on the memory card (PS2) inserted in MEMORY CARD slot 1"
841 "Do not remove the controller, memory card (PS2) in MEMORY CARD slot 1, reset, or switch off the console whenever you see the icon above on screen."
842 "The memory card (PS2) in MEMORY CARD slot 1 has been removed."
1225 "PLEASE RECONNECT THE CONTROLLER AND PRESS START TO CONTINUE"

Various leftover strings from the PS2 version of the game.


793 "Free blocks"
794 "Saving game..."
795 "Unable to load game."
796 "Damaged save"
797 "Disc Cover Open"
798 "Wrong Game Disc"
799 "No Game Disc"
800 "Retry Error"
801 "Fatal Error"
802 "Licensed by Nintendo"
803 "Continue without save"
804 "Manage Memory Card"
805 "Wrong device in Slot A. Please insert a Memory Card."
806 "The Memory Card in Slot A is damaged and cannot be used."
807 "The Memory Card in Slot A is corrupted and needs to be deleted."
808 "The Memory Card in Slot A is corrupted and needs to be formatted. Do you want to format?"
809 "Previously saved data will be lost. Would you like to continue formatting?"
810 "Failed to format the Memory Card."
811 "Previously saved data will be lost. Would you like to continue deleting?"
812 "Failed to delete the Memory Card."
813 "Once you start the game, you won't be able to save."
815 "Saved game slots"
818 "The controller in controller port 2 has been removed. Please insert a controller into controller port 2 to continue with the game."
1226 "PLEASE RECONNECT THE CONTROLLER AND PRESS START TO CONTINUE"

Various leftover strings from the GameCube version of the game.


1240  "50000+ blocks available on hard disk"
1241  "Loading game. Please do not turn off your Xbox console."
1242  "Saving game. Please do not turn off your Xbox console."
1243  "Your Xbox doesn't have enough free blocks to save games. Press [JUMP] to continue without saving or [SPECIAL] to free more blocks."
1244  "Go to Xbox dashboard"
1245  "The saved game appears to be damaged and cannot be used. Press [JUMP] to continue."
1246  "Autosave will now use Game %i on the Hard Disk",

Various leftover strings from the Xbox version of the game.


;600 "Press SQUARE to attack."
;601 "Press X to jump. Press X when in the air to double jump."
;602 "Hold CIRCLE to use your special ability. Jedi can use The Force on glowing LEGO objects."
;603 "Walk up to a friendly character and press TRIANGLE to take control of them."
;604 "Jedi can deflect laser bolts. Hold SQUARE as the bolt gets close to you."
;605 "Double-jump and press SQUARE when in the air to do a special Jedi attack."
;606 "Hold CIRCLE to use your special ability. Droids can open certain doors."
;607 "Jar Jar can double jump extra high - press X while in the air."
;610 "Press SQUARE to attack. Blaster Characters will fire."
;611 "Hold CIRCLE to use your special ability. Blaster Characters can fire a grapple at these points."
;613 "Hold CIRCLE to use your special ability. Young Anakin can crawl through certain vents."
620 "Double-jump and press [SQUARE] when in the air to do a special Jedi attack."
621 "Press [SQUARE] to attack."
622 "Press [X] to jump. Press [X] when in the air to double jump."
623 "Jar Jar can double jump extra high - press [X] while in the air."
628 "Blaster characters can grapple to other areas. Stand on the red circles and press [CIRCLE]."
629 "Jar Jar can jump higher than other characters. Press [x] twice to do his super jump."
630 "Astromech droids can use their probe on some electronic panels. Move up to the panel and press [circle]."
631 "Astromech droids can hover for a limited time. Press and hold [x] to activate the boosters."
633 "Hold [CIRCLE] to use your special ability. Young Anakin can crawl through certain vents."
638 "Press [X] to go faster."

A large section of hints that use PS2 button references. These are all commented out.