Issue #46: Grog! Grog! Grog! Indy!
After a week-long nap, we’re back and <del>everything</del> <ins>very little</ins> has changed.
I’d be lying if I said things are booming here in the Mojo Qorld right now—Albu is on his second conversation with Aaron Giles—but at least Jason can get his Indy on for a bit longer. Not only is Dial of Destiny showing off some new clips, but the older movies are also hitting Disney+. Hell, there might even be a game coming, maybe.
Hopefully, Jason won’t be hurt the way Willow almost crushed him.
Elsewhere, A Vampyre Story has made a glorious return to Steam. Granted, reports claim it doesn’t work, but at least you can say you own it should you choose to buy it.
What does work, and better than ever, is the NES version of Maniac Mansion. Jennifer returned from the dead just long enough to report on some unlikely updates.
Anything else? Steve Purcell released a piece of awesome May 4th Sam & Max art. And Ron partook in another fireside chat that I need to watch.
That’s it as far as news goes. But! For fun, let’s check out some Secret of Monkey Island trivia videos. Sure, you know all of their content, but let’s reminisce about how Guybrush can drown…
… and how you can spill grog all over the place:
Not a bad game that Monkey Island 1.
Full News Roundup
17 May: Indiana Jones comes to Disney Plus: Finally, the Grail Knight can die at peace.
16 May: Another Conversation with Aaron Giles: Aaron Giles: 2. Jim Ward: 0.
16 May: Indy and his goddaughter squabble at high speeds in Dial of Destiny clip: Looks and sounds like vintage stuff.
13 May: A Conversation with Denny Delk: Is it a really EVIL conversation?
12 May: Maniac Mansion NES Gets Uncensored Even More: It's even more than the uncensored prototype
10 May: A Vampyre Story haunts Steam once more: The wacky distribution saga for Bill’s abridged opus keeps unfolding.
10 May: Bethesda would like to remind you that they are making an Indy game, hypothetically: They can only say they're sorry so many times
10 May: A Conversation with Noah Falstein: Watching this will bring up your Indy quotient.
08 May: May the 8th Be With You: Something like that, right?
Last Week’s Mojole Results
11 May: “up####” – Uptime: Now and again, Mojo sees uptime. No pattern there, though.
12 May: “astral” – ... projection. Psychonauts power.
13 May: “vault#” – Where GDC hides videos that belong in a museum.
14 May: “rubber” – ... chicken with a pulley in the middle. Come on.
15 May: “pulley” – Rubber chicken with a ... in the middle. Come on.
16 May: “four##” – ... hours. Length of Daniel Albu's Bill Tiller chat.
17 May: “things” – Voodoo-n-Things. In an alternate universe it'd be a Mojo competitor.
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