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     An FAQ/Walkthrough by Andy787 (Andy Wilson) and miffo (Michael Paul)
                 Version 0.3, last updated: November 22, 2001


     Star Wars: Rogue Leader——Rogue Squadron II
     Developed by LucasArts/Factor 5
     Release: November 6, 2001
     FOR NINTENDO GAMECUBE™

This guide is Copyright (c) 2001 Andy787 and miffo. All rights reserved. You
may use this guide for personal use ONLY and cannot copy or distribute this in
any way without permission from us. Furthermore, this may not be published on
any site outside of Videogame Souce and GameFAQs without our written 
permission. See the Introduction and Final Words for contact information.


--TABLE OF CONTENTS--
1. Introduction
2. Starting Out
3. Options
4. Controls
5. Missions and Medals
6. Vehicles
7. Weapons and Upgrades
8. Other Stuff
0. Final Words

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1. Introduction ---------------------------------------------------------------



A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away...


                             STAR WARS

                         Rogue Squadron II

                            ROGUE LEADER

                It is a period of civil war. The Rebel
             Alliance is preparing a major attack against
                          the evil Empire.

              Launching from a hidden base on the fourth
                moon of Yavin, the Alliance forces hope
              to destroy the death star, an armored space
               station with enough power to decimate an
                            entire planet.

               Luke Skywalker and Wedge Antilles, two
                 young Rebel recruits, have joined
                the Alliance in a brave attempt to
                  restore freedom to the galaxy...



Welcome to our Rogue Leader for GameCube FAQ/Walkthrough. This is done by
Andy787 and miffo. PLEASE read through EVERYTHING written here before emailing 
questions, because we might not respond to things already answered here, 
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miffo007@yahoo.com - we'll both answer any gameplay questions.


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========================
Introductory Thoughts...
========================

The line for my GameCube wasn't very long. And now I own the system and
couldn't be happier! :) With it, I got Rogue Leader, which is the sequel to the
popular N64 game, Rogue Squadron.

Rogue Leader is a flight combat game based on the Star Wars series——and it's
from the first movies, so you don't have to worry about all the annoying
characters from Episode I. This is the best launch game, in my opinion, and I
would highly recommend buying it.

And because I've enjoyed this game so much, I've decided to write a guide for
it. This is my first FAQ for a GameCube game, so enjoy.

- miffo


Well I, like Miffo, just got my US Gamecube (without much hassle, luckily),
and with it some of the best launch games, and I can honestly say Rogue Leader
takes the cake. I loved the original Rogue Squadron, and this plays, looks,
and sounds even better!

I love this game so much I'm writting a guide about it, that's a lot of love
eh? Anyway, I hope you enjoy this guide (and of course get some help from it
:-P), and enjoy the game

-here's hoping to a bright future for the Gamecube -may the force be with it!
....okay, that was lame...

- Andy787


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2. Starting Out ---------------------------------------------------------------

When you turn on the game, be sure to have a controller in the first slot and a
memory card must also be in for you to save your game progress. It takes three
blocks per game and can save up to five games.

From here, you have two options: Start and Options

See the Options section on more about what you can do there. Throughout all
the menus, there are clips playing from the movie.

If you select Start, you'll be taken to the load game screen. If you haven't
played before, make a new game. Enter three letters (generally your initials,
but you can do whatever you want) and that will be the name of the file. If
you DO have a file, use the joystick to move through the different saves and
select the one you want to load. You can tell them apart by the three-letter
name. Hit A to load the game, or press down and highlight "Erase Game." A
confirmation screen will come up——select YES and hit A to delete the file——it
will be no more.

The game will first default to the A memory card, and if it doesn't find a file
it will look into B. The first file found will be used. And it automatically
saves after doing things such as completing a mission.

Use the joystick to scroll through the five different screens and select the
one that contains the file you want.

Anyway, after you've loaded the game you'll be at the Mission Select screen.
There are two missions to start out with, but you'll unlock more as you play.
See Missions and Medals for more information on that.

Use the joystick to go through the missions and hit Y to hear a brief
description of that mission. Shown at this screen will be a list of all ships
that you can use for the mission——ships in green are ones you can select and
red ships are ones that you'll have to earn later on to use. Hit A to confirm
and you'll be taken to the Hangar where you'll select your ship, with the
exception of the training mission, which you can read about in the Missions
section.

Walk around the Hangar with your character using the joystick. Approach a ship
that was green in the mission description and press A to use the ship and then
you'll begin the game. If you can't use the ship for the mission (these are the
ships in red) then you'll here a buzzer sound. Also, you can walk up to any
ship and press Y to hear a description of it. Press X to go into first-person
mode and look around with the C-Stick (You can't walk in this perspective) and
press X to return to the normal third-person view.

Have a safe flight!


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3. Options --------------------------------------------------------------------

At the main screen, select Options (as apposed to Start) and you'll enter the
menu where you can edit different game options. The following list of items
will appear in this order:

ROGUE LEADERS
PASSCODES
GAME SETTINGS
VIDEO SETTINGS
SOUND SETTINGS
SPECIAL FEATURES

Select an option and change things in its menu.

Rogue Leaders
This shows the list of the top 10 players. There are preset ones on the game,
but your personal scores will be added with saves on your memory card. For each
person, it shows the number of medals they have earned and their current
progress.

Passcodes
This is basically the section to enter in passwords. (You may have noticed that
LucasArts always calls them "passcodes.") Press A to bring up the on-screen
keyboard and select the different letters. Hit Enter, and if you did it right,
you'll hear a noise that tells you so.

Game Settings
You can change or adjust the following game settings:
- Cockpit Auto-Switch - This option automatically switches you out of the
                        cockpit view (if you were in it) in situations where
                        the third-person view is better suitted.

- Enemy Camera - This option will make it so the camera pans around so you can
                 look behind you when enemies approach. It only works if you're
                 already in the third-person view.

- Auto Roll - If this is turned on, your ship will automatically reface the
              horizon if you put the joystick in it's neutral position.

- Auto Level - This works a lot like Auto Roll, but it works with vertical
               angles instead.

- Cross Hairs - Here you can put the cross hairs (for aiming) on or off.

- Rumble - This will turn the rumble option on or off. Note that the standard
           Nintendo GameCube Controller has a rumble feature built in.

- Restore Default Settings - It does just that.

Video Settings
If you have a TV with a Progressive Scan option, you can turn that on or off.
The option will not be selectable if you don't have the right TV–—but if you do
there is no reason not to run this mode; it looks much prettier in it.

Sound Settings
Here you can change the game's sound settings.

- Music Volume - Adjust the volume of the game's menu and background music.

- Sound FX Volume - Adjust the volume of the game's sound effects.

- Speech Volume - Adjust the volume of the game's speech from characters.

- Stereo - Change between Stereo and Mono modes. For those who don't know the
           difference, stereo is if your TV has two speakers and mono is if it
           only has one. The game also supports Dolby Surround Pro Logic II,
           so you're in for a treat if you have a surround-sound system. :D

- Restore Default Settings - It does just that.

Special Features
There is nothing here when you start out. Things may appear in this menu as you
progress through the game or when you enter passcodes.



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4. Controls -------------------------------------------------------------------

Use the following controls when playing Rogue Leader. Note that when I say
"joystick" I am referring to the control stick on the left of the controller,
and not the C-Stick.

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Button      Action
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MENU--------------------------------------------------------------------------+
Joystick    Move through menus
A           Select, move to the next sub-menu or choose the option
B           Cancel, go back

HANGAR------------------------------------------------------------------------+
Joystick    Walk around with the character
C-Stick     Look around when in the first-person view
A           Select a ship when your character approaches it
X           Switch between the third- and first-person views
Y           Hear descriptions of the ships

PLAYING-----------------------------------------------------------------------+
Joystick    Change the direction that your ship is moving
D-pad       Use this to give different comands to your AI teammates.
C-Stick     Move this stick to rotate the camera. If you're in the cockpit view
            then this will look around the cockpit. If you're in the targeting
            mode, this can target specific ships and enemies.
A           Press this to fire your main weapon——hold it down to fire rapidly.
B           Press this to fire your secondary weapon.
X           Switch between the cockpit and chase views.
Y           Use this to bring up the targeting computer.
R           Increase your ship's speed by holding this down.
L           Decrease your ship's speed by holding this down.
Z           Roll your ship with this.
Start       Brings up the pause menu
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

While playing the game, press and hold Y to bring up the targeting computer.
This changes the colors of everything (in the cockpit view) to make it easier
to spot your target. Yellow things are necessary targets while those in pink
are just distractions.

Hit the D-pad to bring up the image of the D-pad on the screen. This
corresponds with the buttons on the controller. Up is usually Form, which
brings everyone together; and down is usually Flee, which tells your teammates
to fly away. The other directions vary between missions and the current stage
in the mission. Not all directions will be filled up all of the time. In some
instances, you cannot give any AI commands.

There are four main icons on the screen as you play. They are in this order:
(starting from the top-left and going clockwise)

Communications Display > Radar Display > Damage Indicator > Weapons Indicator

The communications display shows the commands available for you to give to the
other craft. A display of a D-pad is shown with commands to go along with the
different buttons. Press the corresponding button on the D-pad to execute the
command. "Form" is always on top and "Flee" is always on the bottom——the left
and right commands vary between missions.

The radar display is in 3D and should be used to make sure you are heading in
the correct general direction. There is an orange wedge-shaped shading on the
radar that will be pointed upwards (the 12 o'clock position) as long as you are
going in the right direction. Orient your vehicle so that it is in this
position.

The damage indicator shows how much health your ship has left. Green is full
health, yellow is partial, and red is extensive damage. If your ship takes too
much damage it will crash. The number of remaining ships will be briefly shown
when you come back——you get three ships per mission, and if you lose all three,
then it's game over and you must start over on that current mission.

Your weapon indicator is the yellow bar on the bottom right corner of the
screen. It shows how many of your secondary weapon you have. When it reaches 0
then you are out.

At any time while playing, you can bring up the pause menu while starting.
From here you can abort the mission or continue playing, plus you can adjust
the game, video, and sound settings just like you can on the Options menu.

After each mission is completed or failed, a screen will come up showing what
objectives you completed and stats. The following information is displayed:

Time (How long it took you)
Kills (The number of enemies you killed)
Accuracy (The percent of shots that hit enemies)
Friendlies Lost (The number of people that died)
Lives Lost (The number of lives that YOU lost)
Targeting Computer Effeciency (This percentage shows how little you used the
                               targeting computer)

Also displayed is what Medal (if any) that you earned and how many points that
you earned.


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5. Missions -------------------------------------------------------------------

The first two available missions are Tatooine Training and Death Star Attack.
Note that the Training missions is just that——a training mission. You don't
get to choose a vehicle, it will start up and is just to get you used to
what's to come.

After each mission, you will earn no medals, a bronze medal, a silver medal, or
a gold medal, depending on whether or not you met the requirements for that
medal. Each medal offers a different number of points (3, 6, and 9,
respectively) and you need certain numbers of points to unlock bonus mission.

Walkthroughs:
(NOTE THAT THESE ARE INCOMPLETE AND MORE WILL BE ADDED.)

*Denotes craft that are in red the first time you play.

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M I S S I O N  1:   D e a t h   S t a r   A t t a c k
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AVAILABLE CRAFT: X-Wing, Y-Wing*

OBJECTIVES:
-Take out the guard towers
-Destroy all TIE fighters
-Trench run

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Requirements:                         Bronze           Silver            Gold
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Completion Time:                        9:30             7:11            6:05
Enemies Destroyed:                        21               52              91
Shot Accuracy:                            11%              19%             39%
Friendlies Lost:                           1                0               0
Lives Lost:                                2                1               0
Targeting Computer Efficiency:            10%              40%            100%

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Walkthrough
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When you first start this mission, you'll see the complete introduction with
the scrolling, yellow text. The opening scene shows all of your fighters
flying and preparing to take out the Death Star.

The first thing you need to do is take out the towers. This is pretty easy,
and you start out facing one. Shoot it with your lasers until it blows up. Do
this with the others. Keep following your radar to get to them and hopefully
you won't get lost. Occasionally, you will get caught up in crossfire, but you
rarely have to worry about taking damage in this part of the mission.

Next comes the fighters. You'll hear them screech by so you know where to
look. Start shooting down the TIE fighters and order your wingmen to help if
you need it. When you first resume control, look in the 10 o'clock position
and you should see a cluster of them all. Rely on your radar to find the
others in a fair amount of time. You'll be notified when there are only a few
left.

Did you take them all out? Then you'll be show with a cutscene of everyone
flying into the trench. Prepare for your trench run.

Your main goal is to reach the end and blow it up without dying before then.
Just keep flying through it while avoiding death by crashing into the walls.
After a minute or two, you'll be told to hurry up followed by loud screaming.
Not too long after this part, three TIE fighters will come up behind you.
You'll know that they're there because you'll have lasers being shot at you.
Hold L tight to brake and move closer to the floor and they should pass by
you - once they're in front of you, shoot at them. If you blow up the one in
the center, they'll all crash into each other and die.

More TIEs will come up from behind every once in a while. Use the same
technique to avoid their fire and kill them. Guns are mounted on the floor
of the trench and will fire at you. Shoot back and destroy them to avoid
damage loss. Also, stay down in the trench - you'll be killed in the cross-
fire if you go too high up.

Later on, a wingman will question why you have your targeting computer
turned off. You may want to turn it on to find the guns easier, but really,
you don't need it. You'll hear voices telling you to use the force - at
this time, a single TIE fighter will come up from behind. Shoot at it,
but it will usually fly away before you can kill it. The same thing is
true for the next two.

Finally, there will be one that you can kill. Once it dies, your teammates
will start cheering. You're all clear! Now you must blow up the star and
get out of there. There is a clear way for about 20 to 30 seconds, but
keep looking out for the barrier at the end of the trench. As soon as it's
in your site, fire all six of your missiles with B. All six need to hit
this, so aim carefully. If you did it right, you'll complete the mission.

In the end, a scene is shown of the Death Star exploding - it's almost
identical to that in the movie. There are two different variations of
this based on whether or not you fired your missiles correctly.

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M I S S I O N  2:   I s o n   C o r r i d o r   A m b u s h
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AVAILABLE CRAFT: X-Wing, Y-Wing*, A-Wing*, B-Wing*

OBJECTIVES:
-Defend the transports against any remaining Imperial forces
-The frigate Redemtion must survive

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Requirements:                         Bronze           Silver            Gold
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Completion Time:                        7:18             ----            ----
Enemies Destroyed:                        26               --              --
Shot Accuracy:                             3%              ---             ---
Friendlies Lost:                           4                -               -
Lives Lost:                                2                -               -
Targeting Computer Efficiency:            10%              ---             ---

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Walkthrough
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This is pretty much just a defence mission. There is no goal except to keep
your main ship alive. When you start out, shoot down all the threatening TIEs.
Remember that you only need to shoot the ones that appear in yellow on your
targeting computer, so shoot those to save time. Once they're all dead, a brief
cutscene will be shown basically saying that you need faster ships.

A teammate is the first to switch craft. After watching him, follow his path
and fly to your main ship. Run into the blue thing and you'll switch to the
super-fast A-Wing. Enjoy! You can now select this from the Hangar next time you
play this mission.

Now you need to kill off more TIE fighters again. Shoot them down and you'll
enter the third phase of this stage. You'll watch your fleet fly into a
nebula and now you have to defend it from more TIEs (again). It's harder to
see the enemies when inside the nebula, so your targeting computer is
especially helpful here. Once they're gone, you can watch the scene of them
flying away and you're done.

This is probably the easiest mission in the game.

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M I S S I O N  3:   B a t t l e   o f   H o t h
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AVAILABLE CRAFT: Snowspeeder

OBJECTIVES:
-Defend outpost Beta's Ion cannon from approaching AT-STs
-Slow advancing Imperial walkers
-Defend the fleeing Rebel transports

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Requirements:                         Bronze           Silver            Gold
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Completion Time:                        9:55             7:09            5:00
Enemies Destroyed:                        18               30              43
Shot Accuracy:                            17%              28%             53%
Friendlies Lost:                          32               27              22
Lives Lost:                                2                1               0
Targeting Computer Efficiency:            15%              55%            100%

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Walkthrough
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This is one of the easier missions in the game because of it's relatively
small size and familiarity if you've played the original Rogue Squadron.
If you haven't played the original Rogue Squadron, I'd advise playing through
this mission a few times until you get comfortable tieing up AT-ATs.

Anyway, you start in a valley between two rows of hills. Continue forward
until you get to a large open battlefield where the Empire is launching an
assult against the Rebel base. On the way to the battlefield, you will find
a group of probes, try taking a few down without missing to boost your
kill count.

You're supposed to take out the AT-STs first, so when you get to the open
area, tell your wingmen to go after the AT-STs and turn slightly to the left
to take out the group of four AT-STs there. After taking them out, continue
left a bit further until you see three more AT-STs standing in a line. You
should be able to take out two of them by the time you see a carrier dropping
another group. Take out the box right as it hits the ground so you don't have
to deal with another group of AT-STs. Finish off the last AT-ST in the group
you were working on then turn around and head back to the Ion Cannon area.
You'll find another group of three AT-STs here, take them out as quickly as
possible to prevent excess casualties.

After taking out that group of AT-STs you'll be told to take out the AT-ATs
to the north by the shield generator. Jet to the north where three AT-ATs are
advancing toward the generator and use your tow cable to spin around and trip
them. Once they go down, a cut scene showing the shield generator being
destroyed will occur (regardless of whether you take down all the AT-ATs or
not), and you'll be flying in a different direction when you resume control.

Continue heading in the direction you're put in, taking out some probes on
the way if you wish. When you get to the clearing, you'll see a blue Rebel
sign, fly into it to take control of the X-Wing. Take a moment took around
the area at the transports before the TIEs get there. The TIE bombers are
the main priority, they will go after the transports in a line and destroy
them if the transports take enough hits. There are also normal TIEs in the
area, but it's important to go straight for the bombers first to keep
casualties low. Make sure not to use the targeting computer either because
of the efficiency being %100. As soon as the transports start taking off
you've done it, good job!

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M I S S I O N  4:   P r i s o n s   o f   t h e   M a w
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AVAILABLE CRAFT: Y-Wing

OBJECTIVES:
-Disable 3 Shield Protectors before Imperial reinforcements arrive
-Destroy all objectives marked by the prisoners
-Escort the train to the platform

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Requirements:                         Bronze           Silver            Gold
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Completion Time:                       12:14            10:45            ----
Enemies Destroyed:                        30               46              --
Shot Accuracy:                            11%              38%             ---
Friendlies Lost:                           5                3              --
Lives Lost:                                2                2               -
Targeting Computer Efficiency:            10%              38%             ---

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Walkthrough
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You'll start out flying through an asteroid field - it's quiet...too quiet.
Keep going for the next minute and you can blow up the rocks if you're bored.
Soon you'll hear a message from someone saying that he's getting a strange
censor reading. Shortly after, TIE fighters will come out you and pound your
squadron with lasers. Command your team to take them out so you have some free
space to do your own thing.

Keep moving forward while dodging fire. Unless you're going for medals, you
don't need to attack the fighters outside of protecting yourself. Sometimes
one of the TIEs will come up from behind and stay right on your tail - hold L
and do a quick 360 turn and they'll fly away for a short while.

Eventually, you'll come across a blue force field. There are several
generators around it (they'll be in yellow on your targeting computer) and
you need to take out three of them with your ion cannon. Start holding down B
until your crosshairs are blue, then go into targeting mode and shoot once
you're within range. One shot is enough if you hit the target. Take out two
more and you can get through the field. It's advised that you do some twists
are turns to avoid being killed by the relentless fighters. If you plow into
the force field your craft is gone, so make sure you don't get TOO close.

After the field is gone, you'll be shown a cutscene of your squad flying over
the prison planet. You get a transmission from prisoners on the planet and
they request that you help to free them. Hit B once to go into bombing mode.
Your goal is to kill all of the guns mounted on the ground. Bomb each
one (follow your radar to find them) and you can also take out clusters of the
AT-PTs if you wish.

Complete the tasks before time runs out. (i.e. before Imperial fighters arrive)

Cary Nevve will tell you what to hit. Follow your radar and you're mainly
after the guns mounted on the ground. The third thing she asks you to do is
to blow up some communication towers. Locate them with your radar then
take 'em out! Each tower takes two proton bombs to blow up. Get them all as
quickely as possible then follow your radar to the train that's departing with
the prisoners.

Make sure you protect the train at all costs. Tell your wingmen to go after
the TIEs and use your bombs to take out the guns and AT-PTs. When the train is
secured the mission is a success!

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M I S S I O N  5:   R a z o r   R e n d e z v o u s
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AVAILABLE CRAFT:

OBJECTIVES:
-Protect the Blockade Runner
-Protect the frigate Redemtion
-Destroy the Imperial shield generators
-Destroy the Imperial command deck

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Requirements:                         Bronze           Silver            Gold
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Completion Time:                        4:30            -----            1:19
Enemies Destroyed:                        10               --              10
Shot Accuracy:                             8%              ---             60%
Friendlies Lost:                          42                -               0
Lives Lost:                                2                -               1
Targeting Computer Efficiency:            10%              ---             85%


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M I S S I O N  6:   V e n g e a n c e   o n   K o t h l i s
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AVAILABLE CRAFT:

OBJECTIVES:
-Protect the transport from the TIEs
-Defend the commandos as they recapture the data
-Destroy all AT-ATs

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Requirements:                         Bronze           Silver            Gold
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Completion Time:                       13:00            -----            ----
Enemies Destroyed:                        45               --              --
Shot Accuracy:                             7%              ---             ---
Friendlies Lost:                           4                -               -
Lives Lost:                                2                -               -
Targeting Computer Efficiency:            12%              ---             ---

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Walkthrough
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Vengeance on Kothlis is a relatively easy mission, compared to many of the
others, as it just combines skills you've learned on a few other missions into
one large, multi-craft mission.

Anyway, to begin, follow the transport for a few moments until the TIEs get
into firing range. Try to spot the Interceptors and take them out as quick as
possible, as they constantly trail you and do damage or even take you out if
you're not careful. There should be a few pairs of two Interceptors and a
couple squads of TIEs. After you take out the Interceptors focus on the TIEs
until the transport gets close to the coastline where it will land. If all or
most of the TIEs are down, use your spare time to fly over and take out as
many guns still left on the Star Destroyer as possible (believe it or not, the
Star Destroyer will actually only have the guns left that you didn't destroy
in the previous mission).

After the transport lands three AT-ATs manage to make their way out of the
Star Destroyer and start stomping toward the transport. Quickely fly to the
transport and run into the blue Rebel sign to get into the speeder. Now turn
around and take down the AT-ATs in the same fashion as you did on Hoth. The
difference now though, is that the AT-ATs are in water, so half of their legs
are covered giving you less space to spin around them. Take out the closest of
the AT-ATs to the transport and as one goes down take down the next closest,
that way it gives the ones in the back a little time to get into shallower
water, making it easier to spin around them.

After the AT-ATs go down a few dozen AT-PTs emerge from pods in the water, fly
back to the transport as fast as you can and fly into the blue Rebel sign on
the right to get into the Y-Wing. Tell your wingmen to go after the guns if
there are any left and quickely press B to activate your proton bombs. Now
turn on your targeting computer (which will stay on while your proton bombs
are activated, regardless of if you have the targeting computer tech upgrade)
and watch the on screen map of where the AT-PTs are under the water so you can
take them out before they reach the shore. There are many of them, so you will
have to take a few passes, if any of them emerge from the water, take them out
with your lasers to save your bombs. Your bombs recharge about 1 every ten
seconds, so if you run out, just fly outward until you recharge a few extra.
By now there should be more TIEs approaching, send your wingmen after them and
continue taking out the AT-PTs.

Once the AT-PTs are scrap metal another cutscene will take place, now your
target is the Star Destroyer's hull itself. If there are still more than a few
TIEs, take them out to give your proton bombs time to recharge. Once you've
got plenty of proton bombs, fly over the Star Destroyer to see what you're
supposed to bomb, then unload all you've got on it. It should take two full
loads to take out, but once you do the mission is complete! Nice job!

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M I S S I O N  7:   I m p e r i a l   A c a d e m y   H e i s t
===============================================================================
AVAILABLE CRAFT: Snowspeeder

OBJECTIVES:

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Requirements:                         Bronze           Silver            Gold
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Completion Time:                       -----            -----            ----
Enemies Destroyed:                        --               --              --
Shot Accuracy:                             --              ---             ---
Friendlies Lost:                           -                -               -
Lives Lost:                                -                -               -
Targeting Computer Efficiency:            ---              ---             ---

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More coming soon...


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6. Vehicles -------------------------------------------------------------------

This section tells you the game's description of each vehicle, their primary
and secondary weapon, and my comments, just to give you a better feel for the
craft to be found in Rogue Leader.

==============
X-Wing Fighter
==============
PRIMARY WEAPON: Quad laser cannons   SECONDARY WEAPON: Proton torpedoes

DESCRIPTION: With its unique double-layered wings (known as S-foils), the
X-Wing is one of the most recognizable ships in the Star Wars universe. A
versatile and robust ship, the X-Wing features a reinforced titanium alloy
hull and high-powered shield generators, not to mention an on-board R2 unit
for repairs.

COMMENTS: With good speed, good maneuverability, and good firepower to
boot, the X-Wing is a great fighter that is at least above average on
all aspects.

==============
Y-Wing Fighter
==============
PRIMARY WEAPON: Dual laser cannons       SECONDARY WEAPON: Proton bombs

Part fighter and part bomber, the Y-Wing is the precursor to the X-Wing.
It may not be as maneuverable, but it makes up for its limitations by having
an impressive arsenal, including proton bombs and the powerful ion cannon.
Its proton bombs make it the ideal craft to use for any ground-based missions
where the goal is to bomb surface targets. The Y-Wing also includes an R2
unit to help repair the ship when it gets damaged.

COMMENTS: Clumsy and slow, and with weak blasters, the Y-Wing is one of
my least favored ships. It packs some good punch in its proton bombs, but if
you try taking out anything in the air with this good luck.

======
A-Wing
======
PRIMARY WEAPON: Dual laser cannons
SECONDARY WEAPON: Concussion missles

By far the fastest starfighter in the Rebel Alliance, the A-Wing is quick
and agile in everything it does. It features a limited nitro boost that
allows it to get speed bursts when you click the R button. The A-Wing has
unlimited nitro boosts, although the boost does take time to recharge. While
the A-Wing has an impressive arsenal, its major weakness is the fact that
its shields are relatively weak and its hull is easily pierced by blaster
fire.

COMMENTS: The fastest ship, with decent concentrated firepower, the A-Wing
is a decent ship for most missions. Its armor can make it a little annoying,
but overall an above average ship.

======
B-Wing
======
PRIMARY WEAPON: Tripple laser cannon
SECONDARY WEAPON: Proton torpedoes

Built by the Rebel Alliance primarilly as a vessel designed to engage
Imperial capital ships, the B-Wing's unique shape makes it stand out
compared to the other Rebel ships. While it shares the same basic weapon
setup as the X-Wing, it has one important addition: double ion cannons.
With powerful shields and the ability to close its S-foils to speed up,
the ship's major disadvantage is that its shape sometimes makes it harder
to maneuver.

COMMENTS: Like the X-Wing on most respects, the only disadvantage the
B-Wing suffers when compared to the X-Wing is the maneuverability of its
strange shape.

============
Snow Speeder
============
PRIMARY WEAPON: Twin laser cannons
SECONDARY WEAPON: Tow cable

Officially known as the Incom T-47, this ship is famous for its unique towing
cable which can be put to use to take down Imperial AT-ATs. The Snow Speeder
is limited to relatively low altitudes and can't perform advanced maneuvers
such as rolls, but it is fast and small, making it hard for enemy troops to
hit with any precision. That's a good thing, because the Snow Speeder lacks
any strong shields for protection.

COMMENTS: The snow speeder, with good speed and maneuverability, is
definitely a fun ship to fly. It doesn't pack that much firepower, but it's
definitely not bad either.


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7. Weapons and Upgrades -------------------------------------------------------

Here you will find the various tech upgrades in the game, the manual's
description, and where to find them. Tech upgrades are very important in
your survival in Rogue Leader, without them some missions will seem neigh
impossible.


+---------------+
 Regular Weapons
+---------------+

Coming soon...


+--------+
 Upgrades
+--------+

Below are descriptions of weapon upgrades. After finding the upgrade, you need
to complete the mission in order for it to be kept.

===============
Advanced Lasers
===============
WHERE TO FIND: On the Battle of Hoth, right after the cutscene where the
shield generator is destroyed, turn around and go where the shield generator
once stood and it'll be sitting right there. Easy as pie :)

DESCRIPTION: Aquiring this upgrade will improve the power of your laser
cannons so they do more damage to enemy craft. This upgrade applies to all
the ships.

================
Advanced Shields
================
WHERE TO FIND: On the first mission, Death Star Attack, first take out the
guard towers. Now immediately after the cutscene that takes place, turn
to the left at about 11 o' clock and look for a glowing white cone. It
shouldn't be too hard to spot against the grey Star Destroyer.

DESCRIPTION: The ultimate defensive upgrade, advanced shields affects all
ships and improves the strength of your shields. If found, the
shield-strength display in the lower-left corner of the screen will be tinted
blue to indicate that your shields are as strong as they can be.

=========================
Advanced Proton Torpedoes
=========================
WHERE TO FIND:

DESCRIPTION: If you find this upgrade, it will make the X-Wing and B-Wing's
proton torpedoes more powerful.

=====================
Advanced Proton Bombs
=====================
WHERE TO FIND:

DESCRIPTION: Proton bombs on the Y-Wing are even more deadly if you find this
upgrade.

============================
Advanced Concussion Missiles
============================
WHERE TO FIND:

DESCRIPTION: The A-Wing's concussion milliles become more powerful with
this upgrade.

===========================
Advanced Targeting Computer
===========================
WHERE TO FIND:

DESCRIPTION: This upgrade further improves the targeting computer, activated
by pressing the Y button. Without the upgrade you have to hold down to Y
button to keep the computer on screen, but this upgrade allows the computer to
be permanently toggled on or off during the game.

With this upgrade installed, the C-stick can be moved while in targeting
computer mode to highlight specific enemy ships you'd like wingmates to
attack. After highlighting ships through the targeting computer, use the
regular control pad commands to order your wingmates to attack those specific
targets.

=======================
Seeker Proton Torpedoes
=======================
WHERE TO FIND: This upgrade is simple enough. On Veneance on Kothlis, follow
the transport until it's a minute or two from setting down, make sure you take
out as many TIEs as possible. Before the transport sets down, head toward the
tip of the Star Destroyer. Now swing back 180 degrees and slowly fly into the
Star Destroyer's control deck (yes, IN the Star Destroyer!). The upgrade will
be in the left-most hole.

DESCRIPTION: This upgrade makes the proton torpedoes on the X-Wing and B-Wing
lock onto enemies once fired.

============================
Advanced Concussion Missiles
============================
WHERE TO FIND:

DESCRIPTION: The A-Wing gets its own set of heat seeking concussion missiles
that can lock on to enemy targets after being fired.

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8. Other Stuff ----------------------------------------------------------------

+----------+
 Tips/Hints
+----------+

- Your targeting computer is a very useful tool. If you're in a mission where
  you need to kill off enemies, use your computer to see which ones are
  necessary to kill. You ONLY need to kill those in yellow. Purple objects are
  there to help inflict damage upon you, but you'll complete the mission
  faster if you focus on items in yellow. (Targets other than yellow but are
  necessary to destroy are also shown in yellow.) Using the computer lowers
  your efficiency, but that's not your concern the first time playing a
  mission.

- Learn the best way to evade enemies. Vary your speed to confuse them, and
  brake in hopes that they'll fly pass you. If there's a guy right on your
  butt, simply hold L and do a very sharp turn to get away temporarily. Kill
  'em before they can kill you.

- Upgrade your ships! An upgrade is available in the very first mission so get
  the upgrades whereever you can because they'll help you to do better in
  later levels. See our upgrades section for information on how to find these.

- Don't be careless. Playing for fun is one thing, but if you're actually
  trying to complete a mission, don't dive straight down at the ground and try
  to pull up at the last second because you think it's fun--after three ships
  it's game over, and it's never fun starting long missions over again.


+---------+
 Passcodes
+---------+

LIONHEAD - Apparently the makers of Rogue Leader loved Peter Molyneux's
           Black & White for PC so much that they made a code for it. Entering
	   'LIONHEAD' (a poke at Molyneux's actual development team of the
	   same name) lets you play the game in monochrome black and white.
	   Not very fun, but a cool trick none the less!

COMPOSER - Entering 'COMPOSER' will open the 'Music Hall' option in the
           Special Features menu that lets you listen to the game's various
	   back-ground music (BGMs) at your leisure.

BLAHBLAH - Perhaps the most interesting passcode, entering 'BLAHBLAH' opens an
           'Audio Commentary' option in the Special Features menu. By turning
	   Audio Commentary on, once you start a mission, you'll hear various
	   people from Factor 5 (the creators of Rogue Leader) staff
           commenting on the level, developing, and various other good stuff,
	   much like a DVD audio commentary.

?INSIDER - Entering '?INSIDER' (peculiar name eh?) will open up the Documentary
           feature in the Special Features menu. The documentary feature is
	   a nice behind the scenes look at some of the process of the making
	   of Rogue Leader.

EXHIBIT! - Entering 'EXHIBIT!' will open a nice (albeit small) art gallery in
           the Special Features menu.

THATSME! - Entering 'THATSME!' will unlock the Credits option in the Special
           Features menu. Not much of a code, but a code none the less.


+------------+
 Secret Ships
+------------+

-------
Slave 1
-------
To unlock Boba Fett's prized fighter, just complete twelve missions with a
silver medal or better.

-----------
TIE Fighter
-----------
You can unlock this ship by beating the Imperial Academy Heist mission after
stealing the TIE fighter. You can now play as your enemy...um, hurray!

-----------------
Naboo Starfighter
-----------------
Complete the training mission 100% in all four daytime variations (morning,
afternoon, evening, and night) to get this ship.

-----------------------------
Darth Vader's Tie Advanced X1
-----------------------------
Get 15 gold medals (That's EVERY mission, buddy) to get this.

----------------
Millenium Falcon
----------------
You can get this baby by getting bronze medals or higher for all ten main
missions.


+-------------+
 Other Secrets
+-------------+

--------
Ace Mode
--------
Successfully complete everything in the training mode and get fifteen gold
medals. Think you can do it?

-----------
Documentary
-----------
The documentary option in the Special Features menu will be unlocked once you
have completed the 10 standard missions regardless of what medals you obtained.
The documentary option lets you watch a special feature on the making of Star
Wars Rogue Leader.

--------------------
Developer Commentary
--------------------
Get ten bronze medals to unlock the developer commentary feature in the 
features menu.


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9. Final Words ----------------------------------------------------------------


Thank you for taking the time to read through this guide. If you've read
everything and still have questions, feel free to email either of us. We may
be unable to give decent answers as we're still working through all of the
missions.

And if you're a webmaster, you must have permission from both authors before
posting it on your site, although it's unlikely that we'll allow it on anything
else for now.

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Andy787 (Andy Wilson) - Andy78787@hotmail.com
miffo (Michael Paul) - miffo007@yahoo.com ~ http://igamingnetwork.tripod.com/
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~


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Credits:
========

GameFAQs - For hosting this guide.

Ultrasabre - For posting very helpful information regarding weapon upgrades on
             the IGN.com boards. It made our lives much easier. :)

D0NKEY K0NG - He told us some hints on AIM to help us complete the game in the
              first place. Thanks!

Cheatcc.com - Some codes were found here regarding secret ships and passcodes.

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Revision History:
=================

November 22, 2001 - A lot more was added, including almost everything you can
                    think of.

November 16, 2001 - First started working on it, based soley the the
                    game's manual.


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Fin                                 Copyright (c) 2001 Andy Wilson/Michael Paul