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Maniac Mansion Spiritual Successor ‘Thimbleweed Park’ Gets New Screens

Ron Gilbert’s Thimbleweed Park gets new screens showcasing the places we’ll be exploring when the game releases early next year.

Thimbleweed Park

Thimbleweed Park, the upcoming point-and-click adventure from Maniac Mansion creator Ron Gilbert is set to release early next year. Today we get a fresh look at the game, which is being developed alongside fellow LucasFilm Games veteran Gary Winnick and tells the story of two Federal Investigators looking to uncover a mysterious murder in the game’s titular town.

The new screenshots showcase a variety of new locales players will explore in Thimbleweed Park, including a bookstore, post office, convenience store, and a rather dingy hotel room.

Thimbleweed Park is slated to release in the first quarter of 2017 on the Xbox One, Windows, Mac, and Linux, with iOS and Android following a few months later. Stay tuned for more details on this exciting game from one of the genre’s most notable developers as the game’s release draws near.

In case you missed it, here’s a trailer introducing one of the game’s main characters, Delores Edmund.

Additionally, be sure to check out Ron Gilbert’s official Thimbleweed Park site for the latest details on the game’s development.

So, what do you think of the latest screens from Thimbleweed Park? Be sure to let us know in the comments section.

Check out the screens in the gallery below.

Frank has been the caffeine-fueled evil overlord of HeyPoorPlayer since 2008. He speaks loudly and carries a big stick to keep the staff of the HPP madhouse in check. A collector of all things that blip and beep, he has an extensive collection of retro consoles and arcade machines crammed into his house. Before founding the site, Frank was a staff writer for the blogs Gaming Judgement and NuclearGeek.
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