Prodigal protagonist

Creatures theme

The protagonist is exceptionally, possibly even preternaturally, talented in some demanding field of expertise (especially if young of age).


Alternate names: Genius protagonist
Name variations: superhuman protagonist, prodigy

The first video game about Prodigal protagonist was released on December 1990.

Apogee, Majesco and Double Fine Productions has published most of these games

This can be used even if the character already an adult in case they still express that exceptional level of proficiency (e.g. Albert Einstein).

Child prodigies are identified by combination of this and child protagonist tags, thus there's no need to limit this.

This also covers naturally superhuman individuals though one could assume not everyone fits the bill despite being a prodigy.