The Red Chamber is the first chapter of Phantom Mansion: Spectrum of Souls. It is also the very first Phantom Mansion game.

Game introduces these mechanics:

  • Character control
  • Walking over cracked floors
  • Picking up keys with various symbols that matches to door with same symbol (circle key -> circle door)
  • Pushing boxes (and pushing them into void tile)
  • Switches (One-time only and switches that stays on while standing on it)

Player in this game gets short introduction and explanation to the story and what the player need to do in Phantom Mansion games, which is collecting masks (one from each chamber except black one) and then burning them in Black Chamber.