Playing With / Featureless Protagonist

Basic Trope: Ageless Faceless Gender Neutral Culturally Ambiguous Adventure Person.
  • Straight: You can choose the MC's face, name, species and gender.
  • Exaggerated: The Five-Man Band change their jobs with the Job System. The only thing they have of their own are their names, which you chose using the Hello, [Insert Name Here] mechanic, and their genders.
  • Downplayed: The hero has a few features that are constant, such as being tan from the place they live or having scars from battle, but the rest of it is up to the player.
  • Justified:
    • It's supposed to make it feel like the main characters are your army/friends/children.
    • The player character is a shapeshifter of some sorts, so he/she/it doesn't have a clearly defined appearance.
  • Inverted: You can't chose much about the game because of Railroading.
  • Subverted: They're not the real heroes. They're a group the heroes brought together to help them on a dangerous mission.
  • Double Subverted: You can pick the heroes too - you can also make more groups like that.
  • Parodied:
    • Each one is literally an Artificial Human made by their "adoptive father", each from the DNA of his dead quintuplets. This also explains why they're identical except possibly in gender.
    • Their species change with the jobs, by the same process the Job System works.
  • Zig Zagged: Some groups you can use are preset, some aren't.
  • Averted:
    • You can't pick anything about the heroes.
    • Your choices for making/introducing the heroes are limited to the most basic of things such as gender and name.
  • Enforced: ???
  • Lampshaded: ???
  • Invoked: ???
  • Exploited: The heroes use their Adaptive Ability to trump over situations that would be far more difficult for a conventional adventurer.
  • Defied: ???
  • Discussed: ???
  • Conversed: ???

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