Return to Mysterious Island

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Developers
Kheops Studio
macOS (OS X) Coladia
Publishers
The Adventure Company
Anuman Interactive
Release dates
Windows November 4, 2004
macOS (OS X) 2008
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General information

Official website
GOG.com Community Discussions
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Amazon.com
DRM details are not known
Windows
GOG.com
DRM-free
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Steam
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Windows

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\config.ini
macOS (OS X)
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/277110/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\Users
macOS (OS X)
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/277110/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

General settings.
General settings.
Graphics option Option Notes
Widescreen resolution
1024x768 only.
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
See Windowed.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Pre-rendered scenes and animations.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Pre-rendered scenes and animations.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
60 FPS
Frame rate capped at 30 FPS. See also Windowed.
120+ FPS
Frame rate capped at 30 FPS. See also Windowed.

Windowed[edit]

Modify config.ini[1]
  1. Go to the configuration file(s) location.
  2. Open config.ini.
  3. Change bFullScreen=1 to bFullScreen=0
  4. Save the file.

Notes

Enabling windowed mode also disables frame rate cap.

Input settings[edit]

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

Audio settings[edit]

Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Main volume slider only.
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
German
Italian
Polish
Russian
Spanish

Issues unresolved[edit]

Crash to desktop[edit]

It has been reported that on some configurations the game crashes to desktop when starting.[2]

Game runs too fast[edit]

On some configurations game runs too fast which makes the game nearly un-playable.[1]

In-game text is too big[edit]

It has been reported that on OS X in-game text becomes too big which makes reading the text very difficult.[3]

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP, Vista, 7
Processor (CPU) 1.8 GHz
System memory (RAM) 512 MB 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 2 GB
Video card (GPU) DirectX 7.0 compatible DirectX 9.0c compatible
macOS (OS X)
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 10.6.8
Processor (CPU) Intel Core 2 Duo 2 GHz
System memory (RAM) 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 2 GB
Video card (GPU) 256 MB of VRAM

Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 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>/277110/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (277110) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References