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The Secret of Monkey Island is a point-and-click graphical adventure game released by Lucasfilm Games in 1990.

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How to start The Secret Of Monkey Island in ScummVM?

When I'm trying to add The Secret Of Monkey Island on ScummVM v2.5.0 on my Chromebook I get the error "ScummVM could not find any game in the specified directory!". Does someone knows how to ...
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Sharing ScummVM saves between Linux/Raspberry Pi and Linux/x86_64

I have some save files from playing ScummVM on a Raspberry Pi (specifically, for Monkey Island 1). When I copy the ~/.scummvm/monkey.s* files from the RasPi to my x86_64 notebook, they show up in the ...
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What was the point of each verb/action in Monkey Island?

I played the first Monkey Island more than 20 years ago and I remember that the user interface was showing many verbs/actions (give, open, close, pick up, etc.) to choose from. If I remember well I ...
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Alternative counter-insults in Monkey Island 1?

Are there more than one possible reply to the insults? I vaguely remember playing Secret of Monkey Island a long time ago and ending up in a sword fight against either a pirate or the sword master, ...
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Do you have to sink the boat to complete Monkey Island 1?

In MI1, you can sink the boat where the three useless pirates are hanging out. I haven't seen this effect the gameplay in any way (I kept expecting to find them on the island somewhere). Then, in the ...
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What's the lowest price for a ship that one can talk Stan down to in The Secret of Monkey Island?

I know that you can't buy your ship from Stan without doing some bargaining. I've been able to bargain enough to make it so that I can afford the ship, but I'm curious what the lowest possible ...
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Do I have to learn all of the insults and comebacks to be able to advance in The Secret of Monkey Island?

When I get to the insult sword-fighting stage of The Secret of Monkey Island, do I have to learn every single insult and comeback in order to beat the Sword Master?
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