Day of the Tentacle


Final Production

Technical pieces

Yu-Chi - automatic tree generation with L-systems in Maya. - Yu-Chi's Technical Page
Kathleen - animation of fire - Kathleen's Technical Page
Eelke - motion planning - Eelke's Technical Page
Josh - animation of fluids/smoke - Josh's Technical Page


We present the sequel to the best seller "The Day of the Tentacle". (Art Assignment 3)
We rejoin Purple Tentacle in his quest for world domination. In our absence he has used a time machine to create an army of clones from himself. He has his "diminuator" that he will to destory anyone that gets in his way. Green Tentacle along with Bernard, Laverne and Hoagie must put an end to Purple Tentacle's evil empire and save the world!

Scene 1 - The basement:

We join our heros as they are about to go back in time to turn off the Sludge-O-Matic to prevent Purple tentacle from mutating and taking over the world. Just before they do, Purple Tentacle decides he is going to go back in time to thwart their plan. With only one Cronojon available Bernard, Laverne and Hoagie must all go together.

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Actual screenshot of modeling in Maya:

Scene 2 - Out in front of the hotel (yesterday):

We begin the scene as Bernard and gangs' Cronojon crashes to the ground. We cut to the front of the door as it opens and they exit. However, due to the extremely unpredictable nature of time travel we find that instead of three heros we now have one! After examining itself the creature notices that Green Tentacle is tied up and lying on the ground next ot the Cronojon. Upon trying to free Green, Purple arrives and reveals his plan for world domination. He asks ten of his clones to guards to watch the Sludg-O-Matic while to proceeds with his evil plans. Just as Purple is about to decide our heros fate Old Purple jumps in with is Diminuator weapon and begins firing at them.

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Scene 3 - The chase:

This scene begins with Old Purple and his Diminuator chasing and firing upon Bernard, Laverne and Hoagie. Eventually they are able to evade Old Purple and get back to the Basement where the Sludge-O-Matic is located.

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Scene 4 - The basement (In front of the Sludge-O-Matic):

We begin the scene with Bernard, Laverne and Hoage in front of the Sludge-O-Matic about to turn it off when Purple and his diminuator arrive. Dr. Fred (creator of the tentacles) is dangling in front of the Sludge-O-Matic. After a fierce mind game Old Purple fires his Diminuator at Dr. Fread which bounces off his (whatever you call it) and hits Old Purple vaporizing him. Bernard turns off the Slude-O-Matic and we cut to the next scene.

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Scene 5 - Finale (Things getting back to normal):

We open the scene with Purple Tentacle's army of clones disappearing one by one and Purple himself losing his arms. The water turns clear, the sun shines and birds chirp bringing everything is back to normal.... For now. THE END

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