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The 30 Characters Challenge http://www.30characters.com Mon, 23 Jun 2014 18:54:48 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9.1 Pekka Matala – 30 Characters in 30 Days http://www.30characters.com/2014/04/30/pekka-matala-30-characters-in-30-days/ http://www.30characters.com/2014/04/30/pekka-matala-30-characters-in-30-days/#comments Wed, 30 Apr 2014 14:31:56 +0000 http://www.30characters.com/?p=35285 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30

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Joseph Trahan – 30 Characters 2013 http://www.30characters.com/2013/12/10/joseph-trahan-30-characters-2013/ http://www.30characters.com/2013/12/10/joseph-trahan-30-characters-2013/#comments Tue, 10 Dec 2013 15:37:21 +0000 http://www.30characters.com/?p=35237 Day1 Day2 Day3 Day4

 

Day5 Day6 Day7 Day8

Day9 Day10 Day11 Day12

Day13 Day14 Day15 Day16

Day17 Day20 Day18 Day19 

Day22 Day21 Day23 Day24

Day25 Day26 Day27 Day28

 

A bit late on the summary, but here are my 2013 stats: 10 ladies, 20 guys (same as last year… hmmm…). Just 5 of the anthropomorphic animal-types (including the fire salamander), and (arguably) 12 normal-looking human characters. I was able keep all 30 in a contained fantasy story this year, including 10 avatar characters. My secret theme this year was martial arts characters of which there were 5 (karate or kung fu), and one afro kid who’s moving his arms like tai chi.

My goal for this year was to keep it all in that one world, and I drew a lot of my inspiration from playing Magic the Gathering with my friends, or playing Diablo with my girlfriend. Thanks everyone for the help, patience and inspiration.

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#29 and #30 Cage and Bird http://www.30characters.com/2013/12/06/29-and-30-cage-and-bird/ http://www.30characters.com/2013/12/06/29-and-30-cage-and-bird/#comments Fri, 06 Dec 2013 18:22:11 +0000 http://www.30characters.com/?p=35231 2013 Day 29-30

My final work containing two characters.

Cage and bird look like two different beings but they are the same.

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#28 Royal Lady http://www.30characters.com/2013/12/06/28-royal-lady/ http://www.30characters.com/2013/12/06/28-royal-lady/#comments Fri, 06 Dec 2013 18:19:14 +0000 http://www.30characters.com/?p=35229 2013 Day 28

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#27 Royal Fighter http://www.30characters.com/2013/12/06/27-royal-fighter/ http://www.30characters.com/2013/12/06/27-royal-fighter/#comments Fri, 06 Dec 2013 18:18:11 +0000 http://www.30characters.com/?p=35227 2013 Day 27

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#26 Pilot Maddy http://www.30characters.com/2013/12/06/26-pilot-maddy/ http://www.30characters.com/2013/12/06/26-pilot-maddy/#comments Fri, 06 Dec 2013 18:17:18 +0000 http://www.30characters.com/?p=35225 2013 Day 26

Maddy likes to fly and she designes new flying machines all the time. Unfortunally does her family not like her passion so she has to conceal some of her inventions in her dresses and accessories.

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#25 Marena http://www.30characters.com/2013/12/06/25-marena/ http://www.30characters.com/2013/12/06/25-marena/#comments Fri, 06 Dec 2013 18:14:49 +0000 http://www.30characters.com/?p=35223 2013 Day 25

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#24 Magdalene http://www.30characters.com/2013/12/06/24-magdalene/ http://www.30characters.com/2013/12/06/24-magdalene/#comments Fri, 06 Dec 2013 18:12:50 +0000 http://www.30characters.com/?p=35221 2013 Day 24

OK, this one is a strange one. She is a yellow bunny with wings. ;)

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#23 Smoke http://www.30characters.com/2013/12/06/23-smoke/ http://www.30characters.com/2013/12/06/23-smoke/#comments Fri, 06 Dec 2013 18:11:27 +0000 http://www.30characters.com/?p=35219 2013 Day 23

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#22 Summer Breeze http://www.30characters.com/2013/12/06/22-summer-breeze/ http://www.30characters.com/2013/12/06/22-summer-breeze/#comments Fri, 06 Dec 2013 18:10:12 +0000 http://www.30characters.com/?p=35217 2013 Day 22

If the summer breeze could take a form…

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All 30 Characters Ruben Kaae http://www.30characters.com/2013/12/05/all-30-characters-ruben-kaae/ http://www.30characters.com/2013/12/05/all-30-characters-ruben-kaae/#comments Thu, 05 Dec 2013 18:36:50 +0000 http://www.30characters.com/?p=35214 30

 

This is all the 30 character I did for this years challenge, its was a lot of fun to participate.
I experimented a lot with different types of techniques in my illustration approach.

This is the last year I’m participating the 30 character challenge, it’s my 3 attempt and its was a blast.
If you want too see more of my work, you can follow me here

Blog:http://rubenkaae.blogspot.dk/

Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/ruben.kaae

 

Everybody take care now and keep drawing:)

Ruben Kaae signing off….:)

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Alex Holt – Challenge Completed http://www.30characters.com/2013/12/03/alex-holt-challenge-completed/ http://www.30characters.com/2013/12/03/alex-holt-challenge-completed/#comments Wed, 04 Dec 2013 02:24:36 +0000 http://www.30characters.com/?p=35212  

 

 

I have to say, this year didn’t exactly go according to plan – after a fairly decent start I ended up being distracted from the challenge for the best part of the rest of the month, culminating in me doing 12 rushed characters in the space of probably a little over 2 days.  Art quality suffered severely as a result.  I found that villains are a lot harder to come up with than heroes for me, and that setting myself a time limit for this tends to result in images I’m not happy with because since the first time I completed the challenge 2 years ago I’ve been doing more full paintings and less speed paints, so my timing is off for the latter.  I’ll probably go back to some of the more interesting characters later and render them up properly with the time they need.

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Donald Poquiz – 30 Characters in 30 Days http://www.30characters.com/2013/12/03/donald-poquiz-30-characters-in-30-days/ http://www.30characters.com/2013/12/03/donald-poquiz-30-characters-in-30-days/#comments Tue, 03 Dec 2013 09:06:35 +0000 http://www.30characters.com/?p=35179 thumb01-2013thumb02-2013thumb03-2013thumb04-2013thumb05-2013thumb06-2013thumb07-2013thumb08-2013thumb09-2013thumb10-2013thumb11-2013thumb12-2013thumb13-2013thumb14-2013thumb15-2013thumb16-2013thumb17-2013thumb18-2013thumb19-2013thumb20-2013thumb21-2013thumb22-2013thumb23-2013thumb24-2013thumb25-2013thumb26-2013thumb27-2013thumb28-2013thumb29-2013thumb30-2013

 

The challenge has been fun and I had forgotten how grueling it can be to get a character out every day. Thanks to everyone who’ve shown some interest in some of these characters, some of them will be fleshed out some more in some future creations.

Thanks to Tyler for keeping this event going.

 

Here is the link to see all the characters I have created related to every year of my participation: My Characters

My current on-going comic project that posts weekly can be found at Marriage & Laughter, stop by and leave a comment.

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#29 & 30 – Ed and Lace http://www.30characters.com/2013/12/02/29-30-ed-and-lace/ http://www.30characters.com/2013/12/02/29-30-ed-and-lace/#comments Tue, 03 Dec 2013 04:03:20 +0000 http://www.30characters.com/?p=35177 These are two wolf people from a tech-reliant tribe opposed to Remy and Romulus’ tribes.  The bulky one’s Ed and the smaller one’s Lace, both part of an offense team from the  tribe.

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#28 The Talker http://www.30characters.com/2013/12/02/28-the-talker/ http://www.30characters.com/2013/12/02/28-the-talker/#comments Tue, 03 Dec 2013 03:58:52 +0000 http://www.30characters.com/?p=35175 A bit late, here’s The Talker, a super-villain who manipulates people and things with his words.

Talky

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#8-14 http://www.30characters.com/2013/12/02/8-14/ http://www.30characters.com/2013/12/02/8-14/#comments Mon, 02 Dec 2013 22:58:33 +0000 http://www.30characters.com/?p=35163 Not enough time! I had preliminary sketches for about 6 more, but are too far behind. I thought I’d put up the remaining sketches up even though not put into the computer:

moonman penguinknight reynold chiara ce  timetraveller tortoise

 

10. Is a heat/fire emitting fox.

11. Chiara is a female gondelea(?) in Venice of which there are only two, she is also a P.I. using her connections and ease of travel.

12. Is a nomadic engineer who incorporates earthly solutions.

13. Is a time traveler, she is a medic and biochemist who travels through time to find cures in tough terrain throughout time.

 

That’s all I’ve managed in my first year – I’ll try next year, and will probably work on all these characters beyond! :)

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#30 Firefighter Medic http://www.30characters.com/2013/12/02/30-firefighter-medic/ http://www.30characters.com/2013/12/02/30-firefighter-medic/#comments Mon, 02 Dec 2013 16:50:41 +0000 http://www.30characters.com/?p=35159 30Characters_2013_30_FirefighterMedic

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Day 29: YMCA Karate http://www.30characters.com/2013/12/02/day-29-ymca-karate/ http://www.30characters.com/2013/12/02/day-29-ymca-karate/#comments Mon, 02 Dec 2013 16:07:59 +0000 http://www.30characters.com/?p=35157 30Characters_2013_29_YMCAKarate

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#28 Shopper http://www.30characters.com/2013/12/02/28-shopper/ http://www.30characters.com/2013/12/02/28-shopper/#comments Mon, 02 Dec 2013 15:14:57 +0000 http://www.30characters.com/?p=35156 30Characters_2013_28_Shopper

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Challenge Complete – Links to all images http://www.30characters.com/2013/12/01/challenge-complete-links-to-all-images/ http://www.30characters.com/2013/12/01/challenge-complete-links-to-all-images/#comments Mon, 02 Dec 2013 04:05:25 +0000 http://www.30characters.com/?p=35112 Click thumbnails to see full sized images

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#30.) That Thing http://www.30characters.com/2013/12/01/30-that-thing/ http://www.30characters.com/2013/12/01/30-that-thing/#comments Mon, 02 Dec 2013 01:46:36 +0000 http://www.30characters.com/?p=35110 30characters30If this creature likes you, it will silently follow and just stare at you. It is not aware that most people find this behavior creepy.

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#29.) Spider Cat http://www.30characters.com/2013/12/01/29-spider-cat/ http://www.30characters.com/2013/12/01/29-spider-cat/#comments Mon, 02 Dec 2013 01:44:22 +0000 http://www.30characters.com/?p=35107 30characters29 Is it cute or terrifying?

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#28.) Lira Abernath http://www.30characters.com/2013/12/01/28-lira-abernath/ http://www.30characters.com/2013/12/01/28-lira-abernath/#comments Mon, 02 Dec 2013 01:42:56 +0000 http://www.30characters.com/?p=35105 30characters28I’m determined to finish this!

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Bianca Calvo – 30 Characters in 30 Days http://www.30characters.com/2013/12/01/bianca-calvo-30-characters-in-30-days/ http://www.30characters.com/2013/12/01/bianca-calvo-30-characters-in-30-days/#comments Sun, 01 Dec 2013 22:22:21 +0000 http://www.30characters.com/?p=35072 30charas2013 thumb day0130charas2013 thumb day02 30charas2013 thumb day0330charas2013 thumb day0430charas2013 thumb day05

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Everyone’s daily posts encouraged me to keep drawing even if I fell far behind, so thank you.  I got to experiment with color palettes and concepts I otherwise wouldn’t use this challenge.  These are precious seeds that can grow into something later.  Also, I’m happy to have talked to some new people and made some friends this year.  Congrats to everyone who completed the challenge!

‘Til next challenge, then! Meanwhile, I’ll keep posting on my sketchblog over here.

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Post 30 Days Thumbnail Gallery for John Tompkins, aka captblitzdawg http://www.30characters.com/2013/12/01/post-30-days-thumbnail-gallery-for-john-tompkins-aka-captblitzdawg/ http://www.30characters.com/2013/12/01/post-30-days-thumbnail-gallery-for-john-tompkins-aka-captblitzdawg/#comments Sun, 01 Dec 2013 20:11:19 +0000 http://www.30characters.com/?p=35069 30 days challenge board

 

It wasn’t easy with the holidays, full-time job and full-time family and all kinds of computer issues, but I finished the challenge on time yesterday or the second year in a row. I didn’t get all the pics colored like I would want and I may go back and re-edit those posts. It was fun and I look forward to next year! Thanks.

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Joyce Ann (InkGizmo) Martin 2013 Summary! http://www.30characters.com/2013/12/01/joyce-ann-inkgizmo-martin-2013-summary/ http://www.30characters.com/2013/12/01/joyce-ann-inkgizmo-martin-2013-summary/#comments Sun, 01 Dec 2013 18:00:07 +0000 http://www.30characters.com/?p=34851 If thumbnails aren’t your thing, you can check out the blog post archive of my entire run of 30 Characters in 30 Days 2013 here.

                             

I am happy to have succeeded in my first year as a challenger! I used 2013 as a month of no-pressure discovery by exploring subjects that I like while experimenting with my method. Along the way I ended up developing some good time-management habits for sure! It also left me anxious to start storytelling again, which was an interesting and encouraging feeling. It’ll be fun to look back on this set next year!

If you liked my work, more of my illustrations and visual musings can be found on my blog: http://blog.inkgizmo.com
You can connect with me on Twitter, Tumblr, and Facebook.

Cheers and congratulations to all participants!

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#27.) Lugger http://www.30characters.com/2013/12/01/27-lugger/ http://www.30characters.com/2013/12/01/27-lugger/#comments Sun, 01 Dec 2013 09:53:34 +0000 http://www.30characters.com/?p=35063 30characters27 Lugger is a minotaur. Unlike his more vicious brethren, though, he tends to be a lazy beast. He’s mostly content to lounge around in the center of his Labyrinth smoking his cigarettes and watching T.V. all day. In fact, most people are more likely to be killed by Lugger’s Labyrinth then they are to killed by Lugger himself.

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#26.) Delilah the Dust Fairy http://www.30characters.com/2013/12/01/26-delilah-the-dust-fairy/ http://www.30characters.com/2013/12/01/26-delilah-the-dust-fairy/#comments Sun, 01 Dec 2013 09:49:59 +0000 http://www.30characters.com/?p=35061 30characters26 Delilah’s job in the fairy world is to spread dust to wherever it is needed. She is often annoyed that most people don’t appreciate her art of dust spreading.

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#25.) Albert Albertson http://www.30characters.com/2013/12/01/25-albert-albertson/ http://www.30characters.com/2013/12/01/25-albert-albertson/#comments Sun, 01 Dec 2013 09:47:15 +0000 http://www.30characters.com/?p=35059 30characters25 Most people, upon hearing Albert Albertson’s name, laugh at how silly his name sounds. When they meet Albert face-to-face, though, the humor surrounding his name quickly becomes a non-issue.

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#24.) The Business Lich http://www.30characters.com/2013/12/01/24-the-business-lich/ http://www.30characters.com/2013/12/01/24-the-business-lich/#comments Sun, 01 Dec 2013 09:43:29 +0000 http://www.30characters.com/?p=35056 30characters24 Grigoroff the Great and Terrible was a powerful sorcerer who had turned himself into a lich for the sake of immortality. Unfortunately with the advancement in technology over the years, Griforoff found that his power in arcane magic became less and less relevant in the modern world. He eventually resigned himself to being an accountant. He’s now known as Greg the Business Lich.

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#23.) Minnow & Jiblet http://www.30characters.com/2013/12/01/23-minnow-jiblet/ http://www.30characters.com/2013/12/01/23-minnow-jiblet/#comments Sun, 01 Dec 2013 09:37:33 +0000 http://www.30characters.com/?p=35054 30characters23Gah! I’ve been caught up in Thanksgiving, Black Friday, doctor’s appointments and other art projects, so I’ve kind of lost track of this past week.

Anyway, Caleb “Minnow” Jimms is the son of renowned biologist George Caleb Jimms II.His best friend is a panther named Jiblet, who was rescued as a cub and hand-raised by George. The two often venture into the jungle and fight the evils of poaching.

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30- Dumptruck http://www.30characters.com/2013/12/01/30-dumptruck/ http://www.30characters.com/2013/12/01/30-dumptruck/#comments Sun, 01 Dec 2013 08:23:42 +0000 http://www.30characters.com/?p=35050 30- Dumptruck

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29- U-Skannit Unit http://www.30characters.com/2013/12/01/29-u-skannit-unit/ http://www.30characters.com/2013/12/01/29-u-skannit-unit/#comments Sun, 01 Dec 2013 08:23:33 +0000 http://www.30characters.com/?p=35049 29- USkannit

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25 to 28- The Redfield Raccoons http://www.30characters.com/2013/12/01/25-to-28-the-redfield-raccoons/ http://www.30characters.com/2013/12/01/25-to-28-the-redfield-raccoons/#comments Sun, 01 Dec 2013 08:21:50 +0000 http://www.30characters.com/?p=35044 25 to 28- RedfieldRaccoons

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24- The Crimson Crusader http://www.30characters.com/2013/12/01/24-the-crimson-crusader/ http://www.30characters.com/2013/12/01/24-the-crimson-crusader/#comments Sun, 01 Dec 2013 08:21:40 +0000 http://www.30characters.com/?p=35043 24- CrimsonCrusader

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23- Ashton Maxwells http://www.30characters.com/2013/12/01/23-ashton-maxwells/ http://www.30characters.com/2013/12/01/23-ashton-maxwells/#comments Sun, 01 Dec 2013 08:21:27 +0000 http://www.30characters.com/?p=35042 23- AshtonMaxwells

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22- Clifford Rogers http://www.30characters.com/2013/12/01/22-clifford-rogers/ http://www.30characters.com/2013/12/01/22-clifford-rogers/#comments Sun, 01 Dec 2013 08:19:19 +0000 http://www.30characters.com/?p=35038 22- CliffordRogers

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21- Pauline McCrey http://www.30characters.com/2013/12/01/21-pauline-mccrey/ http://www.30characters.com/2013/12/01/21-pauline-mccrey/#comments Sun, 01 Dec 2013 08:18:40 +0000 http://www.30characters.com/?p=35037 21- PaulineMcCrey

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20- Jebediah Stone http://www.30characters.com/2013/12/01/20-jebediah-stone/ http://www.30characters.com/2013/12/01/20-jebediah-stone/#comments Sun, 01 Dec 2013 08:18:35 +0000 http://www.30characters.com/?p=35036 20- Jebediah Stone

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19- Hamborg 9000 http://www.30characters.com/2013/12/01/19-hamborg-9000/ http://www.30characters.com/2013/12/01/19-hamborg-9000/#comments Sun, 01 Dec 2013 08:16:18 +0000 http://www.30characters.com/?p=35034 19- Hamborg9000

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18- FlashClaw http://www.30characters.com/2013/12/01/18-flashclaw/ http://www.30characters.com/2013/12/01/18-flashclaw/#comments Sun, 01 Dec 2013 08:15:59 +0000 http://www.30characters.com/?p=35032 18- FlashClaw

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17- Nyaang the LitterBender http://www.30characters.com/2013/12/01/17-nyaang-the-litterbender/ http://www.30characters.com/2013/12/01/17-nyaang-the-litterbender/#comments Sun, 01 Dec 2013 08:15:50 +0000 http://www.30characters.com/?p=35030 17- Nyaang Litterbender

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15 and 16- Wildmouse and E-Ticket http://www.30characters.com/2013/12/01/15-and-16-wildmouse-and-e-ticket/ http://www.30characters.com/2013/12/01/15-and-16-wildmouse-and-e-ticket/#comments Sun, 01 Dec 2013 08:13:54 +0000 http://www.30characters.com/?p=35026 15 and 16- Wildmouse and E-ticket

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14- Gene Rogers http://www.30characters.com/2013/12/01/14-gene-rogers/ http://www.30characters.com/2013/12/01/14-gene-rogers/#comments Sun, 01 Dec 2013 08:13:32 +0000 http://www.30characters.com/?p=35025 14- Gene Rogers

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13- The Reckoner http://www.30characters.com/2013/12/01/13-the-reckoner/ http://www.30characters.com/2013/12/01/13-the-reckoner/#comments Sun, 01 Dec 2013 08:11:56 +0000 http://www.30characters.com/?p=35024 13- TheReckoner

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day 25 – Jabbernowl http://www.30characters.com/2013/12/01/day-25-jabbernowl/ http://www.30characters.com/2013/12/01/day-25-jabbernowl/#comments Sun, 01 Dec 2013 06:58:42 +0000 http://www.30characters.com/?p=35020 day 25 - Jabbernowl 001

The Jabbernowl. as I see it, a cross between an owl and a donkey. Another term used in W.C. Field’s movie “The Bank Dick” (1940) and refers to a person who is a “blockhead”. The term seems to have been traced to Francois Rabelais’ “Gargantuan and Pantagruel” from 1532 and refers to a person with a large and misshapen head. The concertina? Well, he likes a funky polka beat. (dead computer = unfinished and uncolored – with this one I bow out say I am done after a long couple of days trying to get my computer fixed – the rest are all really rough sketches)

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day 24 – Ukluk Hahn http://www.30characters.com/2013/12/01/day-24-ukluk-hahn/ http://www.30characters.com/2013/12/01/day-24-ukluk-hahn/#comments Sun, 01 Dec 2013 06:47:17 +0000 http://www.30characters.com/?p=35018 day 24 - Ukluk Hahn 001A Polar Bear shaman, Guardian of the Spirits whose souls are trapped between life and death in the realm of the Northern Lights. (dead computer = unfinished and uncolored)

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day 23 – Fighter X http://www.30characters.com/2013/12/01/day-22-fighter-x/ http://www.30characters.com/2013/12/01/day-22-fighter-x/#comments Sun, 01 Dec 2013 06:37:23 +0000 http://www.30characters.com/?p=35015 day 23 - Fighter X RoboGames 001Fighter X of the Dyna League All Stars RoboTerra Games of 2057, 147 feet tall (dead computer = no coloring, unfinished character)

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Day 22 – Elder Agamorph http://www.30characters.com/2013/12/01/day-22-elder-agamorph/ http://www.30characters.com/2013/12/01/day-22-elder-agamorph/#comments Sun, 01 Dec 2013 06:29:23 +0000 http://www.30characters.com/?p=35010 day 22 - Elder AgamorphAn Elder Librarian of the Agomorphs, a race of beings made of liquid rock and crystal. He is the keeper of his tribes role of ancestors, the Tomes of Aaz-Ur of the linage of Tyrek. (my computer with Photoshop died yesterday so I’m just scanning these last few characters in uncolored)

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Day 21 – King Slugwort http://www.30characters.com/2013/12/01/day-21-king-slugwort/ http://www.30characters.com/2013/12/01/day-21-king-slugwort/#comments Sun, 01 Dec 2013 06:14:29 +0000 http://www.30characters.com/?p=35007 day 21 - King Slugwort 001King Slugwort of the Elanthi. on his throne of roots and twigs in his mud-encrusted underground palace.

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Robert McKeone – 30 Characters in 30 Days 2013 – Mischief Managed! http://www.30characters.com/2013/12/01/robert-mckeone-30-characters-in-30-days-2013-mischief-managed/ http://www.30characters.com/2013/12/01/robert-mckeone-30-characters-in-30-days-2013-mischief-managed/#comments Sun, 01 Dec 2013 05:46:39 +0000 http://www.30characters.com/?p=34974 "Daddy's Girl""Tiny" "Lord Resbow" "Danny" "Drew Fuss"

"Edami""Shroomz" "Abbrah" "Larry the Lumberjack" "Fraelyn"

"Pandamonium" "Karlynn""Bandit" "ST-4PH" "The Judge"

"Willy Appleworm" "Tim"  "Puffligeon" "The Littlest Viking""Big Cheeze"

"Louie Leprechaun" "Henry" "Aylxa""Olaf" "Ninja Camel"

"Thea" "Uhngha" "Cletus" "Black Friday" "Wee-Wee"

Though the server time for this challenge is set for “Eastern United States”… I live on the West Coast, so, it was still November 30th when I posted my last (and this) entry, thus successfully completing this years 30 Characters Challenge.  Woohoo!  But if it weren’t for deadlines, nothing would ever get done… am I right?

This year,  I tried to push the “quality” as much as the default quantity.  I wanted each character to match an overall style, and I’d like to think I was quite successful in that, even though I wasn’t entirely sure what that style was gonna be when I started.  There were a lot more animals and creatures this year than I thought there would be.  Was kinda interesting seeing that unfold.  I would also occasionally look back at my entries from 2011, and I must say, I see some growth… which is awesome!

It was a blast seeing some contestants from previous years continuing in the challenge, as well as seeing some new blood, my hats off to all who attempted it.  I’ve got a couple ideas for next years challenge if I participate… but I’ll have to wait til next year to see if I follow through with any of them, or something completely different.

Until then… cheers!

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#30 Nikiphoros http://www.30characters.com/2013/12/01/30-nikiphoros/ http://www.30characters.com/2013/12/01/30-nikiphoros/#comments Sun, 01 Dec 2013 05:21:40 +0000 http://www.30characters.com/?p=34863 2013-11 30charas 15 mini

A holy knight charged with gathering lost artifacts.

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#30 – Wee-Wee http://www.30characters.com/2013/12/01/30-wee-wee/ http://www.30characters.com/2013/12/01/30-wee-wee/#comments Sun, 01 Dec 2013 05:02:35 +0000 http://www.30characters.com/?p=34972 Wee-Wee

This little piggy… went home.

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Tim’s (in)Complete 2013 http://www.30characters.com/2013/11/30/30-characters-2013/ http://www.30characters.com/2013/11/30/30-characters-2013/#comments Sun, 01 Dec 2013 04:40:18 +0000 http://www.30characters.com/?p=34970 30 Complete Template

I haven’t been able to keep up with an avalanche of crazy things but it was fun. It isn’t complete, but there’s always next year!

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Day 13 —> Day 25 http://www.30characters.com/2013/11/30/day-13-day-25/ http://www.30characters.com/2013/11/30/day-13-day-25/#comments Sun, 01 Dec 2013 04:36:46 +0000 http://www.30characters.com/?p=34969 #21 Jiji the Jellyfish

#20 Armani the Armadillo Lizard

#19 Kwami the Quokka

#18 Braxton the Bunny

#17 Jack the Kangaroo

#16 Tommy the Turtle

#15 Fenny the Fennec Fox

#14 Sir Basker the Dog

#13 Harold & Henry the Hippopotamuses

#26 Timmi Admitting Defeat!

#25 Anthony the Ant Trainer

#24 SY the OC

#23 Timmi the Late Guest

#22 Kimchi the Clumsy Ninja

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Day 30 – Galactic Sentry http://www.30characters.com/2013/11/30/day-30-galactic-sentry/ http://www.30characters.com/2013/11/30/day-30-galactic-sentry/#comments Sun, 01 Dec 2013 04:23:07 +0000 http://www.30characters.com/?p=34953 Galactic-Sentry

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Day 29 – Man Hunter http://www.30characters.com/2013/11/30/day-29-man-hunter/ http://www.30characters.com/2013/11/30/day-29-man-hunter/#comments Sun, 01 Dec 2013 04:22:16 +0000 http://www.30characters.com/?p=34951 Man-Hunter

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Day 28 – KingsMan http://www.30characters.com/2013/11/30/day-28-kingsman/ http://www.30characters.com/2013/11/30/day-28-kingsman/#comments Sun, 01 Dec 2013 04:21:23 +0000 http://www.30characters.com/?p=34949 Kingsman

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Day 27 – Emperor Bot http://www.30characters.com/2013/11/30/day-27-emperor-bot/ http://www.30characters.com/2013/11/30/day-27-emperor-bot/#comments Sun, 01 Dec 2013 04:20:33 +0000 http://www.30characters.com/?p=34947 Emperor_Bot

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Day 26 – SteamPunk Jane http://www.30characters.com/2013/11/30/day-26-steampunk-jane/ http://www.30characters.com/2013/11/30/day-26-steampunk-jane/#comments Sun, 01 Dec 2013 04:19:29 +0000 http://www.30characters.com/?p=34881 SteamPunkJane

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Day 30 – Ms. Mask http://www.30characters.com/2013/11/30/day-30-ms-mask/ http://www.30characters.com/2013/11/30/day-30-ms-mask/#comments Sun, 01 Dec 2013 04:14:59 +0000 http://www.30characters.com/?p=34942 Ms. Mask is a mysterious person of unknown origin.  She has cuts all over her body and always wears a mask (probably to cover scars on her face).  The mask is also broken, suggesting she has been in many fights after she put on the mask.  No one has actually seen her fight, but everyone is afraid of her.  What is her secret?  We may never know.

 

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#29 – Black Friday http://www.30characters.com/2013/11/30/29-black-friday/ http://www.30characters.com/2013/11/30/29-black-friday/#comments Sun, 01 Dec 2013 04:08:56 +0000 http://www.30characters.com/?p=34944 Black Friday

What started off as a simple day to get a bunch of Christmas shopping done and save some money in the process, soon began to grow and grow…  Little did financial-minded retailers knew they were giving birth to an entity that would soon consume the nation and even the world.  Black Friday has grown out of control… it now overshadows the holiday of Thanksgiving and turns even the sanest of people into monsters who will do anything (even kill innocent people) in their quest to snag a bargain.  Can anything stop Black Friday… or is it too late for that?

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Earth Mother http://www.30characters.com/2013/11/30/earth-mother/ http://www.30characters.com/2013/11/30/earth-mother/#comments Sun, 01 Dec 2013 04:02:18 +0000 http://www.30characters.com/?p=34454 Character 30 Earth Mother

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#30 – The Unscribe http://www.30characters.com/2013/11/30/30-the-unscribe/ http://www.30characters.com/2013/11/30/30-the-unscribe/#comments Sun, 01 Dec 2013 03:31:59 +0000 http://www.30characters.com/?p=34935 30unscribe

 

An ancient creature whose pen can manipulate the memories of everyone in existence…  Full text to be included later.

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#29 – Doctor Agar http://www.30characters.com/2013/11/30/29-doctor-agar/ http://www.30characters.com/2013/11/30/29-doctor-agar/#comments Sun, 01 Dec 2013 03:29:45 +0000 http://www.30characters.com/?p=34933 29doctoragar

 

A former quirky Silver-age villain, now working as a biological weapon creator for the US military.  Full text to be included later.

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FRED_END http://www.30characters.com/2013/11/30/fred_end/ http://www.30characters.com/2013/11/30/fred_end/#comments Sun, 01 Dec 2013 03:29:40 +0000 http://www.30characters.com/?p=34888 FT_01FT_02FT_03FT_04FT_05FT_06FT_07FT_08FT_09 FT_10 FT_11  FT_12FT_13FT_14 FT_15FT_16FT_17FT_18FT_19 FT_20  FT_21    FT_22FT_23FT_24FT_25FT_26  FT_27FT_28FT_29FT_30

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#28 – Chimera VII http://www.30characters.com/2013/11/30/28-chimera-vii/ http://www.30characters.com/2013/11/30/28-chimera-vii/#comments Sun, 01 Dec 2013 03:27:20 +0000 http://www.30characters.com/?p=34930 28assembledmech

 

A Mech built from parts lost from others during battles and used to commit crimes.  Full text to be added later.

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#27 – The Mymistan Mammoth http://www.30characters.com/2013/11/30/27-the-mymistan-mammoth/ http://www.30characters.com/2013/11/30/27-the-mymistan-mammoth/#comments Sun, 01 Dec 2013 03:24:46 +0000 http://www.30characters.com/?p=34928 27mammoth

 

An Immortal, Indestructible Mammoth used as a weapon by many generations of the same family.  Full text to be added later.

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#26 – The Trianglist http://www.30characters.com/2013/11/30/26-the-trianglist/ http://www.30characters.com/2013/11/30/26-the-trianglist/#comments Sun, 01 Dec 2013 03:22:49 +0000 http://www.30characters.com/?p=34926 26trianglist

A man who combined his families profession as almost superhuman martial artist assassins, with his own person desire to be a professional classical percussionist.  Full text to be a added later.

 

 

 

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#25 – Alice Remillard http://www.30characters.com/2013/11/30/25-alice-remillard/ http://www.30characters.com/2013/11/30/25-alice-remillard/#comments Sun, 01 Dec 2013 03:19:24 +0000 http://www.30characters.com/?p=34924 25tactician

 

A highly intelligent Lady whose hobby is planning elaborate high stakes crimes.  Full text to come later.

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#28 – Cletus http://www.30characters.com/2013/11/30/28-cletus/ http://www.30characters.com/2013/11/30/28-cletus/#comments Sun, 01 Dec 2013 03:16:48 +0000 http://www.30characters.com/?p=34889 Cletus

The real reason why Santa didn’t want to go out in the storm in the story of Rudolph wasn’t entirely because of the storm… it was because the last time the snow was storming that hard… Santa accidentally took Donner’s cousin, Cletus, out into the Christmas Eve night sky…  And let’s just say Cletus is a little bit more than… “special”.  Things happened that night…

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#24 – Solomon Rivers http://www.30characters.com/2013/11/30/24-solomon-rivers/ http://www.30characters.com/2013/11/30/24-solomon-rivers/#comments Sun, 01 Dec 2013 03:16:17 +0000 http://www.30characters.com/?p=34898 24gangster

 

A Gangster who deals everyday earth substances to other sentient species for whom they have somewhat stronger effects.  Full text to come later.

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#23 – Gnomdar the Barbarin http://www.30characters.com/2013/11/30/23-gnomdar-the-barbarin/ http://www.30characters.com/2013/11/30/23-gnomdar-the-barbarin/#comments Sun, 01 Dec 2013 03:13:58 +0000 http://www.30characters.com/?p=34886 23gnomdar

 

A force of destruction who brings chaos and death in his wake.  Who is also a 3 inch high gnome who can’t even spell his own name…  Full text to come later.

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#22 – Victor http://www.30characters.com/2013/11/30/22-victor/ http://www.30characters.com/2013/11/30/22-victor/#comments Sun, 01 Dec 2013 03:10:16 +0000 http://www.30characters.com/?p=34883 22superhero

During the years leading up to World War II, Clarence Norfolk, a teenager who had grown up on a farm in rural Alabama had gone to a travelling science fair that was visiting his local town, and in accordance with expectations, an accident while unloading two sets of equipment that modern Health and Safety Standards wouldn’t allow within fifty miles of each other, Clarence was bombarded with strange energy pulses.  Predictably these left him with incredible powers – flight, incredible strength and toughness and energy beams that he could emit from his hands.  During World War II he proved himself again and again under the code name Victor, gaining just about every medal you could conceive of.  He came back from Europe a hero. It was not to last.

A last power slowly became apparent – eternal youth.  But for a child bought up in the backwaters of rural 1930′s America, this proved as much as curse as a blessing. He found himself uncomfortable with increasing levels of acceptance to communities that in his day had been mistrusted – the Black Community, other Religions, Women’s Rights and the Gay Rights movement were all things which he found difficult to reconcile – but it was his association with the McCarthyist Communist Witch-Hunts of the 50s proved his most famous legacy as on government instruction he brutally beat down an alleged Communist Sympathizing superheroine in a pitched battle through the streets of Washington DC.

He increasingly clung to government as a form of moral guidance on subjects, but after nearly provoking Nuclear War during the later stages of the Cold War, he was locked in a specially designed prison beneath a mountain where his energy was drained to keep him safe while powering America.  However, in recent years it seems his powers have been getting more potent to compensate, and the base now requires constant upgrades to keep up within the energy he produces.

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#21 – Perseus Intailio http://www.30characters.com/2013/11/30/21-perseus-intailio/ http://www.30characters.com/2013/11/30/21-perseus-intailio/#comments Sun, 01 Dec 2013 03:08:23 +0000 http://www.30characters.com/?p=34880 21pintail

 

Perseus Intalio, often referred to as “Pintail” is one of the world’s richest men and frequent opponent of Rutherford Duckworth III.  Born into a very wealthy family, but largely ignored by his parents at the expense of his two older siblings, young Perseus was entrepreneurial from a young age.  He developed a taste for the most expensive things in life, and his wealth always ensured he got them.   Known for his extravagant parties, some of which spent thousands per person attending he quickly discovered that people shared his tastes for the finer things in life, and were looking for someone willing to pay people to get them.  Essentially, Perseus for exorbitant fees will find provide any object desired for a person, regardless of the seeming impossibility of acquiring it.

His most famous job was stealing the Empire State building, and it was only returned after a climatic rapier vs. umbrella duel atop the highest point of the building, with Rutherford Duckworth only just prevailing.  Still, his incredible and ever increasing wealth makes him all but unstoppable as his ability to acquire desirable objects is second only to his ability to seed corruption…

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#20 – Psirocusis http://www.30characters.com/2013/11/30/20-psirocusis/ http://www.30characters.com/2013/11/30/20-psirocusis/#comments Sun, 01 Dec 2013 03:04:58 +0000 http://www.30characters.com/?p=34877 20dragon

 

Rift Dragons are an ancient Breed who live in the deeps of the oceans where sunlight has never been – they often reach great ages, and collect their hordes from treasures that fall to the seabeds.  Like all Dragons, they covet power, but unlike most other species are a bit more tactful than “swoop overhead and set everything on fire”.  Psirocusis particularly has had great success – by selling off most of his horde he was able to have massive tracts of lands bought on his behalf, and instead of a static horde, he now has his land, be it oilfields or low rent old apartments fleeced for every penny they have, calculated in the cold cruel way of dragons…

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#19 – Pine Blue http://www.30characters.com/2013/11/30/19-pine-blue/ http://www.30characters.com/2013/11/30/19-pine-blue/#comments Sun, 01 Dec 2013 02:59:34 +0000 http://www.30characters.com/?p=34875 19monstercatcher

 

Pine Blue is by all accounts the single biggest poacher in the multiverse – he is a pan dimensional traveller who has dedicated his life to catching every single species of animal in the strange Voxelcube technology of his home dimension.  However, having caught every single Earth species in his own dimension he has begun to travel through the multiverse to go even further – quite frequently stealing endangered species from Zoos and Reserves to do so.  His collection is currently rumoured to consist of the best part of 70 trillion animals, though the specifics of how these are stored and how he has had time to collect all of these is unknown – the current theory is that he has somehow synchronized himself throughout the multiverse, so that every Pine Blue out there is essentially the same man contributing to the same collection…

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#18 – The Crown of Ctharin http://www.30characters.com/2013/11/30/18-the-crown-of-ctharin/ http://www.30characters.com/2013/11/30/18-the-crown-of-ctharin/#comments Sun, 01 Dec 2013 02:52:04 +0000 http://www.30characters.com/?p=34872 18crown

 

No one is really sure where the Crown of Ctharin came from, and given the highly public nature of it, it has been deemed impossible to get rid of without causing War with its home country of Mulgarona.  Why it does it’s sadistic machinations, no one is sure, all they know is that it warps the minds of all those who wear it into fulfilling stories.  A Prince or Princess will rise to the throne, and then they become part of the story – they will meet who the crown chooses, fall in love with who the crown chooses and frequently, murder who the crown chooses.  Frequently as they get older it will switch the roles, a handsome young prince will suddenly become an Evil King, only to be slain by a young hero who takes the crown for themselves and the process begins again…  No Arcane reports of Mulgarona have come up with any viable way of breaking the process, and on occasions when people have come close, the crown itself has been known to strike people dead with fire from the eye-like jewel that forms the centrepiece…

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#17 – Lady Taheshi http://www.30characters.com/2013/11/30/17-lady-taheshi/ http://www.30characters.com/2013/11/30/17-lady-taheshi/#comments Sun, 01 Dec 2013 02:38:28 +0000 http://www.30characters.com/?p=34870 17tengu

The Lady Taheshi is considered by most to be a Terrorist and an Assassin, but for many of the Tengu who live in Japan, she is considered their last hope.  Tengu have been pushed back and back into the wildernesses of Japan the more the country has developed, and while there have been reservations set aside in the past, they are frequently encroached upon every time a major building project needs to head that way.  Lady Taheshi is the first one to refound the great Tengu Court of the Mountains and encourages her followers to violently oppose those who would destroy their homes.  The results have been mixed – on the one hand the rate of encroachment has slowed, but on the other the rate at which Tengu have died to achieve this may signal the end of their species entirely as even the greatest swords do not protect one from automatic weapons…

 

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#16 – The High Matriach http://www.30characters.com/2013/11/30/16-the-high-matriach/ http://www.30characters.com/2013/11/30/16-the-high-matriach/#comments Sun, 01 Dec 2013 02:31:23 +0000 http://www.30characters.com/?p=34864 16galactictyrant

 

The High Matriach is in the unique position to be simultaneously the most feared, but most necessary mortal in this Galaxy.  Mortal may be stretching it a bit admittedly, she has a prospective lifespan consisting of most of the rest of the duration of the Universe, and due to the prophecy-curses of her species  is unavailable but by another member of her kind, of which there are very few.  She is cruel, callous and controls the largest army in the Galaxy.  However, this army is also the only thing stopping the things outside our Galaxy getting in…

While most earth literature focuses on the idea of Earth begin invaded or destroyed, the challenge for the Matriach is that might happen to our Galaxy.  When a Universe dies, not all that was born of it necessarily dies too, and therefore are ancient even as our own Universe forms around us, and long to colonize the new Solar Systems as their own and recreate their worlds.  Most of the time they succeed.  Currently the Matriach fights a war on 3 fronts – against the titanic armoured Ur-Gods of Xzar, the endlessly replicating Vordanian Null-men and the hordes infected by the evil Sentient PX3k12 Virus.  The Matriach may burn worlds, knowingly send a trillion to their death in an unwinnable battle and break apart the very fabric of the universe itself for a victory…  but the alternatives are worse….

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2013 Post# 15 –Miss Bumble http://www.30characters.com/2013/11/30/2013-post-15-miss-bumble/ http://www.30characters.com/2013/11/30/2013-post-15-miss-bumble/#comments Sun, 01 Dec 2013 02:19:53 +0000 http://www.30characters.com/?p=34856 missBumble

Wilcox Post#15 — Miss Bumble

Another of my “magic girl” characters. She has insect powers; and fights the dark forces along with the Red Ant People.

Also, this will be my last post. Today is November 30th, and the challenge end tonight. This challenge has been good for me, showing me my strengths and weaknesses: I am good with storytelling qualities and composition, but have a weakness in keeping my enthusiasm up for a project (my first year saw me creating 37 characters, the second year 16 characters and this year only 15).  I think this will be my last year contributing to the challenge.

Best of luck to the rest of your efforts. And Happy Holidays.

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#15 – Ambassadorius http://www.30characters.com/2013/11/30/15-ambassadorius/ http://www.30characters.com/2013/11/30/15-ambassadorius/#comments Sun, 01 Dec 2013 02:12:25 +0000 http://www.30characters.com/?p=34858 15helldiplomatangel

 

Every Angels is made for a specific purpose – some are there to play harps, some guard people and some have important jobs in the hierarchy of the Heavens.  One Angel however, lives not in Heaven or on Earth, but in Hell: Ambassadorius – the Grey Angel.  While there is much talk of how heaven will sweep out Hell one day, the point remains that if they could have done it, they would, and similarly with Hell, much as both like posturing.  While they talk big, the likely result would be the destruction of both, and then the pantheon of some religion would move in and take celestial real estate, which is about the one thing that both sides hate the idea of more than each other.  There are various unbreakable universal laws put in place by higher powers to stop direct inter-pantheon conflict, and therefore to prevent the prospect of this chain of events happening, there is the imaginatively named Ambassadorius.

One of the oldest Archangels, he sits in Heavens Embassy in Hell and fixes the problems that arise between the two that might spark something off.  Unlike all other Angels however, his task is not to ensure the protection of Mortals and Angels from Hell, and therefore in his negotiations to stave off crises, and with his powers of diplomacy, he has ceded souls to hell that should go to heaven, and even on occasion retroactively rescinded Entry into Heaven, a prospect which horrifies most angels.  He is cold, cruel, and has no regard for anything save his own task, and this is simultaneously highly effective, but also uniquely amoung the divine beings utterly morality-free.

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#29 Margaux http://www.30characters.com/2013/11/30/29-margaux/ http://www.30characters.com/2013/11/30/29-margaux/#comments Sun, 01 Dec 2013 02:05:52 +0000 http://www.30characters.com/?p=34837 2013-11 30charas 14a mini2

Regina’s younger sister.  An enforcer witch who can manipulate shadows.

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#14 – Randall Steel http://www.30characters.com/2013/11/30/14-randall-steel/ http://www.30characters.com/2013/11/30/14-randall-steel/#comments Sun, 01 Dec 2013 02:01:11 +0000 http://www.30characters.com/?p=34853 14rexsteel

 

Randall Steel is largely regarded as the best value mercenary that money can buy – not necessarily the best out there, as in a world where there is a surplus of superpowered people who want to make a quick buck it makes a buyer’s market for muscle, but Randall has a gold-plated reputation among the nere-do-wells of the world as the go to guy.  While he does maintain a basic level in a broad range of the sorts of subjects a mercenary might be called to know about, when you hire him and his converted, armoured dust-bin lorry the main thing you get is a guy who has experience.  Much as many villains feel that a guy in a flack jacket with a crowbar and a sawn-off shotgun isn’t image appropriate for grandiose schemes, many more are happy to have just such a regular guy driving alongside a zombie army, or protecting a moonlazer or even guarding the villain themselves, you can count on him to deliver.

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#13 – Sofia Ortega http://www.30characters.com/2013/11/30/13-sofia-ortega/ http://www.30characters.com/2013/11/30/13-sofia-ortega/#comments Sun, 01 Dec 2013 01:52:25 +0000 http://www.30characters.com/?p=34848 13expertliar

 

In the same way that some people spend their lives mastering oration or singing, Sofia Ortega has mastered another verbal art form: lying.  This isn’t to say that she has some magic ability so she can tell anyone anything and get away with it, more that she has mastered it to the point that she can know the perfect thing to say to get away with the most in any encounter.  A simple bit of inflection can make the difference between success and failure, and at her criminal height was walking out of galleries with famous paintings under her arm and talking her way out of it.  These days however, most of her income comes from giving teaching super-expensive symposiums for politicians.

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#12 – New Stalingrad http://www.30characters.com/2013/11/30/12-new-stalingrad/ http://www.30characters.com/2013/11/30/12-new-stalingrad/#comments Sun, 01 Dec 2013 01:45:04 +0000 http://www.30characters.com/?p=34846 12sovietmech

Near to the peak of the Cold War, some truly bizarre creations were being unleashed on the World, hugest and most lingering of which was New Stalingrad – a huge walking armored City. The logic of its designers being that a robotic city could move out of the way of nuclear attacks and be very difficult to pin down with long range bombardment.  Hundreds of Soviet Citizens were moved in to operate the city and support it with farms in the upper tiers, a small squadron of fighter jets,  all the power provided by a large nuclear reactor and three medium range atomic warheads.  It then proceeded to wander around the most deserted parts of Siberia keeping out the way of cities which it has continued to do ever since – the robotics technology at the time wasn’t necessarily planned far enough ahead with a way of deactivating it, and much as there is a general consensus that the people inside should be freed, no one wants to provoke a fairly dim robot armed with atomic bombs…

 

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#11 – Oceanic Leviathan http://www.30characters.com/2013/11/30/11-oceanic-leviathan/ http://www.30characters.com/2013/11/30/11-oceanic-leviathan/#comments Sun, 01 Dec 2013 01:34:27 +0000 http://www.30characters.com/?p=34842 11Herbivoremonster

 

Normally when people consider the horrible terror of Giant Monsters reaching earth through portals in the sea bed, they have something very specific in mind – a big dragon-esque beast that charges to the nearest city and tries to kill everyone.  In actual fact, while there is certainly a precedent for that, by far the mot destructive creature to come through portals is the Oceanic Leviathan, a shy herbivore.   There are several reasons for this – firstly herbivores tend to be more densely packed into a habitat than carnivores, so more come through.  Secondly, a giant almost unkillable grazer quickly devastates an ecosystem where a giant carnivore just starves.  Oceanic Leviathans particularly dive deep into sea trenches when startled, so killing them as soon as they are detected is of vital global importance given they can eat entire kelp beds a day.

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Day 30: Hero Mechanic http://www.30characters.com/2013/11/30/day-30-hero-mechanic/ http://www.30characters.com/2013/11/30/day-30-hero-mechanic/#comments Sun, 01 Dec 2013 01:25:31 +0000 http://www.30characters.com/?p=34839 Bionic Diagnostician and Repair Expert

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#30 – Death http://www.30characters.com/2013/11/30/30-death/ http://www.30characters.com/2013/11/30/30-death/#comments Sun, 01 Dec 2013 01:20:09 +0000 http://www.30characters.com/?p=34835 30 - Death

This is the grave of Mrs. Pardee’s mother. She never came back, she has no message to pass on to her daughter. While stories of the risen dead give us hope for another chance at life, the simple fact remains that whether you believe it to be the final end or just another change of scenery, death awaits us all.

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No #29 – #30 Ruben Kaae http://www.30characters.com/2013/11/30/no-29-30-ruben-kaae/ http://www.30characters.com/2013/11/30/no-29-30-ruben-kaae/#comments Sun, 01 Dec 2013 01:13:48 +0000 http://www.30characters.com/?p=34832 No #29-#30

 

No #29 – #30 Ruben Kaae

http://rubenkaae.blogspot.dk/

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No #28 Ruben Kaae http://www.30characters.com/2013/11/30/no-28-ruben-kaae/ http://www.30characters.com/2013/11/30/no-28-ruben-kaae/#comments Sun, 01 Dec 2013 01:10:55 +0000 http://www.30characters.com/?p=34830 No #28

 

No #28 Ruben Kaae

http://rubenkaae.blogspot.dk/

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No #24 – #25 – #26 – #27 Ruben Kaae http://www.30characters.com/2013/11/30/no-24-25-26-27-ruben-kaae/ http://www.30characters.com/2013/11/30/no-24-25-26-27-ruben-kaae/#comments Sun, 01 Dec 2013 01:08:04 +0000 http://www.30characters.com/?p=34828 No #24 - #25 - #26 - #27

No #24 – #25 – #26 – #27 Ruben Kaae

http://rubenkaae.blogspot.dk/

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No #23 Ruben Kaae http://www.30characters.com/2013/11/30/no-23-ruben-kaae/ http://www.30characters.com/2013/11/30/no-23-ruben-kaae/#comments Sun, 01 Dec 2013 01:05:39 +0000 http://www.30characters.com/?p=34826 Skecthbook2

 

No #23 Ruben Kaae

http://rubenkaae.blogspot.dk/

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Day 30: Lora http://www.30characters.com/2013/11/30/day-30-lora/ http://www.30characters.com/2013/11/30/day-30-lora/#comments Sun, 01 Dec 2013 00:35:28 +0000 http://www.30characters.com/?p=34823 30char029

Her name is really spelled Laura, but in order to be part of the group she has to spell it Lora. She joined the group because she thought it was a fashion club, not a group of hoodlum girls who wear short skirts. She’s in now, and there’s no getting out.

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Day 29: Zora http://www.30characters.com/2013/11/30/day-29-zora/ http://www.30characters.com/2013/11/30/day-29-zora/#comments Sun, 01 Dec 2013 00:33:46 +0000 http://www.30characters.com/?p=34822 30char028

 

Zora is one of the coolest members of the Mini-Skirt Mob. She prides herself on the fact that her mom named her after a character from a video game. So hip!

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Day 28: Flora http://www.30characters.com/2013/11/30/day-28-flora/ http://www.30characters.com/2013/11/30/day-28-flora/#comments Sun, 01 Dec 2013 00:32:01 +0000 http://www.30characters.com/?p=34818 30char027

 

Flora is Cora’s little sister. She’s not really sure she wants to be part of the Mini-Skirt Mob, but she has no choice.

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#27 – Uhngha http://www.30characters.com/2013/11/30/27-uhngha/ http://www.30characters.com/2013/11/30/27-uhngha/#comments Sun, 01 Dec 2013 00:30:19 +0000 http://www.30characters.com/?p=34815 Uhngha

Uhngha is a caveman…  He likes doing cave things…

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Corrie Ferrell Jr. – 30 Characters in 30 Days 2013 Edition http://www.30characters.com/2013/11/30/corrie-ferrell-jr-30-characters-in-30-days-2013-edition/ http://www.30characters.com/2013/11/30/corrie-ferrell-jr-30-characters-in-30-days-2013-edition/#comments Sun, 01 Dec 2013 00:12:26 +0000 http://www.30characters.com/?p=34782 thumb01 thumb02 thumb03 thumb04 thumb05 thumb06 thumb07 thumb08 thumb09 thumb10 thumb11 thumb12_fixed thumb13 thumb14 thumb15 thumb16 thumb17 thumb18 thumb19 thumb20 thumb21 thumb22 thumb23 thumb24 thumb25 thumb26 thumb27 thumb28 thumb29 thumb30

 

 

And those are my characters for this year’s challenge.  I had fun this year.

 

Me @ dA - http://energy123049.deviantart.com/

My art on Tumblr - http://artofnrg.tumblr.com/  (family friendly art blog)  and http://unleashedrandomness.tumblr.com/  (not safe for work art blog)

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#30 – Gold Coin http://www.30characters.com/2013/11/30/30-gold-coin/ http://www.30characters.com/2013/11/30/30-gold-coin/#comments Sat, 30 Nov 2013 23:18:50 +0000 http://www.30characters.com/?p=34779 30_Gold_Coin

 

Gold Coin is the twin sister of Revlis, and another god exiled from the realm of the gods.  After hearing of her sister being banished to earth, she couldn’t really stand for such a severe punishment towards one another, so she chose to exile herself to earth and seal herself in a distant cavern.

 

Then in the 21st Century, she woke up and wandered the cavern to see if anything has changed.  Searching for her sister, Revlis, Gold decides to head to the land closest to the caves she trapped herself in.

 

In her time, she had the task of observing people as they grew older.  She could change her “age” at any given time to blend in within various groups to avoid detection should anyone be chasing after her.  She prefers to take the form of a young teenage girl, as it is smaller, and she can move faster in that form.

 

Unlike her sister, Gold prefers diplomacy to solve her problems.

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