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Non-player character

Index Non-player character

A non-player character (NPC) in a game is any character that is not controlled by a player. [1]

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Ace Attorney

Ace Attorney is a series of visual novel adventure video games developed by Capcom.

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Artificial intelligence in video games

In video games, artificial intelligence is used to generate responsive, adaptive or intelligent behaviors primarily in non-player characters (NPCs), similar to human-like intelligence.

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Avatar (computing)

In computing, an avatar is the graphical representation of the user or the user's alter ego or character.

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Backstory

A backstory, background story, back-story, or background is a set of events invented for a plot, presented as preceding and leading up to that plot.

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Black Isle Studios

Black Isle Studios was a division of the developer and publisher Interplay Entertainment that developed role-playing video games.

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Champions (role-playing game)

Champions is a role-playing game published by Hero Games designed to simulate and function in a four-color superhero comic book world.

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Character (arts)

A character (sometimes known as a fictional character) is a person or other being in a narrative (such as a novel, play, television series, film, or video game).

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Chrono (series)

The series is a video game franchise developed and published by Square, and is currently owned by Square Enix.

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Clannad (visual novel)

is a Japanese visual novel developed by Key and released on April 28, 2004 for Windows PCs.

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Cosmic Soldier (video game)

is a role-playing video game for MSX home computers and is the first game in the Cosmic Soldier series.

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Cutscene

A cutscene or event scene (sometimes in-game cinematic or in-game movie) is a sequence in a video game that is not interactive, breaking up the gameplay.

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Dating sim

Dating sims, or, are a video game subgenre of simulation games, usually Japanese, with romantic elements.

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Dialogue tree

A dialogue tree, or conversation tree, is a gameplay mechanic that is used throughout many adventure games (including action-adventure games) and role-playing video games.

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Dragon Age

Dragon Age is a Canadian dark fantasy role-playing video game series created by BioWare.

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Dragon Quest

Dragon Quest, published as Dragon Warrior in North America until 2005, is a series of console role-playing video games created by Yuji Horii and his studio Armor Project.

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Dungeons & Dragons

Dungeons & Dragons (abbreviated as D&DMead, Malcomson; ''Dungeons & Dragons'' FAQ or DnD) is a fantasy tabletop role-playing game (RPG) originally designed by Gary Gygax and Dave Arneson.

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Fahrenheit (2005 video game)

Fahrenheit (known as Indigo Prophecy in North America) is a cinematic interactive drama action-adventure video game developed by Quantic Dream and published by Atari, Inc. for the PlayStation 2 and Xbox.

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Fate/stay night

is a Japanese visual novel developed by Type-Moon, which was originally released as an adult game for Windows.

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Fiction

Fiction is any story or setting that is derived from imagination—in other words, not based strictly on history or fact.

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Final Fantasy

Final Fantasy is a science fiction and fantasy media franchise created by Hironobu Sakaguchi, and developed and owned by Square Enix (formerly Square).

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Fire Emblem

Fire Emblem is a tactical role-playing game franchise developed by Intelligent Systems and published by Nintendo.

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Future US

Future US, Inc. (formerly known as Imagine Media and The Future Network USA) is an American media corporation specializing in targeted magazines and websites in the video games, music, and technology markets.

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Gamasutra

Gamasutra is a website founded in 1997 that focuses on all aspects of video game development.

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Gamemaster

A gamemaster (GM; also known as game master, game manager, game moderator or referee) is a person who acts as an organizer, officiant for questions regarding rules, arbitrator, and moderator for a multiplayer role-playing game.

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Heavy Rain

Heavy Rain is an action-adventure game developed by Quantic Dream and published by Sony Computer Entertainment as a PlayStation 3 exclusive in February 2010.

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Hero System

The Hero System is a generic role-playing game system that was developed from the superhero RPG Champions.

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J.B. Harold Murder Club

J.B. Harold Murder Club, known as J.B. Harold no Jikenbo #1: Murder Club in Japan, is a 1986 murder mystery adventure game, developed by Riverhillsoft and released for the NEC PC-98, MSX, MS-DOS, NEC TurboGrafx-CD (TurboDuo) and Nintendo DS platforms.

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Kanon (visual novel)

is a Japanese adult visual novel developed by Key released on June 4, 1999 for Windows PCs.

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Langrisser

is a tactical role-playing video game series created by Masaya Games.

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Mass Effect

Mass Effect is a science fiction action role-playing third-person shooter video game series developed by the Canadian company BioWare and released for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and Microsoft Windows, with the third installment also released on the Wii U. The fourth game was released on Windows, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in March 2017.

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Massively multiplayer online role-playing game

Massively multiplayer online role-playing games (MMORPGs) are a combination of role-playing video games and massively multiplayer online games in which a very large number of players interact with one another within a virtual world.

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Megami Tensei

Megami Tensei, marketed internationally as Shin Megami Tensei (formerly Revelations), is a Japanese media franchise created by Kouji Okada (credited as Cozy Okada in English), Ginichiro Suzuki, and Kazunari Suzuki.

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Metal Max (series)

is a Japanese series of turn-based, nonlinear, open world, post-apocalyptic, vehicle combat, role-playing video games dating back to 1991.

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Mob (gaming)

A mob, short for mobile, also known as an enemy or mook, is a computer-controlled non-player character (NPC) in a computer game such as an MMORPG or MUD.

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Myst Online: Uru Live

Myst Online: Uru Live is an open source massively multiplayer online adventure game developed by Cyan Worlds.

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Neverwinter Nights

Neverwinter Nights is a third-person role-playing video game developed by BioWare.

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Next Generation (magazine)

Next Generation (also known as NextGen) was a video game magazine that was published by Imagine Media (now Future Network USA).

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Nobilis

Nobilis is a contemporary fantasy role-playing game created by Jenna K. Moran, writing under the name R. Sean Borgstrom.

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Nonlinear gameplay

A video game with nonlinear gameplay presents players with challenges that can be completed in a number of different sequences.

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Persistent world

A persistent world or persistent state world (PSW) is a virtual world which, by the definition by Richard Bartle, "continues to exist and develop internally even when there are no people interacting with it".

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Persona (series)

Persona, also known as Shin Megami Tensei: Persona, is a video game franchise developed and primarily published by Atlus.

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Player character

A player character (also known as PC and playable character) is a fictional character in a role-playing game or video game whose actions are directly controlled by a player of the game rather than the rules of the game.

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Policenauts

is a graphic adventure game with a hard science fiction storyline, written and directed by Hideo Kojima, and published by Konami.

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Radiant Historia

Radiant Historia is a role-playing video game co-developed by Atlus and Headlock for the Nintendo DS.

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SaGa

is a series of science fiction open world role-playing video games formerly developed by Square, and is currently owned by Square Enix.

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Sakura Wars

is a Japanese media franchise created by Ouji Hiroi, and is developed and formally licensed by Red Entertainment and Sega (who also owns the franchise).

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Shadow of Memories

(Shadow of Destiny in North America) is an adventure game developed by Konami Computer Entertainment Tokyo and published by Konami.

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Shenmue

Shenmue is an action-adventure game series created, produced and directed by Yu Suzuki.

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Snatcher (video game)

Snatcher is a cyberpunk-themed graphic adventure game written by Hideo Kojima and produced by Konami.

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Star Ocean

Star Ocean is a franchise of action role-playing video games developed by the Japanese company tri-Ace and published and owned by Square Enix (formerly Enix).

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Statistic (role-playing games)

A statistic (or stat) in role-playing games is a piece of data that represents a particular aspect of a fictional character.

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Tabletop role-playing game

A tabletop role-playing game (or pen-and-paper role-playing game) is a form of role-playing game (RPG) in which the participants describe their characters' actions through speech.

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The Portopia Serial Murder Case

, also known as The Portopia Serial Murder Case, is an adventure game designed by Yuji Horii and published by Enix.

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To Heart

is a Japanese adult visual novel developed by Leaf and released on May 23, 1997 for Windows.

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Tokimeki Memorial

is a dating sim video game developed and published by Konami.

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Ultima (series)

Ultima is a series of open world fantasy role-playing video games from Origin Systems, Inc. Ultima was created by Richard Garriott.

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Ultima III: Exodus

Ultima III: Exodus is the third game in the series of Ultima role-playing video games.

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Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar, first released in 1985 for the Apple II, is the fourth in the series of Ultima role-playing video games.

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Vampire: The Masquerade

Vampire: The Masquerade is a tabletop role-playing game (tabletop RPG) created by Mark Rein-Hagen and released in 1991 by White Wolf Publishing as the first of several Storyteller System games for its World of Darkness setting line.

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Video game

A video game is an electronic game that involves interaction with a user interface to generate visual feedback on a video device such as a TV screen or computer monitor.

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Video game genre

A video game genre is a classification assigned to a video game based on its gameplay interaction rather than visual or narrative differences.

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Visual novel

A is an interactive game genre, which originated in Japan, featuring mostly static graphics, most often using anime-style art or occasionally live-action stills (and sometimes video footage).

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White Wolf Publishing

White Wolf Publishing is an American roleplaying game and book publisher.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Non-player_character

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