Total points in Keen4 entirely

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Total points in Keen4 entirely

Post by szemi » Sat Sep 29, 2018 1:06

Just wanna let you know I counted how many points you can get in the entire game.
Well, result is: 737200 points

(If I counted it wrong, let me know.)
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Re: Total points in Keen4 entirely

Post by fgw3master » Sat Sep 29, 2018 19:50

You mean without dying? You can get unlimited points if you keep dying after getting an extra life.

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Post by szemi » Sat Sep 29, 2018 20:51

Without dying.
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Post by KeenRush » Sun Sep 30, 2018 8:30

A great challenge here: get all the points, on hard, without dying (or saving) once. I couldn't do it.
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Post by szemi » Sun Sep 30, 2018 9:06

Well, from KeenWiki I just added the numbers (from all the levels) to the calculator exactly and that's how I counted it.
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Post by Benvolio » Tue Oct 09, 2018 7:18

Is it known who the best people at actually playing Keen are? Much more difficult to find out this information in this kind of game, compared to competitive multiplayer games. It's definitely not me anyway!

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Post by Nisaba » Tue Oct 09, 2018 10:50

Benvolio wrote:
Tue Oct 09, 2018 7:18
Is it known who the best people at actually playing Keen are? Much more difficult to find out this information in this kind of game, compared to competitive multiplayer games. It's definitely not me anyway!
...possibly CapnClever or Cosmo. at least in terms of speed running this thing.
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Post by Keening_Product » Sun Oct 21, 2018 10:07

szemi wrote:
Sun Sep 30, 2018 9:06
Well, from KeenWiki I just added the numbers (from all the levels) to the calculator exactly and that's how I counted it.
Is that including items which are impossible to reach?
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Re: Total points in Keen4 entirely

Post by szemi » Sun Oct 21, 2018 12:27

I only know about the unreachable 1UP flask in the Pyramid of the Moons.
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Post by Nisaba » Sun Oct 21, 2018 14:21

szemi wrote:
Sun Oct 21, 2018 12:27
I only know about the unreachable 1UP flask in the Pyramid of the Moons.
what unreachable water flask? as far as I know every item is in reach as long as you discover the secret within the secret...
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Re: Total points in Keen4 entirely

Post by szemi » Sun Oct 21, 2018 15:32

Sorry, not Pyramid of the Moons! I checked and the unreachable 1UP flask is in the Pyramid of the Gnosticene Ancients.
Just check the upper left corner under the top of the pyramid.

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Re: Total points in Keen4 entirely

Post by Nisaba » Sun Oct 21, 2018 15:52

has anybody ever tried to reach this flask? the wiki states that: "[this Lifewater flask] is kind of impossible to reach without cheating (the one above the knife shooter on the left side)"

this seems to be one of the last unraveled mysteries of Keen 4. what about a challenge? the first who is able to record a successful attempt to reach for this flask will win the competition.
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Re: Total points in Keen4 entirely

Post by szemi » Sun Oct 21, 2018 18:49

You died, so no prize.
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Re: Total points in Keen4 entirely

Post by Roobar » Sun Oct 21, 2018 19:40

szemi wrote:
Sun Oct 21, 2018 18:49
You died, so no prize.
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