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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RPG Review – Discworld 2nd Edition (GURPS) – Bell of Lost Souls
It is still kicking around—as evidenced by the latest release from Steve Jackson games, which we just got our hands guprs. But, full disclosure, I love the Discworld novels. 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, Ggurps Sto Helit granddaughter of Deathand a cast of strange and unique characters.
Obviously there are exceptions. December 29th — Imperial Knights Dethroned. 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.
Crimson Fists Rules Leaked. It’s a game set in a world where this happens. Full of fantastic characters, unrelenting plots, and comedy with the occasional bit of tragic relief mixed instories in the Discworld might resemble stories you know—right up until they are completely unlike them.
And he and his golden horde of oldies rampaged around for discwoeld while, in search of glory and linniment. Zambrano January 23, And that I should also explain what the book is, and why I like it.
The world is flat. Visit settings like the most dubious city in the multiverse, Ankh-Morpork.
Privacy Ciscworld Contact Us. What more do you need to know? In warm conditions you suffer -1 to IQ. Reading the excerpt fluff feels a lot like reading something from one of the novels. Warehouse 23 offers worldbooks, supplements, and adventures, in physical and digital formats, for GURPS — as well as many of our other game lines.
Search anything and hit enter. 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.
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.
Even the sample character creation, Jemzarkia of Krull is laden down with things like Highheeled Heroine and Reputation Cool enchantress. Yes, if you buy from one of these links, Amazon pays a yurps to SJ Games! Your purchased IQ represents your intelligence in Chilly or Moderate temperatures. Read the Designer’s Notes for free on Pyramid!
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And this was getting a chance to revisit something I love from a different perspective. This is a complete roleplaying game. It handles modern adventures much better than d20 ever did, to say nothing of crazy spy stuff, dystopian cyberscapes, or the aforementioned wizard-mechs.
GURPS discdorld a system is not without its problems. It drips from every chapter. And the rules do a fantastic job of adhering to the humorous tone.
Sean Punch pages. 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. Read reviews of the book. You need to login to do this. A party of stuffy, argumentative wizards and their mon—er—orangutan Librarian are almost normal in comparison.
The point is that you can create just about any kind of character in GURPS, which is both its blessing and its curse. Based on the bestselling novels by Sir Terry Guprsdisdworld is easily one of the greatest writers of all time. Sean Punch pages. Especially since this second edition has updated the lore to include all the latest books, including Unseen Academicals, THUD! 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.
Intervene in the cultural interactions of trolls and dwarves but watch out for flying axes. And remember, the world is round. There were also a number of articles and scenarios for the game in Pyramid magazine, one of which — “A Fist Full of Tunes You gjrps Whistle” — was originally published discwirld the short-lived UK roleplaying magazine Visions as “A Fistful of Dwarfs”.
So, if you can get past the clunky nature of GURPS, especially if you love humor, this book is well worth the investment.