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Klatch - the place where all the sand is

 — "Bugger all else but sand in Klatch." -- Fred Colon

What is Klatch?

Domains on the Discworld are divided into a number of subject area domains - AM, Ram, Forn, CWC, Sur, Guilds, Waterways and, most importantly (for these webpages, at least...) Klatch!

Klatch is the huge continent hubwards of the Circle Sea, from Tacticum on the El Kinte peninsula to the north, down to Istanzia to the south and everything west of there. You'll probably be most familiar with the cities of Djelibeybi and Ephebe, but there are smaller areas in game as well such as the Djelian trading post (north and somewhat west of Djelibeybi), Il Drim (a little fishing village southeast of Ephebe), the ruins of Tacticum, and a PK-only combat arena in the Tsortean desert.

What are we working on?

Our main focus in the Klatch domain right now is adding additional content to further enrich existing areas. Mostly this is intended to take the form of missions (in both Djelibeybi and Ephebe), but also includes additional shops, buildings, features, and all manner of other content.

Much current work is focussing on the adminstrative areas of Ephebe - the Citadel , Citadel palace, and associated features - such as player housing for Ephebe.

Applying to be a creator

Creators are hired into the central Developers domain and projects are assigned from the subject area domains (including Klatch) by need and the interest of individual creators. If you wish to apply as a creator please see the applyingsection of the website for further information.

Klatch Bibliography

Where can you find out more about the stories behind Klatch? Well you can check out the excellent Discworld books by Terry Pratchett which can be bought from Amazon and all other good book stores.

Particularly relevant to Klatch are:

And countless references in other books.

Front cover of "Sourcery"
Sourcery - Pratchett's fifth Discworld novel

Recent Changes ( more | archive )

As the sands of runtime trickle through - Tue Nov 8 09:34:37 2022

* Title changers now have a "check" command which will show you your current title with the colour codes. * Water buffalo no longer spawn in the rainforest; gaurs spawn instead. Water buffalo are still available in the appropriate habitat. * Flatulus and Aegadon have finally consented to be (respectfully) fingered. * Alethelegeios now sells talkers in a much more obvious way. * Benches in Ephebe no longer hide items placed on them. * Tortoises will now accept gifts of lettuce. * The clock in the Ephebe citadel now specifies which hour it's tolling. * Arimasticopoulous the Mosaicist will now install his mosaics on ceilings and walls as well as floors. * Carved elephant tusks are no longer worthless. * Pterrence and Ptune Pturban now have some more options available, and their shop sells a couple of hijabs. * The Djelibeybi post office now sells envelopes to match their range of writing papers. * Stalls in the Djelibeybi bazaar should now also all understand "out" as well as "leave". * The water shop on Tsort Road will now allow you to refill the spray vials it sells, which now come in a few more colours and show more reliably when they're empty. * The cairns in Djelibeybi now cause lightning damage rather than fire damage, so shields that protect against lightning will protect you, and shields that protect only against fire will not. * A backgammon board has been installed in Ol'Ptom's bar in Djelibeybi. * The map in the Djelibeybi council reception is now much more readable if you can't read it. - Fran, Guildenstern, and Kake

Every God Has His Day - Wed Apr 6 17:41:42 2022

Chefet, the Dog-Headed God of Metalworking, has decreed that the doors to His temple are to be thrown open to the public. Visitors to this sacred place (conveniently located off Petulia Avenue, Ephebe) are invited to witness the masterful feats of metalworking conducted in His honour and to fill the temple coffers by purchasing one of the many exquisite items crafted by His faithful. Those who wish to try their hand at creating fine works of their own are welcome to make use of the forging facilities herein. Dogs and their owners are, of course, welcome in the temple and a room has been set aside to provide your canine companions with some respite from the hot Klatchian climate.

Hoplites' (faulty) perspicaciousness. - Thu Jan 7 13:35:47 2021

I've fixed a bug in hoplites and citadel guards where they'd speak to you even if they couldn't actually see you. Enjoy!