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A World of Wonderment
Music
Music from Episode 4: Secret of the Oracle. This music was played not played in any level. The music was composed by Bobby Prince. Play.
Found in: Keen 4
Another Kick in the Pants in good old Hillville
Music
Music from Keen 4 heard in the levels Crystalus and Border Village. The music was composed by Bobby Prince. Play.
Found in: Keen 4
Arachnut
Creature
Insane, green, crab-walking creatures with two dangerous mouths. One shot stuns it temporarily.
Found in: Keen 4
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
Berkeloid
Creature
This fiery fella is not to be toyed with. He throws big fireballs, and is impossible to kill except in Keen GBC.
Found in: Keen 4, Keen GBC
Billy Blaze
Person
See Blaze, Billy.
Found in: Keen 1, Keen 2, Keen 3, Keen Dreams, Keen 4, Keen 5, Keen 6, Keen GBC
Bird
Creature
These guys can fly and walk. You can shoot them, but it only paralyzes them temporarily.
Found in: Keen 4
Bird's Egg
Creature
Found in mountainous regions of the Shadowlands, eggs will hatch into angry, blue Birds if shot or touched by Keen.
Found in: Keen 4
Blaze, Billy
Person
Eight-year old genius that goes by the alias Commander Keen.
Found in: Keen 1, Keen 2, Keen 3, Keen Dreams, Keen 4, Keen 5, Keen 6, Keen GBC
Blochowiak, Jason
Person
Software engineer.
Found in: Keen 4, Keen 5, Keen 6
Bobby Prince
Person
See Prince, Robert
Found in: Keen 4, Keen 5, Keen 6
Border Village
Location
The first level in Keen 4.
Found in: Keen 4
Bounder
Creature
These red, friendly, bouncing guys can be annoying, but they can be helpful, too! They push you around and you can stand on top of them. One shot stuns it permanently.
Found in: Keen 4, Keen GBC
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
Carmack, Adrian
Person
Artwork
Found in: Keen 4, Keen 5, Keen 6, Keen GBC
Carmack, John
Person
Software engineer and programmer
Found in: Keen 4, Keen 5, Keen 6, Keen GBC
Cave of Descendents
Location
A level in Keen 4 where a Council Member is hidden.
Found in: Keen 4
Chasm of Chills
Location
A level in Keen 4 where Princess Lindsey is hidden.
Found in: Keen 4
Cloud
Creature
When you approach it, you'll make it angry, and it will try to strike you down with a lightning bolt! They are immune to your shots.
Found in: Keen 4
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
Commander Keen
Person
Billy Blaze's alter ego that saves the Earth and Universe from a collection of enemies.
Found in: Keen 1, Keen 2, Keen 3, Keen Dreams, Keen 4, Keen 5, 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
Council Member
Person
Gnosticenes. These old guys are the ones you're supposed to save in Keen 4. The Shikadi kidnapped them and put them in the Shadowlands. They are the guardians of the oracle, and the only ones that can activate it. They are also immortal.
Found in: Keen 4
Council Page
Person
After Keen entered Gnosticus IV the Council Page ran to him to tell that the 8 council members are kidnapped by the Shikadi.
Found in: Keen 4
Crystalus
Location
A level in Keen 4 where a Council Member is hidden.
Found in: Keen 4
Dartgun
Hazard
Hidden in and around the Shadowlands are dartguns that you don't want to mess with particularly since they can't be destroyed!
Found in: Keen 4
Dopefish
Creature
The second dumbest creature in the universe, this creature's thought patterns go "swim, swim, hungry, swim, swim, hungry." They'll eat anything alive and moving near them, though they prefer heroes. In the GBC version they jump out of water and you are able to kill them unlike the Keen 4 version. This is one of the most famous enemies of Keen and has appeared in numerous other games. For more info go to its official website which contains tons of stuff.
Found in: Keen 4, Keen GBC
Doughnut
Item
2,000 points
Found in: Keen 4
Drop
Item
Scattered throughout levels in Keen 4. Gaining 100 of these things will get you a new life.
Found in: Keen 4
Eat Your Veggies
Music
A song from Keen 4, which was composed by Bobby Prince. The song was originally supposed to go onto Keen Dreams, but due to space limitations on a floppy disk, the music was saved until Keen 4. The music can be heard in the following levels: Pyramid of the Forbidden, Pyramid of the Gnosticene Ancients, Pyramid of the Moons, Pyramid of the Shadows, Isle of Fire, and Isle of Tar. There are actual lyrics that go along with this song. Play.
Found in: Keen 4
Elder
Person
See Council Member
Found in: Keen 4
Extra Life
Item
Grab an icon of Commander Keen or other items to receive and extra life. In each different episode, a certain amount of points will also get you a new life. The amounts is usually 20,000 points.
Found in: Keen 1, Keen 2, Keen 3, Keen Dreams, Keen 4, Keen 5, Keen 6, Keen GBC
Fire
Hazard
If you happen to burn up in this fire, you'll be trying the level again.
Found in: Keen 1, Keen Dreams, Keen 4, Keen GBC
Foot
Other
A legendary giant stone foot that materializes from the union of twelve inchworms, and carries Keen to the bonus level (Pyramid of the Forbidden) in the Shadowlands.
Found in: Keen 4
Gannalech
Other
Shikadi dialect for "Grand Intellect", i.e., Mortimer McMire.
Found in: Keen 4, Keen 5
Gems
Item
Gems are used to open doors found in various levels in Keens 4-6. To open a door, just carry the gem to an appropriate gem holder in the vicinity of the door. Keen knows all about the gems and will put them in the holder.
Found in: Keen 4, Keen 5, Keen 6
Gnosticene Ancients
Creature
See Treasure Eaters
Found in: Keen 4
Gnosticenes
Person
See Council Members
Found in: Keen 4
Gnosticus IV
Location
The planet in Keen 4 that Keen travels to to visit the Gnosticenes and the Oracle.
Found in: Keen 4
Goodbye Galaxy!: Secret of the Oracle
Other
The fourth episode in the Commander Keen Saga, and first in the Goodbye Galaxy! series. Keen must rescue council members from various enemies to find out what the Shikadi and Gannalech are up to.
Found in: Keen 4
Goplats
Other
See Platforms or for the enemy Goplat see Korath III Police.
Found in: Keen 4, Keen 5, Keen 6
Green Goo
Hazard
Bubbling green goo that may be acid. Don't fall in...
Found in: Keen 4
Hall, Tom
Person
Creative Director. He is one of the most well known makers of Keen and the supposed best hope for The Universe is Toast series. After working at numerous other companies, he now created a company called Monkeystone with John Romero, however he now works at Midway.
Found in: Keen 1, Keen 2, Keen 3, Keen Dreams, 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
Hillville
Location
A level in Keen 4 that has Princess Lindsey in it.
Found in: Keen 4
House
Other
These houses are often found in villages and are home to great unknowns.
Found in: Keen 4
Ice Cream Cone
Item
5,000 points
Found in: Keen 4
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
Inchworm
Creature
These placid yellow creatures are all over. Watch out where you step or they'll be afoot!
Found in: Keen 4
Invisible Blocks
Other
Not entirely invisible, these platforms (that Keen can stand on) occasionally glint.
Found in: Keen 4
Isle of Fire
Location
A level in Keen 4 where a council member is hidden.
Found in: Keen 4
Isle of Tar
Location
A level in Keen 4.
Found in: Keen 4
Jawbreaker
Item
1,000 points
Found in: Keen 4
John Romero
Person
See Romero, John
Found in: Keen 4, Keen 5, Keen 6
Keen
Person
See Commander Keen
Found in: Keen 1, Keen 2, Keen 3, Keen Dreams, Keen 4, Keen 5, Keen 6, Keen GBC
King Slug
Other
This mysterious statue is found in Border Village in Keen 4.
Found in: Keen 4
Lick
Creature
These blue beanbag-like monsters breathe a deadly lick of fire. One shot stuns these guys permanently.
Found in: Keen 4
Lifewater Flask
Item
1-up
Found in: Keen 4
Lifewater Oasis
Location
A level in Keen 4 where a Council Member is hidden.
Found in: Keen 4
Mad Mushroom
Creature
Dangerous plants that hop and are deadly to touch. They jump higher every 3 bounces. Cannot be killed or stunned except in Keen GBC.
Found in: Keen 4, 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
Mimrock
Creature
When have your back turned, they will sneak up and jump at you! One shot while it jumps will stun it permanently.
Found in: Keen 4
Mine
Hazard
An underwater mine that will explode on contact.
Found in: Keen 4
Mirage Blocks
Hazard
These stationary platforms keep vanishing and reappearing like magic. Keen can only stand on them when they are visible (if he is not looking upwards).
Found in: Keen 4
Miragia
Location
A disappearing city where the wetsuit is hidden.
Found in: Keen 4
Neural Stunner
Item
Commander Keen's weapon of choice in Keen 4-6. The gun fires a green blast of energy, stunning anything that happens to get in the way. You have a limited amount of shots so be sure to collect them if you happen to find one in a level. They are worth 5 ammo.
Found in: Keen 4, Keen 5, Keen 6
One-Up
Item
See Extra Life
Found in: Keen 1, Keen 2, Keen 3, Keen Dreams, 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
Perilous Pit
Location
A level in Keen 4 where a Council Member is hidden.
Found in: Keen 4
Photachyon Transceiver
Other
An instantaneous radio - point anywhere in the Galaxy and you can pick up the signal as if you were right there.
Found in: Keen 4
Plastic Tubing
Item
An ingredient used to make the Bean-with-Bacon Megarocket.
Found in: Keen 1, Keen 2, Keen 3, Keen 4, Keen 5, Keen 6, Keen GBC
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
Pogo Stick
Item
Commander Keen uses his pogo stick to reach otherwise inaccessible places. In Keen GBC, you use the pogo to knock out your enemies after you have stunned them with the Neural Ray Blaster.
Found in: Keen 1, Keen 2, Keen 3, Keen 4, Keen 5, Keen 6, Keen GBC
Poison Slug
Creature
The most common inhabitant of the Shadowlands, Poison Slugs mean trouble twice--once if you touch them, twice if you should land in the puddles of poison they leave behind! In Keen GBC, instead of the puddles of slime, the slug charges at you! One shot stuns it permanently.
Found in: Keen 4, Keen GBC
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
Prince, Robert
Person
Composer of music.
Found in: Keen 4, Keen 5, Keen 6
Princess Lindsey
Person
Sometimes you'll find Princess Lindsey in a level, and she can give you a hint.
Found in: Keen 4
Pyramid of the Forbidden
Location
The secret level in Keen 4 where the janitor for the High Council is hidden.
Found in: Keen 4
Pyramid of the Gnosticene Ancients
Location
A level in Keen 4 where a Council Member is hidden.
Found in: Keen 4
Pyramid of the Moons
Location
A level in Keen 4 that lets you go to the Pyramid of the Forbidden.
Found in: Keen 4
Pyramid of the Shadows
Location
A level in Keen 4 where a Council Member is hidden.
Found in: Keen 4
Raindrop
Item
See Drop
Found in: Keen 4
Rein, Mark
Person
President of ID software.
Found in: Keen 4, Keen 5
Romero, John
Person
Software Engineer
Found in: Keen 4, Keen 5, Keen 6
Rubber Cement
Item
Used to make the Bean-with-Bacon Megarocket.
Found in: Keen 1, Keen 2, Keen 3, Keen 4, Keen 5, Keen 6, Keen GBC
Sand Yego
Location
A level in Keen 4.
Found in: Keen 4
Schoolfish
Creature
These fish are real follow-the-leader types.
Found in: Keen 4
SGA
Other
See Standard Galactic Alphabet
Found in: Keen 1, Keen 2, Keen 3, Keen 4, Keen 5, Keen 6, Keen GBC
Shadowlands
Location
The land where Keen 4 takes place.
Found in: Keen 4
Shikadi Soda
Item
100 points
Found in: Keen 4
Shikkers Candy Bar
Item
500 points
Found in: Keen 4
Shots
Other
The bullets fired by Keen's neural stunner.
Found in: Keen 4, Keen 5, Keen 6
Skypest
Creature
Virtually immune to your shots, these guys really are pests. There must be some way to get them though. To squash them, pogo on them when they are sitting.
Found in: Keen 4
Sleeping Slug
Creature
A slug that can be seen sleeping underground. They don't harm you, they're basically just for looks.
Found in: Keen 4
Slug
Creature
See Poison Slug
Found in: Keen 4
Slug Village
Location
A level in Keen 4.
Found in: Keen 4
Soup Cans
Item
One thing that Billy Blaze used to make the BWB Megarocket.
Found in: Keen 1, Keen 2, Keen 3, Keen 4, Keen 5, Keen 6, Keen GBC
Spear
Hazard
This spear thrusts up or down from the ground impaling Keen if he happens to touch them.
Found in: Keen 4
Spikes
Hazard
Don't hit these spikes or you'll be impaled! There are many different varieties of spikes which you can see below.
Found in: Keen 3, Keen 4, Keen 6
Sprite
Creature
Don't mess with these problematic underwater creatures: they shoot energy blasts at you!
Found in: Keen 4
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
Stunner
Item
See Neural Stunner
Found in: Keen 4, Keen 5, Keen 6
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
Tar
Hazard
Bubbling black goop in episode four that you want to make sure to avoid, or else Keen will come to a sticky end!
Found in: Keen 4
Teardrop
Item
See Drop
Found in: Keen 4
Three-Tooth Gum
Item
200 points
Found in: Keen 4
Three-Tooth Lake
Location
A lake that you can go into if you have the wetsuit.
Found in: Keen 4
Too Hot!
Music
A melody composed by Bobby Prince that was played in Keen 4, in the following levels: Lifewater Oasis, Miragia, Sand Yego, and Well of Wishes. Play.
Found in: Keen 4
Treasure Eaters
Creature
A secret creature living in the Pyramid of the Gnosticene Ancients. These creatures have the capability of transporting themselves from place to place, so you have to be quick if you want to stun one. One other thing that they do is steal items around a level, hence their name. They have been called Gnosticene Ancients in the past, but a quick e-mail to Tom Hall fixed that.
Found in: Keen 4
Water Droplet
Item
See Drop
Found in: Keen 4
Well of Wishes
Location
An underwater level in Keen 4 where a Council Member is hidden.
Found in: Keen 4
Wetsuit
Item
A garment of clothes that Keen needs to enter Three-Tooth Lake in the Shadowlands. You can get the wetsuit by exploring Miragia.
Found in: Keen 4
Wormouth
Creature
Watch out for these green menaces. They're a lot bigger than they look! One shot while its head is raised will stun it permanently.
Found in: Keen 4

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