Maniac Mansion is an adventure game from LucasArts whose SCUMM (Scripting Utility for Maniac Mansion) engine formed the basis for many of the games to follow from the company.

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Is it possible to get a Game Over in Maniac Mansion by taking too long to rescue Sandy?

In the recent playthrough of Maniac Mansion done by The Game Grumps, Danny suggested that the base game, outside of meltdown timers and such, is on a timer that will result in a Game Over if it ...
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Why are the Edisons blue in some versions?

In the C64 Version of Maniac Mansion (and the DOS version included in Day of the Tentacle), the Edisons have a normal skin color: However, in some ports (e.g., Original 3.5" DOS and Amiga) they are ...
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What I'm supposed to do with this Chainsaw?

In the old Maniac Mansion Game for the commodore 64, you could find a Chainsaw in the kitchen. I never found any use for it! I always wondered what I'm supposed to do with it? Is there anyone who ...
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What are the different ways to kill your characters in Maniac Mansion?

Maniac Mansion was one of my favorite adventure games growing up. I found out that if I fill up the pool while someone was still in it, the character would die with a little gravestone outside the ...
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Maniac Mansion character combinations

Are there any combinations of characters in the original Maniac Mansion which make the game impossible to finish?