Following the fall of Rome the practice of constructing unfortified villas ceased. Everyone who has played the negative guy” in a one particular-vs-a lot of game knows the temptation to play the part as much more of a kindly DM. Positive, it can be entertaining to crush the hopes and dreams of a roomful of pals, but Mansions of Madness was a storytelling game. Working with old 1st edition stuff with 2nd and effortless 1st mission lasted over two hours and the home burned down. Mansions of Madness is a cooperative board game of mystery and investigation inspired by the writings of H.P. Lovecraft.