Discworld Roleplaying Game [Steve Jackson Games] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The best-selling works of Terry Pratchett chronicle. The Discworld Roleplaying Game, powered by GURPS, promises exciting roleplaying adventures inspired by one of the great storytellers of the. For the first time since the first time, we’re getting a new edition of the Discworld RPG. GURPS. Now there’s a name I haven’t heard in a very.

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Discworld has been around almost as long as pen and paper RPGs. Subscribe to Our Free Newsletter. By changing the name and adding the “Powered by GURPS ” logo, we’re making it even clearer than before that this is a complete roleplaying game.

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Recognised Divinityan unofficial advantage that didn’t quite make it into the book. Yes, if you buy from one of these links, Amazon pays a percentage to SJ Games! Making the title begin with “Discworld” will make it easier for series fans to find it, too.

Obviously there are exceptions. It rests on the back of four giant elephants, who in turn stand on the back of great A’Tuin, the only turtle to form the basis of an entire branch of astrophysics.

In warm conditions you suffer -1 to IQ. It has bits on character creation which, because this is GURPS, is nearly half the book and all the assorted skills, combat rules, magic, gear, and setting information you could want.

In the second edition, this has been reworked to make him an employee of Harry King. Warehouse 23 gugps worldbooks, supplements, and adventures, in physical and digital formats, for GURPS — as well as many of our other game lines. December 29th — Imperial Knights Dethroned.

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This included revised and sometimes abbreviated versions of much of the setting and scenario material that first appeared in Discworld Also. And that I should also explain discwofld the book is, and why I like it. Especially since this second edition has updated the lore to include all the latest books, including Unseen Academicals, THUD!


It includes the material from the previous edition of the game dsicworld its supplement, Discworld Also — all of it updated to reflect the events of the Discworld novels released since then, as well as the rules of GURPS Fourth Edition.

His particular blend of humor, wit, philosophy and pragmatic bloodymindedness made a unique world that gave many people myself included something to laugh and learn along with. So, if you can get past the clunky nature of GURPS, especially if you love humor, this book is well worth the investment. And this was getting a chance to revisit something I love from a different perspective. Surf our site for the files you want. Flee from an angry Swamp Dragon two feet of mindless fury and high-explosive digestion.

You need no other books to play. Privacy Policy Contact Us. Reading the excerpt fluff feels a lot like reading something from one of the novels.

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It’s a game set in a world where this happens. Read the Designer’s Notes for free on Pyramid! GURPS as a system is not without its problems. You need to login to do this. But, full disclosure, I love the Discworld novels. Yes, if you buy from one of these links, Amazon pays a percentage to SJ Games! This material was subsequently made freely available on Steve Jackson Games’ Web site. Even find out gurpe the why the second-greatest lover on the Disc needs a stepladder.

What more do you need to know? And the rules do a fantastic job of adhering to the humorous tone.

Intervene in the cultural interactions of trolls and dwarves but watch out for flying axes. As a GM I found them helpful. Things on Discworld get a bit…weird. There were also a number of articles and scenarios for the game in Pyramid magazine, one of which — “A Fist Full of Tunes You can Whistle” — was originally published in the short-lived UK roleplaying magazine Visions as “A Fistful of Dwarfs”.


Events on the Discworld have been chronicled in the best-selling works of Terry Pratchett. Download a Discworld Banner for your web site. Read reviews of the book.

Your purchased IQ represents your intelligence in Chilly or Moderate temperatures. Download a Discworld Banner for your web site. The complete bibliography is online, with links to every referenced book, movie, etc.

It is still kicking around—as evidenced by the latest release from Steve Jackson games, which we just got our hands on. There’s a lot of unusual stuff on the Disc, but don’t worry about getting lost — game author Phil Masters has crafted a roadmap to Pratchett-inspired storytelling. They have helpfully provide guidelines for running different kinds of campaigns—and I really like them.

It handles modern adventures much better than d20 ever did, to say nothing of crazy spy stuff, dystopian cyberscapes, or the aforementioned wizard-mechs. This is a complete roleplaying game. The world is flat. The point is that you can create just about any kind of character in GURPS, which duscworld both its blessing and its curse.

Discworld 2nd Edition is a complete roleplaying game. Fans have learned of the adventures of Rincewind the incompetent wizard, Granny Weatherwax the witch known to trolls as “She Who Must Be Avoided”Captain Carrot the six-foot dwarf, Archchancellor Ridcully, Susan Sto Helit granddaughter of Deathand a cast of strange and unique characters.

Gursp January 23, Warehouse 23 offers worldbooks, supplements, and adventures, in physical and digital formats, for GURPS — as well as many of our other game lines. But the book is full of flavor like that.