Published on 3rd December 2011 by
Originally Posted by John_TA pity there's no way I could get any of my friends or family anywhere near a board game, as I would love to play this, especially after that review...
Originally Posted by Phil RhodesI doubt it would be, he died in 2001.
It could come with a pointy hat that says Wizard on it
Originally Posted by NickelPaul, you are awesome for doing this review. That is all.
Originally Posted by favst89Should this not be "Wizzard"?
Originally Posted by LordPyrincHum... I've never heard of Discworld or Terry Pratchet. Guess this somehow missed me over all the years that I was immersed in other books of the fantasy genre. Googled it though and it does sound intriguing. I just might have to pick up the first book the next time I go shopping.
Originally Posted by LordPyrincQuote:
Originally Posted by John_T
A pity there's no way I could get any of my friends or family anywhere near a board game, as I would love to play this, especially after that review...
Same here. Don't stand a chance; I might get to play it once (if lucky) but then it'd never get played again.
Originally Posted by Blademrkfrom the link on the top of the review ;)
Originally Posted by kzinti1Never heard of it. Except for chess, I haven't played a board game since the extremely early double digits.
Board games on a computer site? It must really be a boring day in the world of computers.
Or someone was bribed to push this thing during the Holiday season.
Guess which I suspect. :(
Originally Posted by John_TNever heard of what? This particular game, or of the Discworld series in general? (Sir) Terry Pratchett is one of the most successful living authors in the world and has sold over 65m books - as well as some of them having been adapted as plays & big budget TV programmes. The only reason there haven't been any major films so far is because he refused to sell the rights for so long - and I read that Sam Raimi, Danny Boyle and Terry Gilliam have all expressed interest in adapting some of his stories.
I really can't see why this shouldn't be reviewed on here, as I think there's quite a large crossover from people who are interested in technology & computer games and those who are interested in fantasy/fiction & board games - especially when concerning a board game in the run up to Christmas.
I think the notion of bribery to put this up is pretty silly really....
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