Commander keen 8 is the second episode that takes place in the unofficial 'The Universe is Toast' series by Ceilick. The story continues directly after Commander Keen 7: The Keys of Krodacia. After being transported across the universe, Commander Keen finds himself stranded on a desert planet called Calidune. Upon arrival he is greeted by a strange alien who appears to be impostering Commander Keen. After both lacking the credentials to prove who is the real Commander Keen they decide to put aside their differences and work together in order to build a bean-with-bacon rocket ship in order to save the universe from the evil clutches of Mortimer McMire!
This version of Commander Keen 8: Dead in the Desert was designed for personal computers with operating system MS-DOS (Microsoft Disk Operating System),
which was operating system developed by Microsoft in 1981. It was the most widely-used operating system in the first half of the 1990s. MS-DOS was supplied
with most of the IBM computers that purchased a license from Microsoft. After 1995, it was pushed out by a graphically more advanced system - Windows and
its development was ceased in 2000. At the
time of its greatest fame, several thousand games designed specifically for computers with this system were created. Today, its development is no longer continue
and for emulation the free DOSBox emulator is most often used. More information about MS-DOS operating system can be found
Available online emulators:
5 different online emulators are available for Commander Keen 8: Dead in the Desert. These emulators differ not only in the technology they use to emulate old games, but also in support of various game controllers, multiplayer mode, mobile phone touchscreen, emulation speed, absence or presence of embedded ads and in many other parameters. For
maximum gaming enjoyment, it's important to choose the right emulator, because on each PC and in different Internet browsers, the individual emulators behave differently. The basic
features of each emulator available for this game Commander Keen 8: Dead in the Desert are summarized in the following table:
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