Just completed and absolutely loved Episode 1 of Sam & Max! Thanks a lot TellTale, that was well worth the wait and the money!
At first I worried that the voices of Sam and Max were going to grate, or that the old S&M humour wasn't going to translate into today, but I was wrong on both counts. I grew to love the voices, and the S&M humour has been tweaked to be a little more adult (could have been more), a bit more satirical (which I loved!) but just as much fun as before, and it worked a treat!
My concerns over the "basic" retro-style adventure-gameplay evaporated, too - swept away by the intelligence, wit and just overall fun:- The thing that made the old LucasArts adventure games great in the first place! It's great to see that that sort of thing can still work!
It's really like the original Sam and Max are back, or rather, like they've never been away - and the great thing is I've got another five episodes to look forward to! If they're as good as this one, I'll be extremely happy!
Thanks again, TellTale, you've done a brilliant job!
Adventure games are back - and LucasArts were wrong, they DO still work today!