For questions about NPCs (non-player characters). NPC refers to any character in an RPG whose decisions and actions are handled by the game master (or a designated assistant) rather than by a player.

NPC (non-player characters) refers to any character in an RPG whose decisions and actions are handled by the game master (or a designated assistant) rather than by a player.

For questions about strictly, or primarily, adversarial characters controlled by the game master, use . Or for the main adversarial character(s) see For questions about characters controlled by the game master, but who acts alongside the player characters see .