All the secrets of Monkey Island to be revealed on October 30th 15 Oct, 2020 / 2 comments

With which I mean the crazy, fun stuff hidden in Monkey Island's SCUMM code. To quote the press release:

The Video Game History Foundation (VGHF), a nonprofit that brings old video games back to life by preserving, celebrating, and teaching their history, is today unveiling the Video Game Source Project, an effort to save and study source code and related development materials before the stories around these games' creation are lost forever.

(some more stuff, then the interesting part)

The first games to benefit from the Video Game Source Project will be Lucasfilm Games' legendary point-and-click adventure The Secret of Monkey Island, which celebrates its 30 year anniversary this month, and its sequel Monkey Island 2: LeChuck's Revenge.

So, what will we see? Reconstructed scenes, for one thing. (Presumably the cannibal village scene will be one of them.) And a fireside chat with Ronzo himself. An audience Q&A. You know, the normal stuff.

The event will take place Friday, October 30th, 1pm PDT. Tickets are $10. Run and get them right now!


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    Scummbuddy on 18 Oct, 2020, 16:21…
    I've been so awestruck with this news I haven't been able to put my joy into words yet. I'm so very excited for this. I may just take off the whole day of work, play through the games, and then join this chat session.
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    elTee on 15 Oct, 2020, 17:08…
    This will be excellent!

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