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

Posts Tagged ‘ Gadgeteer ’

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Space Ghost


A full profile for this corny but memorable 1960s cartoon space super-hero. The entry also covers Jan, Jace and Blip the space monkey. Because that's how we roll.

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Graymalkin Knight


From our Halloween of 2015 character creation event. A young modern knight with some magic weapons, and a rather bad if distant familial background.

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Living Laser

(Profile #1 - Human body)

A C-list enemy of the Avengers, handy to use. This is our first profile for this guy, covering 1966 to the Spring of 1977 (at which point he acquires actual powers). Surprisingly enough, he's armed with lasers. This profile was updated with M&M stats.

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Iron Man (Tony Stark)

(Profile #1 - 1963-64)

We're now upgrading our Iron Man (Tony Stark) character profiles. This is the first in a chronological series, and will cover the 1960s. Right now it covers 1963-64 due to time constraints.

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Joker

(DC Tangent version)

This is the Tangent Comics version of the Joker - from a separate DC Comics continuity. Anti-authoritarian, acrobatic vigilante with novelty gadgets and some curiously Batman-like aspects. And she's a curious precursor to Harley Quinn. I thought she was pretty cool, and sadly underused.

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Doktor Sleepless


From Warren Ellis' Doktor Sleepless comic book series, the Doktor and Nurse Igor plus information about the story's biopunk setting and how stuff might work. This profile was done part-way through the series.

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Madam Delamorte

(World of Warcraft sample Player Character)

Our main sample World of Warcraft Player Character. Includes a primer about the Forsaken, the modelling of Shadow Priest abilities, and an extensive RPG discussion about playing in the WoW setting.

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Shadow

(Matt Wagner's version)

This is specifically the version of The Shadow who appears in the excellent Year One miniseries by Matt Wagner.

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XCom Project

(Organization profile)

The XCom Project in 2012 video games XCom: Enemy Unknown and XCom: Enemy Within has essentially no background. So here is a complete, and completely made-up, one with a full history and explanations about how stuff works and why.

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Gaige the mechromancer


An AWESOME profile and biography for Gaige and her robot Deathtrap that is, like, totally metal and has quotes and other badass stuff. Anarchy forever ! Smash the system !

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Tony Stark

(Old benchmarking notes)

Our old Tony Stark benchmarking notes, though they were our only Tony Stark article for about 20 years, which I'll admit is depressing. We keep them around since it's gonna take a long long while for our chronological Stark writeups to reach the 1990s.

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Catwoman 1M

(One Million profile)

The far, far future of Catwoman from the DC One Million event by Grant Morrison.

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Jack in the Box


One of the street heroes of Astro City. He's bit like a low-powered Spider-Man but with a clowns-and-toys theme. He's pretty neat.

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Honey Lemon

(Comic book version)

The comic book version of Honey Lemon. Japanese official agent with an arsenal of skills and endless equipment in her purse.

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Trapster


A classic Marvel Comics lightweight villain, primarily associated with the Fantastic 4. Distinctive arsenal of adhesives-based gadgets and weapons. And sometimes, he's more dangerous than he looks...

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Muto


Big-head psionic arch-enemy for a somewhat strange and obscure future version of Superman.

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Abra Kadabra


One of the classic Rogues opposing the Flash, though perhaps not a core one. Criminal stage magician from the far future.

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Mercenary

(Archibald Tuskwin)

An old, obscure Iron Man enemy working as a professional assassin. The most interesting thing about the Mercenary was his vast, powerful arsenal that surprised even Iron Man.

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Zojja


The Asura more-genius-than-the-others in Guild Wars 2. Golemancer, invoker, technologist, heroine and pain the arse.

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Hulk

(Bruce Banner) (Gisted profile)

A gisted version of the comic book Hulk, offering a robust overview of all the basics.

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Jester

(Karole Marsh)

An original character living in campaign setting Universe AZ. Draws on various Joker-themed characters.

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Harlequin

(Molly Maynne)

This is the Golden Age Harlequin, a criminal who chased Green Lantern (Alan Scott) to marry him. She's pretty interesting and had quite a career, actually.

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Spider-Man

(Peter Parker) (Year One profile)

An emergent history profile describing Spider-Man (Peter Parker) exactly as he was during his first dozen appearances.

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