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Post 21

Malabarista - now with added pony

You can download them all (legally) from the Scumm Bar website smiley - ok

It's one of the few games where the soundtrack never bothered me at all, quite the contrary. Another one with an excellent soundtrack being Discworld Noir.

I've longed for the head of the navigator fairly often when lost somewhere smiley - whistle


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Post 22

toybox

That's where I got them smiley - whistle

I've never tried discworld noir smiley - bigeyes However, I have played Sam and Max (but the soundtrack can be annoying), and Day of the Tentacle (mmmh... no soundtrack?) By the way, have you tried the latest MI installment? (I haven't)

You mean you lost your navigator's head? How clumsy smiley - biggrin


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Post 23

Malabarista - now with added pony

Oh, Mr Teeeeentacle guy! smiley - winkeye Maniac Mansion, too?

I love those classic point and click adventures. smiley - loveblushsmiley - geek

Sam and Max Hit The Road is good; I've not tried the new ones. Nor MI, but I've heard bad reviews of that, alas smiley - erm


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Post 24

toybox

Ach, disappointment!

No, I never got hold of Maniac Mansion unfortunately. And the trick which is supposed to allow you to play it whilst enjoying DotT didn't work on my version smiley - wah

I meant Sam and Max Hit the Road indeed. Don't you just love Max? smiley - monstersmiley - bunny

These old click and point are good, and even better when you cannot die (or get irremediably stuck). Although, technically, you *can* die in MI 1 (and you have to in MI 3 or 4 if I remember well).


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Post 25

Malabarista - now with added pony

I'm wearing a watch with Max on it, in fact smiley - whistle

I think we still have MM somewhere, but it's on 5 1/4" floppies smiley - doh

Dying was so annoying in King's Quest, everything killed you smiley - laugh

(Sorry I'm slow in replying. I am busy drawing geometrically improbable alien spaceships smiley - silly)


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Post 26

toybox

Take your time smiley - biggrin I shouldn't answer too fast, I'm supposed to be cooking smiley - chef Taking the mean value between A24738636 and http://passionculinaire.canalblog.com/archives/2008/02/18/7944352.htmlsmiley - cdouble

King's Quest, I've started playing KQ5 once but got stuck in a place where you needed a password (the kind they give you when you actually buy the game, not one you could find playing). Never got hold of one smiley - erm

Oh no, there was an amusing game called 'countdown', aka 'the lobotomy game' (you have to escape a lunatic asylum at the beginning and they tend to catch you a lot smiley - laugh). This one did have the problem that if you didn't do the correct thing at one point you wouldn't be able to progress later.

Plus, the sounds were interfering with your mouse, so that in one particular point I had to switch to 'no sound FX' mode. You had to escape a tiger by lulling it into a cage or something, which required swifness and a steady hand. Couldn't do it when the mouse stopped working every time the tiger was making a noise (pretty much all the time).

smiley - cat


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Post 27

toybox

Have you ever tried Fool's Errand?

http://www.thefoolandhismoney.com/01-the-fools-errand/index.htm

smiley - jester


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Post 28

Malabarista - now with added pony

Oooh, Fool's Errand is online? smiley - bigeyes

If you were playing on a Mac, I'm sure you know 3 in Three, too. Ah, the memories smiley - laugh

(Enjoy that dinner, looks smiley - drool!)


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Post 29

Malabarista - now with added pony

(My mother's bought a new computer twice for playing Monkey Island - first time, the Hercules graphics, yellow on black, wouldn't let her find something to click on, then, she needed a 3D graphics card for the last one... smiley - laugh)


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Post 30

toybox

I see you have a dedicated mother smiley - laugh

Oh yes, 3 in Three. And another weird one whose name escapes me at the moment.

The dinner was very successful, which is fortunate because it took me 4 hours smiley - yikes Very commendable, if you like cooking messy things.


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Post 31

toybox

System's Twilight.


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Post 32

Malabarista - now with added pony

smiley - laugh I'd forgotten about that one. I'm just a little too young to remember playing them, but I spent hours watching and "helping" my mother.

Loom gave my sister and me nightmares smiley - doh

(smiley - wow Four hours? I hope you made enough for two days!)


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Post 33

toybox

Two days? I have enough for a week smiley - yikes


You're so mean!

Post 34

Malabarista - now with added pony

smiley - laugh Invite lots of friends, preferably with teenage sons...


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