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Grey Warden Utha


An elite Grey Warden who's also a mute kung fu Dwarf paladin. Utha appears in David Gaider's Dragon Age: The Callin prequel novel (and in a game DLC).

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Warden Commander Genevieve


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.

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Callsign Hammerfall

(Kaddish Yen) (Warframe)

A full-on example of a Player Character in the Warframe video game. This also explains Tenno Void abilities, a chunk of the game's backstory, the Lotus-issued spaceships (pre-Railjack), and the like.

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Khora-class warframe


A short-ish profile of the Khora warframe from, well, the Warframe video game, for use in tabletop/pen-and-paper RPGs. A strange huntress with a mysterious backstory, a killer cybercat and a magic barbed chain.

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Inaros-class warframe


A short-ish profile of the Inaros warframe from, well, the Warframe video game, for use in tabletop/pen-and-paper RPGs. Endurance/durability unit with an undead Ancient Egyptian warrior theme and a backstory. And a smile.

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Trinity-class warframe


A short-ish profile of the Trinity warframe from, well, the Warframe video game, for use in tabletop/pen-and-paper RPGs. Support unit with defensive and buffing energy manipulation powers.

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Katriel


One sharp spy and assassin (or "bard", as they say in Orlais). She appears in the Dragon Age prequel novel, The Stolen Throne. Katriel played a critical role in the Fereldan War of Liberation... and, in a way, beyond. As of February of 2020, added a section about Dragon Age: The Calling.

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Dynaheir


One of the core companions from the canon adventuring party in the original Baldur's Gate D&D video game. Lawful Good Human witch from Rashemen. As with all our Baldur's Gate profiles, there's plenty of explanations about the context, cultures, history, etc. relevant to the character.

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Minsc


One of the core companions from the canon adventuring party in the original Baldur's Gate D&D video game. Probably the most famous and loved of the lot. Human fighter from Rashemen.

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Saryn-class warframe


A short-ish profile of the Saryn warframe from, well, the Warframe video game, for use in tabletop/pen-and-paper RPGs. Biological warfare/devastation unit.

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Imoen


One of the core companions from the canon adventuring party in the original Baldur's Gate D&D video game. CHARNAME's foster sister. Human rogue from Candlekeep.

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Limbo-class warframe


A short-ish profile of the Limbo warframe from, well, the Warframe video game, for use in tabletop/pen-and-paper RPGs. A special operative with dimensional and intangibility powers.

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Generic kavat

(Warframe)

A strange, feline-like species of heavily engineered war beasts and predators in the Warframe video game. They're like psionic space super-panthers, I guess.

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Warframe weapons locker (part 1)


A selection of weapons -- ranged and melee -- from the Warframe video game. New weapons and pictures get added as I play. Additions since the original release : - Twin Gremlins machine pistols. - Boar assault shotgun. - Fixed missing illustrations, added some. - Orthos poleaxe. - Miter launcher. - Vectis precision rifle. - Kohm shotgun. - Ignis flamethrower. - Nagantaka repeater crossbow. - Pandero pistol. - Amprex electrical projector. -...

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Khalid

(Baldur's Gate)

One of the core companions from the canon adventuring party in the original Baldur's Gate D&D video game. Neutral Good Half-Elf fighter from Calimshan.

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Oberon-class warframe


A short-ish profile of the Oberon warframe from, well, the Warframe video game, for use in tabletop/pen-and-paper RPGs. A versatile fighter, curiously themed after a sort of magic-casting priest of earth and fire. And he looks great -half the reason we have warframe profiles is because I love how they look weird and cool.

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Titania-class warframe


A short-ish profile of the Titania warframe from, well, the Warframe video game, for use in tabletop/pen-and-paper RPGs. The one and only gun fairy can also deploy stranger glammer-like abilities on the battlefield. And she's tied to the mysterious Silver Grove on what's left of Earth, and one of the oddest rebellions during the Old War.

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Nyx-class warframe


A short-ish profile of the Nyx warframe from, well, the Warframe video game, for use in tabletop/pen-and-paper RPGs. Chaos, confusion, mind control, illusions... Nyx makes a mess.

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Ember-class warframe


A short-ish profile of the Ember warframe from, well, the Warframe video game, for use in tabletop/pen-and-paper RPGs. Incendiary powers, as well as having a mohawk made of fire.

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Frost-class warframe


A short-ish profile of the Frost warframe from, well, the Warframe video game, for use in tabletop/pen-and-paper RPGs. Cold powers and perimeter lockdown expert.

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Valkyr-class warframe


A short-ish profile of the Valkyr warframe from, well, the Warframe video game, for use in tabletop/pen-and-paper RPGs. Enraged space panther cyber ninja super soldier, or some combination thereof.

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Warframe weapons locker (part 2)


This is the second part of our Weapons Locker article about the video game Warframe. This one presents the warframes themselves, as a "base camp" article before individual profiles.

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“Jaevna Shilo” the Republic trooper

(Profile #1 - Early, part one) (Star Wars: The Old Republic)

A sample, but atypical, Special Forces trooper of the Galactic Republic during Star Wars’s Old Republic era and from the SWTOR video game. Comes with historical context primers, particularly about the military. As of February of 2019, this profile was revised for style and concision, M&M-ified, and split in two to make certain it's not too long to read in...

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Loghain Mac Tir

(Part #1 - The Stolen Throne).

Loghain Mac Tir is one of the major characters in Dragon Age: Origins. He's unusually interesting as video game antagonists go. This first profile covers his early life and the Fereldan war of independence, as chronicled in the The Stolen Throne prequel novel.

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Prince Maric Theirin

(Part #2 – The rebel prince)

The second half of our full profile for Maric Theirin, the rightful King of Ferelden, as he appears in Dragon Age prequel novel The Stolen Throne, by David Gaider. As of December of 2018 I redid the portrait. Since I was quite unhappy about my first attempt.

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Rowan Theirin of Ferelden

(Dragon Age: The Stolen Throne)

This character profile covers Queen Rowan as she appears in the Dragon Age prequel novel The Stolen Throne, by David Gaider. Rowan played an important role in the Fereldan war of liberation, which she fought in for almost her entire life. Hail to the Queen, baby.

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Maric Theirin of Ferelden

(Part #1 - Son of the Rebel Queen)

Here begins a multi-parts profile of the King of Ferelden in Dragon Age stories (primarily the prequel novels, The Stolen Throne and The Calling). Which means it also covers the Fereldan war of independence, the Theirin dynasty, the runup to the Fifth Blight and other important backstory bits.

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