The Time Device

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The Time Device
General information
AKA City of Madness, Clockwork Castle
Chalice Yes
Enemies Boiler Guards, Flying Eyeballs
Music (original) IG10
Music (remake) Killing Time
FMV before level 12AV
Chronological information
Level number 21.
Previous level The Entrance Hall
Next level Zarok's Lair
Location on Land Map
    The Entrance Hall
Sir Daniel Fortesque
Zarok's Lair
King of Cups King of Cups
Collect all the chalice rewards.
"Zarok seeks to expand his reach beyond the confines of time. Just think of where he could go. Modern London? Egypt? The possibilities are endless!"
― Loading screen description

The Time Device is the twenty-first level of MediEvil. It was not remade in MediEvil: Resurrection.


Book of Gallowmere






Main article: Books in MediEvil

Book 1

This metal keep houses the magical chariot that Zarok calls his Train. The path it runs along leads eventually to Zarok's Lair, however your route is blocked by gates controlled at various way stations. Travel to these on the Train, open the gates and head for the Lair.

Behind the scenes


Jason Wilson listed imagery from German Expressionism films such as Algol and Metropolis as inspiration for this level.[1] He also listed the old factory across from the train station in Cambridge as the basis for the level.[2]


In other languages

MediEvil (1998 original)

MediEvil (2019 remake)

Some languages localised the level name as The Time Machine, which is a level in MediEvil 2.

Language Name Meaning
Arabic ”الجهاز الزمني”
"aljihaz alzamanii"
The Time Machine
Bulgarian Устройството на времето
Ustroĭstvoto na vremeto
Croatian Vremenski uređaj -
Czech Stroj času The Time Machine
Danish Tidsapparatet -
Dutch Het tijdapparaat -
Finnish Aikalaite -
French (France) Le Chronographe The Chronograph
German Der Chronograf The Chronograph
Greek Η Μηχανή του Χρόνου
I Michaní tou Chrónou
The Time Machine
Hungarian Az időmasina -
Italian Il segnatempo -
Japanese 時計仕掛けの城
Tokei shikake no shiro
Clockwork Castle
Norwegian Tidsenheten -
Polish Maszyna czasu -
Portuguese (Brazil) O Dispositivo do Tempo -
Portuguese (Portugal) Dispositivo Temporal -
Romanian Dispozitivul Temporal -
Russian Машина времени
Mashina vremeni
The Time Machine
Spanish (LatAm) El Dispositivo Temporal -
Spanish (Spain) El Dispositivo del tiempo -
Swedish Tidmätaren -
Turkish Zaman Aygıtı -


  1. Facebook Jason Wilson, Reference and inspiration for the game MediEvil on Facebook. Published November 3, 2014.
  2. Twitter "Some of the environment designs are influenced by various location[sic] I would see every day in Cambridge. The old factory across from the train station was the basis for the City of madness/Time Device/Train levels."Jason Wilson (@GunnWriter) on X (formerly Twitter) (archived version at Internet Archive Wayback Machine). Published August 11, 2019.


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