a character in a tabletop role-playing game who is controlled by the Game Master.
a character in a video game who executes scripted roles and is not controlled by the player. Abbreviation: NPC
Compare player character.
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abbreviation for (in New Zealand)
National Provincial Championship, an interprovincial rugby competition
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