Marooned on Mars - Galaxy Mod

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Re: Marooned on Mars - Galaxy Mod

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I have a question just loosely related to this game, but I don't want to start a new topic just for this.
I very much like the "Galaxy Keen" style - the original games, this mod, and several other high-quality mods of Keen 4-6. I don't like the "Vorticon Keen" style - it's so ugly, so empty, so backgroundless, makes so little use of the really not so small capabilities of EGA palette... Are there any "Galaxy mods" of Keen 2 and 3?
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Re: Marooned on Mars - Galaxy Mod

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Nowhere Girl wrote: Sun Aug 15, 2021 11:01 ... Are there any "Galaxy mods" of Keen 2 and 3?
I guess you are looking for something like this and like that. It's just that both mods are still WIP. But there are demo versions already available which are pretty neat and worth checking out.
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Re: Marooned on Mars - Galaxy Mod

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Nowhere Girl wrote: Sun Aug 15, 2021 11:01 I don't like the "Vorticon Keen" style - it's so ugly, so empty, so backgroundless, makes so little use of the really not so small capabilities of EGA palette...
If you're interested in the gameplay of Keen Vorticons with better graphics, I'm currently working on a skin mod for Keen 1 that remakes all of the graphics to be more elaborate (hopefully).
Here's a screenshot:

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Re: Marooned on Mars - Galaxy Mod

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...Coming back to the topic after a bit of time...
Nisaba wrote: Sun Aug 15, 2021 18:35 I guess you are looking for something like this and like that. It's just that both mods are still WIP. But there are demo versions already available which are pretty neat and worth checking out.
Why isn't the Keen 2 remake included in the list of mods? And as it seems to me that this remake of Keen 3 is not even an existing game, just some screenshots showing how Keen 3 could be remade in "Galaxy style"?
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Nowhere Girl wrote: Tue Aug 24, 2021 22:23 Why isn't the Keen 2 remake included in the list of mods?
I guess you are referring to the KeenWiki mod list, aren't you?
this very Keen 2 remake is still WIP and therefore not listed. This has something to do with how we organize the KeenWiki.
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But there are several unfinished or beta mods on the list, so why not this one?
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there are several reasons why this one isn't included just yet. the main reason is that it is still in the making. due to the wiki guideline we only include finished material. for further information consult this page over here: https://keenwiki.shikadi.net/wiki/KeenWiki:Guidelines
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