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Another game using the graphical adventure interface found in Déjà Vu and Shadowgate, Uninvited comes with a "horror" theme.

While driving on a lonely road at night, a strange figure blocks your vision causing you to swerve and crash your car. When you regain consciousness, you find that your brother is missing (in the NES-Version it's your sister who is missing). The only place he could have gone is a creepy old mansion which looms in front of you. With nowhere else to go, you enter the mansion in search of your brother. It turns out the mansion once belonged to an old wizard and his apprentice, and somehow it has become infested with the Undead.


Uninvited Windows 3.x Even prettier than in the NES version.
Uninvited Apple IIgs Front yard
Uninvited Atari ST The house.
Uninvited Windows 3.x About to attract the mysterious lady's attention, instant game over.

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Alternate Titles

  • "悪魔の招待状" -- Japanese spelling
  • "Akuma no Shōtaijō" -- Japanese title

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User Reviews

Quite worthless excuse for an adventure game. DOS Joakim Kihlman (275)
Better than other MacVenture games and maybe not for kids. Macintosh Andrew Fisher (707)
Old school survival horror NES ETJB (480)
Old School Classic NES Oblio (108)

Critic Reviews

ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Amiga Jul, 1987 11.25 out of 12 94
Happy Computer Macintosh Nov, 1986 86 out of 100 86
GamePro (US) NES Jun, 1991 4 out of 5 80
Questicle.net NES Dec, 2013 B 75
NES Center NES Nov 08, 2009 7.5 out of 10 75
ST Action Atari ST Aug, 1988 72 out of 100 72
Classic-games.net NES Jan 07, 2019 7 out of 10 70
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) NES May, 1991 20 out of 40 50
Adventure Gamers NES Oct 29, 2010 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
Just Games Retro NES Aug 21, 2002 1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars 30


Topic # Posts Last Post
MacVenture series? 5 Pseudo_Intellectual (64452)
Sep 06, 2012


NES version

In the NES version, several references to religion were removed (especially pentagrams). Additionally there are various changes in text and graphics to be less violent. A detailed list of changes can be found on schnittberichte.com (German).

Orange water

In the flooding bathroom event, the water that exits the faucet, and overflows the bathtub is orange. But when the water fills the bathroom, it becomes blue.
Contributed to by Quapil (5475), Rola (8277), POMAH (66171), Kabushi (257695), Alan Chan (3618) and Pseudo_Intellectual (64452)
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