Gaming forum NeoGAF has a fabulous thread that I can't stop returning to, as it's filled with examples of hilarious and often terrifying faces created in the custom character editors for video games like the Mass Effect Series, Second Life, Saints Row 3, and Dragon Age.

This is what happens when you let players become gods and shape virtual people without any consequences to their cruelty. You get the most ridiculous, hideous looking heroes -- what must the game's NPCs be thinking when they see your character? "This is the guy/girl who's supposed to save our universe?"

Of course, more goofy video game faces after the break: