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GURPS Discworld: Adventures on the Back of the Turtle (GURPS Third Edition)

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Voici enfin le jeu de rôle tant attendu par tous les fans de l'oeuvre de Terry Pratchett!Le Disque repose sur le dos de quatre éléphants, qui se tiennent surla carapace de la Grande A'Tuin, la seule tortue qui ait donné naissance àune branche entière de l'astrophysique. Depuis vingt ans, Terry Pratchett a fait visiter le Disque à des millions de lecteurs fascinés. Ils ont ...more
Hardcover, First printing, 240 pages
Published August 1st 1998 by Steve Jackson Games
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Mar 27, 2011 Veiltender rated it 3 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: the intersection of role-players and fans of the Discworld
Recommended to Veiltender by: I found this one myself
As role-playing books go this one is top-notch. Part of this is the wise decision by Steve Jackson Games to use the art of Paul Kidby in this book. The second Discworld RPG book doesn't use his art and I believe the book suffers from it. The book is moderately useful as a guide to the Discworld books, as you have to glean the crunch from the fluff, as it were. Some people might be turned off by the fact that the system used is GURPS. That is a legitimate difficulty. The other real problem with t ...more
I really like this book even though I'm kinda "meh" when it comes to GURPS(Generic Universal Role Play System). This is a good Role Play book and gives a good overview of Discworld too. It's a source book and has a tiny section in the back that lets you use just this, no other GURPS books required, to run a Discworld campaign. Since The Luggage was originaly a device used by Terry Pratchett to keep his role players in the game(if they weren't paying attention it would run off and attack innocent ...more
I'm really enjoying the breakdown of my favorite satire series into to gaming terms. Unique.
Does an amazing job of incorporating flavour text from the Discworld novels.
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Sir Terry Pratchett sold his first story when he was thirteen, which earned him enough money to buy a second-hand typewriter. His first novel, a humorous fantasy entitled The Carpet People, appeared in 1971 from the publisher Colin Smythe.

Terry worked for many years as a journalist and press officer, writing in his spare time and publishing a number of novels, including his first Discworld novel,
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