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Day of the Tentacle

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Download day_of_the_tentacle.zip (148.13 MB)
For System 7.0 - 7.6 - Mac OS 9
Download Day_of_the_Tentacle.toast_.sit (216.44 MB)
For System 7.0 - 7.6 - Mac OS 9
Download Day_of_the_Tentacle_Fr.cdr_.sit (234.54 MB)
For System 7.0 - 7.6 - Mac OS 9
Emulation
This game works with: SheepShaver, Basilisk II,

"Maniac Mansion: Day of the Tentacle is a graphical adventure game, originally released in 1993, and published by LucasArts. It is the eighth game to use the SCUMM engine. It was released simultaneously on floppy disk and CD-ROM. Day of the Tentacle was designed by Dave Grossman and Tim Schafer.

The game, a sequel to Maniac Mansion, is focused on Bernard Bernoulli — the only one of the three playable characters that was featured in the first game — and his friends Laverne and Hoagie, as they help Dr. Fred Edison using a time machine to prevent Purple Tentacle from taking over the world. The game utilizes time travel and the effects of changing history as part of the many puzzles to be solved in the game." --Wikipedia.org

A note about the downloads available from above:

Other manuals available:
Tentacle User Manual
(PDF)
Tentacle Hint Book (PDF)
Compatibility
Architecture: 68k PPC

68040 or PPC
System 7.1 or higher
8MB RAM (with 4MB available)
Double Speed (2X) CD-ROM or faster
256 colors
13 inch monitor or larger
Hard Drive required for saving only

This is a Mac-only CD-ROM.

Can be mounted or burned with Toast.

Comments

themacmeister's picture
by themacmeister - 2016, February 26 - 5:40am

ScumVM team probably excludes files that has been downloaded

Original PC files seem to work flawlessly in ScummVM, but being open source, I'm sure they let you use Mac files (as long as no data is in the resource fork).

I had the same thing with jHexen (where I only had the Mac Hexen/Hexen II files).

WhosIt.There's picture
by WhosIt.There - 2016, February 25 - 6:44am

By legality, the ScumVM team probably excludes files that has been downloaded.

Gobliiins and Gobliins 2 downloaded from here seem to work fine in ScummVM (the old version 1.0.0) ... as far as I can get so far anyway. It also bypasses the ridiculous copy protection system of Gobliins 2 so I don't have to waste ink printing out the colour chart. Smile

by 256mbps - 2016, February 24 - 3:58pm

yea, looking for the floppy version too. original disks as images please

IIGS_User's picture
by IIGS_User - 2016, February 13 - 4:25pm

ScummVM is another option for these machines too (if you have the files necessary).

By legality, the ScumVM team probably excludes files that has been downloaded.

themacmeister's picture
by themacmeister - 2016, February 13 - 12:07am

Yeah, it was just letting people know there were one-click app alternatives for newer Intel Macs (which cannot run 68k/PPC apps). ScummVM is another option for these machines too (if you have the files necessary).

by mrdav - 2016, February 12 - 11:17am

---->We want to archive the original versions that have been released for the 68k or PowerPC Macintosh running under the original Mac OS.<-----

I totally agree! But I think tmm was simply alerting members to the alternative, and not suggesting that DOS based version be put here which would not be appropriate.

by Kitchen2010 - 2016, February 12 - 8:17am

These might be OK for the newer Intel Macs running under Mac OS X.
But these are just the versions that have been released for MS-DOS or Windows 3.1/95.

We want to archive the original versions that have been released for the 68k or PowerPC Macintosh running under the original Mac OS. These versions had sometimes big difference to their MS-DOS counterparts as better sound and graphics or voices.

Over this you can play these versions on the 68k Macintosh or PowerPC Macintosh as they were meant to be. ScummVM is no option for these computers. We got report of some users who use their vintage hardware for old games and applications, they would be out of luck if we had only the ScummVM option.

themacmeister's picture
by themacmeister - 2016, February 12 - 3:50am

NOTE: DotT and Sam & Max etc. are all available as single app (ScummVM wrapper) games, complete with icons etc. Search for Classic DOS games playable under Mac OS X. Should find the (pretty epic) listing! They are usually the CD installs, with all voice and music...

VINCE's picture
by VINCE - 2015, April 12 - 7:07am

Answering my own question, if anybody encounters the same difficulties.
If you running os X
Before launching the game, open any os 9 App, make sure the window app is wide enough to take the whole screen, keep it open, do not open any other os X window.
Then, launch the game, the video will show.

VINCE's picture
by VINCE - 2014, September 21 - 8:51am
5

hi, I hear the sound, but the video: not there.
any ideas??
genius game, great fun

by CalTheOnly - 2014, August 18 - 1:06am
5

Some great gags in this one. Gonna have to have my kids play it sometime.

by mrdav - 2013, June 14 - 11:27am

I have provided an external link to a new CD image

Harrymatic's picture
by Harrymatic - 2010, November 14 - 1:17pm

Any chance of uploading the floppy version?

maxmulder's picture
by maxmulder - 2010, October 20 - 4:15am

One of the best Lucas Arts SCUMM Adventure Games! One of my favorites ever! I've been playing this game every other year. Always fun!

by Bugman - 2010, June 16 - 9:39pm

This game is BEYOND classic! Also runs with SCUMM-VM, too.