The Secret of Monkey Island started a whole series of point and click adventure titles in 1990. A HD remaster appeared in 2009, which featured voice actors for the characters.

Fondly remembered for Guybrush Threepwood who is desperate to become a pirate as he arrives at Mêlée Island. You also meet the ghost pirate LeChuck.

If you were lucky enough to own a Roland MT-32 at the time, the music was beyond amazing. Not many of us did.

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James Woodcock

James is a Freelance Journalist, Copywriter, Author, Blogger & Podcaster specialising in gaming, gadgets and technology, both retro and modern. Ever since he experienced the first controllable pixel movement on the television screen, he has been entranced by the possibilities and rewarding entertainment value generated from these metal and plastic boxes of delight. Writing hundreds of articles, including commentary and reviews on various gaming platforms, whilst also interviewing well-known industry figures for popular online publications. Creator of the ScummVM Music Enhancement Project and host of the Game & Gadget Podcast. View his portfolio for more information.

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