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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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19.03.2010 at 03:11:30
 
Hi,

I'm not sure if the Level Designer is the source of the problem that I'm having but it only happens when it's open. Basically, I was in my IT lesson building a new lesson (I finished my project so I couldn't really do anything else) but every once in a while my MacBook would just restart itself. It happened about 5 or 6 times in under 2 hours. I'm thinking this could maybe be caused be iTunes being open while listening to songs at the same time as the Mansion builder. I've got a MacBook running on Mac OSX 10.6 Snow Leopard. It's also Intel Core Duo. Please could someone help me?

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Reply #1 - 19.03.2010 at 05:53:21
 
That's weird. Did you just upgrade to Snow Leopard? Maybe Software Update is set to download updates and restart automatically to install them? I don't know, I'm just taking a wild guess.
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Reply #2 - 19.03.2010 at 05:58:09
 
No, I updated to Snow Leopard about half a year a go.
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Reply #3 - 19.03.2010 at 19:17:03
 
That's happened to me, so it seems it only occurs on Macbooks. I've run *only* the Builder and had it crash. I've found that if your computer is rather hot, chances it will crash will increase. The most frequent crash is in the "Mansion Info" screen, when the builder calculates the # of money, secrets and rooms, all at once. I'm guessing it's overwhelming the computer in a way, and it takes a bit to think it through -- and maybe then the computer thinks it has crashed. The new Snow Leopard system is designed to just restart your finder automatically if a crash occurs, most of the time. Maybe that's what happened.

That's my hypothesis.

The solution? Cooling pad? Macbook Pros get *very* hot when audio is running, and when the screen is at max brightness, and having a flash player running in a web browser, etc. I'm not sure though. Heat may not be the issue. It could be software. (Snow Leopard probably, but maybe the builder itself)
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Reply #4 - 27.03.2010 at 03:29:37
 
Huh. Well, the software is showing its age I guess. There is nothing wrong with the code as far as I can tell, but, Rosetta doesn't always run older software better.

The ultimate solution here is, after I release Midnight Mansion 2, I'll port it to a new platform that will allow:

- iPhone version
- Windows version
- Universal Binary Mac version

The sticky point here is that the editor still wont' be ported... that'll be a rather big project that I'll start after doing all of the above. But once I do finally port it, it should run without weird problems like this, and I'll have a fully modern platform upon which I can build future versions of the game!
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Reply #5 - 30.03.2010 at 00:33:31
 
Thanks Wink
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