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Black Panther Spoiler-Free Review

Hey guys, back again and we’re talking about Black Panther. As this really needs no introduction, let’s get right to it. No spoilers ahead.

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CDC #353 – Mermaids

Your challenge this week is to create an original mermaid character.

Enter a often as you like!

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 25th.

CDC #352– Fauns -Results

This week's win goes out to HerrD for this whimsical take on a Faun.

Well done you, and thanks to all who entered.

The Cloverfield Paradox Spoiler Review

Hey everyone we are back again with another movie review. I was originally going to talk about Superbowl trailers but one of those trailers was for The Cloverfield Paradox, called The God Particle when it was on my list of anticipated movies for 2017. And not only that, we also got a release date, it was coming out on Netflix that night after the game. And I finally got a chance to see it. So let’s see what all that waiting is for. I have tried to write this as a non-spoiler review. I really have. That’s part of the reason this is later than anticipated. But unfortunately, this is one of those movies you can’t talk about without talking about the movie. So, out of the ordinary and spoilers ahead.

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Caption Contest #112

Ok guys, time for another caption contest, where you have to come with the funniest caption for a random panel of my choosing. This week will be our last for the Pokemon anime, so you have to come up with the best caption you possibly can for this still:

Everyone can have a maximum of 3 entries, entries must be in by next Wednesday (Feb 21st) and All Entries Must Be PG-13

CDC #352– Fauns

Your challenge this week is to create an original faun character.

Enter a often as you like!

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 18th.

CDC #351 – Orcs – Results

Honourable mentions this week go out to...

 HerrD and...

 Melmo44

And the win goes to...

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Caption Contest #111 Results

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

Our top 5 are:

HerrD: My 3 friends swam in the lake! Of COURSE it’s safe . . .

HerrD: Our swim team does freestyle, butterfly, laps, and dog paddle. Guess who does what?

Rekulhs Nathe: Welcome to the meeting of the New X-Men.

Rekulhs Nathe: I have what they’re having.

punkjay: So umm what kind of mushrooms were on that pizza?

But there can only be one winner, and that winner is....

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CDC #351 – Orcs

Your challenge this week is to create an original orc character.

Enter a often as you like!

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 11th

CDC #350 – Trolls – Results

Well you folks sure don't make picking a winner easy...so here goes nothing.

Honourable mentions go out to...

 I expected someone to do an Internet Troll and Rekulhs Nathe did not disappoint.

 Suleman created this fantastic creature.

 Headlessgeneral, as always, raises the bar to a whole other level.

 Barbario's Iron Troll, was one of several great entries.

And the win goes to...

 

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