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Discworld II: Mortality Bytes!

MobyRank MobyScore
Windows
83
3.9
DOS
82
3.8
SEGA Saturn
...
3.5
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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 Interface: Right-clicking gives a description
Discworld II: Mortality Bytes! Windows Oops...
Discworld II: Mortality Bytes! Windows Nudge nudge
Discworld II: Mortality Bytes! Windows Title

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 (98)
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)

The Press Says

Tap-Repeatedly/Four Fat Chicks DOS Feb, 2004 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
Quandary Windows Jan, 1997 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
Just Adventure Windows Mar 28, 2003 A- 91
Consoles Plus PlayStation Nov, 1997 90 out of 100 90
PC Player (Denmark) Windows 1997 86 out of 100 86
Jeuxvideo.com Windows Jan 22, 2010 17 out of 20 85
Video Games SEGA Saturn Sep, 1997 83 out of 100 83
Génération 4 Windows Jan, 1997 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 83
GameStar (Germany) Windows Nov, 1997 83 out of 100 83
IGN PlayStation Sep 24, 1997 6 out of 10 60

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Trivia

Animation

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 (2507)