BBC Lets Fans Create ‘Doctor Who’ Games

The BBC launched "The Doctor Who Game Maker," a digital game that allows fans to create and share their own adventures in time and space. 

April 6, 2018

BBC Lets Fans Create ‘Doctor Who’ Games

New digital game allows players to build games based on TV series.


Players get the opportunity to create their own games featuring the Doctor, Clara, and a range of other heroes, monsters and worlds from the TV series. Users can create a game from scratch within minutes, or use one of the many templates, including classic game formats, with a "Doctor Who" twist including platform games, puzzles and racers.

Commander Strax is also on hand to give advice, with a range of guides that show users how to get started, change a game’s physics to make things fly, animate objects and even add special effects. There will also soon be an arcade area letting people play games made by users from around the world.

“'The Doctor Who Game Maker' rounds off a big year for 'Doctor Who' as part of BBC Make it Digital,” says Jo Pearce, creative director, BBC Cymru Wales Interactive. “Our game introduced our audiences to coding basics,

Mission Dalek competition encouraged fans to create stories using digital technology, and now we’re giving fans the chance to make their own games. It’s hugely exciting and we can’t wait to see what people come up with.”

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