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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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Reply #80 - 12.08.2008 at 03:28:48
 
Hi Freddy,

Great idea, but maybe Vern is not aware of the Search Window problem.....maybe after you point it out to him he will keep it in mind for the 4th update? 

Also, check out the posts in Game Improvements, topic: Saving Last Play Thru Door, some or many of us would love to have a private list record of out score after we go thru the door......as future reference so that we can see at a glance which MM's & CM's we still have to search for unfound secrets and monies etc.

And if you could throw in a Condo in Hawaii.....that too would be appreciated!   Smiley Smiley Smiley
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Reply #81 - 12.08.2008 at 04:27:40
 
Missy wrote on 12.08.2008 at 03:28:48:
Hi Freddy,

Great idea, but maybe Vern is not aware of the Search Window problem.....maybe after you point it out to him he will keep it in mind for the 4th update?  



Vern has nothing to do with the programming of the forum software.
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Reply #82 - 12.08.2008 at 04:32:42
 
Hi Brell,

Does that mean no Condo in Hawii?.......lololol
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Reply #83 - 12.08.2008 at 07:30:12
 
Using the Search feature that Brell mentioned to get 15 messages pertaining to your topic, I got a page full by just typing in "Wall."  A slightly different page of 15 showed up by typing in "TW."  'Course, most of them were written by you.   Grin

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Reply #84 - 12.08.2008 at 07:51:44
 
Hi Jackie,

Thank you for caring.....yes, that's what I got too.....mine.....lolololololol   Smiley  and I don't want mine, as I am still green and learning.

I guess the search is word sensitive.   

I tried Apple Care again today, this time I got a the real tekkie dep't., and we still can't figure out how to put a pic in the post.  FYI, the Apple staff never heard of MM.....but now they have.  lolololololol   Smiley

I am learning so much.......Thank You to ALL of you for helping.






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Reply #85 - 14.08.2008 at 02:54:59
 
Freddy wrote on 12.08.2008 at 03:13:00:
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I will contact Vern of ActionSoft. ... It feels obvious to ask him to install version 2.2.3 for our MMF. ...

I had contact yet with Vern and he is going to update the software as soon as he finds some time.
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Reply #86 - 15.08.2008 at 03:52:08
 
brell wrote on 05.08.2008 at 22:50:45:
Lara wrote on 30.07.2008 at 04:01:05:
Many message boards have a main page, and then some sub pages. What do the admins think about changing the board so we have the following main pages?

- Announcements
- Midnight Mansion Game
- Expansion Pack
- Custom Mansions Area
- Free Chat


But these already are our main pages !?  We call them categories.  Inside the categories there are the boards.  What you are asking is that we hide the boards within the categories.  I don't think that is possible and I am sure that it would take more time for people to search the boards if we did that.


Maybe it is a case of the board taking up too much space? So when a user views the page it looks visually overwhelming. What about making the font sizes smaller for the 'explanation' bit? That way each forum won't take up so much space in the web browser.

See bbs.jimmyeatworld.com for an example of a message board that has a lot of forums but seems fairly clear and easily navigable.

Also, do we really need the 'CM Sub-forum' visible to everyone if we can't access it?

In addition, I would vote yay for just having one 'Talk' forum with a single thread inside for each custom mansion. People don't really need more than one thread per mansion. It would just take a little moderation to remind people to not create a number of threads for one mansion. I think that would improve the tidyness of the board a great deal.

Thanks for your time Brell. Smiley
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Reply #87 - 15.08.2008 at 11:33:50
 
Lara wrote on 15.08.2008 at 03:52:08:
Maybe it is a case of the board taking up too much space? So when a user views the page it looks visually overwhelming.


As a newbie I felt that way too. Some mansions have their own header while others are somewhere in the talk forums, so one doesn't know where to look.

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Reply #88 - 15.08.2008 at 17:30:10
 
Lara wrote on 15.08.2008 at 03:52:08:
brell wrote on 05.08.2008 at 22:50:45:
Lara wrote on 30.07.2008 at 04:01:05:
Many message boards have a main page, and then some sub pages. What do the admins think about changing the board so we have the following main pages?

- Announcements
- Midnight Mansion Game
- Expansion Pack
- Custom Mansions Area
- Free Chat


But these already are our main pages !?  We call them categories.  Inside the categories there are the boards.  What you are asking is that we hide the boards within the categories.  I don't think that is possible and I am sure that it would take more time for people to search the boards if we did that.


Maybe it is a case of the board taking up too much space? So when a user views the page it looks visually overwhelming. What about making the font sizes smaller for the 'explanation' bit? That way each forum won't take up so much space in the web browser.


That might be an idea - but not for those with bad vision.

Lara wrote on 15.08.2008 at 03:52:08:
Also, do we really need the 'CM Sub-forum' visible to everyone if we can't access it?


As far as Freddy and I can see it must be visible.  Otherwise you wouldn't be able to download the mansions.  But we will check once again.

Lara wrote on 15.08.2008 at 03:52:08:
In addition, I would vote yay for just having one 'Talk' forum with a single thread inside for each custom mansion. People don't really need more than one thread per mansion. It would just take a little moderation to remind people to not create a number of threads for one mansion. I think that would improve the tidyness of the board a great deal.


There is no way to move posts from one thread to other within a board.  This is the third MM forum and in no case people have limited their CM talk to one thread per mansion.  I am not going to delete posts just because they are not in the correct thread.

We have separate boards for the 5 newest mansions now and one for Catacombs.  When a new mansion is released a new board is added for that mansion and the oldest of the 5 is deleted and the threads in that board are moved to Talk.  This is done:
1. Because people were complaining about having difficulties finding the threads about the mansions
2. So people can more easily find that there are new mansions around
3. Because most CM talk is about new mansions and we want people to find the threads easily.

In my and Freddy's opinion it is much easier for people to find what they are looking for with more boards than less.  Actually I know that Freddy would like to have a separate board for each original and each custom mansion!  There must be some compromise between those who want more and those who want less.

Anyway, we will check whether we can shrink the fonts without "shrinking" the readability for those who are less sighted (including me) and whether we can cut off the boards within the announcements category.

One more thing.  It has been good to have the opinions of many of the forum members about the layout and looks of our forum, although some misunderstanding has occurred, whichFreddy and I have hopefully been able to correct.  But please bear in mind that the admins are the captains - they have the final word in this matter.
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Reply #89 - 15.08.2008 at 17:32:08
 
josephine wrote on 15.08.2008 at 11:33:50:
Lara wrote on 15.08.2008 at 03:52:08:
Maybe it is a case of the board taking up too much space? So when a user views the page it looks visually overwhelming.


As a newbie I felt that way too. Some mansions have their own header while others are somewhere in the talk forums, so one doesn't know where to look.


I hope my post above has explained this.  All custom mansions are in the Talk board except:

1. Catacombs
2. The 5 newest CM's.

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