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Maniac Mansion: Day of the Tentacle 0

As sort of a late PC gaming bloomer, having been raised a dirty little console kid, by the time I had experienced my first taste of PC gaming in 1995 I had already missed this brilliant gem. Released two years earlier by Lucasarts, this was my second foray into the point & click adventure genre popularized by the company, and despite almost two years of advancement in both graphics and interface, the charm and laugh-out-loud comedy of Day of the Tentacle still shown through, ensuring that it...

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Still stands as a funny and intriguing adventure game 1

Day of the Tentacle is a timeless classic thanks to its clever writing and its inventive setting. The story concerns a genetic experiment known as Purple Tentacle, who drinks some toxic water despite the protest of fellow genetic mutation Green Tentacle. Purple immediately grows arms and resolves to turn on his creator, Dr. Fred, and all of humanity. You play as three characters, Bernard, Laverne and Hoagie who are quickly trapped in various time periods by Dr. Fred's malfunctioning time machine...

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