Weird secret in Keen 6

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Weird secret in Keen 6

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I came across this weird thing on youtube...

Has anyone else ever seen this?
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I've never seen that!

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I gotta look at this mirror tile on the tilesheet.
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Unless there's some sort of crazy special case in the game code to hotpatch that section in or it appeared in only a certain version/distribution, it's fake. (I'll try it in-game soon, though.)

The level in question:
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(The coordinates shown are both just one tile past the lower-right "block" and, as indicated by the square brackets as opposed to round ones, are outside the level bounds.)

Neither the mirror nor the "I C U" sign appear in any of the tilesets, so those too would have to be specialized to version or hotpatched, though there is a contiguous unused region in the background tileset large enough to hold the necessary tiles.

There are no tiles with the "door" property in the level, nor are there any links save those on the switches and key holders. I checked using the Tile Instance Locator and all those black tiles have foreground tile 0 (null) on top of them.

Or maybe there's a conspiracy among all the level editor writers.

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Post by Roobar »

Oh come on! There are 3 more days until Aprils fool day! This is obviously a troll video. Well done though, well done.

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I tried it in-game, and it doesn't work. It's probably either in a special version, or it's just fake.
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Post by Plasma Captain »

A simple search for that YouTube link indicates that this same video has been brought up in two different topics, back in 2010 and 2009:

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viewtopic.php?p=29813#29813

In one of those topics, KeenRush insinuates that the hoax existed in the form of a screenshot even earlier than that.

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Fleexy it's so funny reading your comments now and then. It seems that you've forgot about that. :lol

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Plasma Captain wrote:In one of those topics, KeenRush insinuates that the hoax existed in the form of a screenshot even earlier than that.
I remember that screenshot. It was obvious it was fake, because the mirror tiles didn't fit nicely in the grid.
I can't find the original topic, unfortunately.

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Post by Levellass »

Aaah this again. I remembered this as soon as it was put on the keenwiki.


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Post by RoboBlue »

Calvero wrote:
Plasma Captain wrote:In one of those topics, KeenRush insinuates that the hoax existed in the form of a screenshot even earlier than that.
I remember that screenshot. It was obvious it was fake, because the mirror tiles didn't fit nicely in the grid.
I can't find the original topic, unfortunately.
Oh yeah... I remember that now.
The video was much more impressive, so I actually did fall for it at first. :o
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