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I'm curious, @SGTflippywhy do you buy 3 copies of these collectors editions? One for opening and enjoying the goodies I'm assuming, another for keeping safely on the shelf, but what's the third one for?

 

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Hit the Road Pens and Pins? That's easy-schwag. ;)

I'm just mad I didn't buy the ridiculous embossed plastic/painted mold of the Hit The Road cover that was presumably used as advertising with gamestores when I had the chance on eBay some 15 years ago. I probably have the saved pics from the listing on my computer at home...

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The pins were actually made to be sold at comic con I think and the jacket wasn't sold anywhere to the public, it was a crew jacket for the people who worked on the cartoon. It would be cool to have these in a Hit the Road rerelease but considering these weren't related to the game, that might be unlikely. The pen would absolutely seem to be possible though since it was promotional material for the game.

 

Although collectors editions are great and I love them, I would love to get just regular merch like shirts and hats, I'd buy anything that has Sam and Max's name on it. I'm sure once Skunkape Games are done with the remasters, there might be a possibility for these kind of things, just gotta be patient, it's only a matter of time. ⌛

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Fun fact: A design for a Monkey Island 2 floaty pen had also been pitched, as Tim bitterly recalled on the product page for the Double Fine floaty pen that was offered way back in 2005 when the company store originally launched.

 

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Oh man. I can't even talk about this one I'm so excited! I have wanted a $#@%#& floaty pen ever since they cheaped-out on Monkey 2 and cut them from the marketing budget, and then turned around and got them for Sam and Max. Ooh, I'm still mad about that.

 

There was an accompanying Double Fine Action News post that elaborated on the design: it was going to be Guybrush in the coffin paddling to the International House of Mojo.

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After a quick search about custom floaty pens, I'm putting the idea of designing our own to rest, as they usually require a minimum order of a couple 100 pieces. Otherwise the MI2 idea would have been great!

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Skunkape posted on Twitter that there is a retail Switch version of Save the World remastered  at Best Buy with a retail-exclusive cover (and Jason posted it as Mojo news, which is where I found out about it).

 

I had to dust off my Best Buy credit card as the completionist in me needed to get one. :)'

 

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It's really hard to not run to a Best Buy and grab it right now but reminding myself that I already bought the game twice helps haha! 

I really only want it because of the cover, it has ALL of my attention!!! It's soo pretty and when that announcement came up I had the uncontrollable urge to redraw it, cuz it's THAT good and fun! 
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I kind of wish the green swirly cover had gotten the same remastered treatment, I'm sure there's a very good reason why it didn't get it but I really would have loved to see the new models and lighting on that one. 😔

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