Category Archives: 8th Doctor

The 50th Anniversary Trailer: Part 3

5th, 6th, 7th, 8th and 9th Doctor The next scene in the trailer is harder to analyse as we are presented with a chaotic battlefield, upon which the various Doctor’s are surrounded by their enemies. There are two ways we … Continue reading

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“Go back to your battlefield. You haven’t finished yet. Some of the universe is still standing.”

In the mini-episode ‘Night of the Doctor’ we get a glimpse of what life was like during the Time War. The universe is on the brink of destruction and only the Doctor can save it, but only by changing his … Continue reading

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Bad Therapy

Overview Trying to recover from the loss of Roz in ‘So Vile A Sin’ the Doctor and Chris travel to 1950’s London. The murder of a young man leads the time travellers to discover a black cab abducting people from … Continue reading

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“This time there will be a reckoning with the nameless Doctor whose power is so secret. For I have found his secret out.”

The all-powerful trickster god the Doctor became must have its origins in his 7th incarnation. Once he had Ace by his side he became a schemer, putting plans in motion to take down cosmic entities. It was the 7th Doctor … Continue reading

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“He will knock four times.”

In 2009 we already knew that the 10th Doctor’s days were numbered. David Tennant had already confirmed he was leaving and we even knew that Matt Smith would be the 11th Doctor. There was no mystery about what the arc … Continue reading

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By now, the island was crawling with representatives of witch-lodges from around the globe.

Cults and secret societies can be used as adversaries or allies, either encountered in the player characters travels through different ages or in campaigns centring around them. Consisting of many chapters around the world they can persist for centuries, returning … Continue reading

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The Marquis depicts Sabbath as some huge, all-pervading shadow, like one of the ogreish master-villains in the later works of the Marquis de Sade.

‘The Adventuress of Henrietta Street.’ introduces Sabbath as a reoccurring villain to the Doctor Who novels. A former member of the British Secret Service Sabbath was a ritualist and an engineer eventually travelling through space and time on board his … Continue reading

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The stories of the summoning are varied and contradictory.

Last time we discussed centring an adventure or campaign around the ritualistic time travel explored in ‘The Adventuress of Henrietta Street.’ Such an under taking requires a few rules to create characters versed in such arts. Firstly we need a … Continue reading

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“There is only so much of time that one can understand.”

When I started this blog my mandate was to include all the various mediums of Dr Who. It would be a shame to be limited to just the television series as the books, audio plays and comics have all contributed … Continue reading

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