InsaLevs - collective Keen 2 minimalism level pack

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Pick your winning level

Poll ended at Sun Oct 08, 2017 23:40

Level 01: PaquoCastor
0
No votes
Level 02: Shikadi
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No votes
Level 03: Levellord
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Level 04: Levellass
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Level 05: Quillax
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Level 06: Roobar
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Level 07: KeenRush
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No votes
Level 08: Nisaba
2
22%
Level 09: troublesomekeen
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22%
Level 10: Commander Spleen
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33%
Level 11: proYorp
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22%
Level 12: Levellad
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Total votes: 9

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Re: InsaLevs - collective Keen 2 minimalism level pack

Post by KeenRush » Sun Oct 08, 2017 11:05

@proYorp: Thanks. And not all that crazy, I've heard something like that before: that I'm very good at making difficult levels with devious puzzles requiring player to know how to control Keen. It seems to be my strength but unfortunately it's not something (and I understand why!) most people like all that much. Also, it's nice to hear you're waiting for the mod, I hope it'll show another side of levelling that I've been trying to cultivate. As for the two fiery scrubs, I assume you mean the two scrubs that are each circling a solid block with a dangerous tile on top of it. You have to jump on the scrub (the one on right) as it climbs, from that jump on the scrub on the left as it descends, and from that jump onwards on left, high enough that the scrub appearing from below the wall has enough time to appear. It's a tricky sequence all right.


Anyway, I finally managed to write some comments:


PaquoCastor: Liking the multiple routes.

Shikadi: Liking the sparser use of scrubs, especially the jumping puzzle on the right side.

LevelLord: Easy, considering whom it was made by.

Levellass: I still don't get it, sort of. :confused

Quillax: Liking the routes, the challenge. Perhaps the best level design of the bunch. Also liking those pixel characters, well done with the animated tiles.

Roobar: One of my favourites. Great idea with the repeated "5-bar" design which saves the day where it's impossible to see what awaits. Cohesive. At first didn't even realize there were alternative routes, I just somehow ended up on them and thought that somehow stuff looks different. :) Also visually pleasing.

KeenRush: It's difficult alright, but far from impossible. I've said stuff about this level earlier in the topic.

Nisaba: One of the best. Gotta love that taunting beginning. :lol Incredibly well-made level and the most difficult in this pack, to me. Certain parts of the level caused so much cursing... So many good puzzles. Some were truly wicked, requiring and displaying thorough understanding of Keen's movement. I can't understand how someone actually designs puzzles like these, with so many moving parts. "Could it be this person is as wicked as I am?" was my thought several times. :mort

troublesomekeen: Liking the timed scrub jump in the beginning. Offers some interesting and difficult routes.

CommanderSpleen: This is one of the best non-mod levels I've ever played and also one of the best recent Spleen levels, I think. Such wild inventiveness. Not just utilizing the pogo trick, but also the way scrubs are dropped from one area to another simply by viewing the area. So good.

proYorp: More sceneric than challenging, but nevertheless an interesting level.

Levellad: It's not the worst level I've played. :)


I still haven't voted, I don't know how I can decide between Nisaba's and Spleen's.
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Re: InsaLevs - collective Keen 2 minimalism level pack

Post by Nisaba » Mon Oct 09, 2017 9:22

Wait, what? The poll ended yesterday? I thought I could wait until today and... ach...
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Re: InsaLevs - collective Keen 2 minimalism level pack

Post by Roobar » Mon Oct 09, 2017 10:32

Loooool

Let's congratulate the clear winner (spln) and move on to the Keen 3 competition because it will be really interesting and I cant wait!

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Post by Nisaba » Mon Oct 09, 2017 22:32

Just wait a sec, before we move on: I've created a InsaLevs PT II spinoff for ya'll.
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Re: InsaLevs - collective Keen 2 minimalism level pack

Post by Levellass » Thu Oct 12, 2017 3:11

Congrats to Spleen. Your prize will be PMd to you seclude or share it as you will.
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Re: InsaLevs - collective Keen 2 minimalism level pack

Post by Roobar » Fri Oct 13, 2017 10:38

Nisaba wrote:
Mon Oct 09, 2017 22:32
Just wait a sec, before we move on: I've created a InsaLevs PT II spinoff for ya'll.
What kind of a spinoff?!? 🤔

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Re: InsaLevs - collective Keen 2 minimalism level pack

Post by Commander Spleen » Fri Oct 13, 2017 12:36

ono, I forgot to vote for a tie-breaker! /O\

Oh, well. I shall soonishly investigate this artifact that has arrived in my inbox and figure out how I can turn it into some kind of multiple decade-spanning project.

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Re: InsaLevs - collective Keen 2 minimalism level pack

Post by Nisaba » Fri Oct 13, 2017 13:17

Roobar wrote:
Fri Oct 13, 2017 10:38
Nisaba wrote:
Mon Oct 09, 2017 22:32
Just wait a sec, before we move on: I've created a InsaLevs PT II spinoff for ya'll.
What kind of a spinoff?!? 🤔
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Re: InsaLevs - collective Keen 2 minimalism level pack

Post by Levellass » Fri Oct 13, 2017 18:20

Nisaba wrote:
Fri Oct 13, 2017 13:17
Roobar wrote:
Fri Oct 13, 2017 10:38
Nisaba wrote:
Mon Oct 09, 2017 22:32
Just wait a sec, before we move on: I've created a InsaLevs PT II spinoff for ya'll.
What kind of a spinoff?!? 🤔
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Post by Fleexy » Fri Oct 13, 2017 18:49

Yeah, Dropbox is pretty great. I think Microsoft's OneDrive is also free. If those aren't workable for some reason, you can always e-mail it to fleexy@KM and I'll put it up on Files.KM.

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Re: InsaLevs - collective Keen 2 minimalism level pack

Post by Nisaba » Fri Oct 13, 2017 19:10

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Re: InsaLevs - collective Keen 2 minimalism level pack

Post by Levellass » Fri Oct 13, 2017 23:54

Nisaba wrote:
Fri Oct 13, 2017 19:10
Brain.denies.access.to.password.
Passwords I have used:

*CommanderKeen4Stuff
*ThisIsYetAnotherPassword
*OhNoIforgotIt
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Re: InsaLevs - collective Keen 2 minimalism level pack

Post by nanomekia » Sat Oct 14, 2017 0:19

Levellass wrote:
Fri Oct 13, 2017 23:54
Nisaba wrote:
Fri Oct 13, 2017 19:10
Brain.denies.access.to.password.
Passwords I have used:

*CommanderKeen4Stuff
*ThisIsYetAnotherPassword
*OhNoIforgotIt
*LevellassWithTWoLs
*ChocolatePuddingREindeer
What, not 123456 or ABCDEF? You make things complicated, 'lass. ;)
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