The Gunpowder Plot Now Available to Download

The Gunpowder Plot Now Available to Download

The TARDIS lands in London, 1605, encountering a group of men who are plotting to assassinate the Head of State. The Doctor, Amy and Rory realise they are at a pivotal point in time but so are two alien races, each of which are more than happy to change history to suit their own ends…

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Last updated: October 31st, 2011 | 269 comments

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The Gunpowder Plot Now Available to Download

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  1. Posted by: callie doctor rules Reply

    July 17th, 2012 - 6:44pm

    i love the doctor he ruls :).

  2. Posted by: helpimstuck!!!! Reply

    April 15th, 2012 - 4:31pm

    How do you get past the sontaron in the sewer where you have to push the box into the water??? i keep trying to sneak past it but i keep dying!!!

  3. Posted by: DoctorWho’sApprentice Reply

    December 29th, 2011 - 8:12pm

    How do you find the Valerian plant for the sleeping potion? I know its in the garden’s by the green lady’s house, but I can’t find it any more! :9

  4. Posted by: james Reply

    November 25th, 2011 - 10:18pm

    hwod o you escape the rutan patrols when rory is in the houses of parliament? i manage to stun one of the rutan with the emp thingy but whenever i go to stun the next it shoots me before rory has finished with his ‘asta la vista baby’ line really frustrating >:S

    • Posted by: abzter

      December 6th, 2011 - 8:26pm

      look it take s hours to download
      :) :) ;)

  5. Posted by: Willogs Reply

    November 19th, 2011 - 10:27am

    I want the autons in the adventure game.

  6. Posted by: Willogs Reply

    November 19th, 2011 - 10:25am

    Has anyone spoted any silence?

    • Posted by: Anonymous

      November 19th, 2011 - 2:51pm

      me when your running from sontarns

    • Posted by: name

      January 12th, 2014 - 3:24pm

      At the hanging rope place in town. But I cant remember how it looked like.

  7. Posted by: Anonymous Reply

    November 17th, 2011 - 8:36pm

    just conpleteed this

  8. Posted by: King of the weevils Reply

    November 12th, 2011 - 6:47pm

    One year ago today doctor who evacuation earth was released on DS. The game wasn’t really good but was much better than return to earth. Let’s take a moment to think about how the adventure games are MUCH better!

  9. Posted by: BOOBOO JR Reply

    November 11th, 2011 - 8:39pm

    Just completed it!!! The Gunpowder Plot has been my favourite Adventure Game so far, it had a good storyline, let us play as Rory (YAY!!!), and it seemed to last longer, I don’t like a game I can complete quickly. I saw two of the Silence, and might play it again to try and find more.

    • Posted by: cybermat6

      November 12th, 2011 - 5:33pm

      i just completed it too but only saw 1 silent.

    • Posted by: Cyberking281

      November 12th, 2011 - 8:05pm

      Iv’e replayed It Again, And I Managed To See 5 Silents

  10. Posted by: dave neale Reply

    November 11th, 2011 - 10:36am

    i can’t get rory out of the cell with black rob please help

    • Posted by: King of the weevils

      November 11th, 2011 - 7:58pm

      go to the drain at the bottom of the wall. open it then when balck rod closes it walk up to him and then take off the device on his neck. rory and black rod will then have to sneak past the sontarans which isnt really much of a challenge but it’s a great stealth challenge.

  11. Posted by: snowyashes Reply

    November 10th, 2011 - 12:44am

    I posted this below in response to someone else’s comment, but I doubt anyone will see it anytime soon. :(

    So, I’m at the part where the Doctor’s just shot the cannon through the wall to help Fawkes, and then Amy and Rory are trying to run back to the TARDIS. My problem is I can’t seem to run fast enough to get away! The third clump of falling rubble always gets me. I see in all the video walkthroughs that Amy and Rory make it to a crossway of two halls/tunnels and stop to catch their breath, but I can’t even get to there! I’m holding down the down arrow on the keyboard the entire time, even while Rory is still talking in the cutscene at the beginning of that section, but Amy just keeps going slower and slower until she falls down backward into the third collapse! Does anyone have any suggestions or know what I’m doing wrong???

    • Posted by: pupbenny

      November 10th, 2011 - 2:34pm

      Hm. Make sure you press the doiwn arrow.


      That would be my suggestion. The camera and contorls are a bit funny at that bit. :P

    • Posted by: dave neale

      November 11th, 2011 - 10:29am

      i cannot get out of the cell please help

    • Posted by: Molly Reed

      November 20th, 2011 - 7:11pm

      Exactly the same problem!!!

  12. Posted by: cybermat6 Reply

    November 8th, 2011 - 8:29pm

    Heres a list of monsters i want to see in the game soon.
    Silenes,slitheen,smilers,judoon and peg dalls.

    • Posted by: cybermat6

      November 8th, 2011 - 8:31pm

      oh and the silent adventure would silen night i hope so it would be for christmas

    • Posted by: cybermat6

      November 8th, 2011 - 8:31pm

      oh i ment silent night

    • Posted by: dalek galt

      November 11th, 2011 - 8:59pm

      i want the krotons in the advecher gema

    • Posted by: cybermat6

      November 12th, 2011 - 5:35pm

      do you mean adventure games?

    • Posted by: dalek galt

      November 12th, 2011 - 9:09pm


    • Posted by: Anonymous

      November 24th, 2011 - 8:05pm

      how do u know what its called

  13. Posted by: King of the weevils Reply

    November 8th, 2011 - 2:33pm

    I’m replaying the game to find more silents and enjoy it again! Year 8 and 9 went home at break today so there’s more time to play the game.
    I need to pre order s6 soundtrack fast as well. Was gonna go to HMV to see if they could order it in and then I thought no maybe not today.

    • Posted by: BOOBOO JR

      November 8th, 2011 - 5:45pm

      When you get to the bit where you have to follow Fawkes to help him, as soon as the video ends, turn around. There’s this thing that was used for torturing people (can’t remember what it’s called), get the fact from that and a Silent appears. Don’t know if you got that one last time, but if not, hope this helps!

  14. Posted by: doctorwhofan27 Reply

    November 8th, 2011 - 11:39am

    hey has anybody noticed in the shot where the doctor says “unscrewtable” and sends rory through the lesion to get the sonic screwdriver he threw out there, the sonic is on the ground by amy’s foot?

    • Posted by: pupbenny

      November 8th, 2011 - 2:06pm

      Yeah, I noticed that aswell.

    • Posted by: daleksean

      November 9th, 2011 - 9:57pm

      yeah, i noticed that

    • Posted by: Anonymous

      November 19th, 2011 - 2:54pm

      yeah so did i it says here its a error

  15. Posted by: dalek99 Reply

    November 8th, 2011 - 5:38am

    just finished it

  16. Posted by: whofan4ever Reply

    November 7th, 2011 - 5:34pm

    have they made it easier to play with worse graphic cards?

    because it is SO SO LAGGY when i play TARDIS and as soon as i get into a clip seen in TARDIS it freezesand i need to turn my patop off by holding in the off button which you shouldnt do

  17. Posted by: whofan4ever Reply

    November 7th, 2011 - 5:26pm

    dont talk to a silent, unless you want to know a bit more about the gunpowder plot(real thing not game). god they like to ramble on

    • Posted by: ANTHONY

      November 7th, 2011 - 9:41pm

      tue i replayed the game yesterday and i no everything now god u are right sounds like my history techer ramnleing ion on on on errrrrrrrrrr yarn but i was happy 2 find 4 or 4 5 silents

    • Posted by: pupbenny

      November 8th, 2011 - 2:40pm

      Yeah, I JUST found my first Silent by the Tyburn Tree. I was expecting more…. like a plot change ro maybe something less dramatic but you know…. like a small bit where the Doctor has to get rid of it or something…. Why would a Silent be tellnig you about the real Gunpowder Plot afterall? :P

    • Posted by: doctorwhofan27

      November 9th, 2011 - 12:59am

      it’s an easter egg. a hidden bonus.

    • Posted by: snowyashes

      November 9th, 2011 - 11:26pm

      Wait, how did you guys talk to the Silent? I’ve seen it/them twice, once down in the drain system on the way out from the Rutan ship, and once on the way up to get the rod from the clock tower, and I tried to talk to it both times but couldn’t get it to highlight at all.

    • Posted by: pupbenny

      November 10th, 2011 - 2:36pm

      It’ll highlight the fact in purple as it usally does. If there’s a silent by/on the fact just press to read the fact again and it talks to it.

  18. Posted by: crazy guy Reply

    November 7th, 2011 - 4:20pm

    as i said in my other comment, the game was awesome but one improvement . at the end with the fire works the end firework should have formed
    the silences head or the doctors another idea
    it could be the doctor who tardis logo

    • Posted by: crazy guy

      November 7th, 2011 - 4:21pm

      who agrees with me

  19. Posted by: I’m the doctor Reply

    November 6th, 2011 - 11:45am

    Right, we need to make a list of how many silents we’ve seen in the game. If you have found 1 or more then reply to this comment.
    1/ i saw a silent when i was as amy and finding news in the town. i clicked on the well for a fact and there it was.

    • Posted by: King of the weevils

      November 6th, 2011 - 12:38pm

      one by the well, one by the tyborn tree and one by a barrel of gunpowder. thats where ive seen them. there are more however.

    • Posted by: doombringer7

      November 6th, 2011 - 4:28pm

      i saw 1 by the tyburn tree and 1 by the letter in parliment

    • Posted by: whofan4ever

      November 7th, 2011 - 5:29pm

      the well, the thing they use to hang people (name of it found a way out my ear!) and what you said

    • Posted by: doctorwhofan27

      November 8th, 2011 - 11:35am

      i found exactly what king of the weevils did, only i also saw one by the union flag.

    • Posted by: snowyashes

      November 9th, 2011 - 11:28pm

      I also found one on the way out of the sewers from the Rutan ship, right in fromt of the “football” fact item.

  20. Posted by: King of the weevils Reply

    November 6th, 2011 - 11:25am

    I have praised the game for it’s gameplay, graphics and it’s educational purposes but I have a lot of problems with the game:
    1.) Finish the game PROPERLY before releasing it.
    2.) Rorys character model looked ok bit could have been better. I hated field major kaarshs character model though. It made me cringe!
    3.) This is probably very small but because I seem to notice lots of things I’d like to ask what were the series 5 TARDIS railings doing there?
    Rant over!

  21. Posted by: King of the weevils Reply

    November 6th, 2011 - 2:19am

    How many games are there going to be? I heard two yet I’m wondering whether the number of eps will be increased. If the next one is the finale then I hope the silents do not feature. Their involvement in the game only looked as if they were there to show their knowledge of mankind which was a good feature.

  22. Posted by: tom Reply

    November 5th, 2011 - 4:44pm

    ridiculous! too hard, and if it’s too hard for a 14 yrs old? The Rutan ship part with the electricity is ridiculous and complicated. It’s completely utterly boring and frustrating.

    • Posted by: ANTHONY

      November 5th, 2011 - 9:42pm

      yeh i o wel i have been on that and well im 12 goin on 13 this jan 14th but i kept playing it and u have to wait and be patient and dont let your temper go i did that just keep trying an well im finished what u stuck on

    • Posted by: Anonymous

      November 5th, 2011 - 10:10pm

      It’s good to have a challenge. This one took me around 3 hours and 20 minutes and I delighted about that! :D I was really anooyed at how short the others were. I could finish them all in about 30 minutes. :P

    • Posted by: King of the weevils

      November 6th, 2011 - 2:10am

      I’m 13 and I found it fairly easy yet challenging.

    • Posted by: pupbenny

      November 6th, 2011 - 10:49am

      Oh. Whoap. That Anonymous is me btw. I forgot to put pupbenny. :P

    • Posted by: The doctor

      November 7th, 2011 - 5:04pm

      I completed the game it took me 6 days and 3 hours to do.

  23. Posted by: King of the weevils Reply

    November 5th, 2011 - 11:22am

    I have returned!
    I completed the game on thursday morning before school. It was amazing! Best one since blood of the cybermen(not saying the other two were bad though). It was great to play as rory. The sontarans and the rutans were amazing and the puzzles and challenges were toned down to an easier level. Overall it was brilliant and amazing and words can’t describe it’s awesomeness. :D
    My least favourite adventure game is now city of the daleks due to how puzzle driven it was.

    • Posted by: ANTHONY

      November 5th, 2011 - 9:46pm

      me 2 far 2 many maze pussels were frushtratin last year 2010 my best r off who well that game started in june and succesded the finale level and well i was so happy now i can do it with out giveing up but now well i an fail 10 percent i can do it if im not nervious or nervs goin do it in 1 go i f not well 2 goes but thats my wors games mini ones

    • Posted by: crazy guy

      November 6th, 2011 - 7:22am

      i do agree but i do wish there could have just been another new puzzle

    • Posted by: pupbenny

      November 8th, 2011 - 2:44pm

      My list of my favorite Adventure Games in order staring with 1 as my most favorite would probably go.

      1: The Gunpowder Plot

      2: City Of The Daleks

      3: Shadows Of The Vashta Nerada

      4: Blood Of The Cybermen

      5: TARDIS

      The Gunpowder Plot is first by ALOT. Seriously.

    • Posted by: cybermat6

      November 8th, 2011 - 8:20pm

      i would do it as this.
      1:City Of The Daleks
      3:The Gunpowder Plot
      4:Blood Of The Cybermen
      5:Shadows Of The Vasha Nerada

    • Posted by: Anonymous

      November 19th, 2011 - 2:56pm

      I would do ths

      1.The Gunpowder Plot

      2.Shadows Of The Vasha Nerada

      3.Blood Of The Cybermen

      4.City Of The Daleks


  24. Posted by: Anonymous Reply

    November 4th, 2011 - 8:35pm

    Whats supposed to happen after you have set the trap for Barnaby, can someone help quick?

    • Posted by: ANTHONY

      November 5th, 2011 - 9:48pm

      well u go and well go back on the level u on i mean by that map then go back to the street next u see rory and he says yourll never catch me well u need to chase him to where he escapes then question him the go back 2 percy

    • Posted by: DavrosForTheWin

      November 19th, 2011 - 7:04pm

      I am stuck on this bit too :( I have picked up the rope and used it to form the trap however I cannot see Barnaby anywhere. I have tried exiting using the map and going back to see if he will respawn yet he has not :( Glitch?

  25. Posted by: doombringer7 Reply

    November 4th, 2011 - 6:03pm

    how do you get rory to escape the house of parliment

  26. Posted by: doombringer7 Reply

    November 4th, 2011 - 5:31pm

    how do you fire the cannon

    • Posted by: ANTHONY

      November 5th, 2011 - 9:48pm

      go into the frunt and lode the cannon balls and then keep trying youll get it in the end


    November 4th, 2011 - 4:46pm

    I just completed it! That adventure game was the best ever! 10/10! At the end it said:

    Congratulations you have foiled the gunpowder plot!

    King james is safe.

    But did you spot the silence….

    Because it said that I know for a fact the silence will be in an adventure game soon!

    • Posted by: TNDNR

      November 4th, 2011 - 9:38pm

      The Silence featured as an ‘Easter Egg’ in this game. The reason it said that at the end is because it probably wants people to replay it. Although I wouldn’t be surprised if the Silence featured in more Adventure Games.

    • Posted by: Anonymous

      November 5th, 2011 - 10:13pm

      I completely agree that this was probably the best Adventure Game so far! :D And the Silence has made me want to paly it agani to try and find it! :D I will gladly do so! :D I think.

    • Posted by: pupbenny

      November 6th, 2011 - 10:50am

      The above comment was by me. I forgot to put pupbenny. :P

    • Posted by: DavrosForTheWin

      November 19th, 2011 - 7:08pm

      I agree that this game was definetly the best so far – sealing those lesions took me a while though and I had to keep starting over. Apart from that I though it had good graphics, a nice and long gameplay and the only other bad thing was that the load screen took forever and the image of the doctor standing next to Guy Fawkes did not look like matt smith at all. I hope they make a new adventure game where it is all about the silence. It would be cool aswell, if in some of the future non silence related episodes of doctor who on the telly, there would be the occasional glimpse of the silence. :D

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