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Re: From the forum issue 94

Post by RetroBob » Mon Aug 22, 2011 3:55 pm

I adore Full Throttle - it's a short but entertaining ride with a great climax!
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Re: From the forum issue 94

Post by Chinnico » Tue Aug 23, 2011 9:40 pm

My vote goes to Indiana Jones and the last crusade.
My brothers and me loved the movie and so we were extremely glad to see a perfect port coming to our Amiga. The game retained all the humour, the gags and the charisma of the film, up to its epic conclusion, and even adding quite a few nice original touches and characters along the way. And yet, you could follow the movie plot line, or find alternative solutions to the puzzles.
Most of the SCUMM games were outstandingly great, but Indy is the one that holds a special place in my memories.

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Re: From the forum issue 94

Post by RetroMartin » Wed Aug 24, 2011 5:09 pm

Zak Mckracken and the Alien Mindbenders....why? Because after years of having the VISA codes but not being good enough, I finally get it WITHOUT the codes and can't complete it....few more years before I finally managed it....oh and it rules as well for the second SCUMM game made!

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Re: From the forum issue 94

Post by bsg » Thu Aug 25, 2011 6:12 am

I've got to be boring here and say The Secret of Monkey Island - it's the game that introduced me to, not only SCUMM, but to point and click adventures as well... < my Youtube games review / collection channel

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Re: From the forum issue 94

Post by Hiro » Thu Aug 25, 2011 6:29 pm

Despite being very fond of the three Monkey Island Games (who said "there are four"? No, there's NO fourth Monkey Island game... :evil: ), my vote goes to Zak, first SCUMM game I ever played and one of the first I loaded on my Amiga. Love the story and the humour. Zlorfik!!

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Re: From the forum issue 94

Post by hydr0x » Fri Aug 26, 2011 7:33 am

Antiriad2097 wrote: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.
It's not a SCUMM game though, just like a few others mentioned on here. To avoid further confusion and prevent RG from quoting a non-scumm game comment and embarass themselves, here's the list of scumm games:

The Curse of Monkey Island
Day of the Tentacle
The Dig
Full Throttle
Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
Maniac Mansion
Monkey Island 2: LeChuck's Revenge
The Secret of Monkey Island
Sam & Max Hit the Road
Zak McKracken and the Alien Mindbenders

Other than that only kids games by Humongous Entertainment but I'm sure those don't count for this feature ;)

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Re: From the forum issue 94

Post by Antiriad2097 » Fri Aug 26, 2011 8:09 am

Good point, I did know that but reading the question I was automatically thinking SCUMMVM as you rarely see SCUMM itself mentioned wihout relating to VM these days. In which case I must revise my choice:

Full Throttle is the game that made me envy PC owners. I'd played Zak McKracken on my ST but this was on another plane. I finally did own and complete it and wasn't disappointed with it in the least. Ben is perhaps one of my favourite game characters ever, he oozes personality.
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Re: From the forum issue 94

Post by QuantumCrayons » Wed Aug 31, 2011 5:48 pm

Definitely Monkey Island 2 for me, if only for the continuity errors you can create.

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Re: From the forum issue 94

Post by deadpan666 » Fri Sep 02, 2011 10:52 am

Oooh, tough choice! But as I've yet to play Day Of The Tentacle properly it'll have to be between Fate Of Atlantis and Full Throttle.....

I'll go for Indy and the Fate Of Atlantis, mainly because that bloody dog at the Scrapyard in Full Throttle annoyed me....couldn't seem to get past him for ages for some reason! :mrgreen:
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Re: From the forum issue 94

Post by Flat Eric » Sun Sep 04, 2011 1:16 pm

The best game is Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis. It was never as popular as Monkey Island but I loved the game because of the three challenging story-parts (action, team or more puzzles).
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Re: From the forum issue 94

Post by Darran@Retro Gamer » Sun Sep 04, 2011 2:55 pm

We've kept the non Scumm games in. We thought it was funny to leave them there. All the column does is highlight people's answers. We thought it was quite amusing to see so many wrong ones (I am twisted though).

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Re: From the forum issue 94

Post by ncf1 » Sun Sep 04, 2011 3:21 pm

Tekken 4 most definately was my favourite scumm game. brilliant racer.

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Re: From the forum issue 94

Post by JackBurton-Me » Wed Sep 07, 2011 7:22 am

Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis. So epic, so atmospheric and so well written. A game with real heart and soul.

Monkey Island 2 is a close second.

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Re: From the forum issue 94

Post by jdanddiet » Wed Sep 07, 2011 7:25 am

dudes you know this issue is out next week so I reckon the article is done :wink:
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Re: From the forum issue 94

Post by Fishsta » Wed Sep 07, 2011 9:30 am

Aye, it probably is, but I'll stick my oar in anyway.

Discovering The Secret of Monkey Island on the Amiga was an amazing experience. I bloody loved it. I remember doing the insult sword fighting at school...

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