Stories are typically categorized into genres. These are vague categories with no fixed boundaries. Genres are formed by sets of conventions, and many works cross into multiple genres by way of borrowing and recombining these conventions. As such, established genres have a variety of associated tropes.
- Action Adventure
- Speculative Fiction
Game and Story Use
- Making a conscious decision to go (or not) with a specific genre will help guide the rest of your choices. It will also help players know what to expect and how to act.