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PostPosted: Sat May 05, 2007 10:55 am    Post subject: Where the fuck is my Doctor Who game???!!! Reply with quote

Honestly you would think Doctor Who would be a game developers dream, but still as yet one hasn't been made! I mean a Doctor Who game that can actaually be called a game. What the bloody hell was Destiny of the Doctors?!!? Seriously? I still can't believe the BBC got away with selling that pile of steaming turd.... No joke I stuck it in my PC not to long ago, hadn't played it in years... I was literally shocked at how badly made everything was... but enough of that!

As long as the BBC don't make the game you could so make a First Person/Third Person shooter where you play as Captain Jack or someone from Unit. Even a Torchwood game would be sooooo awsome. Imagen if they used somthing like the Doom 3 engine, well actually thats a bit out of date now but that kinda thing that be so cool. Yet I still don't see anything on the horizon
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PostPosted: Sat May 05, 2007 2:31 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

imagine a massive multiplayer online whatjamacallit it, made in about 10 years time...

you could have different planets and timezones, you could have players playing as cybermen or daleks, trying to hatch dastardly plots.

you could play as the doctor, and if you get killed you regenerate into the next doctor - who would have a different tardis interior & everything.
and as per time lord rules, two doctors of the same incarnation cannot land their tardis in the same place- this would stop ten pertwee players running around and blowing the fantasy a bit.

it would be awesome...but not really possible for a few years yet
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PostPosted: Sun May 06, 2007 12:54 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Well, as far as I'm aware, there was supposed to be a game coming out by Vivendi Universal or something and it was aimed at the console market. Read the article online sometime last year, and apparently Tennant was gonna be motion captured for it. Funny thing is I can't find anything about it now....

...but I found this.

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Dalek-based modifications of Dark Forces, Quake, and Half-Life, and even more recently, a mod of Halo: Combat Evolved can be found online. One authorised online game is The Last Dalek, a Flash game created by New Media Collective for the BBC.

Daleks vs Cybermen (also known as Cyber Troop Control Interface) is another game where the player controls troops of Cybermen which must fight Daleks as well as Torchwood Institute members based on the 2006 episode Doomsday.

There are obviously some around, never played these flash games though. Anyone know about this Halo mod?

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you could have different planets and timezones, you could have players playing as cybermen or daleks, trying to hatch dastardly plots.

you could play as the doctor, and if you get killed you regenerate into the next doctor - who would have a different tardis interior & everything.
and as per time lord rules, two doctors of the same incarnation cannot land their tardis in the same place - this would stop ten pertwee players running around and blowing the fantasy a bit.

it would be awesome... but not really possible for a few years yet.

I think it's totally possible, games like Knights Of The Old Republic had similar dimsensions. Obviously the MMORPG aspect is appealing but damn, Dr Who needs cash and I think a single player console/PC game would probably be the outcome (if such a game was in development).

Nice ideas though Leesham, I've had similar ones in mind. Again, think of KOTOR but put the galaxy map on the TARDIS console. Chose a planet; Earth, Skaro, Mondas etc. Throw in your regeneration element (Hartnell moves slower, Pertwee has Kung Fu moves etc), a sonic screwdriver in your inventory, some great maps and you have a pretty good Dr Who game right there. Cool
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PostPosted: Tue May 29, 2007 8:32 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

KotOR was awesome, but really, not *that* big...It also took about 3 years to be made...Also, Doctor Who has a 4th factor- Time...I think what would be good would be a Gallifrey-based RPG, and possibly a Time War MMORPG...
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PostPosted: Tue May 29, 2007 8:48 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The best idea for a Doctor Who game would be a first person shooter playing a UNIT special forces troop with your own AI platoon.

You could take your orders/objective from the mysterious scientific adviser at the start of each mission (along with a map) perhaps with a different advanced gizmo he's knocked up for your weapon before you stumble out to fight Yeti in the Underground, Cybermen in the Sewers, Daleks in Hyde Park, Dinosaurs attacking a 23 double decker bus etc.

Missions could be varied too such as:

Find and knock out the generator which is fuelling the Dalek Saucer.

Discover which one of your platoon is really a Zygon infiltrator taking out the rest of your men.

Destroy the Cyber-Converting equipment fuelling an invasion force beneath the sewers-(watching out for cybermats and stray alligators on the way down there)

Take out the intelligence controlling the Yeti in the Underground whilst avoiding the creeping web moving down the tunnels and random stray yetis.

Weapons could be a variety of Sten guns(maybe armed with limited amounts of gold bullets for "you know who"), grenades, a rocketlauncher/bazooka and what ever advanced gizmo The Doctor knocks up for you whenever you get briefed in his laboratory just before meeting a "boss" enemy.

Unfortunately however I dare say the BBC will go for the boring option of a bloody RGP or the player playing "The Doctor" instead which is going to be duller than dishwater to play.

You'll only get the scares/frights of the programme translated across in a computer game if it has the immersion of a First Person Shooter, otherwise forget it.

Don't believe me?

Play Quake, Doom3 or Half Life and tell me there aren't huge Doctor Who influences in those games then.
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PostPosted: Wed May 30, 2007 3:56 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Find and knock out the generator which is fuelling the Dalek Saucer.

Now that makes me moist!

Unfortunately, I think the BBC will pussy out and follow the sci-fi platformer type so that it appeals to younger fans of the series. And yeah, you can bet your bottom dollar it'll be called Dalek something.
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Now that makes me moist!

It would make a great series of maps if you had to make your way down the eeiry narrow back streets and alleyways of East London during nightfall avoiding Robomen/Slyther/Ogron patrols and the odd Dalek, BEFORE you even got anywhere near to the Dalek Saucer.

A nice stealth mission trying to pass their checkpoints perhaps.

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Unfortunately, I think the BBC will pussy out and follow the sci-fi platformer type so that it appeals to younger fans of the series. And yeah, you can bet your bottom dollar it'll be called Dalek something.

Sadly I think you are right.

They will probably conclude that most kids will want to play The Doctor too and although The Doctor is a great character to watch on screen, he is unfortunately a boringly limited one to play as in a computer game.

I think they'll make it either a dull kiddies platformer as you say or a boringly cerebral RPG or RTS game.

A shame, cos Doctor Who monsters are perfect ingredients for a scary first person shooter.
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An FPS would be good, but there's nothing wrong with a decently done RPG!
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PostPosted: Thu May 31, 2007 1:41 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

RobFilth wrote:
It would make a great series of maps if you had to make your way down the eeiry narrow back streets and alleyways of East London during nightfall avoiding Robomen/Slyther/Ogron patrols and the odd Dalek, BEFORE you even got anywhere near to the Dalek Saucer.

I could quite happily picture an FPS with Invasion Earth themes, especially the film. Imagine duking it out in gritty war-torn London, inside the Dalek saucer (that would be an awesome map), the picturesque countryside (just think HL2), and the Dalek mine. Man I'd even forgive them if they included the cheesy 60's soundtrack and a Ray Brooks cameo. Laughing

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They will probably conclude that most kids will want to play The Doctor too and although The Doctor is a great character to watch on screen, he is unfortunately a boringly limited one to play as in a computer game.

Jumping over missing floors, dodging Dalek lazers, opening locked doors with the Sonic Screwdriver and the TARDIS awaits you at the end of every level. Jump in and it dematerialises... LEVEL 2! Damn, might as well go out and buy a second-hand Speccy, the games were better then anyway.
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Jumping over missing floors, dodging Dalek lazers, opening locked doors with the Sonic Screwdriver and the TARDIS awaits you at the end of every level. Jump in and it dematerialises... LEVEL 2! Damn, might as well go out and buy a second-hand Speccy, the games were better then anyway.

True, environmental hazards rock in a FPS, but it ain't the same without a weapon.
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Capncnut wrote:
Jumping over missing floors, dodging Dalek lazers, opening locked doors with the Sonic Screwdriver and the TARDIS awaits you at the end of every level. Jump in and it dematerialises... LEVEL 2! Damn, might as well go out and buy a second-hand Speccy, the games were better then anyway.

True, environmental hazards rock in a FPS, but it ain't the same without a weapon.

I meant all that in terms of the sci-fi platformer of old, LOL but I totally know what you're saying. I would literally cream my pants if they made a UNIT based FPS. Hell, I might even shell out £400 for a P$3 for that...
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I meant all that in terms of the sci-fi platformer of old, LOL but I totally know what you're saying. I would literally cream my pants if they made a UNIT based FPS. Hell, I might even shell out £400 for a P$3 for that...

Yeah I prefered the first person shooters of old too, them were the days before 90% of all shooters ended up an endless glut of gung-ho patriotic american campaigns in the middle east or bloody Vietnam or taking out "Terrorists" - winning the war for Uncle Sam...

I soon went completely off the game genre after that, it just ended up a load of political brainwash bollocks.
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...A return to the old 'Oh noez! t3h badd!es! Here's a gun, go shoot them' a la Doom more your thing, Rob?
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...A return to the old 'Oh noez! t3h badd!es! Here's a gun, go shoot them' a la Doom more your thing, Rob?

Well it's funny to hear that kind of crap when you're blasting 12 yr old kids around the Quake3 arena, yeah.
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...A return to the old 'Oh noez! t3h badd!es! Here's a gun, go shoot them' a la Doom more your thing, Rob?

Well it's funny to hear that kind of crap when you're blasting 12 yr old kids around the Quake3 arena, yeah.


Actually, I was toying with starting a game development company in my (non-existent) spare time with a few mates, and we were going to put together one of those...
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