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    Default Level editors and documentation

    If you want to make a level for DK1 or KeeperFX you need to:

    1) Build the map with a level editor
    2) Write a script for it.

    You can download the editors here:

    There are 2 level editors to consider:
    1) ADiKtEd:
    Hard to look at, and takes a bit of time to get used to the interface, but is easy to get to work. Allows you do place make anything you want and more, and it has several useful features helping you to quickly make your maps. Recommended by 9 out of 10 dentists.
    It simply works. At the documentation below you find a guide that helps you make your first map.

    2) The Official Editor:
    Hard to install, but easy to use. Also, it's very limited in what it can do and prone to problems.

    You need help to install it, go here:
    GOG ->
    KeeperFX ->

    Now it runs too fast. To slow it down, look here:

    The script is that changes the map into a level. Without it, nothing happens.
    Writing the script is best done using a text editor. Notepad++ is the most popular one.
    I made a plugin to help people do dk script with it:

    The script file is the .txt file that the Editor generated. See the documentation below on tutorials and commands. Also, look at the scripts of other levels to see how it's done.


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    Thanks for this! Quite fun to do honestly.

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