I’ve updated the EMI Launcher and Setup programs to fix two bugs. The resolution patch in the launcher now works correctly for the German version and an uninstall issue has been corrected in the setup. Many thanks to Stefan Mueller for finding and identifying fixes for the bugs. Download EMI Setup here and EMI Launcher here.
After a short delay of a mere 3 years I have finally kept my promise and updated my Escape From Monkey Island launcher and setup programs. For those that are unaware, the setup program is a replacement installer for Escape From Monkey Island. while the launcher is an improved version of the launcher program that LucasArts shipped … Read more
The word on the street is that the new retail dvd release of Monkey Island 1+2 Special Edition includes the full high quality soundtrack. Regular visitors will know that my Monkey Island Explorer tool already lets you extract the music (and much more) from the games. However, the soundtrack in the retail version is stored … Read more
It was recently pointed out to me that the last version of Monkey Island Explorer didn’t work correctly with the XBox versions of the games. The culprit was a tiny bug…that took an hour to find and fix. It’s now finally sorted and the XBox versions should work fine again. Download the new version here.
I’ve just uploaded a new version of the Monkey Island Image Converter. This release fixes a bug with non-square images, these were being converted incorrectly. Download it here.
Thanks to the efforts of Scott Talley, Monkey Island Explorer has been updated again. This time the program hasn’t been updated – but the annotations have. Scott’s been hard at work fixing and updating the annotations to work with the latest patch for MI2 SE. The annotations provide friendlier names for the music, commentary and … Read more
Monkey Island Explorer 0.4 is now available. This version adds support for playing and dumping the audio from both games (music, voice and sfx) and introduces annotation support (this allows for more descriptive filenames in the audio). Since this is the first non-beta release of the program I should describe what it does. As the … Read more
Its easy to view and edit the images in the Monkey Island Special Edition games using Monkey Island Explorer. But if you want to put the edited images back into the games you need to convert the images back into a format that the games understand. That’s why I’ve created the Monkey Island Image Converter. … Read more
I’ve (unofficially) released two new tools for Monkey Island 2 Special Edition. They are: Monkey Island Explorer (for browsing the .pak datafile and extracting files and images) Monkey Island 2 SE Music Extractor (for ripping the music) Get the software and read up on what’s buried in the datafiles in this forum thread. [Edit] Use … Read more
Telltale Music Extractor has been updated. It now supports all currently available Telltale games. This version adds support for Tales of Monkey Island Episode 1, Wallace and Gromit Episodes 1-3 and Strongbad Episode 5.? It also fixes an issue with filenames when extracting; all saved music now has the correct filename rather than “trackxx” as … Read more
Day 6 brings the last of the launcher and setup programs. Escape From Monkey Island Launcher has been updated to version 1.5. The resolution patch has been reworked to make it much faster, the 6 different language versions of EMI are now better supported and Vista/64 bit Windows support has been added. The full list … Read more
Day 5 features two tools – one updated and one new. The Curse of Monkey Island Launcher has been updated. Its had a slight redesign to make it easier to use, has full Vista compatibility and now supports 64 bit versions of Windows. The full list of changes can be seen below. New in version … Read more
It took a little longer than expected but today I’ve released a new version of DoubleFine Explorer with support for Day of the Tentacle Remastered. I’ve added decoders for the images, costumes, fonts and audio so these can all be viewed/played and dumped. The engine used in DOTT seems to be the ‘Remonkeyed engine’ that was … Read more
Yesterday I released updated versions of my Escape From Monkey Island setup program and launcher. Today I’m doing the same for my Grim Fandango equivalents. Changes to the setup program: Changed the cd detection code to fix the problem that some people had when it couldn’t search through all their drives and find the cd. Changes to the launcher … Read more