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Post by ckguy » Sun Jan 03, 2010 19:54

Just poking my head into the room to say that I bumped into those LP's of Commander Keen September/October 2008, and was instantly hooked. An entirely new form of entertainment. I have since then watch a LOT of raocow's other videos. I was even driven to make this, though the later creation of raocow.com caused me to stop updating it.

Anyway, consider these the ramblings of someone who hasn't been on this forum and like forever and found one post on the first page of a three page topic that he wanted to reply to.

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Post by VikingBoyBilly » Thu Jan 14, 2010 0:36

I'm afraid I have some bad news for you guys. My computer's been crapping out lately, and I'm afraid it's about ready to bite the dust. It could be an invisible virus that my sweeper cannot detect, or the cheap hardware could be deteriorating. It's been freezing frequently which required hard shut downs, and it kinda stopped up before booting which could be ammended with f8. Tried a system restore and that did nothing. It's getting worse. Alot of things have gone missing, including all my system restore points! :o And I can't get on the internets anymore. I'm posting this from one of the labs at school. I've backed up all my important stuff, and I'm gonna backup all the biomenace vids I made pretty soon. I have no idea when I'll ever get back to playing biomenace. I'll try to see if I can get a diagnosis for it and see if it's salvagable, it could be a while before I get up and running with something again. I'll still be posting here though as I go to labs a lot.
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Post by IMA3HDDMNKY » Thu Jan 14, 2010 18:13

VikingBoyBilly wrote:Alot of things have gone missing, including all my system restore points! :o
Sounds like hard drive failure. Happened to me once (files on my pc randomly disappearing).

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Post by VikingBoyBilly » Sun Feb 14, 2010 4:44

EPIC UPDATE!

I started playing episode 3! Check out the first page of this thread for parts 34-36. I intend to have this game finished by tuesday :)

but man is it hard!
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Post by VikingBoyBilly » Tue Feb 16, 2010 2:01

More vids a cometh.

IT IS NOW COMPLETE!


52 videos of relentless bio menace gameplay. The ending reminded me of the Commander Keen vorticons trilogy for a particular reason, but I'll save that spoiler for when everyone's seen it :)
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Post by Genius314 » Tue Feb 16, 2010 2:17

Took you long enough to post them here! :p
VikingBoyBilly wrote:The ending reminded me of the Commander Keen vorticons trilogy for a particular reason, but I'll save that spoiler for when everyone's seen it :)
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Post by szemi » Tue Feb 16, 2010 16:01

Hi,I love Bio Menace,too.
But what about Bio Menace 4,5 or 6? Like in Keen. :D
Yeah, piece of cake!

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Post by VikingBoyBilly » Tue Feb 16, 2010 17:13

szemi wrote:Hi,I love Bio Menace,too.
But what about Bio Menace 4,5 or 6? Like in Keen. :D
What? Are you saying there's a sequel? Where??!!??
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Post by szemi » Tue Feb 16, 2010 19:59

I mean: why doesn't exist BM 4,5 and 6?
Yeah, piece of cake!

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Post by Grimson » Wed Feb 17, 2010 8:56

Because they were never made, duh :rolleyes Some stories are better not to continue forever, like Keen's.
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Post by Levellass » Wed Feb 17, 2010 10:25

Keen 1 was revolutionary, graphics-wise and a very decent game for the time. Keen 4 was standard for its time, but still pretty hot stuff. Biomenace was developed from Keen, and by the time of its release was looking dated. It still sold rather well. However it never developed the momentum of Keen (And even Keen's momentum stopped short of TUIT or a life saving transition to 3D gaming.) so there never was a sequel.
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Post by _mr_m_ » Thu Feb 18, 2010 5:52

Did you REALLY mention Zoombinis in Part 32?
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Post by TerminILL » Thu Feb 18, 2010 5:57

Eff yeah, Zoombinis.
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Post by VikingBoyBilly » Sat Feb 27, 2010 2:06

Turns out there was something I missed that's pretty important and uploaded a new vid. Part 53 is the absolute, very last episode in this LP for all time, I assure you :disguised
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