Since we published the latest version of the Doctor Who Roleplaying Game we've released a series of gorgeous, info-packed, full colour, hard cover supplements for it. Here's a rundown of the awesome:
All The Strange, Strange Creatures
All the Strange, Strange Creatures Volume I is a gorgeous 160 page, full colour hardback, packed full of images from the show, monster stats and info, as well as countless hints and tips on how to make the most of the Doctor's adversaries in your games.
For much of our history humans have gazed up at the stars and asked the question: are we alone in the universe? The answer, of course, is no! The galaxy is teeming with life. Aliens populate every corner of the universe, and many have visited our humble little planet.
All the Strange, Strange Creatures is all about aliens. Aliens the Doctor has encountered on his adventures. Aliens he has befriended. Aliens he hopes to never meet again. This supplement provides the Gamemaster with the details of just some of the alien races that the Doctor has encountered, from Daleks and Cybermen to the Vashta Nerada and the Skovox Blitzer.
It's available at our store now, with free PDF. Alternatively, grab just the PDF here.
The Gamesmaster's Companion
So you're the Gamemaster now?
Sitting in the Gamemaster's chair can be the most daunting job in roleplaying games. It is also the most rewarding. This book is here to help you get the most out of the experience.
The Gamemaster's Companion is a resource for you to use to run the Doctor Who Roleplaying Game, offering expert advice on creating scenarios in the style of the Doctor’s adventures. It’s a veritable toolbox of tips, tricks and techniques that you can use in your own games.
You’ll be using flashbacks, starting games in media res and ending your next session with a killer cliffhanger before you know it!
• Starting out – how to set up a new game, and advice on guiding your players through effective character creation.
• Adventures – an advice-filled exploration of the role of the Gamemaster, detailing plotting adventures, detailed, expert guidance on writing story arcs, and a gigantic random adventure generator.
• Villains and Monsters – a TARDIS-full of hints and tips on creating memorable villains and effective adversaries for your games.
• Settings – how to create them and how to get your players onboard.
• Running Games - guidance for keeping everyone happy, busy and engaged, with notes on pacing, foreshadowing, exterminating characters, people, places, planets and impossible places.
• Three new Doctor Who adventures – Death in Toytown, The Grip of the Kraken and The Bellagio Imbroglio.
“Hello. anyway, why don’t we stop and have a nice little chat where I tell you all my plans and you can work out a way to stop me, I don’t think.” - The Master, Utopia
Written by Morgan Davie, Mark Lawford, Andrew Peregrine, Gareth Ryder-Hanrahan and Nathaniel Torson, the Gamemaster's Companion is a 160 page, full colour, hardcover.
All of Time and Space
All of Time and Space Volume 1 is our first collection of scenarios for Doctor Who Roleplaying Game. This 96 page, full colour hardback provides a convenient collection of four high quality Doctor Who scenarios so that you and your players can dive right into the adventure! It is available now, and all orders come with a free copy of the PDF version. Or you can grab the PDF on its own.
Paternoster Investigations takes your Doctor Who Roleplaying Game to the Victorian era: favourite haunt of the Doctor and home to the Paternoster Gang. Victorian London and the particulars of the age are laid out in all their varied splendours.
• A catalogue of all the Doctor’s on-screen visits to Victorian era.
• A tour of the Victorian era as a setting with notes on how to get the best from it in your games.
• Expert advice on constructing your own Victorian-era adventures and Paternoster Gang campaigns.
• A guide to Victorian London with both historical and alien locations.
• New traits, gadgets and devices for the Victorian age.
• A complete Victorian-era adventure: A Study in Flax.
• Character sheets for Victorian-era characters: Madame Vastra, Jenny, Jago and Litefoot, Jackson Lake, and more.
Written by Andrew Peregrine and Walt Ciechanowski, 128 pages, full colour, hard back.
That Babylon of the moderns with its crystal light and its glitter. All aswarm with the wretched ruins of humanity. Men and women crushed by the Devil’s juggernaut. Moral turpitude can destroy the most delicate of lives. Believe me, I know. I know! – Mrs Gillyflower, The Crimson Horror
The Silurian Age
The Doctor and his companions often venture forwards in time, into the far future of humanity, where spaceships ply the stars and adventure can be found on even the smallest moon. But what about… backwards? To a time before there was any humanity, to a time when the Earth was roamed by dinosaurs and another species laid claim to it: the Silurians.
This supplement for the Doctor Who Roleplaying Game contains rules and background for visiting prehistoric Earth, including stats for all manner of different dinosaurs. For the convenience of the Doctor Who Roleplaying Game gamesmaster, the dinosaur bestiary gathers together creatures that have appeared in other Vortex System titles, which now appear together in one volume for the first time. It also contains an in-depth look at the Silurian race, including a ready-made Silurian city to visit.
The Black Archive
The Tower of London: home to ravens, Beefeaters and one of the most extensive collections of esoteric alien artefacts on Earth.
Under the stewardship of UNIT, The Black Archive is charged with finding, storing and understanding the weirdest and most powerful alien Gadgets that come to our planet. Just as this unbelievably valuable and dangerous collection has expanded, so has UNIT itself evolved. No longer solely a military organisation, in the 21st Century UNIT agents are as likely to be diplomats and investigators as they are soldiers.
The Black Archive details the 21st Century organisation that collects, catalogues and protects some of the most incredible artefacts the Earth has ever known, and the collection itself.
• Play UNIT agents beyond the military, including alien UNIT characters with new UNIT Archetypes and new Traits
• A collection of recent notable characters connected to The Black Archive and UNIT
• Details on The Black Archive itself - its history, its security measures and how it fits into your Doctor Who Roleplaying Game adventures
• Information on the vast Black Archive armoury, hospital and motor pool
• New Gadget traits
• The mysteries of the Omega Locker are revealed and the mysteries of the Enigma Vault are not!
‘The Black Archive. Highest security rating on the planet. The entire staff have their memories wiped at the end of every shift.’
The Black Archive is a gorgeous 144 page, full colour hard back, written by Walt Ciechanowski and Andrew Peregrine.
Available for pre-order now, with free PDF: The Black Archive for Doctor Who Roleplaying Game!
Lastly we'll spare you any talk of the absolutely beautiful Q-Workshop Dice. That would be the piece of awesome too far. But they are AMAZING.