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Cosplay Update!

Hey, everyone! Just a quick post because I’m getting over a bit of a bug here. Just a little cosplay update because some of my goodies have started arriving!

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CDC #401 – Winging It!

Above is one of my original characters – Jason Bloodeagle – that I designed eons ago.

Your challenge this week is to create a winged hero…or villain.

You may enter up to three times..

This week’s winner will receive a HM3 rendering of their winning character, designed by moi.

Rules for posts, contests, and challenges: Original characters only, no copyrighted characters, no characters based on copyrighted characters, no characters based on RPG’s or other games. The characters must be your own design and not based on any character that might be copyrighted in any way. Please keep all submissions PG13: full or partial nudity is prohibited. 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, Deviant Art or whatever);Do not use Photobucket.

  • Entries must be made as a comment or comments to this post, containing a link directly to the image and the character name;
  • No copyrighted characters please – they will be deleted.
  • 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 at 9am Eastern on Sunday, February 17th.

CDC #400 – Grand Champion! – Poll

Thanks so much to everyone who entered CDC 400! If you find that your piece is not on the poll, it is because we felt that it did not follow the challenge rules.

You can vote once daily for your favourite three pieces. The poll will close at 9am on Sunday, February 17. The artist with the most votes will be declared the winner.

Gentlemen...start your engines

CDC #399 – King Arthur – Prize for Superfly30

Superfly30's original...

My version...

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Caption Contest #134 Results

Ok guys, last week I asked you to come up with the best caption you possibly could for this movie still:

I'm not going to do a top 5 this week, as we only had 7 people enter, but that doesn't mean we don't have a winner. And that winner is:

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CDC #400 – Grand Champion!

It’s CDC 400, so it is time to celebrate the best of the best!

Your challenge this week is to enter your very best work .It can be a brand new piece designed for the contest, or a piece from your HM3 portfolio that has never been entered in a challenge before. The theme is wide open. Just make it the very best of your best!

You may enter once.

The winner this week will be chosen by you! That’s right…you. Fearless moderator JR19759 has agreed to put all of these entries into a poll, and the HM community will get to vote for their favourite entry. Rules for voting will be listed when the poll is posted.

Rules for posts, contests, and challenges: Original characters only, no copyrighted characters, no characters based on copyrighted characters, no characters based on RPG’s or other games. The characters must be your own design and not based on any character that might be copyrighted in any way. Please keep all submissions PG13: full or partial nudity is prohibited. 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, Deviant Art or whatever);Do not use Photobucket.

  • Entries must be made as a comment or comments to this post, containing a link directly to the image and the character name;
  • No copyrighted characters please – they will be deleted.
  • 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 at 9am Eastern on Sunday, February 10th.

CDC #399 – King Arthur – Results

This week's winner is Superf;ly30.

Your prize will be posted to the blog later this week.

 

 

Caption Contest #134

Ok guys, this weeks I want you all to come up with the best caption you can for this image (you may have started to see a pattern emerging here):

Everyone can have a maximum of 3 entries, entries must be in by next Wednesday (Feb 6th) and All Entries Must Be PG-13

On Video Game Remakes: Resident Evil 2 and Others

So the remake of Resident Evil 2 dropped this week, and we got it. Which was unsurprising since I’d preordered it for the other half for Christmas since it’s his favorite of the series. So tonight we were talking about it and others we’d like to see redone this way, so let’s talk about that.

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CDC #399 – King Arthur

This week you CDC Challenge is to re-imagine a character from the legend of King Arthur as a modern day hero or villain. Above is a version of the sorceress Morgan Le Fey I did ages ago.

You may enter up to three times.

This week’s winner will receive a HM3 rendering by yours truly of my version of their winning entry

Rules for posts, contests, and challenges: Original characters only, no copyrighted characters, no characters based on copyrighted characters, no characters based on RPG’s or other games. The characters must be your own design and not based on any character that might be copyrighted in any way. Please keep all submissions PG13: full or partial nudity is prohibited. 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, Deviant Art or whatever);Do not use Photobucket.

  • Entries must be made as a comment or comments to this post, containing a link directly to the image and the character name;
  • No copyrighted characters please – they will be deleted.
  • 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 at 9am Eastern on Sunday, February 3rd.