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Character Design Challenge #304 – Masterworks

Your challenge this week is to recreate a portion of The Scream by Edvard Munch using HeroMachine. There is no limit on number of entries this week.

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. I have the right to delete any post that I believe crosses this line without warning. Only post characters that you have either created for this contest specifically or you know for certain have never been entered to 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 Sunday, January 15th at 9:00am Eastern.

Character Design Challenge #303 – The International Legion for Justice: Phase 3 – Results

This week's winner id Kellkin, Very dynamic pose and good attempt at displaying her powers.

 

Creators Club Poster 2017 Volunteers?

Hey guys, JR here. As with last year, I'm now looking for someone to do this years Creators Club Poster.

For those of you who aren’t in the know, the Creators Club poster is a community project where one of the members of the community (previously myself, MadJack, Atomic Punk and Hammerknight) have come up with a theme for everyone to follow ( previously we've had stuff like Superheroes, Men In Black, Chibi’s and Westerns, with last years theme being Magic), and then people create a self-portrait of themselves fitting to that theme. All of the self-portraits are then sent to the organiser, who then puts them all together in one big poster that showcases the community that year. It’s not a challenge, it’s just a bit of fun, you don’t have to be a Power User to participate, you just have to use the site and follow the submission rules for the poster.

Now, obviously, we're trying to get new people to do these each year, so if you would like to volunteer and you have an idea for a theme, email it to me at the usual address (it's in my About section at the bottom of the post). I'm only accepting theme ideas from people who email, not from the comments, so if you have an idea make sure you email it.

I'm accepting theme ideas from today until the Jan 17th, so that's 2 weeks, and submissions for the poster should open on Feb 1st provided myself and the organiser have everything arranged.

HeroMachine Hall Of Fame – Enabler by JR19759

As is custom for the last several years in addition to the Hall Of Fame community Poll, the moderators all get a chance to add one entry into the HOF also and this one is mine!

Nominated By Kaldath

"Enabler" by JR19759

R.I.P Carrie Fisher

May the force be with her always.

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2016 Heromachine Hall Of Fame Poll

Well folks it is time for you to vote for entries into the HeroMachine Hall Of Fame. All of the entries on this poll was nominated by a member of this community and now it is time for YOU the Heromachine community to decide which FIVE ( 5 ) of these will be entered into the our hall of fame.

Here is how this works, below you will find a poll with 28 entries on it. You can vote for as many of the entries you like from 1 to all 28 of them however choose wisely for you will only be able to vote ONCE! This poll will close on December 31st at 11:59 PM Eastern (USA) time, at which time the Five entries with the most votes will have earned a spot into the hall of fame. In the event of a tie I will cast the deciding vote(s).

HMHOF Nominations are closed

The period for Heromachine Hall Of Fame Nominations is up and I am no longer accepting any more. I will have the poll up sometime tonight or tomorrow, Hall Of Fame

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Non-Spoiler Review

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Hey everybody! As promised, here is my review for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. After several conversations post-movie, on the drive home, at home, etc., I feel like I’ve had time to bring my thoughts together to into a review for all of you. I’m going to be keeping this absolutely spoiler-free as well, so read on without fear! I mean, if you want to go into this film completely blind, then maybe skip this for now (I understand, I try not to watch reviews for movies I want to see in theaters, especially if I’m going to review them). For those of you carrying on, let’s get right to it.

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No Trailers of the Week, but…

Hey everyone! As the title suggests, there's no trailer discussion this week. I only had three come down the pipeline anyway and that wasn't really enough to make Vol. 3. I am, however, out of town right now and will be seeing Rogue One: A Star Wars Story in about two hours. So instead expect a review for that either tonight or tomorrow, depending on when we get home. Hope everyone is having a great weekend!

Ending 12 Days Of Anime!

Hey Machiners, I am writing to let you all know that I have decided to end the 12 day of anime series. There are a couple reasons I decided on this. First I have some real bad weather rolling in for the weekend here and already I am in a great deal of pain because of it. The Bulging disc in my back combined with my normal weather related back issues is causing me no ends of trouble and I am having trouble thinking creatively in my current condition and my foot that I had surgery on hurts a bit tonight also!

Additionally I can see that the interest in these posts are just not there. No real interaction with Any of my Anime Talk posts in the last couple months, which is discouraging and makes me think that the small community of anime fans we used to have here have moved on to other things.  I may still post a few anime related articles over the next several days, but I will not be continuing the 12 day commitment.