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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 #40 - 12.09.2010 at 19:47:52
 
How about a bonus mansion after beating both the Easy and Normal mansions? And have it somewhere between the easy and normal difficulty and between the normal and hard difficulty. Even though Spider Palace was harder than the others it still took me awhile to get my skills up to the next level to play and beat the mansions in the next difficulty. So I'm thinking a mansion to help players a little with what to expect at the next level. And have it at a normal length so they get plenty of gameplay to advance their skills.
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Reply #41 - 13.09.2010 at 03:53:29
 
How about different mansions in each difficulty category instead of repeating more or less the same mansions 3 times?
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Reply #42 - 13.09.2010 at 22:51:20
 
brell wrote on 13.09.2010 at 03:53:29:
How about different mansions in each difficulty category instead of repeating more or less the same mansions 3 times?


That sounds more exciting in my opinion. The more, the merrier Cheesy Cheesy Cheesy Cheesy Cheesy Cheesy
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Reply #43 - 14.09.2010 at 03:54:01
 
brell wrote on 13.09.2010 at 03:53:29:
How about different mansions in each difficulty category instead of repeating more or less the same mansions 3 times?


Lol do you have any idea how long that would take on behalf of the designer's to do? Tongue Oh wait, you do. Nevermind.
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Reply #44 - 14.09.2010 at 04:02:37
 
Anthony wrote on 14.09.2010 at 03:54:01:
brell wrote on 13.09.2010 at 03:53:29:
How about different mansions in each difficulty category instead of repeating more or less the same mansions 3 times?


Lol do you have any idea how long that would take on behalf of the designer's to do? Tongue Oh wait, you do. Nevermind.


Hehe  Cool
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Reply #45 - 21.09.2010 at 11:50:45
 
I haven't read this whole thread yet but I saw some talk about Easy mansions and my firm opinion is keep them!! I am a huge fan of the game but I'm not the expert that many others are. I have never completed a Hard mansion, for example - and I have finished maybe half the Normal mansions in MM1. I think Vern already mentioned that Easy mansions means more customers too, which sounds about right to me. Folks like me who prefer Easy and Normal don't write as much here, so I thought I should put a word in! Anyway, the beauty of the game is the ability to create games of *any* difficulty.

The other idea that I noticed was smaller mansions. I guess a mix of sizes would please everyone, but even as a more "casual" player, I still prefer huge mansions with complex paths and rewarding moments where each new area "opens up". I have no problem whatsoever with interrupting my progress in a big mansion with save points and suspensions. I've certainly never completed any mansion in one go, nor have I desired to. But again, the game allows for a huge variety so why not play with different sizes in the "official" mansions.
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Reply #46 - 23.09.2010 at 02:36:16
 
Quick question for you Rhywun:

Do you find the Easy versions of the mansions in MM2 to be a lot harder than the ones in MM1? I'm hoping they didn't get too much harder if they did get harder at all...

Just thought I'd ask you, since you mentioned you play easy the most.
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Reply #47 - 23.09.2010 at 06:57:56
 
(Not to butt in here.. ) but I did find the Easy MM2 mansions a little harder than MM1, and the Normal MM2's a lot harder than MM1. Sometimes I like a relaxing easy game, or have children visiting who aren't "experts" so Easy levels are important.
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Reply #48 - 25.10.2010 at 09:40:08
 
VernJensen wrote on 23.09.2010 at 02:36:16:
Do you find the Easy versions of the mansions in MM2 to be a lot harder than the ones in MM1?


No, I don't find the Easy mansions in MM2 any harder than MM1. If anything, they might be easier, because it feels like I got thru all the Easy mansions a lot faster than in MM1 - but there are other possible reasons. Maybe I got better Undecided Or maybe I just spent more time on it.

Perhaps more importantly, after completing a few Easy mansions, I got to feel that Easy was too easy, but then I would try a Normal mansion and it would feel a bit harder than I wanted - I'd quickly drop to one or two lives after a bunch of stupid deaths, and quit out of frustration. Maybe - and I know this would pose an enormous challenge - there should a more gradual increase in difficulty as one progresses. You would have to make it more linear then, instead of letting the user choose from any of six or seven Easy mansions. But I don't like linear, so I would open up at least two new mansions for each completed one.

This might then fit with the idea of having smaller mansions, which would be easier to "control" for various levels of difficulty. I was opposed to the idea of smaller mansions at first, but the more I think about it, the more I like the idea. Not only would it be easier to allow a gradual increase in difficulty, but I think it would allow for more variety too. But I still love a huge mansion so I think a range of different sizes would be ideal.
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Reply #49 - 05.05.2011 at 00:10:31
 
I like the idea of harder mansions unlocking the later you get in the game, but if say you wanted to go back and play the mansions again on easy it wouldn't be possible? An idea would be to allow you to replay on any difficulty setting after you beat every mansion? Or perhaps beating all the easy mansions would give you a new map with a new set of mansions to play, all at a harder level of difficulty. For people who wanted to start out hard there could be some kind of secret that could escort you immediately to a farther map/land similar to the NES version of SB3?  But keep it so you could go back and play older mansions. And for the fact of time NOONE has enough. The suspend feature is one of the greatest features of midnight mansion. For plot you could have the hero Jack Malone be robbed by a dark shadowed character who has locked the Malone fortune in his hidden castle, which you must find by collecting maps. You then embark on the adventure as Jack Malone's daughter/son.
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