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Monkey Island Playground

Without any relation to the game (but it should), HERE IT IS! Why not real one? You know with hidden dirty T-Shirt treasures, lovely governors, spit contests, real grave digging and all. That would be much cooler.

Monkey Island 2 Special-Uber Edition

I can’t believe I call my self Monkey Island fan and I haven’t heard about this proof of concept for Monkey Island 2 Special Edition with 3D environment. And I haven’t even played the Tales of Monkey Island yet. I shouldn’t blog about this or else… Err, what do you mean I just did? Umm… […]

Google Experimental Search

A nice and neat new feature from Google. Google Experimental lets you search for terms and see their results and events over the course of Timeline. The service is still new and you can see lots of empty gaps even when you search for Google. You can enjoy searching for your favorite topics like Monkey […]

Happy Birthday SCUMM

Or should I say Happy Birthday Ron? This years marks the 20th anniversary of SCUMM, the scripting utility Monkey Island creator Ron Gilbert created to aid in the development of adventure game Maniac Mansion. The utility became the foundation of many other adventure games, like the legendary Monkey Island. A virtual machine is in place […]

If more games were just half as good as this one

This is beyond the shadow of a doubt one of the best video game trailers ever made. The game it self is among the best as well. Somehow it didn’t get the attention it deserves. (Embedding YouTube videos stopped working on my blog for some reason, while Google Video still works, I had to hyperlink […]

Lucasarts revisiting The Dig?

That’s right. The great old classic game, The Dig is not forgotten at all by Lucasarts as many people might think, not even after 12 years. You can tell so from the lawsuit Lucasarts are filing against Digg.com, saying that the name is confusing with their 12 years old point and click adventure game, which […]

Lucas Powering Monkey Island Inspired Movie

Isn’t it funny how it all started? In the late 80’s, Ron Gilbert, creator of the legendary Monkey Island so-called best adventure game of all time, Ron started reading Tim Power’s On Stranger Tides, which inspired him about the game. Ron him self said it several times that Pirates of the Caribbean the ride also […]