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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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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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Yugi Motoh

(and Yami Yugi)

Older notes covering the basics about Yugi Motoh, Yami Yugi and their games.

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Becky the nose


A young professional informer/private detective/underworld intelligence type. From the Gunsmith Cats manga. You may have heard rumours that this profile now has M&M stats. For a retainer fee, plus expenses, we could tell you whether it's true.

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Riff-Raff


A fiery professional underworld wheelwoman, driving a 427 Cobra. Va-va-voom. As of May of 2018, this engine was fine-tuned with stats for Vroom Mutants & Vroom Masterminds.

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Ivy

(Isabella Valentine)

One of the most famous characters in the Soul Calibur fighting video games. Magical whip-sword, martial arts, alchemy. As of January of 2019, this profile was rewritten, updated, upgraded. Generally, we've made it more well-rounded.

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Master Bison

(Tom's profile) (A.k.a. Vega)

The famous Big Bad in early Street Fighter video games. Super-martial-artist, crime lord, technologist, psychic. As of December of 2018, Tom harnessed his dreaded Psycho Power and punched this old profile of his into shape. Also, we're now using the US version of the names since sticking to the Japanese one was more confusing.

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Mike Haggar


This street-fighting wrestler appeared in 1980s Capcom video games and returned a few times, notably in Final Fight games. And so did his moustache.

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Blanka

(Tom's profile)

Tom's take on this classic Street Fighter hard-fighting mutated man-beast. As of September of 2018, this profile was revisado e melhorado.

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Mai Shiranui


The emblematic and exaggeratedly 3-dimensional Fatal Fury and King of Fighters fighting video games character, who was never developed much. As of August of 2018, Tom revised this article to improve its coverage.

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Chun Li

(Tom's profile)

Stats for Chun-Li in some major Street Fighter video games, and her backstory. As of August of 2018, this profile had most of its texts overhauled.

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Zangief

(Tom's profile)

One of the most popular classic Street Fighters characters, a giant Russian wrestler. As of July of 2018, Tom has revised and improved this entry. It now has 8% more muscle and 11% more chest hair.

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Gouki aka Akuma

(Tom's profile)

One of the biggest guns in the Street Fighters universe. As of July of 2018, this profile was overhauled and expanded.

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Shermie


A lighthearted grappler from the King of Fighters video games series. As of March of 2018, this profile was revised to add information.

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Ralf Jones


Super-elite soldiers from various SNK video games - chiefly the King of Fighters series. As of November of 2017, this profile was considerably expanded so it's more useful for people who aren't KoF experts.

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Clark Still


From the Ikari Warriors and King of Fighters video games. Super-elite soldier. As of November of 2017, this profile was considerably expanded so it's more useful for those who aren't familiar with these games.

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Terry Bogard


The original lead for the Fatal Fury brawling video games, and later one of the playable characters in King of Fighters games.

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Tielle the archer


The archetypal goofy elf girl/fantasy archer, from Japanese RPG video game Recettear. When she's not busy obsessing over pastries, she can perform some strange magical bow shots.

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Elan the monk


From the video game Recettear, a purposefully typical two-fisted young priest/martial artist heroic fantasy adventurer. It's a JRPG, so of course he has magical attacks.

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Nagi the lancer


Nagi the lancer, a polearms (esp. naginata) expert from the Recettear video game. Also, very lost.
DCH players might note that the Recettear writeups often come with interesting little construct to simulate JRPG character powers (though Nagi may not be the best example, I'll admit. ANYWAY.)
Also her eyes are colour-coordinated with our site, so we appreciate that.

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Caillou the boy mage


The most spells-heavy adventurer in the Recettear video game. 14-year-old pedant who knows magic. But heh, he's colour-coordinated with our site, so we appreciate that.

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Charme the Thief


From the video game Recettear, a good example of the thief archetype from Japanese heroic fantasy games. With magical gameplay powers, obvs.

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Vagabond Mugen

(Peter's take)

A second take on Mugen from the Samurai Champloo animé, this time by Peter. Hip-hop raggamuffin medieval Japan swordsman of astounding skill and disastrous attitude.

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