The Burtons have just moved into their beautiful new dream home, which unfortunately for them, happens to be haunted. As they prepare to pack up and leave, they are suddenly greeted by the peculiar Milton Hobblepop, self described paranormal investigator.
User reviews: Mixed (8 reviews)
Release Date: Feb 11, 2010
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The Burtons have just moved into their beautiful new dream home, which unfortunately for them, happens to be haunted. As they prepare to pack up and leave, they are suddenly greeted by the peculiar Milton Hobblepop, self described paranormal investigator. Now the Burtons need your help to clear their house of a group of particularly unfortunate ghosts. Enter the domains of these eccentric specters and search for objects hidden throughout over 30 beautifully illustrated rooms. Discover details of the departed houseguests by solving enigmatic riddles left behind for the living. Assemble custom ghostcatchers for each pesky poltergeist and challenge them in unique minigames where you must play by their rules! Unravel the mysteries of the ghosts' unfortunate fates and their connection to the mysterious Hobblepop through in-game comics! Help the Burtons survive the paranormal and take back their home in Mishap: An Accidental Haunting.

  • Find hidden objects in a haunted mansion with over 30 rooms!
  • Face each of the eccentric specters in a unique minigame show-down!
  • Search for clues and assemble them to deduce hidden messages.
  • Discover the ghosts’ tragic tales through in-game comics!
  • Stunning and detailed environments bring the locations to life.

System Requirements

    • OS: Windows XP/Vista/7
    • Processor: 1.0GHz
    • Memory: 512 MB
    • DirectX®: 7.0 or higher
    • Hard Drive: 360 MB of free space
Helpful customer reviews
4 of 4 people (100%) found this review helpful
4.5 hrs on record
Not a bad hidden object game and very cheap on sale. Took four hours to beat it. The settings are visually interesting and animated and most of the mini-games at the end of each level are fun (though four or five rounds seemed excessive). There are little mini-mini-games in each level like solving a really easy to solve riddle and catching ghosts by moving your mouse around the screen (which is even easier than solving the too easy riddles). Still these little touches mix things up away from just object hunting.

All the objects look like they should, meaning when it says find a cookie, it looks like a cookie. You aren't left wondering "how is that a cookie?!" The game doesn't allow you to randomly click all over the screen to find things, which is good. Otherwise, I'm sure I'd have done it at times. If you click too many areas that aren't objects, a ghost pops up and the screen fills with a green fog, making it even harder to find objects.

The story is very basic. There's a haunted house. Various objects on the item list are used to form a machine that is used in the "boss fight" mini-games. Each of the four rooms in each of the eight levels has a letter or notebook or something to drop in some more story. I stopped caring about the story after a while. Each little scene between levels consisted of the ghost hunter guy telling you to go hunt more ghosts in another part of the house. The short animation at the end is a happy ending with a little plot twist, what little plot there is to twist.

I haven't played a lot of hidden object games, so I'm not sure how this stacks up in the genre as a whole. I don't see me ever playing it again, but I doubt I'd ever replay a hidden object game.
Posted: August 4, 2013
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3 of 4 people (75%) found this review helpful
5.5 hrs on record
Very fun spin on a hidden object game. The story used to tie it all together was enjoyable and the minigames inbetween scenes were just the right amount of frustrating. Getting to learn the stories behind all the ghosts I was catching was a really nice touch as well. The hint system was helpful but wasn't OVERLY helpful. There were a few times I didn't know what the object I was supposed to be looking for was supposed to look like, but those were the times when I used a hint and were few and far between.
Posted: February 8
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
4.6 hrs on record
Decent hidden object game. It took around four hours to beat. There's 8 different chapters focusing on a different ghost. Each chapter has four rooms to clear. Then there's a puzzle to figure out and then a mini-game to play that serves as kind of like the boss battle at the end of the chapter. This game sports some of the worst cover art ever.
Posted: August 27, 2013
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0 of 6 people (0%) found this review helpful
5.4 hrs on record
Game is broken. Cannot finish as it is.
Posted: December 23, 2013
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1 of 9 people (11%) found this review helpful
1.0 hrs on record
plain boring
Posted: December 7, 2013
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3.6 hrs on record
A short Hidden Object game with nice in-game graphics and some decent mini games, that are finally not just match-3 and sport the difference games.
Posted: September 15, 2012
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