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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RPGG was nearly destroyed the first time it was attempted. Larry Niven’s Ringworld Cyaosium Rating: I think I only ever saw it once in the stores, while I was on vacation in North Ringwold. The role-playing game contains a great deal of technical details about the setting, more than the fiction the setting is based on. They can be anthropologists, artists, doctors, police, or even zealots, who will explore the mysteries of this huge artificial world and its inhabitants.

Quite a number of Larry’s books and short stories chhaosium now available as ebooks. I’m still devouring my copy of Stormbringer and awaiting my copy of a 2nd edition RuneQuest boxed set I managed to snag.

The hunt for out-of-print games worthy of a second look. As I recall, it was quite a fun game. I can’t help but feel that I missed out on a lot of Chaosium-fueled gaming goodness in my formative years.

Ringworld (role-playing game)

Point Based allocate points to get skills, powers, etc. All material reproduced here is at the permission of Larry Niven and Chaosium and is not intended to infringe their intellectual rights.


And the interiors by Lisa Free iirc were fantastic. You can edit this page to create it. Nicolas Dessaux August 28, at 7: Another critique of the game system has been the large effect of character age on skills, usually considered the most important character attributes. Roleplaying Adventure Beneath the Great Arch”, referring to the way the Ringworld looked from its interior surface.

Basic characters can be humans from a dozen planets of Human Space, Puppeteers, or Kzin. There is some information on spaceships Human and City Builderhyperspacea map of Human Space, and statistics for vehicles used on the Ringworld. In Niven’s future world, the deterioration of age has been largely reversed, so humans live hundreds of years.

The characters are hired by Captain Gregor Lopez, famous explorer, for a journey to the Ringworld that does not go completely as planned.

It was constructed by the Pak Protectorsnow mostly extinct, who had a common origin with humans.

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. Home Recent Additions Ringaorld Wiki. I mean, that’s a Ralph Mcquarrie sp?

I don’t think they produced a single genuinely bad game, even if they produced several that weren’t to my liking. One of the great things about the Ringwold game is the essays filling the GM’s book about technical specs for the Ring.

Ringworld (role-playing game) – Wikipedia

Human allies include intelligent dolphins and orcas. I have the Companion though I’ve played it once and run it twice a total of about 8 game sessions. Newer Post Older Post Home.

Played it a couple of times, but not, actually, on the Ringworld itself, but in a campaign set on WeMadeIt. Go to the Continuum website to see registration details on residential and non-residential passes to the convention. Therefore, a year-old character will have vastly more skill points than a year-old, with chaosihm compensatory advantages for the younger one.


I think I was the only player to ever figure out whet the Great Arch actual was. Campaign Setting game world.

Each of the three playable races has specific tables for the creation of characters.

Alas, Ringworld was one fot he very few games of the period that I never got. This supplement was published not long after the box set. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Rkngworld August 28, at 6: Few companies can compare to Chaosium creatively. The book starts with a diagram of the Ringworld and its star, EC, new humanoids, aliens, plants and animals, technological objects, and original errata. I supported becauseā€¦ “The BruSteve chimera is an abomination!

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Larry Niven’s Ringworld

Casus Belli Issue 44 – Apr Anonymous August 28, at 6: Definitely a prize in my collection, although sadly packed away in storage right now.

Reviews 13 recent game and game supplement releases, including Ringworld, Chill: It is a prize of my collection, but I’ve never gotten to play it. Anthony August 28, at The game as presented is nothing to write home about, however the material as presented is gold for any Niven fan.

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