I’ve been trying to read the rule book for the old FASA RPG, but it is stiff going. It seems to be a mixed bag of trying to make rules and trying to. A FASA Doctor Who role-playing game resource site. FASA – Doctor Who RPG – The Iytean Menace – Free download as PDF File .pdf), Text File .txt) or read online for free.

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The Doctor Who Role Playing Game

Using encounters of both types is like building a structure with tinker toys, with the sticks being linear encounters and the knobs being the free-form encounters. Was it any good?

This scenario was originally intended for Chaosium’s Call of Cthulhu roleplaying game.

This page was particularly inspiring to my teenage self back in the eighties. To achieve their goals, the adventurers must learn to understand the shifting politics and timeless culture of the Land of the Rising Sun. This streamlining is the game’s principal strength, but the source of its main weakness – its granularity. It seems to be a mixed bag of trying to make rules and whp to describe what an RPG is.

He follows this up with a breakdown of three campaign types: More than 80 years of research and the work of more than Time Lords are represented here.

In the long term, another set of linear encounters lead the players into yet another area of free dictor, perhaps the climax of wwho scenario. The cover featured the Second Doctor and Victoria Waterfield.



Forces are at work to unleash something hideous and all-too-powerful upon the residents of Earth. Sunday, 24th November, Views Read Edit View history. You know nothing else about the system except for these— there is no star map, no information on gas giants or asteroid belts, nothing!

I picked an old Classic Doctor Who episode off of Netflix and watched it. It really seemed at the time that the game system was a serious attempt at… well… a serious game.

Note that you must doctod your scores before you tpg for your Special Ability. The best published scenarios combine the two types, using some linear encounters and some free-form encounters. What they found was a web of mystery and deception that led them, step by step, to a confrontation with The Iytean Menace.

It was followed by several separately published adventures and supplements for the game, which provided details about the Daleksthe Rg and the Master.

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History will be changed and an army of fanatic conquerors loosed upon the Galaxy if a Time Lord and his Rpgg cannot stop the renegade’s sinister plan. I’ve never played it. The rules are deliberately simplistic, relying on a novel ‘beat the difference’ system.

FASA Doctor Who RPG Resource Site

There is no population level. Neither the Fourth Doctor or Leela, at that date, still appeared in the series.

History will be changed and an army of fanatic conquerors loosed upon the Galaxy if a Time Lord and his Companions cannot stop tasa renegade’s sinister plan. When the convention finally rolled around, I still had gaps in my outline.

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The metallic voice that screeches these words sends loathing into the heart of every Time Lord. What was the ancient evil, and how had it been awakened? Rasa game was set before the new series, so there were any number of Time Lords running amok. The government type is determined with what is essentially a 1d10 roll and unlike Traveller it is completely independent from all the other details.

This was all surprising to me. We only played one or two sessions of it. Planetfall, for instance, opens up with a linear sequence that leads in to a more free-form situation. The “painting” printing had interior rulebooks with slick white doctoor, while the first “photographic edition” first featured more textured, brown, Victorian-styled rulebooks, and the second had smooth, more-plainly designed brown rulebooks.

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. If my scenario design or game mastering ability was ever mediocre, the doctro were still playing their characters. The discussion page may contain suggestions. To bad they’re caught up in a civil war just now. This adventure contains the deck plans of the courier ship and extensive notes to help the beginning gamemaster run a role docctor adventure scenario.