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Attach-O-Ray
Other
Something that Keen uses to attach the BWB Megarocket to the Omegamatic's Exhaust Port to enter.
Found in: Keen 5
Bean-with-Bacon Megarocket
Other
Keen's spaceship that he uses to travel to different parts of the galaxy.
Found in: Keen 1, Keen 2, Keen 3, Keen 4, Keen 5, Keen 6, Keen GBC

Keen 1 - Keen 3

Keen 4 - Keen 6

GBC Keen
Bridge
Other
Some switches control the existence of bridges, to enable Keen to get from one place to another. Bridges can also be deactivated when an enemy is standing on one, with interesting results.
Found in: Keen 2, Keen 3, Keen 4, Keen 5, Keen 6

BWB Megarocket
Other
See Bean-with-Bacon Megarocket
Found in: Keen 1, Keen 2, Keen 3, Keen 4, Keen 5, Keen 6, Keen GBC

Color Key Doors
Other
Commander Keen must open these doors with colored keys or gems.
Found in: Keen 1, Keen 2, Keen 3, Keen 4, Keen 5, Keen 6, Keen GBC

Keen 1 - Keen 3

Keen4 - Keen 6

Keen GBC
ComputerWrist
Other
The main menu screen for Keen that includes starting a game, saving, loading, paddle wars, and quitting.
Found in: Keen 4, Keen 5, Keen 6, Keen GBC

Gannalech
Other
Shikadi dialect for "Grand Intellect", i.e., Mortimer McMire.
Found in: Keen 4, Keen 5

Goodbye Galaxy!: The Armageddon Machine
Other
The fifth episode in the Commander Keen Saga, and second and last in the Goodbye Galaxy! series. Keen must stop the Shikadi from destroying the Galaxy by disabling the Omegamatic.
Found in: Keen 5
Goplats
Other
See Platforms or for the enemy Goplat see Korath III Police.
Found in: Keen 4, Keen 5, Keen 6

Hidden Passages
Other
Some walls in the later Keen episodes actually have secret hidden passages in them.
Found in: Keen Dreams, Keen 4, Keen 5, Keen 6

Impossible Pogo Trick
Other
If you run left or right, then quickly press pogo and jump in succession, you blast off at an angle.
Found in: Keen 1, Keen 2, Keen 3, Keen 4, Keen 5, Keen 6, Keen GBC

Mid-Air Pogo
Other
You can pull out your pogo stick in the middle of a normal jump, giving you good control of that first jump.
Found in: Keen 1, Keen 2, Keen 3, Keen 4, Keen 5, Keen 6, Keen GBC

Paddle War
Other
A game on Keen's ComputerWrist that you can play. You are a bar, and you have to block a ball and get it past your opponent.
Found in: Keen 4, Keen 5, Keen 6

paddlewar
Platform
Other
Platforms are a major convenience- even a necessity on Fribbulus Xax. In most places they are used to transport you over dangerous obstacles, or to places out of reach. Many of the platforms(or "plats" as the locals call them) are still the old style which are operated by Bips. Other types of platforms occur on other planets as well.
Found in: Keen 1, Keen 2, Keen 3, Keen Dreams, Keen 4, Keen 5, Keen 6, Keen GBC

Keen 2

Keen 3

Keen 4

Keen 5

Keen 6
Poles
Other
Climb up or down poles to reach certain areas in your quest. Keep an eye out for darkened poles in Keen 5!
Found in: Keen Dreams, Keen 4, Keen 5, Keen 6, Keen GBC

Keen 6
Security Doors
Other
Doors in Keen 5 that will lead to the end of a level. Sometimes keycards might be needed to open the doors.
Found in: Keen 5
SGA
Other
See Standard Galactic Alphabet
Found in: Keen 1, Keen 2, Keen 3, Keen 4, Keen 5, Keen 6, Keen GBC

Shots
Other
The bullets fired by Keen's neural stunner.
Found in: Keen 4, Keen 5, Keen 6

Standard Galactic Alphabet
Other
The text that Commander Keen encounters throughout his quests, that you can eventually decode using the schoolroom in Keen 3.
Found in: Keen 1, Keen 2, Keen 3, Keen 4, Keen 5, Keen 6, Keen GBC

Swastika
Other
A swastika made of pipes was put in the original version of Keen V, in the Energy Flow Systems level to foreshadow iD Software's next project, "Wolfenstein 3D". This Nazi symbol was removed from later versions of Keen V due to complaints
Found in: Keen 5
Switches
Other
Switches in Keen 1 and 3 only control lights and bridges; switches in Keen 4-6 only activate/deactivate platforms and bridges. Switches in K6 can be jumped or pogoed off, just as they are flicked downwards.
Found in: Keen 1, Keen 2, Keen 3, Keen 4, Keen 5, Keen 6, Keen GBC

Keen 6

Keen GBC
Teleporter
Other
Keen 1 and Keen 3: The teleporters found on the maps of the games and teleport you to other locations.
Keen 5: A teleportation device is hidden in the Gravitational Damping Hub of Keen 5. It leads to the bonus level on the planet of Korath III, the Secret Korath III Base. There is another return-teleporter on the map of Korath III.
Keen 6: A teleporter that teleports you to an "underground" portion of Keen VI.
Keen GBC: When Commander Keen uses one of these, he pops out of another one in a different area of the level in Keen GBC.
Found in: Keen 1, Keen 3, Keen 5, Keen 6, Keen GBC

Keen 1

Keen 3

Keen 5

Keen 6

Keen GBC
Universe is Toast, The
Other
The proposed trilogy of Commander Keen that never quite got off the ground. The Trilogy was called the Universe is Toast and would have been Keen Episodes 7-9. The project was mainly shelved by ID due to more popular games like Doom and Wolfenstein 3D.
Found in: Keen 5, Keen 6

Clues in Keen 5

Clues in Keen 6

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