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Description

Maupiti Island is a nonlinear police investigation with graphics in 2D and is the sequel to Mortville Manor.

Whilst famous detective Jerome Lange is at sea, a cyclone (Harry) approaches and obliges his ship to put in at Maupiti Island until the weather calms. Then, as if things were not bad enough already, a woman called Marie disappears from the island! Lange gives up on his holiday to investigate, and discovers many hidden secrets lurking beneath the surface of Maupiti Island.

Screenshots

Maupiti Island DOS Exploring the basement. Most objects will "reward" you with such a laconic description...
Maupiti Island DOS At the swamp
Maupiti Island DOS This surprisingly childish-looking room seems to belong to Sue.
Maupiti Island Atari ST

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User Reviews

Dangerous and challenging.. DOS Mark Papadakis (30)

Critic Reviews

Génération 4 Atari ST Apr, 1990 97 out of 100 97
Joystick (French) Atari ST Mar, 1990 96 out of 100 96
Tilt Amiga Jul, 1990 18 out of 20 90
Génération 4 DOS Mar, 1992 90 out of 100 90
Amiga Joker Amiga Nov, 1990 87 out of 100 87
Amiga Action Amiga Nov, 1991 83 out of 100 83
Joker Verlag präsentiert: Sonderheft Amiga 1993 83 out of 100 83
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Atari ST Dec, 1990 9.8 out of 12 82
Joker Verlag präsentiert: Sonderheft Atari ST 1993 81 out of 100 81
The One for Amiga Games Amiga Aug, 1991 80 out of 100 80

Forums

Topic # Posts Last Post
Game freezes when I try to read anything 5 Nowhere Girl (1758)
Oct 13, 2014

Trivia

Cancelled sequel

Starting in 1991, Lankhor prepared a third case for detective Jérôme Lange. The game's working title: Suriya. Set in a tranquil monastery in Japan, the adventure (design: Sylvian Bruchon) featured the Maupiti Island interface and graphics by Stephane Polard (look at Lankhor.net for samples). Suriya was scheduled for release in summer 1993.
In early 1993, however, Lankhor published its prestigious project Black Sect. The game turned out a massive flop, selling only a few thousand copies. As a consequence, Suriya was canceled a couple of months before its completion.

Demo mode

Maupiti Island features a demo mode. Press ALT on the title screen to watch the computer play for you. Don't get your hopes too high, though: the demo is terribly slow and doesn't give away the solution to any puzzle - except for one little hint.

Speech

It uses the voice synthesis for all the dialogues (50 minutes of dialogues). A soundblaster its is not necessary to benefit from the dialogues.

Information also contributed by -Chris.

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Contributed to by Frederic LETELLIER (36), Ratqueen (323) and Syed GJ (1525)