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Re: From the forum issue 94

Post by Morkin » Thu Aug 18, 2011 11:35 am

I've never played one. Although I do have Beneath a Steel Sky & Monkey Island 1 & 2 sat on my ipod touch. Just not got around to starting them yet! :oops:

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Re: From the forum issue 94

Post by Hitman_HalStep » Thu Aug 18, 2011 1:44 pm

i've downloaded four from steam:the dig,loom,indiana jones atlantis and last crusade.out of those i couldn't get on with loom,have barely made any progress with the dig but i have finished the two indiana jones games with help from the net.of the two i preferred fate of atlantis so that's my vote.

from what i have heard of beneath a steel sky,day of the tentacle and monkey island games i suspect if i had played any of those my vote would be different.grimm fandango also looks good,is that scumm?
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Re: From the forum issue 94

Post by IronMaidenRule » Thu Aug 18, 2011 5:47 pm

The Secret Of Monkey Island without a doubt, has a fantastic atmosphere and a SCUMM bar.

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Re: From the forum issue 94

Post by Smurph » Fri Aug 19, 2011 2:58 pm

I normally hate point and click types, but Day of the Tentacle was genius and hilarious in equal measures.
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Re: From the forum issue 94

Post by ipmarks » Fri Aug 19, 2011 4:23 pm

Day of the Tentacle for me... it was the first CD-ROM game I bought for my new 386 in the early 90's... it was already old and on Virgin White Label by then but I loved every minute of it.

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Re: From the forum issue 94

Post by theantmeister » Sat Aug 20, 2011 10:17 am

Full Throttle. If I was to recommend a ScummVM game to someone who had never played one, it would be Full Throttle. The game itself is awesome, with music and voice acting that is just incredible, but the great thing is that it can be easily finished in a few hours. It never made me confused or angry, so it is my favourite ScummVM game :mrgreen:

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Re: From the forum issue 94

Post by JetSetWilly » Sat Aug 20, 2011 5:56 pm

Monkey Island II, no contest. The puzzles were tougher, the music was better, the graphics were more awesome and the humour was more piratey. Which is no bad thing. Plus, it had that weird as underpants ending as well.
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Re: From the forum issue 94

Post by William S » Sun Aug 21, 2011 8:52 pm

Monkey Island 2. My first point & click game, and it got me hooked on the genre.

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Re: From the forum issue 94

Post by Stevearcade » Mon Aug 22, 2011 4:30 am

crusto wrote:
forestville wrote:villa v blues lol,
Villa being the scumm, obviously :lol:
:lol: Amen to that Brotha! I'm a born and bread brummy (Handsworth), although as my Dad's from Cov, so I was raised a Coventry fan :oops: . Still, there's no denying Villa are SCUMM :lol: ! I'd take the Blues over the Villains any day of the week.

Anyway, enough off topic. Only game I know really is Day of The Tentacle, so I'll go for that.

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Re: From the forum issue 94

Post by Kai » Mon Aug 22, 2011 6:52 am

Wow, this is almost impossible to answer because I love them all. But "The Secret of Monkey Island" really took my heart away back in 1990. Pure gaming magic!

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Re: From the forum issue 94

Post by Sepp Salerno » Mon Aug 22, 2011 10:39 am

Another vote for Day Of The Tentacle. I loved that game :D

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Re: From the forum issue 94

Post by Antiriad2097 » Mon Aug 22, 2011 10:57 am

Broken Sword ticks all the right boxes, with great voice acting, superb animation and an intriguing plot. A true classic of its genre that appeals beyond the usual point n click fanbase to reach wider commercial success with several ports and the distinction of being one of the few games completed by Mrs Ant.
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Re: From the forum issue 94

Post by Seadog74 » Mon Aug 22, 2011 11:28 am

It has to be the first Monkey Island, pirates and humour :)

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Re: From the forum issue 94

Post by pottyboy » Mon Aug 22, 2011 2:32 pm

For me, it has to be The Secret of Monkey Island as it has the best combat system ever. Special moves? Bah! Insults are what you need! :D

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Re: From the forum issue 94

Post by savva0122 » Mon Aug 22, 2011 2:58 pm

It is a tough one, but Monkey Island 2 raised the bar for me

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