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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Newer Post Older Post Home. 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. Add tags Tags separate by space: This supplement was published not long after the box set. Runequest was very rintworld in the UK, and in our gaming group.
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Another section lists unanswered questions about the Ringworld. And I have long considered two Chaosium efforts — Call of Cthulhu and Pendragon — to be among the best RPGs ever ringwordl, nearly perfect from the start. I think this is the only game other than Bunnies and Burrows you’ve mentioned that I never owned. GDW’s Judge Dredd game.
Adventures Into The Unknown. The characters are hired by Captain Gregor Lopez, famous explorer, for a journey to the Ringworld that does not go completely as planned. Hopefully it’s availability will now change.
Ringworldas presented, was definitely something to write home about. I bought this and the companion book when they were released. James Maliszewski September 1, at 6: More Information Edit History.
I think I was the only player to ever figure out whet the Great Arch actual was. Played it a couple of times, but not, actually, on the Ringworld itself, but in a campaign chapsium on WeMadeIt. Dyson Logos August 28, at The game setting details are complete enough that some Ringworld fans not interested in role-playing buy the game just for the background material.
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The setting is a distant future based on extrapolation of as much hard science as Niven had available. Brooze the Bear August 28, at 7: I never saw this. Invulnerable General Products hulls, gigantic gas lasers, Slaver Stasis fields, and infinitely lucky people make for good stories, but are probably not good for an RPG.
I’m David Gordon, the webmaster for this site. Basic characters can be humans from a dozen planets of Human Space, Puppeteers, or Kzin.
Ringworld (role-playing game)
Set on the 1: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. 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 game provides a wealth of background information about Known Space, though not really all that much about the Ringworld. Chaosium published the game in and a Companion was also published for it in the same year.
A true prize in my collection. They can be anthropologists, artists, doctors, police, or even zealots, who will explore the mysteries of this huge artificial world and its inhabitants. It is a truely glorious game and it’s sadly been out of print for nearly 20 years. I got mine signed by Niven at WorldCon this year.
Go here to find out more. Ringworld Ringworld role-playing game cover. I’ve played it once and run it twice a total of about 8 game sessions. This page was last edited on 19 Septemberat The game as presented is nothing to write home about, however the material as presented is gold for any Niven fan.
Larry Niven’s Ringworld
I plan on talking about them in the not-too-distant future as well. Like you, I came to Chaosium late. Periodical Articles Podcast Episodes. Niven himself recommended that Hewitt write one of the stories for the original two MKW books, although this never came to pass.