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; BASS : Beneath a Steel Sky, an adventure game
 
; BASS : Beneath a Steel Sky, an adventure game
 
; BS : Broken Sword, serie of adventure games developed by Revolution Software
 
; BS : Broken Sword, serie of adventure games developed by Revolution Software
; COMI : Curse of Monkey Island, the third installement of the famous Monkey Island series
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; COMI : Curse of Monkey Island, the third installment of the famous Monkey Island series
; FM-TOWNS : TODO
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; FM-TOWNS : The FM-TOWNS was a series of x86 computers built by Fujitsu and targetted at the Japanese gaming market in the form of the "FM-TOWNS Marty" 32-bit consoles. Various early SCUMM games were enhanced and ported to this platform by LucasArts. Much of this porting work was done by [http://www.leiterman.com/ Jim Leiterman]
 
; FOA : Fate of Atlantis, also knows as Indiana Jones 4
 
; FOA : Fate of Atlantis, also knows as Indiana Jones 4
 
; FOTAQ : Flight of the Amazon Queen, an adventure game
 
; FOTAQ : Flight of the Amazon Queen, an adventure game
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; IHNM : I Have No Mouth and I Must Scream, a game based on the [[SAGA|SAGA engine]]
 
; IHNM : I Have No Mouth and I Must Scream, a game based on the [[SAGA|SAGA engine]]
 
; iMUSE : Interactive Music Streaming Engine, or Interactive Music and Sound Effects. A sound system that was created by Michael Z. Land and Peter McConnell for Monkey Island 2. It was further developed for Sam & Max Hit the Road, where it was also credited to Justin Graham. Once described as a "souped-up MIDI sequencer", a digital version was developed for the later games. Possibly by Michael McMahon.
 
; iMUSE : Interactive Music Streaming Engine, or Interactive Music and Sound Effects. A sound system that was created by Michael Z. Land and Peter McConnell for Monkey Island 2. It was further developed for Sam & Max Hit the Road, where it was also credited to Justin Graham. Once described as a "souped-up MIDI sequencer", a digital version was developed for the later games. Possibly by Michael McMahon.
; INSANE : TODO
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; INSANE : INteractive Streaming ANimation Engine, a secondary scripting engine for interactive SMUSH scenes.
 
; ITE : Inherit the Earth, a game based on the [[SAGA|SAGA engine]]
 
; ITE : Inherit the Earth, a game based on the [[SAGA|SAGA engine]]
 
; MT-32 : TODO
 
; MT-32 : TODO
 
; SAGA : Scripts for Animated Graphic Adventures. A scripting engine originally developed by The Dreamers Guild, Inc. Later rights to its version used for ITE was obtained by [http://www.wyrmkeep.com "The Wyrmkeep Entertainment Co."]
 
; SAGA : Scripts for Animated Graphic Adventures. A scripting engine originally developed by The Dreamers Guild, Inc. Later rights to its version used for ITE was obtained by [http://www.wyrmkeep.com "The Wyrmkeep Entertainment Co."]
; SCUMM : Script Creation Utility for Maniac Mansion, a scripting language (and not really an engine! see SPUTM) originally developed by LucasArts for creating graphics adventure.
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; SCUMM : Script Creation Utility for Maniac Mansion, a scripting language (and not really an engine; see SPUTM) originally developed by LucasArts for creating graphics adventure.
 
; SMUSH : TODO
 
; SMUSH : TODO
; SPUTM : TODO
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; SPUTM : SCUMM Presentation Utility (properly abbreviated as SPU(tm) with a trademark symbol), the actual script interpreter and engine behind SCUMM-scripted titles.

Revision as of 11:27, 12 June 2005

BASS 
Beneath a Steel Sky, an adventure game
BS 
Broken Sword, serie of adventure games developed by Revolution Software
COMI 
Curse of Monkey Island, the third installment of the famous Monkey Island series
FM-TOWNS 
The FM-TOWNS was a series of x86 computers built by Fujitsu and targetted at the Japanese gaming market in the form of the "FM-TOWNS Marty" 32-bit consoles. Various early SCUMM games were enhanced and ported to this platform by LucasArts. Much of this porting work was done by Jim Leiterman
FOA 
Fate of Atlantis, also knows as Indiana Jones 4
FOTAQ 
Flight of the Amazon Queen, an adventure game
HE 
Humongous Entertainment
IHNM 
I Have No Mouth and I Must Scream, a game based on the SAGA engine
iMUSE 
Interactive Music Streaming Engine, or Interactive Music and Sound Effects. A sound system that was created by Michael Z. Land and Peter McConnell for Monkey Island 2. It was further developed for Sam & Max Hit the Road, where it was also credited to Justin Graham. Once described as a "souped-up MIDI sequencer", a digital version was developed for the later games. Possibly by Michael McMahon.
INSANE 
INteractive Streaming ANimation Engine, a secondary scripting engine for interactive SMUSH scenes.
ITE 
Inherit the Earth, a game based on the SAGA engine
MT-32 
TODO
SAGA 
Scripts for Animated Graphic Adventures. A scripting engine originally developed by The Dreamers Guild, Inc. Later rights to its version used for ITE was obtained by "The Wyrmkeep Entertainment Co."
SCUMM 
Script Creation Utility for Maniac Mansion, a scripting language (and not really an engine; see SPUTM) originally developed by LucasArts for creating graphics adventure.
SMUSH 
TODO
SPUTM 
SCUMM Presentation Utility (properly abbreviated as SPU(tm) with a trademark symbol), the actual script interpreter and engine behind SCUMM-scripted titles.