So, when we’re not procrastinating, we’re working on a superpower game tentatively entitled Hero Not Hero. In it, you play a college student hoping to hone their superpowers in a special university in another planet. Unfortunately, while your peers have powers like fluid manipulation and teleportation to other dimensions, you have the unreliable power to control furniture.
- Detailed MC customization, including neurodivergency, wheelchair use, and diabetes
- Developed NPCs with their own personalities and goals
- A university filled with secrets, conspiracies, and a tentacled librarian
- A mysterious planet-wide villainous plot to either foil or join.
- All the college shenanigans one could possibly ask for.
- 6 ROs: 2 male NPCs, 2 female NPCs, 2 nonbinary NPCs
- Corollary: some ROs are locked to specific genders
- Polyamory is possible
Bubbles (Male) : a cheerful college student who is the soul of naivete. Heir to the most prestigious and the only superhero organization on the planet. Has the power of fluid manipulation in the form of bubbles and antibubbles
T-RO (Nonbinary-Agender) : a rebellious robot with a penchant for the dramatic. Has no innate superpowers, but makes up for it with drill hands, roller blades, and the hacking ability to transfer their personality into gadgets
Lazerteeth (Female) : a proud dentist who dedicated her life to the search for knowledge. Mad scientist tendencies. Has laser teeth, as per her name, and a variety of enchanted floss, pliers, and toothpaste guns.
Sparkles (Nonbinary-Genderfluid) : a friendly fashion designer with a dark side and the ability to summon unicorns. Has control over a pocket dimension of killer unicorns, glitter bombs, and an array of sewing needles.
Coffeemaker (Female) : a paranoid barista prone to the extremes of stoicism and emotion. Has the ability to cause intense hyperactivity. Takes to carrying around coffee guns and caffeine powder.
Doctor Von Appetit (Male) : a restauranteur with a tendency to perfectionism and intense generosity. Has the ability to induce stomach flu and carries poison with him at all times.
Gelato (Female) : a cheerful working student with a streak of cynicism. Has a well-developed sense of dark humor. Can manipulate ice, but prefers to use the power to sell ice cream on campus grounds without having to pay taxes.
Refractor (Male): an honors student with an anxiety problem. Has powers related to mirrors and illusions, including the ability to travel through mirrors. Lurks in the cutlery drawer.
Fanta (Female) : a ghost girl with smoke manipulation powers. Can and does blind people. Executed for witchcraft, and carries a pessimistic attitude as a result.
Nano (Male) : a sheltered upper-class student with the bravery of a cinnamon roll. Makes electronics explode, intentionally or unintentionally. Former student at prestigious preparatory school focusing on robotics.
Harmonica (Nonbinary – Female-Presenting) : a Euterpean, a race of aliens with culture revolving around wind and music. Newcomer to the planet and still in culture shock, uses sarcasm to deflect awkward questions.
WiFi (Nonbinary) : literal embodiment of the Internet connection. Has a love of conspiracy theories both proven and unproven. Knows your browser history.
- Refractor: all MCs regardless of gender
- Fanta: all MCs regardless of gender
- T-RO: all MCs regardless of gender
- Sparkles: all MCs regardless of gender
- Nano: NB and male MCs
- Lazerteeth: NB and female MCs
We’re currently running a private beta. The link that used to be here is now outdated.
If this interests you and you’re interested in beta testing and giving feedback on the rest of the written chapters, we’d be happy to have you. Please post saying you want to beta test or PM me.