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Maniac Mansion: Day of the Tentacle (Macintosh)

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Advertising Blurbs

Sides of Triangular Box - DOS (US):
    THE EDISONS ARE AT IT AGAIN.
    Dr. Fred's mutated purple tentacle is out to take over the world. And only you can stop him. Travel through time with three outrageous characters in this wacky graphic adventure which features cartoon-style animation and over 100 zany sound effects.

    • Over 4,000 lines of recorded dialogue! • Featuring the voice of Richard Sanders, Les Nessman of WKRP in Cincinnati • FREE HINT BOOK included with game! • Full screen animation • Challenging puzzles for beginning and advanced players • Simple "point n' click" icon interface • Simultaneous control of three different characters • Re-write history • Visit exciting places and exotic time periods • Save the world

    Shock

    Mutation

    High Adventure

    Two Fisted Action

    Desperation

    Twisted History

    Romance

    Contributed by JudgeDeadd (12370) on Jul 08, 2009.

Back of Box - DOS (US):
    THE EDISONS ARE AT IT AGAIN.

    Dr. Fred's mutated purple tentacle is out to take over the world. And only you can stop him. Travel through time with three outrageous characters in this wacky graphic adventure which features cartoon-style animation and over 100 zany sound effects.

    Shock

    Mutation

    Desperation

    High Adventure

    Two Fisted Action

    Twisted History

    Romance

    Contributed by JudgeDeadd (12370) on Jul 08, 2009.

Summer 1996 LucasArts catalog:
    Don't miss the uproarious sequel to Maniac Mansion

    Day of the Tentacle offers an interactive cartoon adventure that pits you against Dr. Fred Edison's mutated pet tentacles. Do you have what it takes to save mankind?

    Contributed by RKL (5613) on Sep 27, 2003.

Winter 94/95 Lucasarts catalog:
    The hilarious sequel to Maniac Mansion, this interactive cartoon adventure draws players into a wacky world to save the planet from Dr. Fred Edison's mutated pet tentacles. By controlling three frenzied kids in three different time periods and employing warped cartoon logic, players can save mankind. The CD game features full-voice throughout, and the PC version has a "talkie" introduction.

    Contributed by RKL (5613) on Sep 25, 2003.

LucasArts Company Store Catalogue (Winter 1999/2000):
    The Edisons are at it again in this uproarious sequel to Maniac Mansion. Dr. Fred's mutated purple tentacle is out to take over the world and only you can stop him!

  • An interactive cartoon adventure set in three different time periods

  • Hundreds of puzzles featuring warped cartoon logic and humor

  • Features full voice and sound

    Contributed by コナン (76901) on May 30, 2001.