Shrimp February 04. 2003

Jedi Outcast owns capt. mystery

nothing January 14. 2003

Well said captain well said.

Captain Mystery December 19. 2002

Oh my, a company's major financial decisions made by its own directors in a board room? Whatever next?

Captain Ashtray December 13. 2002

Captain Mystery, you stink. Lucas Arts should drop the Starwars line of games. Why? Because it's stagnant, stale, unimaginative, etc. We've seen way to many of these games. It's kinda like the Star Trek series. They are all piss poor quality and way too many. What next? JarJar's Woodland Adventure? Or maybe Sim Deathstar? Lucas Arts shouldn't have to rely on a franchise to make financial ends meet. What happened to their imagination? They can't make up new stories? Or new adventures? That's sad IMO. The Monkey Island series can stand on it's own with good writers. Where are the writers? Hmmm... I suppose it's the working stiffs in the board room making all the decisions.

Well, this guy isn't buying that crap and Captain Mystery is.

spitmaster November 19. 2002

Anyone for a Spitting Contest?

Ben_Whatsisname November 18. 2002

Wow - the stars and planets have all aligned perfectly for one night. :) For once, I agree with the Cap'n wholeheartedly. Good thinking, Mysterious One, and great argument. I'm a fan of the movies, not a die-hard drooling fanboy, mind you, but a fan. Not a real fan of the games, but Jedi Outcast and Pod Racer still get frequent spin-ups in my system just because Pod Racer is a fun drive and Outcast is a hell of an fps...

I admit, I am looking forward to Full Throttle II because the original has held my focus for so long I want to see where technology and time take the sequel. But, being a die-hard movie nitpicker, I know I will find faults in it because "perfection" is only possible for anyone if that one person goes to lucasarts and shapes each detail to their own vision. In other words, "Beauty is in the eye of the beer holder" - hehehe

I would like to point out something that you didn't though...not to conflict your views, but rather to add to them... How many of these "star wars games suck" people were the first to point out newfound star wars injokes in each newly released adventure game? Hmmm?

*looking out at crowd of anti-star wars adventurers* How many of you think you're worthy to cast the first stone?

Give 'em hell, Captain...

Andi Wan November 16. 2002

Gosh you are a condescending prick

Captain Mystery November 15. 2002

Yes, spoons are funny.

Andi Wan November 15. 2002

"Come over here so I can kill you. I got a spoon here. I wanna dig your heart out."

That's classic JBRAA! I love it!

spitmaster November 15. 2002

Oh,man... Stop already. This ain't go nothing to do with the initial topic.

JBRAA November 14. 2002

Come over here so I can kill you. I got a spoon here. I wanna dig your heart out.

Captain Mystery November 14. 2002

There already is such a function. It's called "not clicking to read them". You are a smart child.

JBRAA November 12. 2002

let me put it this way. please make a function so i can choose to not see 'captain mystery articles'. possible with php perhaps. i really dislike the mix of that kind of crap with monkey island. i'd still read captain mysterys articles, cause they are (or were) interesting. but i'd want them on another site. thats it. you're really doing a good job webmastering this site otherwise remi.

MrManager November 12. 2002

That question doesn't make sense to me. Right now I'm eating lunch and typing this message, if that's the answer you're looking for.

JBRAA November 11. 2002

"we are doing this web page for fun and to provide people with information about Monkey Island" remi what are you doing?

Andi Wan November 05. 2002

Yeah, Mystery should know alot about that. He is the king of retarded comment battlers.

Oh and if that was directed at me Jake, fuck off.

Captain Mystery November 04. 2002


Andi Wan November 04. 2002

My interest in you and this conversation is exhausted. I have one last point in summation though:

I think your columns are a primitively written and ill conceived waste of space, and I think you needed to be hugged more as a child.

Rebut if you can be bothered.

Captain Mystery November 04. 2002

Andi: Because writing about things that are great and really super-fun nice and that I like a lot doesn't seem very interesting.

MDChurchill November 04. 2002

Couldn't agree more.

Andi Wan November 03. 2002

I apologise for the typing error. I thought I had written "you are". However, you can hardly claim to be perfect either. For instance:

"There was nothing wrong the grammar in my post."

So don't lecture me. The reason I didn't pick up my error earlier is because you tried to tell me that "you are" MUST be written as "you're". Refer to previous comments for this one.

But we are moving away from the point. Why do you waste your time talking about things that you don

JBRAA November 03. 2002

I downloaded a Star Wars PC game once. It was when I had my 28.8 modem. It had about 4 colours or something and the speed was insane. Must have been created for a 286 or something. Or 80-86 hehe.

Erdan November 03. 2002

Just posting to say: good article. A bit long though. Could you, Captain, perhaps write less? It hurts my eyes to be staring at the screen for so long. Oh, and great joke. "My asking me". Still laughing. Brought tears to my eyes. Oh God...

spitmaster - S

Captain Mystery November 03. 2002

"Your" does not mean "you are" in any context. So to say "But if your asking me" is just plain dumb.

This is getting petty, but I am petty, so I don't care. My comment "what about my asking me?" was a joke playing on the fact that you used the phrase "your", which would indicate something belonging to me.

Andi Wan November 02. 2002

No, I could have chosen to express myself in the vulgar abbreviated form, but I chose not to. You must be an American. I don't think I will be taking any english lessons from you in the near future.

If you don't think anything is wrong with "What about my asking me?", you need to go back to school (or perhaps you are still there judging by your level of expression). But since you feel it is a valid response, I will try to decipher it as best I can.

You asked me why I cared enough to comment. I responded, then queried why you take the time to comment on issues you distain.

Captain Mystery November 02. 2002

There was nothing wrong the grammar in my post. I'll explain it to you...and for free!

You were asking about something belonging to me (that's what 'your' means). If you wanted to say "But if you are asking me", you should have abbreviated you are to 'you're'.

So if you knew how to write, it would have been "If you're asking me."

Here ends the lesson!

Andi Wan November 02. 2002

Grammar Captain, grammar.

I didn't even understand your last post. Please restate it in an intelligible manner.

Captain Mystery November 02. 2002

"But if your asking me"

What about my asking me?

Andi Wan November 02. 2002

I only read 1/3 of the article, then skipped to the last sentence. You were just stating the bleeding obvious. There was nothing "shocking", about it at all. The fact that it was consummately pedestrian is reason enough to care.

But the reason I am continuing to care is because I'm sick of you and your self important attitude.

But if you are asking me why I bother to comment on issues that I don't care about, then why do you write articles about a community you so obviously despise. Why do YOU feel the need to comment, at length!!

Captain Mystery November 01. 2002

I like how you don't care so much you feel the need to comment.

Andi Wan October 31. 2002

Geeze, now you really are grabbing at straws CAPTAIN Boring, oh sorry, Mystery. Picking me up on spelling mistakes in a hurriedly typed message really is the new low point in your ongoing search for attention. (And we all thought the Star Wars article was as low as you could go.)

It is really time to abandon your pompous, self important tirades because nobody cares anymore.

Erwin_Br October 31. 2002

*eek!* you calling me clown *was* shocking. Maybe you're not that dead after all.

Oh, and that's Mr. Clown to you, Mister.

Captain Mystery October 31. 2002

It's Captain to you, clown.

Erwin_Br October 31. 2002

Aww come on! This article isn't shocking at all. I hope you haven't lost the touch, Mr. Mystery.

Captain Mystery October 31. 2002

Andi Wan: it's just you. And just to show I can be original, I won't comment on your spelling mistakes.

Andi Wan October 31. 2002

Is it me, or is captian mystery becoming increasingly boring. I think it might be time for him to get over the power trip and move on.

benjoyce October 31. 2002

Well, how can we know it if you haven't even showed a picture?
By the way, I think you should shave! And maybe dye your hair with red dye #2

Captain Mystery October 30. 2002

More people need to vote on how sexy I am.

MrManager October 30. 2002

Even the worst Star Wars game has sold pretty well. A good (bad?) example is Force Commander, which hung in the top 5 for a while.

mr. teliot October 30. 2002

I wonder... Do they really make that much money from the star wars games? I don't think I know anyone who has actually bought one. I also think the Star Wars games are really bad publicity for Lucasarts since they are all really crappy games (except for Jedi outcast) and always get shit reviews (except for jedi outcast again).

Balanchuy October 30. 2002

allot of the star wars games are good but that doesnt mean there isnt too many.
and has lucas arts made an rpg before?

ED October 29. 2002


no wait hang on I agree with him this time.

Spit Master October 29. 2002

I agree with Benjoyce, and I think that the Captain got the point.
But, I also think(maybe I

benjoyce October 29. 2002

Well I'm not really interested in RTX and Gladius, but I agree that a greedy company in this commercial state would not stop easy money making.

But Monkey Island players yearn for a change. MI community wants to see something more that refixing and reoptimizing an SW game engine and exchanging the charcters from Episode one to 2. They yell for something original. And aadly, M. Mystery, you didn't make the grade here, I think. You've proved your point, but I can't accept. There are still too many SW games.

And let's check "Ye Olde Poll" and see how the Captain changed others minds about SW games. (Current State:Too many: 61% The Cpt. is so sexy: 39% Not enough : _0%_ out of 18 people's votes)Hmmm, It is interesting.

marek@adventuregamer October 29. 2002


Wait, no, I don't. Great article.

mercatfat October 28. 2002

Well, he's right. Again.

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