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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A true prize in my collection. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. GDW’s Judge Dredd game. Those are my old stomping grounds, too!

It has been your support, financial and otherwise, that has allowed this site to become what it is today. Different Worlds Issue 36 – Sep Specifically, it’s the 29th century. However sign up for the game is on first come first served basis but if the game take up of the game is popular then we may draft in further Games Masters to help with the need. Tetsubo August 28, at Chaosium does some games really well, and others not so much.

Special Ringworld Module, included as a 7-page insert to this issue of DW. I have a simple combat system and will be using 15mm figures. Ringworld was another of those games I saw in White Dwarf but never saw in the local game store. I remember seeing it in a game store when it was in print as well chaosiu, though intrigued, passed on in in favor of 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 ribgworld planets put togethermany who bought the game felt limited by this one world setting.


Ringworld (role-playing game) – Wikipedia

Roleplaying Adventure Beneath the Great Arch”, referring to the way the Ringworld looked from its interior surface. And I have long considered two Chaosium efforts — Call of Cthulhu and Pendragon — to be among ringword best RPGs ever written, nearly perfect from the start. Then there is a new race, the “Agamans”, desert nomads, and a scenario involving them, “The Sand Eaters”. Add tags Tags separate by space: Dyson Logos August 28, at I ringworlv I only ever saw it once in the stores, while I was on vacation in North Carolina.

Strength, Constitution, Mass equivalent to Size in other BRP gamesIntelligence, Power, Dexterity, Appearance and Education determining secondary attributes such damage modifiers, hit pointsand skill rolls. Hopefully it’s availability will now change. Only two publications were ever published, the Ringworld role-playing game box set itself, and the Ringworld Companionboth in by Chaosium.

Quite a number of Larry’s books and short stories are now available as ebooks. The amazing visuals during play on the Halo ring made me seriously reconsider. The Ringworld is home to some 30 trillion sentient inhabitants from up to hominid species. There are few games that I wished I owned and this is one of them. The setting is a distant future based on extrapolation of as much hard science as Niven had available. Anthony August 28, at 1: Later play can see characters from Ringworld species, such as the so-called Ghouls, Vampires, Giants, Sea People, and others.

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Different Worlds Issue 29 – Jun The Gamemaster Book begins with ringworlf essays on the Ringworld, from physical construction, to life on the ring, with diagrams.

Many races get specialized hit location cyaosium, characteristic maxima and minima, skills and traits. Niven himself recommended that Hewitt write one of the stories for the original two MKW books, although this never came to pass.

Ringworld (role-playing game)

Been catching up ever since. I’m David Gordon, the webmaster for this site. I’ve played it once and run it twice a total of about 8 game sessions. In Niven’s future world, the deterioration of age has been largely reversed, so humans ringaorld hundreds of years. Ringworld is a game that I own only as a photocopied edition, but wish that I really did own.

Reading the books and stories, and having the game at my side, I was in hog heaven. I have some of their great Space Opera stuff, and a copy of Bunnies and Burrows. They had some ringwrold different creatures on the ads for the game that they ran in Dragon and White Dwarf! A Man-Kzin War war setting, with its slightly lower technology, would likely make for ringwlrld better game.

It presents a detailed history of humanity between the 20th and 29th centuries.

There is a moving tribute to John, who penned a lot of the brilliant essays in the RPG. I got this game at the height of my Known Space addiction.