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Atlas Corporation


Evil space militarised megacorporation - in space. From the Borderlands video games, though for now we'll only cover the first one (plus DLCs).

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Wolfgang Krauser von Stroheim


The big bad endgame boss in Fatal Fury 2, back in the days of 16-bit fighting games on Neo Geo. As of July of 2021, added a spot of polish and fully redid the History section. Bitte.

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Ken Masters

(Tom's profile)

Our alternate, more modern take on Ken Masters from the Street Fighters video games. As of July of 2021, this profile was updated and had its texts polished.

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Sahara Jackson, agent of the Division


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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Mordecai the hunter


The sniper/hunter/falconer in the original Borderlands video game. As of April of 2021, this profile was entirely redone and partially updated. So big. So angry. So dead.

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Roland the soldier


One of the playable characters in the original Borderlands video game. Rogue soldier and assault specialist with a robot-turret. As of March of 2021, this profile was entirely revised to include the main BL2 material.

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Man-Ape

(M'Baku) (Part 1.1)

A traditional -- and remarkably dangerous -- enemy of the Black Panther. This profile is filled with stuff about Wakandan history and politics, as M'Baku is a much much more interesting character than most people think. Only a fool underestimates the White Gorilla ! As of March of 2021, added a new section about the Gorilla God.

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Brick

(Borderlands)

One of the Player Characters in the first Borderlands video game. Superhumanly strong and tough berserker giant mutant. As of November of 2020, added M&M stats and some polish. As of March of 2021, fully redid and partially updated this profile.

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Lilith the siren


Mysterious space-warping abilities, fire powers, plenty of a lotta many guns, orb shields, crazy laugh, sexy body markings... Lilith as it all. As of March of 2021, this profile was entirely redone and partially updated.

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Borderlands setting

(Part #1)

A bunch of setting notes about the Borderlands video games. Essentially post-apocalyptic sci-fi with some alien tech, megacorporations and ultraviolence.

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Cammy White

(Tom's profile)

The "Killer Bee" from the Street Fighters video games. Amnesiac super-soldier. As of February of 2021, this old profile was rewritten and updated.

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Dan Hibiki


From Street Fighter, a parody of a parody of Ryu. He's way less impressive that he thinks, though that's mostly because he thinks he's the best fighter in the world. As of January of 2020, this profile has had the MOST POWERFUL UPDATING AND EDITING PASS IN THE WORLD (not really).

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Ryu

(Tom's profile) (Part #1]

Tom's more modern take about the lead character in the Street Fighter brawling video games. As of January of 2021, this had been revised and updated. That means additional material, so it's now a two-parter so everyone can read it.

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Balrog a.k.a. Vega

(Tom's profile)

One of the classic Street Fighter video games baddies. Super-acrobatic Spanish sociopath with claw weapons. As of January of 2021, this embarrassingly old text has received extensive edits and a small update.

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Yuri Sakazaki


A young but remarkably proficient kid sister type, from the Art of Fighting and King of Fighters brawling video games. As of December of 2020, thus profile was entirely overhauled - but still has but a brown belt.

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Ryo Sakazaki


An expy of Street Fighter’s Ryu who appears in a number of SNK brawling games. As of Decembre of 2020, this old entry was entirely redone.

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Commissar


An obscure robot who nearly beat the Avengers in 1965. Strong fighter. As of November of 2020, this entry was revisited. It also now includes M&M stats and a summary of the "fictional Sin Cong as a stand-in for the Việt Nam invasion" continuity bit.

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Nails

(Joanie Eaton)

S.H.I.E.L.D. bare-handed fighting expert agent. As of October of 2020, we decided to buff this profile with M&M stats to make it punchier.

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Katharsis


From the early 2010s Gail Simone series The Movement, in the DC Universe. Renegade Laotian-American ex-cop with an attitude, a sword, wings and two angry angry fists. As of October of 2020, this entry hawk-received Mutants & Masterminds hawk-stats.

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Marvel Boy I

(Martin Simon Burns)

The very first, 1940 anti-Nazi Marvel Boy (Martin Burns). As of October of 2020, added a bit of polish plus anamiktomythological M&M game stats.

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Anabasis-5

(Destiny video games)

A window into the Destiny "epic sci-fi" video game universe, using a sample character. Though in this article the emphasis is on the universe. So if you want to learn about stuff such as the Worm Gods, the Sword Logic, the Traveller's Ghosts, the Last City, the European Dead Zone, the Rasputin Warmind, the Infinite Forest, etc. it's all in...

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Putty Drones


Odd little, pliable androids who once took on the Justice League of America. They can thus be interesting opponents.

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Black Canary

(Profile #3 - The 1960s) (Dinah Drake Lance of Earth-2)

Our chronological series about Black Canary continues ! This one covers the 1960s. There are now multiple Earths, and yearly Crises. What's a florist to do ? Part of the answer involves doing judo throws on giant gorillas.

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Steel 8162

(Shonin Ikeda)

From Marvel Comics UK's old Dragon's Claws comics. Far future samurai strongman. As of August of 2020, this profile has received its folded-over-a-thousand-times-on-the-forge Mutants & Masterminds stats.

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Scavenger 8162

(Dragon's Claws)

One of the elite post-apocalyptic future gladiators from the Dragon's Claws. Stealth and subterfuge type.

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Digit 8162

(Dragon's Claws)

Dragon's Claws operative. Computer-enhanced brain. As of July of 2020, this entry got a review and received M&M game stats.

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Equinox

(Terry Sorenson)

An obscure Marvel villain with fire and ice powers and a burning and frozen body. He's oddly cool, according to my at about age six. As of July of 2020, this profile was entirely redone -- and updated.

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Mercy 8162

(Mercy Connaught)

A deadly vigilante and athlete from a dying Earth broken down future. They were the best team in the Game... but this is not a game anymore ! As of July of 2020, this profile had its hair styled, and received M&M stats.

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Avalanche

(Part #1 - 1980s)

A mutant operative with vibrational powers over the ground. As of July of 2020, this profile was entirely redone.

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Dragon 8162


A gladiator and mercenary in the year 8162. Gifted leader and fighter, commands elite unite the Dragon's Claws. As of July of 2020, cleaned and oiled the weapons -- and added M&M stats.

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