There have been several games released based on the Pern series.

Dragonriders of Pern (board game)

In 1983 Mayfair Games created a board game featuring cards with Pern characters and locations. This game is now rare and valuable to Pern collectors.

Dragonriders of Pern (video game)

In 1983, Epyx released an action-strategy game Dragonriders of Pern (video game) for the Atari 800 and Commodore 64 in which the player could battle Thread and engage in diplomacy on Pern.

Dragon Riders: Chronicles of Pern

In 2001 a video game Dragon Riders: Chronicles of Pern was created by Ubisoft Entertainment for the PC and Dreamcast. This game follows a dragonrider as he Searches for young women to be candidates for Impressing a new gold dragon, and battles the "bad guys" on an adventure across Pern.


A number of online MUD-style games have been created exploring the Pern universe, most notably PernMUSH. These are unofficial and tend to centre on role-playing rather than combat.

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