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character based

The use of fixed-width alphanumeric text characters, which were common in early computer terminals and personal computers. Contrast with today's graphical user interface (see GUI). See character cell, text based and ASCII.
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In this final episode, gobby Germaine (the character based on Caitlin), is overjoyed to hear that the object of her desires, Lee, has split up with his girlfriend Cathy.
NEW YORK (AP) -- The makers of the "Grand Theft Auto" video games say Lindsay Lohan sued to get attention when she asserted the games' latest installment features a character based on her.
The actress says the latest installment used her image and created a character based on her without her permission.
Depp previously also played a character based on Hunter S.
The iOS edition features two main characters, the warrior Soul Master and the magician Flame Wizard, allowing players to choose between a melee or ranged attack-based character based on their gameplay preference.
The female protagonist in the novel is "noetic scientist" Katherine Solomon, a character based on Marilyn Schlitz, Ph.D., the president of IONS.
film halted, and has demanded to see the script, even though there is no character based on her," claims a lawsuit for tortious interference with business relationships, quietly filed against Fuchs in December by Jett, her label Blackheart Records and music producer Kenny Laguna.
Ford said he felt his age meant he could now lean towards more character based roles like this.
"What we do is very character based and we make no bones about it as it is what we love doing."
Actor James Purefoy, who plays Teddy Rist, the character based on Sager, says, "I think he's a growing character who's finding out about himself.
Two young friends, Tommy McShane and Vinnie Rooney, encounter retired seaman Mr McLennan, a character based on a real person, one of the few West Indians to settle in the predominately Irish neighbourhood - with ultimately tragic results.
Curious to see what all the fuss is about, Diane lays her hands on the book, but is upset to see the character based on her is dull and boring.