Category Archives: Character Design Challenges

CDC #431 – Forged In Fire – Results

Great turn out this week, and impressive work all round.

Honourable Mentions this week are Kellkin and NerdAndProud

  

Runner Up goes to Sam Heness. Quite the piece of fire power Sam! Great job!

And the win goes to...

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CDC #430 – Keeping Up With The Krustaceans – Prize for Kellkin

Kellkin's original...

My version...

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CDC #431 – Forged In Fire

Your challenge this week is to create an original and unique weapon. It can be modern futuristic or historic in design. The entry should be an image of the weapon only.

The winner this week will receive my design of the warrior that would wield such an awesome piece of weaponry.

Feel free to include a brief written description of the weapon and its’ intended user. Totally optional

Please follow the instructions below regarding the naming of entries.

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 9am Eastern on Sunday, September 22nd.

CDC #430 – Keeping Up With The Krustaceans – Results

Runner up status this week goes out to ForgivenMonster for Aquatic Warrior Goddess.

And the win this week goes to...

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CDC #429 – Be A Good Sport! – Prize for Superfly30

Superfly30's version of Zamboni...

I decided to do him in his early years when he was with the Leaf's farm team and was still considered a bit of a hockey hunk...

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CDC #430 – Keeping Up With The Krustaceans!

Your challenge this week is to create an original shelled alien character that resides on a planet completely covered in water.

The winner this week will receive a Heromachine 3 version of their winning character designed by me. Not the greatest award, but better than a fish hook to the eye!

Please follow the instructions below regarding the naming of entries.

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 9am Eastern on Sunday, September 15th.

CDC #429 – Be A Good Sport! – Results

Great entries again this week folks. Shout outs go to Palazzo for their tongue in cheek "Bombcurler" and to Greggory Basore for another great back story for his "Queen of Clubs"

Runners Up this week are Nerd and Proud for "Fastball"...

...if there was award for the most improved "machiner" it would go to this guy. Well done and...

"Kahuna" by Kellkin. This guy often finds himself in the top three and justifiably so. Love the whole idea, especially the tribal tattoos on the suit.

And the win this week goes to...

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CDC #428 – Batwoman is Coming! – Prize for Christi S.

Christi's amazing Ghast...

My version...

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CDC #427 – Team Building – Volume 2 – Part 15 – Prizes for Synatrix G.W. and Scott Weyers

First of all congrats again on the wins. So we have two heroes and one villain among the winners

Hero 1: Synatrix3

Born of a family of heroes, Synatirx3 can control her body on a cellular level, and divide herself into three beings. One can shrink to microscopic size, while the other can grow to 100 times her actual size.

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CDC #428 – Batwoman is Coming!

The Batwoman TV series is coming soon, and I, for one, cannot wait.

Your challenge this week is to create an original b@da$$ female vigilante character.

The winner this week will receive a Heromachine 3 version of their winning character designed by me. Not the greatest award, but better than a bat-a-rang in the eye.

Please follow the instructions below regarding the naming of entries.

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 9am Eastern on Sunday, September 1st.