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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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Question: Do you like zapper beams?

Yes, they're the best MM feature!    
  0 (0.0%)
They can be nice, if used with moderation.    
  6 (50.0%)
Not really - I guess they're a necessary evil.    
  2 (16.7%)
Oh no, they give me nightmares!    
  4 (33.3%)




Total votes: 12
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They appear to be quite unpopular, yet the game wouldn't be the same without them. They can be extremely frustrating, but so rewarding when you beat them. They can turn out to be much harder than intended, but they look so nice in a room!

What's your opinion?
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Reply #1 - 29.12.2007 at 19:25:44
 
The Zapper Beams are good in the mansions for explore and so...  They make the mansion a little harder, and that's the best one in a mansion, or not? Cool
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Reply #2 - 29.12.2007 at 19:47:48
 
That makes mansions very nice indeed  Cheesy

However, if you run into a creature, the danger disappears. With zapper beams, if you are not careful, you can waste all your extra lives and not progress at all!

By and large, I like them, there are beautiful electric puzzles. Still, I'm happy Psychotronic's Thunderstorm is optional  Smiley
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Reply #3 - 29.12.2007 at 20:54:14
 
hehe psychotronics thunderstorm  Tongue Smiley
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Reply #4 - 29.12.2007 at 21:43:09
 
Everything has to do about the way those zappers are used.

E.g. in the EASY section of
Midnight Mazes and Monsters
there is a 4-room maze with zappers. But they shouldn't give any problem, as long as you play carefully and stay concentrated. And the legendary thunderstorm in
A Curious Observatory
I can appreciate, because in a matter of fact it is a puzzle that one needs to solve.

But getting through irregular working beams in combination with red birds or whatever ... Please no. Made the
Temple of the Moon
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Reply #5 - 29.12.2007 at 22:18:42
 
Yes, there's a frustration factor which you don't have with other features.

A zapper beam strike then? Would that be like, no zapper at all or the opposite, a zapper-mania?  Grin
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Reply #6 - 29.12.2007 at 22:41:35
 
I am looking forward to Matari's laser-mansion. Hope she doesn't take our comments too serious. Every style is okay for me. And when a mansion seems to be too difficult for me, then it is what it is. Because of zapperbeams, red birds, ... doesn't matter at all.

And to say it with MMaM-terminology: difficulties in a mansion make your playingskills better.

The best attitude when you really want a strike is: let Jack play yoyo at the start of an electric energy installation, take a screenshot of it and send it as spam to the designer. Wink Grin Grin
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Reply #7 - 29.12.2007 at 22:52:36
 
I am not so fond of zapper beams and red birds although, of course, I have used them in my mansions.  But sometimes there is a trick to play the beams, e.g. at least at one place in Arfrg.  And there are places where it is a question of exact timing, like in Doldrum Dungeon.
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Reply #8 - 29.12.2007 at 23:10:34
 
Wow - my comment on a possible laser mansion has resulted in a lot of opinions - obviously zappers are difficult for everyone...

if I do go ahead I PROMISE not to use a red bird in combination with zappers anywhere in the mansion - those red birds - another pet hate of mine...

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Reply #9 - 29.12.2007 at 23:38:51
 
What about the deadly fish-and-ghost platforms combination?

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Finally it makes you wonder if we don't prefer large empty rooms with only solid floor and money Wink
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