Playing Doctor Who: The Card Game Classic Doctors Edition

Just before we left for Spiel, Essen, we received a very exciting parcel - the prototype of the Doctor Who: The Card Game Classic Doctors Edition.

Doctor Who: The Card Game Classic Doctors Edition is a complete, standalone game with all new card art, materialising soon on Planet Earth in a silver-foil-stamped box.


The very first thing we did after driving to Germany, unloading the van and setting up the stall was to open the prototype and have a game!


The game saw Macra in Perivale, Daleks on the Moon and the Rani teaming up with the Cybermen to threaten Nerva Beacon. And while it might all seem like smiles in the photos above, Jon would like it be recorded for posterity that he very much won...

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About the Classic Doctors Edition

Doctor Who: The Card Game Classic Doctors Edition contains 132 cards, 103 of which have unique illustrations on them, all new to this edition. It includes the first eight incarnations of the Doctor, as well as many of their companions, enemies and locations too! It’ll be available to preorder soon.

You can see some of the monsters here, and the Doctor and his companions here.


Is this the same game/set of rules as Doctor Who: The Card Game 1st and 2ndEditions?

Yes, the rules of the game are the same as Doctor Who: The Card Game 2nd Edition, including the 2-player variant. The card art is entirely new, however.

How many cards are in the set?

There 132 cards in the set, all of them with new artwork.

Can I shuffle this and the other games together?

Yes, or you could mix and match cards from between the different editions too. The card backs are subtly different, but this won't affect the game itself.

When is it coming out?

The Classic Doctors Edition will be available to pre-order soon, and will be in stores Winter 2015.

I want to make sure you send me a copy as soon as possible. Can I pre-order?

Yes of course! You'll be able to pre-order the game from our webstore soon, as well as in all good games shops.

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