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Post by AST » Fri Oct 10, 2014 15:11

do we have an update on the status of the release of the source code?

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Post by mortimer » Fri Oct 10, 2014 17:34

Hahaha.

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Post by Keening_Product » Wed Apr 01, 2015 23:49

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You know what I love? Having an addon that takes Rick-related videos and returns a random offering from youtube.Today I've seen the world's smallest bunny, orange peppers and Dutch Geronimo Stilton.
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Post by BlueGasMask » Sun Jun 21, 2015 16:32

Levellass wrote:You know what I love? Having an addon that takes Rick-related videos and returns a random offering from youtube.Today I've seen the world's smallest bunny, orange peppers and Dutch Geronimo Stilton.
This is my favourite anti roll yet.

Back on topic, any update? :begging
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Post by Lunick » Mon Jun 22, 2015 5:07

I was excited the topic was bumped...
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Post by NY00123 » Mon Jun 22, 2015 20:26

I can understand the sentiments. Afraid there's no info on when/if a public release is made, as stated in the following tweet by Rubits (same thing was also mentioned on IRC near the end of 2014): https://twitter.com/mikerubits/status/6 ... 3994177536

There's further this message from Romero, but I think there's isn't a lot to add again: https://twitter.com/romero/status/576250098780274689

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Post by Keening_Product » Tue Jun 23, 2015 3:16

#PCKF IRC on foonetic wrote:[Wed, 17 Jun 2015] [10:25:11 AM] <Naming_Product> Hi sponge, you've porbably become sick of this question by now, but what's the status of the source code?
[Wed, 17 Jun 2015] [10:25:21 AM] Nick You are now known as Keening_Product.
[Wed, 17 Jun 2015] [10:25:29 AM] <sponge> Naming_Product: unknown, it may just never be released i'm afraid
[Wed, 17 Jun 2015] [10:26:09 AM] <Keening_Product> That's a real shame, but thanks for answering. There seemed to be momentum for a while - do you know why everything stalled?
[Wed, 17 Jun 2015] [10:28:03 AM] <sponge> there's just some internal concern that i prob can't go into
[Wed, 17 Jun 2015] [10:34:10 AM] <Keening_Product> Fair enough. I hope that means they're considering a reboot a real possibility and not just an option haha
[Wed, 17 Jun 2015] [10:34:52 AM] <sponge> no i'm pretty much the only person internally that cares about keen heh
[Wed, 17 Jun 2015] [10:35:39 AM] <Keening_Product> Awh :(
[Wed, 17 Jun 2015] [10:36:05 AM] <Hypnotoad> leak the sauce anyway
[Wed, 17 Jun 2015] [10:36:27 AM] <sponge> at least i can rest assured that i got to see and play the original smb demo that got sent to nintendo
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Post by lemm » Sun Jul 26, 2015 6:28

If anyone reading this happens to be in Dallas, would you mind traveling to the convention centre Hilton Anatole and badgering the QuakeCon guys about the Keen Source?

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Post by Lunick » Sun Jul 26, 2015 12:22

lemm wrote:If anyone reading this happens to be in Dallas, would you mind traveling to the convention centre Hilton Anatole and badgering the QuakeCon guys about the Keen Source?
We probably should have organised this before Quakecon...
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Post by Paramultart » Tue Aug 25, 2015 16:44

ARGH!!! Why can't they just leak it privately? I know that everyone in the Keen in-circle would never blab and ruin a good thing.

This is why big companies shouldn't own copyrights.

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Post by K1n9_Duk3 » Wed Aug 26, 2015 9:37

I think it's safe to say that nobody here knows what is going on at id Software and/or Zenimax. Or if they do, they probably had to sign an NDA. Maybe they (id and Zenimax) are acually planning to release something to celebrate Keen's 25th anniversary?

And why are some people here so obsessed about the source code and try pushing id employees into doing illegal things that could get them fired?

If you want an illegal version of the source, just get a disassembler, a list of assembly instuctions and their effects, and disassemble the executables. With the Catacomb 3-D and Keen Dreams source already GPL'ed, you wouldn't even need to disassemble most of the low-level sound and graphics routines. From what I understand, the people creating patches for Keen already know most of the layout of the original code and I know that at least one (unfinished) Keen 4 disassembly exists (because, years ago, one of the people involved sent me a copy and I still have it around somewhere). I am not saying that it would be an easy task, but it is definitely possible. And you might get useful results before id decides to actually release the source.

That would also mean you would be able to reconstruct the Keen 6 source even if id cannot release the source due to legal issues.

Well, enough of that. Let's start waiting for christmas. :christmas
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