Mansions of Madness (1st Edition)

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This article is about the boardgame. For other uses of Mansions of Madness, please see Mansions of Madness (Disambiguation)

Mansions of Madness


Publisher: Fantasy Flight Games

Product Code/SKU: MAD01

ISBN: 978-1-61-661015-9

Year: 2010

Designer(s): Corey Konieczka

Artist(s): Anders Finér (Cover Art), ? (Other Art)

Number of Players: 2 to 5 players

Estimated Playing Time: 120 to 180 minutes

Suggested Ages: 13 +

Expansions: Mansions of Madness: Season of the Witch, Mansions of Madness: The Silver Tablet, Mansions of Madness: 'Til Death Do Us Part, Mansions of Madness: House of Fears, Mansions of Madness: Forbidden Alchemy, Mansions of Madness: The Yellow Sign, Mansions of Madness: The Laboratory, Mansions of Madness: Call of the Wild

Other Editions: Mansions of Madness (2nd Edition)


From the publisher's web site:

Horrific monsters and spectral presences lurk in manors, crypts, schools, monasteries, and derelict buildings near Arkham, Massachusetts. Some spin dark conspiracies while others wait for hapless victims to devour or drive insane. It’s up to a handful of brave investigators to explore these cursed places and uncover the truth about the living nightmares within.

Designed by Corey Konieczka, Mansions of Madness is a macabre game of horror, insanity, and mystery for two to five players. Each game takes place within a pre-designed story that provides players with a unique map and several combinations of plot threads. These threads affect the monsters that investigators may encounter, the clues they need to find, and which climactic story ending they will ultimately experience. One player takes on the role of the keeper, controlling the monsters and other malicious powers within the story. The other players take on the role of investigators, searching for answers while struggling to survive with their minds intact. Do you dare enter the Mansions of Madness?

Mansions of Madness includes:

  • 1 Rulebook, Investigator Guide, and Keeper Guide
  • 8 Investigator Figures and 24 Monster Figures
  • Over 300 cards
  • Over 200 Tokens and Markers
  • 15 detailed Map Tiles
  • Nearly 70 Puzzle Tiles
  • 1 Ten-Sided Die

Comments / Trivia

Part of the Arkham Horror Files line of products.