Lucasarts games coming to GOG.com, out now [6 to start, 14+ more games to follow]

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I liked The Dig because it was the only SCUMM game that was really, really serious. Not the best story or anything, but it was very different because it had really no humor. It almost felt like a Stephen King book adapted into a game for kids.
It was actually going to be a movie, but back then the budget for it would just be to costly to even consider. I bet they could do one now!
 
Mar 31, 2009
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The Windows versions are missing iMUSE which is a massive omission.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IMUSE
The TIE release statement sounds like it'll have a choice between both versions which is amazing. Though the XWING one only talks about the imuse version which is odd, but it's the better one so I'm not too fussed.

I like you. EVEN AFTER THOSE SLIGHTLY DISPARAGING GRIM FANDANGO REMARKS
lol

I'm leaving that alone this time
 
Nov 25, 2012
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I have been wanting to play tie fighter and x-wing for weeks now, if gog has them then maybe i'll be asking work for a lay off so I can buy a joystick and play all winter.
 
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Good to see that my fears that GOG only got Disney's Steam catalogue wasn't warranted. Roll on the classics, and in for some vintage Sam & Max.
Good on disney for going through with this, btw. These types of games should have been online from day 1.

I really am loving how GoG is becoming the PC version of the Virtual Console, btw. So many great classic PC games that deserve a second life.
 
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Really strange that KOTOR is only PC and Linux even though you can get the Mac version on steam. GoG is weird like that with some games... Looks like Sam and Max & Indiana Jones have Mac versions.
Did a middleman like Aspyr do the OSX port of KotOR? That would explain why GOG/Disney didn't go out of their way to pay licensing fees, at least not for now.
 
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Curse will be awesome once they get it up. I never made it far as a child, but at least my dad had the good taste to buy it.
Curse has the best animation and (sung) song in any game, don't think it's ever been topped, at least by a game of comparable quality (the song or hand drawn animation, it truly feels like your'e playing a cartoon). I replayed it a few years ago, and it holds up amazingly well, except perhaps a few of the inventory puzzles / scavenger hunts, but there's always easy mode if you're worried about that stuff.
 
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Yes, they will have been. When they come out check out the "Works on:" section as seen here on the right hand side:

http://www.gog.com/game/wasteland_2_digital_classic_edition

X wing, TIE Fighter & Monkey Island Special Edition will probably be windows only and FATE and Sam&Max are stated to work on Mac & Linux (probably since they'll run under scummvm), and KOTOR will also run on Linux apparently.
There is no imuse in the windows verions of Xwing/TIE fighter, so if they're listing imuse as a feature it's the DOS version. From the thread on GOG's forums, it sounds like TIE Fighter is both, and X-Wing is DOS only, but we'll see soon enough.
 
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http://www.gog.com/forum/general/new_publisher_disneylucasfilm_28_oct_2014

Confirmed.

The day has finally come and the holy grail of classic gaming has arrived on GOG.com. Welcome, Lucasfilm games! You are among friends, here! We're proud to announce a new partnership with ©Disney that allows for the DRM-free release of about 30 classic titles from the cult-classic developer. We know you waited long for this moment, so we want to reunite you with those golden oldies with as little delay as possible. Today, to start with a bang, we are releasing a selection of 6 acclaimed titles from Lucas' most famous gaming franchises, so that the Disney/Lucasfilm catalog on GOG.com is made impressive from day one. Here are the great titles you can get right away:

Star Wars™: X-Wing Special Edition - digital distribution debut, on GOG.com!
Star Wars™: TIE Fighter Special Edition - digital distribution debut, on GOG.com!
Sam & Max Hit the Road - digital distribution debut, on GOG.com!
The Secret of Monkey Island™: Special Edition
Indiana Jones® and the Fate of Atlantis™
Star Wars®: Knights of the Old Republic

Note that numerous Lucas titles, including 3 from the launch lineup (Sam & Max Hit the Road, Star Wars™: X-Wing Special Edition, Star Wars™: TIE Fighter Special Edition), are available digitally for the first time ever, ready to play with no fuss on modern operating systems. With more fantastic titles headed for our Disney/Lucasfilm catalog, you can expect to see Lucas games popping up frequently on GOG.com in the coming months.
They haven't officially announced yet but someone found this thread, too. :)
 
Jun 23, 2010
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I own a disc copy of Sam and Max but will gladly double dip for quickie digital ver. ^O^.
I just need my paycheck to arrive early though :V
 
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There is no imuse in the windows verions of Xwing/TIE fighter, so if they're listing imuse as a feature it's the DOS version. From the thread on GOG's forums, it sounds like TIE Fighter is both, and X-Wing is DOS only, but we'll see soon enough.
I was replying to someone asking what modern os's GOG releases are compatible with.
 
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Yeah I just installed Sam & Max from my disc copy to my iPad like this past week for a trip I took. Its still in my PC's DVD drive right now haha.

I'd be interested to see if anything of that DoTT remake resurfaces with this. I doubt it, but I can dream!
 
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Curse has the best animation and (sung) song in any game, don't think it's ever been topped, at least by a game of comparable quality (the song or hand drawn animation, it truly feels like your'e playing a cartoon). I replayed it a few years ago, and it holds up amazingly well, except perhaps a few of the inventory puzzles / scavenger hunts, but there's always easy mode if you're worried about that stuff.
Sung by none other than Scrooge McDuck.
 
Apr 18, 2010
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TIE FIGHTER!!!

Damn. Damn. I reckon i need to get a joystick then (could finally play Freespace 2 and Independence War (I-War) too...). Any solid but cheap ones that are easily enough available?
 
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Now I just need X-wing alliance, though maybe that's not quite as regarded as its precursors. Maybe not quite "old enough" either.
Solid, fun game if you ask me, though some missions are ridiculously difficult. Or were, it might be that i wasn't really good enough when i was younger.
And the enemy capital ships having perfect point defenses make torpedoes a bit useless.