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    Any character you can control in a game is a Player Character (PC), as opposed to a non-player character (NPC), which is a character that can only be controlled by the game.

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    Player Character last edited by PlamzDooM on 04/07/22 12:56PM View full history

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    The player character is inarguably the most important character in many video games. He or she is the in-game representative of the player's own self, and is subject to their commands.

    The first player character with a distinct name was Pac-Man, in Namco's Pac-Man franchise, which originated in the arcades.

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