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by XkyRauh
Sat Oct 09, 2021 14:18
Forum: Official Keen Games
Topic: Keen6: Discovered a glitch
Replies: 9
Views: 703

Re: Keen6: Discovered a glitch

I originally thought Keen was just naturally able to stand on Blooglets the same way he does on Giks. I remember running into (hah) this glitch quite a few times when I was a kid playing on actual MS-DOS machines, without being aware it was not actually supposed to happen. I always enjoyed "Bl...
by XkyRauh
Mon Sep 06, 2021 14:07
Forum: Official Keen Games
Topic: Keen 4 Most Favorite Level?
Replies: 20
Views: 1689

Re: Keen 4 Most Favorite Level?

This is so hard for me to answer, because Keen4 is one of my least-favorite Keens to begin with. I voted for Cave of Descendants and Sand Yego, if only because they were the two Keen4 levels that came to mind first when thinking of levels from the game. I like that 'the cave of descending' has a pre...
by XkyRauh
Thu Aug 19, 2021 2:51
Forum: Official Keen Games
Topic: Keen 4 Least Favorite Level?
Replies: 38
Views: 2385

Re: Keen 4 Least Favorite Level?

The thought did occur though that this topic seems just like some old threads Xky started on Keen:Modding from like 2006 haha. :lol Yeah! When I was searching for a way to make XkyKeen4 happen, I was thinking a *lot* about level design and how to keep it interesting. This poll really made me realiz...
by XkyRauh
Sat Aug 14, 2021 13:25
Forum: Official Keen Games
Topic: Keen 4 Least Favorite Level?
Replies: 38
Views: 2385

Re: Keen 4 Least Favorite Level?

Crystalus.

The more I reflect on my preferences for levels, the more I realize that I'm not a fan of verticality! Bloogton Tower and Crystalus are among my least favorite Keen levels, and they're both tremendously vertical.
by XkyRauh
Tue Jul 06, 2021 13:06
Forum: Other Keen Stuff
Topic: How can voices sound different in Keen 4-6
Replies: 9
Views: 4801

Re: How can voices sound different in Keen 4-6

The Bounder's jump/impact noise changes also, multiple times in that video. :(
by XkyRauh
Tue Jul 06, 2021 13:01
Forum: Other Keen Stuff
Topic: My keen childhood "trauma"
Replies: 13
Views: 1522

Re: My keen childhood "trauma"

I had multiple nightmares about Vorticons when I was maybe in 4th or 5th grade. Mostly about the hopelessness of an entire planet of them, brainwashed, coming to get me. They're supposed to be a sort of goofy, gawky enemy, but they scared the crap out of me when I first played Keen!
by XkyRauh
Tue Jul 06, 2021 12:59
Forum: Unofficial Keen Games
Topic: Operation Station Infiltration
Replies: 15
Views: 1633

Re: Operation Station Infiltration

If Red has a green bottom, then Blue shouldn't have a green bottom also. If Green's going to have a pink bottom, there should maybe be a Robo Pink? Could just cycle everything, so that Red has green bottom, Blue has yellow, Green has red, and Yellow has blue. Why not have one of the mouths be more o...
by XkyRauh
Thu Jul 01, 2021 19:45
Forum: Release Forum
Topic: Recreated Keen 4-6 Source Code
Replies: 47
Views: 4514

Re: Recreated Keen 4-6 Source Code

This is neat. :)
by XkyRauh
Tue Jun 29, 2021 14:10
Forum: Unofficial Keen Games
Topic: Return to the Shadowlands
Replies: 45
Views: 5822

Re: Return to the Shadowlands

This mod was fantastic! :) Ceilick, your love for the series shone through the level design. I have to admit, some of the levels were a bit on the huge side for me, and I found myself getting confused/lost, but the overall pacing and play was excellent. Thank you for a wonderful experience! Accessin...
by XkyRauh
Tue Jun 22, 2021 14:27
Forum: Official Keen Games
Topic: Vortiville jump
Replies: 4
Views: 596

Re: Vortiville jump

I've never managed, but I've also never tried. :) I took one look at the fishes and the cakes and said "Moving on!"
by XkyRauh
Wed Jan 27, 2021 18:08
Forum: Other Keen Stuff
Topic: Keen GBC MIDIs
Replies: 5
Views: 1129

Re: Keen GBC MIDIs

As an aside, Benvolio, that screenshot of Midisoft Session brings back a LOT of memories for me--that was my first MIDI editor, back when I was in 7th grade! I later moved to Midisoft Studio 4.0, and used that until I updated to Windows 7, which no longer allowed me to run it. :( I loved that softwa...
by XkyRauh
Wed Jan 27, 2021 18:07
Forum: Other Keen Stuff
Topic: Keen GBC MIDIs
Replies: 5
Views: 1129

Re: Keen GBC MIDIs

Thanks! I'd never played the Keen GBA game, either, and I figured I should rectify that. I found it a little confusing, and it took me a while to figure out how to activate switches, and ultimately I decided I didn't want to spend the time & energy to play it all the way through... but the music...
by XkyRauh
Wed Dec 09, 2020 2:17
Forum: Other Keen Stuff
Topic: COSMO'S COSMIC ADVENTURE SOURCE CODE RECONSTRUCTED!
Replies: 15
Views: 2824

Re: COSMO'S COSMIC ADVENTURE SOURCE CODE RECONSTRUCTED!

Thank you, K1n9_Duk3, for that in-depth response! You've pretty much identified exactly why I lost steam on XkyKeen4 and eventually gave up. I have no experience working with "The Stack" and assembler language, and all I was doing was poking around in the .EXE with a hex editor and trying ...
by XkyRauh
Mon Dec 07, 2020 17:14
Forum: Other Keen Stuff
Topic: COSMO'S COSMIC ADVENTURE SOURCE CODE RECONSTRUCTED!
Replies: 15
Views: 2824

Re: COSMO'S COSMIC ADVENTURE SOURCE CODE RECONSTRUCTED!

Can you guys please help me understand the difference between "patching" and "source code mods?" Like... a source code mod would be changing the actual game code, changing the hard-coded values for, say, text and graphics. Modding would be... intercepting values as they are place...
by XkyRauh
Mon Oct 19, 2020 20:51
Forum: Unofficial Keen Games
Topic: Keen 14: Secret of the Sorcerer
Replies: 20
Views: 8170

Re: Keen 14: Secret of the Sorcerer

The design of the Chaos Tempest is interesting! I wonder how the new enemy will behave.