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Basic Trope: A group of characters have themed names.

  • Straight: The main characters in the RPG Tales of Troperion are King, Jack, Ace, Joker, and Queen.
  • Exaggerated: Every character in Tales of Troperion has a card-related name (e.g. Bluff, Suit, Old Maid...)
  • Downplayed: Only the Terrible Trio have themed names: Ace, Queen, and Jack.
  • Justified: The five protagonists come from a kingdom where card games are very popular.
  • Inverted: ???
  • Subverted: It seems everyone is named for cards ... then they meet Bob.
  • Double Subverted: But Bob's last name is Cardington.
  • Parodied: Even animals, places and objects had card-themed names. Or, the heroes have card-themed names and normal nicknames/codenames
  • Zig Zagged: ???
  • Averted: Nobody's name is themed after anything.
  • Enforced: ???
  • Lampshaded: "Why is everyone named for some card-related thing?"
  • Invoked: ???
  • Exploited: ???
  • Defied: ???
  • Discussed: ???
  • Conversed: ???
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