How many famous--and infamous--men have dug their niche into history trying to take over the world?
Adolf Hitler, Ghengis Khan, Atilla the Hun, and now Purple Tentacle. Purple Tentacle, you ask? Why yes, Purple Tentacle. The "friendly" tentacle from LucasArts 's Maniac Mansion is back with arms and an urge to conquer the world, thanks to some radioactive sludge. In a quest to stop Purple Tentacle's inevitable conquest of the world (and to save their own hides) three unlikely heroes will travel across time to halt the Day of the Tentacle.
Maniac Mansion mini-game: Use the computer in Weird Ed's room five times.
Alternatively, use the following steps. Note: This procedure involves editing a game file; create a backup copy of the file before proceeding. Rename the "maniac.ovl" file to "maniac.exe". Run the renamed file.