Disney's Animated Storybook: Toy Story

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Disney's Animated Storybook: Toy Story
Disney's Animated Storybook: Toy Story cover
Developers
Pixar
Publishers
Disney Interactive Studios
Release dates
Windows April 24, 1996
Mac OS (Classic) April 24, 1996
Taxonomy
Modes Singleplayer
Pacing Relaxed
Perspectives Cinematic camera
Controls Point and select
Genres Interactive book
Art styles Pre-rendered graphics, Cartoon
Themes Contemporary
Series Disney's Animated Storybook, Toy Story
Disney's Animated Storybook: Toy Story on MobyGames
Disney's Animated Storybook: Toy Story on Wikipedia
Subseries of Disney
Disney's Animated Storybook: The Lion King 1994
Disney's Animated Storybook: Winnie the Pooh and the Honey Tree 1995
Disney's Animated Storybook: Pocahontas 1995
Disney's Animated Storybook: Toy Story 1996
Disney's Animated Storybook: The Hunchback of Notre Dame 1996
Disney's Animated Storybook: 101 Dalmatians 1997
Disney's Animated Storybook: Hercules 1997
Ariel's Story Studio 1997
Disney's Animated Storybook: Mulan 1998
Disney's Animated Storybook: Winnie the Pooh and Tigger Too 1999
Toy Story
Subseries of Pixar
Disney's Animated Storybook: Toy Story 1996
Toy Story 1996
Toy Story 2: Buzz Lightyear to the Rescue 1999
Toy Story Mania! 2010
Toy Story 3: The Video Game 2010
Toy Story Drop! 2019

Key points

Game does not run on modern operating systems (16-bit game). Virtualization is required.
Game runs exclusively at 256-color mode (8-bit), and cannot run at higher color settings. Windows Compatibility Mode does not work to resolve this (See Issues fixed for workaround.)

General information

Fandom's Disney Wiki entry
Eli's Software Encyclopedia entry

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
Windows
Mac OS

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows
Mac OS (Classic)

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows
Mac OS (Classic)

Video[edit]

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
The game runs at 640x480.
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Vertical sync (Vsync)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
60 FPS
All animations run at around 24 fps.
120+ FPS
High dynamic range display (HDR)
Game runs in 256 colors exclusively.
Color blind mode
There is an optional minigame where players have to match different colored Squeeze Toy Aliens with different colored backpacks.

Input[edit]

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse required to play the game.
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.

Audio[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
Beyond having Hamm read the story with words highlighted as he reads them (with the words visible at all times), there are no subtitles or closed captions.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
The game uses icons for its interface.

Issues fixed[edit]

256-color mode required[edit]

The game runs only at 256-color mode and refuses to launch at higher color settings. Windows Compatibility Mode does not work properly with this game.
Set to 256 colors[citation needed]
Method done with Windows XP running in a virtual machine (Windows XP Mode).
  1. Open the Display Properties.
  2. Go to the Settings tab and open the Advanced settings window.
  3. From the Advanced settings, go to the Adapter tab and click on "List All Modes...".
  4. From the list of valid modes, select any option that says "256 Colors" and click OK.
  5. Click OK or Apply for the changes to take effect.
  6. Close Display Properties and run the game as normal.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 3.1
Processor (CPU) 486-50 MHz
System memory (RAM) 8 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 10 MB
Sound (audio device) 8-bit sound card
Other Double-speed (2x) CD-ROM Drive
Mouse
Mac OS
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7.1
Processor (CPU) Motorola 68040
System memory (RAM) 8 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 10 MB
Sound (audio device) 8-bit sound card
Other Double-speed (2x) CD-ROM Drive
Mouse

References