The Epic CD-ROM Family Adventure: Part 5

Lisa Alexander – Hello again, Adventure Readers! When we left off, we had just found a key and a creepy message-in-a-bottle from Captain Flint outside of the Benbow Inn. The chest in Billy Bones’ room is still locked, so we should probably head there. Another good reason to head there is that there really isn’t anything else…

The Epic CD-ROM Family Adventure: Part 4

Lisa Alexander – Well, we’re back, and Stevenson is still perched in cobwebs. Must be awful for his dust allergies. Sometimes, I really wish screen-caps could capture the cursor on this game so that you could see the lovely arrows that appear when clicking means you go somewhere. Am I getting too obsessive? (Note: That’s a rhetorical…

The Epic CD-ROM Family Adventure: Part 3

Lisa Alexander – Once we go to the second floor of the Benbow Inn, we’re in a hallway that really seems pointless. It’s there because logically, going up the stairs wouldn’t deposit you directly into Billy’s room. Immediately, we hear Billy in his room. “The black spot… The black spot!” he moans, and Gonzo scurries…

The Epic CD-ROM Family Adventure: Part 2

Hey folks! Lisa the Intern here again with part two of my series on the Muppet Treasure Island computer game. If you recall, we left off with the opening credits. The Epic CD-ROM Family Adventure: Part 2 Lisa Alexander – Once the credits are over, you find yourself standing in the Benbow Inn. There are two tables…

Weekly Muppet Wednesdays: Big-Fat, Bug-Faced, Baby-Eating O’Brien

BIG FAT UGLY BUG-FACED BABY-EATING O’BRIEN Performed by… A mysterious and sultry feminine performer (1996) Also a deep bass-voiced male voice artist (1996) First appearance… Muppet Treasure Island (1996) Most recent appearance…Muppet Treasure Island (1996) Memorable quote…“Aye.” Fashion StatementWearing a green dress with white-lace sleeves and rather more than a hint of décolletage, paired with…