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Ceilick is an active keener and one of the administrators of the Public Commander Keen Forum and the Keen:Modding forum. He has created a number of Keen Vorticons mods and is the mastermind behind the unofficial The Universe is Toast galaxy mod series. He has contributed significantly to the multiplayer Netkeen, as well as a variety of other fangame and modding projects.

Upcoming Mod Projects

Aliens and Their Just Desserts

Episode 3 of a source mod trilogy in which Keen returns to the familiar setting of Fribbulus Xax! Featuring an all new story, levels, an expanded cast of Keen 6 enemies, and other graphical additions to the Keen 6 tile set.

Sign of the Vool

A source mod, standalone episode in which Keen must face the sinister Vool on the dreaded planet Yuggossus.

Keen Vorticons Mods

Invasion of the Yorps

In this series Commander Keen must stop the brainwashed Yorps from causing havoc across the galaxy!

Decree of the Skree

In this series Commander Keen must stop an evil threat which involves the Gargs, the Shikadi, and a new alien race, the Skree!

The Adventures of the Oracle Janitor

This comedic, one-level mod series sees the player as the Oracle Janitor on his hilarious missions to rescue Commander Keen from peril!

Standalone Episodes

  • The Perilous Pursuit is an out of this world chase in which Commander Keen pursues Mortimer across a mysterious planet! (2005)
  • Story Land is a fairy tail adventure in which Commander Keen must rescue a princess from the evil wizard Merlock! (2005)
  • Episode Z is a sequel to Episode X by Xky Rauh and Episode Y by Grelphy, concluding an exciting interpretation of The Universe is Toast! (2009)
  • Shadow Jack is an alpha demo in which the protagonist Shadow Jack must navigate the realm of darkness. (2014)
  • Ye Olde Pirate Modde is a nautical quest featuring treasure hunting and Voticon pirate swashbuckling! (abandoned by Ceilick in 2012, completed by Levellass in 2013)

Keen Dreams Mods

  • Commander Keen Xmas 2010 features Commander Keen in a dream like quest to save Christmas from the evil Bad Elf! (2011) (Co-authored with Levellass and Szemi)
  • Keen Dreams Plus is an enhanced version of Keen Dreams, telling the same story but featuring new enemies, levels, and more! (2011)

Keen Galaxy Mods

The Unofficial The Universe is Toast

In this cosmic trilogy Commander Keen battles his nemesis Mortimer McMire over the fate of the universe!

Keen Galaxy Source Mods

The New Adventures of Commander Keen

In this nostalgic trilogy Commander Keen revisits Gnosticus IV, a Shikadi space station, and Fribbulus Xax on a quest to rescue his pet Yorp!

Other Projects

  • Netkeen is a fangame in which 2-4 players go head to head in stunning multiplayer action! (2011) (A project by Lemm in which Ceilick provided graphics, levels, multi-episode support, and general assistance in testing and content management)
  • Keen Crisis Earth is an abandoned Bio Menace mod featuring an adult Commander Keen battling an alien invasion! (2012) (Co-Authored with Paramultart and NY00123)

Articles and Tutorials

  • Ceilick began the Keen Galaxy Modding Tutorial (patch based) in 2011 as a guide to modding for complete beginners. It has seen various updates over the years, most recently in 2022. In the advent of source code based Keen modding, it remains a valuable first course which teaches modding and tool fundamentals that can be carried forward to source based projects.

My Mods