Every once upon a time, creative professionals are called to do work that is not only legendary, but also impactful on the current generation. Disney’s Epic Mickey invoked just such a time for Popgun.
Epic Mickey is a game set in a stylized pen-and-paper world called Cartoon Wasteland. A mischievous and adventurous Mickey Mouse accidentally damages this world of forgotten characters and concepts, and is forced to make amends while combating antagonists with a magic paintbrush.
Taking inspiration from Disney’s epic tale, its familiar hero and delightfully dark setting, we produced a series of game titles fitting Mickey’s journey of restitution.
Though our work was not ultimately selected, we were delighted to be invited and privileged to participate in the reinvention and rejuvenation of the worldwide icon that is Mickey Mouse.