Using a semaphore system of shuttered lamps on top of high towers, the Grand Trunk Semaphore Company has revolutionized long distance communications on the Discworld. Their network of towers covers most of the Unamed Continent, but now the old postal service is fighting back.
Driven by the determination of newly ‘volunteered’ Post Master ‘Moist Von Lipwig’ the Ankh-Morpork Post Office has challenged the Clacks operators to a race from Ankh-Morpork to Genua.
Currently up for pre-order, Clacks should be releasing in early October. The game can be played 3 different ways: player-vs-player, cooperative against the game, or with an introductory childrens’ rule set.
I’m ashamed to say I’ve never read any of Sir Pratchett’s work, so this probably isn’t as exciting to me as it is to fans of Discworld.