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Description

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.

Screenshots

Discworld II: Mortality Bytes! Windows Title
Discworld II: Mortality Bytes! Windows All's well...
Discworld II: Mortality Bytes! Windows Death!
Discworld II: Mortality Bytes! Windows Deja vu

Promo Images

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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 (241)
One of the funniest and best-looking graphic adventures at the time. Windows Ricky Pugh (7)

Critic Reviews

Coming Soon Magazine Windows Dec, 1996 91 out of 100 91
Génération 4 Windows Jan, 1997 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 83
PC Games (Germany) DOS Nov, 1996 83 out of 100 83
Power Play Windows Dec, 1996 82 out of 100 82
PC Player (Germany) DOS Dec, 1996 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
La Aventura es la Aventura Windows Feb 05, 2007 75 out of 100 75
Adventure Gamers DOS Dec 03, 2011 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Gamezilla PlayStation 1996 69 out of 100 69
GameSpot Windows Dec 19, 1996 6.8 out of 10 68
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Windows May, 1997 Unscored Unscored

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Trivia

Animation

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

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