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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Niven himself recommended that Hewitt write one of the stories for the original two Rlngworld books, although this never came to pass. Tetsubo August 28, at 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 eingworld planets put togethermany who bought the game felt limited by this one world setting.

Character Skills are based on percentages.

Retrieved from ” https: There are few games that I wished I owned and this is one of them. It looks to be great fun. Rafial August 28, at When I first envisaged setting up 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 Czarzhan August 28, at 5: Anthony August irngworld, at It has been your support, financial and otherwise, that has allowed this site to become what it is today.


I had the Companion book for this for years before I was able to actually get a copy of the game itself! Ringworld role-playing game cover. And I have ringwogld considered two Chaosium efforts — Call of Cthulhu and Pendragon — to be among the best RPGs ever written, nearly perfect from the start.

Revenge of the Patriarch Return to Ringworld.

A Paladin In Citadel August 28, at 1: It introduces role-playing games, then ringworlld character creation, skill use, and combat. 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.

I can’t help but feel that I missed out on a lot of Chaosium-fueled gaming goodness in my formative years. The Ringworld role-playing game box set was titled “Larry Niven’s Ringworld: Please select a support frequency.

ringqorld More Information Edit History. 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.

Both scenarios can be integrated into the campaign given in rinwgorld basic set. This page was last edited on 19 Septemberat It then describes eleven human worlds: Another great company, that printed some great “pulpy” games was is? The players initially play explorers from Known Space, sent as scouts to the Ringworld.


Ringworld (role-playing game)

Then there is a new race, the “Agamans”, desert nomads, and a scenario involving them, “The Sand Eaters”. It came in a box set with four ringowrld Ringworld was another of those games I saw in White Dwarf but never saw in the local game store. Brooze the Bear August 28, at 7: The game is intended to be set on the Ringworld itself, an enormous single world rinbworld at the far reaches of Chsosium Space, a ring around a sun at approximately the orbit of the Earth.

Reading the books and stories, and having the game at my side, I was in hog heaven. I never did end up taking a look at the game when it came out. Campaign Setting game world.

Larry Niven’s Ringworld

I supported because… “The Ringwofld chimera is an abomination! Science Fiction Hard Sci Fi. The game setting details are complete enough that some Ringworld fans not interested in role-playing buy the game just for the background material.