attempts at the final level in Keen 9

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attempts at the final level in Keen 9

Post by Scarlet » Fri Feb 11, 2011 4:55

Lets see you try to beat it.



Here's my best shot at it.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dh_6a4qfQIY


Ha. :dead

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Post by Ceilick » Fri Feb 11, 2011 5:34

Here's my best run in hard mode. As the video summary mentions, this was before the official release (video was recorded in december or late november) so there are some small differences from the released version.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gwXrar17fjY

So close!

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Post by Scarlet » Fri Feb 11, 2011 5:35

Ceilick wrote:Here's my best run in hard mode. As the video summary mentions, this was before the official release (video was recorded in december or late november) so there are some small differences from the released version.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gwXrar17fjY

So close!

Well I'm certainly impressed.

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Post by Gridlock » Fri Feb 11, 2011 5:41

Showing off with the backwards pogo :lol

Nice run on this. I wish Mortimer's shots could be destroyed by your own though.

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Post by Ceilick » Fri Feb 11, 2011 6:03

The reason they weren't is that it allows Keen to win in a head on fire fight; it means Keen can just shot at Mortimer and Mortimer can't offer any resistence since his rate of fire is slower (due to a problem in which he just refuses to stop shooting).

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Post by Jerster77 » Fri Feb 11, 2011 9:42

Gridlock wrote:Showing off with the backwards pogo :lol

Nice run on this. I wish Mortimer's shots could be destroyed by your own though.
Besides, I thought Mortimer was supposed to be the smarter one anyway, so why wouldn't he have a stronger pistol? :P

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Post by DHeadshot » Fri Feb 11, 2011 12:17

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Gridlock wrote:Showing off with the backwards pogo :lol

Nice run on this. I wish Mortimer's shots could be destroyed by your own though.
Besides, I thought Mortimer was supposed to be the smarter one anyway, so why wouldn't he have a stronger pistol? :P
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Post by NY00123 » Fri Feb 11, 2011 13:33

When it comes to Mortimer's shots, then yes they may seem to be equal in strength and speed to Keen's shots. I do agree with Ceilick that it'd be way easier if Keen could destroy Mortimer's shots. At least, especially for the ones encountering the level for the very first time, this level is clearly a good challenge, if not great.

Back to the videos, these were both nice! Scarlet, I liked how you got above Mortimer in the very beginning. I haven't thought about this so much (if at all)... And regarding Ceilick's video, yes I agree, it was *that* close.

Oh well, it's true that this made me want to try out the same thing...

After a few trials, I've got this run:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HUAqIo5vGCw

I recall using the original release from February 2nd (and so do the times and dates of the downloaded Keen 9 archive tell). I understand that a few bugs have been fixed since then, but it doesn't change the gameplay much if at all, I guess.

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Re: attempts at the final level in Keen 9

Post by Syllypryde » Fri Feb 11, 2011 15:39

Scarlet wrote:Lets see you try to beat it.



Here's my best shot at it.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dh_6a4qfQIY


Ha. :dead
You did pull off some nice dodging in that level. There was once or twice I thought you were done and you just happened to duck just at the right time.
Ceilick wrote:Here's my best run in hard mode. As the video summary mentions, this was before the official release (video was recorded in december or late november) so there are some small differences from the released version.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gwXrar17fjY

So close!
I do not have a video to prove it, but I got as far as you did without saving with two notable differences:

1) I was on easy, not hard.
2) I dodged the shot that killed you. I flipped the switch to open the bridge at the exact same time Mortimer shot at me. I dodged the shot, but the result was falling into the chasm below and dying. You cannot believe how close I was to throwing my laptap across the room!!!

That is the one and only time I got that far without in-level saving. Most of the time I do not get anywhere close to the end.
NY00123 wrote:When it comes to Mortimer's shots, then yes they may seem to be equal in strength and speed to Keen's shots. I do agree with Ceilick that it'd be way easier if Keen could destroy Mortimer's shots. At least, especially for the ones encountering the level for the very first time, this level is clearly a good challenge, if not great.

Back to the videos, these were both nice! Scarlet, I liked how you got above Mortimer in the very beginning. I haven't thought about this so much (if at all)... And regarding Ceilick's video, yes I agree, it was *that* close.

Oh well, it's true that this made me want to try out the same thing...

After a few trials, I've got this run:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HUAqIo5vGCw......
Excellent run...
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Post by tulip » Fri Feb 11, 2011 20:41

haha oh man, amazing how you ducked below that shot in the end scarlet, sadly you died almost immediately afterwards
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Post by Eros » Fri Feb 11, 2011 22:35

as shown in NY00123's video, it appears that Mort has invulnerability whenever one of his shots are on-screen.
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Post by Levellass » Sat Feb 12, 2011 0:44

Not quite, but close!
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Post by Shadow Master » Sat Feb 26, 2011 5:13

My own attempt on Normal:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LOLBOjwqY7o

Thanks Scarlet for the platform trick I used on the first warp core. ;)

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Post by Levellass » Sat Feb 26, 2011 13:17

Once again, close but no banana.

Oddly, Mort almost never got me when I got that far,it was those lousy guns.
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Post by Eros » Sat Feb 26, 2011 13:26

i only just beat the game a few days ago, on a school computer.

i am not in current possession of a youtube account, so i don't think i can show anyone yet.
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