A Full Throttle Movie Script Has Been Written By Moon's Director

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Duncan Jones, director of movies like Warcraft and Moon, has spent his time in lockdown better than most of us. He’s written a full-length “fan script” for classic 1995 adventure game Full Throttle.

It’s pretty good! While it deviates in some parts and whips up some new material in others—the original game is a lot shorter than you might remember, making it difficult to pad out a feature length film—in others its an almost literal adaptation of the game, only for the big screen and not the small.

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Which, considering much of the writing of the original was perfect, is fine.

If you want to read the script yourself, you can check it out here.

Luke Plunkett is a Senior Editor based in Canberra, Australia. He has written a book on cosplay, designed a game about airplanes, and also runs cosplay.kotaku.com.

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Arai-the fly on the wall

Just played Full Throttle for the first time a couple of months ago.

I suppose it’s pretty good at its time of release but a tad dissapointing to play it now. A bit too short compared to other point-n-click and the trial-n-error fighting mechanic at the middle grinds all the momentum to a full stop.

Other than the story and voice over, I think it’s one of the lesser entry to Lucas Arts adventure games.