Abandonware DOS title

Day of the tentacle

LucasArts Entertainment Company released Day of the tentacle in the year 1993; it's an old science fiction adventure game, part of the Maniac mansion series. Day of the tentacle is NOT abandonware, runs on DOS and can be played in single player mode.
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Additional info

Facts, trivia and collector's notes are licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License. These texts use material from this Wikipedia article.

Included, as a computer in the home of the evil genius, is the complete original 'Maniac Mansion' game, which the user can play as a diversion within Day of the Tentacle. This is a noteworthy and remarkable Easter Egg, as it is a complete and unabridged piece of gaming software.

The game was originally intended to resemble Maniac Mansion more closely, with the player allowed to choose from among six characters (who would have included a male poet named Chester, a female hippie named Moonglow, and Razor from the original game). This idea was dropped in preproduction to simplify the project.

One of the aspects of Day of the Tentacle's plot is that it gives the game player the opportunity to interact with several important historical figures from colonial America, namely George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin, John Hancock and Betsy Ross.

players: single player

input: keyboard, mouse, joystick

distribution: 3,5 floppy disk, cd-rom

graphics: VGA

sound: Adlib, Sound Blaster, MIDI, PC speaker, Roland

popularity: low

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