Regentropfen (Raindrops, Keen 1 Mod)

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Regentropfen (Raindrops, Keen 1 Mod)

Post by Grandy02 » Wed Apr 01, 2015 14:34

Dear comrades, I'm proud to present you a new innovative mod of Keen 1, Regentropfen, German for Raindrops. Sorry, no screenshots, still images are simply not representative of this masterpiece, which is a proof of the advanced technology of our country. You just have to try.
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I'm serious. A world class consumer good like this can only be crafted in a nation as prosperous as ours. It sets new standards for the entertainment of our citizens.

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Post by Levack » Wed Apr 01, 2015 17:05

I expected this to be a fake...due to its release date. :p

Very cool!

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Post by MoffD » Wed Apr 01, 2015 17:52

Am I supposed to laugh or cry?

*goes back to playing it*
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Post by Levellass » Thu Apr 02, 2015 4:57

If anyone posts a youtube video of 'this' in the topic I shall punch them.


Also, perhaps you wanted a patch that lets Keen automatically go to level 1 from the map after a specific amount of time?
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Post by Grandy02 » Thu Apr 02, 2015 17:25

Levack wrote:I expected this to be a fake...due to its release date. :p

Very cool!
Thanks! Well, at least it's a 100% playable fake. ;)
MoffD wrote:Am I supposed to laugh or cry?
Both!
Levellass wrote:Also, perhaps you wanted a patch that lets Keen automatically go to level 1 from the map after a specific amount of time?
Actually not, as the real East German arcade games also required you to do something in the title screen, or the map in the case of the mod (to insert the worker's hard-earned money). So automatically going back to the title screen would be more appropriate.

If anyone wants to see what inspired this, check out the Flash versions of the Poly-Play games. Click on "Starten", press CTRL to commit, shoot etc. and G to "insert money". The rest should be self-explanatory.

But the actual start for this was a mod concept (only in my head, nothing modded yet) where Keen himself would shoot at an endless flow of icecubes (like a shooting gallery), and there would also be enemies. As April Fools' Day was approaching, I thought a heavily simplified version of the concept with graphics like a technically outdated East German video game and some inspiration from Comrade Keen would be funny. So I made "Regentropfen" within less than a month.

Anyway, the first one who lets Jolly Bucket catch 100 drops will be awarded the Banner of Labour. ;)
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Post by Levellass » Sat Apr 04, 2015 0:48

I have a rather nice run of 112 drops, the RNG was very kind to me. (I got a lot of double drops. Is something supposed to happen when it gets that high?)


Also man, a 15KB freeing patch for one tiny, itty-bitty little Butler collision patch? Truly you have captured the spirit of communism even in your patches.
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Post by Grandy02 » Sat Apr 04, 2015 11:46


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Post by Roobar » Sat Apr 04, 2015 12:16

Levellass wrote:I have a rather nice run of 112 drops, the RNG was very kind to me. (I got a lot of double drops. Is something supposed to happen when it gets that high?
I could not get more than 80.

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Post by Levellass » Mon Apr 06, 2015 1:03


What you really need, not what you think you ought to want.

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Post by KeenRush » Tue Apr 07, 2015 8:48

:lol I love it! It's great to see small experimental mods like this. The concept is great.

(And can't wait that next mod. Just played your first again about a month ago.)
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Post by Flaose » Wed Apr 08, 2015 1:52

This is one of the coolest mods I've played. Very nice (and creative) work.
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Post by Grandy02 » Wed Apr 08, 2015 17:43

Levellass wrote:That... that's an impressive amount of effort for an April fools' prank.
Actually not that much when one is familiar with that stuff and the clichés, so little research had to be done. But I simply enjoy scattering such little details, and the mini-mod was really fun to make.
KeenRush wrote::lol I love it! It's great to see small experimental mods like this. The concept is great.

(And can't wait that next mod. Just played your first again about a month ago.)
Flaose wrote:This is one of the coolest mods I've played. Very nice (and creative) work.
Thank you! I can already tell that is also an experimental mod - but serious this time. ;)
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