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Hero of Many is a video game originally released for mobile devices in 2013. It was developed by independent video game developer Trickster Arts. It follows a ball-shaped white creature (known as Hero) as he leads white fishes in a war for survival against Black and his army that genocides the white ones.

Hero of Many provides examples of:

  • Alas, Poor Villain: Black fishes became evil only because of Black mass and one of them is controlled for a short time.
  • Anyone Can Die: Only Red and Blue make it to the end.
  • Art Game: Visuals and soundtrack qualifies the game.
  • Big Bad: Black
  • Book Ends: The game ends where it started.
  • Boss Fight: There are some
  • Damsel in Distress: Red plays this role several times. Subverted in some other occasions.
  • Dark World: Pretty dark and dangerous.
  • Evil Counterpart: Black is this for Hero.
  • Final Solution: Black fishes intend to genocide the white ones. In the end, White fishes annihilate the black ones.
  • The Hero Dies:The game ends when Hero dies after he absorbed the antagonist.
  • The High Queen: Red is also called Red Queen.
  • Heroic Sacrifice: Hero kills black in the end but it costs him his life.
  • Hopeless Boss Fight: The first encounter with Black Captain.
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  • Hopeless War: Subverted by Hero.
  • The Leader: Hero is this for White fishes while Black is this for Black fishes.
  • One True Love: Hero and Red are probably this.
  • The Only One: Hero is the only one who can stand up Black and hs army.
  • Minimalism: Easy graphics, no dialogues and short length.
  • The Plague: Black fishes are actually white fishes that were corrupt by black mass.
  • Recurring Boss: Black
  • Sadist: Black fishes
  • Solo Sequence: Hero gets this multiple times. Especially in level 24.
  • Spikes of Doom: Trap that you can come across.
  • Tragic Hero: Hero is an example of this. Many of his friends die and he is even forced to kill his best friend. In the end he dies to achieve his goal.
  • Tragic Monster: Practically all black fishes and especially the one that player controls for a short time.
  • Videogame Caring Potential: Player can start to care for his swarm.