Action Girl: Tabletop Games

  • Any female Player Character in a fighting-oriented role is an Action Girl by definition.
  • Psionics: The Next Stage In Human Evolution:
    • The Pusher archetype is depicted firing an automatic weapon while using psychokinesis in the middle of a firefight.
    • The Scream in Tomorrow’s Starlight is a necrokinetic martial artist that mixes both skill sets. She charges head on into hand to hand combat with enemies, despite being seemingly outgunned and at a physical disadvantage, and is highly capable with telekinesis.
  • In chess, the Queen is the most powerful of all pieces.
  • The entire organization of the Sisters of Battle in Warhammer 40,000, as well as the Eldar Howling Banshees.
    • More Specifically, the Tau Empire's military Commander Shadowsun and the Farsight Enclave's Commander Torchstar are two of the few non-Sisters of Battle female special characters.
  • The Witch Elves of the Dark Elves in Warhammer Fantasy.
    • One of the old Dark Elf Beast Master mini's could also count. For that matter, some of the warrior spurs for dark elves have a female torso you can use.
    • The High Elves have the Sisters of Avelorn.