Keen 8: Dead in the Desert

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Post by Grimson » Wed Jul 15, 2009 18:27

So far only the terrain bugs me, especially the background in the levels looks very sharp (or should I say "pixely", if you know what I mean) compared to TKOK or any previous CK game. I don't know if you've changed the tiles since the demo video, but that's just my opinion.
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Post by Ceilick » Fri Jul 17, 2009 1:41

Right now the terrain is as it is in the video. If anyone has texture suggestions, throw them at me, but my thoughts are: I don't want a solid yellow and I think the random texturing gives it a more barrain, distant look. Like I said though, I'm open to considering suggestions.

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Post by kinget » Fri Jul 17, 2009 9:21

Really looking forward to this one :)
The world of Commander Keen mods just opened up before my eyes a couple of days ago, and I must say that your previous mod was very well done.

When can we get hold of this one?

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Post by szemi » Fri Jul 17, 2009 9:58

Yeah,the previous mod was very well,i think,too. :)
Yeah, piece of cake!

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Post by kinget » Sat Jul 18, 2009 9:46

Ceilick.
Any chance of getting any sneakpreviews? :)
A youtubevid or some screenshots?

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Post by Ceilick » Sat Jul 18, 2009 9:51

Ceilick wrote:As soon as the patching is completed and the rest of the music is composed, I'll be sending it to the beta testers. Depending on their findings and comments, expected is within the month or early next
The mod is now in the hands of the betas, i'm still waiting to do some final touches, but thats it. It's coming out soon.

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Post by Syllypryde » Sat Jul 18, 2009 13:50

Ceilick wrote:The mod is now in the hands of the betas, i'm still waiting to do some final touches, but thats it. It's coming out soon.
Nice to hear it will be available soon. I have been impatiently waiting for some time now. I cannot wait.
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Post by szemi » Sat Jul 18, 2009 16:51

Will it come out in the middel or the beginnig of August?
Yeah, piece of cake!

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Post by Roobar » Sat Jul 18, 2009 18:12

As Ceilick says, it's now on beta testing phase.

And man, I'm one of the few lucky testers! ;) And the game is huge so far! I've played it all day and I'm probably half of the game. I'm playing without cheats and I have a LOT of things to say to Ceilick. Will comment later as testing continues.

It's HOT! :) lol

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Post by kinget » Sat Jul 18, 2009 18:38

Screenshots please :)

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Post by Grimson » Sat Jul 18, 2009 18:39

I honestly can't wait ^____^
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Post by Ceilick » Sun Jul 19, 2009 1:57

Just got through Mink's first take on the mod, waiting for the other three beta testers. So far: good lord, I made a lot of mistakes. I'll probably be going through a second round of testing with the amount i had to fix.

Kinget: the mod is about to be released and you still want screenshots? Sorry, dude, too busy getting this thing done :)

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Post by Deltamatic » Sun Jul 19, 2009 1:59

Is it postponed for another month, then? :(

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Post by Mink » Sun Jul 19, 2009 2:14

Ceilick wrote:Just got through Mink's first take on the mod, waiting for the other three beta testers. So far: good lord, I made a lot of mistakes. I'll probably be going through a second round of testing with the amount i had to fix.
It wasn't that many mistakes. Most of them were just simple tiling errors.

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Post by Ceilick » Sun Jul 19, 2009 2:29

Right right, lot of mistakes, but easy to fix is what i meant. Still, i'd like to get everything right, so their will be a second round of betaing in case I missed anything.

Deltamatic: If anything it will be released sooner thanks to Mink's and I'm sure the rest of the beta testers respones. Before the month ends, Keen will be Dead in the Desert :mortlol ...or, you know, somehow escape :)

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