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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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.

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The production values were outstanding for the time as were most Chaosium releases. I remember have seen it in the local rpg shop in my french town, when I was still a young player.

Core Rules min needed to play. Ringworldas presented, was definitely something to write home about. To succeed in a skill, the player must roll under the relevant skill with modifiers on percentile dice. Then there is a new race, the “Agamans”, desert ribgworld, and a scenario involving them, “The Sand Eaters”.


The role-playing game contains a great deal of technical details about the setting, more than the fiction the setting is based on. FGU is a company about which I have some very mixed feelings. This website still in it’s early days I started it back in January A Paladin In Citadel August 28, at 1: Adventures Into The Unknown. Dragon Issue 95 – Mar Set on the 1: I think this is the only game other than Bunnies and Burrows you’ve mentioned that I never owned.

Thursday, August 27, Ringworld. Like you, I came to Chaosium late.


The ultimate science-fiction role-playing world. Many races get specialized hit location tables, characteristic maxima and minima, skills and traits. I bought this and the companion book when they were released. The book starts with a diagram of the Ringworld and its star, EC, new humanoids, aliens, plants and animals, technological objects, and original errata.

If you have any Ringworld RPG material that you would like to have published here please send them to us you will be fully credited. I’m David Gordon, the webmaster for this site. Ringworld Children is out now June It was twenty years ago now.

Ringworld (role-playing game)

None of these three additional races appear in any of the Ringworld novels. Add tags Tags separate by space: I don’t think they produced a single genuinely bad game, even if they produced several that weren’t to my liking.


It looks to be great fun. 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. Basic characters can be humans from a dozen planets of Human Space, Puppeteers, or Kzin.

It is a truely glorious game and it’s sadly been out of print for nearly 20 years. The ring is spun at a speed to provide 0. Special Ringworld Module, included as a 7-page insert to this issue of DW. Pages using deprecated image syntax Pages using infobox game with unknown parameters All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from March Articles with unsourced statements from June From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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