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CDC #448 – Team Building – Volume 3 – Part 5

The premise of this contest is that over the next number of weeks we will build a team of superheroes and a team of villains. Each week I will supply you with a role, name, or list of powers of one of the team members and you will use HM3 to create the character.

The winner each week will win a version of their character created on HM by yours truly.

This week we move onto the archer of the hero squad known as Daikyu

He is a native of Japan and adopted the moniker Daikyu; the Japanese word for his favourite tool – his longbow. Despite being 55 years of age, and planning his retirement from the police department, Daikyu was inspired to get into the superhero game as a means of continuing his work in law enforcement, after hearing The One speak at an Inter-galactic security symposium in Tokyo.

Enter as 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 6pm Eastern on Monday, February 3rd.

CDC #447 – Team Building – Volume 3 – Part 4 – Results

Honourable mention goes out to Xinmodic for creating four awesome takes on the character, each accompanied by a brief explanation of the design. Check them out guys if you have not already.

Runner up this week goes to Scott Weyers.

I never pictured Komodo as wanting or needing armor but this is really quite cool.

And the win this week goes to...

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CDC #446 – Team Building – Volume 3 – Part 3 – Prize for AMS

AMS' version of Seeker...

My take inspired by AMS' design...

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CDC #447 – Team Building – Volume 3 – Part 4

The premise of this contest is that over the next number of weeks we will build a team of superheroes and a team of villains. Each week I will supply you with a role, name, or list of powers of one of the team members and you will use HM3 to create the character.

The winner each week will win a version of their character created on HM by yours truly.

This week we move onto the second in Command of the villain squad – the vicious Komodo

He is a native of the planet BelTAR Prime; a planet populated by human/reptile hybrids. Komodo is the mindless muscle of the team - or so Invidia believes -although he also carries a deadly mutation: retractable claws which can deliver a neurotoxin that renders his victims immobile before an inexplicably painful and prolonged death.

Enter as 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 6pm Eastern on Monday, January 27th..

CDC #446 – Team Building – Volume 3 – Part 3 – Results

Again with the great entries? It was really hard to whittle this down to a final four, but here we go!

Honourable mentions this week go to...

Forgiven Monster. Love the pose and wing armor, and...

HerrD Kudos for going the non-humanoid route.

This week's Runner Up is...

Christi S. The pose, as always it remarkable and the colouring job is beautiful.

And this week's winner is...

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CDC #445 – Team Building – Volume 3 – Part 2 – Prize for Christi S.

Christi's version of Invidia...

My Invidia inspired by Christi's design...

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CDC #445 – Team Building – Volume 3 – Part 2 – Results

Man oh man! You all showed up this week with guns a blaring! So many great entries! So much so that I cannot pick an honourable mention. Scott Weyers, NerdAndProud. AMS...heck...everybody's entries are worthy of mention. Well done all!!!

Ties for Runner Up this week are Kellkin, who nailed the whole Alien vibe...

...and Thudersong who gave us an elegant Invidia. From the waist up this is remarkable. Great job!

And the win this week goes to...

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CDC #446 – Team Building – Volume 3 – Part 3

 

The premise of this contest is that over the next number of weeks we will build a team of superheroes and a team of villains. Each week I will supply you with a role, name, or list of powers of one of the team members and you will use HM3 to create the character.

The winner each week will win a version of their character created on HM by yours truly.

This week we move onto the second in Command of the hero squad – a female known as The Seeker.

She is originally a member of the Clovar tribe; the largest of the Aboriginal tribes of the planet Nuvar. The Clovar are a race of winged hunters with enhanced eyesight. Each tribe member is born with a distinctly ornate pair of wings each as individual as a snowflake.

Enter as 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 6pm Eastern on Monday, January 20th..

CDC #444 – Team Building – Volume 3 – Part 1 – Prize for AMS

AMS' winning entry...

My version inspired by AMS' design...

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CDC #445 – Team Building – Volume 3 – Part 2

The premise of this contest is that over the next number of weeks we will build a team of superheroes and a team of villains. Each week I will supply you with a role, name, or list of powers of one of the team members and you will use HM3 to create the character.

The winner each week will win a version of their character created on HM by yours truly.

This week we move onto the head of the villain group. As a student of galactic mythologies B’Laai Nor’Ma took the name Invidia after the Earth’s Roman goddess of Retribution.

She is a creature of pure malevolence driven my revenge and envy, and is a gifted telepath with a penchant for altering reality

She is originally from the planet Kunol 5.

Enter as 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 6pm Eastern on Monday, January 13th..