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Community Level 1cyniccyanide

cyniccyanide

"Ooooh! That was a good one!"

AdvantagesAn increase in graphics, and now with spoken voices

DisadvantagesGameplay just not long enough

"...I'm surely done for. Only the hope of finding my love, Elaine, keeps me going. And my quest for the "fabulous" treasure called Big Whoop has left me in this sorry state. I thought it would bring me fame and glory. Instead, it delivered me into the clutches of my enemy, the Zombie Pirate LeChuck. I'd thwarted his evil plot to marry Elaine and he was after revenge..." You are Guybrush Threepwood, mighty pirate. Finding yourself stranding in a bumper ..." Read review
04.12.2005

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Community Level 6seagulls-l...

seagulls-lost-horizon

Here Be Pirates

AdvantagesEntertaining, fun and not too short

DisadvantagesSome tricky parts

"...just done having now finished the game. So what in store for the potential ‘The Curse Of Monkey Island’ game player, well read on and you’ll find out... ~~Introduction~~ This is the third instalment in the ‘Monkey Island’ game series, but the first I’ve played. As you might know I have been addicted to ‘Tomb Raider’ for the last few years, having played all but one so far. After playing three Tomb Raider games virtually back to back, it was time ..." Read review
16.02.2002

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Community Level 2Chompish

Chompish

My name is Guybrush.

AdvantagesBrilliant graphics. Smooth gameplay.

DisadvantagesNone.

"...this game was simply on the strength of the first two installments which I had for my Amiga. They were both absolutely brilliant and gave me lots and lots of hours of pleasure. To say that this game was better was a massive understatement. As you would imagine, the graphics are improved as well as the gameplay. The level of humour has also been vastly improved. The Introduction - The Curse of Monkey Island is the third installment in one of the ..." Read review
24.07.2001

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Community Level 7wampyrii

wampyrii

Spanking The Virtual Monkey

Advantagessee review

Disadvantagessee review

"Avast ye scurvy dogs! Swap the decks, shiver me timbers, walk the plank and bone the cabin boy because after a five year gap Guybrush Threepwood pirate wannabee extraordinaire is back for another swashbuckling adventure. Prepare to laugh your butt off. It had been 5 long years before The Monkey Island series gained its 3rd instalment, Lucas Arts going very quiet after the bizarre ending of the second in the series. Of course, nothing short of bizarre ..." Read review
31.03.2002

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Community Level 6Sarah_Louise

Sarah_Louise

The original Final Fantasy games

AdvantagesFunny, I got my copy for free!, surprisingly difficult

DisadvantagesIn comparison to todays standards the graphics, playability, sound quality, etc, etc are poor.

"N.B. The ratings i've given this game, e.g. graphics, originality, etc. above are in relation to the games that were available when Monkey Island first hit the shops. So, although I've rated it as 'graphics = ok' by todays standard they really are poor. I know this game is really, really old. And all of you that are into your modern PS2 games with excellent graphics may not understand fully what I'm about to say.... this has to be one of my ..." Read review
14.04.2002

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Community Level 6CaptainDis...

CaptainDisaster

The Best Yet

AdvantagesGreat cartoon-like graphics, good sound, GREAT FUN!

DisadvantagesNone...

"...Island Bounty Pack" which contains the first 3 Monkey Island games. If you haven't seen them before and you like adventure games don't have any hesitation at all over buying this if you see it! This third instalment features rather better graphics and sound than the first 2. (I searched the documentation for ages but strangely there was no mention of minimum system requirements - all I can say for sure if that it runs 100% okay on a 433MHz processor ..." Read review
26.12.2000

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Community Level 1drw25

drw25

An adventure full of piratey goodness!

Advantagesgood cartoony graphics, music, sfx

Disadvantagesno 3d accelaration ;-)

"This is the best graphical adventure game that I have played. It is now at a budget price, along with its predecessors - The Secret of Monkey Island and Lechuck's Revenge. The main character is a guy called Guybrush Threepwood who manages to turn his girlfriend into a golden statue by unleashing a horrible voodoo curse. People of all ages will like this game with its intuitive interface, high-resolution graphics and good-natured humour. There is ..." Read review
11.09.2000

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Community Level 2Azurel

Azurel

LeChuck returns.

AdvantagesWell animated graphics.

DisadvantagesPuzzle solutions can be a bit obscure

"This is the third game in the Monkey Island series and goes along much the same lines as the other two. The plot is a continuation from the previous games, but makes perfect sense on its own. In the Curse of Monkey Island Guybrush Threepwood is the unlikely hero who is trying to save fiancee from the evil LeChuck, who was thought to be dead at the end of the last game, but no, like any good villain he has more lives than your average cat. LeChuck ..." Read review
10.04.2002

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Community Level 1Darth_Mills

Darth_Mills

The series gets better...

AdvantagesGood Music, Voices, Graphics, and Very Funny

DisadvantagesThe Ending

"...been tough to make. The Secret of Monkey Island was a success. Monkey Island 2: LeChuck's Revenge took that winning formula and improved it. Could LucasArts ever produce something worthy of its prequels? Well they did. And they did it well. At the start, we find Guybrush Threepwood lost at sea aboard a Dodgem. Yes, a bumper car. He is reminiscing about his girlfriend, the love of his life, Elaine Marley, when he floats into a battle between his ..." Read review
09.02.2001

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Community Level 6CaptainDis...

CaptainDisaster

The Best Yet

Advantagesgood graphics, sound, inmmensely playable, very funny

DisadvantagesNone...

"...Island Bounty Pack" which contains the first 3 Monkey Island games. If you haven't seen them before and you like adventure games don't have any hesitation at all over buying this if you see it! This third instalment features rather better graphics and sound than the first 2. (I searched the documentation for ages but strangely there was no mention of minimum system requirements - all I can say for sure if that it runs 100% okay on a 433MHz processor ..." Read review
26.12.2000

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Community Level 1TKD_Ben

TKD_Ben

The Curse of Monkey Island By TKD Ben

AdvantagesComedy, Great Cut Scenes

DisadvantagesStory is Short

"...a quick summery of what the game offers. Graphics. I personally love the graphics of this game and the game series has taken a huge leap from monkey island 2: LeChucks revenge. With a resolution of 640 x 480 the graphics are not up todays standard but if you take into consideration the game was made in 1997 the graphics are very good. 7/10 Sounds. Voice, Sound and Music are definitely something that make this game the voice's all suit there ..." Read review
26.11.2006

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Community Level 6craigy_bab...

craigy_baby_2000

A game made of pure gold

AdvantagesGood plot, 3D, challenging

DisadvantagesDifficult, hard, challenging

"Monkey Island 3 (called the Curse of Monkey Island) is the third in the set of games to be released by LucasArts. The games all have one aim to set to their players - to be challenging. However don't let that put you off. It is a very good game indeed. The idea is to reveal a story by completing certain tasks within the game. Sounds complicated? It isn't. One thing that this game does have which puts it ahead of all the other adventures is it has ..." Read review
21.11.2000

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Community Level 2speedygit

speedygit

The Curse of Monkey Island

Advantagesyou dont need a very fast computer

Disadvantagesnone

"The curs of Monkey Island is full of great puzzles and laghter it is sooooo funny.This is how the starts your called Guybrush Threepwood and you turn your girlfriend ellain in to a solid gold statue,when you figure out how to save ellain she gets stolen.and you have to get her back from the monkeys,your enemy in the game is Captain Le Chuck the Zombie Pirate and he wants elain to be his bride.you do all sorts of wacky stuff example:you tip cooking ..." Read review
11.07.2000

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Community Level 1Artanis

Artanis

Monkey Island Trilogy

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"The Curse Of Monkey Island is the 3rd and Final Installation in the Monkey Island Trilogy. I bought this game because I found the rest of them so good and I enjoy adventure games. The game for me was very easy as I am an expert at adventure games. If you like adventure games try the monkey island trilogy. I found this game very good. The graphics of the game are exellent as its made for the PC. It is very cartoony and Guybrush the main character ..." Read review
20.08.2000

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Community Level 1Ninier25

Ninier25

Best PC game ever. Hands Down!

AdvantagesGraphics are awsome and the story just gets better

DisadvantagesNONE NONE NONE

"...last of three is like the icing on the cake. Guybrush is busy trying to find Elaine and when he does he turns her into gold. She gets stolen and he is once again on a quest to do the righ thing. If you like to laugh while you play and find some interesting things then play it. Play it and play it again. It's like a book that you can't put down. I have played it through at least 5 times already and the others Monkey Island 2 and 1 I have played at ..." Read review
24.09.2000

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