Sketch Friday – Karth
Sketch Friday – Karth

I haven’t had a chance to draw any of the wonderful monster suggestions yet, so for this week, here is a sketch of one of my characters from a Rifts campaign. Anyone familiar with Rifts will recognize him as a dragon wolf, one of the wackier fantasy races. He’s also a techowizard, which lead to the wonderfully metal image of a dragon wolf firing laser guns in front of an explosion.

Karth is one of the few male characters I’ve played, which was due to the fact that a) our group was mostly girls and b) he was our group’s “Han Solo”, and his little buddy (Chewie) was a human ninja. The role reversal was endlessly amusing to us.


News: Posted May 25th, 2012 by Alina

^ 14 Comments to “Sketch Friday – Karth”

  1. Chris Says:

    Where are dragon wolves? I have been playing Rifts for years, and never heard of them! Are they from Palladium Fantasy?

    Posted May 25th, 2012 at 1:26 am
  2. Matthew Says:

    They are in Conversion Book 1 page 118

    Posted May 25th, 2012 at 1:47 am
  3. KenderBryant Says:

    Is there any way to convert them to d20?

    Posted May 25th, 2012 at 2:08 am
  4. JAck Says:

    Saw this and was like “Now that’s a character I’d like to see in his own comic!” Perhaps a new series in the making? Just throwin’ that out there. It was good to see you at the ECCC this year, btw!

    Posted May 25th, 2012 at 2:42 am
  5. Fridrik Says:

    I so want GURPS stats for that dude.

    Posted May 25th, 2012 at 6:13 am
  6. If he’s the group’s “Han Solo”, You really caught that. He’s totally the “dashing rogue” archetype.

    Posted May 25th, 2012 at 8:13 am
  7. Emperor Bill Says:

    Happy International Geek Pride Day, Folks! Also:
    35th Anniversary of Star Wars: A New Hope
    Towel Day (Douglas Adams fans)
    Glorious 25th of May (Discworld fans)

    Posted May 25th, 2012 at 11:51 am
  8. Chris Says:

    Thank you! I think you should do more Rifts stuff 😉

    Posted May 25th, 2012 at 4:20 pm
  9. Tombfyre Says:

    Gotta love dragon wolves! They tend to be interesting characters. Being armed with lasers just makes him even more interesting. 🙂

    Posted May 25th, 2012 at 6:34 pm
  10. WillyDJ Says:

    I initially thought Vargr from Traveller. I’m obviously getting old.

    Posted May 25th, 2012 at 11:36 pm
  11. FoxyMoxy Says:

    I feel special, I came to the site and said,”Hey! That’s a dragon wolf!”

    Posted May 26th, 2012 at 9:11 am
  12. Stravagante Says:

    Not trying to sound at all offensive or rude, but at first glance “Dragon-wolf Techwizard” who acts like Han Solo sounds like one of the most cliché internet avatar things possible.
    The fact it’s a legitimate TRPG character is both highly amusing and slightly startling to this reader. I’d expect to see it on FA more than here.
    That said, Rifts sounds rather fun if it can be this wacky.

    Posted May 29th, 2012 at 10:08 am
  13. Harrow Says:

    Um, yeah. Eating the dried flesh of Cthulu-spawn? If I wander into an Asian supermarket, I’d rather look for some Pocky instead.

    Posted May 29th, 2012 at 6:38 pm
  14. Shadow8857 Says:

    Looks kinda fun. I Still say cats eye dragon for the Win. but Mr wolf dragon is a close second

    Posted May 31st, 2012 at 12:51 am