5623 in-depth character profiles from comics, games, movies

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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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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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Writeups.Org’s repository of new and modified powers for the DC Heroes RPG. Which means there’s a lot of stuff, (almost) all of which was necessary to model published characters. Latest additions:
— Morphic Stability
— Extrasensory Perception
— Digging (Tunnelling Only) (Packaged Limitation)
— Energy Control
— Shrink (rules additions for manoeuvres)
— Damage Capacity (clarified and expanded)
— Sharpness (at long last)
— Water Blast
— Free Diving Limitation (packaged Limitation for Sealed Systems)
— Tesseracts Only (packaged Limitation for Dimension Travel)
— Gliding (Air Currents Bonus)
— Slow (EQ)
— Plant Animation

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An old-school Marvel Comics character, ruler of the underground realm of Netherworld ! Comes with explanations about Netherworld’s history, equipment to use during the Winter Olympics of Peril, stuff like that.

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A mass-murdering White supremacist with big guns who clashed with Superman on multiple occasions. Now with revised texts, high-definition art and M&M game stats.

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A very minor villain with an incendiary theme. Fought Blue Beetle during the 1980s. Now with revised texts, much improved art and M&M game stats.

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An obscure 1970s comics character, published as the first NYPD female patrol officers hit the streets. Mostly of historical interest (the profile includes a historical primer) and maybe for retro campaigns, though she returned decades later as a police chief in Ivy Town. Now with improved texts, improved art, M&M game stats.

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