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Posts Tagged ‘ MENA ancestries ’

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Snake

(Vonda McIntyre novels)

The heroine of notable (and Nebula-winning) early Vonda McIntyre story Of Mist, Grass and Sand. Post-apocalyptic physician using snake-based medicine.

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Pharaoh Tut-Ak-Mun


An obscure 1948 Egyptian enemy of Namora. Undead mummy soldiers. As of June of 2021, added Mutants & Pharaohs game stats for everybody.

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Rayya Manticora


An example of a fully-fleshed out necromancer in the Guild Wars 2 setting. If you need an atypical, benign necro who likes rabbits (and magical action princess outfits), well it's just the occasion you've been waiting for.

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Rustam

(Dr. Raza Kattuah)

An enemy of the Suicide Squad with a magical fire scimitar. As of November of 2019, this entry had its edge sharpened and received burning, curved M&M stats.

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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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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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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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Vault Dweller

(Jolene Hassan profile #1 - Junktown)

This is our sample version of the Player Character in the original Fallout video game, to serve as an example. This article also comes with a good primer about the Fallout setting. Revised, expanded, reillustrated and M&M-ified in January, 2017.

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Mad Pharaoh


Another very early foe of Iron Man (Tony Stark). Time-travelling Ancient Egyptian evil sorcerer, so it prolly was a Monday.

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Dream-Keeper


From our Spring of 2015 character creation contest. Part man, part-dream spirit, the Keeper roams the Middle East to compensate for the after-effects of the departure of Grand Arabia to the Sandman's Dreaming.

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Istar


An Ancient Babylonian war goddess returned as a super-heroine, though the Devil is in the details. Fought along with the JLA.

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Janissary


The main Turkish super-heroine in the DC Universe - or at least she was some reboots ago. Pious doctor with a magic sword and a magical book.

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Jetstream

(Haroun ibn Sallah al-Rashid)

The flyer from the Marvel's Hellions. Cybernetically reinforced mutant.

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Asp

("Cleo Nefertiti")

A minor Serpent Society and BAD Girls member, with bioelectric powers.

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Zaeed Massani


One of Mass Effect's veteran badasses, with tremendous experience with catastrophically bad situation. Dreaded killer for hire, stable currencies only.

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Nemesis

(Soseh Mykros)

Enhanced fighter and assassin with ties to the Manhunter 1970s mythology and the JSA.

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Ramban


An Israeli mage leading the Hayoth super-team. Mostly seen in Suicide Squad and The Spectre.

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Rosetta Stone


Crime-fighting Egyptian-ish technologist from the Negative Zone, partnered with a sort of Batman figure.

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Lockdown

(Jomo Kimanye)

A sort of alt-reality Egyptian Negative Zone Batman, whom the Fantastic Four encountered in 1999.

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