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  "The Great Wahoonie!"

This is Ankh-Morpork, oldest and greatest and grubbiest of cities.

Ankh-Morpork, jewel of cities, nestles in the heart of the Sto Plains a number of miles upstream from the estuary on the River Ankh. It is actually two cities, proud Ankh and pestilential Morpork, connected by many bridges, the most famous of which is the Brass Bridge. Ankh-Morpork houses the headquarters of most, though not all, of the Discworld guilds and is the centre of commerce for the Sto Plains and the Circle Sea, attracting merchants from far and wide. Not surprisingly, therefore, as a seeker of adventure, you will find yourself in this great city many times in your quest for fame and fortune.

Continuous Improvements

Since the decision was made to model Ankh-Morpork according to "The Streets of Ankh-Morpork" by Stephen Briggs and Terry Pratchett, most of our streets have been more or less autogenerated. The aim of the domain is to replace all the autogenerated text with handcrafted descriptions, as well as adding interesting features and NPC's to populate the streets.

Development Focus

While AM will continue to add projects on a per street and even per feature basis, the general domain focus is now on the area just west of the Shades and the Shades itself. As this is a gigantic enterprise, don't expect any major changes to the area in the near future.

Recent Changes ( more | pre-blog archive )

Subtle Shift In Emphasis - Sat Nov 6 13:48:09 2021

The names of the jobs at the Ankh-Morpork job market are now fully gender-neutral.

Partial Photic Boundary - Fri May 7 18:56:13 2021

Having found a new supplier of coloured glass, Seymour Convecks of Cheesemongers Yard has expanded his range of tinted sunglasses. (If you had an existing pair of tinted sunglasses, you may find when you next log in that their colour has changed. This was an unavoidable side-effect of the change above. If you dislike the new colour, please contact a liaison to get them set back to the colour they were before.)

Footing the Ball - Sun May 2 16:17:30 2021

A new shop has opened up on the Street of Cunning Artificers.

Your Input

Suggestions for further additions are always welcome of course. Please do so using the idea command on an appropriate room, NPC or object. If you can't think of something fitting to file the report on, the "Ideas R Us" office opposite the Guild of Architects on Chrononhotonthologos Street might be the place you are looking for.

Or, if you want to take a more active approach in improving the city, check out the options listed below.

Pubquiz Machine

Nestled in a pub on Morpork Street is a pubquiz machine. If you have a question that you'd like to be considered for inclusion in the machine you can submit it here once you're signed in with your player account. You can also see what other questions there are already in the machine or have been submitted and are pending so that you don't double-up.


Architects are players who write descriptions for the generic areas in Ankh-Morpork.

For more information, check out our Architects Webpage.


Ankh-Morpork is always looking for competent creators. If you think this might just be the thing for you, have a chat with the Domain Leader or its Deputies or with any other AM creator.