Jade Empire is an Action role-playing game developed by BioWare. The game was first published in 2005 by Microsoft Game Studios and was released worldwide for theXbox. On May 10, 2006, BioWare announced a version for Microsoft Windows, to be published by 2K Games and developed by LTI Gray Matter.
The Special Edition was also released through the Steam delivery system on February 27, 2007 and was published by the Valve Corporation.
Jade Empire follows the style of the Wuxia genre within a mythical setting inspired by ancient China. The player character, who can be either male or female, progresses through an adventure based on traditional martial arts and can discover and develop new fighting styles martial arts, weapon styles, magic styles, support styles, ortransformation styles. Combat is not turn-based, but is in real time, granting players control over how and when characters dodge or attack.
Jade Empire needs Directx 9.
If you are running Jade Empire special edition and come across strange ingame crashes at random positions (The game immediatley crashes to desktop without any error message.)
1. Go to your Jade Empire installation folder.
2. Open the " override " folder.
3. Find the " apperance.2da " and open it in any text editor of your choice.
4. Look for the line with " WildFlower_f " in this case it is line 40
5. Now replace the " N_Wild_ " in the second column to " N_Dawn_ ".
6. Save and close the file.
Now you should be able to play the game without crashing.