The Hotness
Games|People|Company
Legacy of Dragonholt
The Quiet Year
Genesys Core Rulebook
Cyberpunk 2020
Dungeons: A Solo Adventure Game
Star Trek Adventures Core Book
Tales from the Loop
The Book of Contemporary Magical Things
Dash-in Dungeons Basic Set
Player's Handbook (D&D 5e)
Pax Cthuliana
English Eerie
Wizards
Thieves' World
Delta Green
B1: In Search of the Unknown
Thunder Rift
Book 1: The War-Torn Kingdom
Star Wars: Edge of the Empire Beginner Game
Star Wars: Edge of the Empire Core Rulebook
55 Below 0 and 6 Feet From Hell: Part I
Coriolis: The Third Horizon
Harlem Unbound
Tomb of Annihilation
Alarums & Excursions (Issue 501 - Jul 2017)
Infinity the Roleplaying Game Corebook
Trudvang Chronicles Character Sheet
Murder Hobo Manual
Players Handbook (AD&D 1e)
All Flesh Must Be Eaten Revised Edition
Star Frontiers
AMBER Diceless Role-Playing
RuneQuest (2nd Edition)
Bushido (3rd Edition)
Monster Manual 2
Dread
B2: The Keep on the Borderlands
X1: The Isle of Dread
B3: Palace of the Silver Princess (Green)
GURPS Powers
S1: Tomb of Horrors
Vampire: The Masquerade (2nd Edition)
Vampire: The Masquerade (Revised Edition)
Trail of Cthulhu
Burros & Bandidos
Dice
B6: The Veiled Society
Countdown
Dungeons & Dragons (Woodgrain Box & White Box Sets)
Dungeons & Dragons Basic Set (Second Edition)
Information
RPG
Genre
Setting
Series Code
 
Category
Mechanic Show More »
Designer
Artist
Production Staff
Publisher
Year Published
1984
Primary Name
Larry Niven's Ringworld
Alternate Names
 Corrections
 Customize View
xml RSS Feed 
Facebook Twitter Delicious Google
ObjectID: 46835
Versions
Pg. 1
Nick: 
Box Set
Publisher: Chaosium
Year: 1984
Box Set
Product Code: 2501-X
200 pages
Size: 9.20 x 12.20 inches
English
View
Corrections
Link Image
Description Edit | History

Subtitled: Roleplaying Adventure Beneath the Great Arch

The Ringworld science fiction role-playing game was published by Chaosium in 1984, using the Basic Role-Playing (BRP) for its rules and Larry Niven's Ringworld novels as a setting.

The players initially play explorers from Known Space, sent as scouts to the Ringworld. They can be anthropologists, artists, doctors, police, or even zealots, who will explore the mysteries of this huge artificial world and its inhabitants. Basic characters can be humans from a dozen planets of Human Space, Puppeteers, or Kzin. Later play can see characters from Ringworld species, such as the (so-called) Ghouls, Vampires, Giants, Sea People, and others.

Only two publications were ever published, the Ringworld role-playing game box set itself, and the Ringworld Companion, both in 1984 by Chaosium. The magazine Different Worlds, issue 37, featured a Ringworld adventure, "Louis Wu & His Motley Crew."

The Ringworld role-playing game box set was titled "Larry Niven's Ringworld: Roleplaying Adventure Beneath the Great Arch", referring to the way the Ringworld looked from its interior surface. It came in a box set with four books: the Explorer Book, Technology Book, Gamemasters Book, and Creatures Book, a sheet of cardboard miniatures, reference and character sheets, and a set of dice: 2d20, 1d8, and 2d6.

Source: Wikipedia, "Ringworld (role-playing game)," available under the CC-BY-SA License.

More Information Edit | History
This page does not exist. You can edit this page to create it.
Updating...
Thumbs Up
Marketplace
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No items found
{{product.numforsale}} for sale {{product.price}}
{{product.prettycondition}}
{{product.listdate|truncate:"10"}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No items found
{{item.title}} {{item.timeleft}}
{{item.currentprice}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
Images
Gallery:
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No images found
Updating...
Thumbs Up
{{title}}
Category: Language:
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No videos found
{{video.numrecommend}} {{video.title}} {{video.language}} {{video.username|truncate:"10"}} {{video.numcomments}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
{{data.config.moduletitle}} Relationship:
[] [Forums »] [Post »] [Search »]
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No threads found
{{thread.numrecommend}} {{thread.subject}}
Last Post {{thread.lastpostdate|truncate:"10"}} Posted {{thread.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
{{thread.user.username|truncate:"10"}} {{thread.numposts-1}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
{{title}}
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No posts found
{{post.numpositive}} {{post.title}}
by
{{post.numcomments}}
Files
Title | Hot | Recent
[Browse »]  [Upload File »] Language:
Pg. 1 of 1
No Files Found.
Linked Items
Sort: Pg
Relationship:
Pg. 1 of 2 » 2
Pg. 30
Des Donjons dans les étoiles

A retrospective of the sci-fi space opera style games.

Edit
Pg. 2
Featured Review: Ringworld

Chaosium\'s science fiction role-playing game: Larry Niven's Ringworld

Edit
Pg. 26
Game Reviews

Reviews 13 recent game and game supplement releases, including Ringworld, Chill: Adventures Into The Unknown,

Edit
Pg. 58
Lost Game Safari

The hunt for out-of-print games worthy of a second look. Ringworld (Chaosium, 1984).

Edit
Pg. 0
Louis Wu & His Motley Crew

Special Ringworld Module, included as a 7-page insert to this issue of DW. Includes players’ information,

Edit
Pg. 10
Open Box

Science fiction and fantasy games and rulebooks are reviewed by independent authorities.
-The Curse of The

Edit
Pg. 57
Revenants

A look at the \'\'\'Ringworld\'\'\' RPG.

Edit
Pg. 15
Ringworld Errata

Errata for Ringworld.

Edit
Pg. 4
Ringworld Preview

The ultimate science-fiction role-playing world

Edit
Pg. 39
Ringworld Root/Branch Skills

A system for expanding the root/branch skills introduced in the \'\'Ringworld\'\' RPG.

Edit
Updating...
Thumbs Up
GeekLists
[Browse »] [Summary »]
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No lists found
{{list.numpositive}} {{list.title}} {{list.username|truncate:"10"}} {{list.numitems}}
{{list.lastreplydate|truncate:"10"}} {{list.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
Statistics
RPG Item Rank: 1240
Num Ratings: 21
Average Rating: 7.48
Standard Deviation: 1.40
Num Views: 5998
GeekBuddy Analysis: Analyze
Similarly Rated: View
Avg. Game Weight: 0.0
Fans: 5
Personal Comments: 6
Users Owning: 78
Users Wanting: 8
Users Trading: 6 [find trade matches]
Price History: View
Total Plays: 5
Plays This Month: 0
Tags
Your Tags: Add tags
Popular Tags: [View All]
Updating...
Thumbs Up
Web Links
Category: Language:
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No Web Links Found
Link {{cat}} {{lang}}
{{weblink.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
User Information
Use this tool to rate games, save comments, and manage your collection.
Front Page | Welcome | Contact | Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Advertise | Support BGG | Feeds RSS
Geekdo, BoardGameGeek, the Geekdo logo, and the BoardGameGeek logo are trademarks of BoardGameGeek, LLC.