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Writeups.org is an encyclopaedia of characters in genre fiction — comic books, video games, action movies, etc. It offers illustrated, researched profiles. These also include technical data for role-players. If you need a robust understanding of a character’s abilities, personality, history, etc. this is *the* place to be.

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The updates for the second third of January are heavy on the older Fallout isometric video games. Usually, we avoid “themed” batches of new content, under the notion that it’s bad for those readers who do not happen to like that theme. But here, it was logistically soooo much simpler.

Therefore – 1997/1998 Fallout material aplenty.

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This is our sample version of the Player Character in the original Fallout video game, to serve as an example. This article also comes with a good primer about the Fallout setting.

Revised, expanded, reillustrated and M&M-ified in January, 2017.

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Our sample Chosen One – the Player Character in the Fallout 2 video game. The deadly Alessa-Maria’s mutant brain makes her a perfect predator of the post-apocalyptic wasteland.

Ferociously overhauled and reillustrated in January, 2017, and M&M stats added.

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Magma of the New Mutants, with a super-powered lava form and fire/tectonics powers. May or may not be from a lost Roman colony in the Amazon, possibly.

Stats refined in January, 2017 and added M&M stats.

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Miscellaneous technical notes for the DC Heroes RPG, ranging from common subjects to highly specialized applications, that didn’t fit in another category. Most recent materials :
— 6 APs of distance vs. 7
— Powers not being their own AV
— Use of stats benchmarks
— Bonuses without a Column change
— Range penalties by Genre

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Y’all have a happy new year. There’s no site update for the last third of December ; updates will resume on the first third of January.

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A curious alternate version of Supergirl (without powers) seen in 1995 in a joint DC/Dark Horse comic, Superman vs. Aliens. She was cool.

Profile entirely redone in December of 2016.

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One of the iconic super-ninjae in the GI Joe universe, this one working for the good guys. Or at least the alleged good guys. Does the government truly serves your interests ? This message brought to you by Cobra.

Profile fully rewritten in December of 2016.

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A fairly important Marvel super-hero with cosmic activities. Quasar has Green Lantern-like powers, a slight Silver Age Superman vibe, and an interesting career. This profile covers all the early stuff and the run of his solo series.

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Fairly generic zombies from a fairly generic zombie survival game, so that’s useful if you need zombie stats. This is a video game, so there are various variant zombies with “powers”. And zombie emus (I think). And that dang zombie deer everybody hates. So many zombies.

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