Ringworld: Roleplaying Adventure Beneath the Great Arch [BOX SET] on Game; Publisher: Chaosium (); Language: English; ASIN: BFZXGEM. I used to play Chaosiums Ring World a lot back in the 80’s – a friend used Do you think there is any chance Chaosium could be persuaded to. Chaosium is one of the longer lived publishers of role-playing games still in later RPGs, such as Call of Cthulhu, Stormbringer, Nephilim, and Ringworld.

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The production values were outstanding for the time as were most Chaosium releases. Definitely a prize in my collection, although sadly packed away in storage right now. The players initially play explorers ringworlr Known Space, sent as scouts to the Ringworld.

It is a truely glorious game and it’s sadly been out of print for nearly 20 years. Please select a support frequency. The Ringworld series by Larry Niven. This site is dedicated to the roleplaying game inspired by Larry Niven’s Ringworld and Known Space series. In Niven’s future world, the deterioration of age has been largely reversed, so humans live hundreds of years.

A new race for the Ringworld Game” appeared in Dragon Magazine issue The Ringworld role-playing game is not a ‘full’ science fiction RPG, like Travellerincluding, for example, rules for starship construction, space combat, travel to different planets and systems, and so forth. Both scenarios can be integrated into the campaign given in chaoslum basic set.

I got this game at the height of my Known Space addiction. Joseph August 28, at When Niven started farming out the Man-Kzin Wars novels, he realized he needed to present the authors with a “Known Space Bible” to work from.


Korgoth August 27, at And I have long considered two Chaosium efforts — Call of Cthulhu and Pendragon — to be among the best RPGs ever written, rinngworld perfect from chaosikm start.

More Information Edit History. There are suggestions for creating scenarios and campaigns, and information on technology of various humanoid species rintworld the Ringworld, and additional rules, including gravity, Credit Rating, and psionics.

Character Skills are based on percentages. The game itself seemed very rihgworld and uninspired. As time passes I will start to populate each web page so pop back to check on the site.

Larry Niven’s Ringworld

Home Recent Additions Welcome Wiki. I never did end up taking a look at the game when it came out. Rafial August 28, at Matthew Johnson August 28, at I will also be running a few games set in the 3rd Man-Kzin War for 2 to 4 players where each player will have a platoon of either UN Marines or Kzin Heroes. My strongest memory is using the tech rules to design a suit of “Iron Man” style armor as a prize for one of my players. Core Rules min needed to play. GDW’s Judge Dredd game. One of the great things about the Ringwold game is the essays filling the GM’s book about technical specs for the Ring.

Then there is a new race, the “Agamans”, desert nomads, and a scenario involving them, “The Sand Eaters”.

Ringworld (role-playing game)

This page does not exist. Another section lists unanswered questions about the Ringworld.

I got mine signed by Niven at WorldCon this year. Periodical Articles Podcast Episodes. Add a copy to your collection. It looks to be great fun.

The Ringworld role-playing game box set was titled “Larry Niven’s Ringworld: Ringworld Space Gamer Issue 71 – Nov Brunomac August 28, at Alas, Ringworld was one fot he very few games of the period that I never got. A retrospective of the sci-fi space opera style games. Important Alien civilisations include the Puppeteersparanoid pacifist herbivore centaurs, and the Kzinticarnivorous warlike felines, who fought multiple wars over hundreds of years against the Humans, being defeated each time.


See Niven’s “Safe at Any Speed” story. There is a moving tribute to John, who penned ringgworld lot of the brilliant essays in the RPG.

Gazing into the distance and seeing the ring rise up and fade into the sky like some road to heaven is an amazing, chill inducing image. Point Based allocate points to get skills, powers, chaaosium. I had the Companion book for this for years before I was able to actually get a copy of the game itself! Go here to find out more.

Ringworld (role-playing game) – Wikipedia

chaosjum Runequest was very populare in the UK, and in our gaming group. I consider it one of the gems in my collection.

This book begins with a character sheet. Finally, there is a three part scenario named “The Kaladians”, about the defense of travelling merchants.

Therefore, a year-old character will have vastly more skill points than a year-old, with little compensatory advantages for the younger one. Chaosium published the game in and a Companion was also published for it in the same year.

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