'''Basic Trope''': A group of characters have themed names.
* '''Straight''': The main characters in the RPG ''[[MedievalEuropeanFantasy Tales of Troperion]]'' are [[TheHero King]], [[TheLancer Ace]], [[TheSmartGuy Joker]], [[TheBigGuy Jack]], and [[TheChick Queen]].
* '''Exaggerated''': ''Every'' character in ''Tales of Troperion'' has a card-related name (e.g. [[BigBad Bluff]], [[MagnificentBastard Suit]], [[ScrewPolitenessImASenior Old Maid]]...)
* '''Downplayed''': Only the TerribleTrio have themed names: [[TheBrute Ace]], [[TheDarkChick Queen]], and [[TheEvilGenius Jack]].
** The five protagonists come from a kingdom where card games are very popular.
** They are the protagonists code-names, or a case of EveryoneCallsHimBarkeep
* '''Inverted''': AerithAndBob
* '''Subverted''': It seems everyone is named for cards ... then they meet [[OddNameOut Bob]].
* '''Double Subverted''': But Bob's last name is Cardington.
* '''Parodied''': Even animals, places and objects had card-themed names. Or, the heroes have card-themed names and normal nicknames[=/=]codenames
* '''Zig Zagged''': ???
* '''Averted''': Nobody's name is themed after anything.
* '''Enforced''': "We want to link the protagonists together quick and easy, so name them after cards or something."
* '''Lampshaded''': "Why is everyone named for some card-related thing?"
* '''Invoked''': Before setting out on their first mission, the heroes decide on themed code names for efficency or RuleOfCool
* '''Exploited''': The BigBad offs one of the minions for being named similar to the heroes, thinking he is either TheMole or will do a HeelFaceTurn.
* '''Defied''': One of the heroes rejected the code name suggestion, thinking the idea to be silly.
* '''Discussed''': "You're Ace? So who are they? Queen and Jack? Ha." "...Yes."
* '''Conversed''': "Everyone's named after a card? What's the setting? Deckdiem?"
* '''Deconstructed''': People grew paranoid of the heroes as their theme naming give off an UncannyValley resemblance, as if they were built by a PsychopathicManchild.
* '''Reconstructed''': That was until it was clear that their theme naming are just their nicknames.
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