You can make GTA Style Characters in no time!
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I use the Maratis 3D engine, and I was fortunate enough to meet someone who did a very good tutorial on how to make game characters using Blender and Makehuman. In no time I had a decent character that could be animated.
If you are interested:
This is also a reference for me for later, when I need to crank out some characters to populate my game.