DOS - 1995
Description of Discworld
Two of the most underrated adventure games ever, both Discworld games are based on Terry Pratchett's pun-filled fantasy Discworld series, in which the whole world is carried through space by a turtle, and idioms and puns do have a life of their own.
As bumbling wizard Rincewind, prevent the Dragon from destroying the world in Discworld 1 and find a way to convince the disillusioned Death to resume his day job in the sequel. Both games have great humor (although dialogues drag on at times), and some of the most devious but logical puzzles ever designed. Famed Monty Python veteran Eric Idle's performance as the voice of Rincewind is flawless, althought some dialogues are very long-winded to the point of frustrating. Clever puzzles and hilarious animations, however, more than make up for it. Highly recommended for Pratchett fans and fans of zany adventure games in general-- just be prepared to sit through very long (and sometimes tedious) dialogues. Two thumbs up!
Note: This download is a full CD-ROM game-- 600MB zipped to 100MB using MP3 compression techniques, thanks to Mok :)
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Comments and reviews
Sirawsmface64 2017-02-26 0 point
I'm not getting any sound, even after i made the resident sblaster.
admin 2016-02-26 -3 points
@arf: do you honestly think a 385 MiB download is not the CD version?
arf 2016-02-26 0 point
@Admin, is this download the cd version? cause I searched your site and none other than this is available.
Dave 2015-05-28 1 point DOS version
This game runs perfectly on a mac but i can't seem to access the save menu or save the game at all. Does anyone know how to do it?
Erik 2015-05-26 1 point DOS version
Got it to work using Dosbox, but later it started saying that it couldn't find the disk (heh.). Any suggestions?
meltedplasticarmyguy 2015-05-03 -1 point DOS version
I can not get this to even load up. I am using the latest D-Fend. The screen will flash and go back to D-Fend.
Sneaky Wizard 2014-09-02 -1 point DOS version
It is saying there is a windows compatibility problem :(
Quelohasdedicho 2014-03-09 1 point DOS version
For the save problem: Create a folder inside the game folder, with the name discwld, and inside this one create another folder with the name save. If this doesn't work, create a folder with the name save directly in the game folder.
Cole 2014-02-02 0 point DOS version
How do i get it to save the game? if anyone could tell me how i would appreciate it
Marellya 2013-07-20 3 points DOS version
My father used to read the discworld novels to me when i was small and i played this (Installed on my "pc" if you could call it that back then on 22 floppy discs haha).
My father recently died and this is just what i need to remember him by.
Rosanne 2013-07-18 0 point DOS version
I have a huge probnlem - I couldn't save. Only thing I can do is to keep PC hibernated and don't close game till I beat it...
Beetle Bailey 2013-01-09 0 point DOS version
This is a true gem! Dear GOD I spend so much time on this one back in 1996!
However : Some puzzles are VERY difficult, so using a walkthrough when stuck is not wrong in any sense. And trust me, despite being am old "spelunker" I was tearing my on hair out sometimes back then!
Hint : I was stuck at giving c*****d to Nanny Ogg for atleast 2 month before I gave in and found a walkthrough.
Ginja 2012-10-05 2 points DOS version
Discworld is an amazing experience (as are the novels) but there is a reason why the file size is so small - sound files for a game that has complete voice acting officially by the amazing Eric Idle.
The good news is that the entire game IS subtitled by default. So you can enjoy the experience, but without audio, you're truly missing out.
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