Doctor In A Dash is an online game published on the BBCDoctor Who website. The game was designed by Colin who won the BBC Blast design and create a Doctor Who game competition. The game was animated by Sequence, a digital agency who had previously designed several other games for Doctor Who, Torchwood and The Sarah Jane Adventures.
The Tenth Doctor has detected an unstable space-time manipulator which disturbs the very existence of the universe. In the wrong hands, it could be a terrible weapon. He must travel in the TARDIS and race in time and space to recover it before the Daleks, Judoon or Slitheen recover it, avoiding the objects in his path that can damage the TARDIS deflector shield. At the end of the game the Doctor destroys the space-time Manipulator.
How to play?
The up arrow speeds up the TARDIS, the lower acts as brakes. The other two control the direction of the vessel. The space bar creates a time wake to immobilise the other ships for a short time. Enemy ships fire energy weapons. this action can not be used three times during a race. P is pause the game, using H shows and Esc exits the game.
The bar strength (power) indicates the status of shields, each obstacle encountered or the number of times that the player shot Each time the player shoots, it loses a bar (of nine). It has three lives.
There are two kinds of Power-up:
Red - Accelerates the ship for a while
Green - adds a shield
There are 4 types of vessels. At the end of the game, you can select one of these vessels for racing:
Because of the ubiquity of this race, no attempt will be made here to list every appearance in every medium. Instead, we focus on game appearances here, and invite you to explore a complete list of appearances elsewhere.