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Are you sick of the "Cereal" option?

YES NOW NEVER SAY IT AGAIN!
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Post by Paramultart » Fri Oct 01, 2010 21:18

Commander Spleen wrote:Also, why does everyone get so hung up on the skin colour? Do you have the same issue with the Simpsons? Certainly, in the Simpsons context it's a design choice while in Keen it was a technical compromise, but in the end white skin is the only way we've know Keen in the canon games. It's as much a part of his identity as the pogo stick.
http://planetromero.com/rome.ro/wordpre ... 758774.jpg

Keen would have had skin color had they ever made a VGA Keen game.
I just don't like seeing white-skinned Keen in any environment other than a 16 color game.





Anyway, here's a round of EmotiKeen's I started on that I probably won't finish since it's clear that it's absolutely pointless. I hope someone finds some kind of use for them.

The point I was trying to make was that there is no need to stretch out Keen's head sprite from the Galaxy games, whenever there was full sized "EmotiKeen's" already made and used in the cutscenes.

I'm sure someone could do a better job making them more expressive and utilize this template better. Perhaps you could scale them down slightly as well to conform to the forums standards.

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Err... I don't know how that last one got there. :disguised

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Post by StupidBunny » Fri Oct 01, 2010 21:23

I like Paramultart's idea. I think it's a good compromise: it looks cleaner than the current emotikeens but is still "classic Keen" in that it uses original Keen art as the base. They'd need to be scaled down a tiny bit from their actual sizes is the one problem, as otherwise they'd be a tad to large, but other than that I think they would look pretty neat.
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Post by VikingBoyBilly » Fri Oct 01, 2010 21:49

We need the gnosticene page as an official emotikeen.
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Post by kuliwil » Sat Oct 02, 2010 5:14

VikingBoyBilly wrote:We need the gnosticene page as an official emotikeen.
And a council member. And their janitor :P

Okay, I'm convinced - Paramultart those are BEAUTIFUL!

Let's have both! Can we? Oh, can we please? Pweasse?
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Post by Paramultart » Sat Oct 02, 2010 8:05

I'm glad you like 'em! Image

I'd love to finish the set if someone could find a use for them.

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Post by Grimson » Sat Oct 02, 2010 10:23

In my opinion, those are great but too large. Almost all casual emoticons used around the internet are the size of 24x24 or close to it.

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Post by DHeadshot » Sat Oct 02, 2010 15:34

kuliwil wrote:Let's have both! Can we? Oh, can we please? Pweasse?
I think this is the best option - both is better.
Grimson wrote:In my opinion, those are great but too large. Almost all casual emoticons used around the internet are the size of 24x24 or close to it.
This is true. Should they be scaled down?
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Post by mortimermcmirestinks » Sat Oct 02, 2010 16:20

I also have a problem... It's not very important, but...

The :mort , the :mort2 and the :mortlol aren't Emotikeens! they're Emorticons!
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Post by Dynamo » Sat Oct 02, 2010 19:30

Paramultart wrote:
Commander Spleen wrote:Also, why does everyone get so hung up on the skin colour? Do you have the same issue with the Simpsons? Certainly, in the Simpsons context it's a design choice while in Keen it was a technical compromise, but in the end white skin is the only way we've know Keen in the canon games. It's as much a part of his identity as the pogo stick.
http://planetromero.com/rome.ro/wordpre ... 758774.jpg

Keen would have had skin color had they ever made a VGA Keen game.
I just don't like seeing white-skinned Keen in any environment other than a 16 color game.





Anyway, here's a round of EmotiKeen's I started on that I probably won't finish since it's clear that it's absolutely pointless. I hope someone finds some kind of use for them.

The point I was trying to make was that there is no need to stretch out Keen's head sprite from the Galaxy games, whenever there was full sized "EmotiKeen's" already made and used in the cutscenes.

I'm sure someone could do a better job making them more expressive and utilize this template better. Perhaps you could scale them down slightly as well to conform to the forums standards.

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Err... I don't know how that last one got there. :disguised
They're cool, but since I don't like emoticons in general, I don't care.
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Scarlet wrote: Ckeen, that is just your opinion.
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Post by Commander Spleen » Sun Oct 03, 2010 1:27

Those really are quite neat. As said, however, they are rather large and
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way too much.

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Post by guynietoren » Mon Oct 04, 2010 19:54

LOL. Or you can just make your text bigger to compensate.

Like this?Image

Bah, nevermind. can't set the font higher than 29pt. Was a lazy idea anyway. It still puts big spaces in there also.

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Post by Paramultart » Thu Oct 07, 2010 0:57

We could just replace the font with a larger SGA font, such as the one from Keen 3: Image


This is much more "Keenish" than the default browser fawnt! :p

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Post by mortimer » Thu Oct 07, 2010 14:53

Yeah! We could all speak in SGA!

Oh. I need to practise a bit first, mind.
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Post by mortimermcmirestinks » Thu Oct 07, 2010 15:35

Yeah. Omnispeak too. Urlf nor ggk en foob Vortigond slesck?
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Post by kuliwil » Fri Oct 08, 2010 9:49

AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAANYwaaay, this display of excellence was posted by VBB, NESKEEN:
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