Polly: Do you like the graphics of MI1 SE?

August 22nd, 2011 by | 8 comments

A lot of people like the graphics of The Secret of Monkey Island: Special Edition, but there are also those who prefer the original graphics, due to nostalgic reasons or purely because they dislike the new art style. Which side are you on?

Polly: Do you like the graphics of MI1 SE?

  • Yes, they are fantastic. (68%, 51 Votes)
  • No, I prefer the original for nostalgic reasons. (17%, 13 Votes)
  • No, they are horrible and therefore I play with the original. (15%, 11 Votes)

Total Voters: 75

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8 Responses to “Polly: Do you like the graphics of MI1 SE?”

  1. apenpaap says:

    Personally, I mainly hate how some of the characters look (Guybrush mainly, really), and a few backgrounds look really bad, but most of the backgrounds are pretty good and the water effect is gorgeous. To me, the main improvement the SE brought is in the music, which is awesomely redone, especially the SCUMM bar song and the violin tune on the ghost ship.

  2. wdrpgwd says:

    Water was gorgeous? It looked like it was captured from a bathtub. Not an ocean. MI2 SE had far better water effects. The graphics in MI1 SE were better but were a bit washed out. They lacked detail. Voice acting was perfect though.

  3. Farlander says:

    Not enough variation in the poll answers. I don’t dislike the graphics in SMI:SE, but I wouldn’t go as far as to call them [b]fantastic[/b]

  4. Haggis says:

    I voted “horrible”. I actually rather like the style (except for Guybrush’ hair), but they did a really shoddy job. In that respect, the MI2 SE was much better.

    • Lewis says:

      Hi Haggis. I dunno, I like them both. Of course the old one for nostagia, and the new, there are some cool things. Be glad to have an SE. This days adventure games are pretty dead

      • Haggis says:

        Oh, I’m glad there’s an SE of SMI at all, but in some places they just messed up, where pixels from the old backgrounds show up in the new ones and things like that. If they’d just tried a bit harder (and fixed Guybrush’ hair), it would have been great.

  5. Irishmile says:

    I am “OK” with them… some of it is pretty sloppy. But I do not hate it.

    I was after all one of the people responsible for that love it or hate it hair mod that went around the MI sites a while back.

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