September 19 is International Talk Like a Pirate Day, and to mark the occasion Telltale and LucasArts are running various offers on their Monkey Island games.

On September 19, Telltale is making Tales of Monkey Island Episode 1 a free download on their website (playlikeapirate.com). The offer will be available for 24 hours from midnight tonight.

Additionally, today through September 21, LucasArts is offering deals on several versions of The Secret of Monkey Island: Special Edition, including:

- 50% off the iPhone and iPod touch version via Apple's App Store

- 50% off The Secret of Monkey Island: Special Edition on Steam, Valve Corporation's delivery and management platform for the PC and Direct2Drive, IGN Entertainment's digital download store

LucasArts will also soon release a free "lite" version of The Secret of Monkey Island: Special Edition on the Apple App Store for iPhone and iPod touch as well as a sound board application for iPhone and iPod touch that features 16 witty and ridiculing sound-bites from The Secret of Monkey Island: Special Edition.