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by Plasma Captain
Mon Apr 01, 2019 22:36
Forum: Official Keen Games
Topic: The Origin of the Keen: Vorticons Death Animation
Replies: 5
Views: 1210

Re: The Origin of the Keen: Vorticons Death Animation

I'd always assumed that he'd been reduced to a head and feet, but I had just thought it was because the first trilogy was a bit darker (lots of death)... I never would have imagined it could be a reference to a cartoon. I like this theory.
by Plasma Captain
Mon Apr 01, 2019 22:30
Forum: Official Keen Games
Topic: Dort and Gik
Replies: 5
Views: 801

Re: Dort and Gik

That's an interesting point. I always got the impression that the Dort wasn't lethal (like Bounders); maybe they recycled the concept and made it more interesting (e.g. dangerous) for K6. Could be...!
by Plasma Captain
Thu Mar 14, 2019 22:54
Forum: Unofficial Keen Games
Topic: Redrawing Keen 1 sprites
Replies: 14
Views: 1498

Re: Redrawing Keen 1 sprites

Oh my gosh, it's all so adorable! These would be great in a mod...
by Plasma Captain
Fri Jan 04, 2019 6:19
Forum: Release Forum
Topic: Suburb Shenanigans
Replies: 58
Views: 6447

Re: Suburb Shenanigans

In this episode, we learn that Billy's next door neighbour would murder him on sight. :-O Wasn't expecting this to come out! I haven't completed it yet, but I've been through a number of levels and it's a cute mod. The suburbs are a nice change of pace; I've been anticipating this one because of tha...
by Plasma Captain
Mon Mar 26, 2018 15:56
Forum: Unofficial Keen Games
Topic: Buried in Oblivion 2.0 ?
Replies: 11
Views: 2852

Re: Buried in Oblivion 2.0 ?

Hahahah. I voted for yes, just to say. :disguised :goth Even though you posted before me, I forgot you were using that emotikeen as your avatar... :-o By the way, this topic reminded me that I'd had Buried in Oblivion downloaded but had neglected to actually play it (this keeps happening with me), s...
by Plasma Captain
Sun Mar 25, 2018 13:38
Forum: Unofficial Keen Games
Topic: Buried in Oblivion 2.0 ?
Replies: 11
Views: 2852

Re: Buried in Oblivion 2.0 ?

One person voted "no". There is a mole ( :goth ) among us...
by Plasma Captain
Tue Mar 20, 2018 23:18
Forum: Unofficial Keen Games
Topic: Buried in Oblivion 2.0 ?
Replies: 11
Views: 2852

Re: Buried in Oblivion 2.0 ?

Why is this even a question? Who would vote against something like this? Kill them.
by Plasma Captain
Sat Mar 10, 2018 20:26
Forum: Other Keen Stuff
Topic: Question about Mortimer McMire's costume
Replies: 33
Views: 8298

Re: Question about Mortimer McMire's costume

szemi wrote:
Sun Dec 10, 2017 10:54
And as I quoted, you should believe it. Why?
I find this amusing.

But anyway, I'm saddened to lose the concept of Mortimer wearing a white shirt under black suspenders. If his design was supposed to be a black t-shirt, I wonder why the sprite looks like that instead.
by Plasma Captain
Fri Nov 17, 2017 17:12
Forum: Release Forum
Topic: Planet Of Agony (Keen 1 mod)
Replies: 52
Views: 14438

Re: Planet Of Agony (Keen 1 mod)

I'm currently playing it, but wasn't planning on commenting until afterward. I've completed the first 7 levels so far, I think, and it's very enjoyable - it's still really hard, but there seem to be some modifications to extra lives or something, because I tend to accrue enough of them to keep playi...
by Plasma Captain
Thu Nov 02, 2017 13:33
Forum: Official Keen Games
Topic: Unused Keen Art meant for an Apogee catalog
Replies: 13
Views: 6117

Re: Unused Keen Art meant for an Apogee catalog

This is neat, but... I'm sorry, Keen just looks kind of off. His shirt looks like it's pinned to his left shoulder, his face looks flat, his legs look like they aren't jointed properly to his hips and the helmet just looks strange in a way I can't currently specify. It's strange because everything e...
by Plasma Captain
Tue Oct 31, 2017 13:45
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Bomberman Tower (Beta) - Version 0.7.5
Replies: 13
Views: 5914

Re: Bomberman Tower (Beta) - Version 0.5.3

Mega-necro... sorry, I hope it's alright!

A new version has been released, 0.7.5, with a new world, bug fixes, difficulty fixes, and more (details in the first post)! Please try it. Happy Halloween!

Download Bomberman Tower v0.7.5!
by Plasma Captain
Sat Sep 30, 2017 23:05
Forum: Official Keen Games
Topic: Difficulty vs Opportunity in Keen 1: Number Crunching
Replies: 13
Views: 5556

Re: Difficulty vs Opportunity in Keen 1: Number Crunching

One day we'll need to have a 'worst level ever' competition. Ohhh, yes. This needs to happen. The levels should be beatable, but designed to go against player psychology. Inaccessible points, dead ends that force the player to reset, formless platforming with sadistically-placed traps, the works .
by Plasma Captain
Tue Sep 26, 2017 23:19
Forum: Official Keen Games
Topic: Something I just noticed after a quarter century of playing: strutting!
Replies: 5
Views: 2894

Re: Something I just noticed after a quarter century of playing: strutting!

Woah. I'd never even thought to try the up/down keys in a level before. It's not really any more precise than just lightly tapping the left/right arrow, but it does look nicer. But looking nicer doesn't really strike me as useful from a gameplay perspective, at least not enough to deter the average ...
by Plasma Captain
Tue Aug 15, 2017 18:00
Forum: Other Keen Stuff
Topic: The Shikadi
Replies: 4
Views: 1793

Re: The Shikadi

You could always write short stories like this or even microfiction. You seem to have a knack for it.
by Plasma Captain
Mon Aug 14, 2017 16:55
Forum: Other Keen Stuff
Topic: The Shikadi
Replies: 4
Views: 1793

Re: The Shikadi

Plasma Captain wrote:
Mon Jan 18, 2016 14:44
Do you write somewhere? Like, somewhere other than random PCKF threads? If not... can you? Please?
Really, though. This reminds me of the classic sci-fi short stories I used to read. And it is very well-composed.