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Homemade character. Undead terrorist and fallen doctor, with zombie henchmen and an all-destroying flame.

As of April of 2021, this profile received illustrations, under the “the dead start to walk in their masquerade” clause.

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An original LGBT super-heroine. Agent Triangle was a Player Character in a DC Heroes tabletop role-playing campaign during the 1980s and 1990s.

As of April of 2021, added some portraits. I’ve been doing that a lot lately.

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A character from the 1991 Temps short stories about odd superhumans.

Flying activist lass trying to be a super-heroine in London.

As of April of 2021, this profile received portraits making Barney Rubble.

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From the Endworld post-apocalyptic novels of the 1980s. Stock Native American fighter/tracker type of that time.

As of April of 2021, added portraits to this profile.

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Enhanced megalomaniacal giant scientist in a vintage, trashy post-apocalyptic setting.

As of April of 2021, this profile received lustrous illustrations.

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From the Stephanie Plum novels. Stealth supernatural regulator who likes all sorts of cookies.

As of 2021, this oooold entry has received a new illustration.

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Elite post-apocalyptic operative. From the Endworld old post-apocalyptic novels series.

As of April of 2021, this profile received illustrations.

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The protagonist of the 1990 John Steakley novel Vampire$ (but not of the movie). Pistols sharpshooter.

As of April of 2021, did new portraits for him since the old ones are getting long in the… tooth. Long in the tooth. He’s a vampires hunter. That’s a pun, yes ?

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Big tough modern-day vampires hunter. One of the main characters in John Steakley’s 1990 novel Vampire$.

As of April of 2021, added some photorealistic portraits of the big guy.

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A voluminous student of magik, and expert in minor magikal artefacts. She appears in the early Myth Adventures novels by R. Asprin.

As of April of 2021, added a made-up portrait (though the app can’t do bright orange hair right now, alas).

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From the Endworld post-apocalyptic novels of the 1980s. Stock heroic cowboy type.

As of April 2021, added a portrait. Ah reckon it’ll please those owlhoots.

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From the Rafael Marìn novel Juglar. Which is both in Spanish and set in a magic version of medieval Spain.

As of April of 2021, added a character portrait, and therefore a moustache.

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A particularly dangerous hit man, private detective, mob enforcer and amateur stage magician.

Karch is one of the main characters in Michael Connelly’s crime novel Void Moon.

As of April of 2021, added some original illustrations.

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A sharp, skilled lady thief from Michael Connelly’s crime novel Void Moon.

Cassie is from a gritty realistic genre though, and was largely shaped by what she’s lost and her dissatisfaction with life.

As of April of 2021, added a made-up portrait.

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Genevieve, Commander of the Grey, is one of the main characters in the Dragon Age prequel novel The Calling, by David Gaider.

Formidable but harrowed fighter with a big-arse sword, nerves of steel and a unhealthy intensity.

As of April of 2021, added photorealistic portraits. Since her team now has those, and I don’t know how long the creation tool will remain free.

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A writeup of the Assassin character class in Diablo II, information about assassins in this game world, and an example of possible background and characterization to flesh out the archetype.

As of April of 2021 I added a photorealistic custom character model because heh, why not.

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A creatively fleshed-out example of a Vanquisher character in the first Torchlight video game.

She’s an itinerant carnie and sharpshooter with a pet lynx. Both have magical powers.

As of April of 2021 I’ve whipped up a photorealistic custom character model for Shivangi. Thus ending years of frustration about never managing to make a good illustration of the character concept.

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A sample field agent of The Division, as a window into the setting of the first Tom Clancy’s The Division shooter video game by Ubisoft.

Hard-arsed Beta Israel navy commando who thinks this whole thing is a load of drek.

As of April of 2021, added a test reel after trying the MetaHuman Creator technology to sculpt a better character model.

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