Social Networking for Commander Keen Mods

Here is where to post about the latest Commander Keen fangame or modification you've finished, a new website you've made, or another Keen-related creation.
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Social Networking for Commander Keen Mods

Post by Commander Spleen » Thu Feb 05, 2015 15:05

https://www.facebook.com/keenmodding

http://tinyurl.com/keenmodsgoogleplus

On these pages I'll post mini reviews about various Keen mods at irregular intervals. Mainly intended to broaden the awareness of the amazing work created in this community and hopefully recruit some new Keeners to the PCKF and Keen:Modding in the process.

Depending on interest a secondary group may be spawned for modding related discussion, but I will aim to direct people to Keen:Modding before resorting to that.

Review Submissions

I'm open to submissions of reviews about mods or utilities, tutorials on how to play the games on modern hardware, general or specific modding tutorials, etc. Reviews should be as concise as possible.

Email content and associated images to jimage at gmail dot com.



If you would like a review to be considered as an official Commander Keen Mods post, some

Keep a neutral stance
Exclude your personal opinion and evaluate the mod's strengths and shortcomings on their own merit. Posts that fall outside of this criteria will be classified as opinion pieces.

Avoid rankings
Try not to declare a mod better/worse than another. Comparing other aspects such as difficulty is acceptable. This page is about presenting mods to a broader audience in a way that they might consider playing each one.
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Post by Roobar » Thu Feb 05, 2015 17:36

It's about time! Gonna make a PCKF fan page too.

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Post by VikingBoyBilly » Thu Feb 05, 2015 21:14

Does Yorphius II have a sequel?
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I spent way too long on this

Post by Herry Jerry » Thu Feb 05, 2015 23:02

VikingBoyBilly wrote:Does Yorphius II have a sequel?
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Post by VikingBoyBilly » Thu Feb 05, 2015 23:07

So is that real or did the cliffhanger at the end never get resolved?
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Post by Levellass » Fri Feb 06, 2015 5:44

VikingBoyBilly wrote:So is that real or did the cliffhanger at the end never get resolved?
I made a joke mod to resolve it for some april fool's day, don't honestly know what happened to it.
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Post by VikingBoyBilly » Fri Feb 06, 2015 14:26

Colander Ken is Yorphius II 2?
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Post by VikingBoyBilly » Sat Feb 07, 2015 4:42

I wrote a review of Crash on Gobo III. Will you make it a main status, spleen?
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Post by Commander Spleen » Sat Feb 07, 2015 5:22

There are two parts of this review that I'll mark as examples of the aforementioned quality assurance:

* Excluding your personal opinion and evaluating the mod's strengths and shortcomings on their own merit. For guest reviews I'll make allowances in the context of an opinion piece, but if you intend for a review to be an official Commander Keen Mods post, it needs to remain fairly neutral.

* Avoid ranking mods against each other. I'll leave in the part mentioning Ceilick's later mods but trimmed the Yorphius II comparison. Comparing difficulty is fine, so I've also left that in. This page is about presenting mods to a broader audience in a way that they might consider playing each one, not figuring out which work is the "best". If you don't think people should play a particular mod, better not to mention it at all.

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Post by tulip » Sun Feb 22, 2015 23:46

Kind of nice, but srsly completely unopinionized reviews are kind of besides the point of a review.
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Post by Commander Spleen » Mon Feb 23, 2015 7:24

Perhaps review is the wrong word, more like synopsis or something. But yeah, I'm finiding it difficult to maintain a relatively neutral stance on the next couple I'm looking at so it may be necessary to loosen that restriction. But it would still be ideal to keep a balance where possible.

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Post by VikingBoyBilly » Thu Feb 26, 2015 14:22

I'm writing a big review on Ruin of Roib, so I hope that's not the one you're doing.
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Post by Commander Spleen » Sun Mar 15, 2015 10:48

New post for Mort Day:

https://www.facebook.com/keenmodding/po ... 9964229849

https://plus.google.com/100080888391403 ... 912estHnoc
VBB wrote:I'm writing a big review on Ruin of Roib, so I hope that's not the one you're doing.
Nope, you can have that one.

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Post by tulip » Sun Mar 15, 2015 22:12

The tiles and various other artwork make impressive use of the EGA palette
8) Actually that's not the ega palette anymore so technically...
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Post by Commander Spleen » Tue Dec 27, 2016 13:37

With the latest Morticore submission, I've started adding an option to play online using emdosbox. There have also been entries for Lego Keen and Clouds Unseen since the last post here.

https://www.facebook.com/keenmodding/po ... 6750523834

http://jimage.org/keen/playmod/morticore.html

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