Monthly Archives: September 2015

“This is evil refined as engineering.”

As the title suggests in ‘Into The Dalek’ the Doctor gets closer to one of his oldest enemies than ever before. The viewer is effectively given a guide tour to what makes a Dalek tick. While it is unlikely (but … Continue reading

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ADVENTURE SEEDS: HIDDEN TRUTHS

Presented here are a selection of adventure ideas that require some investigation. They work best with the Doctor and his companions but can easily be converted for your own characters. JUDGEMENT OF THE STONES The TARDIS has landed on the … Continue reading

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“Of course the real question is where did I get the cup of tea? Answer? I’m the Doctor. Just accept it.”

‘The Witch’s Familiar’, written by Steven Moffat, finds the Doctor still at the heart of the Dalek Empire. With one of his oldest enemies dying will the Doctor choose to destroy or save him? Meanwhile Missy and Clara (not dead, … Continue reading

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“It’s not real, of course.”

A common theme in Doctor Who is that no matter how  public and wide spread the existence of aliens and other strange elements the status quo is maintained. Within a few months they are always written off as a hoax, … Continue reading

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“OK, cutting to the chase. Not dead, back, big surprise, never mind.”

In ‘The Magician’s Apprentice’, written by Steven Moffat, the Daleks and Missy are back but the Doctor is nowhere to be found. This  is a promising start to the current series of Doctor Who, steeped in Classic Series lore. The … Continue reading

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“Dinosaurs were mostly this size.”

At some point between Trenzalore and Victorian London the TARDIS was swallowed by a giant dinosaur, resembling a tyrannosaurs rex. This beast was accidentally deposited on Earth in ‘Deep Breath’. Its size is mentioned by both Jenny and the Doctor … Continue reading

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“Is it still the same broom? Answer? No, of course it isn’t.”

In ‘Deep Breath’ the Doctor encounters a droid that has replaced so many parts of itself with both organic and inorganic parts that there is almost nothing left of the original. He highlights this with an analogy of a broom … Continue reading

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“Probably best to stay out of the larder. It’ll get a bit noisy in there later.”

Since ‘A Good Man Goes To War’ Madam Vastra has been portrayed as one of the Doctors closest allies. She is still a Silurian, first encountered by the Doctor slaughtering tunnel workers and commuters. Although married to her human, Jenny, … Continue reading

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