Monthly Archives: May 2013

UNLIKELY SPIN-OFFS

Doctor Who has had several spin-offs during its long run, some more successful than others, but not nearly as many as it could. There are countless characters that could be explored in their own series of television or audio adventures. … Continue reading

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The UNIT Campaign: The Mind of Evil

Thunderbolt II ‘The Mind of Evil’ expands the duties of UNIT to oversee the first World Peace Conference and the disposal of an illegal nerve gas missile. This allows for a UNIT campaign to branch out into espionage, allowing for … Continue reading

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“There Is A Time To Live And There Is A Time To Sleep.”

‘The Name Of The Doctor’, written by Stephen Moffat, is both the beginning and the end of the Doctor. A wonderful conclusion to this season and celebration of nearly 50 years of Doctor Who. Spoilers From Here On In! There … Continue reading

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The UNIT Campaign: Terror Of The Autons

This is a continuing series of adventures for those wanting to run a UNIT campaign in parallel to the television stories. MISSING TIME The Master is still on the loose and to make matters worse there is apparently a traitor … Continue reading

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“Hail To You The Doctor. Saviour Of The Cybermen.”

‘Nightmare In Silver’, written by  Neil Gaiman, is the most effective Cybermen centred story since their return in the new series. It is an extremely tense story as the odds increase against our heroes and even the Doctor is turned … Continue reading

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“By order of the High Council, this is an impartial enquiry into the behaviour of the accused person, known as the Doctor.”

‘Trial Of A Time Lord’ was the name over arcing plot of the 23rd Season of Doctor Who. The Time Lord in question was the Doctor, accused of meddling in the affairs of other planets and transgressing the First Law … Continue reading

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“You’ll Be My Secret. My Special Monster.”

‘The Crimson Horror’, by Mark Gatiss, is another strong episode. Taking the Doctor up north, it features a welcome return of Lady Vastra, Jenny and Strax. Diana Rigg and her daughter Rachael Stirling are fabulous, bringing pathos and camp in … Continue reading

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“Doctor, you have evaded your responsibilities for far too long.”

At the end of ‘The Five Doctors’ the Doctor is told by Chancellor Flavia that he has been made President. To Tegan’s dismay the Doctor prefers to go on the run from his own people rather than accept the role. … Continue reading

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