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Mortville Manor

MobyRank MobyScore
Atari ST
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4.0
Amiga
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2.5
Sinclair QL
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3.9
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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 DOS Suspect interrogation always begins like this...
Mortville Manor DOS Found a well
Mortville Manor Amiga Snow storm and the file management menu
Mortville Manor Amiga Manor exterior and the movement menu

Alternate Titles

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

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The Press Says

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

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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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