The Confessions Thread

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Gr1nreaper
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Actually...

Post by Gr1nreaper » Fri Dec 28, 2007 19:50

...all but keen 6 are available for sale. How hard did you look?

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Post by RaxorzJD » Sat Dec 29, 2007 4:21

i mean mine were long gone...not those originals on the market...

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Post by Commander Spleen » Sat Dec 29, 2007 6:31

Raxorz wrote:i mean mine were long gone
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Post by VikingBoyBilly » Sat Jan 05, 2008 2:17

(*) I have only played the demo version of Keen 6, and only passed the first level at that.
(*) I've never been to the secret levels in Keen4 and Keen5
(*) I already had a printout translation of the SGA by Tom Hall while playing Keen2 and Keen3, so I was able to read the signs before finding the secret level in Keen3.
(*) I didn't find the second princess lindsay (the one that tells you about the secret in the pyramid of the moons)
(*)I don't have game saves in episode 1 of my Commander Keen full pack on steam, because I finished the shareware I downloaded first.
(*)The first time I ever played commander keen was last summer, bought on Steam. (Hey, I was only 4 years old when the game came out, and my dad was religiously against windows operating systems) :o
(*) I honestly, truly want to pirate Keen 6. I just don't know where to find one. If there was a way I can buy it that's cool too.

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Post by Galaxieretter » Sat Jan 05, 2008 20:09

Since when has ID been using Valve's servers to distribute their old games?

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Post by DaVince » Sat Jan 05, 2008 21:34

Since a while now. A few months ago a Keener showed us how the whole Keen series (minus 6) was being sold on Valve.
Wow look at me I'm lurking

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Post by ckguy » Mon Jan 07, 2008 4:16

Well, time to update my confessions list. I've now completed Keen 3. (yay!) I decided to stop being intimidated by the mangling machine and just do it. Not so bad once I tried. :o

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Post by Grandy02 » Fri Jan 25, 2008 20:26

First, I own legal versions of all Keen episodes.
  • Keen Dreams was the first episode I played, and I love it.
  • I haven't beaten Keen 2, 3, 5 and 6 so far.
  • I didn't get Keen 2, 3, 5 and 6 in the 1990s.
  • I own and have beaten Keen GBC, and I think it isn't the worst platform game.
  • Long time, when I was a child, I played the Keen games without knowing what they are about. I didn't speak English, and I didn't ask someone to translate the story. Anyways, there would be some reason why Keen visits aliens and moving vegetables...
  • I made quite many drawings as a child, but I don't know where they are now (but they are still somewhere...).
  • The Vorticons frightened me when I was around 8 or 9 years old. I let Keen jump only so many tiles high that only the feet of the Vorticon were visible, so I could navigate him to leave the platform and fall down. I even didn't know that the Vorticons are shootable before a friend just shoot four times against the alien being. :oops
  • Still, I can't read the SGA. *shame*
  • I didn't find out the trick with Inchworms and the big foot by myself.
  • I haven't been very active in the PCKF.
  • I've begun a mod in 2005, but I paused and still pause the making too often.
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Post by ckguy » Fri Jan 25, 2008 22:28

Anyone know what versions of Keen you get when you buy them through Steam? Too bad no Keen 6, though ... they only one I don't already legally own.

Hmm, I wonder if there is any record on how many people bought that 1-5 collection ...

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Post by KeenRush » Fri Jan 25, 2008 22:47

I think someone else showed to me too that Vorticons can actually be shot. No idea who, though. Back then I was having enough problems to shoot things that required only one shot... (Such as yorps. :o)

@Grandy02: Hmmm, have you mentioned your mod before? Somehow I've forgot all about who was making what mod, and just now can't recall anything. Hope it'll be completed one day. 8)
My newest mod - Planet Of Agony: https://pckf.com/viewtopic.php?t=4165 | codename H.Y.E.N.A.

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Post by xtraverse » Sat Jan 26, 2008 17:45

lol, when I was little I never knew that the vorticons in Keen 1 could be killed either. It was all a dodging game to me.

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Post by elecdude33 » Sat Jan 26, 2008 20:08

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Post by Galaxieretter » Sat Jan 26, 2008 20:38

Um.. dude. I think your keyboard got broken.

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Post by memsys » Sat Jan 26, 2008 22:26

update time
i just beat keen 1 , 2 , 3
the hardest level i needed to do was keen 2 Washington DC
(i used to be ME!)
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Post by ckguy » Sat Jan 26, 2008 23:37

God damn it elecdude. Two posts of sfkhef suhssw sfkhuawe guhuaewr?!

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