Sam & Max Episode 1: Culture Shock (Windows)

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Description

Sam and Max are back! And they must stop a bunch of young stars from a 70's TV series who are annoying the neighborhood. They'll soon discover those kids are under the effect of hypnosis, perpetrated by an evil genius known as Brady Culture.

Sam and Max: Culture Shock is the first of a series of episodes Telltale is releasing based upon the freelance police dog & rabbit franchise created by Steve Purcell. Their new distribution method is similar to that of the TV series: short, independent episodes released periodically to form a whole package described as a "season".

The gameplay is a point-and-click adventure similar in concept and gameplay mechanics to LucasArts games in the same genre, in particular Sam & Max Hit the Road. The game is done entirely in 3D. The player controls Sam, navigating him though locations viewed from fixed camera angles. It is possible to examine objects, pick them up, and engage in branching conversations with other characters. Most of the puzzles involve either manipulation of inventory items or making the right choices in conversations.

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Sam & Max Episode 1: Culture Shock Windows Outside a home for former child stars.
Sam & Max Episode 1: Culture Shock Windows We can use our pistol at our will
Sam & Max Episode 1: Culture Shock Windows Sam still drives his familiar car.
Sam & Max Episode 1: Culture Shock Windows Game Save/Load Screen

Alternate Titles

  • "Sam & Max 101: Culture Shock" -- Steam title

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User Reviews

Sam, no! The cheese was innocent! vicrabb (6976) 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars
Sam & Max are BACK!! NatsFan (131) 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars
The Triumphant Return Of Everyone's Favorite Bipedal Dog And Psychotic Rabbity-Thing! MasterMegid (897) 4.33 Stars4.33 Stars4.33 Stars4.33 Stars4.33 Stars

Critic Reviews

Tap-Repeatedly/Four Fat Chicks Oct, 2006 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
Armchair Empire, The Oct 17, 2006 9 out of 10 90
Eurogamer.net (UK) Oct 17, 2006 9 out of 10 90
Game Freaks 365 2007 8.3 out of 10 83
Adventure Corner Nov 01, 2006 83 out of 100 83
Gamernode Oct 19, 2006 8.3 out of 10 83
Adventure Advocate Nov 01, 2006 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Video Game Talk Jan 14, 2007 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
GameStar (Germany) Nov, 2006 80 out of 100 80
La Aventura es la Aventura Oct 17, 2006 75 out of 100 75

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Trivia

The Soda Poppers theme song is a parody of the theme to the 1960s Batman TV series.

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kelmer44 (1185) added Sam & Max Episode 1: Culture Shock (Windows) on Oct 22, 2006