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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To join the Doctor in his adventures to defeat the foes of the universe, you only need your imagination, a pencil, some paper, and this game! The combination allows the scenario to have a well-defined story line— not as well-defined as purely linear scenarios, but much more defined than those that are purely free-form. rpgg

FASA Doctor Who RPG

That was only the first mystery that confronted the Time Lord and his Companions when they set out to investigate a violent revolution in an age of turmoil, and stumbled into a plot that could end human history — and change the universe forever.

The first used painted artwork of the Fourth Doctor and Leela as cover art, while the other two featured a collage including a publicity photo of the two characters. Failure results in inaction, but if you are severely wounded it could also result in additional wound damage. Sell us your stuff? To bad they’re caught up in a civil war just now.

In the long term, another set of linear encounters lead the players into yet another area of free choice, perhaps the climax of the scenario. X Aquatic Database 3. Then, one after another, they stirred and plunged through the doors of their cryogenic crypts.

Where would it strike next? I was pleased with the results, so I ran off six copies of the various Logs and started filling docotr up with the idea that I could someday pull them out for inspiration.



They must come to understand the samurai and their Bushido I’ve docfor – to my knowledge – met anybody who’s played it! A more sophisticated adventure will have several possible finales, depending on decisions made by the players during the adventure.

The other attributes will give you skill points equal to your attribute score times your attribute level. We only played one or two sessions of it. In an attempt to give the players the full FASA Doctor Who experience, I let them make their own characters instead of giving them pre-gens. Wo I worried and fretted for days. In an exasperated state, I sketched out sort of a dungeon area for the final climatic scene.

Finally, those old episodes from the seventies seem to be a really good fit for gaming. I lucked out in that no one had seen the episode I was using as the basis of the game. X Sorcerer Bloodlines The whho.

The Doctor Who Role Playing Game

Mechanical voices shattered the stillness of the long-dead tomb. Players in this system are immediately competent, unlike a lot of other role playing games from the mid eighties. My character wrecked his Bentley trying to smash open the door of the mysterious garden shed And are these strange occurrences related to the presence of a mysterious energy field?

Rules for the Fatigue Heal Rate: Wikipedia articles needing rewrite from March All articles needing rewrite Pages using deprecated image syntax All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from January And are these sho occurrences related to the presence of a mysterious energy field? Particularly fun is rolling for the senses.


Because docor resolution chart is de rigueur in the eighties….

Neither the Fourth Doctor or Leela, at that date, still appeared in the series. Too bad, too, that they’ve forgotten the rest of the universe exists It was followed by several separately published adventures and supplements for the game, which provided ffasa about the Daleksthe Cybermen and the Master.

The cover presumably featured the Third Doctor and an unidentified male and female companion, although these may actually be depictions of the new characters included within the text. To join the Doctor in his adventures to defeat the foes of the universe, you only need your imagination, a rog, some paper, and this game!

This page was particularly inspiring to my teenage self back in the eighties. This game suffered from very bad placement in other whk, it was sold with Dr Who books, not with the RPGs and there have been no official supplements other than a couple of Dr Who magazine articles.

A senseless murder, over a strange artefact, was only the very beginning of the terror of The Iytean Menace. Woh Time Lord and his Companions had been sent to the capital of Queen Victoria ‘s realm to learn the source of a strange weapon that should never have been on Earth at all. A lot of digital ink has been spent since then explaining why his views here are wrongheaded.

Yeah, it was a total rip off of a novel from the seventies, a comic book from the eighties, and elements of an otherwise completely horrible science fiction series… but you know, it was my rip off.