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Post by guynietoren » Fri Nov 12, 2010 21:15

Paramultart wrote:I also like how it's Keen 4 and it's 4x. :D
I thought about calling it Keen 4x4, but the joke would be dead if I got this done and started working on Keen 5 and 6
Genius314 wrote:I think that's the full level map. The level is 13 tiles tall (208 px) while the screen itself is only 12.5 tiles tall (200 px)
Okay.. I figured out what you're saying. Somehow I missed it earlier. The screen is just taller, not wider as I was thinking.

Working on the trees today, It's easier than doing the keen sprites, but is taking some time to clean up the original.
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Post by GARGapplesauce » Fri Nov 12, 2010 21:45

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Paramultart wrote:I also like how it's Keen 4 and it's 4x. :D
I thought about calling it Keen 4x4, but the joke would be dead if I got this done and started working on Keen 5 and 6
Well, you COULD always scale them up 5x and 6x... but then you'd just be doing too much extra spriting... And our computers would crash.
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Post by guynietoren » Sat Nov 13, 2010 1:22

Well I got one of the trees added. I probably won't do anymore till tomorrow
http://guynietoren.deviantart.com/#/d32n5wz

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Post by Paramultart » Sat Nov 13, 2010 1:36

That tree is pretty sexy. :drool

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Post by Ceilick » Sat Nov 13, 2010 1:44

Really impressive :eek

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Post by GARGapplesauce » Sat Nov 13, 2010 2:00

I said it before, I'll say it again- EPIC!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! This is awesome!!! I hope ths this makes its way into a full mod someday.
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Post by mortimermcmirestinks » Sat Nov 13, 2010 3:17

guynietoren wrote:Well I got one of the trees added. I probably won't do anymore till tomorrow
http://th07.deviantart.net/fs70/PRE/f/2 ... 32n5wz.png
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Post by KeenRush » Sat Nov 13, 2010 11:02

This is pretty neat... :drool
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Post by tulip » Sun Nov 14, 2010 17:49

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Post by Yamaha_ERG121 » Sun Nov 14, 2010 18:57

Haha this is really a great project!
And a lot of work!

That bwb rocket looks great!
I am curious about rest!
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Post by gerstrong » Tue Nov 16, 2010 7:01

Yeah, keep those graphics and make more. If CG supports more Keen Galaxy Features we might open support for high-resolution images tiles and sprites. Awesome work :-)
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Post by RoboBlue » Tue Nov 16, 2010 20:13

That looks awesome!
I never noticed how creepy and soul-less keen looked with that bleached white skin and those beady eyes, though. :dead
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Post by Snortimer » Thu Nov 18, 2010 0:32

The non-sprite art looks really nice, but Keen looks rather weird, especially his arm. Like it's pulled back too far.
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Post by StupidBunny » Thu Nov 18, 2010 0:47

What I marvel at is how much this looks like Flash/vector art, and how it isn't until closer examination that one realizes that it's 16-color pixel art, dithering and all. Truly beautiful, keep it up.
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Post by guynietoren » Thu Nov 18, 2010 2:40

Making some progress on the trees but it's going slow.
I think it looks much better than earlier after changing some of the dithering.
I threw it on Photobucket as I didn't want to make another DeviantArt post. The image is a bit over the limit so it's auto-rescaled. You can still see some of the dithering, but the general colors are still represented.

http://i221.photobucket.com/albums/dd13 ... woods4.png
Snortimer wrote:The non-sprite art looks really nice, but Keen looks rather weird, especially his arm. Like it's pulled back too far.
I'll try to work on that more after I'm done with the tree background.
The first running frame still needs work before it looks right also.

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