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Maniac Mansion (DOS)

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Written by  :  ROFLBLAH (352)
Written on  :  Jun 25, 2000
Platform  :  DOS
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Summary

Wacked out Adventure, Insane Comedy, and a ton of really odd puzzles make this one game I will always be able to go back to.

The Good

The story is what drew me into the game, as well as the promise of 5 unique endings. While nothing to speak of by todays standards, the graphics for this title blew me away when I first booted it up. The design is ingenious, masterful I would almost go as far as to say it was perfect. I played this game for a week straight earning each and every ending and solving every puzzle in the game.

The Bad

The only thing that had me miffed was hearing the rumor about the Hamster being able to be put in the microwave and wasting 5 hours trying to find a way to do it.

The Bottom Line

A masterpeice in graphic adventure, this game should be played by all fans of the genre... I would rate this game above all the Sierra titles I've played.