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Foreign Monkey Island logos

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So, what is Monkey Island called in your language? How different is its logo? Post your pics too!
This is my Brazilian Portuguese EFMI CD:
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  • @Didero said: And they're about as expensive as an official DS game.

    Really? So, like 30 dollars or something? When I did look at them, the only ones I found were more like 100 euros. Yikes!
    Considering I tend to buy my games second hand (and around 5 bucks if I can although often it end up being more like 10), that would have taken a lot of free domain games to be worth it lol.

    But if it's 30 dollars, about 5 games on it and it starts being a good investment. Of course I'd need to have a micro memory card as well but it's not like I couldn't use that for anything else.

    I'll look into it. Any website you can direct me that has non-copyrighted games or applications so I can see if there is anything I'd be interested in?
    (And do you know of a place that sells empty DS boxes so I'd have a place to store my card? Actually for that last one, I'd love it if you knew of a place you can puchase a DS case that's a normal size but has like 4 or 6 spots for putting a DS game in it. I love the shape and size of the DS boxes but for just one game it's too big. But I don't want to keep my game in just the small plastic thingies either, I'd love something in between).

  • @avistew said: Really? So, like 30 dollars or something? When I did look at them, the only ones I found were more like 100 euros. Yikes!
    Considering I tend to buy my games second hand (and around 5 bucks if I can although often it end up being more like 10), that would have taken a lot of free domain games to be worth it lol.

    But if it's 30 dollars, about 5 games on it and it starts being a good investment. Of course I'd need to have a micro memory card as well but it's not like I couldn't use that for anything else.


    I've got an M3 Real, and looking at the list of Canadian/US sellers, they appear to be slightly under $40.
    Also, I bought a 16 GB microSD card a year ago to go along with it, which was about €20 then. 16 GB is far more than you'd realistically need. I can store about 100 DS games on it. A 2 or 4 GB microSD card should be large enough for normal use, which should be cheaper.
    You might want to look for a deal that includes the memory expansion pack. It's extra RAM for the DS, that goes in the GBA slot. It's useless for the DSi since it doesn't have that slot anymore, but if you've got an older model DS, you can play Full Throttle and other memory-intensive classic adventure games with ScummVM DS. It's not needed to play MI 1 and 2, but it can be useful.
    @avistew said: I'll look into it. Any website you can direct me that has non-copyrighted games or applications so I can see if there is anything I'd be interested in?

    I don't know of a clear list, but this forum is about homebrew applications, so you're bound to find some info there.
    @avistew said:
    (And do you know of a place that sells empty DS boxes so I'd have a place to store my card? Actually for that last one, I'd love it if you knew of a place you can puchase a DS case that's a normal size but has like 4 or 6 spots for putting a DS game in it. I love the shape and size of the DS boxes but for just one game it's too big. But I don't want to keep my game in just the small plastic thingies either, I'd love something in between).
    You might want to look into DS cases. They're boxes or bags where you can store your DS, along with a few games.
    Another benefit of a flashcart is that you can put ROMs of games you already own on it (or make them yourself, if you know how), so you only have to take along the flashcart, and not a case full of game cartridges. (I don't know how legal this is though. But you already bought the game anyway, so it's not really pirating)


    *Looks up*
    Holy off-topic conversation, Batman!
    :p

  • Thanks!

    @Didero said: You might want to look into DS cases. They're boxes or bags where you can store your DS, along with a few games.

    I have one, but I don't like it. It's all small and has room for the DS and to cram some games (just the games, mind you, no room for the manuals). Then there are the briefcase-like ones that I like better but they tend to look like they're made to hold one game per square meter (and still no room for the manuals. Do people throw their manuals away or something?).

    I've long thought about designing my own, but it's kind of pointless since I'd never be able to actually make it.
    Oh well, maybe when I'm rich and famous I can hire someone to do it for me.

    (And I have a DS Lite. I don't think I'll buy a DSi, it looks too much like "we took the DS, added useless stuff and took out important stuff" to me.)

  • @avistew said: I have one, but I don't like it. It's all small and has room for the DS and to cram some games (just the games, mind you, no room for the manuals). Then there are the briefcase-like ones that I like better but they tend to look like they're made to hold one game per square meter (and still no room for the manuals. Do people throw their manuals away or something?).


    I think most people don't take their manuals with them all the time. Most games have a tutorial anyway, so you don't always need the manual. But for some games it's useful, yeah.
    I don't think I've ever seen a DS case large enough to store manuals in.
    @avistew said: (And I have a DS Lite. I don't think I'll buy a DSi, it looks too much like "we took the DS, added useless stuff and took out important stuff" to me.)
    The DSi's screen is slightly larger, but the screen of the DS Lite is by no means too small, so it's not really a necessary upgrade. And the removal of the GBA port means, among other things, that the memory pack I mentioned doesn't work with it. So I'm gonna stick to my trusty DS Lite too. :)

  • Yeah, although I keep my GBA on hand to play gameboy games, I like being able to play GBA games on my DS. It's easier to handle, being bigger and stuff.

    I don't want the manuals to use them :P But I'm looking for storage to keep the games in at home, not for traveling. And I don't want to throw the manuals away.
    As it is I keep the original boxes and all, but I just feel there has to be a better way to use the space. As it is the boxes are much too big for just one game. And while they leave a GBA slot for a game, they don't have room on the cover to add the name of the game so how do you know what's inside? It's annoying having to open every boxes before you can find the GBA game you were looking for.

    But I can be very weird about how I want stuff organised. That's why I'm saying if I had the money I'd have some kind of big case designed especially for that. I guess it could double as a carrying case if I wanted to take all of my games with me but really I mostly want storage that's more space-efficient.

  • The German logos have just the standard English titles; however, on "Curse of Monkey Island" they added a monkey with a sign "Monkey Island 3" on it. And they suddenly translated "Escape from Monkey Island" to "Flucht von Monkey Island".

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  • @avistew said: Yeah, although I keep my GBA on hand to play gameboy games, I like being able to play GBA games on my DS. It's easier to handle, being bigger and stuff.


    I don't own any GBA games, so I don't have any experience with that. It does explain why I didn't think of them though :)
    @avistew said: I don't want the manuals to use them :P But I'm looking for storage to keep the games in at home, not for traveling. And I don't want to throw the manuals away.
    As it is I keep the original boxes and all, but I just feel there has to be a better way to use the space. As it is the boxes are much too big for just one game. And while they leave a GBA slot for a game, they don't have room on the cover to add the name of the game so how do you know what's inside? It's annoying having to open every boxes before you can find the GBA game you were looking for.
    Oh, I misunderstood you then, I thought you wanted a travelling case.
    Yeah, the DS boxes are rather big for such a small cartridge. I don't have too many DS games though, so it's not that much of a problem for me, but I can see how it can become one with a sizeable collection. I didn't know you could store GBA games in DS boxes though, interesting.
    I don't think there are cases specifically designed to store a large collection of games and manuals, especially not GBA games. Sounds like a good idea though.

    On topic, I'm glad covers here are kept in English. I'm not entirely sure about manuals though, but I'm pretty sure they never dubbed the games to Dutch, luckily.

  • @Didero said: Oh, I misunderstood you then, I thought you wanted a travelling case.
    Yeah, the DS boxes are rather big for such a small cartridge. I don't have too many DS games though, so it's not that much of a problem for me, but I can see how it can become one with a sizeable collection. I didn't know you could store GBA games in DS boxes though, interesting.

    If you look at the case, over where you put the DS game there is room which is perfect for a GBA game. I really liked the idea since GBA boxes are made of carboard and tend to get smashed so I don't have many left.

    I don't have that many games, especially now that I've moved to Canada and took the "bare minimum" along with me. But I can be a bit weird about waste. I'd be fine with going to a fancy restaurant a spending a fortune, but if I spend 10 cents on ramen, but am sick and throw it up, I'll feel bad for days, and not eat anything for the rest of the day to make up for it.

    To some extent I'm the same with room. If things were more compact there would be more room for other things, or, better yet, I could live in a smaller place and there would be more room for the outside.

    You know the cases for CDs that have pockets with room for a CD and its booklet? I'd really like something of the same kind, but with room for a DS manual and a smaller pocket for the DS game or something. Or you'd have a manual, two games in the middle vertically, and another manual. Something like that. It would also allow you to turn the pages to select a game, which I think would be more practical than looking at a shelf, especially since the European version of DS games tend to have no picture on the side of the case so you can't tell at a glance which game is which.

    The case wouldn't need to have room for GBA games. A similar case with room for games and manuals, but GBA instead of DS, would work fine too.

  • @Little Writer said: There you go buying a game with English titles and everything (had this experience with "The Longest Journey" and "Experience 112") only to find out all the voices are dubbed! That's what you get for not reading the fine print on the box.

    I agree, I always prefer to play games in their original language if availaible (with appropriate subtitles if I don't understand it). Anyway, "Experience 112" is a french game with a french title (the english localization title is "The Experiment") and original french dubbing. ;)

  • @Grulien said: I agree, I always prefer to play games in their original language if availaible (with appropriate subtitles if I don't understand it). Anyway, "Experience 112" is a french game with a french title (the english localization title is "The Experiment") and original french dubbing. ;)

    I think "Beyond Good and Evil" is another one that has an English sounding name but was originally made in French.

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