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June 2001

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Saturday, June 30, 2001

Mojo's EMI PS2 review
Posted by RemiO @ 0:50 BST ( Comments 3 )
The always enigmatic Andrew "lollyboy" Langley has graced us with a terrific review of the PS2 version of EMI. The article focuses on the differences between the PC and PS2 versions, and is well worth a read. Check it out here.

Thursday, June 28, 2001

More PS2 For You
Posted by Skyfox @ 5:36 BST ( Comments 0 )
Gamespot UK are also running a competition to win one of 10 copies of EMI for the PS2! Once again, the question is stunningly hard... so even you die-hard monkey fans should be stewing over this for days. (end sarcasm)

Wednesday, June 27, 2001

Another EMI Competition
Posted by RemiO @ 11:45 BST ( Comments 0 )
Seems that EMI PS2 giveaway contests is the flavour of the month. The latest one is over at Games Radar UK where they're giving away 10 copies of the game. Beware though, the question is really hard! Check it out here.

Thanks to MrClam for the news.

Tuesday, June 26, 2001

Are You A Winner?
Posted by Emma @ 14:22 BST ( Comments 1 )
Did you enter the recent competition at The Clearly Unofficial EFMI Site? If so then you might be one of the following lucky winners...

  • David

  • Patrick Shield

  • Rudy

  • Joonas Linkola

  • Bob Smack

  • Congratulations to all of these winners! Also, anyone who still wants the chance to win themself a copy of EMI for the PS2 can enter the competition over at Mixnmojo.

    Saturday, June 23, 2001

    That LucasArts Poll
    Posted by RemiO @ 0:32 BST ( Comments 3 )
    Ok, so we didn't kick major bootay in last weeks LEC poll (you know the one - "Which of the following fan sites do you visit most often?" - the one in which you voted for us? right? right!), but 6% isn't all that bad. Take into consideration that we only write about Monkey Island, and add our host Mixnmojo's 10%... Well, we did quite respectably actually. View the results here.

    This week, the poll reads "Vote for your favorite chat username for Guybrush Threepwood". Interestingly enough, "Skyfox" isn't an option.

    Thursday, June 21, 2001

    EMI Mac Pathes 2 - PC Patches 1
    Posted by Skyfox @ 16:19 BST ( Comments 8 )
    For those (few) of you who have the Mac version of EMI.. a second patch is available. Download Version 1.1.2... but you will also need Version 1.1.1 installed first.

    Wednesday, June 20, 2001

    Mixnmojo EMI PS2 Competition!
    Posted by Emma @ 20:13 BST ( Comments 0 )
    Would you like to win yourself a copy of EMI for the PS2? If the answer is yes, then you might be interested in getting yourself over to Mixnmojo where they have a competition to win the game. All you have to do is design a banner to promote Mojo and you could be on your way to winning your very own copy of EMI for the PS2 as well as some other goodies! More details can be found by following this link. Good luck!

    EMI for PS2 released
    Posted by RemiO @ 12:53 BST ( Comments 0 )
    Straight from the horse's... er... mouth - the Playstation 2 version of EMI should be hitting the stores all over Northern America in the next couple of days, according to the LEC website. New features include streamlined Monkey Kombat, additional mini games and slightly enhanced graphics.

    Mixnmojo's trip to LucasArts
    Posted by RemiO @ 10:58 BST ( Comments 0 )
    Mixnmojo has posted a report on their recent visit to Skywalker Ranch and LucasArts. With no less than 55 pictures to prove that they had a totally cool trip, this article is well worth a read.

    And doesn't that desktop background look familiar?

    Saturday, June 16, 2001

    LEC Budget Range In UK
    Posted by Emma @ 23:18 BST ( Comments 2 )
    LEC have finally brought us British folks an LEC budget range which contains CMI and another great adventure game you may have heard of - Grim Fandango. The games cost about 12.99 each, which is pretty decent considering they are classics.

    Thanks to Socrates for this news!

    Vote For Us!
    Posted by RemiO @ 0:23 BST ( Comments 10 )
    The current LucasArts poll reads...

    "Which of the following fan sites do you visit most often?"

    ... and The Scummbar is one of the choices. Yes, we're in with the in-crowd now! Go vote for your favourite Monkey Island site here.

    Tuesday, June 12, 2001

    Insult Arm Wrestling
    Posted by RemiO @ 10:40 BST ( Comments 0 )
    LucasArts have come up with another little advertising gem, following their Ep. 1-styled ads. An interactive Insult Arm Wrestling game can be found at various PS2 sites, as well as the official EMI page. Play it here.

    Thanks to Johan Beentjes for the news.

    Thursday, June 7, 2001

    Monkey Island Makes GameSpy List
    Posted by Emma @ 4:04 BST ( Comments 0 )
    Gaming website GameSpy have graced us with a list of their top 10 list of memorable gaming moments, in which Monkey Island comes in a pretty decent fifth place. Take a look here and also see what other games made the list.

    Saturday, June 2, 2001

    Win EMI for the PS2!
    Posted by Emma @ 22:30 BST ( Comments 0 )
    The Clearly Unofficial EFMI Website has a competition where YOU can be one of five winners who will win their very own copy of the upcoming version of EMI for the PS2! To enter just follow this link. Good luck!

    Bill Tiller Chat Transcript
    Posted by RemiO @ 22:09 BST ( Comments 0 )
    Yesterday's Bill Tiller chat turned out to be a minor success. 35 people showed up, which isn't bad when you take the late announcement into consideration, plus the... erm... technical difficulties we had yesterday. Check out the log to find out what Bill had to say.

    Many thanks to Bill for taking time out of his busy schedule to do this chat with us.

    Friday, June 1, 2001

    Bill Tiller IRC Chat... Tonight
    Posted by Skyfox @ 18:41 BST ( Comments 0 )
    As a follow up to our Bill tiller Interview... Bill has agreed to log onto IRC and #monkey-island and chat to you... the ordinary monkey. So if you want to ask Bill your own questions or if you just wanna watch and learn the colour of his toothbrush... then join #monkey-island tonight at 7pm PST (10pm EST or 3am UK time).

    Bill is a busy man, so as usual with something like this... if for some reason he cannot attend, no sulking!

    Gilbert's New Gig
    Posted by RemiO @ 16:10 BST ( Comments 4 )
    Ron Gilbert has established a new company, named Hulabee Entertainment. Their first product, SportsSquad.com, is a sports service for kids on the Internet, which incidentally opened its doors yesterday. We wish Ron the best of luck with his new outing.

    Thanks to John Locke for the news.

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