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Callsign Hammerfall

(Kaddish Yen) (Warframe)

A full-on example of a Player Character in the Warframe video game. This also explains Tenno Void abilities, a chunk of the game's backstory, the Lotus-issued spaceships (pre-Railjack), and the like.

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Khora-class warframe


A short-ish profile of the Khora warframe from, well, the Warframe video game, for use in tabletop/pen-and-paper RPGs. A strange huntress with a mysterious backstory, a killer cybercat and a magic barbed chain.

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Inaros-class warframe


A short-ish profile of the Inaros warframe from, well, the Warframe video game, for use in tabletop/pen-and-paper RPGs. Endurance/durability unit with an undead Ancient Egyptian warrior theme and a backstory. And a smile.

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Corvus the Heretic


Corvus is the protagonist of 1994 video game Heretic (some of the sequels are called Hexen). He's a post-apocalyptic elf avenger who shoots magic at monsters.

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Captain Axis


An obscure and fleeting enemy of the Hulk. Projected Third Reich superhuman warrior with great strength. As of February of 2020, this profile had its hair done and received goosestepping M&M stats.

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Trinity-class warframe


A short-ish profile of the Trinity warframe from, well, the Warframe video game, for use in tabletop/pen-and-paper RPGs. Support unit with defensive and buffing energy manipulation powers.

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Katriel


One sharp spy and assassin (or "bard", as they say in Orlais). She appears in the Dragon Age prequel novel, The Stolen Throne. Katriel played a critical role in the Fereldan War of Liberation... and, in a way, beyond. As of February of 2020, added a section about Dragon Age: The Calling.

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Dino

(Baby pterosaur)

A baby giant pterosaur from the Silver Age War That Time Forgot stories. So, yeah. As of November, this profile was overhauled and received pink M&M stats.

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G.I. Robot Mk2 “Mac”

(a.k.a. GI Robot)

Apparently the second prototype of the G.I. Robot program of World War Two in the DC Universe. As of November of 2019, this profile was polished and received a Mutants & Masterminds robot module.

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Saryn-class warframe


A short-ish profile of the Saryn warframe from, well, the Warframe video game, for use in tabletop/pen-and-paper RPGs. Biological warfare/devastation unit.

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Limbo-class warframe


A short-ish profile of the Limbo warframe from, well, the Warframe video game, for use in tabletop/pen-and-paper RPGs. A special operative with dimensional and intangibility powers.

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Generic kavat

(Warframe)

A strange, feline-like species of heavily engineered war beasts and predators in the Warframe video game. They're like psionic space super-panthers, I guess.

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Warframe weapons locker (part 1)


A selection of weapons -- ranged and melee -- from the Warframe video game. New weapons and pictures get added as I play. Additions since the original release : - Twin Gremlins machine pistols. - Boar assault shotgun. - Fixed missing illustrations, added some. - Orthos poleaxe. - Miter launcher. - Vectis precision rifle. - Kohm shotgun. - Ignis flamethrower. - Nagantaka repeater crossbow. - Pandero pistol. - Amprex electrical projector. -...

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Alex Rogan

(The Last Starfighter)

Alex Rogan is the hero of The Last Starfighter. This sci-fi 1984 movie was an important precursor in using a lot of CGI to depict out-of-this-world action. Such as, in this case, space battles.

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Oberon-class warframe


A short-ish profile of the Oberon warframe from, well, the Warframe video game, for use in tabletop/pen-and-paper RPGs. A versatile fighter, curiously themed after a sort of magic-casting priest of earth and fire. And he looks great -half the reason we have warframe profiles is because I love how they look weird and cool.

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Titania-class warframe


A short-ish profile of the Titania warframe from, well, the Warframe video game, for use in tabletop/pen-and-paper RPGs. The one and only gun fairy can also deploy stranger glammer-like abilities on the battlefield. And she's tied to the mysterious Silver Grove on what's left of Earth, and one of the oddest rebellions during the Old War.

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Nyx-class warframe


A short-ish profile of the Nyx warframe from, well, the Warframe video game, for use in tabletop/pen-and-paper RPGs. Chaos, confusion, mind control, illusions... Nyx makes a mess.

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Ember-class warframe


A short-ish profile of the Ember warframe from, well, the Warframe video game, for use in tabletop/pen-and-paper RPGs. Incendiary powers, as well as having a mohawk made of fire.

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Frost-class warframe


A short-ish profile of the Frost warframe from, well, the Warframe video game, for use in tabletop/pen-and-paper RPGs. Cold powers and perimeter lockdown expert.

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Valkyr-class warframe


A short-ish profile of the Valkyr warframe from, well, the Warframe video game, for use in tabletop/pen-and-paper RPGs. Enraged space panther cyber ninja super soldier, or some combination thereof.

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Admiral Galen-Kor


This Kree hardliner and senior officer clashed with the Avengers during the 1990s. He's not the most memorable Avengers enemy, but if your stories make use of the Kree (or Marvel space stuff in general) he's useful.

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Warframe weapons locker (part 2)


This is the second part of our Weapons Locker article about the video game Warframe. This one presents the warframes themselves, as a "base camp" article before individual profiles.

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Emmanuelle Chekhov, the Imperial Slayer


A vampire commando who hunts vampires, in the Russian Resurgence future depicted in Nikolai Dante comics published in 2000AD. She's so vein, she prolly thinks this writeup is about her. As of March of 2019, this profile has had its ichor reinvigorated, and received befanged M&M stats.

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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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Loghain Mac Tir

(Part #1 - The Stolen Throne).

Loghain Mac Tir is one of the major characters in Dragon Age: Origins. He's unusually interesting as video game antagonists go. This first profile covers his early life and the Fereldan war of independence, as chronicled in the The Stolen Throne prequel novel.

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Prince Maric Theirin

(Part #2 – The rebel prince)

The second half of our full profile for Maric Theirin, the rightful King of Ferelden, as he appears in Dragon Age prequel novel The Stolen Throne, by David Gaider. As of December of 2018 I redid the portrait. Since I was quite unhappy about my first attempt.

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Rowan Theirin of Ferelden

(Dragon Age: The Stolen Throne)

This character profile covers Queen Rowan as she appears in the Dragon Age prequel novel The Stolen Throne, by David Gaider. Rowan played an important role in the Fereldan war of liberation, which she fought in for almost her entire life. Hail to the Queen, baby.

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