Mortville Manor

Critic Score User Score
Amiga
...
2.5
Atari ST
...
4.0
DOS
...
4.0
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Description

Mortville Manor is an adventure game which takes place in 1951. Someone is murdered in an impressive manor, and it's up to Jerome Lange to solve the case. But beware: something otherworldly is going on here...

The gameplay focuses on conducting a detective investigation rather than on inventory-based puzzles, though items must be found and examined for its purposes. Conversations with suspects offer a wide variety of topics. The player wanders through the mansion at his own pace, but events would sometimes occur regardless of his actions. The game's interface consists of a drop-down menu with about two dozen different verbs used for interaction.

Screenshots

Mortville Manor Amiga Questionnaire
Mortville Manor DOS Office room. Opening the locations menu
Mortville Manor Amiga Kitchen
Mortville Manor Amiga Cellar

Alternate Titles

  • "Le manoir de Mortevielle" -- French title
  • "Der Landsitz von Mortville" -- German title

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Critic Reviews

Jeuxvideo.com Amstrad CPC Feb 11, 2010 18 out of 20 90
Jeuxvideo.com DOS Feb 11, 2010 18 out of 20 90
Jeuxvideo.com Amiga Feb 11, 2010 18 out of 20 90
The Games Machine (UK) Amiga Sep, 1988 81 out of 100 81
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Atari ST Sep, 1987 9.4 out of 12 78
ST/Amiga Format Amiga Sep, 1988 78 out of 100 78
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Amiga Oct, 1988 745 out of 1000 74
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Atari ST Oct, 1988 745 out of 1000 74
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Atari ST Oct, 1988 7 out of 10 70
Adventurearchiv DOS May 27, 2009 54 out of 100 54

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Awards

  • ACE
    • 1989/1 (issue #16): ACE Adventure Awards 1988: "Prettiest game of the year" (editorial choice)

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