Originally Posted by KuroShiro
The Monkey Island license is in the hands of Lucasarts, which doesn't seem to have any interest in using it at the moment. Lack of money on Telltale's part is not the issue.
Yes, Lucasarts is just sitting on the license. Hence, it might be willing to actually sell the license. I think Leisure Suit Larry license has been bought thanks to the Kickstarter project.
I'm just saying, if Telltale started a kickstarter project to buy Monkey Island, I'd certainly chip in.