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Post by DHeadshot » Wed Apr 02, 2014 18:42

Plasma Captain wrote:Also, I too fell for the old "The Perilous Pit is a giant dome mudhouse" misconception.
Until about the time I found this community, I had always thought it was a giant beehive!
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Post by guynietoren » Thu Apr 03, 2014 11:50

Great. Now I have in my mind the idea of making art with it as an actual beehive with him standing in front of it for scale. Sometimes it's too many ideas, too little time. Other times it's too much time and too few ideas.

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Post by VikingBoyBilly » Thu Apr 03, 2014 13:17

We must make the beehive mod. Make a beehive in-level tileset and turn the perilous pit into a giant beehive. With bees and bigger bees replacing the skypests and blue birds.
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Post by MoffD » Thu Apr 03, 2014 15:42

VikingBoyBilly wrote:We must make the beehive mod. Make a beehive in-level tileset and turn the perilous pit into a giant beehive. With bees and bigger bees replacing the skypests and blue birds.
*dies happy* this would be so much epicness!
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Post by Plasma Captain » Thu Apr 03, 2014 16:42

This sounds like a better idea for a full blown mod. Lots of flying enemies. Keen versus the Space Bees.

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Post by KeenRush » Mon Apr 07, 2014 20:27

Don't forget inchworms replaced with larvae. ;)

And collectiable jars of honey everywhere. :british

I think the idea has great potential. We've had like at least two mods with a cheese theme. Bee mod would be cool. If it's made I can bee in the team. :dopekeen

Edit: This is just me but I think it would be cool to make the mod without patching the enemies, at least not much, just replacing them as creatively as we can.
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Post by guynietoren » Mon Apr 07, 2014 20:41

KeenRush wrote:Don't forget inchworms replaced with larvae. ;)

And collectiable jars of honey everywhere. :british

I think the idea has great potential. We've had like at least two mods with a cheese theme. Bee mod would be cool. If it's made I can bee in the team. :dopekeen

Edit: This is just me but I think it would be cool to make the mod without patching the enemies, at least not much, just replacing them as creatively as we can.
I can imagine Keen crawling through small hexagon shaped doors instead of the standard rectangle background doorways. Only problem is the color pallet is lacking orange.

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Post by Roobar » Mon Apr 07, 2014 21:48

Speaking of hexagons, I actually have been thinking about making such tileset. Some progress was made... But it gets too complicate.

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Post by KeenRush » Mon Apr 07, 2014 22:00

That's such a cool idea! I visualized only textures but of course the entire ground could be made of hexagons. (Maybe not all areas, but many.) This mod's almost making itself. :)

Idea for replacing the collectable water drops: nectar
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Post by StupidBunny » Tue Apr 08, 2014 4:49

The trick with anything this narrowly themed is coming up with an interesting variety of enemies ("look, a couple dozen types of bee!") Like we could have some kind of space aphid, space wasps that hunt and eat space bees and Keen also, some sort of alien race(s) that harvest honey from the bees, are enslaved by the bees, live symbiotically with the bees, etc. Obviously we do need bee varieties, like workers, soldiers, supersoldiers, cybersoldiers, drones (are male space bees defenseless too?) and of course a superpowered queen or two.

I don't doubt the creativity of the community in idea-generating for this and am sure folks will come up with cooler, more specific ideas than these.

EDIT: I sense yet another split from this thread... /backseatmodding
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Post by KeenRush » Tue Apr 08, 2014 9:42

StupidBunny wrote:I don't doubt the creativity of the community in idea-generating for this and am sure folks will come up with cooler, more specific ideas than these.
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Post by MoffD » Tue Apr 08, 2014 13:31

KeenRush wrote:
StupidBunny wrote:I don't doubt the creativity of the community in idea-generating for this and am sure folks will come up with cooler, more specific ideas than these.
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:lol

That should be used no matter what!
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Post by T-Squared » Tue Apr 08, 2014 17:59

This is making me think of the Beehive Level of Super Mario Land 2.
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Post by Levellass » Wed Apr 09, 2014 2:21

I think Dopebee needs to be more of a queen; big big bee, tiny tiny wings.

can imagine Keen crawling through small hexagon shaped doors instead of the standard rectangle background doorways. Only problem is the color pallet is lacking orange.
We can in fact change the color palette of Keen Galaxy now. I suggest making purple into orange, maybe pink too.
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Post by VikingBoyBilly » Wed Apr 09, 2014 2:35

My attempt at honeycomb platforms:

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