In a section on adventure design in FASA’s Doctor Who Role Playing Game, Wm. John Wheeler describes precisely how both linear and free. A FASA Doctor Who role-playing game resource site. Doctor Who was one of the few games I couldn’t find in ‘s review The Doctor Who Role Playing Game was released by FASA in while Time Lord .

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It was the mids, though and I don’t remember much about it.

Neither the Fourth Doctor or Leela, at that date, still appeared in the series. The 1st printing on the left white books contains information on the 6th Doctor missing in the later printings. The Cybermen book is for the gamemaster’s eyes only and provides detailed information concerning Cybermen and hints for creating adventures.

Doctor Who Role Playing Game – Wayne’s Books RPG Reference

Giant starship and mobile world, Destiny of Ydar is both refuge and vengeance of a long-dead civilisation which must be stopped, or worlds will die.

Saturday, 20th May, It also claims the Master tried to take over Gallifrey with some adepts, including the War Chief. The random tables for personality traits and appearance may seem quaint, but having the Gallifreyan characters reroll on these when they regenerate is a highlight of the game. Somehow, the players were able to contribute to the shared reality at least as much as the game master.

The Doctor Who Role Playing Game

I did own it and sold it and recently reacquired itand it was responsible for me knowing anything at all about Doctor Who until I started watching the new series a few years ago. Similar Threads New Doctor Who: Linear encounters are often used to wrap up the scenario, bringing it to a satisfactory conclusion. Retrieved from ” http: To bad they’re caught up in a civil war just now.


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FASA Doctor Who RPG Resource Site

The game line reflected the established continuity of Doctor Who at the time of publication, though the rulebook introductions the authors admitted to have sho some liberties to make the history of the universe more consistent. Players could either assume the role of the Doctor and his wbo or of other Time Lord characters accompanied by his or her companions and acting on behest of the Celestial Intervention Agency on Gallifrey.

At worst, you will need either oxygen pills, breathing masks, or cold weather clothing. Within it is stated that Adric was saved from death by a Time Lady named Lenora and taken to Gallifrey. The Time Lord and fassa Companions had been sent to the capital of Queen Victoria ‘s realm to learn the source of a strange weapon that should never have been on Earth at all.

The Doctor Who Role Playing Game – Wikipedia

Hopefully this information will be useful in helping you plan your own Doctor Who game. Forces are at work to unleash something hideous and all-too-powerful upon the residents of Earth. Almost any Sci-Fi system should handle it, once you have races statted out. Ah well… never mind. They must come to understand the samurai and their Bushido There is no population level. I was not really game master material at the time, but I would spend hours paging through the lavish books of the set attempting to find some clue of how to play the game.


The two photographic editions also had slight differences in their box art and text to differentiate them. Tuesday, 29th March, The night before my game, I could not sleep due to the traffic on the highway outside my window.

What was the ancient evil, and how had it been awakened?

Linear encounters are used to introduce the scenario, drawing the players and the characters into the action, giving them a reason to enter the dasa environment and meet the scenario NPCs. And the Sontarans and Rutans are battling to see who wins the galaxy.

To find out more, doctro how to control cookies, see here: A lot of digital ink has been spent since then explaining why his views here are wrongheaded. Our game was set before the new series, so there were any number of Time Lords running amok.

Or even better… maybe it can help you not plan for your Doctor Who game! Contents [ show ].

I have played it, so now, Morrus, you can say you’ve met someone who has.