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1Bleak World is a TabletopRPG created on Microsoft Word and distributed through Wix. The game consists of playing as many different types of monsters as well as humans and magical princesses.께It can be found legally and free here: [[https://www.scribd.com/document/368572916/Bleak-World-RPG Bleak World]], [[https://web.archive.org/web/20160903103802/http://media.wix.com/ugd/cf53e2_2600e6be0c9c4a24ab677c6c01512325.docx?dn=Bleak%20World%20Enemies%20List.docx Enemy List]].께Each race of monster has five different classifications, each based on a snippet from popular culture. In addition there are five organizations that each player must decide on at the start of the game when designing their character. Each character has six stats that are determined by the monster's class and organization. 께The races of monster include: Humans, Vampires, Werebeasts, Witches, Aliens, Experiments gone horribly wrong, Ghosts, Mummies, Magical Princesses, Jotun, Children, Zombies, Killer Animals, Half Beasts, Elementals, Mad Scientists, Demons, Heroes, Angels, and Things That Go Bump In The Night.께----께!!Examples of tropes within the work include:께* AboveGoodAndEvil: [[EldritchAbomination The Powers That Be]] claim to be this, but they might be the Darkness or even [[TheDreaded The Caretaker]]* ActionGirl: Most princesses, a high blades skill is a must for these kinds. The Gem Princesses and the court of Shadows emphasize it the most.* AnAxeToGrind: The Fire Axe is one of the best melee weapons there is, being very cheap and highly damaging.* AKA47: All the guns in the game are just named pistol or shotgun.* AliensAreBastards: You're basically encouraged to play this way, gaining points for making the U.S. Government inefficient and [[WouldHurtAChild spreading plagues through children]].* AlwaysChaoticEvil: The Darkness and all its children.* AmbiguousInnocence: The princesses are fighting the darkness that threatens to consume the universe... but might also be the elves who destroyed Jotun society and kidnap children** The Jotun themselves are presented as freedom fighters, but might routinely engage in cannibalism to get home** Basically all of the races are presented as being good by the gamebook, despite all doing terrible things to further their [[WellIntentionedExtremist "altruistic goals"]]* AmoralAttorney: The Board of Executives is this mixed with CorruptCorporateExecutive.* AnAxeToGrind: The Fire Axe is one of the better weapons in the game, dealing 1d20 damage and the ability to damage limbs.* ArtificialZombie: All of the Experiment classes aside from the SuperSoldier. ** Patchwork are either a BodyOfBodies or FrankensteinsMonster.** [[VoiceOfTheLegion Legion]] are corpses that [[ForScience were implanted with 108 demons and ghosts]].** Androids are cyborgs made from the corpses of teenagers and implanted with code to make them better humans.** Radio Zombies are zombies brought back to life [[FateWorseThanDeath (and repeatedly killed by)]] nuclear radiation.* AuthorityEqualsAsskicking: Every [[NintendoHard Nightmare ranked]] enemy is in charge of the lower difficulty versions, even the ones that don't rightly make sense such as Consigliere.* BadassGay: All male werewolves and female Dracul are this by default.* BaldOfEvil: The Primal Vampires are completely hairless and described as savage animals.* BenevolentAlienInvasion: [[ZigzaggedTrope Zigzagged]] with the Aliens PC race. Their real objective is to kill the [[EvilCounterpart venusians]], but they also cite [[WhiteMansBurden protecting the weak and foolish humans]] as reason to invade. They can also launch a [[KnightTemplar full scale genocide to protect us.]]* BlackSpeech: Princesses of Darkness can only speak in this, but are perceived as mute by all others.* BodyOfBodies: Patchwork can be this or a standard issue FrankensteinsMonster.* BombThrowingAnarchist: The Bridge Burners and Host of Fire can be seen as this.* CannibalismSuperpower: Vampires, certain witches, and some Jotun all get powers from eating people* CastFromLifespan: This is how Mummies curse people and do magic.* TheChessmaster: Princesses of Chess, natch.* CorruptCorporateExecutive / HonestCorporateExecutive: [[MegaCorp The Blackwood Company]] aligned players can easily be either. [[EvilCounterpart The Dark Skies Corporation is always evil though]].* CosmicHorrorStory: The Darkness is apparently unstoppable and already destroyed the magical princess homeworld* CrapsackWorld: Despite the name of the game, it's really not. It's really more campy than anything, with the addition of Magical princesses and werefish, in general it has a huge edge of hope and optimism to it, even robots can become human with enough hope and goodwill.* CuteMute: Despite the corruption and muteness, Court of Darkness princesses are still adorable.* DarkIsEvil: [[EldritchAbomination The Darkness]] is this in its purest form, being a massive shadow that consumes and [[MindRape mind rapes]] everything it comes across.* DealWithTheDevil: The Demon Host Witches.* DontFearTheReaper: [[AvertedTrope Averted]], The Reapers will send ghosts to [[EldritchLocation the Death Beyond Death]] if they stay a ghost for more than a week.* EldritchAbomination: The Hosts, the Darkness, The Powers that Be, and the Caretaker* EldritchLocation: Wherever it is that Ghosts go when they die.* EvilLawyerJoke: The Board of Executives are a group of Lawyers who sold their souls for immortality and all of the legal knowledge in the world.* FaceFullOfAlienWingWong: The Breeding team of the Aliens in a nutshell, they usually stick around to bring the kid up with good martian values though, and female Martians can be part of this squad too.* FateWorseThanDeath: A good deal of things in the setting. Amongst them is the [[EldritchLocation Second Death]], and the [[ButtMonkey Radio Zombies]] constantly being killed and brought back to life.* FrankensteinsMonster: What the Patchwork were modeled after.* FusionDance: An ability of the Gem princesses. It's tough to do though.* GodInHumanForm: A mummy class enemy, many player characters would probably qualify as well.* GoldfishPoopGang: The Prism are too busy fighting each other to do anything really.* GoneHorriblyRight:** The Super Soldiers actually obeyed their orders for the most part, the flavor of the game usually starts with the PC gaining enough sentience to NOT obey orders** Same for the Dog Soldiers in the Werebeast Race* GoneHorriblyWrong: The actual name of one of the PC races is "Experiment Gone Horribly Wrong", it consists of Frankenstein's Monster under a new name, thousands of ghosts and demons inside of a single entity, rogue androids, radioactive zombies, and super soldiers.* GoodWitchVersusBadWitch: They're all against each other, but some are better than others.* GranolaGirl: Gaia, of the "Destroy all industrialists" variety.* GreatWhiteHunter: The standard enemy for Werewolves. The Guardians of Earth gain bonuses to their Inner Beast for killing them.* HardDrinkingPartyGirl: The Court of Wine is this, they only travel to Earth to get drunk, party, sleep with some humans, and take their favorite humans back to Uranus with them for more sleeping and drinking.* HumansAreSpecial: Most races have six skills. Humans have seven.* IntrepidReporter: The Name of a human class. It gets bonuses for Persona, Technology, and Funding. It is best to play this class as [[TheFace The Face]] or TheTeamBenefactor.* KillItWithFire: Just about everything is weak to fire.* LesbianVampire: All female Dracul, as well as the Society of Lesbian Vampires, who assassinate outed vampires to keep up [[TheMasquerade the illusion that vampires don't exist]].* LightningGun: The Lightning Gun.* LooksLikeOrlok: Nusferatu and Goblins, among others.* LovecraftLite: The darkness is as Lovecraft as they come, but they are continuously opposed and defeated by the Princesses, and can even be fought by baseline humans.* MagicalGirlWarrior: The Princesses* MagicalNativeAmerican: [[AvertedTrope Averted]], {{Wendigo}} have no magic skill.* MegaCorp: The Blackwood Company and [[EvilCounterpart Dark Skies Corporation]].* [[NintendoHard Nintendo Hard]]: Any enemy with the Nightmare tag, which to date includes: [[TheChosenOne The Chosen One]], The North Wind, [[PhysicalGod The Hosts]], [[Film/JamesBond Double 0 Agents]], The Robot made by Satan, [[EvilLawyerJoke The Board of Executives]], [[EldritchAbomination The Caretaker]], and [[GrimReaper The Grim Reaper]]* NuclearNasty: [[ILoveNuclearPower The Radio Zombie Class]]. They have only 1 voice in their head, making them more sane, but their charred away skin and glowing innards makes it harder for them to blend in.* OurGiantsAreBigger: The giant is the first Jotun Classification, and also the biggest.* OurGoblinsAreDifferent: Despite being as smart as any other class, the goblin of Bleak World is more prone to the RapePillageAndBurn approach of getting to the Homestead than any other Jotun.* OurOgresAreHungrier: The Ogre is a classification of the Jotun race and is actually a tortured and mutated human with the intelligence of a dog, they have great strength, but no real way to get to the homestead.* OurVampiresAreDifferent: Like all races, there are five different kinds** Dracul are the classic style of vampire, they feast on blood, live in castles and all the women are [[LesbianVampire lesbians]]** Mods are the ''Literature/{{Twilight}}'' version, they are (sometimes) immune to the sun, and have an unnatural attraction to teenage girls** Primals are little more than savage beasts, with ''Film/ThirtyDaysOfNight'' being cited as example** [[LooksLikeOrlok Nosferatu]] are the classic hammer horror style vampire that are nightmare incarnate.** {{Wendigo}} are more of a super powered cannibal, but are included as a vampire anyway.* OurWerebeastsAreDifferent: In addition to the standard werewolf there are also** Cat People who are permanantly locked in half beast form** Were Roaches who can turn into 6 foot tall roach monsters** [[JokeCharacter Were Fish, who have all the worst qualities of a frog and none of the advantages]]* PrincessClassic: Princesses of Nature are usually this.* PunyHumans: The view that most monsters have of the humans, sometimes they're right, sometimes they are dead wrong.* SecondLawMyAss: The Android class of [[GoneHorriblyWrong Experiment]] can kill humans all day if you want to.* SheIsTheKing: [[SpearCounterpart Gender Flipped example]] you can play as a male witch or princess.* SplitPersonalityMerge: The goal of the Multiple Men, they can do so with a high magic skill, but even then it will cost them most of their humanity, which could lead to...* SplitPersonalityTakeover: Can happen to [[GoneHorriblyWrong Experiments]] if they sink to low in their humanity or if they lose certain checks to their voices, if they lose the checks, they usually revert to their Prime Consciousness.* SpotlightStealingSquad: The Princesses, the number of times they or one of their enemies appears in another race's backstory is ridiculous, to date they are responsible for: The Jotun losing their home (probably), the Alien occupation of Earth (probably), Ghosts being absorbed by the darkness, the Experiments learning how to become human, Witches splitting into 5 different cults, and bringing on the apocalypse.* StealthPun: The most sexually active Court of Princesses is stationed inside Uranus.* TokenGoodTeammate: Of the [[EldritchAbomination Hosts]] available, [[{{Lunacy}} the Host of the Moon]] is the most moral, asking that you have consensual sex as an offering to her. The other Hosts ask you to [[CannibalismSuperpower eat the corpses of the noble fallen]], [[HumanSacrifice kill a helpless sacrifice with an 11 inch blade]], [[StrawCharacter destroy all the Republicans and anyone else who would threaten nature]], and [[KillItWithFire set things on fire at random]]. All in all casual sex is pretty tame.* TomboyPrincess: Most Princesses are a lead from the front type commander.* [[WellIntentionedExtremist Well Intentioned Extremist]]: All races have shades of this, but the Jotun and Aliens have it the most.** The Jotun only want to get back home, they believe in creating spaceships or magical bridges and marching an army up there to destroy the elven occupation, however the magic to create this is formed via cannibalism and the ritual slaughter of humans.** The Aliens are trying to wipe out the Venusians who have taken over Earth's government at the highest level and are draining our sense of wonder and hope. To combat the Venusians, the Martians are doing the exact same thing.* {{Wendigo}}: A class of vampire.께----

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