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The Oubliettes

(Fall of the Dungeon Guardians adventuring party)

An example RPG adventuring party inspired by the The Fall of the Dungeon Guardians video game. With a bit of background and a discussion of song-based, close harmony counter-spelling.

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Ursula the sea witch

(The Little mermaid)

The eeeevviiiilll (but singing !) sea witch in Disney's take on The Little Mermaid. Yes, there are also stats for the moray eels.

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Tu Pai Kohini

(Path of Exile sample marauder)

This article is primarily about the setting for the Path of Exile video game, with pictures and stuff. It also presents a basic Karui marauder, which is sort of like a magically-powered Māori Conan.

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Crystal Nekranne van Riss

(Sample Path of Exile Witch)
The sevenfold witch kills with the dead

A sample, fleshed-out version of the Witch in the AARPG Path of Exile. Mostly intended to present the setting, atmosphere, some magic spells, etc. as well as a young, unhealthy necromancer.

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Balthazar Blake


Yes, this is Nicolas Cage. Please stop running away ! OK, good. Balthazar Blake is from The Sorcerer's Apprentice, a 2010 Disney movie with a Chosen One, secret wizards, Merlin and other everyday things.

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Master

(Manos: the Hands of Fate)

The evil supernatural cult leader in the legendarily bad movie Manos: the Hands of Fate.

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Mantis

(Ms. Brandt) (Profile #1 - Classic)

An extensive profile that covers everything from 1973 to 1987 (across all publishers). Mantis is a Vietnamese super-martial-artist and psychic who was an Avenger, as well as the prophesied mother of a cosmic entity. As of October, 2017 this profile received advanced alien training in the art of M&M stats.

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Sylphid Erymos

(Titan Quest)

This is our sample Player Character for Titan Quest, a cool action game about Ancient Greek, Egyptian and Chinese gods and monsters. Sylphid is a bratty, stealth demi-goddess of the wind and, inadvertently, the last Olympian and defender of mortals.

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Baconweed Fairy


The first boss in the Crashlands video game. I thought she was memorable, and I'm of course never wrong. She has special teeth powers, too.

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Generic Limos demon


Life-devouring scary demons that appear in Titan Quest, an action-adventure video game that starts in a fantasy Ancient Greece not unlike the world of Xena and Hercules (Sorbo version).

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Ksenia Venom


A sample character from the Torchlight II video game, using a magical glaive throwing weapon and other strange techniques. As of July, 2017 this profile has been overhauled and received tail-wagging M&M stats that love to play fetch. Though it's another example of an entry where large chunks of the overhaul took place months ago but heh, now it's finalised.

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Zombie with a crate of explosives

(Shadow Warrior) ("Coolie" zombie)

Undead monsters seen in the 1990s video game Shadow Warrior. Suicidal zombies with a crates of explosives, who might rise as an evil ghost after they detonate themselves.

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Shaya

(Living Goddesses)

An early, obscure Iron Fist fighter and priestess of Kâli. With magic items and, of course, thuggee fanatical killers with 'em exotic knives. As of July of 2017, this profile has received an overhaul, plus M&M stats that attack the darkness.

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Ushas

(Living Goddesses)

An early, obscure Iron Fist fighter and priestess of Kâli. With magic items and, of course, thuggee fanatical killers with 'em exotic knives. As of July of 2017, this profile has been overhauled and is dual-wielding whirling M&M stats.

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Wonder Woman

(Diana of Themyscira) (Gail Simone take) (part #1)

Our main, Big Damn Huge Wonder Woman Profile. Tons of everything. Recommended reading. As of July of 2017, this article was split into three part due to the aforementioned "big damn huge" factor. So that's more convenient to read, and this allowed for various small improvements in passim. So now this specific article is the one with the quick intro, and...

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Anti-Claus


A magically gifted thief "repossessing" dangerous artefacts for unclear purposes. And, unfortunately, attempting to do so in style. From our Christmas of 2016 character creation contest.

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Art Demon


An images-animating, demon-possessed beginner super-hero. From our Halloween of 2016 random character creation contest.

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Dealan-De

(Butterfly)

One of the original characters created during our Halloween of 2016 semi-competitive events. Magical matter manipulation.

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Cassandra Craft


Former supporting cast and paramour of the Phantom Stranger, turned dealer in magical items and artefacts. She's one interesting young lady. As of April 2017, this profile has been overhauled, the illustrations improved, and the game stats section haunted by the addition of M&M data.

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Mindful One


A muscular mob enforce lady with hidden magical talents. They're not hidden at all when she does manifest them, though. Her other form is rather large. The Mindful One was part of our Halloween 2016 character creation contest.

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Mister Droog


An ogre who works as a private detective. This bloke was part of the Halloween of 2016 character creation contest.

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Executioner

(Skurge (profile #1 - pre-Simonson (1964 to 1977)))

A big, axe-grinding, sharp-eyed profile for the Executioner before the W. Simonson era on Thor. So at this point the Executioner is a typical Silver Age foe of Thor, the Avengers and the Defenders. As of March 2017, this profile now comes with sharp, hefty M&M game stats.

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Ruby Dragon Reborn


A young Japanese dragon in human shape, on the verge of a new and unknown life. Ruby Dragon was written up as part of our Halloween of 2016 character creation contest.

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Puzzler

(Home-made character)

A creepy, psychotic wizard associated with the DC Universe's Fearsome Five. This guy was part of our Halloween of 2016 character creation event.

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Silverhawk


From the 2016 edition of our Halloween character creation event. And yes, Gareth *again* rolled "magical items" on the random magical character creation tables. Could something be trying to tell us something ?

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Skyborn companions


The companions in the small Skyborn video game. Hunted healer mage, would-be swashbuckling fencer, lonely mutant girl, regal winged warrior-mage. Not the most powerful adventuring party ever, but they get things done.

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Grackleflints


A team of five identical, supernatural killers with enhanced strength, poisonous elbow spikes, etc. These guys appeared in the classic Mage: The Hero Discovered comics series, back in the halcyon days of a while ago.

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Mirth


The World Mage and Merlin figure in the great Mage: The Hero Discovered comic book series of yesteryear. Mentor, ally and thaumaturgist.

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