20 Video Game Characters Before They Were Famous

Nobody starts out as a ninja or a globe-trotting adventurer. You have to work your way up to it.

With that in mind, we asked you to photoshop the early, crappy jobs of famous video game characters, and offered $50 to the most ridiculous entry. The winner is below, but first, the runners-up:

#20.


by Miles DuBonnet

#19.


by JonRyanAndersen

#18.


by JakeYandell

#17.


by ubermachomonkey

#16.


by HeikeOtt

#15.


by nitro216

#14.


by nareau

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