Nick Montfort,
Dan Shiovitz,
Emily Short, &
the rest of the MHTO Occupation Force present

The fire is out
The pitcher is empty
It is getting dark
You are in the dining room

Mystery House

Taken Over

Latest Contribution, March 26

Mystery House: Occluded Vengeance by Guy Minor

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Visit the games page or select an icon above to play a version of Mystery House that someone else has taken over.

Or, join the Occupation Force, and write a game yourself. Create an account and then log in below:

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Download the Mystery House Taken Over Occupation Kit for Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux, and develop your own modified game offline. To play multimedia games (including the default reimplementation of Mystery House), you'll also need a Glulx interpreter.

Read more about the MHTO project, the people who contributed, and the pioneering 1980 computer game that is at its center.


Mystery House Taken Over is a 2004 commission of New Radio and Performing Arts, Inc., (aka Ether-Ore) for its Turbulence web site. It was made possible with funding from the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts.

Although MHTO is offered without any warranty, please feel free to contact us via Nick with any bug reports, or if you'd like to correspond about the project for any other reason: