Commander Keen: Invasion of the Vorticons: Épisode 1: Marooned on Mars (Dec. 14th 1990) Épisode 2: The Earth Explodes (1991) Épisode 3: Keen Must Die! (1991)) Les aventures du Commander Keen se situent au début des avancées technologiques de Id.
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Date de parution : 14 déc 1990

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Commander Keen: Invasion of the Vorticons:

  • Épisode 1: Marooned on Mars (Dec. 14th 1990)
  • Épisode 2: The Earth Explodes (1991)
  • Épisode 3: Keen Must Die! (1991))

Les aventures du Commander Keen se situent au début des avancées technologiques de Id. Dans ce jeu vous êtes le Commander Keen : l'alter-ego d'un petit génie de 8 ans nommé Billy Blaze. Lorsqu'il apprend que la terre est en danger il met le casque de football américain de son frère et saute dans son vaisseau interplanétaire bricolé à la maison pour défendre la terre !

Commander Keen in Goodbye Galaxy!:

  • Épisode 4: Secret of the Oracle (1991)
  • Épisode 5: The Armageddon Machine (1991)

Vous êtes toujours le petit génie du quartier et vous avez 8 ans. Pour le reste de l'univers vous êtes le "Commander Keen". Il est grand temps de vous saisir de votre pogo stick et de votre pistolet paralysant pour sauter dans votre fusée fabriquée à la maison : destination l'Espace intergalactique ! Il s'agit de sauver l'humanité. Pour ce faire il va falloir batailler avec des créatures ignobles et déjouer les pièges extra-terrestres. Si vous échouez nous sommes perdus.

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Herb
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Commander Keen? More like Commander Meme! LOL!
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Charlie Foxtrot
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i cant start goodbye galaxy'
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Koji
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This pack was alright.
It works well off of the install for being an old DOS game, (Alot of DOSbox games have had minor issues in the past for me) and it's just classic Commander Keen.
The only problem I have with this 'Complete' Pack is that CK6 is NOT in here... That was my favorite episode growing up. And they DON'T have it in here... Something about publishing or licensing issues or something that does make sense... but is still kinda lame.
Great pack though. Worth it when you buy it on a sale!
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TB Fire Pants
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Posté le : 5 mai
Jump, shoot, pogostick. Classic MS-DOS games from my childhood.
>Run keen.exe
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codefenix
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Posté le : 30 avril
Great value for the money; $1 per game.

Runs on DOSBox, so if you know what you're doing you can customize the settings and make it run optimally on your PC. Seems to run just fine out-of-the-box though.

Too bad it doesn't include Aliens Ate My Baby Sitter!. Technically, it's not part of this series, so it's understandable. It's just a shame because it doesn't seem to be available to buy anywhere else.

Hopefully they can work in trading cards at some point in the future.
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Ray
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Every PC gamer should know their roots.
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i just killed your team
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OG PC platformer from the gangstas at id Software.
Basically, if you haven't completed the games in this series you're a casual.

Pick this game up and stop getting laughed at by girls.
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Isharu Matsu
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Falsely advertised, missing keen 6 and dreams, the person who is selling this dosbox shortcut claims 6 and dreams werent part of I.D which is a lie, has the gaul to claim its a complete pack, its 5.49 for a programmed shortcut for dosbox and too cheap to provide all games... seriously making money off 5 minutes of work and still being cheap about it is pathetic.

Better off just finding the game and plugging it into dosbox yourself.
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MurdaOrange
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Posté le : 31 mars
This game brings back so many great memories from my childhood. Back where most PC games were stored on tiny floppy discs, I can remember sorting out my Parent's collection just to play Commander Keen. I would 100% reccommend this game to anyone looking for a classic/retro game with a perfect combination of old-timey, simple and fun gameplay.
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bayden_woodland
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While the Keen games themselves are a piece of gaming history, the DOSBOX port doesn't work on a huge number of computers. I rate this collection as essentially incomplete because it has so many compatibility issues it's rare that you'll find a computer that can run it.
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waycomp2002
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Keen dreams is avalible to buy but why say complete when it's not complete. Still at least one or 2 games missing. Is it worth it for what you get that is up to the person buying them the name is misleading though. I bought this and keen dreams so that's most of them
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This game was epic when I was a child, and it's still great for the oldschool retro playthrough.
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First video game I played as a child! Opened it up and remembered all the controls, and was instantly brought back in time!
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Commander Keen is a great game, a great series. Were it only that simple, I would recommend this in a heartbeat. But I cannot.

This is a horrible purchase.

Why?

For starters, maybe it's a problem with every last time I've downloaded the game, but there is no music. At all. And that's assuming that you can get it to work. This runs horribly with DOSBox, this runs horribly with Commander Genius. I'm inclined to believe that there is something intriniscally wrong with the files they are distributing in this pack.

Don't let this botched release sour you on other classic games using DOSBox; this is the only one that seems to be messed up.
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Cheezy_Cheezle
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Good port, had trouble with it starting at first but someone called monkeymadness posted how to fix it and it's worked fine since. I loved this game when I was a kid, and maybe now I can beat it without cheats!
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Crazy that I went and bought this game when it first released on Steam. And today I learn it's free on myabandonware com...
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monkeymadness
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Before I start this review, it should be noted that in recent years Steam did something that made dosbox crash upon clicking the play button. Here is the simple solution I came up with to run the game, that has worked for a number of people. Sadly, you will need to do this for each keen game. But they follow the same path. Enjoy!

Solution to get the game running:
Look for the [keen(#).conf] file in C:Program Files>Steam>SteamApps>common>Commander Keen>base(#)>

Open it up with notepad or notepad+ and change the output=overlay (This works on most computers, but there is an occasional card/driver combo that won't. If it doesn't then try opengl or openglnb.) Now just hit file>save and you're done. The game should run now.

Solution to getting the game running at the optimium screen resolution:
If your game is having issues with the screen being stretched or really small, you want want to edit some other values in the keen.conf file. This would be changing fullscreen=true, fulldouble=true, and fullresolution=[your screen's resolution]
Eg. fullresolution=1366x768 (When I first got the game it was running super wide and some of the game was cut off)

I have tried to make this as clear as possible, but if you still have questions, feel free to ask!

Review:
I have loved this game from the time I was a little lad. It is a really fun platformer with a pretty silly story! The pack includes the first five games of the series, but not the 6th or keen dreams. The 4th game "Secret of the Oracle" is my absolute favorite. Great story, mechanics, and art. I mean, come on! With a blaster and pogo stick, what more could a kid want (No aliens were harmed in the making of this game...ok maybe a few). The game shows a little age (especially the first few). Definitely a must have if you played the games before, but even if you haven't I think the game is worth it, although I'm a little bias.

"The dopefish lives"

Check out my other adventure reviews on my page!
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Does not work on my Windows 10 machine as of 2/9/16
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Sweet nastolgia.
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This is the ♥♥♥♥♥est game i have ever seen in my ♥♥♥♥ing life
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Jump, shoot, pogostick. Classic MS-DOS games from my childhood.
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Commander Keen? More like Commander Meme! LOL!
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Keen dreams is avalible to buy but why say complete when it's not complete. Still at least one or 2 games missing. Is it worth it for what you get that is up to the person buying them the name is misleading though. I bought this and keen dreams so that's most of them
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Un classique de mon enfance. Une série de jeux de plateformes, aux graphiques colorés et à la jouabilité solide. Le «complete pack» à la Trilogie des Vorticons (Keen 1 à 3) et Goodbye Galaxy (Keen 4 et 5). Keen Dreams peut être acheté sur Steam ici: http://store.steampowered.com/app/356200/?l=french Il n'y a que Keen 6: Aliens Ate My Baby Sister, qui est indisponible nulle part (snif). L'histoire de ses jeux est simple: un jeune génie de 8 ans, Billy Blaze, dont son nom de code est Commander Keen, doit protéger la Terre de toute menace extraterrestre. Dans Keen 1, il explorait la planète Mars quand des pièces de son vaisseau spatial furent volées par des extraterrestres, les Vorticons. Il doit les récupérer. Dans Keen 2, les Vorticons veulent détruire la Terre. C'est à Billy/Keen d'intervenir. Dans Keen 3, il se rend sur la planète des Vorticons pour les arrêter une bonne fois pour toutes. Dans Keen 4, il va sur la planète Gnosticus IV, où il doit sauver les Oracles, des membres du Haut Conseil de Gnosticus IV, qui ont été enlevés par les mystérieux Shikadis. Dans Keen 5, il doit affronter les Shikadis, tout en détruisant l'Omeganatic, une arme que les Shikadis ont construite pour détruire la Voie Lactée. Je recommande ces jeux autant pour ceux et celles qui les ont connus dans leur jeunesse que pour les nouveaux venus.
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BETTER THAN MASS EFFECT

Commander Keen saved Earth a generation before Commander Shepard ever heard of the Reapers. Little dude built his own space ship out of soup cans. Shepard struggled building a fish tank. This 8 year-old kid was clearing out the Vorticon home planet while Shepard was telling everyone what his favorite shop on the Citadel was.

Shepard is a joke. Commander Keen is the real Spectre.
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10/10 - idSoftware got me through the 90's!

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TO FIX THE GAME ---> READ THIS THREAD!!
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I haven't played all of these games; I'm sad to say it took me 20 years to track down all of these titles. Finally!! These games are amazing though! You play as Keen, equipped with a gun and a pogo stick. You collect candy and keys to advance the levels. Map is opened up similar to that of Mario World, which is a time tested winner.

These games aren't just good for the 90's; they are still really fun! This is an amazing deal to get 5 games for $5! You should buy this for sure.

Worth the $20... but it's only $5

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The best games of my childhood! This is "must have" pack! :)
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Before I start this review, it should be noted that in recent years Steam did something that made dosbox crash upon clicking the play button. Here is the simple solution I came up with to run the game, that has worked for a number of people. Sadly, you will need to do this for each keen game. But they follow the same path. Enjoy!

Solution to get the game running:
Look for the [keen(#).conf] file in C:Program Files>Steam>SteamApps>common>Commander Keen>base(#)>

Open it up with notepad or notepad+ and change the output=overlay (This works on most computers, but there is an occasional card/driver combo that won't. If it doesn't then try opengl or openglnb.) Now just hit file>save and you're done. The game should run now.

Solution to getting the game running at the optimium screen resolution:
If your game is having issues with the screen being stretched or really small, you want want to edit some other values in the keen.conf file. This would be changing fullscreen=true, fulldouble=true, and fullresolution=[your screen's resolution]
Eg. fullresolution=1366x768 (When I first got the game it was running super wide and some of the game was cut off)

I have tried to make this as clear as possible, but if you still have questions, feel free to ask!

Review:
I have loved this game from the time I was a little lad. It is a really fun platformer with a pretty silly story! The pack includes the first five games of the series, but not the 6th or keen dreams. The 4th game "Secret of the Oracle" is my absolute favorite. Great story, mechanics, and art. I mean, come on! With a blaster and pogo stick, what more could a kid want (No aliens were harmed in the making of this game...ok maybe a few). The game shows a little age (especially the first few). Definitely a must have if you played the games before, but even if you haven't I think the game is worth it, although I'm a little bias.

"The dopefish lives"

Check out my other adventure reviews on my page!
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Aren't you keen to play as Keen?
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Moment de nostalgie !!!! :-) Pur moment de détente !
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So freaking good
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One of the icons of the DOS era. They label this as the "Complete Pack", but it is missing a few games (Keen Dreams & Aliens Ate My Babysitter).

Dopefish Lives!
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This pack doesn't include Commander Keen 6 and Keen dreams is missing. Some people have been disappointed because those games weren't included, so be aware! Don't get this pack if you’re planning on playing Keen 6 and Keen dreams.

This review is mainly pointed towards Commander Keen 5: The Armageddon Machine, because I played the living ♥♥♥♥ out of it when I was a kid. I remember getting this game from my uncle on a floppy disk, I took the disk home and installed it, with difficulty, back then I didn't knew much about computers. I finally managed to install it and then I started playing, and I was blown away because the game was so ♥♥♥♥ing awesome. I loved messing around in the levels and exploring them, I died a lot because this was the first real game I played on PC, then I discovered this strange option called 'save' and it remembered where I was! English isn't my native language so I had trouble understanding some parts of the game. I still remember the big red guy with the automatic rifle who instantly killed you when you were in his sights, when I first encountered him I literally jumped out of my chair, I had never seen something so frightening.

And effectually I was there, the final level, I remember every second of that remarkable level and when I finished the level and I had beaten Commander Keen 5: The Armageddon Machine, I felt great I had conquered this beast of a game. After beating the game I spent hours upon hours replaying the levels and playing pong. Later I found out that if you pressed F1 (or some other button I don't really remember), the game would load a page with the LORE of Commander Keen 5: The Armageddon Machine, the ♥♥♥♥ing Lore of Commander Keen 5: The Armageddon Machine, holy ♥♥♥♥. And when I found the 'lore' I looked at the pictures of all the enemies I had encountered and I even saw pictures of enemies I didn't encounter, because you could only encounter those on hard mode. (I just looked at the pictures and because at the time I didn't speak a word English.)

Years later I found out Commander Keen was available on steam and I had some money on my steam wallet and I was like: ♥♥♥♥ it I'm buying Commander Keen. And I was able to play my childhood love yet again.

Well enough of MY experiences with the game, lets actually talk about the game. It's a miracle if you actually read my story and made it so far!

Commander keen is simple platformer, it's about a guy, Keen. From my current understanding he is just a dude who travels to random planets and shoots aliens with his little laser gun, he also has a pogo stick which makes him jump higher. This pack included Keen 1,2,3,4 and 5. The first ones look really old, but the fourth and the fifth looked a lot cleaner and a lot newer. All of the games play pretty similarly and have the game character and weapons. But I didn’t really finish any other Keen game except Keen 5, so I might be wrong because some things are different later in game. But in Commander Keen 5 you have to collect four diamonds to open doors to continue within the level, then you have to find a key that opens the door to the end of the level, later you have to destroy something what looks like the power source for the space ship you are stranded on. In the game you will encounter various enemies, some are robots some are 'energy enemies', the robots can be killed the 'energy enemies' can only be stunned or can't get hit at all. You have one life, so if you get hit once you are done for, yet you can save everywhere you want, so that isn't a big problem or a hard part about this game. All in all it’s just an old school platformer, that is as unforgiving as any other old game and needless to say the game is also very fun!

After playing this game again after so many years, it made me realize that Commander Keen 4 is way superior to Commander Keen 5, because the fourth installment had way more variety. And when I look back at the levels of Commander Keen 5 I realized that they game wasn't really that special. It was just the fact that it was the first game I ever played and finished, what made it so great. The nostalgia made me love this game.

Nostalgia is a ♥♥♥♥♥.

Thanks for taking the time to read my game review of Commander Keen, one of my favorite games if not my favorite game of all time!
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So glad I found this game. Brings me back to my childhood.
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It still looks better than Cod Ghosts and it's playable. The best game of my childhood. I would save Gnosticus IV again.
10/10
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Commander Keen is a super retro game made by the creators of Doom(way before), a kinda cool reminder of how games once were. It's a Mario style platformer where you jump around collecting coins, avoiding/attacking enemies and traps, you also have a gun you can shoot. Commander Keen is not for the impatient gamer, this game is of a different time and needs to be respected. Expect ridged controls and somewhat convoluted menu navigation, and a totally nonsensical narrative plot. I'd give it 6.5/10 today, but 8.5/10 for people who can appreciate how it was in those days.
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My thoughts when I saw this on Steam:

"Oh wow Commander Keen! I used to love those games when I was a kid, I bet I can beat them now that I am much older"

"NOPE, still just a F%&*$#ing HARD!"

Classic games, simple games, difficult games. Even after twenty years I still can't solve some of the puzzles thrown at me, but I still enjoy trying!
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This "Complete Pack" contains the first five full Keen titles, excluding Keen Dreams and Aliens Ate My Baby Sitter! probably due to publishing rights issues.

Commander Keen in Marooned on Mars:
The first entry into the series, and a very enjoyable one. The difficulty isn't too high or too low, just about right; it's short and sweet. Even though there is a tad bit of input lag regarding controls, it never really makes you perform pixel-perfect jumps or anything that difficult. And despite the lack of music and somewhat annoying sound FX, the title still retains a lot of its original charm.

Commander Keen in The Earth Explodes:
Out of the original trilogy, this is my least favorite one. Why? Because it's basically the first one, but quickly loses its charm when the unfair gameplay kicks in. And I don't mean "unfair" as in "challenging", I mean unnecessarily aggravating. This is due to the tad bit of input lag, bull**** level design, and annoying enemy AI. Thanks for that John Carmack.

Commander Keen in Keen Must Die!:
This entry is even more unforgiving than the second, and the lack of music and sound FX REALLY wears on you by now. Why isn't it my least favorite? The main antagonist. Without spoiling anything, the main antagonist and his simple (yet relatable) backstory make the game worth seeing through to the end, and you barely even learn anything about him until the boss fight, which luckily, isn't too hard. I'll just say... it shows a lot of humility for id Software, considering how they went on to turn the entire industry upside down multiple times.

Commander Keen in Secret of the Oracle:
This is probably my favorite Keen title, why? Well, one reason is Dopefish's glorious debut. Another is how nearly every aspect of Keen was improved vastly. This is when the Keen series felt much more like a fully-formed franchise rather than a labor of love from a group of eager programmers. The graphics are much more colorful and cartoony, the gameplay is MUCH more fluid and MUCH less aggravating, and there is actual background music that’s catchy and makes the experience more enjoyable. And you can't forget Dopefish, we will never forget Dopefish.

Commander Keen in The Armageddon Machine:
A lot like Secret of the Oracle, except new levels, music, easter eggs, and sadly leaves on a big cliffhanger, and I only mention this because the sixth title is not included leaving you to find it yourself. Still a lot of fun and pretty enjoyable. The only nitpick I really have is how you actually beat the game, as it is very confusing and very hard to actually figure out how to blow the last fuse. Otherwise, a solid Keen title.

Some people complain on how "You're paying for an emulator!" or "It's missing two episodes!” I really don't. This is the bulk of a classic series, and you're paying how much? Five dollars? And you'll probably wait for a sale anyway, won't you. You should be grateful it's even on Steam for legitimate purchase. Also, the games run almost flawlessly in DOSBox for me at least, unlike many other DOS games released on Steam packaged with DOSBox...

If you want to explore id's past, want to dive into another retro platformer, or simply just bored, buy the pack now for five bucks. Don't even wait for a sale, it's not really worth waiting for when you could be playing now.

EDIT: If you would like to see a full release of Keen Dreams on Steam (w/ Achievements, Leaderboards, and other Steam features) running natively on Windows and Linux PC's, click here to check out this new source port:
http://store.steampowered.com/app/356200/
I even made the trailer on the Steam page you see there.
Maybe this could prompt id Software to do a similar overhaul with this release.
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A game from my childhood. Even now, it is still a great platformer which is totally worth your pennies if you like adventure and a nice childfriendly-ish story.
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