Real-life is closer to video games than you might've thought. After all, there's no denying that this wild world is packed with not only absolute units but bosses who are just waiting for a worthy opponent.

By bosses, we mean folks, animals, and even things that seem like they have maxed out certain skills like strength or cunningness. And if you want to meet them, look no further than the subreddit r/BossFight.

Its 1.1 million members are constantly sharing pictures of what they think would make challenging fighters, and they're coming up with really creative names for them, too. Here are a few of the best ones!

#1

Balto, The Anti-Vaxx Destroyer

Balto, The Anti-Vaxx Destroyer

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Eva the Egg
Community Member
11 months ago

GO BALTOOOO

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#2

Uncle Stan: The Founding Colossus

Uncle Stan: The Founding Colossus

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Eva the Egg
Community Member
11 months ago

Your uncle is amazing

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The gap between real life and video games has been steadily closing for decades. However, the prospect of a fully immersive experience remains just that. A promise. Even virtual reality is slow to fulfill it.

As Polygon's Ben Kuchera put it: "VR has been five minutes away from some kind of breakthrough for about eight years."

VR is still a niche category when compared to the rest of the gaming industry (it accounted for less than half a percent of all gaming sales in 2020). Despite its buzzy status, the technology continues to make consumers wait for its next big development.

#3

Karmadillo, Weaponless Hunter Of Man

Karmadillo, Weaponless Hunter Of Man

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Eva the Egg
Community Member
11 months ago

Karma as an animal

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#4

George The Protector, If He's Around Then You'll Be Safe

George The Protector, If He's Around Then You'll Be Safe

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Lucky
Community Member
11 months ago

Such a good boy!

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#5

Lucifer, Fetcher Of Souls

Lucifer, Fetcher Of Souls

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Julia Atkinson
Community Member
11 months ago

"We need to restore public confidence in the police...let's use a photo of a cute yet heroic dog"

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"Right now, we're sort of in this trough of disillusionment about VR," Kevin Mack, a VR game developer, told Built In a year ago. "There was a lot of hype around it in 2015 and 2016, and then the whole world sort of got butt-hurt that their first-generation VR headset didn't instantly morph into the Holodeck."

But even though VR hasn't yet lived up to the hype surrounding it, tech companies like Facebook, Valve, and Sony keep trying to advance the industry, investing considerable resources to develop both hardware and software.

#6

The Four Wholesome Men Of The Apocalypse

The Four Wholesome Men Of The Apocalypse

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Corey Smith
Community Member
11 months ago

May all of you rest in peace.

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#7

The Virtuous Sextuplets, Defenders Of Maiden Honor

The Virtuous Sextuplets, Defenders Of Maiden Honor

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ThoughtsAreNotFacts
Community Member
11 months ago

Adorable!!!

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#8

George The Gigachad, Pleaser Of Women

George The Gigachad, Pleaser Of Women

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Julia Atkinson
Community Member
11 months ago

George's smile belies the apology

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Mitu Khandaker, a professor at New York University's Game Center, remains hopeful about VR's role in gaming. She doesn't think it's going to look like people alone in their homes playing through a headset, so much as a co-located experience that multiple people share.

"I think that the future of VR is more through social VR," she explained.

Indeed, several popular VR games — such as Rec Room and VRChat — offer social experiences where users can interact and hang out with each other in real time.

We might not be able to fight these real-life bosses, but who knows, maybe we'll get a chance to battle some virtually real ones pretty soon.

#9

Torias, Master Of The Shadow Beast

Torias, Master Of The Shadow Beast

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RandomBeing
Community Member
11 months ago

Thats really funny

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#10

Right Hook Shiba vs. Water-Bending Squirrel

Right Hook Shiba vs. Water-Bending Squirrel

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Eva the Egg
Community Member
11 months ago

Oh my god this is brilliant. Boost this to the top

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#11

Ross Bob, Painter Of Reality

Ross Bob, Painter Of Reality

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Julia Atkinson
Community Member
11 months ago

You can't have too many happy little trees

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#12

Carseat Man, Crasher Of Cars

Carseat Man, Crasher Of Cars

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Troux
Community Member
11 months ago

Should be pulled over. He's not wearing his seat belt.

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#13

Boss Baby, Alexa’s Chosen

Boss Baby, Alexa’s Chosen

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Eli Rockwell
Community Member
11 months ago

*Autocorrect* Would you like to change this to: "Attempt to conquer the baby; eventually fail, and then not sleep for the next 48 hours"

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#14

Ted The Talker

Ted The Talker

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Julia Atkinson
Community Member
11 months ago

Ted, the time has come to reveal yourself to a tearfully grateful world

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#15

Thunderbeast The F**kbringer

Thunderbeast The F**kbringer

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Markus Holstein
Community Member
11 months ago

This looks like we should send an Evangelion to protect the Central Dogma

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#16

Cornbread, The Lying

Cornbread, The Lying

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rspanther
Community Member
11 months ago

That's a great name. And an epic pic.

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#17

Nanna The Non-Negotiator

Nanna The Non-Negotiator

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Jayne Kyra
Community Member
11 months ago

Her special attack is her smile and saying how proud of you she is. Lowers your morale by 50% because you feel bad.

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#18

Ünnamed, The Devourer Of Pies

Ünnamed, The Devourer Of Pies

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Eva the Egg
Community Member
11 months ago

6 YEARS OLD??? What a legend!!!

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#19

The Beatle, Lord Of All Music

The Beatle, Lord Of All Music

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Hooked
Community Member
11 months ago

Looks like Simon Helberg (TBBT)

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#20

Judger , The Manipulator Of Guilt

Judger , The Manipulator Of Guilt

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Julia Atkinson
Community Member
11 months ago

Does anyone else see Joan Hickson as Miss Marple?

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#21

Bossman, A Literal Boss That Can Beat You Up

Bossman, A Literal Boss That Can Beat You Up

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Scagsy
Community Member
11 months ago

On the flip side, he's also the employee who needs to smarten up, get a grip and focus because jobs like this don't just grow on trees ya know.

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#22

Goose: Bird Of Choices

Goose: Bird Of Choices

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Ms.M.
Community Member
11 months ago

hjönk

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#23

Diego,the F**ker

Diego,the F**ker

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Eva the Egg
Community Member
11 months ago

Diego you f*****g beast

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#24

Frostmündr, Vanguard Of The North

Frostmündr, Vanguard Of The North

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Rick
Community Member
11 months ago

I hated when that happened on Angry Birds

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#25

Policius Copus, Master Supervisor, Lord Of Magic

Policius Copus, Master Supervisor, Lord Of Magic

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Marcellus II
Community Member
11 months ago

What was the problem? Lack of supply, lack of quality, unfair pricing? We need more info.

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#26

Dr. Brian Fisher The Slugeye

Dr. Brian Fisher The Slugeye

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Virgil Blue
Community Member
11 months ago

That last comment got me.

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#27

Bearers Of The Eternal Duel

Bearers Of The Eternal Duel

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Jonathan
Community Member
11 months ago

Wearing literal fedoras.

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#28

Robocat, Cutting Edge Technology Paw Enforcement

Robocat, Cutting Edge Technology Paw Enforcement

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Petra, princess of Brigid
Community Member
10 months ago

So cute! That face!

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#29

Daniel Radcliffe, The Floofmaster

Daniel Radcliffe, The Floofmaster

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rspanther
Community Member
11 months ago

Everything was going great, until they saw the squirrel.

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#30

Argonian Protector, Guardian Of Everywhere

Argonian Protector, Guardian Of Everywhere

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Julia Atkinson
Community Member
11 months ago

Before I scrolled down all the way I thought he was wearing floral pants

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#31

The Dîm Twîns, Servants Of Chaos

The Dîm Twîns, Servants Of Chaos

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Millie
Community Member
11 months ago

is that Boris Johnson and donald trump

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#32

The Submerged Colossus

The Submerged Colossus

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Lucky
Community Member
11 months ago

Wow!

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#33

St. Big Nick, Slayer Of Ho Ho Hos

St. Big Nick, Slayer Of Ho Ho Hos

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Helenium
Community Member
11 months ago

he can come in my chimney any time lol

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#34

Bruno The Upper Body Bork

Bruno The Upper Body Bork

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Katy McMouse
Community Member
11 months ago

Oh, that is utterly fantastic!

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#35

Rob Boss, Painter Of Sorrows

Rob Boss, Painter Of Sorrows

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Julia Atkinson
Community Member
11 months ago

You can just make out a clump of unhappy little trees on the right

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#36

Alan, Man Of Everything

Alan, Man Of Everything

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ThoughtsAreNotFacts
Community Member
11 months ago

Mall Santas creep me out, I'd probly hang with a wizard though.

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#37

Blasphemy Dove, The Deathless.

Blasphemy Dove, The Deathless.

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Julia Atkinson
Community Member
11 months ago

If Blasphemy Dove comes, can velociraptors be far behind?

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#38

Felis Araneae, Snatcher Of Feet

Felis Araneae, Snatcher Of Feet

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yeciye
Community Member
11 months ago

I'm just asking, what's more likely, a six legged cat, or a very large tarantula? My money's on the latter. I bet that thing has two more legs and six more eyes under that curtain.

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#39

Infantes, Lord Of Luxury

Infantes, Lord Of Luxury

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ThoughtsAreNotFacts
Community Member
11 months ago

This is the absolute cutest pic I've seen in awhile! That baby is cozy and comfy!

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#40

Prized 'Ken, The Thicc And Undying Fowl

Prized 'Ken, The Thicc And Undying Fowl

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Djennie
Community Member
11 months ago

They were scrawnier and not the shiny white they are now but they tasted so much better. Still looks and taste like 1957 in much of the world but where the market is dominated by a few massive agribusiness producers you get the plump and white but bland as cardboard meat.

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#41

Optional Boss: The Watermelon Salesman. Haggle Too Much With Him And You'll Know Pain

Optional Boss: The Watermelon Salesman. Haggle Too Much With Him And You'll Know Pain

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Sarcastic Cow
Community Member
11 months ago

great skirt tho...

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#42

Nigerian King Master Of Scams

Nigerian King Master Of Scams

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Otter
Community Member
11 months ago

"Never steal anything small"!

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#43

Kangaroozilla, Destroyer Of Bushfires

Kangaroozilla, Destroyer Of Bushfires

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yeciye
Community Member
11 months ago

He just wants to watch netflix and chill.

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#44

Brøthers 2 Keepers Øf Light And Darknëss

Brøthers 2 Keepers Øf Light And Darknëss

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Julia Atkinson
Community Member
11 months ago

The middle brother, Quite Nice Except For When He's Having a Bad Day, took a taxi and got stuck in traffic

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#45

Chillicus, The Lord Of Idongivafuch

Chillicus, The Lord Of Idongivafuch

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Eva the Egg
Community Member
11 months ago

He looks so done

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#46

Lavator, The Lava Snail

Lavator, The Lava Snail

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Virgil Blue
Community Member
11 months ago

Looks like Dark Souls has breached our universe.

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#47

Pete, The Unwashed

Pete, The Unwashed

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Full of Giggles
Community Member
11 months ago

Sounds accurate enough for Fox.

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#48

The Uninfectable Shoppers

The Uninfectable Shoppers

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Margot J. Piasecka
Community Member
11 months ago

Or simply a normal day at Walmart

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#49

Hector Of The Multiverse

Hector Of The Multiverse

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Péter Rózsahegyi
Community Member
11 months ago

Funny, but fake :) He was Felipe in TWD :)

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#50

Incelius, The Eternal Caller

Incelius, The Eternal Caller

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Abhinc
Community Member
11 months ago

oh yeah cool !! let's celebrate a creepy harasser

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