To celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Doctor Who, we released a series of Doctor Sourcebooks for the Doctor Who: Adventures in Time and Space roleplaying game.
Each book takes an in-depth look at an incarnation of the Doctor, featuring his companions, enemies, allies, gadgets and more. We present each of his adventures, giving an overview of the action and themes, exploring how you can use them in your games. We also give you suggestions for further adventures based on the events depicted.
As well as being packed with information for use in your games, the books are full of images from that Doctor’s incarnation, and are a wonderful fan resource for the show’s history. We’ve even kept the first two in black and white to stay true to the feel of the show!
The books are US letter-size (standard RPG size, 8.5”x11”) and 160 pages long (in some cases, like the Fourth Doctor even longer!) with a hard cover. The First and Second Doctor Sourcebooks feature full colour covers and period-appropriate black and white interior; all the others are full colour throughout. We have commissioned a montage of the eleven Doctors, which will run across the spines of the Sourcebooks when they are on the shelf:
The First Doctor Sourcebook
The First Doctor Sourcebook is available to buy now at the C7 Webstore.
Return to where it all began, to a junkyard on Totter’s Lane. Visit Skaro for the first time. Wander the fourth dimension, travelling through all of space and time from the dawn of humanity to the far far future, with unexpected dangers and enemies along the way. Touch alien sands, and see strange birds wheel in a distant sky.
The adventure’s just beginning…
This PDF contains one full episode write up from the book - The Reign of Terror:
The First Doctor Sourcebook is a 160 page hardcover with black and white interior by Darren Pearce and Gareth Ryder Hanrahan.
The Second Doctor Sourcebook
Travel by Transmat as well as TARDIS, meet the Highlanders and the Ice Warriors, find Yeti in the Himalayas and on the London Underground, and get your first introduction to Colonel Alistair Gordon Lethbridge-Stewart. You’ll also come up against familiar foes – the plans of the Daleks and Cybermen are many, and must be stopped.
Last but not least, have your terrifying first encounter with the Time Lords of Gallifrey...
Here's a preview of the first few pages of the Second Doctor Sourcebook.
The Second Doctor Sourcebook is a 160 page hardcover with black and white interior, written by Walt Ciechanowski.
The Third Doctor Sourcebook
Exiled to Earth and prevented from travelling in time, the Doctor became UNIT’s scientific adviser and defended Earth against all manner of sinister threats! Face the plastic horror of the Autons, stop hordes of alien spiders and thwart the machinations of dangerous conspiracies! We’re running out of time, so quick - reverse the polarity of the neutron flow!
And above all, beware the Doctor’s ultimate nemesis - beware the Master!
Download the complete write up of The Day of the Daleks from the Third Doctor Sourcebook here.
The Fourth Doctor Sourcebook
Explore the Fourth Doctor’s adventures on Earth and beyond. With detailed information on all the allies, enemies, aliens and gadgets that he encounters, as well as examining each of his adventures, the book contains a wealth of material for the Doctor Who: Adventures in Time and Space RPG, and is also a fact-packed resource for fans of the show!
Freed from his exile on Earth, the Doctor returned to his wandering ways, drawn to some of the great battles of the cosmos. Team up with a fellow Time Lord and a robot dog, explore E-Space, search for the Key to Time and return to Gallifrey as its saviour. Uncover the secrets of the Pyramids of Mars, change the destiny of the Daleks and thwart the machinations of the Master’s final incarnation.
But first things first... would you like a jelly baby?
Download the complete write up of The Pyramids of Mars from The Fourth Doctor Sourcebook here.
The Fifth Doctor Sourcebook
Available for pre-order now, and in PDF - This Sourcebook explores the Fifth Doctor’s adventures on Earth and beyond. With detailed information on all the allies, enemies, aliens and gadgets that he encounters, as well as examining each of his adventures, the book contains a wealth of material for the Doctor Who: Adventures in Time and Space RPG, and is also a fact-packed resource for fans of the show!
Betrayed by the Master and left to die, the Doctor faced his most difficult regeneration yet – but it’d be nothing compared to the heartbreak, betrayal and loss that was to come. Fly Concorde through time, re-enact the English civil war, play in a ripping game of cricket and race yachts around the Solar System for the greatest prize of all. Witness the return of some of the universe’s greatest foes, restored and deadlier than ever, and thwart their machinations once more … but at a cost.
Brave heart, my friends…
Download the complete write up of Earthshock from The Fifth Doctor Sourcebook: The_Fifth_Doctor_Earthshock.pdf
The Fourth Doctor Sourcebook is a full colour 160 page hardcover by Walt Ciechanowski and Darren Watts.
The Sixth Doctor Sourcebook
After sacrificing his life to save Peri in the Caves of Androzani, the Doctor regenerated into his most flamboyant, arrogant and frightening incarnation yet. Save Earth from Halley’s Comet, do battle with the alien mastermind Sil, twice, and face not just the Master – but the Rani too! Return to past adventures, battle terrible foes old and new and face the ultimate trial – the trial of a Time Lord.
It’s time for a change my dear, and not a moment too soon.
The Sixth Doctor Sourcebook is a full colour 160 page hardcover by Alasdair Stuart.
The Seventh Doctor Sourcebook
Having survived an attempt on his life from his own future self, it is the Rani who forces the Doctor to regenerate once more, into an incarnation that is every bit as sharp, cunning and eccentric as his predecessors. Battle dragons, psychic clowns and out-of-control robots, match wits with the Rani, the Master and Fenric, and destroy Skaro, the home world of the Daleks!
And remember – you can always judge a man by the quality of his enemies!
The Seventh Doctor Sourcebook is a full colour 160 page hardcover by Andrew Peregrine.
Download the complete write up of Remembrance of the Daleks from The Seventh Doctor Sourcebook here.
Happy 50th Anniversary, Doctor Who!
What's in the Box?
Doctor Who Supplements
Aliens and Creatures
Defending the Earth: the UNIT sourcebook for DWAITAS
The Time Traveller's Companion for DWAITAS
Doctor Who Downloads
The Doctor Who Card Game
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