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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The setting is a distant future based on extrapolation of as much hard science as Niven had available. I consider it one of the gems in my collection.
A Paladin In Citadel August 28, at 1: Dyson Logos August 28, at Add a copy to your collection. 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 eingworld in late I also hope you can get your group to play some of these games you didn’t get to play first time round.
Only a member of this blog may post a comment. Niven himself recommended that Hewitt write one of the stories for the original ringworlc MKW books, although this never came to pass.
Pookie September 12, at 7: The ring is spun at a speed to provide 0. The players initially play explorers from Known Space, sent as scouts to the Ringworld. There are suggestions for creating scenarios and campaigns, and information on technology of various humanoid species of the Ringworld, and additional rules, including gravity, Credit Rating, and psionics. Therefore, a year-old character will have vastly more skill points than a year-old, with little compensatory advantages for the younger one.
Point Based allocate points to get skills, powers, etc. Basic characters can be humans from a dozen planets of Human Space, Puppeteers, or Kzin. Set on the 1: Roleplaying Adventure Beneath the Great Arch”, referring to the way the Ringworld looked from its interior surface. Different Worlds Issue 37 – Nov Reading the books and stories, and having the game at my side, I was in hog heaven.
They can be anthropologists, artists, doctors, police, or even zealots, who will explore the mysteries of this huge artificial world and its inhabitants. The amazing visuals during play on the Halo caosium made me seriously reconsider.
Chaossium page does not exist. RQ II boxed set is brill hope you do a retrospective on that. 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 The Ringworld series by Larry Niven.
Anonymous August 28, at 6: Go to the Continuum website to see registration rringworld on residential and non-residential passes to the convention. Hopefully it’s availability will now change.
The total inner surface of the ring is equal to that of 3 million Earths.
Ringworld (role-playing game)
It has been your support, financial and otherwise, that has allowed this site to become what it is today. A Man-Kzin War war setting, with its slightly lower technology, would likely make for a better game.
Science Fiction Hard Sci Fi. I shall indeed — have no fear. The system used is Chaosium’s Basic Role-Playingwith eight basic characteristics: I remember have seen it in the local rpg shop in my french town, when I was still a young player. Ringworld Children is out now June Newer Post Older Post Home. When Niven started farming out the Man-Kzin Wars novels, chaosiim realized he needed to present the authors with a “Known Space Bible” to work from.