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Character Design Challenge #472– Public Domain ReDo Challenge – Part 3– Strongman

Your challenge this week is to reimagine Golden Age hero Strongman (pictured above) for the modern day.

The winning entrant will receive a HM3 version of their characters rendered by yours truly.

The characters must be your own design and not based on any character that might be copyrighted in any way.

Rules for posts, contests, and challenges:

Original characters only, no copyrighted characters, no characters based on copyrighted characters.No characters based on Official RPG NPC's ( Non-Player Characters ). Please keep all submissions PG13. I have the right to delete any post that I believe crosses this line without warning. Only post characters that have been created solely using Hero Machine, and that you know for certain have never been entered in a contest before. If you aren’t certain, don’t enter it, because I’m not going to go back through all of the contests and check.

All entries must be in JPG or PNG form (BMPs are too big), posted to a publicly accessible website (like the HeroMachine :,ImageShack, PhotoBucket, or whatever);

  • Entries must be made as a comment or comments to this post, containing a link directly to the image and the character name;
  • Please name your filesas [your name]-[character name].[file extension] before you upload it. So DiCicatriz, for instance, would save his “Bayou Belle” character image as DiCicatriz-BayouBelle.png.

Please make the link go directly to the image (like this) and not to a hosting jump page (like this).

This contest will close on Monday, August 10th at 6:00pm Eastern

Character Design Challenge #472– Public Domain ReDo Challenge – Part 2– The Owl – Results

Really outstanding entries this week

Honourable mentions go out to ...

  Arkadiano1991 and...

  Mark Williams

This week's runner up is...

...Mauricio Brito.

The win this week goes out to...

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Character Design Challenge #471– Public Domain Re Do – Part 1– Cat and Kitten – Prize for Mauricio Brito

Mauricio's original Cat and Kitten..

My version inspired by MB's original...

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Nerdmudgeon: Avengers Assemble!

Nerdmudgeon: Earth's Mightiest Podcast!

Robots! Punching! More robots! *More* punching! Also, deep philosophical and metaphysical contextualization of the #MCU heroes as a new pantheon of modern mythology. (Say what?) Tune in as my two best friends and I discuss "Avengers: Age of Ultron"!

Character Design Challenge #472– Public Domain ReDo Challenge – Part 2– The Owl

Your challenge this week is to reimagine Golden Age hero The Owl (pictured above) for the modern day. 

The winning entrant will receive a HM3 version of their characters rendered by yours truly. 

The characters must be your own design and not based on any character that might be copyrighted in any way. 

Rules for posts, contests, and challenges: 

Original characters only, no copyrighted characters, no characters based on copyrighted characters.No characters based on Official RPG NPC's ( Non-Player Characters ). Please keep all submissions PG13. I have the right to delete any post that I believe crosses this line without warning. Only post characters that have been created solely using Hero Machine, and that you know for certain have never been entered in a contest before. If you aren’t certain, don’t enter it, because I’m not going to go back through all of the contests and check. 

All entries must be in JPG or PNG form (BMPs are too big), posted to a publicly accessible website (like the HeroMachine :,ImageShackPhotoBucket, or whatever); 

  • Entries must be made as a comment or comments to this post, containing a link directly to the image and the character name; 
  • Please name your filesas [your name]-[character name].[file extension] before you upload it. So DiCicatriz, for instance, would save his “Bayou Belle” character image as DiCicatriz-BayouBelle.png. 

Please make the link go directly to the image (like this) and not to a hosting jump page (like this). 

This contest will close on Monday, August 3rd at 6:00pm Eastern 

Character Design Challenge #471– Public Domain Re Do – Part 1– Cat and Kitten – Results

Runner up this week is..

Arkadiano1991

...and this week;s win goes out to...

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Character Design Challenge #470– RPG Character Classes Challenge – Part 9– Summoners, Necromancers and Druids – Prize for MrZigFreud

MZF's winning entry...

My version of the character..

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GotG2!

Nerdmudgeon: Earth's Mightiest Podcast!

Saddle up for more Guardians talk as we go straight into the second movie featuring Marvel's band of cosmic adventurers in Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2! Second movies are ALWAYS better than the first, right? Right?! ... Is this thing on?

Character Design Challenge #470– RPG Character Classes Challenge – Part 9– Summoners, Necromancers and Druids – Results

WOW!!! Just...WOW!!! Clearly the magic word for CDCs is Necromancer. And you folks turned it out this week ... well two weeks actually. So here we go...

Honourable mentions go out to...

Scott Weyers                       and                       SandralLippi

Runners up this week are ...

Thundersong and ...

Guilherme.

And the win this week goes to...

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Character Design Challenge #471– Public Domain Re Do – Part 1– Cat and Kitten

Your challenge this week is to reimagine Golden Age heroes Cat and Kitten (pictured above) for the modern day. 

The winning entrant will receive a HM3 version of their characters rendered by yours truly. 

The characters must be your own design and not based on any character that might be copyrighted in any way. 

Rules for posts, contests, and challenges: 

Original characters only, no copyrighted characters, no characters based on copyrighted characters.No characters based on Official RPG NPC's ( Non-Player Characters ). Please keep all submissions PG13. I have the right to delete any post that I believe crosses this line without warning. Only post characters that have been created solely using Hero Machine, and that you know for certain have never been entered in a contest before. If you aren’t certain, don’t enter it, because I’m not going to go back through all of the contests and check. 

All entries must be in JPG or PNG form (BMPs are too big), posted to a publicly accessible website (like the HeroMachine :,ImageShackPhotoBucket, or whatever); 

  • Entries must be made as a comment or comments to this post, containing a link directly to the image and the character name; 
  • Please name your filesas [your name]-[character name].[file extension] before you upload it. So DiCicatriz, for instance, would save his “Bayou Belle” character image as DiCicatriz-BayouBelle.png. 

Please make the link go directly to the image (like this) and not to a hosting jump page (like this). 

This contest will close on Monday, July 27th  at 6:00pm Eastern