Machiavillain is an evil mansion management and strategy game, inspired by Dungeon Keeper, Prison Architect and all the horror movie clichés! Build your own manor, raise your monsters, set up your traps, and exterminate your victims. But to gain reputation you'll have to slay by the horror movie rules!
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Mixed (293) - 60% of the 293 user reviews for this game are positive.
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May 16, 2018
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October 31

Happy Halloween (and 30% off)

From all the Team of MachiaVillain, we wish you to say: "Happy Halloween"!

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October 24

MachiaVillain nominated for the Ping Award

Hello fellow villains,
lots of news:
  • We are in the official selection of the Ping Awards!
    One of the most prestigious award in France.


  • Some of you have noticed that a new beta version is up. with bug fixes (and probably new bugs for the new features :) ). In addition to Electricity related features, there are new ones like you can dig Tombstone now etc.

  • We also wish to share with you this fantastic fan art from Nicole G. Torio

    Nicole G. Torio (fair warning: some mature content)

  • And we will be on vacation for the next week so don't worry if we don't answer right away!.
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Reviews

“Do you wish you too could have an army of minions under your capable grasp? If the answer to both these questions is yes then MachiaVillain is probably right up your alley.”
HardcoreGamer

“There’s just something rather disturbingly fun about indulging your inner evil genius through creating elaborate traps and kill rooms.”
4/5 – Mirror

About This Game


Welcome to Villain City, a luxury community entrenched in the hills of horror. Ax murderers, mad scientists and tax evaders, all kinds of bad guys consider this place to be their sweet home. This is the perfect place to rest, relax, and pursue a career in the noblest of professions: professional Villain!!

The real estate agent promised you a haunted house with jump scare devices and terrifying traps. Instead, you have a piece of empty land full of Vermin near a rubbish forest.

But do not flee yet! With a little elbow grease, the help of your minions and a lot of murders, you can turn this house into a happy and dreary mortal trap. Just lure locals inside, then trigger your deadly traps or let your minion feast on their brains and flesh. Every night you'll multiply your evil level until everyone calls your mansion " scary, nasty and horrible."

Be aware that the League of MachiaVillain Villains has adopted a strict policy that governs the level of wickedness that you have to adhere to in order to stay in the community. Drs Frank and Stein, Siamese co-Chairmen of the Board of evil ( BDM ), dictated a series of rules to follow when conducting your villainous business. They cover everything from how to kill intruders- to what salads are considered the most evil (no surprise, grated carrots).

Follow the rules of the League and become the scariest neighborhood Villain!


  • Build your mansion: Create the evil mansion of your nightmares! Put together the perfect crypt for your vampire, the insanest lab for your mad scientist, an irresistible swimming pool for your victims (and your shark) and don't forget the cannibal kitchen!
  • Gather your evil nightmare team: Choose your minions wisely though, as each possesses different traits and have different needs that must be tended to. They also have different fighting styles, such as long range, bare handed, and of course, bare fanged.
  • Manage your monsters: No evil mansion is complete without a cadre of minions to keep it running. Order them to do your evil deeds, and don’t forget to have them clean the blood stains.
  • Slaughter innocent victims…and bankers!: Our menu tonight includes a wide array of victims from famous tropes such as jocks, nerds, potheads, party girls or horror movie celebrities. A good variety ensures your minions stay well-fed.
  • Fight all the things: The environment is full of hostile creatures who want to take your place at the top of the food chain. Chupacabra, Wendigo, Sasquatch... There are also pro monster hunters who come knocking at your door with stakes, holy water or baseball bats. Show them who's the boss… the Villain boss!
  • Bloody good crafting: Sawing through countless victims means you'll end up with a few spare parts. Why not use those bits and bobs to craft something useful? MachiaVillain lets you create things using ingredients gathered from victims and harvested from the environment. Put them together and you'll get something horrifying, but also useful.
  • Follow the Rules!:The key to evil survival in MachiaVillain is to follow the unspoken rules of the horror movie genre. You do have an Evil Mastermind Reputation to think about after all. Follow the villain's rules to be a real success. So slaughter them when they're alone, kill the virgin last, and never, ever hurt the dog!

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows 7 or later. 32 Bit supported.
    • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo or faster
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: AMD Radeon HD 5750/Nvidia GT 450 or higher
    • DirectX: Version 9.0
    • Storage: 1 GB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: Mac OS X 10.8 or Later
    • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo or faster
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: AMD Radeon HD 5750/Nvidia GT 450 or higher
    • Storage: 1 GB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: Ubuntu 12.04+ or equivalent
    • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo or faster
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: AMD Radeon HD 5750/Nvidia GT 450 or higher
    • Storage: 1 GB available space

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