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by Commander Spleen
Sat Nov 09, 2019 2:59
Forum: Other Keen Stuff
Topic: Keen Discord Server
Replies: 3
Views: 6359

Re: Keen Discord Server

Update for anyone who is unable or unwilling to use the Discord client: There is a plugin for the open source Pidgin instant messaging application that allows you to communicate with Discord servers without running the full client. Though you do still need to sign up for a Discord account first. It'...
by Commander Spleen
Mon Aug 26, 2019 7:25
Forum: Other Keen Stuff
Topic: keening - sugar search
Replies: 11
Views: 3609

Re: keening - sugar search

I assumed that first post was some kind of subliminal brainwashing attempt.
by Commander Spleen
Thu May 16, 2019 23:43
Forum: Release Forum
Topic: Planet Cloudius IX
Replies: 61
Views: 13508

Re: Planet Cloudius IX

#derp Let's try the Discord hosted one...
by Commander Spleen
Thu May 16, 2019 10:57
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: The Keen Generator
Replies: 17
Views: 4990

Re: The Keen Generator

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by Commander Spleen
Thu May 16, 2019 9:42
Forum: Release Forum
Topic: Planet Cloudius IX
Replies: 61
Views: 13508

Re: Planet Cloudius IX

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by Commander Spleen
Tue Apr 23, 2019 1:39
Forum: Release Forum
Topic: Planet Cloudius IX
Replies: 61
Views: 13508

Re: Planet Cloudius IX

In Keen 4-6, this was possible because every single sprite frame had its own hitbox. KEENGINE doesn't support that. I had planned to add something like this in the future, but it would make it much more difficult to add or modify the sprites, since you would also have to edit all the hitbox setting...
by Commander Spleen
Mon Apr 22, 2019 13:01
Forum: Release Forum
Topic: Planet Cloudius IX
Replies: 61
Views: 13508

Re: Planet Cloudius IX

Feature request: Make point items collectible while sliding down poles. Also, at first I thought there was no lives system but just noticed it uses the original lives mechanic. Checked the help text and discovered the quickload key. I will use that emulate infinite-lives/per-level scoring. Wine 4.0...
by Commander Spleen
Mon Apr 22, 2019 2:17
Forum: Release Forum
Topic: Planet Cloudius IX
Replies: 61
Views: 13508

Re: Planet Cloudius IX

So I happened to upgrade to Wine 4.0 for an unrelated purpose and gave this another try. Now it runs properly. Very nice engine overall. The camera and physics are surprisingly comfortable. Sound effects and music create a sufficiently Keenish atmosphere. Level design is interesting and flows well. ...
by Commander Spleen
Fri Apr 19, 2019 0:16
Forum: Release Forum
Topic: Planet Cloudius IX
Replies: 61
Views: 13508

Re: Planet Cloudius IX

Graphics look excellent, particularly the foreground stuff. I'm getting an EXCEPTION_ACCESS_VIOLATION error under both WINE and Windows 7 VM. log.txt (same thing for both): KEENGINE: Planet Cloudius IX - KEENGINE Version 0.62.3 ====================================================== Date: 19 Apr 2019...
by Commander Spleen
Tue Apr 09, 2019 15:06
Forum: The Theater
Topic: What Music Are You Listening To?
Replies: 401
Views: 146746

Re: What Music Are You Listening To?

I was just innocently youtubing and then Diorama and Diary of Dreams merged into some kind of https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=P ... uAM8wC2CCq
by Commander Spleen
Tue Apr 09, 2019 15:03
Forum: Release Forum
Topic: Planet Cloudius IX
Replies: 61
Views: 13508

Re: Unkno̯̜̻͘w̙̭n̫̖̺̼̼͖

proYorp wrote:
Tue Apr 09, 2019 0:44
Roobar wrote:
Mon Apr 01, 2019 17:32
SOMETHING
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lunick wrote:?
by Commander Spleen
Tue Apr 02, 2019 5:20
Forum: Release Forum
Topic: Planet Cloudius IX
Replies: 61
Views: 13508

Re: Unknown

Ah, yes. The familiar loading screen of the Commodore 64 cassette version of Keen Dreams. It would always hang right there after 5 minutes and had to be loaded again from the start several times. It had a great soundtrack, pity it had to be cut from the PC version.
by Commander Spleen
Wed Mar 20, 2019 12:11
Forum: The Classics
Topic: Age of Empires II
Replies: 7
Views: 3023

Re: Age of Empires II

It's kinda fun for a while building up a massive fishing fleet and forestry industry until someone wipes out my villagers because military units are boring.
by Commander Spleen
Mon Mar 18, 2019 8:31
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Pics of Keen on old systems
Replies: 18
Views: 4642

Re: Pics of Keen on old systems

Current PC's are the antithesis of the very reason I enjoy retro systems. I anticipate only nostalgia factor associated with them in the future... kind of like Windows XP machines today. Agreed. Though it makes me shudder to imagine it, there will be a generation coming of age in 10-15 years who gr...
by Commander Spleen
Sat Mar 16, 2019 23:28
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Pics of Keen on old systems
Replies: 18
Views: 4642

Re: Pics of Keen on old systems

80s PCs might seem unremarkable to today's audiences but if I buy a collection of them now then open museum in 2040 or something it will surely be a hit... You could probably do that with current PCs people are throwing away, given how suddenly 2000s era PCs have polluted the retro/vintage scene ov...