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Image editing brings the best out in everyone, and we’ve had some truly amazing entries centered on bringing different characters together so that they can, well, fight each other.

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Last week I asked you to put some new fighters in the arena together, and I was not disappointed. There were so many good ‘shops that they definitely won’t all fit in this post, so I encourage you to go look at all of the entries in the comments for the topic announcement post.

The winner this week is sciteach. It’s a well-known fact that Oprah is a brawler, and her appearance as some kind of space wizard in A Wrinkle In Time has only solidified her within the canon of bee-summoning fighting game characters.

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There were many other fighters who entered many other arenas, however, and these are some of my favorites:

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Bunnyfish reimagined The Handmaid’s Tale, a tragic story of women being crushed beneath a fundamentalist regime, as a more literal kind of fight.

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cecil_banon went deep with Baldur’s Gate, the ultimate fighting game.

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ChefRobertIrvine delivered the game that I was denied in my childhood. There’s nothing more rage-inducing than my inability to perform a perfect moonwalk.

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cinerius brought Majima to the party.

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Ginkaku points out that sometimes all the street needs is one punch to make it right.

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Governor_Explosion reimagines many different games as some kind of omnibus fighting game. Majima is there (of course).

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lildobber pits two lumpy fighters against each other. There can be only one.

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raftos sent one warrior back in time to destroy the Dragon Balls before they were ever created.

I've played all of the Baldur's Gate games. Weekend Editor. cameron.kunzelman@kotaku.com

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