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Non- Computer, Games, General Knowledge

Games, computer, and related publications, GURPS

Steve Jackson’s GURPS

Jigsaws

 

Non-Computer

Thud

“32 Dwarfs, 8 Trolls, 1 Big Problem!”

Created by Trevor Truran and Terry Pratchett, sculpted by the Cunning Artificer, Bernard Pearson

UK: Aurient Traders, Fairford, Glos., 2001 (1-905471-06-8/18725205101/MGP5101;  EAN 855946000016)

 

Discworld Ankh-Morpork

Created by Martin Wallace.  Illustrations by Peter Dennis, Ian Mitchell, Paul Kidby, Bernard Pearson

UK: Treefrog Games, 5 September 2011
Standard version: 7-3621195147-2 with Kidby image on box
Collector’s Edition and Deluxe Collector’s Edition with Dennis image on box

German: Scheibenwelt Ankh-Morpork, Kosmos, 21 October 2011 (4002051691387)

 

Guards! Guards! A Discworld Boardgame

Created by Leonard Boyd and David Brashaw,  Illustrations by Stephen Player

UK: Backspindle Games and Z-Man Games, 31 August 2011 (ZMG 7089; 6-8170607089-6)
Rules revised in 2012

 

The Witches. A Discworld Game

Created by Martin Wallace, Illustrations by Peter Dennis, Ian Mitchell, and managed by The Discworld Emporium
Witch pieces sculpted by Anton Ducrot, Cast by Flytrap Factory

UK: Standard version, Mayfair Grames, Skokie IL/Treefrog: ISBN 1-56905-281-6 /02987703310
Collector’s Edition LFCABD0246 Treefrog Games, 25 August 2013

French: Les Sorcières, iello, 29 September 2013 (51111; ASIN B00F8QL46)

Polish: Świat Dysku Wiedźmy, Phalanx, (LFCABD227, 5900741508061)

 

Clacks

Created by Leonard Boyd and David Brashaw, Artwork and illustrations by Amber Grundy (a.k.a. the Artful Nudger)

UK: Backspindle Games, 3 October 2015 (at the Irish Discworld Convention), distributed by Esdevium Games, (BSG 1501; EAN 5 06034 600049)

Polish: Świat Dysku Sekary, Phalanx, 15 October 2015 (EAN 5 900741 508115) 

Czech: Semafory, Rexhry, 6 September 2016 (5 900741508115)

 

Games, General Knowledge

Terry Pratchett’s Discworld Quizbook: The Unseen University Challenge

David Langford

UK pbk: Vista (Gollancz), 65,000 copies on 23 May 1996 (0-575-60000-4)
Hbk: Gollancz, 21 July 2005 (0-575-07703-4)

German: Terry Pratchetts Scheibenwelt-Quizbuch, Goldmann February 2000 (3-442-44514-0)

Polish: Testy Niewidocznego Uniwersytetu, trs. Piotr W. Cholewa, PrószyÕski i S-ka, October 2005 (83-7469-152-2)

 

A Terry Pratchett Discworld Quizbook: The Wyrdest Link

David Langford

UK pbk: Gollancz, 26 April 2002 (0-575-07319-5)
Hbk: 2006 {or 3 January 2007] (0-575-07704-2)

German: Was ist ein Troll-Striptease?, trs. Andreas Brandhorst, Goldmann,  October 2006 (3-442-46204-5)

 

So You think You Know Discworld? The Unofficial Quiz Book

Clive Gifford

UK pbk: Hodder Children’s Books, August 2006 (0-340-91732-6)
withdrawn for trademark infringement,  reprinted and republished 23 September 2006 with same ISBN

 

Games, Computer, and related publications

 

The Colour of Magic

A Delta 4 production, released by Piranha (a subsidiary of Macmillan)

Amstrad/CPC: 1986 (0-333-43974-0)
Commodore: 1986 (0-333-43973-2)
Spectrum: 1986 (0-333-43972-4)

Re-released: The ZX Files Megatape 2, 1997, with issue 5 of The ZX Files (issue 2  contains the solution to the game

 

Discworld

A TWG/Perfect 10 Production, issued by Psygnosis Games

The Instruction Manual has a Foreword by Terry Pratchett

17 March 1995 Issued in PC (EAN 5016597013267), PC-CD Rom (EAN 5016597013281, and later in the Argentum Collection 20-9-70/RT; Z208011100), Mac (5016597013250) and Playstation (SCES 00012) versions.

USA:  PCCD Rom: EAN 653203013285; Playstation: ISBN 1-56673-258-1, SCUS 94600, EAN 711719460027

Dutch CD Rom: EAN 8713498365491

Hebrew: 3599528

Japanese: Itochu CD Rom EAN 4970986112614; CD Rom Mac EAN 4970986112911

Korean: 817307

Multilingual (French, German, Italian, Spanish) CD Rom: EAN 5016597013281

Polish: no code

Portuguese: no code

Spanish: same coding as multilingual and UK PC-CD ROM

Sega Saturn: Multilingual (English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Dutch) T-11302H-50; EAN: 5016597013212  (booklet ref. 672-3680-50)

A pirated version of this game, bought in Hong Kong, was reported to have crashed its purchaser’s computer.

Also called Discworld: The Trouble with Dragons.

Unofficial soundtrack at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ab2lMMXEGf0

 

Terry Pratchett’s DISCWORLD: The Official Strategy Guide

Glen Edridge, with a redrawn version of Stephen Player’s map of Ankh-Morpork

Pbk: Prima, 1995 (USA 0-7615-0218-1; UK 0-5521-4439-8)

 

Discworld II: Missing, Presumed…. (USA: Mortality Bytes)

A Perfect Production, issued by Psygnosis Games
‘Throwing Rocks From Afar: Terry Pratchett’

The Instruction Manual has a Foreword by Terry Pratchett

Issued only for PC CD Rom (EAN 5016597022887, 30 October 1996, and later in the Argentum Collection, 02-05-73/DT; Z209011100) and Playstation (SCES 00793).

Screensavers of Death and of the Luggage were issued on 3.5” diskettes as promotional items, not for sale, as was a CD of Eric Idle singing ‘That’s Death’.

USA: Discworld II: Mortality Bytes, PC-CDRom, 1996, Sony Playstation 1997

German: PC-CD Rom. Discworld II-Vermutlich vermisst….

Italian PC CD Rom: EAN 5016597022887 (same number as UK)

Sega Saturn: Multilingual (English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Dutch) MK81093-50; EAN: 4974365810931 (booklet ref. 672-4604-50)

 

Terry Pratchett’s DISCWORLD II: Missing Presumed…!? The Official Strategy Guide

Paul Kidd, with Stephen Player’s Discworld map as a fold-out

Pbk: Boxtree (Macmillan), 25 November 1996 (0-7522-2204-X)

  

Discworld Noir

With Foreword by Terry Pratchett
(who also edited the script)

A Perfect/TWG Production, issued by GT Interactive Software (UK) Ltd., 6 July 1999 CD-ROM (EAN 5029988006298); Playstation SLES 01549 Atari: MPN B00006LJYP; EAN 538102100019

French: ASIN B00004YSMR

German: (EAN 5029988005895)

Portuguese: CD-Rom and Playstation [both possible]

 

Ω

 

‘The History of Discworld:’ Greg Barnett and Chris Bateman reveal to Paul Walter-Emig how they turned Terry Pratchett’s universe into a trilogy of essential adventure games, in Retro Gamer, Load 164, January 2017, pp.  82-89.

 

GURPS

GURPS Discworld: Adventures on the Back of the Turtle

GURPS games adaptation by Phil Masters. Additional Material by John M. Ford and Terry Pratchett. Edited by Steve Jackson. Cover and Interior Illustrations by Paul Kidby

Pbk: Steve Jackson Games, 7,842 copies on 17 August 1998, (1-55634-261-6, SJG02695 )

Hbk: Steve Jackson Games, 1,943 copies in April 1999 (1-55634-386-8, SJG03495 6084)

Copies of the (slightly revised) second printing were bound in hardcover format, with the hbk ISBN on the cover while the pbk ISBN appears on the title page.

In response to bookshop requests, the 3rd printing renamed and issued as

 DISCWORLD ROLEPLAYING GAME: Adventures on the Back of the Turtle

Powered by GURPS

Hbk: September 2002 (1-55634-687-5; SJG03495 8121)

2nd edition hbk: with rules of GURPS 4th edition, 7 November 2016 (978-1-55634-806-8)

(See www.sjgames.com/gurps for further information)

French: Le Jeu de Rôle du Disque-monde, trs. Tristan Lhomme, Edge Studio, 2009 (978-84-96802-19-2)

German: GURPS Scheibenwelt, trs. Axel Sartorius, Pegasus Spiele, 1999 (3-930635-58-5)

Spanish: Mundodisco el juego de rol, trs. Guillermo Heras Prieto, Edge Studio, 2009 (978-84-96802-19-3)

      

GURPS Discworld Also

GURPS games adaptation by Phil Masters. Additional Material by John M. Ford and Terry Pratchett. Edited by Graeme Davis. Cover and Interior Illustrations by Sean Murray

Pbk: Steve Jackson Games, March 2001 (1-55634-447-3, SJG02095 6061)

 


 

Jigsaws 

Discworld Mapp (art by Stephen Player)
1,000 pieces, 60cm x 60cm/23.6” x 23.6”: Spear’s Games, October 1995 (MS 52261)

Mort (art by Josh Kirby)
1. 1,000 pieces, 60cm x 60cm/23.6” x 23.6”: Spear’s Games, October 1995 (MS 52262)
2. 1,000 pieces, 68.5cm × 49.0cm: Gibsons Games & Puzzles, 21 March 2001 (G530)

Reaper Man (art by Josh Kirby)
1.
1,000 pieces, 60cm × 60cm/23.6” x 23.6”: Spear’s Games, October 1995 (MS 52263)
2.
1,000 pieces, 68.5cm × 49.0cm: Gibsons Games & Puzzles, 22 February 2002 (G533)

Soul Music (art by Josh Kirby)
1,000 pieces, 60cm × 60cm/23.6” x 23.6”: Spear’s Games, October 1995 (MS 52264)

Maskerade (art by Josh Kirby)
1,000 pieces, 68.5cm × 49.0cm: Gibsons Games & Puzzles, January 2000 (G596)

Carpe Jugulum (art by Josh Kirby)
1,000 pieces, 68.5cm × 49.0cm: Gibsons Games & Puzzles,  January 2000 (G597)

Equal Rites (art by Josh Kirby)
1,000 pieces, 68.5cm × 49.0cm: Gibsons Games & Puzzles, 21 March 2001 (G531)

Wizard [image from Eric] (art by Josh Kirby) PIRATED
500 pieces, 52.0 × 38 cm. The Art of Toya [Produced in Thailand for unknown customer]
Distributed in Britain by W.H.Cornelius Ltd/ PlayWrite 5017891199015, orig.031353020056 CW-901

The Librarian (art by Paul Kidby)
A Wentworth Wooden Jigsaw, produced exclusively for Out of the Hat Ltd., 2002