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Post by Ceilick » Sat Nov 03, 2012 18:03

Had some fun last night on #KeenModding testing Keen 1 with Fantomx11, Lemm, and Scarlet. After finding some hilarious bugs, Keen 1 is about ready to go and I've started Keen 2 levelling.

Here is the tileset in its current entirety: https://dl.dropbox.com/u/3654819/Keen/5TIL0001.png

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Post by Scarlet » Sat Nov 03, 2012 19:12

Ceilick wrote:After finding some hilarious bugs
Perhaps it's good to keep one or two of them in the game, just for laughs? :)
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Post by Keening_Product » Sun Nov 04, 2012 1:24

Ceilick wrote:Here is the tileset in its current entirety: https://dl.dropbox.com/u/3654819/Keen/5TIL0001.png
Woah, was that image once a JPEG?
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Post by fantomx11 » Sun Nov 04, 2012 1:51

Keening_Product wrote:
Ceilick wrote:Here is the tileset in its current entirety: https://dl.dropbox.com/u/3654819/Keen/5TIL0001.png
Woah, was that image once a JPEG?
I don't see any artifacts. What makes you think it was a jpeg at one point?
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Post by Keening_Product » Sun Nov 04, 2012 3:33

Ah, good point. Well then, over-enlarged. It's just too big and unclear/lacking definition... thought that could just be at my end.
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Post by fantomx11 » Sun Nov 04, 2012 4:48

Keening_Product wrote:Ah, good point. Well then, over-enlarged. It's just too big and unclear/lacking definition... thought that could just be at my end.
I suspect that is from trying to encompass 3 episodes in a single tileset
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Post by Ceilick » Sun Nov 04, 2012 6:24

I...realy have no idea what you're talking about Keening Product. It's just the tileset for anyone who wants to work with it.

Keen 2 Progress:
A relatively faithful copy of keen 2's first level:
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An original level featuring the Cairo Tantalus Ray:
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Keen 2 will use these purple crystal items for life points, pulled from Keen 3, since Keen 2 doesn't really have any extra, item-like tiles. Some may have noticed, Keen 1 uses 'glowy orbs' that were used for a tile in the "About id" section of Keen 1, and Keen 3 will use Ankhs.

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Post by Levellass » Sun Nov 04, 2012 9:13

Nifty, very nifty. I may have to steal some graphics concepts.
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Post by szemi » Sun Nov 04, 2012 9:23

Levellass wrote:Nifty, very nifty. I may have to steal some graphics concepts.
I want to do the same, Levellass. >=)

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Post by Benvolio » Sun Nov 04, 2012 11:26

Those look amazing Ceilick, the transposition to Galaxy-style is so much more seamless than I could have expected! Can't wait to see these in action.

@Keening_Product I think what you might be seeing as lack of definition is that, in Chrome at the very least, when you zoom in on a picture, it blurs it a little in an effort to do a 'smart resize' in order that a picture won't look pixellated. Obviously this is fine for a photograph but not for a load of 16 colour 16x16 tiles!

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Post by Scarlet » Sun Nov 04, 2012 16:45

It has been so long since I played keen2... but do all the levels have that blueish floor, or not?
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Post by lemm » Sun Nov 04, 2012 21:26

Scarlet wrote:It has been so long since I played keen2... but do all the levels have that blueish floor, or not?
I think so, although there are some darker levels that use coloured girder-like tiles as the dominant platform type, like the one with the bridge over the energy cells.

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Post by Keening_Product » Mon Nov 05, 2012 1:13

The levels look great!


And this is what I mean (This is at 100%): http://i.imgur.com/065ry.png
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Post by fantomx11 » Mon Nov 05, 2012 2:07

Keening_Product wrote:The levels look great!


And this is what I mean (This is at 100%): http://i.imgur.com/065ry.png
That blurriness looks like something on your end. it isn't blurry for me.
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Post by Levellass » Mon Nov 05, 2012 2:40

I think so, although there are some darker levels that use coloured girder-like tiles as the dominant platform type, like the one with the bridge over the energy cells.
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