History VideoGame / MonkeyIsland

11th Aug '16 12:22:09 PM htuttle
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Originally conceived as a ''Literature/TreasureIsland''-like {{pirate}} adventure by Creator/RonGilbert, co-creators Creator/TimSchafer and Dave Grossman (of [[Creator/TelltaleGames]]) began using their own [[NoFourthWall meta-fictional]] jokes as placeholders. As [=LucasArts=] was actually somewhat clever and still had a sense of humor in those days, they told Schafer and his gang write the rest of the dialogue. Presto changeo.

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Originally conceived as a ''Literature/TreasureIsland''-like {{pirate}} adventure by Creator/RonGilbert, co-creators Creator/TimSchafer and Dave Grossman (of [[Creator/TelltaleGames]]) Creator/TelltaleGames) began using their own [[NoFourthWall meta-fictional]] jokes as placeholders. As [=LucasArts=] was actually somewhat clever and still had a sense of humor in those days, they told Schafer and his gang write the rest of the dialogue. Presto changeo.
11th Aug '16 12:21:51 PM htuttle
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->''I'm Guybrush Threepwood, Mighty {{Pirate}}[[TradeSnark ]]!''

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->''I'm ->''"I'm Guybrush Threepwood, Mighty {{Pirate}}[[TradeSnark ]]!''
Pirate[[TradeSnark ]]!"''



Originally conceived as a ''Literature/TreasureIsland''-like SeriousBusiness pirate adventure by Creator/RonGilbert, Creator/TimSchafer and [[Creator/TelltaleGames Dave Grossman]] began using their own CrazyAwesome jokes as dialogue placeholders. As Creator/LucasArts was actually somewhat clever and somewhat funny in those days, they had him and his gang write the rest of the dialogue. Presto changeo...

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Originally conceived as a ''Literature/TreasureIsland''-like SeriousBusiness pirate {{pirate}} adventure by Creator/RonGilbert, co-creators Creator/TimSchafer and [[Creator/TelltaleGames Dave Grossman]] Grossman (of [[Creator/TelltaleGames]]) began using their own CrazyAwesome [[NoFourthWall meta-fictional]] jokes as dialogue placeholders. As Creator/LucasArts [=LucasArts=] was actually somewhat clever and somewhat funny still had a sense of humor in those days, they had him told Schafer and his gang write the rest of the dialogue. Presto changeo...
changeo.



Series creator Ron Gilbert left after the second game. After the long hiatus following ''Escape'', Telltale Games took up the mantle with their episodic ''Tales of Monkey Island'' release - with Gilbert's blessing and also the involvement of many key staff members from the original two games. [=LucasArts=] has also gotten back in the game of late, finally redeeming themselves in the eyes of adventure fans by remaking both the original ''Secret of Monkey Island'' and the first sequel ''[=LeChuck's=] Revenge'', complete with voice acting by the cast of ''Curse''.

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Series creator Ron Gilbert left after the second game. After the long hiatus following ''Escape'', Telltale Games took up the mantle with their episodic ''Tales of Monkey Island'' release - with Gilbert's blessing and also the involvement of many key staff members from the original two games. [=LucasArts=] has also gotten back in the game of late, finally redeeming themselves in the eyes of adventure fans by remaking both the original ''Secret of Monkey Island'' and the first sequel ''[=LeChuck's=] Revenge'', complete with voice acting by the cast of ''Curse''.
10th Aug '16 12:45:05 AM darksoul4242
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* {{ShoutOut}} : Tons of them, specially to other ''Lucasfilm/Arts'' games and works. As mentioned below, exhausting every possible line of dialogue to trigger one becomes an implicit part of the gameplay. Expect many references and lots of wordplay if there is a library or a bookshelf around.

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* {{ShoutOut}} : ShoutOut: Tons of them, specially to other ''Lucasfilm/Arts'' games and works. As mentioned below, exhausting every possible line of dialogue to trigger one becomes an implicit part of the gameplay. Expect many references and lots of wordplay if there is a library or a bookshelf around.
7th Aug '16 8:14:01 AM rjd1922
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* ''VideoGame/TalesOfMonkeyIsland'' (2009, 5 episodes, produced by Creator/{{Telltale|Games}})

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* ''VideoGame/TalesOfMonkeyIsland'' (2009, [[EpisodicGame 5 episodes, produced episodes]], developed by Creator/{{Telltale|Games}})



[[UpdatedRerelease Updated rereleases]] / [[VideogameRemake Remakes]]:

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[[UpdatedRerelease Updated rereleases]] / [[VideogameRemake rereleases]][=/=][[VideoGameRemake Remakes]]:
27th Jul '16 5:07:36 AM Morgenthaler
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The gag continues still, only flipped. Twenty years after Secret's release, series creator Ron Gilbert released a game called DeathSpank, containing an old adventurer named Eubrick who claims to know the Secret of Monkey Island. Unfortunately, the game's titular hero isn't at all interested in what it might be.

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The gag continues still, only flipped. Twenty years after Secret's release, series creator Ron Gilbert released a game called DeathSpank, VideoGame/DeathSpank, containing an old adventurer named Eubrick who claims to know the Secret of Monkey Island. Unfortunately, the game's titular hero isn't at all interested in what it might be.
15th Jun '16 7:00:36 PM nombretomado
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Originally conceived as a ''Literature/TreasureIsland''-like SeriousBusiness pirate adventure by Creator/RonGilbert, Creator/TimSchafer and [[TelltaleGames Dave Grossman]] began using their own CrazyAwesome jokes as dialogue placeholders. As Creator/LucasArts was actually somewhat clever and somewhat funny in those days, they had him and his gang write the rest of the dialogue. Presto changeo...

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Originally conceived as a ''Literature/TreasureIsland''-like SeriousBusiness pirate adventure by Creator/RonGilbert, Creator/TimSchafer and [[TelltaleGames [[Creator/TelltaleGames Dave Grossman]] began using their own CrazyAwesome jokes as dialogue placeholders. As Creator/LucasArts was actually somewhat clever and somewhat funny in those days, they had him and his gang write the rest of the dialogue. Presto changeo...



Series creator Ron Gilbert left after the second game. After the long hiatus following ''Escape'', TelltaleGames took up the mantle with their episodic ''Tales of Monkey Island'' release - with Gilbert's blessing and also the involvement of many key staff members from the original two games. [=LucasArts=] has also gotten back in the game of late, finally redeeming themselves in the eyes of adventure fans by remaking both the original ''Secret of Monkey Island'' and the first sequel ''[=LeChuck's=] Revenge'', complete with voice acting by the cast of ''Curse''.

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Series creator Ron Gilbert left after the second game. After the long hiatus following ''Escape'', TelltaleGames Telltale Games took up the mantle with their episodic ''Tales of Monkey Island'' release - with Gilbert's blessing and also the involvement of many key staff members from the original two games. [=LucasArts=] has also gotten back in the game of late, finally redeeming themselves in the eyes of adventure fans by remaking both the original ''Secret of Monkey Island'' and the first sequel ''[=LeChuck's=] Revenge'', complete with voice acting by the cast of ''Curse''.
17th Apr '16 12:26:25 PM morenohijazo
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Added DiffLines:

* SeadogPegLeg: Several characters have those. Most of them pirates.
19th Feb '16 9:59:21 AM PaulA
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Originally conceived as a ''TreasureIsland''-like SeriousBusiness pirate adventure by Creator/RonGilbert, Creator/TimSchafer and [[TelltaleGames Dave Grossman]] began using their own CrazyAwesome jokes as dialogue placeholders. As LucasArts was actually somewhat clever and somewhat funny in those days, they had him and his gang write the rest of the dialogue. Presto changeo...

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Originally conceived as a ''TreasureIsland''-like ''Literature/TreasureIsland''-like SeriousBusiness pirate adventure by Creator/RonGilbert, Creator/TimSchafer and [[TelltaleGames Dave Grossman]] began using their own CrazyAwesome jokes as dialogue placeholders. As LucasArts Creator/LucasArts was actually somewhat clever and somewhat funny in those days, they had him and his gang write the rest of the dialogue. Presto changeo...
1st Feb '16 1:36:43 AM GrammarNavi
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** ''TalesOfMonkeyIsland'' opens with a spectacular failure due to a last minute substitution and continues with a quest to empower a magical sponge. The latter is repeated, but inverted.

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** ''TalesOfMonkeyIsland'' ''VideoGame/TalesOfMonkeyIsland'' opens with a spectacular failure due to a last minute substitution and continues with a quest to empower a magical sponge. The latter is repeated, but inverted.
13th Dec '15 8:42:08 AM Generality
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* ImperfectRitual:
** In ''VideoGame/TheCurseOfMonkeyIsland'', the solution to a puzzle near the end is for Guybrush to recreate a magic potion from earlier in the game, using creative substitutions for some of the ingredients that aren't available in the place where he's now trapped. It still works.
** You know, this tends to show up a lot in the games:
*** The first game had the recipe for the map to the titular Monkey Island
*** The second one had two instances of woodo doll manufacturing
*** The third one has a hangover cure, twice
*** The fourth one has the ultimate insult, twice
*** ''TalesOfMonkeyIsland'' opens with a spectacular failure due to a last minute substitution and continues with a fiest for a giant sponge. The later one is repeated, but inverted.
*** And every single time Guybrush has to figure out and find close enough substitutes for the requested ingredients.

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* ImperfectRitual:
**
ImperfectRitual: In ''VideoGame/TheCurseOfMonkeyIsland'', the solution to a puzzle near the end is for each game, Guybrush has to recreate construct a magic potion from earlier in the game, Voodoo spell using creative substitutions for some of items he finds that are similar to the ingredients that aren't available listed for the spell. This may result in the place where he's now trapped. It still works.
** You know, this tends
spell having unfortunate side-effects or a limited range. Often he has to show up a lot in do it again at the games:
***
end of the game with yet another set of items. Details:
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The first game had has the recipe for the map to the titular Monkey Island
***
Island.
**
The second one had has two instances of woodo Voodoo doll manufacturing
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manufacturing.
**
The third one has a hangover cure, twice
***
twice.
**
The fourth one has the ultimate insult, twice
***
twice.
**
''TalesOfMonkeyIsland'' opens with a spectacular failure due to a last minute substitution and continues with a fiest for quest to empower a giant magical sponge. The later one latter is repeated, but inverted.
*** And every single time Guybrush has to figure out and find close enough substitutes for the requested ingredients.
inverted.
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