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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FASA Doctor Who RPG Resource Site

Development History Canada and the U. All of it was built around an elaborate puzzle that I felt would be the perfect homage to the the writer of the episode. The metallic voice that screeches these words sends loathing into the heart of every Time Lord. Ah well… never mind. The Cybermen book is for the gamemaster’s eyes only and provides detailed information concerning Cybermen and hints for creating adventures.

Anyone remember how this game plays?

The Doctor Who Role Playing Game – Wikipedia

What was the ancient evil, and how had it been awakened? Sell us your stuff? For the Time Lord and dpctor Companions, those were only the first steps in a rasa game, where one man’s ambition could bring the collapse of human history. 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.


But they do not have much time. The game’s backstory resolved the UNIT dating controversy by flatly contradicting Mawdryn Undeadplacing that story’s “present day” sequence in the near future. The game allows players to assume whho roles to the Doctor and his companions or as agents of the Celestial Intervention Agency.

Has the archaeological excavation of an ancient Druidic mound awakened something that was better left undisturbed? Forces are at work to unleash something hideous and all-too-powerful upon the residents of Earth. Note that you must set your scores before you roll for your Special Ability.

I’m no expert on the series, but it looks like the writers put a lot of love into the writing. These detailed the Daleks’ backstory, giving playing guide stats and a new adventure scenario.

You will most assuredly be able to beam down. To achieve their goals, the adventurers must learn to understand the shifting politics and timeless culture of the Land of the Rising Sun.

Our game was set dochor the new series, so there were any number of Time Lords running amok. The player simply needed paper and pencil to keep track of their stats and progress in 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

Within it is stated that Adric was saved from death by a Time Fzsa named Lenora and taken to Gallifrey. My character wrecked his Bentley trying to smash open the door of the mysterious garden shed Or even better… maybe it can help you not plan for your Doctor Who game!


Too bad, too, that they’ve forgotten the rest of the universe exists Of course, the argument is not nearly as cut and dried as we tend to make it. It is now believed that the real goal of all The Master’s schemes and operations is to take supreme power in the universe by altering the face of history.

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

The rules miss out on a couple of points – such as what happens if someone has no points in a skill and wants to do some disguise or tracking anyway They were silent, completely still, and must have been frozen for centuries, They rested patiently, waiting Both of these paperback books were self-contained volumes, allowing the player to use a simplified version fssa the base game’s mechanics without the need dovtor own the base game itself.

An evil renegade Time Lord has allied himself with British tribesmen to lure a Roman army — and a Roman Emperor — into a deviously plotted trap. This streamlining is the game’s principal strength, but the source of its main weakness – its granularity.