Panels for Time Lord Victorious and for Doctor Who gaming from Maze Theory join the already announced Thirteenth Doctor panel

The fan world of conventions and events has had to evolve quickly this year in the face of the global pandemic. And that evolution continues as New York Comic Con and MCM Comic Con join forces to create Metaverse. Metaverse will be a special online convention available worldwide next month. They’d previously announced a Doctor Who panel hosted by BBC America. With Jodie Whittaker (the Doctor), Mandip Gill (Yaz), and Bradley Walsh (Graham) in attendance it might provide our first snippets of information about the Revolution of the Daleks special and the status of Series 13. But now two more panels have been announced! BBC Studios will be discussing their plans for Time Lord Victorious. While Maze Theory will be unveiling the future of Doctor Who computer games.

 

The iconic art for Doctor Who: Time Lord Victorious as whole (c) BBC Studios Lee Binding Tenth Doctor Ninth Doctor Eighth Doctor
The iconic art for Doctor Who: Time Lord Victorious as whole. Art by Lee Binding. (c) BBC Studios

Step behind the curtain of The Making of Time Lord Victorious

The Making of Time Lord Victorious will see producer and writer James Goss talk about how this ambitious multi-platform project came together. He’ll be joined by Joe Sugg (R-41), Nicholas Briggs (the Daleks) and fellow voice actor Ayesha Antoine. Together they’ll offer a insights into the animated series DALEKS! The five part series, which features the Dalek Emperor encountering a menace which threatens Skaro itself, is due to launch in November and will be free to view on the official Doctor Who YouTube channel. The cast will let fans in on what to expect, and who, they play.  Plus they’ll talk about how they overcame the challenges of recoding their voiceovers during a global pandemic! Goss, meanwhile, as the mastermind overseeing the gargantuan crossover, will be able to provide insight into how all the pieces fit together and what inspired it.

 

A curiosity in a junkyward. Does The Edge of Time bring you back to where it all began? (c) BBC Studios
Maze Theory were the team responsible for last year’s fantastic Doctor Who: The Edge of Time game. (c) BBC Studios

Maze Theory will be exclusively revealing THREE new Doctor Who gaming experiences

Maze Theory are the team behind the immersive virtual reality adventure game Doctor Who: The Edge of Time. Now they’re back to share news about their new plans at a special Metaverse panel. Ingrid Oliver (Doctor Who’s Osgood) will join Maze Theory’s Studio Director Russ Harding, writer Gavin Collinson and CEO of Kaigan Games, Azmi Shah, to reveal exclusive new Doctor Who gaming adventures.  All we know so far is that they form a trilogy of experiences across multiple gaming platforms.

 

Doctor Who - Resolution - Graham (BRADLEY WALSH), The Doctor (JODIE WHITTAKER), Yaz (MANDIP GILL), Ryan (TOSIN COLE) - (C) BBC / BBC Studios - Photographer: Henrik Knudsen
Jodie Whiitaker (The Doctor), Bradley Walsh (Graham) and Mandip Gill (Yaz) will be representing Doctor Who at next month’s NYCC/MCM Metaverse convention (C) BBC / BBC Studios – Photographer: Henrik Knudsen

Metaverse – keeping con culture alive when we need it most

New York Comic Con and MCM Comic Con’s Metaverse is a multi-faceted digital event with a focus on the fan experience. From October 8-11, Metaverse will exclusively live stream free panels on the New York Comic Con YouTube channel from leading entertainment brands.

 

The schedule for the Doctor Who panels

Thursday 8th of October, 14:45 ET/19:45 BST – Doctor Who Spotlight

Jodie Whittaker, Mandip Gill, Bradley Walsh

Saturday 10th of October – Making the Time Lord Victorious

James Goss, Nicholas Briggs, Joe Sugg, Ayesha Antoine

Sunday 11th of October – New Doctor Who Games Coming Soon

Maze Theory, Ingrid Oliver

 

Final times for the Time Lord Victorious and Maze Theory panels are still to be announced but Blogtor Who will let you know as soon as details become available.

 

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