CDC #368 – Team Building – Part 8 – Results

Honourable mentions this week go out to...

Kellkin - wonderrful costume and character description, and...

RobM - a very simple, but incredibly effective design.

Runner up this week goes to...

Blunt Object for this piece which is not only a beautiful design, but also a timely warning about Brons' true identity 🙂

And the win this week goes to...

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CDC #367 – Team Building – Part 7 – Prize for RobM

I am learning so much by doing these prizes each week. Plus it has gotten me back into Machining. Thanks so much folks. So for this week...

RobM's original Stormwing...

My take...

Hope you like it man! Cheers!

Caption Contest #120 Results

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

And your top 5 are:

Treasure Hunter: How do you win a caption contest? I don't nose.

Lady Amaranth: This is why we don't do human transmutations.

HerrD: Don’t eat captions. The FDA does not approve of ANY mutagenic substance.

HerrD: Her hobby, unusual cosmetic surgery, was a sore point.

A. Winters: Roy laughed so hard when he saw Ed’s botched plastic surgery.

But of course, there can only be one winner. And that person is....

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CDC #368 – Team Building – Part 8

The premise of this contest is that over the next number of weeks we will build a team of superheroes and a team of villains. Each week I will supply you with a role, name, or list of powers of one of the team members and you will use HM3 to create the character. The winner each week will win a version of their character created on HM by yours truly.

Your challenge this week is to design the villain Max Darque aka Maxsquerade. He carries a genetic mutation that has given him a completely featureless face (save for two black voids where his eyes would be, and a skeletal nose opening which allows him to breathe) which he can morph – including his body and voice - to visually and audibly impersonate anyone on earth.

*Note* As Max has no mouth opening, he cannot verbally communicate without morphing.

He also carries the ability to teleport.

Please follow the instructions below regarding the naming of entries.

Enter a 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, June 24th.

CDC #367 – Team Building – Part 7 – Results

Honourable mentions this week go out to...

Brons. I love the way you opted for a younger version, and the blue outline on the wings is very effective. And...

Ubiquitous Pixel for this unique take on the character, and far and away the most compelling back story.

Runner up this week goes out to Christi S. Very creative posing and moody colour palette.

And the win, and first two-time winner status goes to...

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CDC #367 – Team Building – Part 6 – Prize for Lady Amaranth

Lady Amaranth's original...

My take...

Hope you like it, and thanks for sharing your creativity with us!

Caption Contest #120

Ok guys, time for another caption contest. This week, I want you guys to come up with the best possible caption for this:

Everyone can have a maximum of 3 entries, entries must be in by next Wednesday (June 20th) and All Entries Must Be PG-13

10 Things at E3 That Caught My Attention (so far…)

Well E3 is upon us again, giving us a peek at what we have to look forward to in the gaming world. It's still going on, but here are ten things that have caught my attention so far. The bottom five are in no particular order, but the top 5 will be my top five and will count down to my favorite. Let's begin!

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CDC #367 – Team Building – Part 7

The premise of this contest is that over the next number of weeks we will build a team of superheroes and a team of villains. Each week I will supply you with a role, name, or list of powers of one of the team members and you will use HM3 to create the character. The winner each week will win a version of their character created on HM by yours truly.

Your challenge this week is to design the young hero Stormwing. He carries a genetic mutation that allows him to grow wings at will; wings that can produce lightning, seismic shocks, rain, ice, snow, wind as well as periods of total darkness. First recruited by Ages at 16 years old, Stormwing’s greatest challenge was learning to react out of duty, rather than out of rage.

Please follow the instructions below regarding the naming of entries.

Enter a 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, June 17th.

CDC #367 – Team Building – Part 6 – Results

I am so glad that this series of contests have been embraced by you folks. Another week of stellar entries.

Honourable mentions go out to...

 Son4...stunning job, and...

Ubiquitous Pixel..amazing pose and you provide us with another masterclass in creative posing and shading.

Runner up this week goes out to...

Calvary Red. This piece grew on me the more I looked at it. I never expected this feminine an approach to the character, but as it grew on me, it came damn close to winning.

And speaking if winning, the win this week goes to...

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