The 7th Guest

Updated: 12/20/2017 by Computer Hope

The 7th Guest overview

The 7th GuestType: Adventure
ESRB Rating: Teen
Release Date: 01/01/1993 (Mac), 04/1993 (Windows)
Developer: Trilobyte
Publisher: Virgin Interactive

The 7th Guest was one of the first well known and successful multimedia games for the PC platform.

In The 7th Guest you visit the haunted abandoned mansion of Henry Stauf. Stauf was a master toy maker of amazing puzzles and you soon find out that the house was his greatest creation.

There were six guests the world knew about - and there was one other: Stauf's mad mansion lives again and only you can end the nightmare and learn the secret of The 7th Guest.

System Requirements: Microsoft Windows - Apple - Linux

Windows System Requirements
Operating System: DOS 5.0, Windows 95, Windows 98
Processor: Intel 386DX, 20 MHz
Memory: 2 MB RAM
Graphics Card: 16-bit SVGA video card with 512 KB or higher memory
Sound Card: Recommended 100% Sound Blaster compatible sound card
Hard Drive Space: 10 MB
Controls: Mouse
Multiplayer: n/a


Follow these steps to enter a cheat code:

  1. Start the 7th Guest game.
  2. At the beginning Ouija board, type exactly as follows: Zaphod Beeblebrox
  3. You will hear Stauf say "Groovie" with an echo.
  4. After that, you can go to the corners of the Ouija board and click to see the pictures of all the rooms.
  5. Click on the pictures and go to that room at any time.

Game Hints

Below are two of the more commonly confusing puzzles in The 7th Guest and the answers to each of these.

Cans Blocks
G | E | T
B | O | Y
T | A | D

Also, you have the option to go to the library book three times to have the puzzles solved for you.

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