Commander Keen VI: Aliens Ate My Babysitter! (DOS)

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Commander Keen VI: Aliens Ate My Babysitter!
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Platform: DOS
Year: 1991
Developer: id Software, Inc.
For other games in the series see Commander Keen.

In Commander Keen VI: Aliens Ate My Babysitter! Billy's babysitter Molly has been kidnapped by the Bloogs. Keen travels to the planet Fribbulus Xax in order to rescue her. All of the old controls are in episode VI. You still hop on your pogo stick, shoot your neutralizer, and battle your way through multiple action platformed levels.

Despite advertising the next game in the Commander Keen series at the end of the game, it would never be made due to id Software moving on to first person shooters. The final nail hit the coffin when creator Tom Hall left id Software and the rights to Commander Keen remained at his former company. So, this ended up being the last canonical game in the series.


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Keen is bland without salt.

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The very red surface of Fribbulus Xax.

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Commander Keen's spaceship, the Bean-With-Bacon Megarocket!

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Shooting at a Bloog in Bloogwaters Crossing.

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Much like the earlier two games, Commander Keen 6 has several light-hearted bouncy tunes that are both catchy and silly. It also has a couple more serious sounding tracks for the more difficult levels. Bobby Prince wrote the music from ground up for the Sound Blaster FM synthesizer since the availability of true wave table synthesizers was uncommon at the time. He used Sequencer Plus Gold for the composing itself.

The titles were conceived of and verified by Bobby Prince directly.


# Title ComposerArranger Length Listen Download
01 Aliens Ate My Babysitter Bobby PrinceBobby Prince 1:47
02 In a Land of Wonderment and Awe Bobby PrinceBobby Prince 0:35
03 Br'er Tar Ain't Gonna Get Me! Bobby PrinceBobby Prince 2:20
04 Faster and Faster Yet! Bobby PrinceBobby Prince 1:24
05 Space Funk Bobby PrinceBobby Prince 0:42
06 The Mambo Snake Gonna Eat You, Boy! Bobby PrinceBobby Prince 1:48
07 Into the Future Bobby PrinceBobby Prince 0:59
08 Please Don't Metal With Me! Bobby PrinceBobby Prince 2:10
09 Ominousity Bobby PrinceBobby Prince 1:23



Game Rip



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The IMF files were ripped from the Huffman compressed Audio.CK6 file, using the look up stored in the EXE file. The IMF music was played with AdPlug 1.7, and recorded with Winamp. A couple of rearranged MIDI files composed by Bobby Prince are included in the rip download.

The archive also includes MIDI versions of several songs which are remakes arranged by the music's composer Bobby Prince to try and capture the originally intended sound before the FM Synthesis downgrade.

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(Sources: Music, Sound)


  USA.svg   USA
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Title: Commander Keen: Aliens Ate My Babysitter!
Platform: DOS
Released: 1991-11-??
Publisher: FormGen, Inc.
  USA.svg   USA
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Title: Commander Keen: Aliens Ate My Babysitter!
(Special Edition Demo)
Platform: DOS
Released: 1993-??-??
Publisher: GT Interactive Software Corp.
  Canada.svg   Canada
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Title: Commander Keen: Aliens Ate My Babysitter!
Platform: DOS
Released: 1991-??-??
Publisher: FormGen, Inc.


Commander Keen
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Notable Songs Too Hot to Handle • You've Got to Eat Your Vegetables!!
Notable Personnel Bobby Prince
Notable Companies id Software • 3D Realms