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Posts Tagged ‘ Steampunk ’

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The Amazing and Stunning Shivangi and her Faithful Companion the Cunning Subarna


A creatively fleshed-out example of a Vanquisher character in the first Torchlight video game. She's an itinerant carnie and sharpshooter with a pet lynx. Both have magical powers. As of April of 2021 I've whipped up a photorealistic custom character model for Shivangi. Thus ending years of frustration about never managing to make a good illustration of the character concept.

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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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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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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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Claret Spencer

(Skyborn video game)

A gifted mechanic, a competent gunfighter, a brazen pilot, and not exactly conflict-avoidant. Claret Spencer is the heroine of a small computer RPG called Skyborn, and a good steampunk/fantasy heroine.

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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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Final Fantasy X primer


To understand the FFX profiles if you don't know about the game.

A primer about the setting and system in the Final Fantasy X game. Primarily intended for pen-and-paper role-players reading our FFX character profiles.

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Nikola Tesla

(Five Fists of Science version)

This covers the real world Nikola Tesla, but as a launch pad to write up the fictional, steampunk Five Fists of Science comic book version.

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Henry Jekyll and Edward Hyde

(League of Extraordinary Gentlemen version)

The version of Jekyll & Hyde that appears in Alan Moore and Kevin O'Neill's fantastic League of Extraordinary Gentlemen.

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Invisible Man

(Hawley Griffin) (League of Extraordinary Gentlemen)

Alan Moore's League of Extraordinary Gentlemen version of H.G. Wells' creation.

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