The Mansion by Nick Dablin

Your wealthy uncle has just died of a heart attack. You're his only living relative. What's strange is that your family has never had any history of heart problems and he was fit and healthy up until his death. Time to investigate and see if you can find any clues to his untimely death. This is a good old-fashioned adventure - puzzles to solve, keys to find, the usual. Hopefully it's large enough to keep you occupied for a good while! :)

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Review by ejm29
13 Jan 2015
This would be a great game, but the commands are anything but obvious. I sent way to much time trying to put a painting back, and trying to go up some stairs. Its extremely frustrating at times, which is a great shame, as this has taken the fun out of the game for me. Its a pretty good game apart from that.

Review by gn0me
18 Dec 2014
It was amusing enough to play, but the fact that it was missing obvious commands like "put painting in frame" or "up staircase" made it frustrating at times. Funny responses when talking to objects.

Review by Kalehpache
10 Nov 2014
Nicce work! I enjoyed it very much! :-)

Review by Gummie04
30 Oct 2014
I would have given it a 5 but,
The Game is just bad. You can pass level one because you don't know what to do. It horrible when u sit their for hours thinking about it and it doesn't pop out in the statement overhead. Its just Boring and Suckish.

Review by lawninja
26 Oct 2014
The puzzles are fun enough to work through, but the specificity of commands needed is extremely frustrating at times. It would help a great deal if there was some allowance for shortening terms, or if more verbs were recognized (e.g., "put picture in frame").

Review by mannuboy
02 Sep 2014
Very well executed game! I enjoyed exploring the mansion and the puzzles was not too difficult.

Review by Mysterio1
23 Jun 2014
Excellent game! By far one of my favorite! Immersive story! Ending a little *ehhh* but its totally worth it!

Review by Kim75
13 Jun 2014
very good. looking forward to sequel.

Review by musiclover24
25 Apr 2014
really great game, will definitely be playing the sequel :)

11 Apr 2014
I'd like to make some suggestions for people who are stuck:

2) If you really, REALLY think that an object you have has served its purpose, put it down somewhere memorable. You *might* need it again later.
3) You will only be able to do some things after you've found information about them somewhere else.
4) Pick up (other than the red herring) EVERYTHING.
5) If you find a duplicate of something, don't pick it up; its just extra baggage.
6) If you get stuck, try wandering around. You may find that you've skipped over something by accident.
7) Use (insert item name here) on (insert object name here) is a VERY useful command.
8) If you have a healthy command over human emotions, you WILL get frustrated. Do not give up. This game is worth it.
10) No, you can't water the plant.
11) It is ONLY a GAME. If it's not fun for you, STOP PLAYING.

Got all that? Good. Bye-bye!

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Written for Quest 3.11
Added 31 Jan 2004

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