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Halloween Girl


A witchy little girl who grew up in a strange, darkly magical environment. One of the main characters in Dan Brereton's Nocturnals painted comics. As of May of 2019, this profile was entirely redone and reillustrated and rewighten.

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He-Man

(Masters of the Universe) (part #1)

This is He-Man/Prince Adam as he appeared in Masters of the Universe, a major children's cartoon during the 1980s. This profile brought to you thanks to the sponsorship of the power of Grayskull.

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Demon hunter

(The Other Half video game)

This enigmatic character appears in a 2018 indie video game called The Other Half. Giving him a small, short writeup seemed useful and interesting.

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El Tigre


An obscure enemy of the early X-Men, then of Ka-Zar and Mockingbird, back in the days. He was never quite developed but he has ties to Latin American mobs, the Mayan gods, the Savage Land, oil cartels and other uncommon story elements. So there's potential here.

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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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Carina Nekhjevani

(Ziggurat video game)

A made-up heroic fantasy character, inspired by minor Heretic/Hexen-like video game Ziggurat. Young legless alchemist with a thousand grudges, and a magical arsenal. As the song goes, odds are she won't live to see tomorrow.

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Sif

(Profile #1 - the 1960s) (Part 1)

An extensive profile for the Lady Sif of Asgard as she appeared in 1960s Thor comic book stories (and some flashbacks). Lots of material. As of June of 2017, this profile firmly wields M&M stats made of stout, gleaming Asgardian steel. And as of October of 2018, it was overhauled then split in two to facilitate reading.

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Guardian of death

(Sample Diablo 3 witch-doctor) (Part #1 - Diablo context)

A character profile for a sample Diablo III Witch-Doctor Player Character. This includes a primer to the world and the story of all three games, because that's how we roll in the Torajan Jungles.

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Vancian D&D magic


To spell it out, this is a rather technical article about old-school, Jack-Vance-inspired, early-D&D-style magic in the DC Heroes RPG. Just so we can write up a handful of D&D characters at some point, which probably wasn't reasonable.

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Monster

(Jason Rogers)

One of the notable enemies of the Justice Society of America during the 1940s - there aren't that many, really. He's a cliché yet he works pretty well.

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Svet the hairdresser

(Grim Dawn sample character)

A fleshed out example Player Character from the Grim Dawn video game, using a big shotgun and a fiery circle of power. Can be useful in quite a few steampunk and/or post-apocalyptic contexts. Or if you need a haircut.

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Inferno

(Joseph Conroy)

A 1980 Avengers encounter in Pittsburgh. Mighty, super-heated metallic brick.

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Magister Maevaris Tilani


Mae appears in the (pretty good) Dragon Age comics books, and has a cameo in Dragon Age: Inquisition. Powerful mage and politician from Tevinter, allied with Varric, Alistair and the Inquisition.

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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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MagiQuest sample Magi


A small profile for a sample MagiQuest child magi. It's mostly about representing the game's core mechanics in DCH form. MagiQuest is a commercial Live Action RPG.

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Nemesis

(Ms. St. Ives)

This the first of Nemesis avengers seen in the pages of Alpha Flight - the 1984 one. Mysterious undead "angel of vengeance" with a monomolecular magic sword. As of June of 2018, this profile and its illustration have been improved through necromancy, then we added atom-thick M&M stats.

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Xena, warrior princess

(Part #1)

Our larger, more modern writeup for the great and mighty Xena during her 1990s action/adventure TV series. From bloodthirsty ancient warlord (well, warlady) to epic fantasy heroine for good! As of May of 2018, this profile was cleft into three parts through careful use of a chakram. Because it may have been a tiny bit long, yeah.

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Krogg


A demon monster who fought the Werewolf by Night early on, during the 1970s.

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Princess Amaya of the House of Amethyst

(Part #1)

The New 52, brief-lived but cool version of Amethyst the fighter-magician princess. Comes with all our notes about the setting, plus the writer's bible stuff Christy Marx sent us. As of May of 2018, this article was cleft in two since it was too long for some to read in one sitting.

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Excaliber


An early and obscure Spider-Woman enemy serving Morgan Le Fay. Enhanced evil knight possession spell, magical sword.

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Snowbird aka Harfang

(Classic Alpha Flight) (Part #1)

The classic/early version of Snowbird from Alpha Flight, thoroughly explored. Mush mush ! As of April of 2018, this profile has its illustrations redone and was split into two parts, since it was a few hundred words above our "read in one sitting" threshold.

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Owen’s Formation Raiders

(Might and Magic X Legacy sample party) (Part #1)

First part of an exploration of the setting and storyline of the old-school Might and Magic X - Legacy computer role-playing game. It features a made-up, but spooky/eerie adventuring party to make things less abstract.

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Shining Knight

(Ystina / Justina) (part #1)

The version of the Shining Knight seen in Grant Morisson's fabulous Seven Soldiers of Victory meta-series. A mighty knight lass from a mystical age of man, wielding Excalibur. The profile also comes with rather interesting material about the ancient history of DC's New Earth. As of April, 2017 this profile has had an overhaul, and received a squire in the form...

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Dancy Flammarion

(Part #1)

A 16-year old crazy albino girl serial killer who is probably guided by a so-called "angel" into slaying supernatural monsters. Dancy appears in multiple novels, short stories and comics by Caitlín Kiernan. As of March of 2018, this article was split in two since it was a few hundred words above our read-in-one-sitting, hmmm, threshold.

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Nekra

(Nekra Sinclair)

Nekra is pretty cool and useful to have, actually. Long career, diverse abilities, good themes and varied hooks. As of February of 2018, this profile was dusted up and split into two parts, since it was too long.

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Mardirossian, the Devil’s Executioner

(Grim Dawn) (Part #1 - Setting)

The first part of an extensive sample character profile in the world of the Grim Dawn post-apocalyptic, steampunk action-adventure computer RPG. This part is chiefly about the world - technology, types of magic, atmosphere, known history, the recent zombie apocalypse, etc.

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