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Sonic OC - Kione Profile
Name: Kione (formerly Reon) the Pangolin
Alliance: Generally neutral
Personality: Stubborn and snarky, Kione still retains a confidence in his abilities that he's had since childhood. He has mellowed out somewhat since his teenaged years, and now is much more reliant on having and working off of a plan. However, if said plan goes awry, Kione can't quickly adjust to the change, and split-decisions often cause him to freeze, wasting vital time. Self-doubt is usually a foreign thing, to him, and when he does experience it, he overreacts to it, as he does with most of his fears. Water deeper than his knees terrifies him, as he cannot swim, and wide open spaces with no cover put him on edge.
He still mourns over his past, though. Kione is almost constantly homesick for his family (with whom, he's had no contact since his exile), and he worries about what they think of him. He regrets ever picking the fight with
G1 - BlackworkName: Blackwork
Age: Mental human equivalent of 54
Alt mode: 1985 Pontiac Fiero GT
Appearance: Red armor with black accents, silver 'skin', orange optics, and a black face, hands, and feet. (working on for further detail)
Personality: Strong-willed and not very respectful of authority, Blackwork has a bit of a temper problem, but has a pretty deep well of patience. That said, when that well is exhausted, he explodes. Violently. Charismatic, but with no taste for authority, Blackwork would like nothing more than to return to his beloved job, and work, instead of fight. He only follows orders out of respect or fear (as is the case with Megatron), and he has a very keen optic for detail.
He can't stand crooked lines, and will almost always have to fix them before moving on, else it will bother him for joors. He doesn't like to leave projects unfinished, but will st
CE - Breaking Canon AlternateWe’ve covered “Breaking Canon” in a previous article, but this time around, we’re aiming to delve further into what actually breaks Canon, ranging around various series. We’ll start with G1, work our way through RiD, TFA, and finally end with Prime.
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In G1, it may seem pretty difficult to break Canon, as the Canon includes such things as dragons, (some degrees of) magic, human-to-Cybertronian changes (and vice versa, in later series). However, when creating a G1 OC, one still has to keep them within the boundaries of this (admittedly wacky) series.
For example, an OC with a dragon alt mode (i.e.: Dragonsbane, see header) is plausible, but it must still be done right. The one Canon dragon (episode “A Decepticon in King Arthur’s Court”) lived in the Dark Ages, and as none are shown in modern times (the 1980s), it’s safe to assume they went extinct/are otherwise hidden. So simply scanning a living dragon for an alt mode is
CE - TechorganicsIn varying series, and in varying degrees, technorganics are TF Canon.
There was Autobot X/Spike in G1, the majority of Beast Wars, and Sari in TFA. Techorganics are pretty common in all sorts of media, as well, and can be horrendously badass and terrifying - the Borg of Star Trek, anyone? Unfortunately, many of the techorganic OCs this blog is shown (being TF specific) aren’t done very well, and I’d like to go over why.
Right away, there’s the issue of copying Canon, especially in a TFA setting. Because Sari is the only techorganic of her type in the series, she is the exception, not the rule, and creating an OC just like her is breaking Canon.
TFA is a world of strange - human villains that actually pose threats to TFs, pretty princess villains that ride unicorns, corrosive villains that terrify even Grimlock, etc. It isn’t a horrible stretch to create a technorganic through an encounter with an Allspark shard or something. But when you copy a Canon, it shows
CE - Suspension of DisbeliefWhat is ‘suspension of disbelief’? Coined by Samuel Taylor Coleridge in 1817, and it is a willingness to believe the unbelievable - a sacrifice of realism and logic for the sake of enjoyment. Is it used often? Damned straight.
Every story, from medieval tales of dragons and wizards to modern tales of superheroes and deep-space travel utilizes the suspension of disbelief. In each one, the reader/viewer knows at heart that what they are watching could never be true….and yet, they watch/read it anyway, and push aside normal logic and realism in favor of enjoying the story. What does this have to do with the TF universe? Everything, really.
Every OC - every fanfiction - is written with suspension of disbelief, whether the creators intend to or not. Creators want to make their OC’s unique, and special, to catch the public’s eye. But this plan goes awry if the suspension of disbelief is broken. Why? Without it, readers/viewers can only see the OC for their flaw
CE - Profiles Long and ShortWriting profiles for a character can be pretty tricky business and depending on what the character is going to be used for, the creators may find themselves having to rewrite them over and over again to make them fit. The most common reason might be retro fitting a specific character to be integrated into a certain role-play or series. This can take a lot of time and effort on the creator’s part and often it’s not done correctly or the character ends up changing too much or too little. Not to mention that you might be forced to write a most compact version of a longer, much more detailed profile. Thus making is hard to try to squish down the information to make it easier to read without compromising the character.
So how exactly do we solve these issues?
Easy, you write both a short and a long version. Essentially, you’re creating two kinds for two different uses. The compact version is of course the “easy read” type you would be using for role-plays or fo
CE - About Taking Critique and NOT Causing DramaAbout taking critique and avoiding butthurt.
In light of the recent drama, I’ve decided to go ahead and write this article even though I really wish I didn’t have to. But since many people are apparently terrible at taking harsh, but honestly helpful advice, I’m breaking out textedit to help out those those who maybe currently putting bandaids on their asses.
Let’s start off with by addressing the two situations in which you might encounter as a character creator, and people this goes for any fandom not JUST for Transformers.
Situation one, you’ve asked for a critique but you received one you found to be very harsh, unfair or just plain rude. Is it really though? Take a closer look. Is this harshness actually backed up by valid reasoning? Does the person who posted the critique prove examples as to why they’re judging you on said points? If yes to at least one of these, then yes that critique is valid and there for you frankly have no right to respon
CE - On Self InsertsI’m going to go ahead and tackle this subject since I often do this myself in role-plays and sometimes in publicized works. I admit to having used used both my human self and a Transformer version of me on more then one occasion.
So what is exactly a self insert if the name doesn’t already clear that up? Simply put it is the act of inserting yourself in fandom canon. You’ll see this very often and MANY of the OCs we’ve reviewed are in fact self inserts.
I’ll state this here. While self inserts are gravely looked down upon, there are both good ways and bad ways of doing this with any fandom.
Let’s start off with the good kind. That being the honest to goodness true human portrayal of yourself as a character that has your appearance, nothing special, and is able to do the things you can do and nothing more. A very average character if you will. You are one of billions of people on this Earth so by no means are you yourself a unique special snowflake of
CE - Names and Naming ConventionsTransformer names are widely varied. Some sound cool (Optimus Prime, Megatron, Metroplex, etc), some are descriptive of powers (Skywarp (teleporting), Thundercracker (sonic booms), Mirage (illusion ability), etc., and some are descriptive of personality (Dead End (pessimistic), Beachcomber (nature lover), Jazz (music lover), etc). Some don’t really make sense, but still sound good (Bumblebee, Hound, etc.), some are very simple (Hound, Rhinox, etc.), and still others are ironic (Rattrap, for example). There’s no real ‘right’ or ‘wrong’ way to name a Transformer.
However, there are several things you should avoid.
Giving Transformers names such as ‘Sally’, ‘Johnny’, or ‘April’ - names that typically sound human - are not good choices. They don’t sound very Transformer-y, and unless you can come up with a damned good reason why they chose such a human name, it just doesn’t fit. Another thing to avoid is co
RQ: Parent AU: Rivaille x Reader: Snow DayA languid sigh escaped your lips as you pulled a stray foot back underneath the comforter that you hugged to your body. The air in the room was chilled with morning frost, but under the quilt it was warm and comfortable in the arms of your husband. Rivaille's soft snores blew onto your exposed shoulder blade, tickling the bare skin there. Your eyes fluttered open gently, slowly focusing on the dim light outside, and the silent snow that fell from the heavens.
"Guess it's a snow day." You murmured softly. A soft murmur was Rivaille's only reply.
You relished the infrequent morning such as this. Normally Rivaille was gone for work before you woke up, but on days where it was hard to travel to the office you got to spend a few extra minutes curled up next to his warm figure.
However, on days such as this, the peace never lasted for long.
It started with the quiet sound of pitter patter foosteps, echoing down the hall on wooden floorboards. Then the sound of h
Tony x Child! Reader I'm Coming Home
Tony x Child! Reader I’m Coming Home
I’m coming home
I’m coming home
Tell the world I’m coming home
(Name) Stark, daughter of the world’s favorite billionaire, stared out of the window with a frown on her face, her small brow furrowed as she observed the throngs of people travelling around at rush hour. She had a natural talent for recognizing faces, but the falling rain tended to obscure her vision.
Let the rain wash away all the pain of yesterday
I know my kingdom awaits and they’ve forgiven my mistakes
She’d caught him drinking again. He’d been trying non-stop to go cold turkey on the drinks. Which isn’t the easiest thing when you’re suffering from alcoholism. She sighed at the memory. (Name) had begun to scold him, however being four years old didn’t prove for much influence on the man. Not when he was as drunk as he had been that night, anyways.
Don't leave - Netherlands x Reader
The rays of the sunlight woke you up. Your squinted your eyes and stretched, turning around in the bed. It was a sunny day, birds were chirping, a perfect, cliché day. Until. . . You looked at your alarm clock and realized you had one hour to get ready for work. You sighed, you really didn’t feel like working today.
After a few minutes you managed to sit up and throw your legs over the edge of the bed, you rubbed your face with your hands and groaned. Slowly, you raised yourself but was pulled back into the bed. You gasped, two muscular arms wrapped around you and prevented you from walking away.
You relaxed into the grip and giggled when you heard small murmurs against your hair. “You know, I can’t hear you when you have your face buried in my hair.” You chuckled and turned around so you were facing him. Your husband, Tim Jansen.*
[ Since Netherlands doesn’t have an official Surname, what I know about anyway, I just picked a random name for him.
Horoscopes (AvengersxReader) One-Shot
Tony had been rather bored lately and had even got bored of fooling around with the things in his lab. He decided to head downstairs where the other Avengers were to, most likely, bother them. When he arrived, they were all where he expected them to be: at the living room watching TV. By the looks of it there was nothing on since you kept switching channels.
“Hey guys,” Tony said as he plopped down next to you.
He tried to snatch the remote from your hands but you merely shot him a death glare and said, “I dare you.”
“Alright then,” he smacked his lips and decided to not do that.
He then got a wicked idea and pulled out his phone. A few days ago he had read something that made him laugh and he thought it would make everyone less bored. Of course it would also stir up some trouble but there’s always trouble with the Avengers.
“Hey guys,” he began. “You want to know this funny thing I read about people who have a certain zodiac
Country!EnglandxHuman!Reader: Forever and Always
"Okay, I spy with my little eye... Something red," you said, your eyes darting around the quiet street as you and Arthur walked along, hand in hand, having just gone out to dinner at your favorite restaurant. The moonlight cast an almost magical glow all around you.
"Is it... That large bouquet of roses in the flower shop over there?" Arthur guessed, pointing to said floral arrangement. You giggled.
"Yep!" you exclaimed, nodding.
"I knew it! And it's my turn now! Let's see here... I spy with my little eye... Something that is absolutely beautiful in every sense of the word," Arthur whispered, smiling and staring right at you. You blushed bright pink, knowing he was talking about you, but you decided to play dumb.
"Is it... The moon?" you asked. Arthur shook his head.
"Nope. Try again," he cooed.
Fighting - Punk!England x Reader
A loud sound from an electric guitar was heard and you covered your ears. Your eyes were shut hard and your nose wrinkled in disapproval. You threw your sketches on the ground and went out of the door of your room. You marched towards the basement in the small house you shared with nobody else than Arthur Kirkland.
Slam! The basement door shut and the brit’s attention was turned towards a certain pissed person. Also known as you.
“Finally coming to hear my amazing music, love?” He smirked as he caressed the neck of his guitar. You walked towards him.
“Would you, please, turn down the volume of that shitty music you have there.” You snapped and put your hands on your hips.
“It’s not shitty, you just don’t have a taste in good music.” He said and proceeded to play loudly again until your hand grabbed his wrist.
“Seriously, Arthur, it’s starting to get really annoying, can you at least turn down the volume?” Th
Wordsworth Between Us Snake x Reader
The chilly morning air of your small, cozy home caused the tiny hairs on your forearms to raise and goosebumps to form. “How is it so cold in here? It was nice and warm when I went to bed.” Sliding your feet into a pair of warm slippers to avoid touching your cold hard floor, you scurried to the large, covered window and pulled back the heavy curtains. Just having the sunlight shine in through the glass warmed your room considerably. “There, now. That's much better.” As you walked from room to room, pulling back the curtains and drapes, you heard a gentle knock at your front door. Not expecting any visitors, you pulled your housecoat tightly around your body and slowly cracked open the front door. “Snake, what are you doing here?”
Snake looked straight at you, as it often was, his face was almost completely devoid of any expression. “You never came to see us. Says Emily.”
Immediate guilt hit you. How could you have fo
Mute!Reader x Karkat || RantsKarkat Vantas. For once, he was finally fucking silent.
Usually, when someone bumped into him he made a huge deal about it. Yell at them, make them feel inferior, have them apologize, etc.
But when this human girl bumped into him, he was silent for a moment, just because she had really pretty [h/c] hair and [e/c] eyes. It caught his eyes for a moment, as he trailed her backside, before realizing she was walking away, without a care in the world.
"Hey nooksniffer!" He growled, and grabbed at her shoulder, which was clothed with [f/c] graphic t-shirt that had a cute little chibi person flipping you off, with the words 'moshi moshi' 'desu desu' around it. The Vantas tried not to compliment the shirt, after all, he was trying to chew her out.
Complimenting her probably wouldn't help at all. At least, if he was trying to achieve his goal. "You bumped into me, and you didn't even say sorry."
This girl gave him an, 'Are you fucking kidding me?' look, but didn't say anyt
Limit Break - Part 6"Help!" Yuffie cried, her fat arms and legs flailing uselessly as she rocked to and fro on her back. "I've fallen and I can't get up!"
"Yuffie, this isn't the time to be joking around, we have a serious problem here!" Tifa scolded the young ninja.
"I AM being serious!" Yuffie shot back. That much was clear just by looking at her. The poor girl was so hugely bloated and heavy that she was pinned on her pack under the immense weight of her belly. Struggle as she might, there was virtually no way to upright herself.
"Will you two stop arguing already?" Aeris snapped. Her voice seemed distant to Yuffie, as it came from the other side of her titanic belly curvature where she couldn't see anything. Had she been able, Yuffie would have realized just how well off she was comparatively. Aeris was even more colossal than she was, with a belly so enormous it ballooned out well past her feet, filling the entire space between her gigantic thighs and legs.
"I'm so tired of hearing the two of you bic
SDG - Kakuto's BioBLANC BASE FILE ID:
NAME: Kakuto, Knight of the Flames, and Junior Guardsman of the Kishavan Royal Guard
AGE: Unknown, appears to be, mentally, in his teens.
USUAL CLOTHING: Black armor with highlights that shift between red, orange, and yellow with changes in lighting, a black cape with a red inner lining, and a few accents of silver.
NOTABLE TATTOOS/SCARS/MARKINGS/ECT: None
KNOWN RELATIVES: None
PERSONALITY: Cold shouldered, in general. He believes in handling his own problems, and has no friends beyond his Guardsman partners and Raah. He grudgingly admits that he needs the SDG's help to liberate his homeland, but he makes it very clear that if he could, he'd handle it himself. He has a softer side, though - one that's terrified that he'll never see his homeland shine in freedom again.
FRIENDS: Ajatamaru, Christen, Raah (all OCs)
SPECIAL BELONGINGS: The seal of the Kishavan Royal Guard, which he wear
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