Discworld II: Mortality Bytes!

Critic Score User Score
PlayStation
78
3.2
SEGA Saturn
...
3.7
Windows
83
3.9
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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 Intro
Discworld II: Mortality Bytes! Windows Inside a pyramid
Discworld II: Mortality Bytes! Windows All's well...
Discworld II: Mortality Bytes! Windows Interface: Double-clicking performs an action; with people, talking.  The icons are conversation topics.

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

High Score DOS Feb, 1997 5 out of 5 100
PC Player (Denmark) Windows 1997 86 out of 100 86
Game Revolution Windows Jun 05, 2003 B+ 83
Video Games SEGA Saturn Sep, 1997 83 out of 100 83
Power Play DOS Dec, 1996 82 out of 100 82
Fun Generation SEGA Saturn Sep, 1997 8 out of 10 80
La Aventura es la Aventura Windows Feb 05, 2007 75 out of 100 75
La Aventura es la Aventura DOS Feb 05, 2007 75 out of 100 75
PC Gamer Windows Apr, 1997 73 out of 100 73
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 (2494)