The Manor on top of the Hill

by Kalyen


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A straightforward mysterious mansion game, April 26, 2021
by MathBrush
Related reviews: 15-30 minutes

This Adventuron game was designed for the Text Adventure Literacy Project, and it seems designed to be safe and simple. Only two-word commands are used.

It has a fairly large map with around 20 locations (?) and a few puzzles, including a combination safe, keys, and examining puzzles. The idea is that you are exploring an old mansion and discovering its secrets.

There aren't a lot of surprises here, except perhaps the ending. There is a light puzzle that was kind of interesting, though.

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Canalboy, February 6, 2022 - Reply
A sad indictment on what passes as a large game these days. When I were a lad (rests his gnarled german bands on his cane, its once virile, sharpened ferrule worn blunt and rounded with age and adjusts his obstinately peripatetic truss) twenty rooms was but a twinkle in the eye of a text adventure author. Now, where did I put my glasses...
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