Giant Bomb Moderators Give Away: Monkey Island Complete Pack!

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#1 Edited by MB (14136 posts) -

Long story short, a long time ago, most of the moderators chipped in and created a sort of slush fund that we intended to use to buy games and give them away (somehow) to Giant Bomb users. I sat on this pile of money until last year when I started stocking up on Steam games to give away. This is the (third or fourth?) giveaway, this time of Tales of Monkey Island: Complete Pack, compatible with PC and Mac, currently selling for $23.44 on Steam! Here are the rules:

1. Entries will be accepted until 11:30pm Pacific on the evening of Wednesday, July 7th.

2. Please don't enter if you have played the series before, own a copy of it already, or just aren't sincerely stoked about playing Monkey Island. Give people who really want to play it a better chance of winning.

3. In previous giveaways, it was subscribers only. This time, we're opening it up a bit. You must meet at least one of the following criteria to enter before this post goes up, and yes I will check!:

a. Be a monthly or annual Whiskey Media subscriber -or-

b. Have a minimum of 500 forum posts -or-

c. Have at least 5,000 wiki points on Giant Bomb -or-

d. Have blogged at least 50 separate times -or- 

e. Registered your account on or before July 21st, 2008. 

That's it. The intent behind these rules is that we want these games we're giving away to people who are actually involved in the site in some way. Please state that you wish to enter when you reply to this thread, or if you want to reply but don't want to enter, say that as well. When the entry period expires, I will put all eligible users into a random number generator and have it pick one winner.


Good luck!

#2 Posted by yoshimitz707 (2532 posts) -

I want to enter.

#3 Posted by mylifeforAiur (3475 posts) -

I also wish to enter.

#4 Posted by Ragdrazi (2258 posts) -

As Commander Data would say, saddle up, lock and load. I'm in.

#5 Posted by MB (14136 posts) -
@Ragdrazi: Great, now I want to watch the entire run of TNG again.
#6 Posted by Ragdrazi (2258 posts) -
@MB: Then I will have considered my night here to have been a success either way.
#7 Posted by Chewii101 (867 posts) -


#8 Posted by The_Hiro_Abides (1282 posts) -

Sign me up! I would love more Monkey Island and have been considering this whole episodic pack.

#9 Posted by BeachThunder (13174 posts) -

^__^ ok.

#10 Posted by JJWeatherman (14797 posts) -

This is a really nice thing to do. I would like to enter! :D

#11 Posted by George_Hukas (1319 posts) -

Enter me..


#12 Posted by PhatSeeJay (3331 posts) -

Please enter me as well!

#13 Posted by Vitor (3079 posts) -

Would love to enter! Never had a chance to try out Telltale's specific blend of adventuring, having only played Puzzle Agent and would like to see what all the fuss is about!

#14 Posted by Tebbit (4572 posts) -

Enter me, MB, like you'd enter a cave.

#15 Posted by Vextroid (1463 posts) -

I'd love to enter.

#16 Posted by Tim_the_Corsair (3053 posts) -

Sounds great, count me in and thanks for doing something so cool.

#17 Posted by ajamafalous (12457 posts) -

I'm not entering since I already own it, but It's cool to see these kinds of giveaways, especially with site-involving criteria. Hope to see more in the future.

#18 Posted by McShank (1647 posts) -

I'd love to be entered for this awesome giveaway!

#19 Posted by Lumley (999 posts) -

Count me in :)

#20 Posted by oasis789 (122 posts) -
NOT ENTERING but just wanted to say thanks for the giveaway :)
#22 Posted by Kowbrainz (949 posts) -

I would like to enter, yes.

#23 Posted by TMThomsen (2072 posts) -


#24 Posted by Do_The_Manta_Ray (907 posts) -

@Kowbrainz: I can't take so many at a time, I'll break! Be gentle with me!

In all seriousness, think it's fantastic that the GiantBomb Crew are doing this. I personally already own the complete pack, so I'm not signing up. I merely wanted to show my appreciation, you guys are the best.

#25 Posted by AhmadMetallic (19303 posts) -

No interest in the pack, but this is very nice of you guys!

#26 Posted by DonChipotle (3042 posts) -

Is Monkey Island the one with the pirates? I'd like to enter because I like pirates

#27 Posted by No0b0rAmA (1511 posts) -

Want to enter!

#28 Posted by MB (14136 posts) -
#29 Posted by Sweep (9708 posts) -

@cide said:

Enter me..


Always ;)

#30 Posted by buhssuht (457 posts) -

I wish to enter please

#31 Posted by CptBedlam (4483 posts) -

I'm entering this ship!

#32 Posted by eldiax (648 posts) -

I'd like to enter!

#33 Posted by sleeping143 (72 posts) -

Enter Me!

#34 Posted by Breadfan (6803 posts) -

I'd like to enter.

#35 Posted by Aronman789 (2737 posts) -

Count me in too!

#36 Posted by RiotBananas (3822 posts) -

Entering, never played the Monkey Island games, not even the originals. Could be fun.

#37 Posted by TurboMan (8207 posts) -

random number generator enter me.

#38 Posted by emergency (1206 posts) -

I want to enter :D

#39 Posted by Claude (16629 posts) -

I have a need to enter.

#40 Posted by DuderBattalion (284 posts) -

Count me in :D Thanks mods !

#41 Posted by Clubvodka (441 posts) -

I'd love to enter

#42 Posted by Diablochicken14 (136 posts) -

Count me in and thanks for being awesome as always mods!

#43 Posted by RedRocketWestie (381 posts) -

I'm very interested.

#44 Posted by SomeGuy (36 posts) -

Count me in.

#45 Posted by MordeaniisChaos (5904 posts) -

@MB: I enjoy entering things. Also Puzzle Agent has me hungry for more games in that hemisphere of genres.

#46 Posted by RWL_MU_OSU (124 posts) -

Not entering, but this post made me wonder when I officially joined the Giantbomb community.  Where do you find your join date?

#47 Posted by JeffGoldblum (3778 posts) -

I'm almost all of those criteria!

#48 Posted by RTSlord (1227 posts) -

sweet! im all of #2 but only 3b, not anything else of 3

#49 Posted by c_rakestraw (922 posts) -

Count me in. Always wanted to check out the Monkey Island series.

#50 Posted by CL60 (17120 posts) -

I am interested. Always wanted to play those games.

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