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Full Throttle article ascends from print origins to your screen

04 Jul, 2017, 14:47 | Posted by: Jason | Source: PC Gamer

PC Gamer published an interview with Tim about Full Throttle in their June issue, but you don't buy magazines anymore, so you didn't read it. At least not until its ink exclusivity ended and it wound up online, which is now.

At the time a LucasArts adventure was expected to sell around 100,000 copies, but Full Throttle sold over a million. And now, 22 years later, the game has been re-released with remastered graphics and audio. I ask the game’s writer/director Tim Schafer what it’s like going back to something he made when he was in his early 20s.

“It’s been interesting looking at how I wrote dialogue back then based on my life experiences at the time, and how I interpret it differently now that I’m older,” he says. “And now that I’ve actually been a biker on the run for a crime I didn’t commit, that adds a lot of depth to it too. I had no idea what that was like back then.”

You know what I did in my early 20s? Not make Full Throttle. Learn more about how Tim outclassed me by reading the full article.

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    Comment by: Remi | Posted 04 Jul, 2017, 21:19 | Quote
    You did, however, do your time at Mojo, so don't sell yourself short.

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