Archetype Descriptions – Base Genre Modules

FantasyFantasy Party

  • The Barbarian

    • You have a rage inside of you that can come out at a moment’s notice. You are fierce in combat, especially when fighting for something you believe in.
  • The Fighter

    • You have an analytical approach to combat. Every weapon has its purpose. There’s always a strategy that will prevail in any situation. You fight because it is what you are best at and what you have been trained to do. Now it’s time to use those skills for something important to you.
  • The Rogue

    • Whether you are stealing valuables or stealing hearts, you have a robust set of skills that are helpful in a variety of situations. Whether you talk your way around situations or sneak around them, you know that you’ll have to do something less selfish with your abilities eventually. It might as well be now.
  • The Bard

    • You are the life of the party, always willing to lift everyone’s spirits. You are skilled at many things, but performing is your forte. You’re not too bad in a fight, either.
  • The Paladin

    • You have answered a calling from a deity to become a champion of theirs on this mortal plane. You are a warrior whose sense of duty and faith that lets you draw upon the power of your deity. That power combined with your training will see you through many trials.
  • The Ranger

    • You’re often chided as the person brooding in the corner, but it’s just because you are much more comfortable in nature than you are in most buildings. You excel at hunting, but what sets you apart from most is how deep of a connection you have with nature, to the point of being able to draw upon its power for yourself.
  • The Cleric

    • You are a devout worshiper and spiritual leader for a deity. People tend to look to you for life advice as well as leadership in times of crisis. Your devotion caught the attention of your deity and allows you to channel their power through you.
  • The Druid

    • You have become as much a part of nature as any plant or animal. You have been touched by the spirits of nature and are able to use that gift to tap into the natural magical energies that flow through the world.
  • The Warlock

    • You have been granted extraordinary powers at a price. You have bargained with a creature of immense power in order to obtain a sliver of that power and now it’s up to you what you want to do with that power before it comes time for this creature to cash in the favor you owe them.
  • The Wizard

    • You have studied a great deal to gain mastery over the arcane energies that flow through the universe. You know that every spell can be cast with the correct combination of words, actions or items, as well as the smarts to shape the magic correctly without letting it tear you apart.

Magical GirlsMagical Girl Team

  • The Cultured

    • You have always been attracted to different styles of art. Your personality shines through most while you are practicing your preferred style, and people tend to take notice.
  • The Destroyer

    • You have been given a power that could easily destroy you and those around you, if not more, because you are a last resort weapon. You know it’s only a matter of time before this power overcomes you and, possibly, those around you, and you’re not sure why your powers were awakened so early.
  • The Genius

    • You are usually the smartest one in the room and your general knowledge is difficult to match. You love analyzing the world around you, which translates well to your newfound role on the team.
  • The Guardian

    • You are good at fighting, but generally cautious to jump into combat. Your first thought in any situation is protecting your friends, even if that requires violence to do so. You are generally a very imposing figure and people tend to be intimidated by you, even if you’re not trying to be that way.
  • The Heart

    • You tend to see the best in everyone and know how to enjoy life to its fullest. You also love being in the limelight and love it when someone recognizes you in your transformed state. But you don’t always admit to either of those facts.
  • The Leader

    • According to your magical companion, you have been destined to be the leader of your team, whether you want it or not. Regardless, you are trying to rise to this responsibility in order to keep everyone alive and fulfill your destiny.
  • The Outcast

    • You tend to be on the outside of most social structures whether it is your choice or not. Because of the nature of your powers, you shy away from others and live by your own rules by necessity. You’ve been brought back into the fold, however, and now you have to learn to work with others all over again.
  • The Spirit

    • Your spiritual beliefs are important to you and you tend to have an affinity toward the supernatural. Because of this you are generally a calm individual, but that does not indicate a lack of strength.
  • The Warrior

    • You enjoy fighting your enemies… and you’re good at it. You seek out new thrills in life and your thirst for combat has gotten you into trouble on more than one occasion.
  • The Mask

    • You’ve been tasked to protect the others on your team, but your actual identity is secret from them. Who you are behind the mask is just as important as who you are while wearing the mask.

SuperheroesSuperhero Team

  • The Accident

    • Your powers were given to you as the result of an accident. You didn’t ask for this, but you feel responsible to use your new abilities for good.
  • The Alien

    • You are an alien from another world that has made this world their home, and not by choice. You have constantly felt out of place, but that won’t hold you back from being a hero.
  • The Chosen

    • You were chosen to be a caretaker of a remarkable power called a Focus, whether you happened to find this Focus randomly or were granted it directly, the Focus itself chose you and allows you to transform into a superhero.
  • The Combat Master

    • You were trained to do one thing very well, and that is fight. Regardless of who trained you, you have decided to use this knowledge to fight against evil.
  • The Creation

    • There was a distinct purpose behind your existence. Someone created you for a reason and it’s up to you whether you will be living up to that reason or fighting against it.
  • The Demigod

    • Your family tree is difficult to accept for most mortals. One of your parents is a literal god while the other parent is a mortal. You are a person that bridges the gap between two distinct worlds while fully fitting into neither.
  • The Displaced

    • You are from another time, another dimension or another plane of existence… or maybe all three. Regardless of what the reason is for you being here, you definitely do not belong and really would like to get back home. But maybe you can do some good in the meantime.
  • The Experiment

    • You either volunteered for an experiment, or someone forcefully volunteered you. Either way, the results are that you now have abilities you did not have before the procedure. Now it is up to you what you do with those abilities.
  • The Gadgeteer

    • You are at the cusp of scientific and technological research and have created many different pieces of advanced technology for various reasons. Now you can use your knowledge, and your technology, to make a difference in this world.
  • The Mutant

    • You haven’t always been different. One day, the genetic mutations you were born with became activated and you suddenly found yourself with extraordinary abilities and maybe even a different appearance. Society tends to shy away from your kind, almost to the point of prejudice, but that’s not going to stop you from trying to save those same people.
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