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Revision as of 02:16, 3 July 2007

Maniac Mansion: Day of the Tentacle
First release 1993
Also known as Day of the Tentacle,
Maniac Mansion 2, DOTT
Developed by LucasArts
Published by LucasArts
Distributed by (unknown)
Platforms DOS, Macintosh
Resolution (unknown)
Engine SCUMM
Support Since ScummVM 0.2.0
Available for

Maniac Mansion: Day of the Tentacle was the sequel to Maniac Mansion, and the eighth game to use the SCUMM scripting language. The game first follows the nerd from the first game, Bernard Bernoulli, and his roommates Hoagie and Laverne as they rescue green tentacle from Dr. Fred's basement. Later, the game follows the trio as they go back in time to stop the evil purple tentacle from changing the past for his own benefit.

Game Variants

The CD versions were so-called "talkie versions" and included speech for each of the lines of text said by the characters in the game.

Data Files

All of the files required for Day of the Tentacle to run

Macintosh CD

  • Day of the Tentacle Data

Macintosh Demo

  • Day of the Tentacle Demo Data

PC CD and Floppy

  • TENTACLE.000
  • TENTACLE.001

PC Demo

  • DOTTDEMO.000
  • DOTTDEMO.001

Datafile Compression

The monster.sou file can be compressed with the utility compress_scumm_sou which is found in the [ScummVM tools package]

The utility is used in the following manner:

compress_scumm_sou monster.sou

Platform Compatibility

List of platforms where Day of the Tentacle is known to work / not to work

Not Completable
Doesn't Work
Day of the Tentacle Compatibility by Platform
Platform Game Version Status
Windows PC Floppy Completable
Windows PC CD-ROM Completable
Windows Macintosh Completable
Linux PC Floppy Completable
Linux PC CD-ROM Completable
Linux Macintosh Completable
Dreamcast PC Floppy Completable
Dreamcast PC CD-ROM Completable


A list of boot params is available for this game.

External links