Original game featured on the "Roberta Williams Anthology" in 1997 for MS-DOS and Microsoft Windows 3.1 & 95. Complete with Apple II Emulator and selection of other Apple II adventure games - "Wizard and the Princess", "Mission: Asteriods", "Time Zone" and "The Dark Crystal". Add
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To commemorate Sierra's seventh year in operation (1987), the game was donated as freeware in the public domain. See below for transcript of the 'official notice' which appeared in this re-released game:
"FROM A GREAT MOMENT IN HISTORY: MYSTERY HOUSE THE FIRST GRAPHIC ADVENTURE, WAS CREATED IN 1980 BY SIERRA ON-LINE FOUNDERS KEN AND ROBERTA WILLIAMS AND RELEASED INTO THE PUBLIC DOMAIN IN 1987 TO CELEBRATE SIERRA'S 7TH ANNIVERSARY.
WE ENCOURAGE YOU TO COPY THIS GAME FOR YOURSELF OR TO SHARE. IF YOU HAVE ENJOYED IT YOU MAY SEND A $5 DONATION TO KEN AND ROBERTA'S FAVORITE CHARITY, SIERRA HISTORIC SITES ASSOCIATION, P.O. BOX 451, OAKHURST, CA 93644.
NOTE: BECAUSE IT IS NOW FREE SIERRA'S GIFT TO YOU WE CAN NO LONGER TAKE CALLS ON THIS GAME. IF YOU NEED HELP, WE SUGGEST YOU CONTACT YOUR LOCAL APPLE USERS GROUP TO TALK WITH OTHERS WHO MAY HAVE PLAYED IT." Add
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In 2004, New Radio and Performing Arts, Inc., (aka Ether-Ore) commissioned the Mystery House Taken Over project for turbulence.org. Noted Interactive Fiction authors created variations of Mystery House which can be downloaded or played online. The variations include an Asian-themed adventure, a Gothic mystery, and a Spanish game set in Casa Tomada. Add