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It's been a while...

Post by WrathofThea » Mon Sep 23, 2019 19:30

About 20 years ago, I was a productive member of the Keen community. Bloogology being the most notable example, as well as fielding questions about the game play. I left after a hard drive crash ate my files, and then Diablo 2/school ate my life.

Lately, I've been keeping myself busy by putting my creative efforts into writing science fiction novels. It's great fun, especially when it's about sentient AIs. I plan on competing in NaNoWriMo again to help get the next installment out. Science was my first love, and Sci-Fi the second. :garg

It was just the other day that I was thinking of Commander Keen and contemplating buying episodes 1-5 on Steam. I'm floored that there is still such a strong following for these games. I even did some mental tests to see if I still remembered SGA as I had it memorized all those years ago. The answer is some, but not all. Oh well.

Anyhow, I'll be around.

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Re: It's been a while...

Post by Keening_Product » Wed Sep 25, 2019 8:44

Hey, welcome back! What prompted you to start thinking of the game again? :)
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Re: It's been a while...

Post by Roobar » Wed Sep 25, 2019 9:24

It would be either Grandy02 or the news about a new commander keen reboot :lol

Anyway welcome. Good news is, after 20 years there is so much for you to catch on... Its like you've time traveled. how could you missed all that.

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Re: It's been a while...

Post by Grandy02 » Wed Sep 25, 2019 16:27

Hi Thea! Thanks for accepting the invitation, welcome back. :)
Roobar wrote:
Wed Sep 25, 2019 9:24
It would be either Grandy02 [...]
How could you know...? ;) Well, I asked Thea whether anything of Bloogology 314 still exists (besides the splash page image). I didn't even have Internet then, but I read various positive comments about it, there was a lot of creative stuff according to them. Apparently, it was popular among Keeners around 1999, even Tom Hall sent the link to Joe Siegler back in the day.
So I thought that I could just ask the site's creator even though it was unlikely (and compared to ChargingMoose, it was easy to find her). While Bloogology remains unavailable, it's cool that my mails contributed to Thea's reawakened interest in Keen. :)
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Re: It's been a while...

Post by namida » Sun Sep 29, 2019 19:10

Oh wow, I first saw this topic and didn't even make the connection to the former admin Thea. :O (Not that I really knew her much back then beyond "she exists" either, I first came to the site during the time she still sorta was around but not very active.)

Always cool to see members from so far back still interested in these kind of communities. :D

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Re: It's been a while...

Post by Clara2020 » Tue Oct 01, 2019 10:52

the most amazing topic in this community, welcome back for the next 20 years :birthday !
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