Saturday, October 17, 2009

Doctor Who Roleplaying Game

Doctor Who is the longest running science fiction series and in the last few years has had a wondrous resurgence that I whole-heartedly jumped on board. With most successful sci-fi franchises, a role-playing game is inevitable. Cubicle 7 has been working on this project for some time and they're about to release three products: The Doctor Who core RPG box set, a Gamemaster screen, and a bestiary book of sorts.
Here's more info:

Doctor Who: Adventures in Time and SpaceRetail Price: $59.95

Size: Boxed Game, 144pp Gamemaster’s Guide, 86pp Player’s Guide, 30pp Adventures Book, 4pp Quick Start Guide, Pre-generated Character Sheets, Blank Character Sheets, Gadget sheets, Story Point Tokens and Dice.

Interior Art: Full colour

Author: David F. Chapman et al.
Stock Code: CB71100
ISBN: 978-1-907204-11-1

Imagine you could go anywhere. This world or countless others, encountering strange alien races, new cultures or hostile environments. Now imagine you could travel to any time. See the pyramids and the Sphinx (back when she had a nose!), discover who (or what) really built Stonehenge, meet the first Emperor of Japan, or travel into the far future as humanity spreads to the stars. Where would you go?

With Doctor Who: Adventures in Time and Space, the power is in your hands! You can go anywhere or anywhen in the universe. It’s not going to be easy. It’ll probably be dangerous. The universe is a hostile place, full of Daleks, Slitheen, Krillitane, Sontarans, Plasmavores, Cybermen, Sycorax, Judoon and worse. There will be fear, heartbreak and excitement, but above all, it’ll be the trip of a lifetime.

Doctor Who: Adventures in Time and Space is a roleplaying game set in the universe of the world’s longest running science fiction show on TV – the BBC’s Doctor Who. Published in a boxed format, the core set includes:

• Player’s Guide
• Gamemaster’s Guide
• Adventure Book
• Quick Start Guide
• Character sheets, including pre-generated characters for the series cast
• Tokens and Dice

Doctor Who: Adventures in Time and Space has been written to appeal to both the experienced and first time gamer.

Doctor Who: Gamemaster’s ScreenRetail Price: $14.99
Size: 4 panel screen
Interior Art: Colour
Author: David F. Chapman and Dominic McDowall-Thomas
Stock Code: CB71101
ISBN: 978-1-907204-13-5

Packed with all the information a Gamemaster needs for easy reference during a session of Doctor Who, this 'deluxe' thick screen will last for years of Adventures in Time and Space.
Aliens and Creatures
Retail Price: $39.99Size: Boxed set, 180pp
Interior Art: Full colour
Author: David F. Chapman et al
Stock Code: CB71102
ISBN: 978-1-907204-30-2

In the vast expanse of space wait creatures beyond the imagination. Mutants housed in impenetrable armour, vast criminal families that disguise themselves in the skins of their victims, and thousands of cloned soldiers ready to conquer and crush.

But it's not all evil and danger out there. The songs of the peaceful enslaved echo through time, while others try to protect the weaker species in the endless night of space.

Aliens and Creatures is an expansion set for the Doctor Who: Adventures in Time and Space roleplaying game. Within this box you will find:

• 148 page rulebook detailing many of the creatures faced in the Doctor's latest adventures including the Cult of Skaro, Davros, the Weeping Angels and the Hath, as well as additional rules for creating your own creatures both as enemies or as playable characters
• 32 page Adventure book, featuring a whole new ready-to-play adventure and many ideas for additional stories
• Additional Story Point Counters
• Alien Record Cards for easy reference
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