Download Discworld

More than 13700 old games to download for free!

Discworld

DOS - 1995

Alt names עולם הדיסק, Terry Pratchett's Mundodisco, Terry Pratchett's Discworld, Ohlam Ha disc, Discworld: The Trouble With Dragons, DiscWorld, ディスクワールド
Year 1995
Platform DOS
Released in United States
Genre Adventure
Theme Fantasy, Graphic Adventure, Licensed Title, Puzzle elements
Publisher Psygnosis Limited
Developer Perfect 10 Productions, Teeny Weeny Games, Ltd.
Dosbox support Fully supported on 0.70
4.24 / 5 - 49 votes

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 :)

Review By HOTUD

Comments and reviews

00Dog 2018-11-12 0 point

If your having any issues, you can try using https://www.scummvm.org/ to run it

HRG001 2018-10-21 0 point

I have just solved my sound issue with this game by copying the individual contents of the drivers folder into the main discwld.cd folder. Hope this helps. ; )

Arnizipal 2018-10-12 1 point

The trick with installing this game is that it can only be installed on (what the game thinks) is the C drive.

I downloaded the ISO version and mounted it on drive L.
Then I copied the Discworld folder to my Games folder on the D drive.

After starting up DosBox I used the following command to make the game think the mounted ISO was my CD ROM drive:
MOUNT L L:\ -t cdrom

After that I mounted my game folder on the D drive, which I gave the alias C
MOUNT C D:\Games\Discworld

Now you can run the game with the DWU.exe in the DosBox command line.
To set up sound, as Elph-kun mentioned, you should copy the Drivers folder to the new discwld.cd game folder that DosBox created. You can do this in windows.

After that is done, run the Setsound.exe command in discwld.cd from DosBox and you should be able to set up SoundBlaster sound for everything.

anon 2018-09-12 0 point

when i go into the setsound and try and set it for the sound blaster 16 it says could not save configuration file.

yeetle 2018-07-28 -1 point

I had this game on floppy when i was a kid!
Can't wait to play it again!

agjerde 2018-07-16 0 point

Got the floppy version. Could not get any sound to work on DosBox. Switched to ScummVM and it solved the problem.

KC 2018-04-30 0 point

I have now tried both versions and still no sound. I guess it can be played with no sound, but sound would be a nice touch.

KC 2018-04-30 0 point

I have the DOS game up and running in Boxer on a Mac, I have set up the sound using SoundBlaster as instructed, which works for most games. However, like Sirawsmface64 has stated, I have no sound. But DAVE says he has the game running perfect on a MAC, but can't save. I think I downloaded the ISO version, but will try again with the floppy version.

Elph-kun 2018-04-23 2 points

Anyone having problems with getting audio working:

After installing the program to your DOSbox 'C' drive, copy the contents of the 'Drivers' folder in the ISO to c:\discwld.cd\

Then run Setsound.exe and you should be good to go.

ekez 2018-04-12 0 point

why is there no audio with the floppy version?

Jozef Novak 2017-10-04 0 point

Super! This game excelent!

I.M. MEEN 2017-08-10 1 point

i wanna be the first person in a video game to say f***

Sirawsmface64 2017-02-26 0 point

I'm not getting any sound, even after i made the resident sblaster.

admin 2016-02-26 -1 point

@arf: do you honestly think a 385 MiB download is not the CD version?

arf 2016-02-26 -1 point

@Admin, is this download the cd version? cause I searched your site and none other than this is available.

dogpuke 2015-06-03 -8 points DOS version

To all those who can't get this to run try SCUMMVM.

Dave 2015-05-28 0 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 -2 points DOS version

It is saying there is a windows compatibility problem :(

alucard 2014-07-11 0 point DOS version

Espero que funcione gracias

sasu 2014-05-13 -1 point DOS version

yaw

sweed 2014-03-26 0 point DOS version

thanks

admin 2014-03-17 -1 point DOS version

Now the CD version is available, enjoy it!

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.

L3d 2014-02-19 0 point DOS version

this wrocks!!!!

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.

Carlsgro 2013-01-08 0 point DOS version

the cartoon was good, game was average, slightly sad

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.

Write a comment

Share your gamer memories, help others to run the game or comment anything you'd like. If you have trouble to run Discworld, read the abandonware guide first!

 

Download Discworld

We may have multiple downloads for few games when different versions are available. Also, we try to upload manuals and extra documentations when possible. If the manual is missing and you own the original manual, please contact us!

Just one click to download at full speed!

DOS Version

DownloadFloppy version English version 20 MB DownloadISO Version English version 385 MB ManualEnglish version 3 MB

Similar games

Fellow retro gamers also downloaded these games:

Terms About Contact FAQ Useful links Contribute Taking screenshots How to play

MyAbandonware utopiaweb