Monthly Archives: April 2012

Blood Harvest

Overview During the roaring 20’s in Chicago famed gangster Al Capone hires detective Tom Dekker to investigate a new rival, the mysterious Doctor, running a speakeasy named Doc’s Place. Dekker finds that the Doctor is protected by a gun moll … Continue reading

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All-Consuming Fire

Overview Sherlock Holmes and Watson are hired by Pope Leo XIII to recover stolen books containing information about mystical beasts. Their investigation leads them to a mysterious man called the Doctor, assisted by two women, Ace and Bernice. Together the … Continue reading

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Theatre of War

Overview Bernice Summerfield is back in her own time period, in the year 3985, and is asked to join an archaeology on the planet Menaxus. When people start dying she summons the Doctor and Ace who help uncover a holographic … Continue reading

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“I’m bored. I love to play games but there’s no-one to play against.”

I don’t often get the chance to be the player in a roleplaying game but I was recently lucky enough to be able to do just that. It always interesting to get a different perspective and to experience adventure design … Continue reading

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“The answer’s simple enough. You’ve got a killer on board.”

While ‘Base Under Siege’ and ‘Invasion’ stories might be what most people think of when asked about Doctor Who the series has a long history with the murder mystery. In the very first story (discounting ‘The Unearthly Child’) an old … Continue reading

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“I’m so old now. I used to have so much mercy. You get one warning. That was it.”

Bioware, the publishers the ‘Baldurs Gate’, ‘Dragons Age’ and ‘Mass Effect’ franchises, are respected for the roleplaying structure in their games. They give the illusion of choice, allowing the player to craft the kind of character they want while still … Continue reading

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ANNOUNCEMENT: Watching Earth 616

I have just launched a new blog called Watching Earth 616, covering the new Marvel Heroic roleplaying system. I think it is a really good superhero rpg and wanted to do what I do with this blog, examine the source … Continue reading

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Tragedy Day

Overview Arriving on the planet Olleril in the 56th century the Doctor and his companions find themselves menaced by the cult of Luminus, who secretly run the planet. Soon separated and with the Doctor replaced by a robot duplicate they … Continue reading

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No Future

Overview Pursuing a lead from their previous adventure the Doctor, Bernice and Ace arrive in London in the year 1976. The foe who has been altering time is revealed to be the Time Meddler, Mortimus. Bernice ends up joining a … Continue reading

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Overview The TARDIS lands in the small English village Arandale, where the residents are being murdered by a killer who leaves their bodies drained of blood. Curiously the village is also home to a retired superhero not to mention his … Continue reading

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