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name= Maniac_Mansion|
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name=Zak McKracken and the Alien Mindbenders|
 
release=1987|
 
release=1987|
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alternateNames=Zak McKracken, Zak|
 
publisher=[[LucasArts|Lucasfilm Games]]|
 
publisher=[[LucasArts|Lucasfilm Games]]|
 
developer=[[LucasArts|Lucasfilm Games]]|
 
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The first SCUMM game ever. This is the reason for the name SCUMM, which stands for ''Script Creation Utility for Maniac Mansion'''.
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'''Maniac Mansion''' was the second first game to use the [[SCUMM]] scripting language, which is in fact an acronym for ''Script Creation Utility for Maniac Mansion''.  The game follows Dave Miller and a group of his friends as they break into a strange mansion in an attempt to rescue Dave's girlfriend Sandy and stop the evil purple meteor from taking over the world.  The game has a group of six characters to choose from (Dave must always be in your party), and multiple possible endings.
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maniac_Mansion Wikipedia on Maniac Mansion]
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[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maniac_Mansion Wikipedia article on Maniac Mansion]
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[[Category:Games]]

Revision as of 07:22, 8 April 2006

Zak McKracken and the Alien Mindbenders
No Screenshot Available
First release 1987
Also known as Zak McKracken, Zak
Developed by Lucasfilm Games
Published by Lucasfilm Games
Distributed by (unknown)
Platforms Amiga, Apple II, Atari ST, C64, DOS, NES
Resolution (unknown)
Engine SCUMM
Support Since ScummVM 0.5.0
Available for
Purchase
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Maniac Mansion was the second first game to use the SCUMM scripting language, which is in fact an acronym for Script Creation Utility for Maniac Mansion. The game follows Dave Miller and a group of his friends as they break into a strange mansion in an attempt to rescue Dave's girlfriend Sandy and stop the evil purple meteor from taking over the world. The game has a group of six characters to choose from (Dave must always be in your party), and multiple possible endings.

External links

Wikipedia article on Maniac Mansion