History Creator / HumongousEntertainment

24th May '17 11:24:51 AM legoking831
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* VanityPlate: Went through several iterations throughout the years, but the most well-known example is the drum roll crash followed by cartoonish gibberish with a still image of the company's logo on screen, followed by the Vanity Plate of whatever product line it was a part of (Junior Adventures, Junior Sports, Junior Arcades...).
4th Feb '17 3:51:05 PM Sammettik
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* DuelingDubs: Russia had at least 6 different companies translating the games into Russian, three being bootleggers (Fargus Multimedia, 7Wolf, and Vector) and three being official (Akella, Russobit, and Boolat). Fargus Multimedia actually managed to dub more games than the three official dubbers did COMBINED.



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* TechnologyMarchesOn: Quite a few examples.
** On the old section for demo downloads on the site, it once said "Warning: These files are '''HUGE!''' (5 to 24 MB)"
** When the games were first released, 640 x 480 was considered high resolution and the games fell under GeniusProgramming. In hindsight, that doesn't say much due to how far they pushed the SCUMM engine to its limits.
* {{Vaporware}}:
** ''Bobo and Fletcher Go Deep Into The Congo'', ''[[http://www.spektakle.com/portfolio/he_conjure/he_conjure.html Conjure!]]'' and ''[[http://scottbrothers.carbonmade.com/projects/2777262#12 Future Dog: Dog]] [[http://scottbrothers.carbonmade.com/projects/2777262#11 of the Future]]''.
** From Humongous's sub-division Cavedog Entertainment, ''Amen: The Awakening'', ''Butter'' (WorkingTitle), ''Elysium'', ''Glider Wars'', and ''Good & Evil''.



* WikiRule: [[http://humongous.wikia.com/wiki/Humongous_Entertainment_Wiki It has its own wiki, although it's currently a work-in-progress.]]

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* WikiRule: [[http://humongous.wikia.com/wiki/Humongous_Entertainment_Wiki It has its own wiki, although it's currently a work-in-progress.]]
14th Jan '17 10:14:45 AM nombretomado
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'''Humongous Entertainment''' (now '''Humongous Inc.''') is a company for children's computer games, which is now owned by Tommo Inc. after Creator/{{Atari}} went bankrupt. Their five biggest franchises were ''VideoGame/PuttPutt'', ''VideoGame/FreddiFish'', ''VideoGame/PajamaSam'', ''VideoGame/SPYFox'', and ''VideoGame/BackyardSports'', although they had plenty of other small franchises such as ''VideoGame/FattyBear'', ''VideoGame/BuzzyTheKnowledgeBug'', and ''VideoGame/BigThinkers'' Humongous was founded by Creator/RonGilbert of LucasArts fame and Shelley Day, beginning with ''VideoGame/PuttPutt Joins the Parade''. They became one of the most successful companies for children’s games, especially when their big hit, the ''VideoGame/BackyardSports'', came out, and actually became [[CashCowFranchise the only reason Humongous made a profit]]. They also made ''VideoGame/MoonBaseCommander'' and many ''WesternAnimation/BluesClues''' {{Licensed Game}}s, and their sub-division Cavedog Entertainment made a few non-children's computer games including ''VideoGame/TotalAnnihilation'' and its follow-up ''VideoGame/TotalAnnihilationKingdoms''.

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'''Humongous Entertainment''' (now '''Humongous Inc.''') is a company for children's computer games, which is now owned by Tommo Inc. after Creator/{{Atari}} went bankrupt. Their five biggest franchises were ''VideoGame/PuttPutt'', ''VideoGame/FreddiFish'', ''VideoGame/PajamaSam'', ''VideoGame/SPYFox'', and ''VideoGame/BackyardSports'', although they had plenty of other small franchises such as ''VideoGame/FattyBear'', ''VideoGame/BuzzyTheKnowledgeBug'', and ''VideoGame/BigThinkers'' Humongous was founded by Creator/RonGilbert of LucasArts Creator/LucasArts fame and Shelley Day, beginning with ''VideoGame/PuttPutt Joins the Parade''. They became one of the most successful companies for children’s games, especially when their big hit, the ''VideoGame/BackyardSports'', came out, and actually became [[CashCowFranchise the only reason Humongous made a profit]]. They also made ''VideoGame/MoonBaseCommander'' and many ''WesternAnimation/BluesClues''' {{Licensed Game}}s, and their sub-division Cavedog Entertainment made a few non-children's computer games including ''VideoGame/TotalAnnihilation'' and its follow-up ''VideoGame/TotalAnnihilationKingdoms''.
13th Sep '16 8:22:45 PM Mikeyfan93
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'''Humongous Entertainment''' (now '''Humongous Inc.''') is a company for children's computer games, which is now owned by Tommo Inc. after Creator/{{Atari}} went bankrupt. Their five biggest franchises were ''VideoGame/PuttPutt'', ''VideoGame/FreddiFish'', ''VideoGame/PajamaSam'', ''VideoGame/SPYFox'', and ''VideoGame/BackyardSports'', although they had plenty of other small franchises such as ''VideoGame/FattyBear'', ''VideoGame/BuzzyTheKnowledgeBug'', and ''VideoGame/BigThinkers'' Humongous was founded by Creator/RonGilbert of LucasArts fame and Shelley Day, beginning with ''VideoGame/PuttPutt Joins the Parade''. They became one of the most successful companies for children’s games, especially when their big hit, the ''VideoGame/BackyardSports'', came out, and actually became [[CashCowFranchise the only reason Humongous made a profit]]. They also made ''VideoGame/MoonBaseCommander'' and many ''WesternAnimation/BluesClues''' {{Licensed Game}}s, and their sub-division Creator/CavedogEntertainment made a few non-children's computer games including ''VideoGame/TotalAnnihilation'' and its follow-up ''VideoGame/TotalAnnihilationKingdoms''.

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'''Humongous Entertainment''' (now '''Humongous Inc.''') is a company for children's computer games, which is now owned by Tommo Inc. after Creator/{{Atari}} went bankrupt. Their five biggest franchises were ''VideoGame/PuttPutt'', ''VideoGame/FreddiFish'', ''VideoGame/PajamaSam'', ''VideoGame/SPYFox'', and ''VideoGame/BackyardSports'', although they had plenty of other small franchises such as ''VideoGame/FattyBear'', ''VideoGame/BuzzyTheKnowledgeBug'', and ''VideoGame/BigThinkers'' Humongous was founded by Creator/RonGilbert of LucasArts fame and Shelley Day, beginning with ''VideoGame/PuttPutt Joins the Parade''. They became one of the most successful companies for children’s games, especially when their big hit, the ''VideoGame/BackyardSports'', came out, and actually became [[CashCowFranchise the only reason Humongous made a profit]]. They also made ''VideoGame/MoonBaseCommander'' and many ''WesternAnimation/BluesClues''' {{Licensed Game}}s, and their sub-division Creator/CavedogEntertainment Cavedog Entertainment made a few non-children's computer games including ''VideoGame/TotalAnnihilation'' and its follow-up ''VideoGame/TotalAnnihilationKingdoms''.
15th Jul '16 8:23:59 PM cartoonfan945
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** ''VideoGame/BluesBirthdayAdventure''
12th Apr '16 2:27:59 PM AlexChurchill
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Many of them are now available on Android as well.
5th Sep '15 3:39:14 PM Koolkev
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* ReplayValue: A well done example. With the adeventure games, every playthrough changes the puzzle solutions and even the characters involved in some cases.

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* ReplayValue: A well done example. With the adeventure adventure games, every playthrough changes the puzzle solutions and even the characters involved in some cases.
21st Aug '15 1:40:22 PM RisefromYourGrave
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As of April 17, 2014, Humongous has started rolling their old point-and-click games out onto UsefulNotes/{{Steam}} with the help of Night Dive Studios, most famous for re-introducing PC games like ''VideoGame/SystemShock2'' and ''VideoGame/IHaveNoMouthAndIMustScream''. A list of the games currently available can be found [[http://store.steampowered.com/search/?publisher=Humongous%20Entertainment here.]] However, with the company currently being owned by dubious Tommo Inc.[[note]]The creator of the UsefulNotes/NeoGeo X, which got some InternetBackdraft and even got Creator/{{SNK}} Playmore so incensed that they wanted to retract the license, which Tommo defied and resulted in an ongoing lawsuit.[[/note]] will not go well with some people.

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As of April 17, 2014, Humongous has started rolling their old point-and-click games out onto UsefulNotes/{{Steam}} with the help of Night Dive Studios, most famous for re-introducing PC games like ''VideoGame/SystemShock2'' and ''VideoGame/IHaveNoMouthAndIMustScream''. A list of the games currently available can be found [[http://store.steampowered.com/search/?publisher=Humongous%20Entertainment com/search/?developer=Humongous%20Entertainment here.]] However, with the company currently being owned by dubious Tommo Inc.[[note]]The creator of the UsefulNotes/NeoGeo X, which got some InternetBackdraft and even got Creator/{{SNK}} Playmore so incensed that they wanted to retract the license, which Tommo defied and resulted in an ongoing lawsuit.[[/note]] will not go well with some people.
22nd May '15 7:09:26 PM CptnLhurgoyf
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** Save icons were almost always floppy disks.
24th Apr '15 12:45:44 PM RisefromYourGrave
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!!Series by Humongous's sub-division Gaspocket Adventures:
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