Grim Fandango is an adventure video game made by LucasArts for Windows computers. It was released in October 1998. The game was directed by Tim Schafer.
The style of the game mixes film noir movies, Mexican folklore, and Aztec beliefs about what happens after death.
It is often called one of the best video games ever made because of its story, characters, writing, and visuals.
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Tim Schafer was the project lead for Grim Fandango.
Tony Plana (pictured in 2013) provides the voice for Manny
A comparison of Grim Fandango from its original release (top) and the remastered version. Double Fine increased texture resolution and improved lighting models to improve the looks of the characters.
The cast of Grim Fandango. In the front-center are Domino, Meche, Manny, and Sal. Glottis is in the upper left and Hector is on the far right. The game's creator, Tim Schafer, is in the bottom-left corner.
The team created a puzzle design document in the planning of the game, laying out branching non-linear puzzle paths for the player to solve within the context of each year of the game.