Ringworld and Modern Comparisons
Yesterday I wrote a review of Ringworld by Larry Niven. I explored the basics of the plot, and its place in science fiction storytelling. Today, well, let’s go back to the tweet…
Listening to Ringworld by Niven. I'm getting shades of Halo and Mass Effect.
— Comp Geeks David (@compgeeksdavid) February 25, 2017
I’ll look at two properties that I definitely think were influenced by this book – Halo and Mass Effect. And then, I’ll close out with the thing that annoyed me most about the book – the awkward approach towards women. Spoilers to follow!