Posts Tagged ‘Doctor Who’

Doctor Who: Born to save the universe

Posted on July 10th, 2015 under , , , , , . Posted by

New Doctor Who trailer and series 9 starts September 19th 2015. Well there’s a lot in that trailer, not sure if I understand it all, but I did recognise the Daleks, Missy and a Zygon. Looking good.

LEGO Dimensions Doctor Who

Posted on July 10th, 2015 under , , , , . Posted by

At the San Diego Comic-Con Lego released a new video of how Doctor Who (in Lego) will play out in their new Lego Dimensions video game. It looks like from the video that you will be able to play all thirteen doctors in the game. In addition there are D…

2015-05-16 Sheffield Triples

Posted on May 17th, 2015 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

I picked up Dave and drove over to Mel’s and swapped cars and Mel kindly drove us all to Sheffield. I managed to get some great bargains which I’ll post about later, and all in all we enjoyed ourselves. I thought the show was a lot quieter than I’d see…

Doctor Who in Lego

Posted on May 11th, 2015 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Well what do we have here, the Doctor in Lego.   Oh and K9 and a TARDIS. Okay so not a proper set (just yet), but for the forthcoming Lego Dimensions console game. The game uses “real” Lego which are then “brought” into the game. There is a real mix of brands, for example the […]

The Role of Character 5 Alignment

Posted on May 7th, 2015 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

  Alignment is one of those weird game mechanics that can be viewed as both a hindrance and an aid. Because of this it is often the victim of a love hate type of relationship among players that can cause some heated disagreements. If they could apply their thoughts to its use they would not […]

Where is Doctor Who Armada?

Posted on April 27th, 2015 under , , , , . Posted by

The Guardian newspaper have published a review of Star Wars Armada, Fantasy Flight games new fleet level starship game. I think this may be unprecedented. Mainstream newspapers and the BBC have published articles on Games Workshop before, but normally …

Doctor Who Clue from USAopoly

Posted on April 15th, 2015 under , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Clue: Doctor Who $39.95   Doctor Who Clue places your favorite characters on a search through the Universe to rescue The Doctor. Playing as his closest friends and allies, players must reveal who amongst them the Daleks conditioned and mind-controlled to mislead the Doctor, what powerful weapon was used in the crime, and where The […]

John Cleese in Doctor Who

Posted on April 2nd, 2015 under , , , , . Posted by

Let’s go back to 1979 to see John Cleese cameo in the City of Death episode starring Tom Baker. Exquisite.


Posted on February 22nd, 2015 under , . Posted by

I missed this when it first came to the fore. Wholock: in which Benedict Cumberbatch’s Sherlock and Matt Smith’s Eleventh Doctor appeared to meet in a video seamlessly cut together from the shows. This is how some of the VFX were done.

Matt Speaks RPG 8 The Role of Character 7 The BIG 3

Posted on January 30th, 2015 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

In this session on creating character Matt talks about the BIG 3, or if you prefer the influences that help your character make decisions.   I’ve been having a lot of fun with this and I hope you have been too.

Doctor Who: Eighth Doctor Sourcebook

Posted on January 25th, 2015 under , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Doctor Who: Eighth Doctor Sourcebook $34.99   Celebrating the 50th anniversary of Doctor Who, this Sourcebook explores the Eighth 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 […]

Brigadier Lethbridge-Stewart of UNIT

Posted on January 3rd, 2015 under , , , . Posted by

Here is another of the metal miniatures from Harlequin Miniatures. This is Brigadier Lethbridge-Stewart of UNIT. Brigadier Lethbridge-Stewart was one of the founders of UNIT and commander of its UK operations. I painted his uniform with Flames of War English Uniform 921. Alistair Gordon Lethbridge-Stewart was born in Scotland, according to dialogue in Terror of […]

Bolt Action Commando 3″ Mortar Team

Posted on December 27th, 2014 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

As well as my Bolt Action Partisans, I am in the process of building a Commando team to fight alongside them. I am also going to use them as UNIT troops for some Doctor Who scenarios that I have been thinking about. As well as the plastic boxed set I also have a couple of […]

Bolt Action Commando Vickers MMG Team

Posted on December 15th, 2014 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

As well as my Bolt Action Partisans, I am in the process of building a Commando team to fight alongside them. I am also going to use them as UNIT troops for some Doctor Who scenarios that I have been thinking about. As well as the plastic boxed set I a…

The Role of Character

Posted on December 11th, 2014 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

The Role of Character What does it mean to have character? If you are like most players you will start defining your path by picking your race and rolling some stats. Then you pick a class and maybe an alignment, and then you gear up for adventure. For many that’s all there is to creating […]

Doctor Who series 8 – review

Posted on November 10th, 2014 under , , . Posted by

Those then weeks have flown by!  The eight season of Doctor Who (new `reckoning) featured a new Doctor, a new Opening, and the same Companion… Peter Capaldi took the mantle from Matt Smith, and while I never was a fan of the Smith incarnati…

Doctor Who in the Review

Posted on October 2nd, 2014 under , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

I have managed to read all of the rules and play two quick games of Doctor Who Adventures in Time and Space. I haven’t rolled up a character yet, but I’m ready to write my review of the game. I picked up the rules at Origins and I’m glad I did. The limited edition book […]

Flip Through Doctor Who Time Traveller’s Companion

Posted on September 26th, 2014 under , , , . Posted by

Matt Takes a look at the Time Traveller’s companion for Doctor Who from Cubicle 7.  He chats about the Tardis – sort of there is like 50 pages on the machine.   He shares with you what he found to be fundamental about book with out spoiling the contents.         Check back […]

and I’m back…

Posted on September 24th, 2014 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

OK, after a period of mojo recovery, I’ve been busy – sadly some of that was a build up, review, tear down kind of busy, but the corrections (note the plural there) were worthwhile.  The bridge slots on nicely and will lead to something I haven’t …

Crooked Dice’s Graeme Dawson speaks about Doctor Who, the miniatures game and the company

Posted on September 18th, 2014 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

I’m a newcomer to all things Doctor Who. While Whovians were celebrating the 50th Anniversary with the excellent The Day of the Doctor on November 23, 2013, I was downloading and watching three other vids – firstly I watched An…

Box Breaking 125 Dark Gothic DBG from Flying Frog

Posted on September 10th, 2014 under , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Matt Delves int the DBG Dark Gothic an takes a look at the card from Flying Frog.  Dark Gothic is based on the sett colonial American horror.  The game allows for 2-6 players have some fun.         You can learn more at Flying Frog.

Steampunk Old West: Time Travel

Posted on August 22nd, 2014 under , , , , . Posted by

This is a series of blog articles, updating and based on my original article on Steampunk Old West. I will be posting a few blog articles over the next week or so on my experiences and thoughts on taking the old west and adding a dash of victorian sci…

Doctor Who Miniatures – Time for Some Daleks

Posted on August 8th, 2014 under , , , . Posted by

Doctor Who Miniatures – Time for Some Daleks   Still just old miniatures with new photos. This time, the Doctor’s nemesis, the Daleks. One of the best movie/tv bad-guys even if they can’t compete...

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Dr Who x3 & Racing Zombies

Posted on August 8th, 2014 under , , , . Posted by

Dr Who x3 & Racing Zombies   I’m still working through my old projects, taking new photos of them and this time it’s Dr Who. The first three since they re-started the show back in...

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Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Tribute

Posted on July 17th, 2014 under , . Posted by

Very clever.