Discworld: The Ankh-Morpork Map by Random House (iPad)
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Released: Feb 11, 2013
Version: 1.0.2
Size: 696 MB
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Discworld: The Ankh-Morpork Map

Random House
The first ever app set in the Discworld, from acclaimed bestselling author Terry Pratchett.

No.1 Reference app in thirteen countries

'Ankh-Morpork at your fingertips. Just remember to wash your hands afterwards!' - Terry Pratchett

Welcome to Ankh-Morpork!

There’s a saying that all roads lead to Ankh-Morpork. At least, there’s a saying that there’s a saying that all roads lead to Ankh-Morpork. And it’s wrong. All roads lead away from Ankh-Morpork, but sometimes people just walk along them the wrong way. You, dear traveller, have made such a glorious mistake.

We offer up this guide to our vibrant metropolis for your information and delight.

Key features:

* Two beautifully detailed, hand-drawn maps of Ankh-Morpork
* Explore a living, breathing animated map of Discworld’s most famous city with over 1,500 residents wandering the streets
* Keep an eye out for famous Discworld characters going about their business
* Find your way around with a detailed street map
* Discover over 2,000 businesses, services and landmarks
* Listen to a bespoke soundscape that ebbs and flows as you explore to match the atmosphere of the city at work.
* Navigate with ease, with a fully searchable city directory and street index
* Take a guided walking tour of famous landmarks with historian Hortensia D’Antiqua (voiced by Blackadder’s Helen Atkinson Wood)
* Read quotes from the Discworld novels
* Unlock achievements as you explore
* Deliver post for the Blind Letters Office

Features all the text from the book The Compleat Ankh-Morpork plus exclusive new illustrations, animations, audio and video.


Praise for Discworld: The Ankh-Morpork Map:

‘Great fun for fans of Terry Pratchett's fantasy series. . . they should download it immediately.’ – Telegraph

‘The app is crammed with as much information as you’d find in a posh coffee table book – plus new art and audio-visual effects. . . If you’re a Discworld fan, it’s an immense thrill to zoom in and tap on locations like Pseudopolis Yard and the various guild buildings.’ – SFX Magazine

‘The depth of content and quality of the illustrations makes it worth the price’ – MSN Tech

‘A great complement to Terry Pratchett's already amazing series. 10 out of 10’ – App Storm

‘The app features a full street directory, a stunning level of detail, walking tours, and the opportunity to do busywork for shiftless Postmaster Moist von Lipwig, as well as a full soundscape. Yes, this app allows you to hear Ankh-Morpork. Luckily, it doesn’t make you smell it.’ - Tor.com

‘Think what would happen if one of your favorite fictional cities was given the Google Maps treatment. This is that.’ – AppAddict


Praise for Discworld:

'The Discworld is warm, silly, fantastically inventive... There's never been anything quite like it' - Evening Standard

'His spectacular inventiveness makes the Discworld series one of the perennial joys of modern fiction' Mail on Sunday

What's new in version 1.0.2
- Fixed a problem where the app's navigation menu would sometimes disappear when returning from the background
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Our verdict: Ok
  • ➜ Discworld: The Ankh-Morpork Map is a highly rated app (5-star).
  • ➜ Discworld: The Ankh-Morpork Map is currently ranked #131 in paid Reference apps for iPad.
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