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Discworld II: Mortality Bytes! (Windows)

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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 The Luggage has practically unlimited capacity; here shown containing a wide range of wildlife.
Discworld II: Mortality Bytes! Windows Interface: Moving your cursor over something displays its name
Discworld II: Mortality Bytes! Windows Inside the wandering shop
Discworld II: Mortality Bytes! Windows Foul Ole Ron

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! Late (98) 2.67 Stars2.67 Stars2.67 Stars2.67 Stars2.67 Stars
Quite good, but missing just that little extra. Ola Sverre Bauge (235) 3.67 Stars3.67 Stars3.67 Stars3.67 Stars3.67 Stars
One of the funniest and best-looking graphic adventures at the time. Ricky Pugh (7) 4.67 Stars4.67 Stars4.67 Stars4.67 Stars4.67 Stars

The Press Says

Quandary Jan, 1997 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
PC Zone Aug 13, 2001 9.3 out of 10 93
Just Adventure Mar 28, 2003 A- 91
PC Player (Denmark) 1997 86 out of 100 86
Game Revolution Jun 05, 2003 B+ 83
Génération 4 Jan, 1997 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 83
GameStar (Germany) Nov, 1997 83 out of 100 83
Power Play Dec, 1996 82 out of 100 82
La Aventura es la Aventura Feb 05, 2007 75 out of 100 75
PC Gamer Apr, 1997 73 out of 100 73

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Trivia

Animation

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

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Ola Sverre Bauge (235) added Discworld II: Mortality Bytes! (Windows) on Apr 25, 2000
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