SGA sign - Keen 3

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SGA sign - Keen 3

Post by szemi » Sat Jan 10, 2015 0:37

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I've found this sign in the Keen3 tileset and it says "SIEO". What that means?
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Post by StupidBunny » Sat Jan 10, 2015 1:32

Indeed, that sign appears in one level, too...is it Fort Cavort? At least in some versions, I think. I have never figured out what it means, though for the longest time I thought it just said "SIGN" (guess I transliterated the first two letters and then stopped paying attention or something.)
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Post by Commander Spleen » Sat Jan 10, 2015 4:49

I do recall seeing that sign, and figured it was a typo of SILO (because rockets). But I don't actually see it in the level maps on the Keen Wiki. Either it was in an earlier version or I saw it while browsing through the tileset at some point.

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Post by StupidBunny » Sat Jan 10, 2015 8:18

I'm at least 99% sure it was in Fort Cavort. Given how many years I played the version where that map was broken (which is not the one the KeenWiki displays) I suspect it is a version thing after all. In which case, I had no idea that would've changed between versions...anyway, I think "SILO" in that case would be a great theory for what it was meant to say, and it certainly wouldn't surprise me that a sign in the Keen 3 tileset would have a typo in it :foot
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Post by KeenRush » Sat Jan 10, 2015 9:46

Another thing I think I've never noticed. Cool. If I ever run a Keen trivia quiz... :disguised
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Post by VikingBoyBilly » Sat Jan 10, 2015 14:18

When it was put in it's proper context, I assumed it said SILO by default, but my brain didn't know that mystery SIEO sign ever existed when Szemi brought it up.
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Post by Benvolio » Sat Jan 10, 2015 19:34

Guys, guys, you're such n00bs.

Obviously, it stands for Shikadi Interstellar Expansion Organisation. The Vorts were puppets of the Shikadi Master all along!

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Post by elecdude33 » Tue Jan 13, 2015 14:37

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Post by Levellass » Thu Jan 29, 2015 3:44

elecdude33 wrote:Search Interstellar Engine Optimisation
Now that plain doesn't make any sense by the rules of grammar.
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