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Old 12-03-2006, 11:09 PM   #1
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Default Lucas Classic Line - adventure re-releases in the UK

I did a quick search and did not find this topic, so don't flame me too much if it is a repeat, my intentions are good!

I was surfing on RPGdot today and came accross a news item back from Nov. 20 that said that many of the LucasArts adventure games are being re-released in the UK.

They say Grim Fandango, The Curse of Monkey Island, Full Throttle, and The Dig will be re-released.

I did a quick check on Amazon.co.uk and it is TRUE. It looks like some have already been released and even more adventures (such as Sam & Max Hit the Road and DOTT) are scheduled for a Jan 12, 2007 release.

Great news for our UK friends, unfortunately on this one, I am from Canada.

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Old 12-04-2006, 01:05 AM   #2
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Will they still ship stateside?
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I'm sure you can find a site that will. Why they don't rerelease the MI box collection I dont' know.
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Look at the price! I am sure they were available for less before. I bought the combination of Sam & Max and DOTT for £7.86 ( much cheaper than the current single offering) from Amazon UK.
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Fecking expensive.
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A re-release of The Dig is indeed good news! Great game!!
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Insane pricing.
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Old 12-04-2006, 09:42 AM   #8
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Look at the price! I am sure they were available for less before. I bought the combination of Sam & Max and DOTT for £7.86 ( much cheaper than the current single offering) from Amazon UK.
Looking at the box shot on Amazon, it appears that Sam & Max and DOTT are sold together, although it is still pricier than what you had paid.

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... I paid £10 for new DVD cased Sam/DOTT + EFMI + Grim fandango a while back from Gamestation when they had their clearing of Lucas games, I also got the dig and Full throttly pretty cheap. along with Discworld noir. :/
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I've made some great finds, but never online. Dammit
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I didnt buy online either. I prefer not to.
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I have no idea why those are marked as preorders, since all of these games have already been released on the LucasArts Classics line...
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they're probably pre-orders because this is a new release, not just a re-boxed release of the older titles. I will have a look too because i wouldn't mind getting hold of the Dig which i only ever played on my AMIGA 2000. I would like to play that game again, it was great... also some of the others like DOTT i never actually played.. so that would be great to get into...

im still battling thru keepsake, its not interesting enough to keep me playing for more than an hour at a time.. i bought it last semester

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I'd be extremely, extremely surprised if this is anything other than a mistake on Amazon's part.
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We have these in Norwegian stores too. The Dig and full throttle have I seen for about a year, "curse of monkey island" just arrived to a price of 199kr, about 30$.
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We have these in Norwegian stores too. The Dig and full throttle have I seen for about a year, "curse of monkey island" just arrived to a price of 199kr, about 30$.
Isn't that the price of a cup of coffee in Oslo?
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Isn't that the price of a cup of coffee in Oslo?
No a cup of coffee is only $10
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So this thread has become about the price of coffee in Oslo now? Well, here is my contribution. $10 is certainly wrong. It's more like $15. But then you get a really big cup. Like, half a gallon or something..
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Damn... I need to visit Oslo.
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Old 12-11-2006, 12:15 AM   #20
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On topic the LA "rerelease" has been available here for about 2 years now. It's ~€2 per game. I got Sam n Max + Day of the tentacle for €15 two years ago. Keep in mind that they come in DVD-cases with no manual, but hey it doesn't consume that much space and is cheaper so I'm happy.

Btw, a cup of coffee is ~€2.5 in Sweden.
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