The [[http://forums.superherohype.com/forumdisplay.php?f=353/ Superhero!Hype RPGs]] board is a place where fans of various different companies come together to play [=RPGs=] by post in relative harmony. Players apply for characters and come up with their own plots, but are encouraged to interact with the other players on the board. Recently this has been followed through with a number of [[ApocalypseHow Apocalypse]] / [[TakeOverTheWorld World Domination]] / [[SuperRegistrationAct Registration Act]] arcs, to varying degrees of success.

Unlike boards such as Roleplay/DCNation, the Basement (so identified because the [=RPGs=] are at the bottom of the boards...[[BasementDweller no other reason]]...) has a number of [=RPGs=] to play on from both DC and Marvel, as well as other continuites based upon the player's own universe. Each RPG is split into different seasons, which last more than a year in real time.

Games on the Basement forum:
* [[http://forums.superherohype.com/showthread.php?t=337805/ Heroes vs. Villains]] (a Marvel roleplay)
* [[http://forums.superherohype.com/showthread.php?t=334381/ World of Heroes]] (a DC roleplay)
* [[http://forums.superherohype.com/showthread.php?t=324523/ One Universe]] (a roleplay combining both universes)
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[[folder:World of Heroes]]
* ActionGirl: Often, but most notably in the cases of Black Canary and, in later seasons, Ravager.
* AGodAmI: {{Darkseid}}'s ultimate goal in season 8, and eventually [[spoiler:Superman]].
* AntagonistInMourning: [[spoiler: The Joker after stabbing Batman to death.]]
* AntiHero: Sinestro.
* AnyoneCanDie: But they'll probably come back again.
* AlternateContinuity: The RPG diverges around the time of Identity Crisis from the main DC canon, though there have been recent attempts to co-opt certain ([[ZombieApocalypse Black Lantern]] related) aspects of the comics.
* TheAtoner: {{Sinestro}} is played as this for around 5 seasons, making up for misdeeds and even joining the Justice League. [[spoiler:It makes his eventual FaceHeelTurn hurt ''that'' much more.]]
* {{Badass}}: Deathstroke is undeniably this.
* BaldOfEvil: LexLuthor, obviously.
* BigBad: Occasionally one appears toward the end of the season. [[spoiler:Braniac/Doomsday]], [[spoiler:Sinestro]] and Darkseid are significant examples.
* BigBadDuumvirate: SelfDemonstrating/TheJoker and Lex Luthor emerge at the head of the [[LegionOfDoom Dark Alliance]] in season 6.
* BrainwashedAndCrazy: The Dark Alliance's method to deal with Superboy - use latent brainwashing to turn him evil, and get him to break his girlfriend's back.
* ButtMonkey: The Teen Titans seem to be this. Their members are constantly targeted by the masterminds of various nefarious schemes.
* TheChessmaster: Surprisingly, the Joker.
* DealWithTheDevil: How Zachary Zatara got his power upgrade in this continuity. Comes in useful at various times, including [[spoiler:when Neron turns up to protect his investment from the Joker]].
* DeathIsCheap: How many characters have come back from the dead?
* TheDragon: Black Hand to Darkseid in season 8.
* DoomsdayDevice: [[spoiler: The Apokalypton Sun-Killer]]
* FaceHeelTurn: [[spoiler: Sinestro.]]
* FreudianExcuse: How the Joker explains Luthor's hatred for Superman.
* HeelFaceTurn: Sinestro.
* IntercontinuityCrossover: Superman goes on a voyage of discovery between the universes in order to stop General Zod.
* LoveTriangle: Tim/Zach/Rose
* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: Guy Gardner.
* OneWingedAngel: [[spoiler: Braniac/Doomsday]]
* PregnantBadass: Rose at the beginning of season 7.
* RapeAsDrama: The unenviable fate of Speedy at the hands of Doctor Light.
* RunningGag: --> To Tim: Are you sure that baby's yours?
* SavingTheWorld: So many times.
* WhamEpisode: [[spoiler: The Joker's going to try and destroy the sun! Batman's appeared to stop him! The Sun-Killer is crashing towards the Earth! Crime Alley is destroyed, everything's going to be okay! The Joker stabs Batman when he's stunned!]]
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[[folder:Heroes vs. Villains]]
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[[folder:One Universe]]
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[[folder:Misc]]
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