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Weekly Challenge: Create a game featuring Osgood!

Mon, 11/02/2015 - 11:39am

Osgood, the Doctor's best dressed fan, is now available in the Game Maker - scarf included! So this week’s Game Maker Challenge is to create a game featuring the brilliant young UNIT scientist...

Publish your best Osgood game to the Game Maker arcade and we will feature our favourites next week!

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Weekly Challenge Roundup: Halloween Monster Mashup!

Mon, 11/02/2015 - 11:20am

Last week we set a Weekly Challenge for you to create a Monster Mashup game for Halloween... Here are some of our favourites!

Click on the titles to play each game...

Planet of the Silence

The Trenzalore Blink

Intergalactic Monster Invasion

Sontaran Intergalactic the Silence

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What to do in the event of a Zygon Invasion

Thu, 10/29/2015 - 11:00am

UNIT intel has predicted a Zygon Invasion will be launched on Saturday, 8.15pm. In order to alleviate public hysteria we’re issuing an easy to follow, 10-point guide to what you should do in the event of a Zygon invasion!

PANIC!!!

If anyone tells you NOT to panic, ask that person if they’re being serious. We’re talking about living, bobbling lumps of hate that can murder and morph with frightening ease. Panic on the streets of wherever you are is perfectly acceptable.

DON’T PANIC!!!

Yes, very Arthur Dent, as someone once said, but after you’ve shaken off your ‘panic freak out’, attempt to calm down. Have a jelly baby. Try to think straight. Not all the Zygons are baddies. Or are they?

Know your enemy…

Rule one is always the same. Know your enemy. This essential guide to the Zygon menace should help! And yes, yes, yes we know we said rule one but we’ve made it rule three. We’re crazy.

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Zygons can morph to resemble any human so you might want to check that your kith and kin are kosher. We suggest asking a question that only they would know the answer to, such as, ‘What’s my favourite episode of Doctor Who?’ If they reply, ‘The Trouble with Tribbles’, RUN FOR YOUR LIFE!

By the way if you think you could tell a Zygon from a human, can you identify which is the alien out of these two Queens?

DO NOT PUN!

We’re putting this one in upper case. That’s how seriously we feel about it. Do not – repeat do not – rehash the overly-familiar, ‘Let’s let Zygons be Zygons’ gag. It’s so old it makes the Sisterhood of Karn look like a recently formed offshoot of Mumsnet.

We’ve done it before…

Discover how the Zygons have been beaten in the past by finding out about previous invasions… Dip into Loch Ness with Terror of the Zygons or rewind the clock to The Day of the Doctor

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…with the help of people like Osgood! Find out what she had to say on the subject in the video below…

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We could just give them what they want. That would make them leave, wouldn’t it? It’s not like they want anything massive. Like the world or anything! Is it? Errr… Better check out this video…

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Try emulating the one which kicks in 25 seconds into this video. If it’s (Os)good enough for her, it’s (Os)good enough for us!

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Call the Doctor. Leap into one of these blue boxes (bottom right) and demand to be shown all of time and space. But remember to be back on your sofa for 8.15pm on Saturday with your TV set tuned into BBC One! It’s going to be awesome..!

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TARDIS: The stuff you might have missed…

Tue, 10/27/2015 - 5:46am

Every week we take 5 things that have been happening in the world of Doctor Who and hoist them onto our shoulders (metaphorically speaking) so you can see them over the crowds!

#rufuscam

The fantastic Rufus Hound shot several short behind the scenes videos including this brief interview with someone on work experience… Wait a minute! Isn’t that..? You can see more now!

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We were at London Comic Con on Saturday to live tweet from the Doctor Who panel… One of the most popular things lead writer and exec producer Steven Moffat revealed was that Jack Harkness could make a return to Doctor Who – but only if the story was right! Appropriately enough, the crafty Captain was mentioned in that night’s episode! (Bonus extra! Sorry to hark on about Harkness, but here are ten things we love about Jack!)

Hounding Rufus

Talking of twitter, we did a live Q&A with Rufus Hound at the weekend! Visit our twitter feed and spin back to the tweets from Sunday at 7pm where Rufus talks about everything from snogging Maisie Williams, playing the Doctor and returning as Sam Swift to his best moment on set… And who do you think he named as his fave companion? Find out if you’re right!

Games to Admire…

We set you a challenge! Make some brilliant games featuring the murderous Mire… and you delivered big time! We created a collection of the best ones so you could give them a whirl… Which is your favourite?

Run! It’s the Zygons!

Finally, we looked ahead to The Zygon Invasion with these brand new trailers for episode 7! It looks like the Doctor’s next adventure is going to be a scary one… perfect for Halloween!

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Weekly Challenge: Create a monster mashup game!

Mon, 10/26/2015 - 12:32pm

It's Halloween on Saturday so this week's Game Maker Challenge is to create a Monster Mashup game!

The Game Maker has a range of scary Doctor Who monsters for you to get creative with, so publish your best moster game to the arcade and we will feature our favourites next week!

Categories: Doctor Who

Weekly Challenge Roundup: The Mire

Mon, 10/26/2015 - 11:17am

Last week we set a Weekly Challenge for you to create a game featuring the Mire using the Doctor Who Game Maker. Here are some of our favourites!

Click on the titles to play each game...

RUN STAR GENESIS

HYPER BLINK GALLIFREY

DIMENSION ASTRAL SCREWDRIVER

THE END OF THE MIRE

Categories: Doctor Who

Sunday at 7pm: Join us for a Live Q&A with Rufus Hound!

Sat, 10/24/2015 - 2:30am

We’re delighted to announce that at 7.00pm on Sunday (this weekend – Sunday, 25 October!) we’ll be doing a live Q&A with Rufus Hound on twitter, from the show’s official twitter feed, @bbcdoctorwho

So, from 7pm you can tweet your questions for Rufus using the hashtag #DoctorWho

In The Woman Who Lived he plays the charismatic Sam Swift so feel free to ask anything about the role or the episode! Rufus is a big fan of Doctor Who and also shot some fun videos for us which we called #rufuscam that you can enjoy now!

From 6pm to 6.50pm on Sunday we’ll be doing a tweet-along to The Woman Who Lived, so from 6pm why not watch the episode on BBC iPlayer and follow the tweets which will include the usual mixture of exclusive behind the scenes shots, episode artwork, related archive material and fun facts!

Then join us for the Q&A! Don’t forget to tweet your questions to Rufus using #DoctorWho We start the Q&A at 7pm and wrap up at 7.30pm so if you have something you want to ask, then just like Rufus, you have to be swift!

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