Episode 472 – guiding NPCs

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Summary: * (0:37) Non-player characters that can be used to guide the party.<br> * (2:04) Tying the NPC to the group while avoiding them becoming a GMPC.<br> * (8:14) Needing them all the time is a sign something has gone wrong. Keeping them within their own character limits.<br> * (15:36) The ways to avoid overshadowing the party with a guiding NPC.<br> * (25:44) Not giving an NPC a planned future since the story isn’t about them.<br> * (31:19) Too far on the back-burner.<br> * (34:12) Giving the NPCs consistency, usefulness, and the same depth as any other character.<br> Hosts: Brodeur, Chad, Dan, Julia<br>