As most of you may remember, the big old Monkey Island treasure hold, formely known as worldofmi.com, had a trivia section in which all the in-jokes and references were categorized accordingly. Naturally, with the launch of Tales of Monkey Island, the fans had fun noticing all the subtle jokes that they ran across and discussing them over a mug o’ grog.
Our team gathered all the cool infos and posted them here for your enjoyment. Feel free to bring your own contribution to the list, in case we may have missed something! Just write it in the comments below this post.
- If you’re playing the game with subtitles, you’ll notice that Elaine uses the word “Scum”, and the subtitles read “Scumm”. This takes us back to the system that was used in the past by LucasArts to create games such as Monkey Island and Indiana Jones.
- While reading the newspaper, Guybrush will mention a number. 1138 is a number hidden in most George Lucas films, hinting at his student film “1138”, later remade as “THX 1138”.
- The shrine to Nor Treblig, Keeper of the Crossroads – “Ron Gilbert”, creator of the first two Monkey Island games, spelled backwards.
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