Monthly Archives: December 2012

“I never know why, I only know who.”

‘The Snowmen’, by Steven Moffat, is a fun Christmas tale that manages to turn snow into something terrifying while finding time to give the Doctor a renewed sense of purpose. Spoilers From Here On! This was always going to be … Continue reading

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“The angel, would it send me back to the same time? To him?”

In ‘The Angels Take Manhattan’ Amy willingly sacrifices herself to an angel in the hope that it will allow her to join Rory in the past. Her gamble appears to pay off, according to both the grave stone and her … Continue reading

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“Very Thorough Brian. Very, Very Thorough. Well Done.”

In a particularly delightful scene from ‘The Power of Three’ Rory’s dad, Brian, rattles off many different theories about the nature of the black cubes which have appeared overnight. Since we’re only a few minutes into the episode there is … Continue reading

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Announcement: The Game Is Afoot!

I have just launched a new blog covering the Gumshoe rpg and upcoming Dramasystem. I hope to be able to provide resources and adventures for those using the system. The link can be found here

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“I speak horse. He’s called Susan and he wants you to respect his life choices.”

Any science fiction series that has the protagonist encountering alien species has to address the issue of language sooner or later. The Doctor has the added complication that he also travels in time, meaning he and his companions have to … Continue reading

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“Anachronistic electricity. Keep Out signs. Aggressive stares. Has someone been peeking at my Christmas list?”

‘A Town Called Mercy’ begins with the Doctor discovering electric lights in a Western town 10 year too early. This immediately intrigues him and shows how anachronisms can be the spark of a new adventure. In most campaigns PCs will … Continue reading

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