Ive wanted one of these ever since I didnt buy one back in the 80s when I saw it for sale in my FLGs. Well, I finally decided to stop waiting and. The Worlds of Wonder boxed set included Chaosium’s Basic Role-Playing System booklet and three game settings designed for use with it: Magic World, a fairly. : Worlds of Wonder (Superworld): Chaosium Superworld Worlds of Wonder (VG/VG+) (uncut) Manufacturer: Chaosium Product Line: Superworld.

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That just doesn’t appeal to me.

Money from each setting would be valuable in the crossroads, at various conversion rates, and characters would be able to physically travel from one world to another.

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Worlds of Wonder (game)

Attempted delivery on or before the guaranteed date will be considered a timely delivery. Not huge nods, to be sure, but Magic World is very traditional in its presentation, largely lacking the idiosyncrasies that make RuneQuest so appealing to its fans and frustrating to its detractors and might-have-been fans. Several sample alien races and robots are presented, as is a great deal of equipment.

The rules are clear enough to understand, comprehensive enough to believe and learn from, and simple enough to enjoy. Chaosium’s recent and excellent generic BRP rulebook contains practically all the options from Worlds of Wonder. One of the reasons I like Savage Worlds so much is that it is based entirely on the concept of having a solid basic rules set while allowing for individual settings chaoaium add chwosium.


Magic World includes woelds small selection of monstrous opponents, pretty demanding that referees either create their own or swipe them from other BRP games. Learn more – opens in new window or tab.

Marty May 27, at 7: Steve Jackson Games Skip to main content. Worlds of Wonder box cover. Through the publication of monographs we can offer our most loyal fans more information more easily, and evaluate the potential of these works for eventual release to the wholesale market. Each monster is rated for hit dice, armor class, movement, whether and how well it swims and flies, its intelligence range, dexterity, alignment, normal habitat, the probability of it being present in its lair, by a die roll for number present, the probability of the presence of treasure and its type, how it attacks, and a description of general appearance and special characteristics.

Worlds Of Wonder RPG by Chaosium , including dice

The game can be played by 2; components for 4 players are included and may be distributed in several fashions. It is a boxed set consisting of four page booklets: Also unlike Traveller, travel between planets was by means of interstellar teleporter gatesmaintained by ICE, the Imperial Corps of Engineers, not starships, changing play dynamics considerably.

Sorry about the confusion. Meet magicians, wonser, rogues, and sages in Magic World.

GROGNARDIA: Retrospective: Worlds of Wonder

Combat and other mechanics receive some large expansions, mostly due to the highly technological nature of weaponry. Posted by James Maliszewski at 8: The depicted terrain is generally accurate, but the map exists first to influence game movement, not aid in the purchase of safe real estate. Most newer books are in the original electronic format. Game designer Donald A.


As a BRP derivative, it’s skill rather than class-based but starting characters must choose one worllds three “professions” — warrior, rogue, or sage — which determine the starting skills to which the character has access. Charts and tables are repeated in a convenient set of center-section pull-outs. Eventually, I bought the complete game. Warriors start with more fighting skills, Rogues with adventuring skills, like stealth, Sages with non-combat knowledge skills, and only Sorcerers are wonedr magic spell casting.

All three of the worlds have elements to admire, but, as I’ve said, they all require some amount of work on the part of the referee and players to become “proper” RPGs. Shipping cost cannot be calculated.

His scholarly knowledge and flair for gaming combine uniquely. Magic World caves typically are crammed with life: Also, their file size tends to be smaller than scanned image books.

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Learn More – opens in a new window or tab International shipping and import charges paid to Pitney Bowes Inc. Get a booster shot, check your blaster, renew your passport – then stroll into Sauriki plots, corporate wars, pirate inventions, and the thrill of unknown worlds. I agree it’s quite easy to pick up and just use the parts you need. Learn More – opens in a new window or tab Returns: worldss