Category Archives: Challenges

Character Design Challenge #344 – What’s In A Name? – Results

This week, after much thought and contemplation, the win goes out to Cliff.

Great pose, great details, slightly confusing origin story, but great work! Well done you!

Caption Contest #106 Results

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

And your top 5 are:

The Atomic Punk: Breathing his last, Kurusu Kimihito made a deathbed confession: “Anime was a mistake.”

The Atomic Punk: And you were there… and you were there… it was just awful!

Rekulhs Nathe: I swear to god there better not be boobs in my face when I wake up!

HerrD: He did NOT say he would live till the school was empty. He said he would die when there were no more pupils.

Calvary Red: The news that he was allergic to monster girls hit them all pretty hard.

But, of course, there can only be one, and our winner is....

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Character Design Challenge #344 – What’s In A Name?

Your challenge this week is to create a character using HM3 based on the character name I provide. You can interpret them as either a hero or a villain and as a male or female. Your choice.

The name you are working with this week is Red Halo.

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 :,ImageShackDeviantArt, or whatever - Please 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;
  • 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 Sunday, November 12th at 9:00am Eastern.

Character Design Challenge #343 – The Spirit of Halloween – Results

Great effort this week folks. Some fantastic work by all. The win this week goes to Melmo44 for his beautiful and creepy take on the duality of Halloween.

Well done you!

Caption Contest #106

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 you have to come up with the best caption you possibly can for this panel:

Everyone can have a maximum of 3 entries, entries must be in by next Wednesday (Nov 8th) and All Entries Must Be PG-13.

Character Design Challenge #343 – The Spirit of Halloween

Your challenge this week is to create a character or group of characters using HM3 that personify the spirit of Halloween.

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 gam.es. 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 :,ImageShackDeviantArt, or whatever - Please 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;
  • 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 Sunday, November 5th at 9:00am Eastern.

 

 

Caption Contest #105 Results

Ok guys, last week I asked you all to come up with the best replacement dialogue for this here panel:

And, as per tradition, your top 5 are:

LoneWolf6155

Ms Marvel- Leave me be, I’m meditating.

Captain Marvel- No, you’re high.

WillyPete

MM- By the power invested in me by the Marvel Comics Group, I shall henceforth be known as… Captain Marvel!

CM- Great! You don’t know how LONG I’ve been waiting to get a vacation!

HerrD

MM- His leg was this thick and he was green

CM- We know him.

HerrD

MM- My lost bird had a wingspan this wide, brown

CM- …white belly?

Calvary Red

MM- Hands up if you haven’t started a civil war!

CM- Get out.

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

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Character Design Challenge #342 – Board Are We? – Results

Tough call this week. Only two entries, but WOW! Nice job guys! The win goes out to the creator of the game every HMer would love to see...and own...and play...constantly! Christi S. well done you!

Caption Contest #105

Ok guys, time for another caption contest, where you have to come with the funniest replacement dialogue for a random comic panel of my choosing. This week you have to come up with the best replacement dialogue you possibly can for this panel:

Everyone can have a maximum of 3 entries, entries must be in by next Wednesday (Oct 25th) and All Entries Must Be PG-13.

Character Design Challenge #342 – Board Are We?

Snakes and Ladders.

Well since we have given chess a try, perhaps it is time to up our game…so to speak.

Your challenge this week is to design a boardgame. Your entry should include the board itself. the game logo, and at least one of the game pieces.

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 :,ImageShackDeviantArt, or whatever - Please 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;
  • 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 Sunday, October 22nd at 9:00am Eastern.