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Forum: Adventure 05-03-2012, 02:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,627
Posted By Jake
Sad news: Those release dates didn't come from...

Sad news: Those release dates didn't come from Telltale and are therefore not really trustworthy. For all I know, the game will come out on those dates, but I would say right now: Don't expect it....
Forum: Adventure 02-17-2012, 11:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 471
Posted By Jake
Playfic - Write/share/play interactive fiction on the web

A friend of mine just launched an online text adventure site called Playfic and it's pretty sweet. It's pretty new so there's not a lot of content there yet but it seems like something AGers might...
Forum: Adventure 04-09-2011, 09:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,003
Posted By Jake
A collectors edition of the whole MI series would...

A collectors edition of the whole MI series would be awesome. I've wanted [to make :7] one of those for years and years.
Forum: Adventure 08-18-2010, 09:38 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 16,931
Posted By Jake
Yog-Soggoth = a reference to Yog Sototh from H P...

Yog-Soggoth = a reference to Yog Sototh from H P Lovecraft. Probably what Blizzard is referencing too.
Forum: Adventure 07-03-2010, 08:46 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,468
Posted By Jake
In the Back to the Future movies the time...

In the Back to the Future movies the time traveling always ended up being personally motivated or character driven, done for personal or emotional reasons (or the time traveling would happen by...
Forum: Adventure 05-18-2010, 01:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,894
Posted By Jake
I skipped Apollo Justice and am part way through...

I skipped Apollo Justice and am part way through the second case of Edgeworth and don't feel like I missed anything. Like Sughly, I'm not feeling the draw in the Edgeworth game to be as strong as,...
Forum: Adventure 02-23-2010, 01:49 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 14,245
Posted By Jake
http://www.mixnmojo.com/features/content/escapefro...

http://www.mixnmojo.com/features/content/escapefrommonkeyisland/header.jpg (http://mixnmojo.com/features/read.php?article=escapefrommonkeyisland)

Part 14: Escape From Monkey Island...
Forum: Adventure 02-01-2010, 08:41 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,666
Posted By Jake
That one does crack me up. And if I'm...

That one does crack me up.

And if I'm defending anything, it's the potential I see in the ideas And thinking behind this device, which I think is totally fair game to defend without using it. I'm...
Forum: Adventure 01-31-2010, 10:04 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,666
Posted By Jake
No that's not at all what you do with a laptop. A...

No that's not at all what you do with a laptop. A laptop's form and function are unsuitable for quite a lot of things. Using one in a bed or on a couch is absolutely terrible. Passing one around from...
Forum: Adventure 01-31-2010, 08:33 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,666
Posted By Jake
I'm gonna cross-post my rant about this over on...

I'm gonna cross-post my rant about this over on the telltale forums (http://www.telltalegames.com/forums/showthread.php?p=258198#post258198)...

You guys probably disagree with me :)

I have no...
Forum: Adventure 01-14-2010, 10:28 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 16,931
Posted By Jake
Fact: The new Sam & Max will have visual...

Fact: The new Sam & Max will have visual improvements above Season Two, and above Monkey Island and W&G as well. We're always improving our rendering engine between projects, and this one is no...
Forum: Adventure 01-02-2010, 01:28 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 16,931
Posted By Jake
The way we work is contingent on cycling some...

The way we work is contingent on cycling some existing content in and out, but I think you'll like the way it's handled in the upcoming game. We've learned a lot since Season Two, from making Strong...
Forum: Adventure 12-25-2009, 09:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,620
Posted By Jake
I love getting and setting up a new PC because I...

I love getting and setting up a new PC because I can drop Steam on it first thing, go to sleep, and come back the next morning to find most of my game library downloaded and ready to play.
Forum: Adventure 12-14-2009, 12:20 PM
Replies: 370
Views: 54,979
Posted By Jake
Putting the Monkey Island logo on a game makes it...

Putting the Monkey Island logo on a game makes it a Monkey Island game. Done. It's what you do beyond that to make it good that counts, and I think people are sometimes too literal and superficial...
Forum: Adventure 12-13-2009, 06:39 PM
Replies: 370
Views: 54,979
Posted By Jake
There's obviously more to it than that! I just...

There's obviously more to it than that! I just don't think it's a simple list you can check off and end up with a Monkey Island game.* The worst game in the world isn't going to be helped by visiting...
Forum: Adventure 12-13-2009, 10:10 AM
Replies: 370
Views: 54,979
Posted By Jake
Monkey 2 doesn't include a visit to Monkey Island...

Monkey 2 doesn't include a visit to Monkey Island (except via Curse's retcon saying Dinky and Monkey islAnds are connected, or saying the carnival at the end is actually a spell on Monkey Island),...
Forum: Adventure 11-18-2009, 08:53 PM
Replies: 370
Views: 54,979
Posted By Jake
I remember Steve Purcell once told me that when...

I remember Steve Purcell once told me that when painting the box art for Monkey Islands 1 and 2 he was at least somewhat instructed to make them a little more creepy/scary than the games actual...
Forum: Adventure 09-27-2009, 09:21 PM
Replies: 370
Views: 54,979
Posted By Jake
AFGNCAAP, glad you liked the opening of chapter...

AFGNCAAP, glad you liked the opening of chapter one. It was all hands on deck (ugh not meant to be a pun!) to get that thing up and running, as it was pretty different from other things we've done at...
Forum: Adventure 08-31-2009, 07:25 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 14,245
Posted By Jake
That's a good question. I wonder if they're going...

That's a good question. I wonder if they're going to try Hell on Wheels and Freelance Police...
Forum: Adventure 08-30-2009, 09:30 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 14,245
Posted By Jake
Seems like all the Monkey Island business going...

Seems like all the Monkey Island business going on has delayed the series, but it's back.

http://www.mixnmojo.com/features/content/grimfandango/header.jpg...
Forum: Adventure 07-08-2009, 10:35 AM
Replies: 370
Views: 54,979
Posted By Jake
That is the point of the "Graphics Quality"...

That is the point of the "Graphics Quality" slider in the graphics settings screen. If you dial it all the way down to between "1" - "3," it's about the same as playing Sam & Max with the "high...
Forum: Adventure 07-07-2009, 04:19 PM
Replies: 370
Views: 54,979
Posted By Jake
It was down to the wire on some things, but we've...

It was down to the wire on some things, but we've been working on the game for about eight months now, probably closer to ten if you count time when there are two or three people in a room kicking...
Forum: Adventure 07-06-2009, 11:55 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 11,385
Posted By Jake
How can this at all be considered a bad idea?...

How can this at all be considered a bad idea? LucasArts has been sitting on an amazing back catalog for decades, and now that they release them people are somehow unhappy about it? Amazing.

If the...
Forum: Adventure 06-02-2009, 04:47 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 11,396
Posted By Jake
The game is going to be direct control in some...

The game is going to be direct control in some way, but people are tumbling over each other to declare that we've confirmed that it will be guaranteed keyboard only, or that we'll be copy and pasting...
Forum: Adventure 06-01-2009, 09:42 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 11,396
Posted By Jake
Gilbert was a story consultant on Tales of Monkey...

Gilbert was a story consultant on Tales of Monkey Island, and Dave Grossman's on the design team! So, there's that. :) www.grumpygamer.com


Also, when Gilbert was in doing story brainstorming he...
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