Category Archives: Challenges

CDC #388 – International Justice!

Pack your bags and get ready for a trip around the world over the next few weeks.
First stop…the USA!

Your Character Design Challenge thus week is to use HM3 to create a hero inspired by the USA.

The winner this week will receive a HeroMachine rendering of my version of their winning design.

Please follow the instructions below regarding the naming of entries.

You may enter up to three times.

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 noon Eastern on Monday, November 12th.

CDC #385 – Let Your Villain Flag Fly – Prize for Ubiquitous Pixel

UP's villain...Pale Tiger.

My arch enemy of Pale Tiger...

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Caption Contest #129 Results

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

And your top 5 are:

Timedrop23: That moment you realize pipe cleaners don’t freeze in space.

Treasure Hunter: The cold never bothered me anyway.

Frankie: He was right. Caterpillars!

William Peterson: The Warden is complaining how much it costs to maintain my Cell at this temperature. Tell him to… CHILL!

LoganGrayHyde: I laughed until I was blue in the face.

CalvaryRed: I’ve been making ice puns since before it was cool.

But there can only be one winner. And that winner is...

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CDC #385 – Let Your Villain Flag Fly – Results!

Great entries all around this week.

Honourable mention gores to Superfly30 for Devil Tyrant.

Very creative the background.

Runner up this week is Kellkin's  Sonic Cyborg.

Nice posing and wonderful metal effects.

And the win goes out to...

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CDC 384 – Sirens – Prizes for Rossoftheyear and StarkillerX!

Rossoftheyear's original...

My take...

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Caption Contest #129

Ok guys, it's time for another caption contest. This week I want you to come up with the best replacement dialogue for this still:

Everyone can have a maximum of 3 entries, entries must be in by next Wednesday (Oct 24th) and All Entries Must Be PG-13

CDC 384 – Sirens – Results!

Another week of  great entries, and my I say, it is really nice to see some newcomers entering the Thunderdome!

Runner up this week goes to Xinmodic for this beautiful piece.

Great colour and attention to always. Nice job!

And the win this week goes out to ...

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CDC #383 – ARPD! – Prize for Worf!

Worf's Sky Wizard

My version...

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Caption Contest #128 Results

Last week I asked you guys to come up with the best replacement dialogue for this panel:

Unfortunately, I'm short on time again this week, so no top 5. Instead our winner this week is:

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CDC #383 – ARPD! – Results

This was a really tough group to judge. All of the entries are pretty awesome and not much separates the top four. So here it goes. Honourable mention goes to Legatus for Martin the Marvelman...

...nice colour combo and great highlighting work; and Wonderman by Kellkin...

Great masking work dude!

Runner up this week goes out to Brons for his female take on Sky Wizard...

The costume is really excellent!

And the win this week goes to ...

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