The 25th Anniversary of Commander Keen is Coming!

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The 25th Anniversary of Commander Keen is Coming!

Post by ScarletFlame » Sun Oct 04, 2015 19:52

December 14 2015 will mark the day that the first Keen trilogy was made 25 years ago.

I'm wondering if anyone will be doing anything special on that day (like a mod or something), I know I am. :)

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Post by troublesomekeen » Sun Oct 04, 2015 21:18

Ooooooh cool! I'm trying to cook up a little mod, but with new ideas popping into my head, it gets more and more complicated. It's going to be good though. It's unlike anything anyone has ever seen, but already has seen at the same time. Can't wait to finish it, but life continues to be super busy.
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Post by Lava89 » Sun Oct 04, 2015 21:36

Anyone else think this should be the new Keen Day?

Most game series' use a date the first game was released on, as their point of celebration. Whereas Keen Day is only celebrated on 3-14 because the main character's IQ is the same number. Having a day not shared by Pi day or Einstein's birthday might set us apart as a fandom as well, me thinks.

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Post by Gridlock » Sun Oct 04, 2015 22:13

Woah, I hadn't even thought of this. It'd be hard to think of anything other than 3-14 as Keen day, though.

If it was about a month later, I could probably have Atroxian Realm done for the anniversary. Too bad I don't have any time to work (let alone think) about modding right now with college. I think it'd be cool if we had a season of Keen right around Christmas, though (25 days/years of Keen?). :christmas
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Post by Keening_Product » Mon Oct 05, 2015 1:49

3-14 is only relevant in America :p Could we make that Commander Keen day, and release date Keen day? We could totally do that. I mean, why not? More celebration! :birthday

Well spotted ScarletFlame. Maybe ID will announce it's reviving the series on that day :disguised
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Post by KeenRush » Mon Oct 05, 2015 8:02

Wow, unbelievable. :eek 25 and still going strong. I wish I could get something done for that day, I certainly have ideas, but it seems doubtful. Hope others get good productions done. :dopekeen
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Post by VikingBoyBilly » Mon Oct 05, 2015 15:20

So Keen's number is actually 1214. Hmm.

1+2 = 3. Zomg! 314! :eek
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Post by Roobar » Mon Oct 05, 2015 17:14

It's 3 months away men... Anyway, the Keen day is 3.14. Special things are released on this day.

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Post by Flaose » Tue Oct 06, 2015 3:29

Operation Stardust for Keen's 25th Anniversary! :)
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Post by VikingBoyBilly » Tue Oct 06, 2015 12:33

I still need to uplaod my level.
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Post by Quillax » Wed Oct 07, 2015 2:23

Well, I don't really know what to do to celebrate Keen's 25th anniversary, though, I could try to get some stuff from Commander Keen Maker, my Keen fangame done. I might also work on that one mod (and no, it's not the first episode of Go Keen, Go) I have planning out for a while, I just gotta think about more of the story of my mod, and also think about the planet and creatures.

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Post by Keening_Product » Wed Oct 07, 2015 2:35

Demos and trailers would be cool. "Hey, that was 25 years; here's what to expect in the next quarter decade."
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Post by Benvolio » Wed Oct 07, 2015 18:18

3-14 is only relevant in America Cheeky
I dunno, Commander Keen is a very American thing and although I am very much an adherent to all the conventions on this side of the Atlantic when it comes to spelling, dates etc, exceptions are to be made when a truly exceptional chunk of American culture comes along. I thus find it quite relevant.

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Post by Keening_Product » Thu Oct 08, 2015 0:56

True.
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Post by Commander Spleen » Thu Oct 15, 2015 1:00

Keening_Product wrote:3-14 is only relevant in America :p
Not if you use the most sensible Standard Global Date:

2015-03-14

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