Monthly Archives: June 2013

‘It’s a help line, isn’t it? She said it’s the best help line out there.’

In ‘The Bells of Saint John’ the Doctor is surprised to get a telephone call from Clara while he is in Cumbria 1207. This isn’t all that strange considering the Doctor later describes the TARDIS as a mobile phone. Despite … Continue reading

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‘It’s Like Immortality. Only Fatal.’

‘The Bells of St John’ presents technology that can upload a human mind into a data cloud. Given humanities constant quest for immortality this seems like a good solution, aside from its lethal effect on its subjects. The technology is … Continue reading

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Contemporary Tales

Many Doctor Who stories were inspired by the concerns and worries of the day. The ‘About Time’ series of books do a good job of examining this, with each episode having its own ‘Where Did This Come From?’ section. What … Continue reading

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“I don’t want to go.”

Death can come to any character in a campaign, including the time lord. Traditionally regeneration allows them to return to the world of the living, albeit in a new body. However, like the 10th Doctor, some players might be quite … Continue reading

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