It comes into view overhead, bigger than the biggest, most unpleasantly-armed starcruiser in the imagination of a three-ring film-maker: a turtle, ten thousand miles long. It is a Great A'Tuin, one of the rare astrochelonians from a universe where things are less as they are and more like people imagine them to be, and it carries on its meteor-pocked shell four giant elephants who bear on their enormous shoulders the great round wheel of the Discworld...
...A world like that, which only exists because the gods enjoy a good joke, must be a place where magic can survive.—Equal Rites (1987)
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
- Nov 5 - A'Tuin's illness
- Oct 30 - Slippery Hollow
- Sep 30 - Change to the automation rules
- Jun 3 - PK Weekend has started!
- May 20 - PK event
- Mar 18 - Who Nose?
- Feb 24 - Lost, found and lost again?
- Feb 5 - Urban Explorer saves Pallant St General Store from bankruptcy
- Jan 31 - Fiddly Franchises
- Jan 28 - In Flight Security
You can also check out our complete recent developments blog for a longer list of recent game changes!
Quote of the Moment
Fewer birds could sit more meekly than the Lancre wowhawk, or lappet-faced
worrier, a carnivore permanently on the lookout for the vegetarian option.
— (Terry Pratchett, Carpe Jugulum)