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 remember have seen it in the local rpg shop in my french town, when I was still a young player. This page was last edited on 19 Septemberat Brunomac August 28, at As I recall, it was quite a fun game. There are few games that I wished I owned and this is one of them.

Different Worlds Issue 36 – Sep rinyworld They can be anthropologists, artists, doctors, police, or even zealots, who will explore the mysteries of chaoisum huge artificial world and its inhabitants. It then describes eleven human worlds: This book begins with a character sheet. Many races get specialized hit location tables, characteristic maxima and minima, skills and traits.

Timeshadows August 28, at Runequest was very populare in the UK, and in our gaming group.

Larry Niven’s Ringworld

The game is intended to be set on the Ringworld itself, an enormous single world discovered at the far reaches of Known Space, a ring around a sun at approximately the orbit of the Earth. Go here to find out more. Been catching up ever since. Instead of caosium one, he photocopied this game and sent them copies as the “bible”.


By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. A Man-Kzin War war setting, with its slightly lower technology, would likely make for a better game.

Ringworld (role-playing game)

Casus Belli Issue 44 – Apr Then there is a new race, the “Agamans”, desert nomads, and a scenario involving them, “The Sand Eaters”. None of these three additional races appear in any of the Ringworld novels.

I shall indeed — have no fear. They can be anthropologists, artists, doctors, police, or even zealots, who cgaosium explore the mysteries of this huge artificial world and its inhabitants. It was constructed by the Pak Protectorsnow mostly extinct, who had a common origin with humans. JB August 28, at 6: Reviews 13 recent game and game supplement releases, including Ringworld, Chill: The Ringworld series by Larry Niven. Each of the three playable races has specific tables for the creation of characters.


A new race for the Ringworld Game” appeared in Dragon Magazine issue 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. I never did end up taking a look at the game when it came out. Definitely a prize in my collection, although sadly packed away in storage right now.


Tetsubo August 28, at In Niven’s future world, the deterioration of age has been largely reversed, so humans live hundreds of years. Both scenarios can be integrated into the campaign given in the basic set.

The game as presented is nothing to write home about, however the material as presented is gold for any Niven fan. The Ringworld is home to some 30 trillion sentient inhabitants from up to hominid species. Invulnerable General Products hulls, gigantic gas lasers, Slaver Stasis fields, and infinitely lucky people make for good stories, but are probably not good for fingworld RPG.

Basic characters can be humans from a dozen planets of Human Space, Puppeteers, or Kzin. Reading the books and stories, and having the game at my side, I was in hog heaven. Quite a number of Larry’s books and short stories are now available as ebooks.

Then the players roll randomly for a certain number of cuaosium, character age, and characteristics.

A retrospective of the sci-fi space opera style games.