Tim Schafer & Ron Gilbert Discuss Adventure Games

[I can’t really put into words how happy this made me feel today.][link]

[link]: “Double Fine Adventure! // Ron Gilbert's Words of Wisdom to Tim Schafer [FULL 35 MINUTES] – YouTube”


Activision and Double Fine settle Brütal Legend lawsuit

[Praise Lemmy, our long national nightmare is over.][link] No longer shall we worry about the release date of Brütal Legend being pushed back indefinitely.

[link]: “Activision and Double Fine settle Brutal Legend lawsuit”


Tales of Monkey Island

*Update*: They’re also [remaking the original Monkey Island][rock], with the help of Lucasarts.

[rock]: “LeChuck Me: Monkey Island Returns”

[Telltale is making new, episodic, Monkey Island games][link] using the same engine as their [Wallace and Gromit][wallace], [Sam & Max][sm], and [Strong Band’s Cool Game For Attractive People][sbcg] series. The question is: How will they stack up without the writing of Tim Schafer?

If you buy stuff from Telltale, [use this link][kick] and I get a small kickback.

[link]: “Telltale Games – Store – Tales of Monkey Island”
[sm]: “Sam and Max”
[sbcg]: “Strong Bad’s Cool Game”
[wallace]: “Wallace and Gromit’s Grand Adventures”
[kick]: “My Telltale Affiliate link”


“As long as there are people at this company who want to make SCUMM games, we’ll make them.”

[Tim Schafer’s advice regarding wether you should care about game sales figures][link]: If you don’t have money on the line, don’t sweat it.

[link]: “Double Fine Action News: Actually, I think it might have been a Furby, not a Kitten”