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Christmas mods

Post by wolfcub7 » Sun Dec 01, 2013 20:23

Is there any or can someone make, a Christmas related mod based on the Goodbye Galaxy series games?

I like the Xmas 2010 game well enough, it's beutiful and nice, I just wish it wasn't based on Keen Dreams because the controls are unpleasent. (Can't look down, can't hang on to edges, no pogo stick ect.)

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Post by szemi » Sun Dec 01, 2013 20:24

I'm planning one! :)
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Post by troublesomekeen » Mon Dec 02, 2013 1:41

None for Galaxy yet, but I do believe there one or two Christmas-y Vorticon mods. Keen Dreams was perfect for that XMAS mod. :christmas
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Post by Keening_Product » Mon Dec 02, 2013 5:41

Please check the Keen Wiki before making a topic for everything. There are quite a few Christmas mods listed on there: http://www.shikadi.net/wiki/keen/index. ... l%3ASearch
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Post by tulip » Tue Dec 03, 2013 15:16

I like that Keening_Product pointed out the KeenWiki, but at the same time the answer to question of this topic might remain unsatisfying, because you don't find any Galaxy christmas mods on KeenWiki. So if you must have Galaxy then the answer is no. If you're willing to try a Vorticons mod, go for Christmas Special 2004. It's one of the most pleasant mods of all time.
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Post by wolfcub7 » Tue Dec 03, 2013 18:55

Yeah, maybe I should look into the Wiki more, but in this case I'd still started this topic because there isn't any Galaxy Christmas mods there and it'd be very possible that they just don't have a Wiki page, or are still in process.

Thanks, I'll try that Vorticon mod, too. Although I'm even less a fan of those games because their controls are even worse than Keen Dreams, and in addition they can't be saved on mid-level...But as said, I'll still try it. I just want some good Christmas Keens to play this December... :P

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Post by troublesomekeen » Tue Dec 03, 2013 21:48

wolfcub7 wrote:Thanks, I'll try that Vorticon mod, too. Although I'm even less a fan of those games because their controls are even worse than Keen Dreams, and in addition they can't be saved on mid-level...But as said, I'll still try it.
Gasp! Don't say that around here! :p
I admit I felt much the same way, but I've come to like Vorticons (the games, not the creatures) quite a lot in recent times.
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Post by Benvolio » Tue Dec 03, 2013 23:03

tulip wrote:If you're willing to try a Vorticons mod, go for Christmas Special 2004. It's one of the most pleasant mods of all time.
Thanks, man!! It's certainly a quirky mod, with rather a strange blend of two completely different graphical styles! I think it worked well. You'd miss Levellord's presence around these parts and the inherent zaniness she brought to the forum. The Christmas mod definitely benefits a lot from this, as my own stuff is so much more dry and rigid!

And, by the way, I wasn't on PCKF when you released the Easter pack in 2009, tulip, but I recently discovered the topic. So I just wanna say it's great fun, and always an honour to have such attention/tribute made to your work!
wolfcub7 wrote: I just want some good Christmas Keens to play this December
I first played Keen1 in December 2000, over the Christmas holidays, so for me Keen1 will always be the christmassiest Keen experience possible. Preferably interspersed with a spot of Cosmo. :P

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Post by wolfcub7 » Wed Dec 04, 2013 13:55

Oh, please don't get me wrong.
I like the Vorticon series as games themselves. I just can't get over the controls and no-mid-level-saving, causing me not to be too eager to play them (or mods based on them.)
But because I indeed like the games otherwise, I bought the Complete Pack from Steam some time ago, so I could perhaps someday beat the first three games as well, though it will take a long time because the controls keep me from playing that actively... :)

I think I did beat Keen 1 once when I was a kid in mid-90s, but Keen 2 and 3 still remain unbeaten. But as I probably said in another topic already, even back then I played the Goodbye Galaxy games and AAMBS much, much more.

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Post by Keening_Product » Fri Dec 06, 2013 9:25

Oh, I'm sorry for being so sharp wolfcub7 - I must have misread your first post and not realised you had asked for GG. Thanks Tulip for pointing that out.
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Post by Nospike » Tue Dec 24, 2013 21:49

Hate to be that guy again, but oh my god... those VGA trees. THEY LOOK SO WRONG. Make them go away. :barf
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Post by Paramultart » Wed Dec 25, 2013 4:08

I hate to be that guy to that guy, but those trees are probably the least detestable thing about that image. Also, Merry Christmas, everybooody.
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