DuckTales: Remastered

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DuckTales: Remastered
DuckTales: Remastered cover
WayForward Technologies
WF Engine
Release dates
Windows August 13, 2013
DuckTales: Remastered guide on StrategyWiki
DuckTales: Remastered on Wikipedia
Subseries of Disney
DuckTales: The Quest for Gold 1990
DuckTales: Remastered 2013

Key points

An HD remake of DuckTales originally released for the NES in 1989. The original game however has been re-released as part of the The Disney Afternoon Collection.
Game breaking freeze can occur in the ending of the game for Nvidia users. See Dracula Duck boss fight freeze for workaround.[1]
As of August 10, 2019, this game was removed from Steam.[2]

General information

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This game is no longer available.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\data\[Note 1]
Microsoft Store
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/237630/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %APPDATA%\Wayforward Technologies\DuckTales\
Microsoft Store
Steam <Steam-folder>\userdata\<user-id>\237630\remote\
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/237630/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

General settings.
General settings.
Image quality comparison to show how in-game resolution and desktop resolution affects the image. Click the image for details.
Image quality comparison to show how in-game resolution and desktop resolution affects the image. Click the image for details.
Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Game is first scaled from 1920x1080 to the selected resolution using bilinear filtering (resulting in softer image), then using nearest neighbor to fill the desktop resolution (resulting in scaling artifacts). See the comparison image info for more details.
Anamorphic 16:9.
4K Ultra HD
Rendering is done at 1920x1080.
Field of view (FOV)
Toggle with Alt+ Enter, freely resizeable.
For precise resolution, from configuration file change fakeFullScreen=0 into 1, then width= and height= to desired values.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Vertical sync (Vsync)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
60 FPS
120+ FPS
Capped at 60 FPS.

Input settings[edit]

Input settings.
Input settings.

Audio settings[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
No volume sliders present.
Surround sound
Always on for cutscenes.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost


Language UI Audio Sub Notes
Brazilian Portuguese
Fan translation by «ENPY Studio»

Issues unresolved[edit]

Dracula Duck boss fight freeze[edit]

The game can freeze after defeating this particular boss. Only known workaround is to quickly open game menu and skip the cinematic

No exclusive fullscreen option[edit]

Exclusive fullscreen is unavailable for this game.

Issues fixed[edit]

Game launches on secondary monitor[edit]

Edit engine.ini[3]
  1. Go to the configuration file(s) location.
  2. Open engine.ini.
  3. Change fakeFullScreenMonitor=1 to fakeFullScreenMonitor=0
  4. The game should launch on your primary monitor now.

Other information[edit]


Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 9.0c
Shader Model support 3.0
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes


Middleware Notes
Audio FMOD Ex
Interface Scaleform

System requirements[edit]

Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP SP2, Vista, 7
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium 4 2.4 GHz
System memory (RAM) 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 1 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 9600 GT
AMD Radeon HD 3870
Pixel Shader 3.0
512 MB of VRAM


  1. When running this game without Administrator elevation, activity in %PROGRAMFILES%, %PROGRAMFILES(X86)%, and %WINDIR% might be redirected to %LOCALAPPDATA%\VirtualStore\ (more details).
  2. 2.0 2.1 File/folder structure within this directory reflects the path(s) listed for Windows and/or Steam game data (use Wine regedit to access Windows registry paths). Games with Steam Cloud support may store data in ~/.steam/steam/userdata/<user-id>/237630/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (237630) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.