Maniac Mansion: Day of the Tentacle

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The sequel to "Maniac Mansion" features over 4,000 lines of recorded dialogue and the voice of Richard Sanders, Les Nessman of "WKRP in Cincinnai." A free hint book is included with the game. 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!

Release Date

Jun 25, 1993




Play Time

7 hours

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Everyone: Animated Violence, Comic Mischief

System Requirements

  • CPU: Intel 286
  • RAM: 640 KB
  • GPU: VGA
  • HDD: 14 MB

Interesting Facts

  • It is the sequel to the 1987 game Maniac Mansion.
  • The plot follows Bernard Bernoulli and his friends Hoagie and Laverne.
  • The player takes control of the trio and solves puzzles while using time travel to explore different periods of history.
  • Day of the Tentacle was the eighth LucasArts game to use the SCUMM engine.
  • The game was released simultaneously on floppy disk and CD-ROM to critical acclaim and commercial success.
  • Day of the Tentacle follows the point-and-click two-dimensional adventure game formula.
  • Day of the Tentacle uses time travel extensively.
  • Five years after the events of Maniac Mansion, Purple Tentacle—a mutant monster and lab assistant created by mad scientist Dr. Fred Edison—drinks toxic sludge from a river behind Dr. Fred’s laboratory.
  • Day of the Tentacle features a four-minute-long animated opening credit sequence.

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