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Castle of Illusion

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Castle of Illusion
Castle of Illusion cover
Sega Studios Australia
macOS (OS X) Feral Interactive
OS X Feral Interactive
Release dates
Windows September 4, 2013
macOS (OS X) July 24, 2014
Metacritic 69
Monetization One-time game purchase
Microtransactions None
Modes Singleplayer
Pacing Real-time
Perspectives Side view
Controls Direct control
Genres Platform
Art styles Cartoon
Series Mickey Mouse
Castle of Illusion on HowLongToBeat
Castle of Illusion on IGDB
Castle of Illusion guide on StrategyWiki
Castle of Illusion on MobyGames
Castle of Illusion on Wikipedia
Subseries of Disney
Mickey's Space Adventure 1985
Mickey Mouse 1986
Mickey's 123: The Big Surprise Party 1990
Mickey's ABC's: A Day at The Fair 1990
Mickey's Jigsaw Puzzles 1991
Mickey's Crossword Puzzle Maker 1991
Mickey's Colors & Shapes 1991
Follow the Reader 1993
Mickey's Memory Challenge 1993
Mickey & Friends Print Studio 1995
Mickey Mouse Preschool 2000
Mickey Mouse Kindergarten 2000
Mickey Saves the Day: 3D Adventure 2001
My Disney Kitchen 2002
Mickey's Typing Adventure 2012
Castle of Illusion 2013
Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two 2013
Where's My Mickey? XL 2013
Epic Mickey: Rebrushed 2024


The macOS (OS X) version of this game does not work on macOS Catalina (version 10.15) or later due to the removal of support for 32-bit-only apps.

General information

Remake of Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse (1990)
Developer minisite
Steam Community Discussions


Source DRM Notes Keys OS
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All versions require Steam DRM.
The Mac OS X version is no longer sold digitally.

Game data

Configuration file(s) location

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\pcrun.cfg[Note 1]
macOS (OS X)
Steam Play (Linux) <SteamLibrary-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/227600/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game data location

System Location
Windows <Steam-folder>\userdata\<user-id>\227600\remote\
macOS (OS X)
Steam Play (Linux) <SteamLibrary-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/227600/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game cloud syncing

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud


In-game video settings.
In-game video settings.

Graphics feature State WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
See the WSGF entry.
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See Borderless fullscreen windowed.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Vertical sync (Vsync)
Enabled by default. Can be disabled in the graphics driver.
60 FPS
120+ FPS
Frame rate is capped at 67 FPS. See High frame rate.
High dynamic range display (HDR)
See the glossary page for potential alternatives.

Borderless fullscreen windowed

Edit pcrun.cfg[citation needed]
  1. Go to the configuration file(s) location.
  2. Edit pcrun.cfg.
  3. Change borderlesswindow from false to true.

High frame rate

Edit pcrun.cfg[citation needed]
  1. Go to the configuration file(s) location.
  2. Edit pcrun.cfg.
  3. Change framelimit from true to false.
  4. For 60 Hz users, disable Vsync in the graphics driver.


In Toyland Act 3, there's a bug where Mickey falls below the floor and gets stuck. Enable the frame limiter to prevent it from happening.


In-game control settings.
In-game control settings.

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Three presets only.
Mouse acceleration
No mouse support.
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller support
Full controller support
Achievements menu opens in Steam Overlay ( Shift+Tab ).[citation needed]
Controller remapping
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Controller sensitivity
Controller Y-axis inversion
Controller types
XInput-compatible controllers
Xbox button prompts
Impulse Trigger vibration
PlayStation controllers
Supported on OS X.
PlayStation button prompts
Light bar support
Adaptive trigger support
DualSense haptic feedback support
Connection modes
Generic/other controllers
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Additional information
Controller hotplugging
Button/key prompts will not switch over while the game is running.
Haptic feedback
Digital movement supported
Simultaneous controller+KB/M


In-game audio settings.
In-game audio settings.

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Narration can be toggled.
Surround sound
Verified up to 7.1 output.[1]
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost


Language UI Audio Sub Notes
1) Fan translation by « ZoG Forum Team»
2) Fan voice-over by Team Raccoon & R.G. MVO

VR support

3D modes State Notes
Nvidia 3D Vision
Use Helix Mod: Castle of Illusion.
User created game profile.Note: Game is very unstable, see here

Other information


Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 9
OpenGL 2 macOS/OS X only.
Shader Model support 3
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
macOS (OS X)
This 32-bit-only macOS game does not work on macOS Catalina (10.15) or later.

System requirements

Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) Vista SP2
Processor (CPU) 2.8 GHz Dual Core
System memory (RAM) 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 10 GB
Video card (GPU) ATI Radeon HD 2600
Nvidia GeForce 8600
DirectX 10 compatible
macOS (OS X)
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 10.8.5
Processor (CPU) Intel Core 2 Duo 1.8 GHz
System memory (RAM) 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 900 MB
Video card (GPU) 256 MB of VRAM
The following graphics cards are not supported on OS X: ATI Radeon X1xxx series, ATI Radeon HD2xxx series, Intel HD3000, Nvidia 7xxx series, Nvidia 8xxx series, Nvidia 9xxx series, Nvidia 3xx series and Nvidia 1xx series.


  1. When running this game without elevated privileges (Run as administrator option), write operations against a location below %PROGRAMFILES%, %PROGRAMDATA%, or %WINDIR% might be redirected to %LOCALAPPDATA%\VirtualStore on Windows Vista and later (more details).
  2. 2.0 2.1 Notes regarding Steam Play (Linux) data:


  1. PC Gaming Surround Sound Round-up - last accessed on May 2023