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Theo Rettisch
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Strange versions of Maniac Mansion and Zak McKracken

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Hi. Recently, I have found this on youtube. Does anyone know the games at 0:20 and 0:42? I've never seen these before. The first one looks like a cheap Asian fan game and the second one like another vga remake of Zak. Any experts around? :?

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0:20 is MM Famicom Japanese
0:42 is Zak FM-Towns

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The first one you ask about is the Japanese NES version of Maniac Mansion, made like a year before the western release. The mysterious Zak one appears to be that unofficial Zak sequel from a few years ago.

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Thanks, I'll check them out! :D

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About This Video
This video shows all versions of Maniac Mansion...
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er.... what's Zak doing there ? :P

CRAZY !

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0:42 is Zak 2 (the sequel made by LucasFan, based on Zak FMT)
0:52 is Zak FMT

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Post by Theo Rettisch »

Hi!

Sorry to bother you guys again but something is really strange about 0:42. I've downloaded all versions of the mentioned fangame and all of them use backgrounds from the FM-Towns version! Look here. I've asked that youtube user about the game but didn't get a response. Could it be some kind of rare or unreleased vga dos version? :shock:

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Kaminari wrote:0:42 is Zak 2 (the sequel made by LucasFan, based on Zak FMT)
0:52 is Zak FMT
Yeah, you're right.

@Theo -- No, it's the FM-Towns version's graphics. The new adventures one is the fan game that uses its images

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