Posts Tagged ‘Doctor Who’

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.

Flip Through Doctor Who Limited Editition Rulebook

Posted on July 16th, 2014 under , , , , , , . Posted by

This is one of the cooler items I stumbled upon at Origins game Fair.  Join me as I drool over the pages of the Limited edition Doctor Who rulebook from Cubicle 7.  If you’re a Doctor Who fan this book is worth it just for the art.  Cubicle 7 did an awesome job You can […]

Doctor Who

Posted on July 16th, 2014 under . Posted by

Doctor Who is back on Saturday, August 23, 2014.


Posted on July 9th, 2014 under , . Posted by

firstly, I have a smart phone – and I’m still finding my way around the damn thing – however, it does appear to be smart enough to automatically include pics in my blog in my gallery and I miss my old wallpapers… so stay with me… ahem – ok, progres…

old toy new life WIP part 2

Posted on June 4th, 2014 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

well, technically part 2 at any rate, it just needed a catchier title…Ok, the rooms within the base unit are done, walls thickened up slightly, some card down to hide various out of scale bits removed. All of the walls are at a slight angle, which ma…

Doctor Who – Only Human – Gareth Roberts book review

Posted on June 3rd, 2014 under , , . Posted by

The Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Collection.  Eleven classic adventures.  Eleven brilliant writers.  One incredible Doctor.The 9th boom in the series of stories, each detailing another incarnation of the Doctor (old count basically, as th…

Action Force Tactical Battle Platform

Posted on May 28th, 2014 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

 I picked this old Action Force playset up ages ago for about £8 if memory serves…- it wasn’t complete, the flip out platform was missing, as was the gun rack, but that was fine, as I originally intended to use it as an oil rig… but that ha…