Never played the first two

#1 Posted by Kung_Fu_Viking (717 posts) -

I have never played "Secret of Monkey Island" 1 or 2 so I was wondering if I can play this one without any background knowledge of those two previous games?

#2 Edited by Absurd (2934 posts) -

That's where I started, I'd say you'll still enjoy yourself.

#3 Posted by L33tfella_H (901 posts) -

the first 2 games tie in with the story a bit, but other than that...you'll just miss some in-jokes and characters/events from previous games. So it's not that big a deal.

#4 Posted by Kung_Fu_Viking (717 posts) -

OK sounds good. As long as it won't prevent me from making it through the game then that's fine. Perhaps I'll play the first two after this one.  
 
Cheers.

#5 Posted by Jimbo_N (1197 posts) -

You´ll miss out on characters and references that heighten the game experience but its not vital for your enjoyment of the game. 
You really should not miss the other two tho. Great great games.      
The best way would really be to start out with the recent remake of MI1, then try to get your hands on the 2nd one, but if you cant, go on to the third one. 
As a big fan I really recommend playing the first one before you go for MI3.

#6 Edited by MattyFTM (14431 posts) -

I played curse before I played the first two, an was fine but with Secret of Monkey Island Special Edition being out, I'd suggest playing that first.

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