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Adventure Games

Ron Gilbert Talks ‘Thimbleweed Park’, Crowd Funding and Funny Bones

Only a real tuna-head wouldn’t bet on Gilbert’s new adventure living up to classics like 'Maniac Mansion' and 'Monkey Island.'
Mike Diver
2.11.17
Podcasts

Listen to Episode 5 of the Waypoint UK Podcast: Loved Up and a Little Lusty

It’s almost Valentine’s, so naturally we’re talking about those times games try to get sexy.
Mike Diver
2.9.17
africa

Will Protests and Donations Save the Chimps of 'Monkey Island'?

More than 60 chimpanzees now living on an isolated island in Liberia were able to survive scientific testing and two bloody civil wars. But will they be able to survive budget cuts?
Kaj Larsen
8.14.15
Grim Fandango

Tim Schafer Discusses the Classic Video Games ‘Grim Fandango’ and ‘Monkey Island’

We spoke to the former LucasArts designer and founder of Double Fine about HD remakes and the legacy of an adventure classic.
Mike Diver
1.27.15
VICE vs Video games

Tim Schafer Discusses the Classic Video Games ‘Grim Fandango’ and ‘Monkey Island’

We spoke to the former LucasArts designer and founder of Double Fine about HD remakes and the legacy of an adventure classic.
Mike Diver
1.27.15
The Games That Made me

I've Known 'The Secret of Monkey Island' for 25 Years and I'm Still in Love

A love letter to the funny but nearly impossible point-and-click adventure game.
Elizabeth Sankey
1.26.15
Motherboard

The Lab Apes of Liberia

Monkey Island is an area inhabited solely by former lab-tested chimpanzees who survived disease and two civil wars.
VICE Staff
7.2.14
Motherboard Blog

Tim Schafer Wants to Make an Adventure Game, the Internet Gives Him $1,000,000

If you spend any decent amount of time talking with videogame developers, it won't be long before you hear the age-old conundrum: There is an incredible surplus of great ideas and an unfortunate shortage of publishers willing to fund them. But for Tim...
Janus Rose
2.10.12
Motherboard Blog

Poignant Postmodern Piracy: 20 Years of "Monkey Island 2"

Remembering a 1991 game that embodied millennials' self-obsession.
Abraham Riesman
12.23.11