In 2072, Gaming have taken the world by storm and everyone around the world treating gamers as celebrities more than actual celebrities. In order to become highest-rank gamer, lowest-rank gamer must attend to a prestigious academy and get taught by highest-rank gamer. The principal of the academy controversially hired an once popular gamer named Kurtis Howard to become the teacher for lowest-ranked class despite being loathes by gaming community.
As Kurtis mentoring his class, he have a flashback of him as a young boy and his training from legendary gamer, CrypticExecutioner.
Kurtis’ team won Gaming War Zone and Nathan and his team (except Miranda) are arrested for their crimes. Connor honor the team by making each of them highest- ranked gamers and give Kurtis a glove that was once belong to CrypticExecutioner and to.d him that it’s your. Kurtis is now beloved by gaming community and continue working as a teacher for lowest-ranked gamers while his team are helping him out as well
Inspiration: Ready Player One and School of Rock
Kurtis Howard/KillSwitch- An once popular gamer who is despised by gaming community for using illegal object in his match is hired by his childhood friend to be the teacher for low-ranked class despite the class initially hostile toward him. He’s more of Joe Clark than Dewey Finn as he doesn’t take shit from others.
Nathan Jansen/TwistedDamage- A former best friend of Kurtis and Main Antagonist who was responsible for tarnishing Kurtis’ reputation as he was getting jealous of him for overshadowing him. He’s one of popular gamer who also teaching lowest-ranked gamers and willing to do anything to ruining Kurtis once and for all.
He was finally defeated by Kurtis and he was exposed to whole world that not only he’s a troll but he also cheating in a lot of match which cause his reputation to severed damaged for good and was put into Game Over Jail and will spend the rest of his life in prison with no parole
Rachel Stratton/SniperPrincess- A low-ranked gamer and the best student in low-ranked class who came from a wealthy family but she doesn’t like her wealthy life and want to become a gamer instead. She initially doesn’t like Kurtis for what he did in his match and telling him that CrypticExecutioner would be disappointed in him and doesn’t want him to be her teacher but as time go by, she developed a romantic feeling for him and feel guilty after learning the real truth about the incident.
Spencer Fowler/Dar Wolf- A low-ranked gamer and the goofball of the class who doesn’t see himself as the leader and think Rachel is a better leader than him. He have a big crush on Miranda.
After Rachel got kidnapped by Nathan, Spencer must take on the leadership in Rachel’s place and learn that he does have a great leadership than what he’s initially thought and he finally start dating Miranda
Darren Gallagher/QuantumRazor- A low-ranked gamer from Ireland and the grandson of Connor Gallagher. He’s the first one to befriend Kurtis and he treat him with a respect due of Kurtis’ mentor is a good friend with his grandfather and doesn’t want to disrespect his grandfather which put him odd with Rachel and Gavin.
Gavin Jones/GrimGhost- A low-ranked gamer from Australia and the rebellious one who doesn’t respect Kurtis a lot for being a cheater and want him to face him like a real man and he’s at odd with Darren for respecting a cheater like Kurtis. However, Gavin finally respect Kurtis after Kurtis defeat him with no cheating tactic.
Sofía Gonzalez/W1ck3dRush- A Hispanic low-ranked gamer and the youngest of the group. She doesn’t mind Kurtis as long he can help her of becoming a high-ranked gamer like him and want to prove everyone wrong about her as she was getting tired of being look down by her peer.
Johnny Reinhart/DestructiveFrenzy- A top student of the academy, Nathan’s protégé and secondary antagonist who look down on low-ranked gamers as pathetic and he hate to lose as he see himself as a winner. He’s Spencer’s arch-nemesis as he doesn’t want him to spending time with Miranda.
He lost to Spencer after Spencer outsmart him and not only Miranda break up with him but he was expelled from the academy and put into Game Over Jail for his crime
Miranda Jansen/SavageFury- A top student of the academy, Nathan’s younger sister and Johnny’s girlfriend who initially being rude to low-ranked gamers for lacking their skills but she become kinder after Spencer show kindness to her despite being rude to him.
She break up with Johnny after trying to kill Spencer for losing to him and severed her ties with Nathan after he was exposed as a troll/hacker. She started a romantic relationship with Spencer
Brandon Sanchez/XenoZeroHell- A top student of the academy and Nathan’s student who love to bullying low-ranked gamers especially Sofía and telling her that she will never become high-ranked gamer.
After Jansen’s team got defeated, Sofîa walk toward Brandon and crush Brandon’s ball and says “It’s hurt, doesn’t it?” and Brandon is still crying and someone upload to YouTube and he become a laughingstock for having his ball crush by a girl
Leon Tucker/DarkOvermind- An infamous troll who have ability to transform into a monster and he’s associate of Nathan and help him of winning in his match.
Kurtis destroyed him and telling him that he won’t be hurting gamers anymore as he severed Leon’s connection to the gaming world and he was arrested by gaming police
Serena Numbers/MistTrigger- The principal of The Gamer Academy, Kurtis’ childhood friend and CrypticExecutioner’s daughter who is one of few people who still care about Kurtis and she was the one who offer him a job at the academy as she hoped this job will help Kurtis’ reputation despite the academy against the idea. She initially didn’t want to get married as she was having hard time of her father’s tragic death and regretted of not saying goodbye to him
She finally meet the spirit of CrypticExecutioner in Gaming world and her father encouraged her to move on and she finally say goodbye to him. She end up marrying Max
Max Hebert/DoomBlaster- The vice-principal of The Gamer Academy and Serena’s love interest who is one year younger than her but he’s in love with her as she was the one who save him from bullies when they were a kid. Despite his gamer tag, he’s more feminine than Serena who is masculine. He doesn’t oppose Serena’s choice of hiring Kurtis as he knew how much Kurtis means to Serena.
He propose to her and Serena reveal she was in love with him and say yes after the meeting with the spirit of her dad encouraged to say yes to Max’s proposal.
Kyle Chase/GoldCarnage- A gym teacher who is one of popular high-ranked gamer and ladies adore him. He like to be rough around boys and put them through dangerous section of the game. He’s like stereotypical action hero with accent like Arnold Schwarzenegger combine with blonde heartthrob like Leonardo DiCaprio
Tina Auckland/FrostGlitch- A chubby nurse from New Zealand who heal the students with her healing magic. She will use her freezing power to freeze the student if they try to run away from needle shot.
Craig Hogwood/AtomicRingLeader- The color commentator of Gaming War Zone with bright and colorful suit who love to troll the audience and riffing the match. He have ability to disguise himself to prank on the gamers much to their annoyance.
Stu Kirton/ToxicDeathMatch- The color commentator of Gaming War Zone and Craig’s partner-in-crime. Despite his gaming tag, he dress and act like David Bowie and love to sing a lot. He antagonize lowest-rank gamers as he love to give them a hard time.
Nicole Nash/PrimeBattle- The main commentator of Gaming War Zone who get annoyed by Craig and Stu’s antic as she want to focus on the match. She would punch either Craig or Stu if they tried to do any more shenanigans during the match. In contrast of Stu, Nicole is very supporting toward lowest-rank gamers and hit Stu for being mean to them.
Simon Bunn/MadSin- The announcer of Gaming War Zone who is very eccentric dude who love to make sound effect when he introduces the gamer. Many gamers considered him to be mad man for his outrageous way of winning the game
Daniel Snider/MajesticVoid- A troll who was sent by Leon to attack Kurtis and his team but was destroyed by Kurtis and severed his connection to the gaming world.
Connor Gallagher/MoonSeer- A retired gamer and Darren’s grandfather who was friend with CrypticExecutioner before he was killed in his match which lead Gallagher to create more safety headset to prevent any gamer from being killed. He’s the judge of Gaming War Zone and favor KillSwitch over TwistedDamage since he knew Kurtis very well.
Ace Numbers/CrypticExecutioner- A deceased gamer, Kurtis’ mentor and Serena’s father who is considered to be legendary and beloved by many gaming community. He took Kurtis in after his parents was killed in plane crash and show kindness to him and telling him to never let anyone tell him what to do. In one fateful day, he was killed when his headset malfunctioning and fry his brain. After his death, they build a statue of him to honor him and legend has it that Ace’s consciousness live in the gaming world as the spirit.
He came back as the spirit to help Kurtis out of defeating Nathan and have one last talk with him before heading to talk with his daughter
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