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Star-Spangled Kid

(Courtney Whitmore profile #1, before Stargirl)

This is DC Comics' Courtney Whitmore, the future Stargirl, during her early career as the Star-Spangled Kid. It's a "Year One" sort of writeup. As of February of 2019, it has been polished a little bit more and received brazen, aggressive, irresponsible M&M stats.

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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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New Mutants

(Team profile #1 - Year One, part #1)

This team profile covers the original New Mutants as they were early on - a sort of "Year One" era. It's best to read this before the individual profiles. As of December of 2018, this profile was revised and expanded and corrected. Y'know, our usual overhauling work. So much work.

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Velocity

(Carin Taylor)

From the very 1990s Image Comics book Cyberforce, now with Top Cow. This is an old article - but in November of 2018 Pawsplay wooshed in, added M&M stats, and wooshed out.

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Jubilee

(Earliest (1989-1993), part #1)

This first character profile for Jubilee covers her childhood and the earliest years of her career, before Generation X.

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Deadly Nightshade

(Tilda Johnson) (Part #1 - the 1970s and 1980s)

A polymath mad scientist who started out as teenage girl from the ghetto. Nightshade brings a *lot* to the table, from her innumerable inventions and weapons to her career, moral ambiguities and character growth. As of July of 2018, this profile is being cleft in two shorter profiles.

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MagiQuest sample Magi


A small profile for a sample MagiQuest child magi. It's mostly about representing the game's core mechanics in DCH form. MagiQuest is a commercial Live Action RPG.

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Squire Vaea


Dragon Age character, from the Knight Errant comics from Dark Horse. One of the very few Elven squires in Ferelden's history, a "repossession" and stealth expert, and eventually a young agent for a certain inquisitive organisation.

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Princess Amaya of the House of Amethyst

(Part #1)

The New 52, brief-lived but cool version of Amethyst the fighter-magician princess. Comes with all our notes about the setting, plus the writer's bible stuff Christy Marx sent us. As of May of 2018, this article was cleft in two since it was too long for some to read in one sitting.

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Shining Knight

(Ystina / Justina) (part #1)

The version of the Shining Knight seen in Grant Morisson's fabulous Seven Soldiers of Victory meta-series. A mighty knight lass from a mystical age of man, wielding Excalibur. The profile also comes with rather interesting material about the ancient history of DC's New Earth. As of April, 2017 this profile has had an overhaul, and received a squire in the form...

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Psi

(Gayle Marsh)

A powerful psionic victim and would-be purity warrior who clashed with Supergirl herself. As of March of 2018, this profile has been overhauled and received M&M stats that are the focused totality of our psionic power.

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Dancy Flammarion

(Part #1)

A 16-year old crazy albino girl serial killer who is probably guided by a so-called "angel" into slaying supernatural monsters. Dancy appears in multiple novels, short stories and comics by Caitlín Kiernan. As of March of 2018, this article was split in two since it was a few hundred words above our read-in-one-sitting, hmmm, threshold.

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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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Ariel the mermaid


That's the Disney version of Ariel the lil' mermaid, as most of y'all can discern from the picture. So yep, Ethan's continuing to embiggen our roster of Disney princesses. Particularly those who have super-powers and/or special skills.

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Samson

(Hanna-Barbera cartoon series)

(Young) Samson and Goliath were the super-heroic stars of a late 1960s Hanna-Barbera cartoon series. Vincent wrote the pair up back in 2001, and I may, conceivably, have slightly forgotten to publish the Samson profile back then. But here he is ! C'mon, 16 years ain't really that much.

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Julie Pierce

(The Next Karate Kid)

The heroine of the 1994 martial-arts-and-coming-of-age movie The Next Karate Kid. And thus one of Mister Miyagi's students.

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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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Speedball


This is Marvel's Speedball as he appeared from his 1988 Ditko series, through the various New Warriors material, and up to the first Civil War event. He keeps bouncing back !

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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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Turbo

(Michiko Musashi)

Turbo (Michiko "Mickey" Musashi) is likely best remembered as a 1990s New Warriors character. She operated the Torpedo suit, from an old Rom the Spaceknight supporting character, and she's not half-bad with it.

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Warlock

(New Mutants)

This profile covers the classic career of Warlock, the techno-organic mutant alien among the New Mutants. There's also a fair bit of stuff about modelling his species' abilities.

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Freestyle

(Jocelyn Davis)

A minor character from the DV8 Wildstorm Comics book of yesteryear. Agility, and a dangerous probability manipulation ability. Added M&M stats to our notes in July, 2017.

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Transonic


A minor X-Men character with super-flight powers. Once a member of the Five Lights, but kinda forgotten since the Hope Summers plot petered out. As of July of 2017, this profile now has highly aerodynamic M&M stats.

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Wolfsbane

(Profile #1 - 1982-1985)

Wolfsbane of the New Mutants during her earliest career (1982-1985), because everybody loves Rahne (and because it was getting weird not to have a profile for her).

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Diffractor


Another member of the Challengers, from a super-hero campaign run decades ago by writeups.org contributors. Young light-manipulating heroine.

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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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Robin

(Carrie Kelley)

The version of Robin who appears in The Dark Knight Return, as 13-year-old Carrie Kelley. As of April of 2017, this has been entirely redone - and a little bird told me there were now M&M stats.

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