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Perry Mason: The Case of the Mandarin Murder

MobyRank MobyScore
Atari ST
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5.0
Apple II
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Commodore 64
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4.0
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Description

The Case of the Mandarin Murder is a text adventure with graphics, based on the Perry Mason detective stories by Erle Stanley Gardner. A woman is in jail after her rich husband is found dead, and the skillful attorney Perry Mason must prove her innocence. The gameplay is influenced by Infocom's games in similar genre.


Screenshots

Perry Mason: The Case of the Mandarin Murder DOS Questioning.
Perry Mason: The Case of the Mandarin Murder Atari ST A phone call from eventual suspect Laura
Perry Mason: The Case of the Mandarin Murder Atari ST CGA doens't really do Bella justice, this just about does
Perry Mason: The Case of the Mandarin Murder Atari ST Playing IF games with no manual and no vocab list can be a chore

Alternate Titles

  • "Perry Mason: El Caso del Asesinato del MandarĂ­n" -- Spanish title

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Happy Computer Commodore 64 1986 87 out of 100 87

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Awards

  • Happy Computer
    • 1986 - Runner-up as Adventure Game of the Year

Contributed to by Quapil (4742), jeff leyda (1586), Martin Smith (63155), Garcia (4783) and Macs Black (77794)