Maniac Mansion (PC, 3 1/2" Disk and 5 1/4" Disk) LucasArts Entertainment - 1988 USA, Canada Release

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Maniac Mansion
Packaging cover Maniac Mansion.
Product ID 23272-29090
Product UPC 023272290900
Platform(s) PC
Media 3 1/2" Disk and 5 1/4" Disk
Copyright date 1988
Publisher(s) LucasArts Entertainment
Category(s) Entertainment, Adventure
Country of Origin United States of America

Description from the packaging.

His ambition was to rule the world... one teenager at a time.

Suddenly you're in the middle of a madcap adventure surrounding a meteor that crashed to the earth some 20 years ago.

Ever since it landed in the back yard of Dr. Fred and Nurse Edna's Victorian mansion, bizarre things have been happening.

First, their mutant son, Weird Ed, dropped out of school.

Then patients started disappearing from County Hospital.

And now this strange event is affecting the lives of innocent (and even some not-so-innocent) teenagers. In fact, a girl named Sandy is being held captive in that musty old mansion right now.

Sandy's boyfriend, Dave, has lots of friends who need your help to sneak in - and sneak her out. Now exactly how it all ends up depends entirely on which trio of friends you send in there. And which inhabitants you encounter.

In fact, the farther you get inside the mansion, the more weird characters you'll meet. There's Nurse Edna - who's as nasty as she is ugly. There's a disembodied Tentacle who wants you to make him a rock star. And a host of others, who all have their own crazy quirks you'll have to deal with.

Everyone in there seems to be working for Dr. Fred. But the question is: "Who is Dr. Fred working for?"

An adventure so compelling, you'll never want to leave...which is just what Dr. Fred wants. "Heh, heh, heh..."

A story of:

  • Love
  • Lust
  • Power
  • Greed
  • Wealth
  • Insanity
  • Burglary
  • Kidnapping
  • Rock 'n Roll Music
  • Nuclear Reactors
  • Electric Cattle Prods
  • Classic Automobiles
  • Microwave Ovens
  • Soft Drinks
  • Small Furry Animals
  • Strange Aliens
  • Sleazy Publishers
  • Late Night Talkshow Hosts
  • Mutants
  • Geeks
  • Punk Rockers
  • Postal Fraud
  • Obscene Phone Calls
  • Undeveloped Photographs
  • Medical Experiments
  • Radiation Suits
  • Purple Slime

and...

  • World Domination.

System Requirements

PC MS-DOS 3.0
Required CPU XT 8088/8086
Required RAM 256K
Supports Mouse Yes
Supports Joystick Yes
Supported Video CGA
EGA
VGA
MCGA
Hercules Monochrome

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Retail Box cover Maniac Mansion. Retail Box back Maniac Mansion.

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