Re-animating classic games with ScummVM
The SCUMM engine is the basis of almost all the classic
adventure games by Lukasfilm Games/LukasArts.
Now fans can launch these game on Linux thanks to
The SCUMM (“Script Creation Utility
for Maniac Mansion”) adventure
engine was developed by
Ron Gilbert for Maniac Mansion, a game
released by Lukasfilm Games in 1987.
Lukasfilm Games, which was later
renamed LukasArts, made continual
improvements to the engine and used it
for a whole series of classic adventure
Adventure games based on the SCUMM
engine introduced a sensational new feature
at the time. Players no longer
to type keyboard commands to
control the characters in the game, but
could simply point to objects to enable
hidden verbs. This genre is known as
“Point & Click Adventure.”
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