Posts tagged oldschool
You thought it was the last time you’d ever see your favorite purple ape in 2005 after Bonzi.com was shut down for installing malicious spyware code in their program?
Think again! Your favorite Internet surfing companion can be brought back to life! And I will show you how, through your own Dr. Frankenstein experiment.
But why Trag, why would you want to bring back such a godawful and annoying Barney-esque monster from the past? It’s simple see, once my army of Bonzi’s are ready and I obtain enough bananas to power our… well let’s just say I have my reasons.
First thing is first, this is not the original BonziBuddy program – I have searched and searched and I am unable to find an installer on the web. I would love to try it in a Win98 sandbox environment. However…
Have some old classic Lucasarts titles sitting around that won’t play on your fancy Windows Vista machine (or even *gasp* Windows 7?!) Well you can Download ScummVM and run them just like you were still running a 486!
If you seem to have misplaced your game disks, there are a few people around the internet who have titles available online such as The Secret of Monkey Island and Monkey Island 2, LeChuck’s Revenge, and even Loom! You can find all your favorite classics online if you look hard enough, just make sure to virus scan, and know it’s illegal to download them without paying if you do not own the original. lol wut
Steam offers the Original Monkey Island download bundled with their new Special Edition version, which is quite nice. They sell it for $20 and I believe it’s worth every penny, being able to re-play one of my favorite classic games with a fresh feel.
Telltale Games even just released the final of 5 chapters of “Tales of Monkey Island,” the fifth installment into the game series, which Ron Gilbert (creator of Monkey Island and other Lucasarts Classics) himself even worked on! He has not worked on a Monkey Island game since LeChuck’s Revenge in 1992.