Modkeen 2.0.1 Keen Dreams Edition

ModKeen mods Tiles and Sprites in all episodes of Commander Keen.
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Post by KEENapplesauce » Sun Nov 28, 2010 7:52 pm

Can someone put a new link out here? When I go to the page, it redirects me to a DNS Error page.

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Post by VikingBoyBilly » Sun Nov 28, 2010 9:00 pm

Lol, KEENapplesauce, GARGapplesauce =3

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Post by KEENapplesauce » Sun Nov 28, 2010 9:27 pm

Yeah... I wish I could change that so that it would be consistent.

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Re: Modkeen 2.0.1 Keen Dreams Edition

Post by Bubzrulz » Fri Apr 14, 2017 10:02 am

trying to get graphics out of dreams to use some in my k4 mod keeps coming up with errors tried few different kd 1.13 games dont know whats going on

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Re: Modkeen 2.0.1 Keen Dreams Edition

Post by Nisaba » Fri Apr 14, 2017 1:21 pm

@Bubzrulz
there are multiple ModKeen versions out there. make sure to use the vision which has support for Keen Dreams graphics and data importing/exporting.
--> http://www.shikadi.net/keenwiki/ModKeen
if your are certain that you've used the right ModKeen version please report/post the whole error output prompt.

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Re: Modkeen 2.0.1 Keen Dreams Edition

Post by Bubzrulz » Fri Apr 14, 2017 2:03 pm

Nisaba wrote:
Fri Apr 14, 2017 1:21 pm
@Bubzrulz
there are multiple ModKeen versions out there. make sure to use the vision which has support for Keen Dreams graphics and data importing/exporting.
--> http://www.shikadi.net/keenwiki/ModKeen
if your are certain that you've used the right ModKeen version please report/post the whole error output prompt.
yup cos after 1st fail extract i remembered that i was a different version so i got it now this is the error i just got


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Re: Modkeen 2.0.1 Keen Dreams Edition

Post by Nisaba » Fri Apr 14, 2017 3:42 pm

I assume you've tried to decompress the KDREAMS.EXE with UNLZEXE.EXE. unfortunally UNLZEXE isn't capable of doing so.
here is a step by step setup for you, which should work without any issues:
  1. Download the following files and tools:
  2. Extract all Keen Dreams, UNP, Modkeen, CWSDPMI files in one folder of your choice.
  3. Also create a subfolder called BMP within that Keen Dreams folder.
  4. Open DOSBox and navigate to your Keen Dreams folder
    (alternatively drag&drop UNP.EXE on the DOSBox desktop icon)
  5. To decompress the KDREAMS.EXE type (in DOSBox):
    UNP.EXE KDREAMS.EXE
  6. Now extract all graphics and files by typing (in DOSBox):
    modkeen.exe -episode=7 -export -bmpdir="BMP"
Last edited by Nisaba on Sat Apr 15, 2017 12:40 pm, edited 2 times in total.

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Re: Modkeen 2.0.1 Keen Dreams Edition

Post by Bubzrulz » Fri Apr 14, 2017 9:34 pm

that link for dreams is broken ..

also with the copy of dreams i have this happens

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ok found another copy of dreams i could uncompress but now this happens

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Re: Modkeen 2.0.1 Keen Dreams Edition

Post by Nisaba » Sat Apr 15, 2017 12:41 pm

sorry, link is fixed by now. plz try to download it again.

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Re: Modkeen 2.0.1 Keen Dreams Edition

Post by Bubzrulz » Sat Apr 15, 2017 12:51 pm

Nisaba wrote:
Sat Apr 15, 2017 12:41 pm
sorry, link is fixed by now. plz try to download it again.
same cant open bmp error

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Re: Modkeen 2.0.1 Keen Dreams Edition

Post by Nisaba » Sat Apr 15, 2017 8:05 pm

have you done as told in step 3?
and please reupload your images, cannot open them.

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Re: Modkeen 2.0.1 Keen Dreams Edition

Post by Bubzrulz » Sat Apr 15, 2017 9:11 pm

step 3 yes its dreams modkeen , the pics should work

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Re: Modkeen 2.0.1 Keen Dreams Edition

Post by Nisaba » Sun Apr 16, 2017 7:07 am

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ok then... the UNP output looks fine.


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but I have a strong suspicion that your MODE.BAT file is faulty. please post the command written within this batch file. I suspect you have written commands which look something like this:

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modkeen.exe -episode=7 -export -bmpdir=c:\keen
instead please use the commands from step 6:

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modkeen.exe -episode=7 -export -bmpdir="BMP"
this should solve your problems.

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Re: Modkeen 2.0.1 Keen Dreams Edition

Post by Bubzrulz » Sun Apr 16, 2017 7:29 am

Nisaba wrote:
Sun Apr 16, 2017 7:07 am


instead please use the commands from step 6:

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modkeen.exe -episode=7 -export -bmpdir="BMP"
this should solve your problems.

same issue with the command u said even tried just straight mod keen and put the commands in instead of using .bat both same error as before

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Re: Modkeen 2.0.1 Keen Dreams Edition

Post by Nisaba » Sun Apr 16, 2017 12:49 pm

I've just checked your setup:
you forgot to create an empty folder called BMP. that is very important! please check step 3 again and do as told. everything else looks fine.

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