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All the "LucasArts' Secret History" articles back online 15 Feb, 2012 / 20 comments

You asked; you donated; we delivered, because that's just how great we are. All the "LucasArts' Secret History" articles are now back online:

For heaven's sake don't read this when you can read that. That's much more interesting!

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    Jeff on 20 Feb, 2012, 22:30…
    Awesome! These are probably my favorite pieces of Mojo content.
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    mrcolinp on 18 Feb, 2012, 20:17…

    Gabez

    I seem to remember someone pulling out at the last minute for the SoMI header so I had to pull something "out of the bag". This led to Colin joining the team because he was all "if that's the type of shit you're pumping out on these articles, let me try instead!"


    Haha, I got in touch because I loved the Maniac Mansion one so much (I'm a sucker for a bloody chainsaw), and wanted to be a part of it. I get probably two emails a year from people asking permission to get the Grim piece as a tattoo, but no one's followed through with it that I'm aware of. This Kotaku piece about the Grim art just came up in my Google Alerts:
    http://kotaku.com/5886124/grim-death-never-looked-so-lovely

    And, because people never shut up about it, I just put it up for sale as a poster in my store!
    http://www.mysterioustransmissions.com/#store
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    Remi on 17 Feb, 2012, 16:23…

    Gabez

    Remi: I found the original CMI header which was done by Paco. Ironically it's so good it looks like it was lifted from the game. Also available in super high res: http://users.ox.ac.uk/~pemb3537/monkeyisland_large.jpg



    Ah man, I actually thought it was just a shot ripped from CMI.

    Paco's art and honor have now been restored.
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    Gabez on 17 Feb, 2012, 09:25…
    Jake: there is, as well as a cool making of by the artist Colin on his web-site: http://colinpee.blogspot.com/2009/08/mixnmojo-illustration-3-grim-fandango.html

    Remi: I found the original CMI header which was done by Paco. Ironically it's so good it looks like it was lifted from the game. Also available in super high res: http://users.ox.ac.uk/~pemb3537/monkeyisland_large.jpg
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    Remi on 17 Feb, 2012, 02:52…

    Jake

    Is there a wallpaper-res version of that Grim retrospective header image anywhere?



    Gabzo would be the one to know, but that's one of my favorites too.
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    Remi on 17 Feb, 2012, 02:32…

    Gabez

    I seem to remember someone pulling out at the last minute for the SoMI header so I had to pull something "out of the bag". This led to Colin joining the team because he was all "if that's the type of shit you're pumping out on these articles, let me try instead!" Can't remember seeing that CMI one though, and I have no recollection of trying to get a header for that one.



    I… might have done the header swap twice. :~ Second header was by Ado.
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    Jake on 16 Feb, 2012, 23:59…
    Is there a wallpaper-res version of that Grim retrospective header image anywhere?
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    Gabez on 16 Feb, 2012, 23:37…
    I seem to remember someone pulling out at the last minute for the SoMI header so I had to pull something "out of the bag". This led to Colin joining the team because he was all "if that's the type of shit you're pumping out on these articles, let me try instead!" Can't remember seeing that CMI one though, and I have no recollection of trying to get a header for that one.
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    Jayel on 16 Feb, 2012, 20:04…
    Oh hey if Gabez doesn't mind, then I don't mind.
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    Remi on 16 Feb, 2012, 19:30…

    Jayel

    Hmm, I could've sworn that the original SOMI article had a different header art.



    And your swearing is correct. The only thing we had for it was an... eclectic... piece by Gabez. So we switched it out with one of your old pieces of TSB fan art. Hope you don't mind!
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    Jayel on 16 Feb, 2012, 19:16…
    Hmm, I could've sworn that the original SOMI article had a different header art.
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    Remi on 16 Feb, 2012, 17:31…

    AlfredJ



    I'd be willing to create 100 twitter accounts for that.



    Deal!
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    AlfredJ on 16 Feb, 2012, 16:29…

    MrManager

    clone2727

    So... when is Mojo having their own fundraiser to get the rest of all the old features back online?



    We were thinking of doing something tiered with Twitter.

    50 new followers: Five more features will be added.

    100 new followers: Jason will give us a video review of RTX.



    I'd be willing to create 100 twitter accounts for that.
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    Remi on 16 Feb, 2012, 16:00…

    clone2727

    So... when is Mojo having their own fundraiser to get the rest of all the old features back online?



    We were thinking of doing something tiered with Twitter.

    50 new followers: Five more features will be added.

    100 new followers: Jason will give us a video review of RTX.
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    Jason on 16 Feb, 2012, 02:53…
    Th existence of this series is justified by the header art.
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    Jason on 16 Feb, 2012, 01:09…

    clone2727

    So... when is Mojo having their own fundraiser to get the rest of all the old features back online?



    We're actually about to launch a Kickstarter to raise money to not have the articles that are currently up taken back down.
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    clone2727 on 15 Feb, 2012, 23:44…
    So... when is Mojo having their own fundraiser to get the rest of all the old features back online?
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    Laserschwert on 15 Feb, 2012, 22:52…
    It was about time!
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    Kroms on 15 Feb, 2012, 22:47…
    Gosh, I'd forgotten about that interview I did with my two cousins. They were so young then. I wonder how they'd feel playing MI2 or CMI now, hmm.
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    Thrik on 15 Feb, 2012, 22:44…
    Yay!!!!!!!

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