ABOUTThe purpose of this blog is to explore the world of Doctor Who in all its forms to draw out useful ideas that can be used in the Doctor Who: Adventures in Time and Space (DWAITS) published by Cubicle 7. I've been roleplaying for decades and have been a Who fan even longer. With the publication of a new system it seemed the perfect time to generate material to fuel campaigns for years to come.
BROKEN HEROESBroken Heroes is a full length novel by the writer of this blog. In Silver City a secret community play at being superheroes and villains but someone isn't playing by the rules. When people start turning up dead one woman must discover who is responsible before more people die but she has a secret of her own.
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In The Long Night a summer festival and the quest for love goes wrong. Perfect for a new group of adventurers.
The Judgement of Bones is a collection of adventures that present moral quandaries and tough choices for any group.
Monthly Archives: December 2010
The Victorian era is a perfect match for Doctor Who. It is often said that the Doctor dresses in clothes that are reminiscent of that era, at least he did until his 9th incarnation (but even he dressed for the … Continue reading
“Have I ever, in my thirty years in the halls, seen such a dazzling display of lustrous legerdemain?
To make your adventures come alive, so they aren’t just backdrops for the action scenes, you need engaging characters that the players will remember. Long after they’ve forgotten which adventure they were fighting Cybermen or Daleks they’ll remember their encounter … Continue reading
‘Talons of Weng-Chiang,’ as befitting a Sherlock Holmes inspired story, has an emphasis on clues. The tattoo worn by the captured assassin informs the Doctor that he is a member of the Tong of the Black Scorpion, worshipers of Weng-Chiang. … Continue reading
After our jaunt to the 51st century we now travel back to Victorian London to follow a refugee from that time zone in ‘The Talons of Weng-Chang’. Written by Robert Holmes it is a good illustration of changing the format … Continue reading
For a series based around time travel there are few stories that actually revolve around it. For the most part the TARDIS is simply used to get the main characters to the heart of the action. ‘Girl in the Fireplace’ … Continue reading
In ‘The Girl in the fireplace’ we are presented with two eras, 17th and 51st century. The Doctor’s comment illustrates that both are equally exotic and alien to his 21st century companions. A little research can provide you will a … Continue reading
We leave Classic Who for the moment, leaping into New Who and a story written by one of my favourite writers, Steven Moffat. I’m talking about ‘The Girl in the Fireplace.’ The plot is what I like to call a … Continue reading
To give an idea of how I design adventures I’ll use the recent game I just ran, ‘Secret of the jaguar’, as an example. I wanted to go for a historical adventure to start with. This is one of the … Continue reading
The eventually cause of all the problems in ‘The Edge of Destruction’ is a broken spring, which it is fair to say the least exciting of all the scenarios presented during the story. Ian and Barbara suspect the Doctor and … Continue reading