Is there any playable fan-made Commander Keens ?

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Is there any playable fan-made Commander Keens ?

Post by Tseki » Tue Apr 14, 2009 18:03

Hello!

Firstly, I'm new here so hello! :)

I'd like to know is there any playable fan-made Commander Keens? Keen is definitely one of my most loved game from my childhood!

Thank you!

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Post by VikingBoyBilly » Tue Apr 14, 2009 18:20

Hey there Tseki! Always nice to see new keeners :dopefish

A good place to look for fangames (as well as other keen-related downloads) is at CKGuy's site www.bipship.com

These are games built from scratch: http://www.bipship.com/fangames
(I STRONGLY recommend Dopefish Forever! :dopekeen )

These are mods of the original keen games (which are of higher quality of gameplay and the truest form of fanfiction): http://www.bipship.com/mods

Have fun keening! :dead2

EDIT: I happened to notice you're wanting to play ShadowCaster. I have the CD lying around somewhere, but after buying a new computer with craptacular vista the game doesn't work and DOSBox doesn't seem to help, so good luck finding that one :foot
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Post by KeenRush » Tue Apr 14, 2009 18:26

Hi. You can find a big collection of fan games here: http://www.dosclassics.com/keen/dl.php But to be frank, there aren't many fan games worth playing, or if there are then I just haven't come across them. You might instead want to look at some Keen mods. Most of them are very playable. You can find most of them (with screenshots) here: http://www.keeniverse.net/m.php (I should update but I'm too garg :garg)

Edit: Too slow as always.
My newest mod - Planet Of Agony: https://pckf.com/viewtopic.php?t=4165 | codename H.Y.E.N.A.

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Post by ckguy » Tue Apr 14, 2009 20:31

Yeah, for fangames I would definitely still recommend Xtraverse's site http://www.dosclassics.com/keen/dl.php because mine isn't up to snuff in the fangames department yet.

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Post by Tseki » Tue Apr 14, 2009 20:35

Thank you all very much for the information!

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Post by Litude » Wed Apr 15, 2009 19:14

Yeah and if you find yourself overwhelmed by the amount of mods, the XkyKeen's are quite good mods to start with and you shouldn't miss Keys of Krodacia (the only full-size Keen 4 mod) either.

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Post by Dynamo » Tue Jun 16, 2009 12:31

VikingBoyBilly wrote:EDIT: I happened to notice you're wanting to play ShadowCaster. I have the CD lying around somewhere, but after buying a new computer with craptacular vista the game doesn't work and DOSBox doesn't seem to help, so good luck finding that one :foot
I have that one, and I couldn't get past the first room : P I really don't understand what to do. perhaps I'm going to try it again when I get my computer back.

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