Category Archives: Character Design Challenges

Character Design Challenge #466– RPG Character Classes Challenge – Part5 –Archers and Rangers – Prize for Scott Weyers

Scott's TORBRK STONESHADOW...

My version inspired by the original...

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Character Design Challenge #467– RPG Character Classes Challenge – Part6 –Thieves, Rogues and Assassins

For the next few weeks we will be building a team of RPG characters based on the following classes: Warrior/Fighter, Knight/Paladin, Barbarian/Berserker, Monk/Martial Artist, Archer/Ranger, Thief/Rogue/Assassin, Priest/Healer, Mage/Wizard, and finally Summoner/Necromancer/Druid. 

Your CDC challenge this week is to create an original Thief, Rogue or Assassin character. 

The winning entrant will receive a HM3 version of their character 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, June 22th  at 6:00pm Eastern 

 

Character Design Challenge #465– RPG Character Classes Challenge – Part4 –Monks and Martial Artists – Prizes for CantDraw and Kellkin

CantDraw's original Momo the Monk and Kellkin's Dragon Monk/

My versions inspired by their original designs...

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Character Design Challenge #464– RPG Character Classes Challenge – Part3 – Barbarians and Berserkers – Prize for kingslaughter

The winning entry - Carthax

My version of Carthax inspired by the original design..

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Character Design Challenge #464– RPG Character Classes Challenge – Part3 – Barbarians and Berserkers – Results

Honourable mention this week goes to Extremely EPIC...

...and runner up this week is Cant Draw. Great body position and colour.

And the win this week goes to...

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Character Design Challenge #463– RPG Character Classes Challenge – Part 2 – Knights and Paladins – Prize for Kellkin

Kellkin's Paladin Anestra...

My version inspired by Kellkin's design...

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Character Design Challenge #464– RPG Character Classes Challenge – Part3 – Barbarians and Berserkers

For the next few weeks we will be building a team of RPG characters based on the following classes: Warrior/Fighter, Knight/Paladin, Barbarian/Berserker, Monk/Martial Artist, Archer/Ranger, Thief/Rogue/Assassin, Priest/Healer, Mage/Wizard, and finally Summoner/Necromancer/Druid. 

Your CDC challenge this week is to create an original Barbarian or Berserker. 

The winning entrant will receive a HM3 version of their character 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, June 1st  at 6:00pm Eastern 

Character Design Challenge #463– RPG Character Classes Challenge – Part 2 – Knights and Paladins – Results

Another great turn out with tone of talent on display.

Honourable mention does to Rapidosian. A very powerful figure, indeed.

Runner up this week goes to ExtremelyEPIC. Excellent item use, just a little hard to read in places.

And the win goes to...

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Character Design Challenge #462– RPG Character Classes Challenge – Part 1 – Warriors and Fighters – Prizes for Suleman and CantDraw

Suleman and CantDraw's winning pieces ; Magpie and Annalise

My versions based on the original designs...

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Character Design Challenge #462– RPG Character Classes Challenge – Part 1 – Warriors and Fighters – Results

Had to take a little extra time to judge this week due to the number of entries! What an awesome surprise. So many great pieces to choose from. So here it goes...

Honourable mention goes to Tartan Panda

Runner up this week is JR19759

And because I was spoiled for choice this week, we have a tie for the top spot between...

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