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Speed Demon

Finish the game in under three hours.

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How to unlock the Speed Demon achievement

  • Potato HandlePotato Handle139,607
    08 Jul 2010 09 Jul 2010 17 Jul 2010
    64 0 15
    This achievement requires that you complete the game from start to finish in 3 hours. Note that this is 3 hours on the game progress statistic (Shown when you save), not in real-time, so you can pause, save, load, leave, come back, etc without negatively affecting the time.

    Remember that you can skip most long cutscenes and dialogue by holding Y. Skipping most cut scenes and making a couple of mistakes will net you a time around the 2-hour mark, so you should have lots of time to spare.

    If you want to use a walkthrough just to seal the deal, I recommend this one:
    Monkey Island 2 Walkthrough on GameFAQs
    Dot-point, very short and to the point, making it easier to read while playing, full credit to Headrock on GameFAQs.

    EDIT: The above guide is missing the following step: At around step 16 in chapter 4, open the barrel beneath the parrot for the third cracker.

    Best of luck!

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    AutomaticOcelotThis truly is "not only a complete and percise," walkthrough... /eyeroll
    Posted by AutomaticOcelot on 08 Jan 13 at 02:30
    x CreaM vIf you pause the game does the timer continue ?
    Posted by x CreaM v on 17 Apr 15 at 10:27
    MarcFisher58Thanks for the link. There is another step missing, at step 109/110 in Chapter 2 you need to pick up the distracted monkey or you'll end up doubling back at step 184.
    Posted by MarcFisher58 on 05 Jan 17 at 08:37
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  • srylain the 2ndsrylain the 2nd969,186
    07 Jul 2010 08 Jul 2010 08 Jul 2010
    24 3 3
    Complete the game with a finishing time of under 3 hours. Very easy to do, as long as you know what you are doing. I ended up with a 2:12:35 time at the end of my game, and that was after spending at least 5 minutes getting used to the new control scheme and a couple bathroom breaks. This achievement will unlock along with A True Pirate, Monkey Master, Free Thinker, and Turning the Lights Out, as long as those requirements are met also, at the end of the game.
    Use this as a walkthrough if you need help clearing the game within 3 hours.
    http://www.worldofmi.com/gamehelp/walk/monkey2.php
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    ezekiel 08The walkthroughs at this site are the best IMO. The colour coding really helps!
    Posted by ezekiel 08 on 12 Jul 10 at 11:18
    GammyGreenGiantyou used a guide on your first playthrough? what a waste of money and time. you ruined an amazing game for yourself
    Posted by GammyGreenGiant on 23 Aug 11 at 20:43
    srylain the 2ndI've played through the game many times, I just posted the guide so others could use it.
    Posted by srylain the 2nd on 30 Aug 11 at 19:47
  • I iManuBAD iT II iManuBAD iT I93,053
    03 Oct 2017 03 Oct 2017 18 Jan 2018
    7 0 0
    I've used this video guide.
    With this video guide you will have no problem finishing the game in less than 2 hours.



    Thanks to Derek Lim for the video.

    Happy hunting!

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