Jump to content


Monkey Island Thread!


  • Please log in to reply
28 replies to this topic

#1 RedSky_

RedSky_

    got a grad job offer!

  • Moderators
  • 6410 posts
  • Interests:Not looking in people's profiles ^_^
  • Bnet Name:RedSky
  • Bnet Realm:none
  • Potential:R

Posted 25 July 2009 - 07:51 PM

Finished Launch of the Screaming Narwhal, then Monkey Island SE, not I'm slowly playing my way through Escape From Monkey Island. Writing is generally incredibly witty and hilarious.

Anyone else played/playing them?

Also, hi there valorian!

Edited by RedSky_, 25 July 2009 - 10:03 PM.


#2 Valorian

Valorian

    Forumin' Inspector

  • Forum Leaders
  • 9718 posts
  • Bnet Name:Valorian
  • Bnet Realm:Lordaeron

Posted 25 July 2009 - 10:46 PM

Played them all.

My favorites in order: MI2 > MI1 > Curse > Tales > Escape

I wish Escape hadn't been made really :/

#3 tedcat

tedcat

    Newbie

  • Members
  • Pip
  • 17 posts
  • Bnet Name:tedcat
  • Bnet Realm:Northrend

Posted 26 July 2009 - 07:35 AM

I've played through like half of MI3 maybe 5-6 years ago.

However, with SE and Launch of the screaming Narwhal being released I've gotten back into it. I've just recently finished SE, and I've been playing some Launch of the screaming Narwhal. I'll probably go ahead and play MI2 once I've finished Launch.

I hate it how MI2 doesn't have voice acting though.

Edited by tedcat, 26 July 2009 - 07:35 AM.


#4 Valorian

Valorian

    Forumin' Inspector

  • Forum Leaders
  • 9718 posts
  • Bnet Name:Valorian
  • Bnet Realm:Lordaeron

Posted 26 July 2009 - 10:31 AM

Boo hoo no voice acting lol I played it to death when I was a kid back in the 90s and it was STILL GREAT! biggrin.png

#5 UbikA

UbikA

    Novice

  • Members
  • PipPip
  • 55 posts
  • Interests:Tourism, Seo, Dota and Wow, Weed and Hash, Cash, Beer, Vodka and Cognac, Girls, Drum'n'bass, Love, Snowboard and Ski, Art, Clubs, Philosophy, Psychology, Immortality.
  • Bnet Name:UbikA
  • Bnet Realm:Northrend

Posted 02 August 2009 - 05:09 PM

Yeah i loved Curse of Monkey Island, was pretty cool game, tho didnt  finish it on that extra difficulty with more quests i think. Best part was the speech fights on the ships imo, always liked it biggrin.png

#6 Valorian

Valorian

    Forumin' Inspector

  • Forum Leaders
  • 9718 posts
  • Bnet Name:Valorian
  • Bnet Realm:Lordaeron

Posted 02 August 2009 - 09:02 PM

Not enough people appreciating Monkey Island.

Also when is Tales episode 2 coming out! rawr!!

#7 orangeonfire

orangeonfire

    Member

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPip
  • 1398 posts
  • Interests:Typing inside the "your interests" box.
  • Bnet Name:-
  • Bnet Realm:none

Posted 03 August 2009 - 02:04 PM

Sadly I thought Escape from Monkey Island sucked hard. sad.gif

I played MI2 and thought it was good, although no voice-acting like tedcat said.

I also played MI1 and loved it. I think I liked it better then MI2.

I guess I'll go try Launch of the Screaming Narwhal.

Sadly I thought Escape from Monkey Island sucked hard. sad.gif

I played MI2 and thought it was good, although no voice-acting like tedcat said.

I also played MI1 and loved it. I think I liked it better then MI2.

I guess I'll go try Launch of the Screaming Narwhal.

#8 Fellower of Odin

Fellower of Odin

    Gone

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPip
  • 3073 posts
  • Bnet Name:FellowerOfOdin
  • Bnet Realm:Northrend

Posted 04 August 2009 - 03:57 AM

I loved the old games but I really do not like the new graphics and the episode format - when I buy a game, I want to be entertained for more than 2 hours and not to be disappointed with a cliffhanger and a sublime "Buy the next episode!" message at the end.

#9 RedSky_

RedSky_

    got a grad job offer!

  • Moderators
  • 6410 posts
  • Interests:Not looking in people's profiles ^_^
  • Bnet Name:RedSky
  • Bnet Realm:none
  • Potential:R

Posted 04 August 2009 - 04:58 AM

There's really nothing stopping you from waiting them to release all the games in the series and then playing through them if you want. As far as insidiously inconclusive cliffhangers go anyway, it's become the norm in most big franchises so you lose either way.

#10 Fellower of Odin

Fellower of Odin

    Gone

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPip
  • 3073 posts
  • Bnet Name:FellowerOfOdin
  • Bnet Realm:Northrend

Posted 04 August 2009 - 09:11 AM

QUOTE(RedSky_ @ Aug 4 2009, 02:58 PM) View Post

There's really nothing stopping you from waiting them to release all the games in the series and then playing through them if you want. As far as insidiously inconclusive cliffhangers go anyway, it's become the norm in most big franchises so you lose either way.


Yeah, I did the same thing with Sam&Max, I just waited until the Season packs were released and bought them. I agree with the last part, game endings nowadays really suck and leave you behind being frustrated and disappointed. Command and Conquer is a perfect example here.

I mean, you just finished a game after spending 5-10 hours on it and you get a really unsatisfying ending - that's what I call poor game design sad.gif

#11 Valorian

Valorian

    Forumin' Inspector

  • Forum Leaders
  • 9718 posts
  • Bnet Name:Valorian
  • Bnet Realm:Lordaeron

Posted 04 August 2009 - 09:55 AM

That's not really poor game design as it is TEH EVIL CORPORATION MACHINE

#12 Tronicoz

Tronicoz

    Novice

  • Members
  • PipPip
  • 27 posts
  • Bnet Name:Tronicoz
  • Bnet Realm:Northrend

Posted 04 August 2009 - 02:46 PM

HOW APROPRIATE! YOU FIGHTE LIKE A COW

#13 RedSky_

RedSky_

    got a grad job offer!

  • Moderators
  • 6410 posts
  • Interests:Not looking in people's profiles ^_^
  • Bnet Name:RedSky
  • Bnet Realm:none
  • Potential:R

Posted 05 August 2009 - 06:27 AM

QUOTE(Valorian @ Aug 5 2009, 03:55 AM) View Post

That's not really poor game design as it is TEH EVIL CORPORATION MACHINE


^^

QUOTE(Tronicoz @ Aug 5 2009, 08:46 AM) View Post

HOW APROPRIATE! YOU FIGHTE LIKE A COW


Hehe, well played sir, well played.

#14 Fellower of Odin

Fellower of Odin

    Gone

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPip
  • 3073 posts
  • Bnet Name:FellowerOfOdin
  • Bnet Realm:Northrend

Posted 05 August 2009 - 06:34 AM

QUOTE(Valorian @ Aug 4 2009, 07:55 PM) View Post

That's not really poor game design as it is TEH EVIL CORPORATION MACHINE


ZOMFG RUN THEY GOT DOLLARS!

#15 willdaBEAST

willdaBEAST

    Enthusiast

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPip
  • 423 posts
  • Bnet Name:willdaBEAST
  • Bnet Realm:Azeroth

Posted 15 August 2009 - 10:44 AM

Always been a big Monkey Island fan, playing it on DOS and using the silly spin wheel to prevent you from copying the game onto multiple computers. I played the demo of Screaming Narwhal and I'll probably wait until another episode is released before I consider buying the package.   Curse of Monkey Island had the best art direction I think, wish they kept that feel to the new games.  Not really into Guybrush's weird goatee thing.  I really recommend some of the Lucas Art's classics like Sam and Max, Full Throttle and Day of the Tentacle if you like the Monkey Island series.  You can run them on ScummMv or whatever as an emulator.  Always wanted to play Grimm Fandango but always had a Mac.

#16 Valorian

Valorian

    Forumin' Inspector

  • Forum Leaders
  • 9718 posts
  • Bnet Name:Valorian
  • Bnet Realm:Lordaeron

Posted 17 August 2009 - 09:44 AM

2-3 more days to Episode 2!!!

#17 Valorian

Valorian

    Forumin' Inspector

  • Forum Leaders
  • 9718 posts
  • Bnet Name:Valorian
  • Bnet Realm:Lordaeron

Posted 31 August 2009 - 02:17 AM

Just finished Siege of Spinner Cay.

Not quite as good as Episode 1, but acceptable.

Also, lol

#18 shadowrun_lucas

shadowrun_lucas

    High Tech, Low Life

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPip
  • 1935 posts
  • Interests:My Work
  • Bnet Name:Cash
  • Bnet Realm:none

Posted 13 September 2009 - 05:05 AM

Oh good. I thought i was the only one retro gaming. I still have a number of games on my HDD waiting to be played. Monkey Island and Day of the Tentacle something. And yea, Dungeon Master.

#19 RedSky_

RedSky_

    got a grad job offer!

  • Moderators
  • 6410 posts
  • Interests:Not looking in people's profiles ^_^
  • Bnet Name:RedSky
  • Bnet Realm:none
  • Potential:R

Posted 08 October 2009 - 08:58 PM

Episode 3 was really good, way better than either of the first two. Next one comes out in 6 days!

#20 Valorian

Valorian

    Forumin' Inspector

  • Forum Leaders
  • 9718 posts
  • Bnet Name:Valorian
  • Bnet Realm:Lordaeron

Posted 04 November 2009 - 09:46 AM

Chapter 4's ending soooooo cliffhanger, I can't wait for the next one. V_V




0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users