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Old 03-22-2007, 03:22 PM   #1
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I'm looking for new (old too) adventuregames where humor is one of the main keys in the game

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monkeys islands, grim fandango, full throttle, sam&max, dott, toonstruck, ufos(this one isnt very wellknown I guess), discworlds...

I prefer 2d comic drawings, but 3d is okay too
any other suggestions?


thx!

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Old 03-22-2007, 03:25 PM   #2
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Gilbert Goodmate and the Mushroom of Phungoria
Al Emmo
Runaway 1 & 2
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Old 03-22-2007, 03:28 PM   #3
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Gilbert Goodmate and the Mushroom of Phungoria
Al Emmo
Runaway 1 & 2


I'll definitly gonna ebay/shop for the first 2 (gilbert and emmo)

Got myself runaway 1, but I just dont like their kind of humor
prolly because I have to be the wimp (and the voiceacting irritated me, if I remember correctly)

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Lessee here...

Duckman: The Legend of the Fall
Leisure Suit Larry
The Neverhood (though it's less of a verbal kind of humour, and more of a visual one)
Bud Tucker in Double Trouble

If you're willing to play some amateur titles, I also recommend Cirque de Zale and the Nick Bounty games. And if you have a DS, play the Phoenix Wright games.
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Al Emmo, Duckman and the Neverhood... yeah!

And...

Touche: The Adventures of the Fifth Musketeer (1996)
Stupid Invaders (2000) - one of those games you either love or hate
The Space Bar (1997) - a favorite of mine
Tony Tough and the Night of Roasted Moths (2002)
and last but never least: Zork Grand Inquisitor! (1997)
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I hate that kind of AD. I prefer something humorless.
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Torin's Passage is fairly funny.. sometimes. It was made for children but it was also created by Al Lowe so there's some humor in there for adults, too.

And this isn't an AG but you should check out Psychonauts. Very funny game and it's made by Tim Schafer (DoTT, MI, Grim Fandango, Full Throttle).
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3 Skulls of the Toltecs (if you can find it). Great one.
The Gene Machine.
The Kyrandia trilogy (not pure humor, but at least as humorous as Runaway, which I like).
Flight of the Amazon Queen
The Simon the Sorcerer trilogy.
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And this isn't an AG but you should check out Psychonauts. Very funny game and it's made by Tim Schafer (DoTT, MI, Grim Fandango, Full Throttle).
Seconded. And I sometimes laugh when I roll up people and pets in Katamari Damacy.
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Eric the Unready and Callahans Crosstime Saloon by Legend are full of excellent humor.
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Callahan's has always intrigued me. I should hunt that one down.
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The Curse of Monkey Island
Neverhood
Oh, and who can forget Grim fandango and the port of Ank Morepork?
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also stupid invadercan be added
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3 Skulls of the Toltecs (if you can find it). Great one.
right,I heard that game was awesome,unfortunately when I`m playing I found the mouse slides too slow to control the movement ,maybe this game -so at least it seems to me-perfers the old system rathan than WindowXP.
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right,I heard that game was awesome,unfortunately when I`m playing I found the mouse slides too slow to control the movement ,maybe this game -so at least it seems to me-perfers the old system rathan than WindowXP.
My verson came with both DOS and WINDOWS. I use the DOS version with DOSBOX.
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Here are my ratings of all the humorous adventure games I have played on a scale of one to four stars:

Monkey Island ****
Lechuck's Revenge ****
Curse of Monkey Island ****
Day of the Tentacle ****
Space Quest 5 ****
Runaway *** 1/2
Runaway 2 (no rating - still playing)
3 Skulls of the Toltecs *** 1/2
Wanted (never finished it)
Gene Machine *** 1/2
Space Quest 6 *** 1/2
Space Quest 2 *** 1/2
Flight of the Amazon Queen ***
Zac MacKraken ***
Full Throttle ***
Space Quest 1 ***
Space Quest 3 ***
Space Quest 4 ***
Legend of Kyrandia ***
The Hand of Fate ***
Escape from Monkey Island ***
Maniac Mansion ***
Sam and Max Hit the Road ** 1/2
Alien Incident ** 1/2
Willy Beamish ** 1/2
Bargon Attack **
Malcomn's Revenge **
Rex Nebular **
Freddy Pharkas **
Mystery on Lost Island **
Woodruff and Scnibble * 1/2


Others on my list of humorous adventure I have yet to finish :

Toonstruck
UFO (actually started this one but have never finished it)
Innocent Until Caught
Guilty
Simon the Sorcerer 1-3
Touche (started this one and thought it was pretty good, but never finished for some reason)
Diskworld 1-2
Tony Tough (well, I liked the humor but it was too much of just wandering around and talking to people with endless conversations. Never finished it).
Grim Fandango (never finished it).
Chewy F5
Beverly Hillbillies
Eye of the Kraken
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The Curse of Monkey Island
Neverhood
Oh, and who can forget Grim fandango and the port of Ank Morepork?
I dont get it, what does Grim Fandango have to do with Ankh Morepork (Discworld Noir), sure both Grim Fandango and Discworld Noir are in the Noir genre but I wouldn't call Discworld Noir a humoures game.
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Chewy F5
A little suggestion: if you'll play it, turn the voices off. It's a fun and enjoyable adventure, but voice work is horrible to the point the game becomes unplayable.
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Thx for all the good suggestions!

@ vina: I have myself a copy (no, not a COPY) of torins passage, and I do like it indeed (allthought its aimed at children)
I also have psychonauts on my ps2, but I should restart playing it (didnt finished it, but I'm a big Tim Schafer fan (arent we all))


@ squinky: Yes, Phoenix Wright is indeed one of the best games made ever, finished them both


Gonna try some amateur titles now


thx again
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Gilbert Goodmate and the Mushroom of Phungoria
Al Emmo
Runaway 1 & 2
Runaway isn't even slightly funny, it just tries to be but fails miserably.
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