InsaLevs - collective Keen1 minimalism level pack

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Re: InsaLevs - collective Keen1 minimalism level pack

Post by Commander Spleen » Wed May 17, 2017 6:02

I'd like to incorporate a point tile into the next one. Either that or door (s).

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Re: InsaLevs - collective Keen1 minimalism level pack

Post by Grimson » Wed May 17, 2017 8:15

A vote for door(s)! Don't forget the keycard(s), either.
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Post by Nisaba » Wed May 17, 2017 10:15

if we should decide to mod Keen 2 for the next level pack, I'd vote for a light switch feature, which flips unseen tiles into solid tiles and vice versa.
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Post by KeenRush » Wed May 17, 2017 12:01

Agree that for the next one there should be some small difference, like an extra tile of some kind. Or anything else.
Nisaba wrote:
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if we should decide to mod Keen 2 for the next level pack, I'd vote for a light switch feature, which flips unseen tiles into solid tiles and vice versa.
This is a fascinating one! I for one I'm interested in seeing what people would come up with heavy use of 'bridges'.
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Re: InsaLevs - collective Keen1 minimalism level pack

Post by Grimson » Thu May 18, 2017 8:34

Nisaba wrote:
Wed May 17, 2017 10:15
if we should decide to mod Keen 2 for the next level pack, I'd vote for a light switch feature, which flips unseen tiles into solid tiles and vice versa.
Oh yes, I didn't even think of the possibilities of patching. Yes, this sounds like a great idea.
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Post by KeenRush » Fri May 19, 2017 7:11

Ah, I didn't even realize Nisaba wasn't talking about ordinary bridges. :lol Now I understand, that's a pretty cool idea! For example tiles 100 and 200. If flipping switch, all 100 tiles become 200 and all 200 tiles become 100 simultaneously. I can imagine that allowing pretty devious designs.
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Re: InsaLevs - collective Keen1 minimalism level pack

Post by Levellass » Fri May 19, 2017 22:15

It'd be like he toggle walls in Chip's Challenge.


For Keen 2 I think a pack that involves the Scrub sprites would do nicely, everything else can be done in Keen 1 or 3, but the Scrubs are unique to Keen 2. They're basically a mobile block that the player can stand on and they have MASSIVE utility for block puzzle or getting over hazards. If it doesn't utilize the scrub, it shouldn't be Keen 2. Heck I'd boycott a challenge that left the poor guys out!
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Re: InsaLevs - collective Keen1 minimalism level pack

Post by Plasma Captain » Mon May 22, 2017 20:31

Not a single night passes that young Billy doesn't dream of the event.

Not one single night.

If every nightmare was the same, maybe he could come to terms with what happened and finally move on. But they aren't. Each dream twists the landscape of his memory into unfamiliar new labyrinths, smoke filling his lungs as he flees through the endless corridors of a cavernous complex that no longer resembles his precious childhood home.

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Re: InsaLevs - collective Keen1 minimalism level pack

Post by KeenRush » Tue May 23, 2017 17:12

Should've been the STORYTXT.CK1 for this.
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Re: InsaLevs - collective Keen1 minimalism level pack

Post by Levellass » Sat May 27, 2017 5:35

Right, so the sequel's story has been written, very nice.
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Re: InsaLevs - collective Keen1 minimalism level pack

Post by Nisaba » Thu Jun 22, 2017 13:58

so, what's the next step then?!
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Post by shikadi » Tue Jun 27, 2017 14:38

Next step is waiting at least 2 years, i think.
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Re: InsaLevs - collective Keen1 minimalism level pack

Post by Plasma Captain » Wed Jun 28, 2017 15:37

Sounds about right! :slug

(But really, if someone puts together a Keen 2 base for the next one, I would like to do a level.)

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Re: InsaLevs - collective Keen1 minimalism level pack

Post by Levellass » Sat Jul 08, 2017 22:27

How about:

Create a Keen2 level that only uses these tiles:
*144 for the invisible border around level
*143 gray background tile
*331 solid red rectangle
*241-244 hazard square
*for exit, use tiles 481 and 494 to form the teleporter (it will be patched to finish level)
*you can use scrub sprites

No other sprites except for the Keen starter sprite.
No collectibles or ornaments, nothing but the tiles mentioned above.
Only one exit in the level.
Player will have pogo, infinite lives, and the teleporter exits the level (as mentioned).
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Re: InsaLevs - collective Keen1 minimalism level pack

Post by KeenRush » Sun Jul 09, 2017 6:16

Sounds fine to me. If someone is running it there should be a new topic.
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