Abandonware DOS title

Maniac Mansion

Maniac Mansion is one of the most famous point-and-click adventure games developed by Lucasfilm Games, designed by Ron Gilbert (who later created Monkey Island) and Gary Winnick. The story is a blend of old sci-fi and horror B-movie elements. Players can choose between several characters, each with unique abilities useful for solving various puzzles. Maniac Mansion was also the first game to use the popular SCUMM interface.
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4.20 / 5.00 (143 votes)

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Maniac Mansion review

Zero Magazine (1989): "Maniac Mansion is a Lucasfilm game, in the vein of Zak McKracken, and owes a lot to the Sierra On-Line style. But it's a lot better executed than Sierra games, with speedy sprites and good use of your micro's memory to store screens, rather than loading them from disk every time."


Additional info about Maniac Mansion

Status: NOT abandonware
Input: keyboard, mouse, joystick
Distributed on: 3,5 floppy disk, 5,25 floppy disk
Also published for: Amiga, Apple II, Atari ST, C64, NES
Abandonware DOS views: 24061
Series: Maniac Mansion is part of the Maniac mansion series.
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  • Doctor Fred 03/10/2021 19:14
    No, Maniac Mansion is WAY better than "Zak McKracken". I think you just like to lack and use the word "lack" like a gen z'er that doesn't know better or what to say. Maniac Mansion was the best, hands down. Still is!!!
  • Alias Binaural 10/04/2015 18:12
    A great game, a classic! Day of the Tentacle wasn't the same thing, too easy.
  • Zak 06/04/2015 08:01
    As a huge fan of Zak McKracken, I like Maniac Mansion too, but I find it less... enjoyable. Zak has something that Maniac Mansion lacks...
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