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''Ghost Pirates of Vooju Island'' is a [[PointAndClickGame point-and-click]] AdventureGame designed by Bill Tiller (visual artist of ''VideoGame/TheCurseOfMonkeyIsland'' and ''VideoGame/AVampyreStory''). An interesting mechanism in this game is that each of the three protagonists can communicate and see through the eyes of the other two, and often you have to turn to your comrades for advice.

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''Ghost Pirates of Vooju Island'' is a [[PointAndClickGame point-and-click]] AdventureGame for [[UsefulNotes/IBMPersonalComputer PC]], designed by Bill Tiller (visual artist of ''VideoGame/TheCurseOfMonkeyIsland'' and ''VideoGame/AVampyreStory''). An interesting mechanism in this game is that each of the three protagonists can communicate and see through the eyes of the other two, and often you have to turn to your comrades for advice.

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advice. It was released in November 2009 in Tiller's native Germany, and in 2010 everywhere else.



* AccidentalMisnaming -- Papa Doc ''always'' gets Blue Belly's moniker wrong.
* BigFun -- Blue Belly.
* {{Bridezilla}} -- Muriel, bride of Governor Derrick of Merry Cay.
* CaptainColorbeard -- Greenbeard.
* DemBones -- Grimjaw and his first mate; Captain Red Rum.
* DidYouJustScamCthulhu -- Jane Starling's ploy with [[spoiler: Old Roger and Xilbaba]]. Interesting as this involves setting one Cthulhu scamming against another.

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%%Administrivia/ZeroContextExamples are not allowed on the wiki. Please expand them with context before uncommenting them. Thank you.
* AccidentalMisnaming -- AccidentalMisnaming: Papa Doc ''always'' gets Blue Belly's moniker wrong.
* BigFun -- %%* BigFun: Blue Belly.
* {{Bridezilla}} -- {{Bridezilla}}: Muriel, bride of Governor Derrick of Merry Cay.
Cay. She also turns out to be a mermaid.
* CaptainColorbeard -- Greenbeard.
CaptainColorbeard: Greenbeard is obviously an example.
* DemBones -- DemBones: Grimjaw and his first mate; mate, Captain Red Rum.
Rum, are skeletal pirates.
* DidYouJustScamCthulhu -- DidYouJustScamCthulhu: Jane Starling's ploy with [[spoiler: Old Roger and Xilbaba]]. Interesting as this involves setting one Cthulhu scamming against another.



* FatBastard -- the treacherous Itzakoka, high priest of Emperor Pacal.
* {{Ghost Pirate}}s
* GodInHumanForm -- I'Xel, who is powerless over the struggle of the protagonists, [[spoiler: but does appear as a [[DeusExMachina Dea Ex Machina]] at the end]].
* GuideDangIt -- most of the game's puzzles are easy, and can be solved with little or no guidance -- except the infamous "charades" puzzle, involving Blue Belly and a frightened prisoner. The player is advised to go straight to a walkthrough instead of wasting your time on the incomprehensible instructions.
** Not really as hard as people make it to be. If you use the right gesture, the other character will nod. If you make a wrong one, he'll shake his head. That said, it's still trial and error, and probably not worth the effort.

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* FatBastard -- the FatBastard: The treacherous Itzakoka, high priest of Emperor Pacal.
* %%* {{Ghost Pirate}}s
* GodInHumanForm -- GodInHumanForm: I'Xel, who is powerless over the struggle of the protagonists, [[spoiler: but does appear as a [[DeusExMachina Dea Ex Machina]] at the end]].
* GuideDangIt -- GuideDangIt: most of the game's puzzles are easy, and can be solved with little or no guidance -- except the infamous "charades" puzzle, involving Blue Belly and a frightened prisoner. The player is advised to go straight to a walkthrough instead of wasting your time on the incomprehensible instructions.
** Not really as hard as people make it to be. If
instructions. Even once you use the right gesture, notice that the other character will nod. If nod if you make a the right gesture, and shake his head in response to the wrong one, he'll shake his head. That said, it's the rest is still trial and error, and probably not worth the effort.error.



* HookHand -- Pirate cook Blue Belly has a ''spatula'' hand.
* HollywoodVoodoo.
* {{Mayincatec}}.
* MsFanservice -- Jane, full-stop.
* OurGhostsAreDifferent -- most notably, the ghosts are still subjected to gravity: hence no levitation tricks. If they walk into quicksand they would sink.
* PirateGirl -- Jane Starling.
* PsychoExGirlfriend -- Xilbaba, former paramour of [[{{Satan}} Old Roger]]. She even [[Film/FatalAttraction boiled his pet rabbit]].
* RoyalBrat -- Young Emperor Pacal, at least he can be made to see reason.
* SceneryPorn -- Tiller has outdone himself over ''VideoGame/AVampyreStory''; there are far more scenes, most of them absolutely gorgeous. While completely 3D-rendered adventure games are getting better and better graphically, there is still something about 2D, hand-painted graphics that is hard to replace.
* SpiritualSuccessor to ''VideoGame/MonkeyIsland'': a farical, anachronistic pirate story; the heavy helping of voodoo; the swirlly clouds; the breath-mints...

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* HookHand -- HookHand: Pirate cook Blue Belly has a ''spatula'' hand.
%%* HollywoodVoodoo:
%%* {{Mayincatec}}:
* HollywoodVoodoo.
* {{Mayincatec}}.
* MsFanservice --
MsFanservice: Jane, full-stop.
* OurGhostsAreDifferent -- most OurGhostsAreDifferent: Most notably, the ghosts are still subjected to gravity: hence no levitation tricks. If they walk into quicksand they would sink.
* PirateGirl -- %%* PirateGirl: Jane Starling.
* PsychoExGirlfriend -- PsychoExGirlfriend: Xilbaba, former paramour of [[{{Satan}} Old Roger]]. She even [[Film/FatalAttraction boiled his pet rabbit]].
* RoyalBrat -- RoyalBrat: Young Emperor Pacal, though at least he can be made to see reason.
* SceneryPorn -- SceneryPorn: Tiller has outdone himself over ''VideoGame/AVampyreStory''; there are far more scenes, most of them absolutely gorgeous. While completely 3D-rendered adventure games are getting better and better graphically, there is still something about 2D, hand-painted graphics that is hard to replace.
* SpiritualSuccessor to ''VideoGame/MonkeyIsland'': a farical, farcical, anachronistic pirate story; the heavy helping of voodoo; the swirlly swirly clouds; the breath-mints...



* StrawMisogynist -- Papa Doc's mild misogyny is used for comic effects.
* TalkLikeAPirate -- Yarr!
* TheUnintelligible -- Yamo the ShrunkenHead. Papa Doc understands him just fine.

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* StrawMisogynist -- StrawMisogynist: Papa Doc's mild misogyny is used for comic effects.
* TalkLikeAPirate -- %%* TalkLikeAPirate: Yarr!
* TheUnintelligible -- TheUnintelligible: Yamo the ShrunkenHead. Only Papa Doc understands him just fine.



* WelcomeToTheCaribbeanMon

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* WelcomeToTheCaribbeanMon%%* WelcomeToTheCaribbeanMon:

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* FantasticRacism: The governor of Merry Cay Seems to have one for mermaids, as he cancels the wedding upon learning Muriel is one.


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* TheStarscream: Greenbeard sides with Zimbe to murder Flint and become Pirate King.
** Itzakoka plans to kill Pacal and sellout the Azteclans to the Esperontaz, in return for the Esporontaz's elixir of immortality... [[RewardedAsATraitorDeserves the plague.]]

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* HeartIsAnAwesomePower: While he's not a powerful voodoo witch doctor like Papa Doc or experienced and shapely spy like Jane, Blue Belly's cooking skills and down-to-earth knowledge come in quite handy in the process of saving the world.


''Ghost Pirates of Vooju Island'' is a [[PointAndClickGame point-and-click]] AdventureGame designed by Bill Tiller (visual artist of ''VideoGame/TheCurseOfMonkeyIsland'' and ''AVampyreStory''). An interesting mechanism in this game is that each of the three protagonists can communicate and see through the eyes of the other two, and often you have to turn to your comrades for advice.

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''Ghost Pirates of Vooju Island'' is a [[PointAndClickGame point-and-click]] AdventureGame designed by Bill Tiller (visual artist of ''VideoGame/TheCurseOfMonkeyIsland'' and ''AVampyreStory'').''VideoGame/AVampyreStory''). An interesting mechanism in this game is that each of the three protagonists can communicate and see through the eyes of the other two, and often you have to turn to your comrades for advice.



* SceneryPorn -- Tiller has outdone himself over ''AVampyreStory''; there are far more scenes, most of them absolutely gorgeous. While completely 3D-rendered adventure games are getting better and better graphically, there is still something about 2D, hand-painted graphics that is hard to replace.

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* SceneryPorn -- Tiller has outdone himself over ''AVampyreStory''; ''VideoGame/AVampyreStory''; there are far more scenes, most of them absolutely gorgeous. While completely 3D-rendered adventure games are getting better and better graphically, there is still something about 2D, hand-painted graphics that is hard to replace.


* TheUnintelligible -- Yamo the shrunken head. Papa Doc understands him just fine.

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* TheUnintelligible -- Yamo the shrunken head.ShrunkenHead. Papa Doc understands him just fine.


* SpiritualSuccessor to ''MonkeyIsland'': a farical, anachronistic pirate story; the heavy helping of voodoo; the swirlly clouds; the breath-mints...

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* SpiritualSuccessor to ''MonkeyIsland'': ''VideoGame/MonkeyIsland'': a farical, anachronistic pirate story; the heavy helping of voodoo; the swirlly clouds; the breath-mints...


* AccidentalMisnaming -- Papa Doc ''always'' gets Blue Belly's moniker wrong.



* MyNameIsNotDurwood -- Papa Doc ''always'' gets Blue Belly's moniker wrong.

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Pirate Captain Greenbeard has a plan: he is going to rebel against Captain "King" Flint and takes over the Azurbbean Sea. His scheme is overheard by Flint's spy and swashbuckler, the impossibly shapely Jane Starling. Starling hijacks the row-boat of Blue Belly, Greenbeard's rotund, happy-go-lucky ship cook, and the two head for Vooju Island to inform Flint's ally Papa Doc Mystère, a renowned voodoo master. They find Flint himself at Papa Doc's temple, ostensibly summoned by the voodoo doctor himself. It is then revealed that the whole thing is a trap set by Papa Doc's "loving" wife Queen Zimbi. Zimbi imprisons Flint and his crew, and magically rips the souls out of the bodies of Papa Doc, Blue Belly, and Jane Starling.

Obviously our heroes have to find a way to right the wrongs -- but first, they have to get their bodies back.

''Ghost Pirates of Vooju Island'' is a [[PointAndClickGame point-and-click]] AdventureGame designed by Bill Tiller (visual artist of ''VideoGame/TheCurseOfMonkeyIsland'' and ''AVampyreStory''). An interesting mechanism in this game is that each of the three protagonists can communicate and see through the eyes of the other two, and often you have to turn to your comrades for advice.

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!! ''Ghost Pirates of Vooju Island'' provides examples of:
* BigFun -- Blue Belly.
* {{Bridezilla}} -- Muriel, bride of Governor Derrick of Merry Cay.
* CaptainColorbeard -- Greenbeard.
* DemBones -- Grimjaw and his first mate; Captain Red Rum.
* DidYouJustScamCthulhu -- Jane Starling's ploy with [[spoiler: Old Roger and Xilbaba]]. Interesting as this involves setting one Cthulhu scamming against another.
* FatBastard -- the treacherous Itzakoka, high priest of Emperor Pacal.
* {{Ghost Pirate}}s
* GodInHumanForm -- I'Xel, who is powerless over the struggle of the protagonists, [[spoiler: but does appear as a [[DeusExMachina Dea Ex Machina]] at the end]].
* GuideDangIt -- most of the game's puzzles are easy, and can be solved with little or no guidance -- except the infamous "charades" puzzle, involving Blue Belly and a frightened prisoner. The player is advised to go straight to a walkthrough instead of wasting your time on the incomprehensible instructions.
** Not really as hard as people make it to be. If you use the right gesture, the other character will nod. If you make a wrong one, he'll shake his head. That said, it's still trial and error, and probably not worth the effort.
* HookHand -- Pirate cook Blue Belly has a ''spatula'' hand.
* HollywoodVoodoo.
* {{Mayincatec}}.
* MsFanservice -- Jane, full-stop.
* MyNameIsNotDurwood -- Papa Doc ''always'' gets Blue Belly's moniker wrong.
* OurGhostsAreDifferent -- most notably, the ghosts are still subjected to gravity: hence no levitation tricks. If they walk into quicksand they would sink.
* PirateGirl -- Jane Starling.
* PsychoExGirlfriend -- Xilbaba, former paramour of [[{{Satan}} Old Roger]]. She even [[Film/FatalAttraction boiled his pet rabbit]].
* RoyalBrat -- Young Emperor Pacal, at least he can be made to see reason.
* SceneryPorn -- Tiller has outdone himself over ''AVampyreStory''; there are far more scenes, most of them absolutely gorgeous. While completely 3D-rendered adventure games are getting better and better graphically, there is still something about 2D, hand-painted graphics that is hard to replace.
* SpiritualSuccessor to ''MonkeyIsland'': a farical, anachronistic pirate story; the heavy helping of voodoo; the swirlly clouds; the breath-mints...
* StrawMisogynist -- Papa Doc's mild misogyny is used for comic effects.
* TalkLikeAPirate -- Yarr!
* TheUnintelligible -- Yamo the shrunken head. Papa Doc understands him just fine.
* UnresolvedSexualTension: Jane to King Flint, and for a comical version, Blue Belly to Jane.
* WelcomeToTheCaribbeanMon
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