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I have vague memories of Monkey Island 2 being fully voiced, but am worried that I might be slightly delusional.

Was there a voiced version of MI2 (prior to the Special Edition) or did the voice acting start in MI3?

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    Why are there votes to close this question as off topic? It seems fine to me. – Steve V. May 31 '13 at 21:23
  • @SteveV. "off-topic", though I don't know why – Zommuter Jun 3 '13 at 16:24
  • @SteveV Some people think that asking "Does X exist" is off-topic. – Mike R Sep 10 '15 at 21:41
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Wikipedia states that MI3 was the first in the series to feature voice acting:

The Curse of Monkey Island was the first game in the series to feature voice acting.

The MIWiki notes that the voices were added in the special edition:

Monkey Island 2 Special Edition: LeChuck's Revenge, released 19 years after the original game, uses updated graphics, adds voice-overs by many of the same actors as in the later games, [...]

From my personal memory, I don't recall it having voices. This was somewhat unusual for a CDROM release from Lucasarts, as most of their CDROM releases were talkies...

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    MI2 was originally released on floppies, not CDs. – KatieK May 31 '13 at 15:42
  • @KatieK, yes, but there was a CDROM release shortly thereafter. Usually the CDROM editions of LucasArts games came with voice overs (like Fate of Atlantis' CDROM release in '92) – agent86 May 31 '13 at 15:45
  • @agent86 - I don't recall a standalone CD version of Monkey Island 2, but there was a combination of 1 & 2 (which I think was re-released several times). The first game (CD version) had an updated interface, and the second Monkey Island had better sound (I think the original floppy version used MIDI files). – user101016 Mar 3 '15 at 11:14

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