This is space. It's sometimes called the final frontier. (Except that of course you can't have a final frontier, because there'ld be nothing for it to be a frontier to, but as frontiers go, it's pretty penultimate...)
...Great A'Tuin, star turtle, swims onward through the void.
On its back, four giant elephants. On their shoulders, rimmed with water, glittering under its tiny orbiting sunlet, spinning majestically around the mountains at its frozen Hub, lies the Discworld, world and mirror of worlds.—Moving Pictures (1990)
Welcome to Discworld MUD
Discworld MUD is a multiplayer, text-based, online game (a MUD, or text MMORPG) based on the Discworld books by Terry Pratchett. On Discworld you will meet many of the characters from those books. Terry's books are humorous fantasy and the game retains the comical, fun feel of the books.
We are a fully-featured and well-established MUD with many possibilities for player interaction: diverse areas totalling over a million rooms, the opportunity to become a member of one of 6 guilds, a citizen of one of the many city-states on the Disc, run your own shop, own your own house, write for the local newspaper, and much more!
The 'playing' menu has links to a number of pages to help you get orientated.
Latest News and Recent Developments
- Jan 12 - Assassin guildhouse defenses.
- Jan 12 - Igoring Around...
- Dec 25 - Broadening the mind
- Dec 11 - Brainiacs
- Dec 10 - Avian Pets are Birds
You can also check out our complete recent developments blog for a longer list of recent game changes!
Quote of the Moment
And this had been the way things were for as far back as the frogs could
remember [footnote: About three seconds. Frogs don't have good memories].
— (Terry Pratchett, Wings)