The Adventurer - Issue #5
We cross week number five! It’s The Adventurer: Every week, we send an email full of news, media, and who-knows-what (we don’t) – make sure to share all the fun with your friends and loved ones!
The Editor Welcomes You
Wow, it’s been a quiet week. You wouldn’t think that a NEW MONKEY ISLAND GAME was announced just over a month ago. It sure feels more like three months ago, right? I hope we get something new soon because the forums… well, see for yourself. I for one am keeping myself busy with Monkey Island 2: Special Edition, with the intention of getting through the whole series before the new entry makes its appearance. I’ll let you know how it goes.
Week in Review
As our CEO correctly asserted: quite a slow news week. The Sydney Morning Herald had a short chat with Ron and Dave, and that's about it. But! Who needs news when you can have rumors? Gossip, even.
Over at the Mojo Forums, one OzzieMonkey speculates that we will see more Return to Monkey Island at Summer Game Fest. Screenshots? Trailer? Demo? (How retro would that be?) We will find out on June 9th.
This is the kind of guesswork you, too, could be part of if you had a Mojo Forums account!
Poll of The Week
Look, there will be ReMI merch. That's the one thing we can say for certain -- LRG and its ilk will get their grubby little hands on your cash one way or another. And for good reasons:
Our scientific study found that 72% of you are ready to shell out up to $200 for ReMI swag, with 12% having no issues throwing out two big ones. $5,000 must have been considered too gauche for the remaining 16%, who instead found $10,000 to be a more appropriate number.
By the way, did we mention Mojo has a Patreon?
Grumpy Tweet of The Week
Grog! Grog! Grog!
elTee, Mojo’s resident mixologist, once again raids his liquor cabinet. This time: Koffie Van Brunt.
2 tablespoons chilled heavy whipping cream
2 tablespoons aged dark rum
2 tablespoons cherry Heering liqueur
2 teaspoons (packed) golden brown sugar
1 1/3 cups freshly brewed coffee
1 cinnamon stick
Whisk cream in small bowl until slightly thickened but still pourable. Divide rum, Cherry Heering, and brown sugar between 2 warm mugs. Add 2/3 cup hot coffee to each mug and stir to dissolve sugar. Spoon whipped cream atop coffee. Finely grate small amount of orange peel and cinnamon over drinks and serve.
Enjoy this jolly take on the ReMI trailer score!
Last Week’s Mojole Solution
06 May: “troll” – Something elTee often is classified as. Also guards the bridge in MI1.
07 May: “ralph” – Aka Ralphie, the gambler from MI2.
08 May: “mione” – Common abbreviation for Monkey Island 1, just with letters.
09 May: “jolly” – One character in EMI is credited as Jolly Pirate.
10 May: “cigar” – Smirk smokes 'em.
11 May: “luger” – Max's gun of choice -- not related to The Dig character whose name is Ludger. [Note: This was misspelled as "lugar" for a short period. Our intern typist was swiftly laid off.]
12 May: “chuck” – The Plant, Jordan, Rock, you name it.
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