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#1 metalsamurai83

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Posted 02 June 2009 - 03:07 AM

  • Exclusive dvd slipcase painted by Steve Purcell
  • Free Telltale games episode of your choice
  • Access to exclusive Monkey island section of Telltale's site
Five chapters of season 1 delivered monthly plus collector's dvd all for only $34.95 ;)

Offer ends July 6 so pre-order now and spread the word! support Monkey Island!

Links: www.worldofmi.com and http://www.telltaleg...sofmonkeyisland

#2 fizzywix

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Posted 02 June 2009 - 03:17 AM

this is awesome! I had no idea there were new Monkey Island games coming out.

#3 morbis

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Posted 02 June 2009 - 03:29 AM

A new Monkey Island game?! There is a god...

#4 fizzywix

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Posted 02 June 2009 - 03:36 AM

Preordered! Man, This and all the Rock Band Beatles hype has me the most excited i've been about videogames since the PS2 came out.

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Posted 02 June 2009 - 04:04 AM

Wish this was for both the PC and 360 versions. Oh well! Preordered. :)
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#6 nikkai

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Posted 02 June 2009 - 04:05 AM

I wonder if Ron Gilbert, Tim Schafer or Dave Grossman have a hand in this new series?

EDIT: Looks like only Grossman. Not bad though - the dude had a huge influence on Day of the Tentacle

#7 SteveGo

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Posted 02 June 2009 - 04:15 AM

I wonder if Ron Gilbert, Tim Schafer or Dave Grossman have a hand in this new series?

EDIT: Looks like only Grossman. Not bad though - the dude had a huge influence on Day of the Tentacle


This is from the FAQ part of the website:

What about Ron Gilbert? Is he involved?

Ron doesn't work at Telltale (he's busy making his own game with Hothead), but he's friends with a lot of Telltale folks from back in the day at LucasArts. And when he found out what we were up to with Tales of Monkey Island, he was pretty excited. In fact, early in the project he came down to our office for a few days to brainstorm ideas with our team. You can see what Ron has to say about the new series over at his Grumpy Gamer blog.



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Posted 02 June 2009 - 04:19 AM

Haha, I just got this Email too. Sounds awesome! I never got to play the originals but hear from EVERYONE how awesome they were. I really have to find a way to play them and catch up. Wish they had them on the Wii or the DS =P

#9 GrilledWitOnions

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Posted 02 June 2009 - 04:38 AM

G/F just flipped over this.
Also why is it that when i click the "Diablo" picture, i get sent to pc games without the Diablo and even when i searched for Diablo, i get no results.
Oh boy...You said there was going to be Diablo op. Where is my Diablo? I dont see Diablo. You promised me Diablo.

#10 BIG5

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Posted 02 June 2009 - 04:45 AM

I pre-ordered the last Monkey Island game and all I got was some lousy magnets. I will probably pre-order this one too. I playing Sam & Max Season 1 right now, so I have faith in Telltale Games doing this justice. I am a huge fan of the series. I even made my own "I beat the swordmaster" shirt. Nobody got it. It was great.

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#11 Cantatus

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Posted 02 June 2009 - 04:53 AM

Well, I own just about every other episodic game Telltale has made, so I might as well get this.

Of course, phrasing it like that severely understates how excited I am about this and the Monkey Island Special Edition. Cannot wait.

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Posted 02 June 2009 - 05:08 AM

This makes me so happy. The Secret of Monkey Island was the first computer game I ever played, and now my precious series is coming back again. I actually quote The Curse of Monkey Island on a regular basis in conversation. Consider this ordered. I will support anything to get Monkey Island back again. Long live the glory days of Lucasarts!

We need a thread dedicated to our favorite Monkey Island quotes.
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Posted 02 June 2009 - 05:24 AM

"A pirate I was meant to be! Trim the sails and roam the seas!"

#14 Juese

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Posted 02 June 2009 - 05:27 AM

As far as I can tell, the pre-ordering is only for the PC version not the Wii, correct? Not that I won't buy it, just would dig this swag of course.

#15 nikkai

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Posted 02 June 2009 - 05:47 AM

Haha, I just got this Email too. Sounds awesome! I never got to play the originals but hear from EVERYONE how awesome they were. I really have to find a way to play them and catch up. Wish they had them on the Wii or the DS =P


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#16 buckythekat

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Posted 02 June 2009 - 05:55 AM

I really want to preorder this but at the same time I want the game through Steam since that's where I have all the other Telltale games

'course I love Monkey Island enough I just might buy it twice

#17 SqueezyCrusty

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Posted 02 June 2009 - 06:02 AM

what does #2 mean? Where do we select the free episode of choice? What are the options?

#18 GrilledWitOnions

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Posted 02 June 2009 - 06:13 AM

I really want to preorder this but at the same time I want the game through Steam since that's where I have all the other Telltale games

'course I love Monkey Island enough I just might buy it twice

Correct me if I'm wrong but I think the website said if you preorder you get all the episodes as they are released on your computer in downloadable form, and then all 5 eps will be released on a single disc which you just pay shipping for, so you get it both ways.
Also why is it that when i click the "Diablo" picture, i get sent to pc games without the Diablo and even when i searched for Diablo, i get no results.
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#19 fart_bubble

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Posted 02 June 2009 - 06:42 AM

what does #2 mean? Where do we select the free episode of choice? What are the options?


They email you a coupon. Its probably like how they always do it, its any episode (its just a $8.95 coupon code that if I remember right, its only valid on games so no, you sadly can't use it on merch)


Correct me if I'm wrong but I think the website said if you preorder you get all the episodes as they are released on your computer in downloadable form, and then all 5 eps will be released on a single disc which you just pay shipping for, so you get it both ways.


yep, same setup as always when it comes to the season pass
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#20 Kaijufan

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Posted 02 June 2009 - 06:49 AM

I think I'll just get them on Steam. A disk based version is nice, but unnecessary.
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Posted 02 June 2009 - 08:44 AM

Nice. Have some fond memories of the older MI games.
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Posted 02 June 2009 - 08:52 AM

So my PC has been without a video card recently until I read this and stopped being lazy and put one in, and I haven't been playing PC games in a while.

Any recommendation for which episode I should get with my free code? Debating between Sam & Max season 1 or Wallace and Gromit 1

#23 sevast

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Posted 02 June 2009 - 09:10 AM

got excited till I saw the art direction... If they're only willing to put that much effort into the art--and the trailer didn't have one good laugh. Monkey island 1-3 were great. 4 was like the made for tv movie. Hopefully this one isn't the like a tv show that that came out 20 years after the original series that was canceled quickly. But I'm not hopeful.

#24 henhowc

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Posted 02 June 2009 - 09:52 AM

Wow when was this announced? I only saw the HD remake of Secret of Monkey Island...didn't expect this too.

#25 randomthinker

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Posted 02 June 2009 - 11:28 AM

No preorder for people who want to play this on WiiWare? :( I might crack and get the PC version anyway... preorder goodies... mmm.

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#26 Quadriflax

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Posted 02 June 2009 - 11:46 AM

A new Monkey Island game?! There is a god...

This is the second thing I thought when I saw the email last night. The first thing I thought was "No Fucking way!".

Preordered. This is crap-my-pants awesome. The Special Edition remake of the first MI looks awesome as well. Somewhere in hell, there's a snowball fight going on. Next step, Purple and Green Tentacles. Not such a long shot now, is it?

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Posted 02 June 2009 - 11:46 AM

Preorder bonus should be a rubber chicken with a pulley in the middle.
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#28 Crunchewy

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Posted 02 June 2009 - 12:47 PM

Wish they had them on the Wii or the DS =P


It *is* coming to the Wii in WiiWare form. See the logo at the bottom of this page:

http://www.telltaleg...om/monkeyisland

Of course there is no "pre-order" concept for WiiWare and thus no pre-order bonuses. Maybe that's what you were talking about?

EDIT: I've never played any of the original games either. I may have to pick up the WiiWare version.

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#29 ughpaul

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Posted 02 June 2009 - 01:12 PM

I think I'll just get them on Steam. A disk based version is nice, but unnecessary.

if you order directly from Telltale you get 2 copies of the game. 1 download and 1 dvd. so you get both and you can gift/sell/trade the dvd if you want.

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Posted 02 June 2009 - 02:10 PM

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