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Actionsoft's latest game, Midnight Mansion 2: The Haunted Hills,  includes 28 mansions. The 8 Built-in mansions have 3 difficulties along with 4 extra custom mansions. We don't have that many other custom MM2 mansions yet. Design your own custom mansion! Info below.  You can find out more about the game here.

The original Midnight Mansion game contains over 150 mansions. The 8 included mansions which have 3 difficulty levels each, and about 115 approved custom mansions which you can download here and also several freely uploaded mansions. To know the difference between these three types of mansions, click here.

Are you a creative person and thinking of designing a mansion yourself? Or want to know about how to upload it? Click here and we'll show you! You'll find guidelines for betatesters here.

News:
Midnight Mansion 2: The Haunted Hills version 1.0.2b has been released. This fixes a bug in Jasperlone Mountains Hard. Simply re-download the game, bring over your custom mansions folder from the old version and play on. All your saves and high scores will not be changed.

Midnight Mansion HD (MM1) is now available at the Mac App Store and at the Actionsoft website. A Windows version is now available.

Here is a list of downloadable MM1 HD ready custom mansions, which also work in the Windows version of the game.

The MM2 custom mansion Hanging Gardens of Babylon by Freddy/SandyBean/Josephine/brell was updated on 19. Nov 2023 to add a fourth section. Available here


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28.02.2007 at 01:17:07
 
Not sure where to put this...

Chase The 'Bots seems to rise a problem related to the custom-graphics mansions: shouldn't their names indicate what set of custom sprites they should be played with?

Indeed, we have the Starcraft, Dominator and Mummy sets, which their authors invited other architects to use freely for our own mansions. Aquamat just did it (cheers btw!) and now I realise: how am I supposed to remember that Chase The 'Bots is to be played with the Dominator theme?

I grant you that even with my poor memory this will probably not be an intractable problem yet. But what if there are more Custom themes and even more mansions for each theme?

Any suggestion?
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Reply #1 - 28.02.2007 at 05:43:13
 
make dominator, mummy, and starcraft custom graphics mansions a ceartain color.  Grin
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Reply #2 - 28.02.2007 at 07:37:47
 
What if you run out of colors?  Shocked
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Reply #3 - 28.02.2007 at 16:53:29
 
You have certainly made a point, Toybox !!

What about this:  When somebody creates a mansion that uses a certain Sprites-set, like I did with Chase The Bots he should name it thus:  Chase The Bots (DOM) .....  or:  Example Mansion (MUM).

What do you think ?
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Reply #4 - 28.02.2007 at 18:46:36
 
Well, that could work (and Sam's colour scheme as well, albeit only temporarily as pointed out by Wingy). The (minor) problem is that it makes mansion names look less nice!

I guess we can also wait to see if subfolders will be allowed in the next update of MM  Smiley
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Reply #5 - 28.02.2007 at 19:31:17
 
Maybe I see it too difficult. But there aren't only sprites. Also backgrounds, music ...

What when someone starts mixing? Undecided
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Reply #6 - 09.12.2007 at 22:17:27
 
Toybox wrote on 28.02.2007 at 01:17:07:
... Chase The 'Bots seems to rise a problem related to the custom-graphics mansions: shouldn't their names indicate what set of custom sprites they should be played with?

Indeed, we have the Starcraft, Dominator and Mummy sets, which their authors invited other architects to use freely for our own mansions. Aquamat just did it (cheers btw!) and now I realise: how am I supposed to remember that Chase The 'Bots is to be played with the Dominator theme?

I grant you that even with my poor memory this will probably not be an intractable problem yet. But what if there are more Custom themes and even more mansions for each theme?

Any suggestion?

Is this an answer to your recent Wink question?
http://www.actionsoft.com/forums/cgi-bin/yabb2/YaBB.pl?num=1196693052

Of course in combination with the fact that each
listed mansion
is uploaded WITH all the customized data. E.g. when you download the zipfile of
Immortal Ruins
you receive the mansion AND the 4 obliged backgrounds from
Church
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I hope you'll understand that we, admins, can't do that for FU&Ds. For this type of mansions, the builders have to take care about that their selves.
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Reply #7 - 09.12.2007 at 22:28:31
 
It answers very thoroughly a bunch of questions, thank you  Cheesy

Freddy wrote on 09.12.2007 at 22:17:27:
Of course in combination with the fact that each
listed mansion
is uploaded WITH all the customized data. E.g. when you download the zipfile of
Immortal Ruins
you receive the mansion AND the 4 obliged backgrounds from
Church
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But this would work only at the time of downloading, but a bit less if you play the mansion a year later. Well, as I said, drowning in a cup of tea  Wink
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Reply #8 - 09.12.2007 at 22:36:34
 
Toybox wrote on 09.12.2007 at 22:28:31:
... But this would work only at the time of downloading, but a bit less if you play the mansion a year later. ...

Don't you keep the stuff of a mansion all together in its folder? Maybe I need to show you a screenshot out of my Finder:
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Reply #9 - 09.12.2007 at 22:41:00
 
Actually I took care of that. I put the special data in a secured (read-only) subfolder in the Midnight Mansion folder. All extra graphics and sprites and so on go there, and there is a spare Original Set as well  Roll Eyes
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