Tag Archives: Lucasarts

Game music: The Secret of Monkey Island

Monkey Island Banner

In my history of video game music series I sung the praises of LucasArts games in general and Monkey Island 2 in particular. I steered clear of the original Monkey Island, partly because I never played it, partly because I wanted to give it an entry all of its own.
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Game music: Grim Fandango

Grim Fandango OST CoverYet another humiliating hole in my game background. In researching my post on the early games of PC game music I read a lot about the LucasArts games, which included Grim Fandango. I was never able to afford it as a boy, and now – having listened to the soundtrack – I fully intend to rectify that.
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A personal history of game music: Part 3 – Dawn of the PC

Mario Sheet Music

The Spectrum may have been the formative computing experience of my early boyhood but I am, first and foremost, a child of the PC. So here we have part 3 of the series, the early years of the PC where the beeper still held sway. Competing with the might of the Amiga, the PC promised great things…
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