Let’s Play Lucasfilm Games’ The Secret of Monkey Island

Not science fictional, Lucasfilm Games/Lucasarts’ The Secret of Monkey Island is a fantasy game that takes place in the Caribbean during the 17th century. It follows a young man who wishes to be a pirate and claim a fortune. Postmodern anachronisms, puns, and tongue-in-cheek game advertisements for other Lucasarts games makes this an interesting andContinue reading “Let’s Play Lucasfilm Games’ The Secret of Monkey Island”

Let’s Play Lucasarts’ Maniac Mansion: Day of the Tentacle

[youtube:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xz3Aw5qLcOs%5D The original Maniac Mansion was good, but the sequel Day of the Tentacle is comedic science fiction gold! In the longplay embedded above, you can follow the story as Bernard, Hoagie, and Laverne fight the ubermensch Purple Tentacle. The early 1990s was the high water mark for Lucasart humor-laden adventure games. Sam and MaxContinue reading “Let’s Play Lucasarts’ Maniac Mansion: Day of the Tentacle”

Let’s Play Lucasarts X-Wing Flight Simulator

One of my favorite games for PC is Star Wars: X-Wing by Lucasarts. Actually, the main force behind my wanting a PC at the time besides the fact that my Commodore Amiga died was knowing that a game like X-Wing was coming out. I had already spent months studying how PCs work and how toContinue reading “Let’s Play Lucasarts X-Wing Flight Simulator”