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Adventuring with LucasArts Part 2

March 1, 2020

TCW Podcast Episode 109 - Adventuring with LucasArts Part 2


This our second half looking at LucasArts adventure games.  We look at a company that for a time could do no wrong!  Innovative storytelling, and gameplay with Monkey Island 2, Day of the Tentacle, and Sam & Max hit the Road being prime examples.  However due to retail outlets, competition, and the continuing technological advancement of the computer industry; LucasArts was unsuccessful in transitioning into the 3-D space.  The commercial flop of Grim Fandango, and Escape from Monkey island was the last attempts at adventure games using 3-D. 


Tim Schafer Resume:

PC  Monkey Island 2:

PC Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis:

Dragonslayer Trailer:

Batteries Not Included Trailer:

The Dig:

Day of the Tentacle:

Sam & Max Hit the Road:

Full Throttle:

Curse of Monkey Island:

Grim Fandango:

Escape From Monkey Island:


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