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  • ScummVM Any PC classic edition version last published 5 months, 3 weeks ago

    This script will install any "The Secret of Monkey Island" PC classic edition for ScummVM. During install please let all options by default. Big thanks to people who gave their time to permit us playing this game in the best conditions.

    - This script will ask you for this two files : MONKEY1.000 and MONKEY1.001. or MONKEY.000 and MONKEY.001. You will find them in any Monkey Island 1 PC classic edition. Source: https://wiki.scummvm.org/index.php/Datafiles#Secret_of_Monkey_Island.2C_The
    - Please report issue concerning this script on my Github page:
    https://github.com/legluondunet/MyLittleLutrisScripts/

  • ScummVM Demo version last published 4 years, 5 months ago
  • DOSBox Enhanced CD + DOSBox version last published 6 months ago

    This script will install "The Secret of Monkey Island" enhanced CD edition for DOSBox. During install please let all options by default. Big thanks to people who gave their time to permit us playing this game in the best conditions.

    - This script installer is only compatible with enhanced CD version from 1992.
    - Menu: press F1
    - Please report issue concerning this script on my Github page:
    https://github.com/legluondunet/MyLittleLutrisScripts/

  • ScummVM Enhanced CD + ScummVM version last published 6 months ago

    This script will install "The Secret of Monkey Island" enhanced CD edition for ScummVM. Big thanks to people who gave their time to permit us playing this game in the best conditions.

    - This script installer is only compatible with enhanced CD version from 1992.
    - Please report issue concerning this script on my Github page:
    https://github.com/legluondunet/MyLittleLutrisScripts/

I cursed my luck again as I slid down the monkey's throat. Have my dreams of guzzling grog and plundering galleons been reduced to this? "Three small trials and you're a pirate like us," they said. Fair enough. If only I could stomach the foul brew these scurvy seadogs swilled, the rest would be easy. How could I have known I'd meet a powerful and beautiful woman with a jealous suitor too stupid to realize he'd been dead for years? And how can I crawl through this great stone monkey to find a man who walks three inches above the ground and sets fire to his beard every morning?

* Eye-gouging 2D graphics.
* Ear-piercing reggae music.
* No typing - point 'n' click interface.
* Relentless jabs, and cryptic in-jokes only smart people will understand.
* Average playing time: 30 hours.

Deep in the Caribbean lies Melee Island, ruled by the governor Elaine Marley. The cruel pirate LeChuck is deeply in love with her - so deeply that he refuses to accept his own death. As a ghost, he dwells with his undead crew somewhere near the mysterious Monkey Island. Meanwhile, a young fellow named Guybrush Threepwood is determined to become a real pirate. At the Scumm Bar he meets three pirates who tell him he has to complete three difficult tasks in order to be worthy of this title. But as Guybrush is trying to complete these tasks, he encounters the lovely governor, and this meeting changes his life forever. Risking to incur the wrath of LeChuck, Guybrush has to prove his wit is as sharp as his sword, and figure out a way to foil the ghost pirate's plans.

The Secret of Monkey Island is an adventure game that utilizes the command verb-based SCUMM interface first introduced in Maniac Mansion: the player constructs commands for Guybrush by selecting an appropriate verb and then combining it with an object or an inventory item. Objects that can be interacted with are highlighted when the player places a cursor over them. The game is the first LucasArts adventure in which it is impossible to get irrevocably stuck; like in Loom, the player character also cannot die. The branching dialogue system, where the player chooses between several available responses during conversations, allows the player to talk to characters in different ways without fearing a wrong choice, and is often used as a humorous device.

The puzzles are predominantly inventory-based; most of the problems in the game are solved by picking up items and combining them with each other or with objects (or people) in the game world. Several tasks are dialogue-based; among those is the humorous "insult swordfighting", which involves Guybrush learning and choosing witty insults while dueling pirates.

The CD DOS and FM Towns versions of the game have slightly updated interface (with graphically represented inventory items instead of the text-only labels in the original version), as well as CD audio music tracks.