Tag: Peter Capaldi

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Gallifreyan Games

The Doctor Who RPG needs to be played. I need to run it more often – and take the time to get into the nuances of Cubicle 7‘s Vortex system. Simple post really. While the reception to the last series might be mixed – and I can’t think of a single creative realisation in any…
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January 2, 2016 0

Dimensions in Lego Time

With Christmas less than a week away and the prospect of a festive episode, I’m quite excited already. Knowing that River Song will be centre stage makes it even better, in my personal opinions. However, better yet – Lego has gifted us, in 2015, with Doctor Who sets; I got a chance to open a…
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December 19, 2015 0

Hell Yes

If anyone cares about my opinion, I enjoyed Hell Bent. I liked the stand-off at the beginning, with connections back to earlier episodes in the ‘barn’ – and the sense that the Doctor had the people behind him as a hero. The line in the sand and the escalating interest from the Time Lords… that…
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December 8, 2015 0

Under the Lake

Otherwise known as Echoes of the Baker. Seriously, for all the right reasons, this could easily have been an episode featuring Tom Baker as The Doctor with his trusty screaming, but supportive, companion Sarah-Jane Smith. An undersea base – once a military base in a village drowned by a broken dam – has been reopened…
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October 4, 2015 0

Bigger Hair

There’s one thing I like about the second series of each new Doctor – and that’s the business of making the character their own. Somehow, the first appearance isn’t enough. From the scant pictures we’ve had of Peter Capaldi so far, it seems like he has more of a personalised image. I especially like what…
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August 11, 2015 0

Saving Santa

OK – I can see Christmas Who remaining as divisive as ever. Since the Sycarax, murderous Christmas trees and oompah Santa-masked mercenaries took to the screen in the Tennent-period, has anything divided Who fans more? OK – Catherine Tate, perhaps. And Clara. Indeed, I sense Clara will have much to do with the division this…
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December 26, 2014 0