Tabletop Game / Disney Villains Victorious

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Created on 4chan, Disney Villains Victorious is exactly that, a world where the villains won. From high on Bald Mountain, Chernabog acts as the lord of all darkness. The world is now the plaything of the villains of Disney, and even a few that aren't. The people under them live now in fear of everything from Empress Yzma's mad experiments to the sea monsters of Ursula of All-Oceans.

Yet still there is hope. Across the planet there as still those willing to fight against these evils. Be they human, beast, or anything in-between, there are still those willing to fight against darkness. To be a sign of hope in a world of despair. To become heroes of lost ages.

If they survive.

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Tropes in Disney Villains Victorious:

  • Affably Evil: Imperial President Rourke, Dr. Facilier, and Chairman Cutler Beckett are all some of the most polite and pleasant villains in the setting.
  • Alternate Universe: Three alternate settings are in the works; Gridlocked, dealing with more modern villians such as Syndrome, Shego and Abraham Kane, Saturday Morning Villains Victorious, where characters like Megatron, Overlord and the Monsterminds took over, and Cruel Network/Cartoon Network Villains Victorious, which deals with characters from Cartoon Network.
  • Ancient Grome: Olympia is this sort of land, crawling with mythological beasts and patrolled by the Titans.
  • Anti-Villain: It seems that taking power has made some of the most famous villains suddenly very concerned with the state of their own affairs. Then you have Elsa.
  • "Arabian Nights" Days: The Sultanate of Agrabah.
  • Badass Normal:
    • Gen. Santa Anna and Cutler Beckett are up against sea monsters, evil cults, and brutal empires, and hold their ground despite it.
    • Then there is also The Kingdom of the Bear. Despite being a neighbor to an expansionist empire with an army of invincible, undead warriors, there is only one inhabitant.
    • Lady Eboshi manages to keep Irontown/Tataraba reasonably prosperous and free in the midst of a perpetual six-way fight between Ursula, the Huns, Davy Jones, the East India Company, Atlantis, and the local spirits over who should control Japan.
  • Canon Immigrant: Tzekel-Kan rules most of Central America, despite being a Dreamworks villan
    • Sinbad is one of the pirate lords of the Brethren Court, with Davy Jones put off by how similar he acts to another former lord.
  • Corrupt Church:
    • Frollo now rules as a near-immortal lich as the pope, and leads the inquisition in burning out heresy wherever it can be found.
    • The Virginians have a much more homegrown, protestant sort of Corrupt Church, but they're more than willing to break out the lynch mob if needs be.
  • Deal with the Devil: Dr. Facilier and his Friends on the Other Side will both try to pressure you into a deal that will always benefit them more than you.
  • Elemental Embodiment: The Firebird patrols the Spirit Wilds beneath the earth, ready to wreak havoc on whoever dares to desecrate the landscape.
  • Gaia's Vengeance: The Spirit Wilds are about as dangerous as any other kingdom, despite being noticeably less evil than everywhere else.
  • God Save Us from the Queen!: Anywhere a female ruler has taken power, but three spring readily to mind.
    • Empress Yzma has spent so long experimenting on her subjects and turning them into animal chimera, they literally could not be bothered to care about what's been done to them anymore.
    • Ursula has essentially become the oceans, and no nation can move without her approval across the waves without making her a deal.
    • Elsa, the Frozen Queen, essentially drove her own people out and away, leaving her alone with her snowlems.
  • Great White Hunter: All members of the Elite Global Huntsmans Club, a group of hunters that claims Australia as theirs (although they often make use of Charles Muntz's palatial zeppelin as a mobile base) and include Gaston, Clayton, Cruella, and the club's leader, McLeach.
  • Face–Heel Turn: Quite a few heroes have switched sides, including King Ferguson and Woody.
  • Five Man Band: The players will usually end up playing as this.
  • Killed Off for Real: Anna, Will Turner, Elizabeth Swann, Jack Sparrow, and there's far, far more.
  • Massive Multiplayer Crossover: A spectacularly dark example of this. The core version of the setting only explored Disney villains (with one or two Dreamworks villains), with planned expansions either adding more villains to the "core" part or going for a full-blown Alternate Universe.
  • La Résistance: Several
    • The Rescue Aid Society, which itself is a cover for the far more militant RATS.
    • The Society of the Glass Slipper, operating between the Mirror Kingdoms and the Archdioceses.
    • The Free Creatures in central India, led by Bagheera, is made up of multiple talking and intelligent animals escaping from the other kingdoms.
  • Mix-and-Match Critters: Thanks to Yzma, nearly all subjects in her kingdom have gained some kind of animalistic trait.
  • Mordor: Not just one, but three.
    • There is the Shadowland, an area in the American Midwest spanning from South Dakota to Haiti ruled by Dr. Facilier, a bleak territory where everything is on loan.
    • The Kingdom of the Cauldron, a land covered in poisonous fog which brings the dead to life to serve the Horned King. Those poor souls who still are alive there will eventually have to pay their tax to the King.
    • The last land is Bald Mountain, spanning from the Balkans to the Ural Mountains. This is the seat of power of Chernabog, and is completely uninhabitable. Only the strongest heroes can even hope to enter here unscathed.
  • Mayincatec: El Dorado is the classic flavor, while The Sunless Empire leans on the Incan side of the spectrum, with plenty Anachronism Stew to fit the zanier tone of The Emperor's New Groove.
  • Schizo Tech: With the nations involved ranging from the Classical Era to the Industrial Age (with the "Gridlocked" expansion adding aliens and modern-day computer tech (and with it hackers/"Users" and Programs), the odds of a group of heroes piecing together their tech is more than likely.
  • Sky Pirate: Captain Hook decided to forget about piracy on the high seas, and instead took to the the open air (thanks to some lessons from a captured Tinker Bell) to avoid dealing with Ursula.
  • Speak of the Devil:
    • It is wise to not speak Chernabog's true name.
    • People in Pyridian also tend to refer to their king as "Old Uncle Antlers"
  • Splat: The system is pretty flexible with character creation overall: Instead of classes there are five "Basic Roles" which players can choose from, based on one of the five attributes. Players will also eventually choose a secondary role to give another dimension to their character
  • Talking Animal: There are many animal kingdoms. While Talking animals can hail from anywhere, these lands are ruled by animal kings:
  • Villain World: The setting is one where many of the Disney villains have won and divided the world between them, making it this.

Tropes in Gridlocked:

Focused on more "contemporary" films and TV shows, Gridlocked focuses on the United States and the villains that won there. Featuring advanced technology, magitech, superpowers, and aliens, villains run from the comically inept Heinz Doofenschmirtz to the diabolical David Xanatos

  • Affably Evil: Xanatos, par for the course.
  • Big Creepy-Crawlies: Present through the Toxic Jungle in what used to be Wisconsin and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.
  • Corrupt Corporate Executive: An overwhelming majority of the kings in Gridlocked.
  • Cyberpunk: Primarily found in San Fransokyo; cybernetics are all the rage among the population because they enable the user to work harder and longer than a non-augmented human.
  • Death World: Well, Death Region really. Central Oregon, Minnesota, Michigan, and the entire Midwest and South are either entirely hostile or ruled by kings even more dangerous than the others.
  • Government Conspiracy: The FBI, CIA, and several other agencies have had to come together in order to keep the United States from completely falling apart, under the nose of their president and the entire country.
  • La Résistance
    • Mr. Big has survived Mayor Bellweather's collaring of the predatory animals of Zootopia, and while still an underworld boss will force passing heroes to aid him in his efforts to free the predators again.
    • The Toontown Red Car helps spirit toons out of other regions, and is made up of toons and their human allies.
  • Lotus-Eater Machine: Literally in the case of the crashed Axiom. It's pointed out that the passengers haven't even realized they've landed, an any captured humans are forced by AUTO to become part of the passenger manifest.
  • The Mafia: Though not a major player compared to the other villains, Bill Sykes rules the criminal underworld through Xanatos' territory. All according to plan.
  • Magitech: Plays heavily into the setting, primarily through Xanatos.
  • Mind Control: DOR-15 relies on this to continually expand her rule. AUTO is a downplayed example; he doesn't need to modify people's minds, he just needs to keep them fat and docile and they won't do anything to resist him.
  • Our Presidents Are Different: President Martinez walks the lines of Buffoon, Personable, and Puppet, though it's emphasized that he's just as concerned about his citizens as his original incarnation.
  • Police State
    • Zootopia has brutally clamped down on rights for predators, forcing all of them to wear the shock collars dropped from the movie and frightening the prey animals to continually vote Bellweather in every election.
    • The Galactic Federation rules Hawaii with an iron fist, though the US government has been able to use skilled legalese to at least move on and off the islands.
    • The Grid, ruled by CLU 2, which is still plotting an invasion of the physical world and ruthlessly puts down dissent of any kind.
    • Doomtown has become convinced that Toons are a dangerous minority, and do nothing when Mayor Doom publicly dips them for breaking his laws.
  • Talking Animal: The citizens of Zootopia, St. Canard, and the Calisota Conglomerate.
  • Urban Fantasy: Xanatos' control of New York is heavily modeled on this style. The Manhattan Clan, the Huntsmen, the Sykes Crime family and independent sorcerers fight in the shadows.
  • Villain with Good Publicity: Multiple villains, even more so due to the more public nature of Gridlocked. Syndrome, Waternoose, Xanatos, and Callaghan all keep up relatively good public facades to ensure they have control of their regions. Doofenschmirtz is too incompetent to truly scare anyone, and Shego just doesn't give a damn.
  • Well-Intentioned Extremist: The Galactic Federation of Planets believes it truly is doing what it needs to in order to preserve all life on Earth and the endangered mosquito population. The people still living on the Hawaiian Islands will probably disagree.
  • Zeerust: Overtly present in Syndrome's territory. While the rest of the United States is either devastated or moved into the contemporary, Kronos Corp. still retains the 60's aesthetic from when Syndrome first seized power.

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