6182 in-depth character profiles from comics, games, movies

Posts Tagged ‘ Alien ’

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Generic Gourgaz fighter


A pointlessly nostalgic capsule profile for a Gourgaz fighter encounter early in the Lone Wolf gamebooks/choose-your-own-path-book saga. Big lizardman type with an axe, as was the style of the day.

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Mangrove Hag


Another sample Player Character from Everquest II - a mean troll warlock lady. And her cat. She really likes cats.

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Grotesk


A semi-obscure subterranean Marvel Comics bad guy. He's easy to use and comes with some interesting, if niche, lore.

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Ravenstill, daughter of wind


A sample draenei shaman in World of Warcraft. Beyond being a sample fleshed-out adventurer with DC Heroes RPG stats, the article comes with a short but complete known history of the Draenei, and a primer about shamanism in WoW.

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Generic Thin Man


A particularly reviled kind of alien intruders in the 2012 XCom: Enemy Unknown and XCom: Enemy Within video games. This profile is the one that includes proposed rules for the "psychic static" discussed in our main XCom article.

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Commander Shran


An alien military officer in Star Trek: Enterprise who eventually became an ally of Commander Archer of the Enterprise.

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Barney the dinosaur


Of course we have a profile for Barney the dinosaur. He's the lead character of a television show for very small children, teaching them about fairness and such.

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Reverend Dawson


From our Spring of 2015 character creation contest - a fallen, flawed and possessed priest and preacher struggling to use his great talents for good.

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Aelik Swiftthorne, Border Guard


From our Spring of 2015 character creation contest. Aelik Swiftthorne is a detective from the land of faeries, who investigates unauthorized faerie intrusions into man's world - and plays a dangerous game with human forces reacting to hostile faeries.

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Generic Centaur

(Fallout mutant)

A semi-iconic monster/mutant in Fallout. They look awful and are used as dangerous hunting "dogs" by super-mutants.

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Generic Yao Guai


One of the lesser signature monsters from Fallout. They're more or less undead mutant bears (or maybe not), and pretty damn dangerous if you ask me. Be careful.

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My Little Pony characters and setting

(Apple Jack, Flutter Shy, Pinkie Pie, Rainbow Dash, Rarity, Twilight Sparkle)

An overview of the main characters in My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic. As well as the setting, the way magic works, the background, the species of ponies, etc.

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Superman X


The Man from the Edge of Tomorrow !

This far future version of Superman appeared during the 2006-2007 run of the Legion of Super-Heroes animated series on the CW. He's named Kel Ell and has somewhat different powers.

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Athrach


An original character from our 2014 Halloween character creation contest - a six-dimensional king flattened to 3.5 dimensions by dark gods. Comes with a free set of Hounds of Tindalos.

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Splinter


Splinter, the mentor and sensei of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, as he appeared in the original stories.

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Donatello

(Profile #1 - Early)

The geek of the Teenage Ninja Mutant Turtles, as they appeared in the early comic books.

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Boneclaw Mother


A trashy and unusually cunning and charismatic tribal elder of the hyena people. From the cool webcomic Digger.

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Raphael


Raphael of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. He's the one with the paired sai, and a temper problem. This profile is about the earliest version of the character.

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Leonardo

(Profile #1 - Early)

Leonardo of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles - the one with the swords and samurai ethos. This is the earliest take on the character, from the original indie comics.

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

(Early, Mirage comics profile)

A team profile for the TMNT as they existed in the earliest Mirage Studios comics. Includes a recap of their adventures during this era.

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