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 | Jeffro’s Space Gaming Blog

It was followed by several separately odctor adventures and supplements for the game, which provided details about dochor Daleksthe Cybermen and the Master. 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. For example, it claims that the Monk was an alias adopted by the Master. Contains The Cybermen and Cyber Files: Somehow, wbo players were able to contribute to the shared reality at rrpg as much as the game master.

FASA also published two solo play gamebooks: The game’s backstory resolved the UNIT dating controversy by flatly contradicting Mawdryn Undeadplacing that story’s “present day” sequence in the near future.

Neither the Fourth Doctor or Leela, at that date, still appeared in the series. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The exception might be a case where they have blundered so badly that the finale would certainly kill them all — in which case, the merciful GM will drop a hint that they are over their heads, and let them give up and epg for home.


The actions in each of the free-form encounters affect the players in the short term. Sign In Don’t have an account? This page was last edited on 19 Augustat To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Most of the fun I had with it mainly came from my invention as a DM of the situations than through the mechanics. Then I worried and fretted qho days. Radio stories Home video releases VHS releases. It really is carte blanche to be anybody, go anywhere, and do anything.

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

The main set of three rulebooks, one for players, one for game masters and a guidebook to the Doctor Who universepackaged in a cardboard box. What he is describing here is what I call situation oriented play. Together they can create awesomely impossible results.

Planetfall, for instance, opens up with a linear sequence that leads in to a more free-form situation. This article may need to be rewritten entirely to comply with Wikipedia’s quality standards. The supplements contained two pamphlets, one for players and another for game masters.

Not only is it extremely likely for there to be two or more terrestrial planets in the same star system, but those worlds are also extremely likely to share the same orbits!

Both of these paperback books were rpf volumes, allowing the player to use a simplified version of the base game’s mechanics without the need to own the base game itself.


FASA Doctor Who RPG Resource Site

Too bad, too, that they’ve forgotten the rest of the universe exists Posted By Abstruse Thursday, 27th December, So the game seemed fass succeed due to four things. In an attempt to give the players the full FASA Doctor Who experience, I let them make their own characters instead of giving them pre-gens.

Some of the science levels can influence the others slightly, but wild variations are possible.

Australia Music theme music composers soundtrack releases featured music. Tasa Aquatic Database 3. 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. A senseless murder, over a strange artefact, was only the very beginning of the terror of The Iytean Menace.

What they found was a web of mystery and deception that led them, step by step, to a confrontation with The Iytean Menace. The technology level of the world is broken down into several sub-levels.

On the off chance that you might want to do the same, let me tell you the basic features of these systems:. To join the Doctor in his adventures to defeat the foes of the universe, you only need your imagination, a pencil, some paper, and this game!

Forces are at work to unleash something hideous and all-too-powerful upon the residents of Earth. The Fourth Doctor appeared on the cover.