Seventeen years on, Glottis is still the best (from Grim Fandango Remastered).
Thimbleweed Park, Ron Gilbert and Gary Winnick’s new spiritual successor to their 1987 game Maniac Mansion, just hit the end of a successful crowdfunding run with an impressive $626,250. Clearly a lot of people have fond memories of the Mansion, but how does it hold up now? Let’s revisit the intro.
I have very quickly fallen for the charms of Ed McMillen’s recently refurbished Zeldalike, so much so that I’m even managing to play it not-terribly on occasion. Here’s a video of one such occasion: A successful run to the end of Sheol with Azazel, unlocking two other characters in the process. It’s almost certainly the best I’ll ever do at it (even ignoring the difficulty increases which are still in store as I complete more runs), so it’s fortunate that I had a screen capture running to preserve my shining moment of
Twitchin’ it up, yo.