GateWorld similarities with Commander Keen/Cosmo

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Post by Bonevelous » Sun Aug 15, 2010 13:06

Good LP, VBB. :)

One thing I like about the game for sure is the title screen music. IT'S SO CATCHY!!! Dooo dooo do do do do do doooooooo... Most of the rest of the music is horrible, though.

I also like the sheer randomness of the game, just because it's amusing. :lol I remember downloading this game long ago, and... I thought it was okay. Looking back to it, though, and it mostly looks terrible. And that color palette couldn't be any more 1990's if it tried, especially with that trippy red-to-blue flashing thing! :sick
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Post by tulip » Sun Aug 15, 2010 13:47

I didn't have the stamina to listen to you read the story for 8 minutes...
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Post by VikingBoyBilly » Sun Aug 15, 2010 14:35

tulip wrote:I didn't have the stamina to listen to you read the story for 8 minutes...
imagine how it made me feel :sick
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Post by tulip » Sun Aug 15, 2010 14:59

I didn't mean your voice, it was just soooo slow.

btw: this game WAS made by Apogee, they just didn't release it... read this thread.
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Post by VikingBoyBilly » Sun Aug 15, 2010 23:51

Calvero wrote:Now, go play Rallo Gump. :)
It's similar to GateWorld; it even has the same cheat codes. :)
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Post by Roobar » Mon Aug 16, 2010 7:09

What are you talking about? I didn't get any pop ups. The problem is within your browser.

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Post by kuliwil » Mon Aug 16, 2010 7:50

VikingBoyBilly wrote::gimp
wow, first in-context use of this emoticon? :P oh, and nice emoticon choice for popup :P

Um, yeah, I had no issues. System restore is a bit.... extreme.

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Post by Calvero » Mon Aug 16, 2010 12:15

tulip wrote:btw: this game WAS made by Apogee, they just didn't release it... read this thread.
That's like saying Apogee made Commander Keen.

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Post by VikingBoyBilly » Mon Aug 16, 2010 13:55

Calvero wrote:
tulip wrote:btw: this game WAS made by Apogee, they just didn't release it... read this thread.
That's like saying Apogee made Commander Keen.
Well Apogee gave Commander Keen their seal of approval, but they disassociated themselves with gateworld and the original team dumped it on someone else to finish it, which is saying something :sick (I have a feeling I'll be using :sick and :barf emotes alot here)
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Post by VikingBoyBilly » Mon Aug 16, 2010 20:35

part 2
Experienced horrible desynching between the audio and video (I edited it though, which was an undesirable effort). This is weird because I'm using the same method of recording in Dosbox while speaking into audacity and I never had desynching problems with my Biomenace LPs.

I'll try increasing the fps rate (or whatever you call it) in dosbox to see if that helps, or if someone has any advice please tell me! :bloody :dopefish
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Post by Ceilick » Tue Aug 17, 2010 20:34

I actually enjoyed gateworld a bit as a kid. Not sure if i ever beat it, but seeing the lava boss thing for the first time was pretty memorable. I guess I didn't read the story back then, hearing it now I pretty much agreed word for word with what you said: i don't want to play this guy who is stealing people's property and killing innocent miners.

I don't remember the lag, but that sounds (and looks) annoying as hell. I also almost never played games with music on as a kid, so hearing that now...man that is oppressive.

Edit: Just played (while suffering lag and horrendous music) up to level 4 which is the lava boss...what a let down, I thought I remembered that thing being twice as big and having a big chase 'n dodge showdown with it.

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