In a section on adventure design in FASA’s Doctor Who Role Playing Game, Wm. John Wheeler describes precisely how both linear and free. A FASA Doctor Who role-playing game resource site. Doctor Who was one of the few games I couldn’t find in ‘s review The Doctor Who Role Playing Game was released by FASA in while Time Lord .

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And the Sontarans and Rutans are battling to see who wins the galaxy. No idea how it plays. Follow Blog via Email Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Finally, those old episodes from the seventies seem to be a really good fit for gaming. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: They must come to understand the samurai and their Bushido The cover featured the Second Doctor and Victoria Waterfield.

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Our game was set before the new dotor, so there were any number of Time Lords running amok. The player simply needed paper and pencil to keep track of their stats and progress in the game. Ah well… never mind. Using encounters of both types is like building a structure with tinker toys, with the sticks being linear encounters and the knobs being the free-form encounters.

I never bothered with the game: You have a skill level, and a difficultly level. I was pleased with the results, so I ran off six copies of the various Logs and started filling them up with the idea that I could someday pull them out for inspiration. Too bad, too, that they’ve forgotten the rest of the universe exists The Daleks are invading Earth.


An odd combination of point buy and randomness…. Australia Music theme music composers soundtrack releases featured music. Finally, the strangeness and the epic sweep of the classic episode that I used for the adventure was so mind blowing… the players seemed content just to gradually figure out what was going on and why. Failure results in inaction, but if you are severely wounded it could also result in additional wound damage.

The metallic voice that screeches these words sends loathing into the heart of every Time Lord.

The supplements contained two pamphlets, one for game masters and another for players. To join the Doctor in his adventures to defeat the foes of the universe, you only need your imagination, a pencil, some paper, and this game! The cost for some of the old supplements for the game are just plain crazy anymore— there was nothing for it but to roll my own. The game was released in three wo. This break down should be enough to get you up to speed for a quick convention game.

Rules for the Fatigue Heal Rate: So next I needed a scenario. Rules for the Wound Heal Rate: Contains The Cybermen and Cyber Files: The Fourth Doctor appeared on the cover. So what the heck happened, then…?

The Doctor Who Role Playing Game

Players were intimately familiar with the new series, but not experts on all the classic episodes. I did own it and sold it and recently reacquired itand it was responsible for me knowing anything at all about Doctor Who until I started watching the new series a few years ago.


A lost city and a vanished race from the depths of time and [sic] hold the key to the destiny of the Earth, unless the adventurers can penetrate the mysteries of the City of Gold.

Development History Canada and the U. The Time Lord and his Companions are sent to Hartlewick, England to locate the source of this unexplained energy field. And are these strange occurrences related to the presence of a mysterious energy field?

Too bad, too, that they’ve forgotten the rest of the universe exists As time runs out, the adventurers race to their final confrontation with the Legions of Death. Stranded, cut off from help or contact with Gallifrey, the time travelers must band together to free themselves from old Japan, history from a madman’s plot, and humanity itself from oblivion in a distant but all-too-real future.

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Has the archeological excavation of an ancient Druidic mound awakened something that was better left undisturbed? But they do not have much time. A collision in the Vortex with an unknown timeship

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