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Anabasis-5

(Destiny video games)

A window into the Destiny "epic sci-fi" video game universe, using a sample character. Though in this article the emphasis is on the universe. So if you want to learn about stuff such as the Worm Gods, the Sword Logic, the Traveller's Ghosts, the Last City, the European Dead Zone, the Rasputin Warmind, the Infinite Forest, etc. it's all in...

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Hantu


Weretigress criminal Indonesian revenant forced to fight in a low-fantasy dismal world. Inspired by the niche Din's Curse video game, because I was playing that instead of working.

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“Jaevna Shilo” the Republic trooper

(Profile #1 - Early, part one) (Star Wars: The Old Republic)

A sample, but atypical, Special Forces trooper of the Galactic Republic during Star Wars’s Old Republic era and from the SWTOR video game. Comes with historical context primers, particularly about the military. As of February of 2019, this profile was revised for style and concision, M&M-ified, and split in two to make certain it's not too long to read in...

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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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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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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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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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Orfenn Natrix the Sith Inquisitor

(Star Wars Legends / Old Republic) (Part #1)

An example fleshed out Sith Inquisitor back during the Old Republic era, in the Star Wars Legends continuity. Snarky genius and "pureblooded" Sith mistress of Force Lightning.

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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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Alamen Tabris, the Hero of Ferelden

(Dragon Age: Origins) (Profile #1 - Thug life)

Our sample, fleshed out Hero of Ferelden - the Player Character in the Dragon Age: Origins video game. As of January of 2018 this profile has been entirely rewritten, and restatted, as part of a refresh of our Dragon Age material. It's also getting split in two so it's shorter to read. There'll another pass during the Spring or Summer...

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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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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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Sabra Shulvu, the Silent Knight


Continuing our arc about sample Star Wars: the Old Republic Player Character, now with the Jedi Knight "class". She's a mute refugee and para-autistic Miraluka swordfighting prodigy ! He's an old astromech droid working as a suave spy of sorts ! Together, they fight the Dark Side !

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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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Meeyelle Mahr the Jedi Consular

(Profile #1 - Early) (Star Wars: The Old Republic)
The Force Saint.

An example of the Jedi Consular character during the twilight of the Old Republic in Star Wars. A Mirialan padawan so strong that she's guided by the Force

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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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Wesley Tyler

(Shadowgrounds)

There isn't much to say about the Shadowgrounds video game protagonist, but attempting to make sense of the space background, and the space weapons and space armour, does present a certain space interest. In between shooting space aliens, of course.

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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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Chosen One

(Alessa-Maria Hassan) (Profile #1 - Arroyo)

Our sample Chosen One - the Player Character in the Fallout 2 video game. The deadly Alessa-Maria's mutant brain makes her a perfect predator of the post-apocalyptic wasteland. Ferociously overhauled and reillustrated in January, 2017, and M&M stats added.

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Specialist Nina Markovic

(How to survive video game)

An example, fleshed-out zombie apocalypse survivor from minor video game How to Survive. She believes in do-it-yourself industrial chainsaws and dual-jerrycan flamethrowers and, well, it's hard to argue that point.

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Nekev Nisrok the bounty hunter

(Profile #1 - Early)

A sample, hardcore bounty huntress working for the Empire during the Old Republic era (specifically the Cold War era), as explored in Star Wars: the Old Republic. One mean Rattataki who'll take any Mandalorian at their own game.

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Iris Kalder the Imperial Agent

(Profile #1 - early)

Another example of a Star Wars: the Old Republic player character. It's our sample Imperial Agent, a spy and assassin for the Empire and the Sith... or perhaps not entirely. Deadly spy and field agent with her own agenda.

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Captain Mytasha Shiv, totally not a smuggler

(Profile #1 - Early)
The exceptionally honest and refreshingly law-abiding Captain Shiv.

A sample smuggler Player Character during the Old Republic of the Star Wars universe (Legends division). Free-wheeling, sassy lioness person with a blaster, a ship and a talent for having talents.

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Gitane

(Ezmirella (Everquest I era))

A sample Everquest Player Character (half-elf ranger), who's cool. Like most our sample video game characters, also comes with various primers about the setting and how it works. Now with more better pictures, sample video and M&M game stats.

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Mangrove Hag


Another sample Player Character from Everquest II - a mean troll warlock lady. And her cat. She really likes cats.

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Ravenstill, daughter of wind


A sample draenei shaman in World of Warcraft. Beyond being a sample fleshed-out adventurer with DC Heroes RPG stats, the article comes with a short but complete known history of the Draenei, and a primer about shamanism in WoW.

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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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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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