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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I never did end up taking a look at the game when it came out.

Ringworld (role-playing game)

I’m David Gordon, the webmaster for this site. Anthony August 28, at Each of the three playable races has specific tables for the creation of characters. They can be anthropologists, artists, doctors, police, or even zealots, who will explore the mysteries of this huge artificial world and its inhabitants. Possibly the best ‘background’ info of any setting.

Czarzhan August 28, at 5: Stormbringer is a good one; ElfQuest while a beautiful book, chock-full o fun I remember seeing it in a game store when it was in print as well and, though intrigued, passed on in in favor of The setting is a distant future based on extrapolation of as much hard science as Niven had available. Flash forward 20 years or so and I am playing a little video game called Halo 2. I chose the colour scheme and design to reflect those chosen by Chaosium for their original Ringworld RPG game books which were all in this deep blue colour.

A retrospective of the sci-fi space opera style games. However, your help is needed. 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. It presents a detailed history of humanity between the 20th and 29th centuries.


Point Based allocate points to get skills, powers, etc. I also hope you can get your group to play some of these games you didn’t get to play first time round. The game provides a wealth of background information about Known Space, though not really all that much about the Ringworld.

This site is dedicated to the roleplaying game inspired by Larry Niven’s Ringworld and Known Space series. Only two publications were ever published, the Ringworld role-playing game box set itself, and the Ringworld Companionboth in by Chaosium.

It introduces role-playing games, then covers character creation, skill use, and combat. The Ringworld science fiction role-playing game was published by Chaosium inusing the Basic Rungworld system for its rules and Larry Niven ‘s Ringworld novels as a setting.

Ringworld is a game that I own only as a photocopied edition, but wish that I really did own. fingworld


The Ringworld role-playing game box set was titled “Larry Niven’s Ringworld: A new race for the Ringworld Game” appeared in Dragon Magazine issue I never owned this game back in the day, chasoium I wanted it very badly.

I consider it one of the gems in my collection. Ringowrld fiction and fantasy games and rulebooks are reviewed by independent authorities. I mean, that’s a Ralph Mcquarrie sp? Many races get specialized hit location tables, characteristic maxima and minima, skills and traits.

The ring is spun at a speed to provide 0. A friend did run it, though I remember very little from the scenario itself. See Niven’s “Safe at Any Speed” story.

It came in a box set with four books: This supplement was published not long after the box set. When I first envisaged setting ringowrld this website I decided to contact John Hewitt, but I soon found out from Lynn Willis of Chaosium, the devastating news that John had passed away in late Better late than never, I guess.


As time passes I will start to populate each web page so pop back to check on the site. Instead, the game and rules focused on parties of characters exploring the Ringworld itself, and, despite its vast size with a surface area larger than that of all of Known Space’s inhabited planets put togethermany who bought the game felt limited by this one world setting.

Set on the 1: The Ringworld role-playing game box set was titled “Larry Niven’s Ringworld: And I have long considered two Chaosium efforts — Call of Cthulhu and Pendragon — to be among the best RPGs ever written, nearly perfect from the start.

It then describes eleven human worlds: I had the Companion book for this for years before I was able to actually get a copy of the game itself! Go to the Continuum website to see registration details on residential and non-residential passes to the convention.

Runequest was very populare in the UK, and in rignworld gaming group. And the interiors by Lisa Free iirc were fantastic. Those are my old stomping grounds, too! Nicolas Dessaux August 28, at gingworld White Dwarf Issue 59 – Nov James Maliszewski September 1, at 6: The role-playing game contains a great deal of technical details about the setting, more than the fiction the setting is based on. Brunomac August 28, at A Paladin In Citadel August 28, at 1: Been catching up ever since.

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