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Author Topic: BACK TO THE FUTURE PART III: TIMELINE OF MONKEY ISLAND  (Read 1048 times)

The Fan Game - Back to the Future Part III: Timeline of Monkey Island

Deep in the Caribbean among stinking pirates, insults, and sword fighting, Marty and Doc go back one more time for their greatest adventure of all. Doc is living in the past, but he's about to be history because the timeline has changed! Marty makes a name for himself. Doc meets his mate, and Tannen meets his Duel.
Daniele Spadoni invite you play at a timeline never seen before, an adventure that will have no end.

Based on characters created by Robert Zemeckis
Bob Gale - Ron Gilbert - Dave Grossman - Tim Schafer

A Daniele Spadoni Production

Pixel Artist - Davide Spadoni

- PLOT -

Marty finally gets the almanac, leaving Biff to crash into a manure truck.
As Doc hovers above in the time machine; Marty burns the almanac, reversing Biff's changes to the timeline.
Then later a portal opens and sucks the car into it before Marty can join him on the time machine.
A few seconds later, a member of the Guild of Weavers appears bringing him a message: "The timeline has changed! Doc was transported back to 1655!" “Largo LaGrande” attempted to save “LeChuck” with a voodoo temporal spell. Wrong target.”
Bobbin Threadbare gives him a map describing where the DeLorean time machine is located.
The Map mentions that located in the DeLorean are instructions on how to repair it, using 1955 components, so that Marty can return to 1985.
Dr. Emmett Brown is shocked to see Marty moments after sending him back to 1985 and he faints outside of the Hill Valley Courthouse.
After they recover the DeLorean inside a cave in the Caribbean, they discover a tombstone bearing Doc's name that states that he died on July 3,1655.
The tombstone also reads that Doc had been “Shot in the back by William "Dogfish" Tannen, over a matter of eighty pieces of eight and was erected for him “By his beloved Carla, the Sword Master of Mêlée Island". Marty decides to go back to 1655 to rescue his comrade.


F7 - Restore game
F5 - Save game
F9 - Quit game

When was this pirate hanged in Jamaica?
Type in your answer: 1655



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The Fan Game - Back to the Future Part III: Timeline of Monkey Island and all related marks, logos and characters are solely owned by LucasArts and Universal Pictures, Amblin Entertainment. The Fan Game is not endorsed by, sponsored by, not affiliated with LucasArts, Universal Pictures or any other franchise, and is non-commercial Fan-made game intended for recreational use. No commercial exhibition or distribution is permitted. No alleged independent rights will be asserted against LucasArts and Universal Pictures, Amblin Entertainment Company.



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Re: BACK TO THE FUTURE PART III: TIMELINE OF MONKEY ISLAND
« Reply #1 on: 17 Feb 2019, 22:45 »
I started the short game tonight.

I found the first puzzle rather off-putting with its lack of direction and finicky interface.

Then the story went all over the place and I quit. Admittedly, I was probably too tired.

« Last Edit: 18 Feb 2019, 19:27 by Creamy »
 


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Re: BACK TO THE FUTURE PART III: TIMELINE OF MONKEY ISLAND
« Reply #3 on: 18 Feb 2019, 12:09 »
it is kind of interesting but I also quit late night. Will start a hints + tips thread though...

Re: BACK TO THE FUTURE PART III: TIMELINE OF MONKEY ISLAND
« Reply #4 on: 19 Feb 2019, 00:38 »
I completed the game, but I have to admit, not without partially watching a walkthrough.  The interface was really clumsy, and the pixel-hunting hotspots in a few areas made me quit twice (until I found said walkthrough).

Although, like most people on these boards, I am a huge, huge 90’s Sierra/Lucasarts adventure game junki—er, fan, this game really WAS all over the place like another poster mentioned.  I do appreciate the throwbacks to the Lucasarts characters & places, but I’m not sure that it really added to the experience of the story.  There were a couple of red herrings (one in particular near the end) that were extremely frustrating. 

I don’t mean to sound so negative—it’s a cute game and I love the graphics style, even the ripped-off graphics.  Interesting idea for a game...just needs lots of fine-tuning, imho.  But hey...it’s better than I could do and I have no doubt a lot of hard work went into creating it.  Thanks for making it!  ;)
« Last Edit: 19 Feb 2019, 00:41 by SarahLiz »

Re: BACK TO THE FUTURE PART III: TIMELINE OF MONKEY ISLAND
« Reply #5 on: 19 Feb 2019, 05:11 »
My comments are similar to SarahLiz:

- I found the interface difficult to use, especially at the beginning
- I was able to get through the puzzles on my own at the beginning of the game but I found myself doing the old "mouse over paint" to find otherwise not-very-visible hotspots
- I found the flow to be all over the place and hard to follow at times.
- Like SarahLiz, I needed to watch the walkthrough for a few of the puzzles that honestly, I would never have solved on my own.

Overall, it was fun and playable and a decent experience.