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Discworld II: Mortality Bytes!

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Mortality Bytes casts players again in the role of Rincewind, from the first game.

Death, the grim reaper, who normally ushers the Discworld inhabitants into the afterlife, is on an extended vacation. This means that those whose "time is up" are faltering around in limbo. Now it's up to Rincewind to bring him back or suffer the fate of immortality.

Gameplay is divided into 4 Acts. There are many locations to explore and a multitude of obstacles in Rincewind's path to overcome. Conversations with characters and interaction with inventory objects is necessary to move ahead.

The game features unique humour similar to the previous game.


Discworld II: Mortality Bytes! Windows The Luggage has practically unlimited capacity; here shown containing a wide range of wildlife.
Discworld II: Mortality Bytes! Windows Foul Ole Ron
Discworld II: Mortality Bytes! Windows Death!
Discworld II: Mortality Bytes! Windows All's well...

Alternate Titles

  • "Mundodisco II: ¿Presuntamente Desaparecido?" -- Spanish title
  • "Discworld II: Vermutlich vermisst...!?" -- German title
  • "Discworld II: Missing presumed...!?" -- UK title
  • "Discworld 2: Mortellement Votre" -- French title

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User Reviews

Shut up, shut up, SHUT UP! Windows Late (97)
Quite good, but missing just that little extra. Windows Ola Sverre Bauge (235)
One of the funniest and best-looking graphic adventures at the time. Windows Ricky Pugh (7)

Critic Reviews

Privat Computer PC Windows 1997 91 out of 100 91
Just Adventure DOS Mar, 2003 A- 91
Just Adventure Windows Mar 28, 2003 A- 91
PSX Nation PlayStation Sep 24, 1997 86 out of 100 86
PC Games (Germany) DOS Nov, 1996 83 out of 100 83
Video Games SEGA Saturn Sep, 1997 83 out of 100 83
Game Revolution Windows Jun 05, 2003 B+ 83
Power Play DOS Dec, 1996 82 out of 100 82
NowGamer PlayStation Sep 24, 1997 8 out of 10 80
Adventure Gamers DOS Dec 03, 2011 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70


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Discworld II: Mortality Bytes! features more than 25000 frames of hand-rendered animation cells.

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Contributed to by Ola Sverre Bauge (235), keth (178) and Macintrash (2494)