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Thimbleweed Park, a great new adventure game by some of the key talent behind Maniac Mansion and Monkey Island, sets up several mysteries that are never quite resolved. Does that matter? Director Ron Gilbert argues not.

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Early in Thimbleweed Park, a new graphical adventure game, a pair of pigeon-suited plumbers tell you not to worry about dying, because there's no way to lose in this game. "But playing classic adventure games has taught me to save often," your hero replies.

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Thimbleweed Park is Ron Gilbert's attempt to create a game that looks like it was transported straight from the glory age of Lucasarts graphic adventures to the present day, without a single visual tweak. It's a project I'm very excited about. But it's a complicated story and a complicated video game. It's so complicated it can only be explained using a flowchart.