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Who Knows What Could Happen Next?! ...Well, nearly anything, really.
- The Current Unoffical Slogan for WAOA - High-School: Alternate Universe.

We Are Our Avatars, High School AU (full title ITT: We Are Our Avatars - High School: Alternate Universe) is a Play By Post Forum Game on the TV Tropes Forum and a spin-off of the original We Are Our Avatars.

Originally made because of several players interest from the original WAOA, a second topic was created. At the moment, it's still relatively new with nearly 11,000 posts but is steadily growing in size. At the moment, there's been no real 'arcs' or any real plot to follow so players can usually leap right in, provided they read the rules and at least introduce themselves.


    Current List of Faculty 
  • Joshua Luminate: Principal
  • Sugar: Secretary to Principal
  • Shepard : Vice Principle
  • Sho: Advanced Mathematics
  • Night of Wallachia: Drama
  • Terry Bogard: English
  • Glados : General Science
  • George: Health
  • Aeon: History
  • Mordecai: History
  • Miwa : Innate abilities (Specialized training)
  • E.V.A. : Information Technology
  • Daft Punk: Music
  • Hawke : Physics and Self defence
  • Kane : Politics
  • The Doctor (5th Incarnation): Temporal Mechanics
  • Oman and Felisita: Student Counseling
  • Zaeed Massani : Security, Detention Overseer
  • Saul Tigh: Security, Detention overseer.
  • Renegade!Wrex : Janitor

This thread provides examples of...

  • Accidental Pervert: Dave teleports using his handmade device, into Cirno's room as she's changing.(with Mitch there) This is not even the first time though, In fact the first time he uses the device he ends up in Umbra's dorm... while she is getting dressed. And Arcie... with Heiress there. Let's just say it's been a Running Gag and leave it at that.
  • Anti-Magic: Magic Canceler is capable of taking away EVERYONE's magical abilities and powers should it raise its aura. Thankfully, this isn't all the time.
  • Attack of the 50-Foot Whatever: Mana, per the usual. Lillian is a much smaller version of this, albeit she's around Goro's height.
  • Child Soldiers: Zeke. He's only fourteen and known as the Colbat Blue Major.
  • Cloudcuckoolander: Joe likes to sing about destroying organics, much to people's chagrin. He also once got lost in the desert thinking that he was going to the arcade. He professes to know nothing of organics, save that they're squishy.
  • Cool Car: Mordecai drives a Runner to school, which carries a front-mounted machine gun and a machine gun turret.
  • Foreshadowing: Shares some characters with We Are Our Adventuring Avatars, albeit in younger forms, so allusions to events to come in this game tend to pop up.
  • Friendless Background: Until he came to the high school, Wren was basically stuck in the house and hospital and without a single friend. Thankfully, he's quite happy to have a lot of friends.
  • Genius Loci: The school is sentient, and comments on the events inside on more than one occasion. Only Sapph can hear it, though.
  • Hidden Depths:
    • Red's actually not a bad cook, having had to cook for himself while traveling.
    • Apart from being really intelligent, interested in computers and...a bit too emotional, Wren enjoys singing and cooking.
  • Horny Devils: Subverted, for the most part. Heiress is a Succubus, but she's far from horny. At least, not in the present. On the other hand, it's hard to fight back urges, so seeing Hilarity as a very hot girl and then as a Red Oni (who is just as hot) makes her blush.
  • Ill Boy: Wren. And when we mean ill, we mean his medication is the only thing preventing him from suffering a horrible, horrible death.
  • Irony: Magic Canceller cannot cast magic naturally. It teaches magic class. It also cancels out magic, meaning spells cannot be cast around it.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: Despite Zel's rough exterior, he does care a lot about his friends.
  • Killer Robot: As a combat robot, Sniper Joe can slip into this when he feels threatened. Privately, he enjoys violence, but mainly keeps this to himself and tries to suppress it.
  • Middle-of-Nowhere Street: Blatant in both versions of the roleplays. Notably, the second version even goes so far as having the unnamed School actually in a random dimensional world with landscapes. How many of them are named? None.
  • Multi-Armed and Dangerous: Suzie Equestrius has six arms uses six swords and bone-chilling magic in combat.
  • Naïve Newcomer: Sniper Joe has very little idea how the school works.
  • No Sense of Direction: The school's nature wreaks havoc on Joe's sensors. He often gets lost as a result.
  • Otaku Surrogate: Sanae and Zinda are Mecha Otakus. Known for having a collection of anime and manga along with plenty of model kits. They usually favor the edgy Zaku IIs over dolls.
  • Puberty Superpower: This is increasingly common now, specifically with Gill. Most of Cly's Touhou characters that weren't already powered also recieved this treatment, although it was due to outside circumstances.
  • Reed Richards Is Useless: David Shine makes useless things half the time instead of going to classes. Usually.
  • Running Gag:
    • The most infamous one is people bumping into each other.
    • Between Mitch and Cirno is when Coitus Ensues. Kept offscreen for obvious reasons.
    • Much like the first one, Shadow is now starting to hit the walls. Including getting embedded in them.
      • Which leads to Sapph getting a headache whenever the school is damaged.
    • Travis' failure to hit on anyone without getting a rude reaction. This may be related to his Butt-Monkey status, however.
    • Cirno getting knocked out.
    • Heiress getting flustered at the slightest embarassment or perverted thing.
    • For a short time, Dave's teleport machine kept getting the wrong rooms, often getting him a slap to the face or another punishment.
    • Lillian giving people marshmallow hells. Now that she has a boyfriend who's one head shorter than her, it's only going to get worse.
  • Shopkeeper: Mordecai runs a store in the desert section of the school called Mordecai's Outriggers.
  • Unsettling Gender Reveal: Discussed: part of the reason Rowan has no interest in explaining their gender when prompted.
  • Willfully Weak:
    • Goro knows that he's stronger than most, and only pulls out the stops when he absolutely has to. Mostly against Scorpion and a Hollow.
    • Arcueid holds about 70% of her power back, directing most of it to suppressing her bloodlust.


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