Have you ever wished you could see the character you’ve imagined drawn out in perfect detail by a professional artist, but you just don’t have the skill to do it yourself?
Thanks to HeroMachine, now if you can imagine it, you can create it, absolutely free. With thousands of hand-drawn custom-colorable line art, you can outfit any character from any genre. Whether you’re an RPGer who wants to bring a character sketch to the game, a novelist who wants to capture that perfect face to refer to as you write, or a gamer who wants a more comics-style rendering of your warrior, ninja, wizard, or archer, HeroMachine can bring that illustration to life.
Just choose the type of item you want, click on it to add it to the canvas, and choose your colors. In minutes you can build your very own customized, beautiful character sketch.
Click here to see a gallery of some of the best creations by other HeroMachiners.
Otherwise, get started with HeroMachine 2 (the easiest to use) or HeroMachine 3 (fully functional but still in development, with many more options).
The winner of this weeks poll is Yautja for their Miss Time. Congratulations Yautja, I’m gonna assume dblade will comment down below as to how you can claim your prize with the forums being down, and well done to everyone who entered.
Due to a busy schedule with work and having to Move there will be no caption contest this week, I am sorry for anyone disappointed by this however real life sometimes intrudes on my HeroMachine duties! Hopefully I will be settled into my new place by next week and the caption contest will be back on track.
Last week I asked you to give me your best dialogue for the following image:
There are a TON of great entries this week, and normally I would give you my top five however I am the process of moving this week and so my time is limited so I will only be giving the winner this week, which is ………………….
And it’s not just them. It seems that you guys can’t survive a week without me. I go away on holiday for 7 days and when I return the forum has completely gone kaput. Guess that means I’m not to go away again
Anyway, on to the real business, because, as I’m sure most of you are aware, the new series of Doctor Who started on Saturday, whilst I was unable to watch it admittedly, so I have only just seen it, which is why this review is up today, rather than on Sunday. But it would appear I am rambling, lets just get onto the review.
After a busy summer the Whiz Bang Dispenser is back on track. I’ve started working on the prize items again. Normally I would just post in the forums but since they are down for the time being I thought it would be prudent to remind the Machinists that I’m still here and producing items. Here is a working draft of Candruth’s prize. Leg armor that matches an existing torso piece (included in this sample).
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