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Retrieved from ” https: Is that the whole story about him? The final chapter of the book discusses how gurpss run campaigns in the Discworld universe. The emphasis is on themes, episodes from history, and the world at large.

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You need no other books to play. I paid particular attention to the games industry; aside from being familiar to the potential audience, these sorts of thing can make for interesting games in themselves. Like chapter 6, this chapter treads familiar ground for Discworld readers. Discworld has been around almost as long as pen and paper RPGs.

Reading the excerpt fluff feels a lot like reading something from one of the novels. Readers will quickly feel at home as they digest the development of the clacks, the attitudes between dwarfs and trolls, and the traditions of the Uberwaldian aristocracy.

For this group, Discworld Roleplaying Game is an excellent product.


The character profiles contain some helpful suggestions for GMs. However, the book does not have a full trait list as in Basic Set pp. That last part is a direct reference to an event from one of the novels, Men-at-Arms, when a troll constable of the Night Watch gets locked in a freezer and begins to understand the very meaning of existence.

Chapter 6 marks a significant change in tone.

The basic premise is that there is a master Magic skill along with eight Magical Forms skills that cover types of magic, such as Divination for getting information magically and Physiomancy for manipulating living things. The text is laid out discwotld two columns, which works well in printed formats.

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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. This included revised and sometimes abbreviated versions of much of the setting and scenario material that first appeared in Discworld Also.

And he and his golden horde of oldies rampaged around for a while, in search of glory and linniment. Yes, if you buy from one of these links, Amazon pays a percentage to SJ Games! As a GM I found them helpful. He transformed it into a semi-human female form; the only flaw in the result was that the hamster, having been rendered more intelligent by the spell, is now convinced that she is a genius.

This chapter also contains suggestions for adapting templates to related character types for instance, turning a Merchant into a small-time professional in a different field. Cover to the first edition. Have you tried this out? He wrote the Discworld series, which spans over 40 books and combines imaginative fantasy, brilliant satire, and hilarious characters that have enthralled readers for decades.


It has bits on character creation which, because this is Gudps, is nearly half the book and all the assorted skills, combat rules, magic, gear, and setting information you could want. Gaming sessions are story-told and run by “Game Masters” often referred to as simply: The wolf’s barely-controlled hunger for flesh has been transmuted into a shared tendency to snack at every opportunity, and a willingness to try anything edible once, including hallucinogenic fungi.

That’s up to the people who play with it, though I like disscworld think that they’ll be able to manage both, often in the same scene.

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It was released in November It drips from every chapter. Just go away and play tourists or something.

These books describe themselves as “officially unofficial”, meaning that while they are a licensed product written in consultation with Sir Terry, he reserved the right to contradict them in the novels if he had a better idea.