There was a time, years ago, when LucasArts could do no wrong. They were unstoppable. Every time I got their catalogue, The Adventurer, in the mail I would instantly pour over every page and start saving my allowance. It was a magical time to be a gamer.
On Today’s Kotaku Mix Tape, we’re listening to some of the classics of the golden age of LucasArts. This features the work of composers Clint Bajakian, Michael Land & Peter McConnell, who together scored an entire generation of amazing games.
This list isn’t complete — Consider it a first course.
Afterlife — Unnamed Track
The Secret of Monkey Island (SE) — Ghost Ship Shuffle
The Dig — Underwater Cavern
Outlaws — The Ballad of Dr Death
Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis — Lava Room (Arranged Version)
Full Throttle — Chitlins, Whisky and Skirt
Sam and Max Hit the Road — Pleasantly Understated Credit Sequence
Day of the Tentacle — Orchestral Version by FILMHarmonic Orchestra Prague