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Commander Keen 64

Post by Lava89 » Tue Jan 01, 2008 8:21

Old Revision of Thread (Jan 1, 2008)

Hi guys

Sorry for the long hiatus of this project. I have been really busy with school but I am now on break in between semesters, so I am hoping I can make more progress in all of the free time.

Current Goals:
Right now I am working closer to get the demo of Keen 64 released. The updates in this demo will include controls and camera changes, Joystick support, Yorp \ Garg AI changes, new animations, a new title screen, updates to the beta level, a map level and a secret level.

Progress of demo:
I have most of those goals completed minus: a new animation for Keen, the new title screen, some of the secret level's models, fixed Beta level textures ( thankfully I know how to fix the textures, just haven't got around to it)

Lastly I have yet to fully tweak the controls \ camera to my satisfaction. Which brings me to the sub goals.

Sub goals:
Before I finish Keen 64 demo, my sub-goal for it is to release a small "gameplay" demo (or Keen Demo Beta, in a sense). This will include only the bare beta level and Keen. The purpose is to get feedback on the feel of the controls and camera so I can improve it and give the main demo a little more polish for the final release.

For the "gameplay" demo I just have to make some camera changes which I will have done very soon. :)

Latest Screen (of Keen 64 as a whole):
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2nd Revision of Thread (Jan 26, 2009)
3rd Revision of Thread (Feb 27, 2010)
4th Revision of Thread (Jan 8, 2012)
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Milestones of project:
Keen 64 Beta (released 02/01/07)

Keen 64 Gameplay Demo (released 1/16/08 )

Keen 64 Demo (released 7/26/08 )

Keen 64 Pogo Demo (released 8/15/09)

Downloads:
Commander Keen 64 Pogo Demo

Demo Screens
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Pogo Demo Screens
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Previous PCKF topics:
Old PCKF Commander Keen 64 Thread
Release of Commander Keen 64 Beta
Release of Commander Keen 64 "Gameplay" demo (or Keen 64: Gamma)
Release of Commander Keen 64 Demo
Release of Commander Keen 64 "Pogo" Demo
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Post by jimmyjames » Tue Jan 01, 2008 17:36

I really been waiting for an update on how this is going. I know of course school is a big obstacle being very time consuming.I look forward to future updates and demos. The new screen shot looks great. Can you maybe hit us with a gameplay video?(Not Teaser Darn you DNF!)

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Post by Djaser » Tue Jan 01, 2008 19:17

I like the background judging from the screen only. Hopefully these flat graphics will also look good in the game itself when you walk around.
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Post by KeenRush » Tue Jan 01, 2008 22:33

I like that too, it looks great. :) Hopefully you'll make nice progress on your break.
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Post by Lava89 » Wed Jan 16, 2008 4:29

Thanks guys!

I finally released the gameplay demo, sorry it took 2 weeks, which was longer than planned. It's in the release forum so that way non-gameplay demo or graphical feedback can be delivered away from the other thread which I just want for gameplay or the camera.

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Post by Lava89 » Wed Jan 30, 2008 23:29

This entire project has been canceled indefinitely.

EDIT (2-1-08 ): Not canceled but on hiatus.
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Post by Commander Spleen » Thu Jan 31, 2008 7:00

Well that was random... :confused

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Post by Djaser » Thu Jan 31, 2008 7:13

What?
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Post by KeenRush » Thu Jan 31, 2008 8:13

Damn, damn, damn... :( Sad and unexpected news. :garg
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Post by Roobar » Thu Jan 31, 2008 18:41

He has received a case and desist letter from ID software lawyers. Quote from the letter:

"We are sorry to inform you, but your project is starting to look too good. Thus, you now need to stop working on it or we will meet at the court".

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Post by KeenRush » Thu Jan 31, 2008 20:29

I wouldn't be surprised if that were true. :D
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Post by Djaser » Thu Jan 31, 2008 20:39

That joke is getting old.
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Post by KeenRush » Thu Jan 31, 2008 21:37

Who's joking here? :dopekeen
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Post by ckguy » Thu Jan 31, 2008 22:44

Well, this sounds official. Lava89 updated the Commander Keen 64 KeenWiki page.

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Post by KeenRush » Thu Jan 31, 2008 23:56

Yes, the cancellation of the game is true, but we were talking about iD's involvement with it. It'd be nice to know why he so suddenly stopped working on the game, or is it really so that he was made to quit. :confused

Damn, looks like we still have to wait some more till there'll be a proper 3D Keen. :) Yes, I remember that Keen Dreams one, but something more shaped.
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