Misconceptions

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Re: Misconceptions

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I also thought " :foot " was either Keen drinking a soda or blowing bubblegum, until I saw the name "foot in mouth". :p
55Aavenue wrote:
Thu Jan 03, 2019 2:41
proYorp wrote:
Wed Jan 02, 2019 7:02
the Perilous Pit was absolutely some kind of odd-shaped dirt cylinder
Its not?? :O
You should see this thread: viewtopic.php?t=3039 . There were a few attempts to correct it, although some of the images there are dead.
LOL, the real question is, did anyone here actually see the Perilous Pit as it was intended?
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Re: Misconceptions

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the real question is, did anyone here actually see the Perilous Pit as it was intended?
Well, after I grew up and learned English, I could actually understand the level name. Then I looked carefully at the graphics, and from then, I saw it really like a hole in the ground.
Earlier, when I was a small kid, it seemed for me to be a... piece of meat? Probably the craziest idea ever mentioned here.

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Re: Misconceptions

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Well... now I remember some things.

I allways thought that Flect held some sort of metal rod instead or being his theet, until I saw him stunned.

I remember thinking thas SGA texts were written in japanese. (Probably because I was a kid)

Princess Lindsey was keen girlfriend? I always wanted that to be real because I thought she was cute... so I was happy with the end of keen 9 :lindsey

I thought Spindred was a top...

I remember my dad playing keen 4...

Skypests were "moscas verdes" (green flies)

So... for last...

I never undesrtood the sprite of the gem holder with the gem already placed on it. Later, I realized that it was the holder with the gem on it...
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Re: Misconceptions

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When I first saw Keen die in the Vorticon Trilogy, I thought he had been decapitated, not noticing his shoes at the bottom which instead meant he had been squashed almost flat.

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When I first saw Keen die in the Vorticon Trilogy, I thought he had been decapitated, not noticing his shoes at the bottom which instead meant he had been squashed almost flat.
That's exactly the same thing I used to think!

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loop4ever wrote:
Mon Apr 22, 2019 22:02
When I first saw Keen die in the Vorticon Trilogy, I thought he had been decapitated, not noticing his shoes at the bottom which instead meant he had been squashed almost flat.
That's exactly the same thing I used to think!
It's a pretty odd animation - I suspect a lot of people have been confused over the years.
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In Keen 4's ending, when Keen makes weird faces, I thought Keen was sarcastically saying "And this is what they look like" before making stupid faces to make fun of the shikadi, but I recently found out it's actually the oracle that said that, and Keen was just reacting to something we don't get to see. My life is ruined.

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You should see this thread: viewtopic.php?t=3039 . There were a few attempts to correct it, although some of the images there are dead.
Some of the images are fortunately preserved here: http://web.archive.org/web/201410130738 ... php?t=3039

I think I always saw it as a mound with doors in it. Pretty sure it was only after I started modding and studied the graphics more closely that it occurred to me it was meant to be a hole in the ground.

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Mound with doors for me too. Even looking at it now, I still find it extremely hard to parse that as a pit!
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I think I always thought it looked like a barrel? Don't recall super well.

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Re: Misconceptions

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I too used to think the pit was a brown building or possibly a beehive.

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