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Character, in broad terms, may refer to either people or symbols.


  • Game character - Someone in the game (person, animal, monster, robot, etc.) who is simulated as an object within the game world.
  • Other people in the game who are not normally considered "game characters":
    • Narrator - The "voice" of the author or the "voice" of the parser within the game.
    • Cameo appearance - Someone who is described as being briefly present in the game, but not simulated as an object.
    • Referenced person - Someone who is merely named or otherwise referenced in the game.
  • Character role - What role or purpose does the character play within the story? (e.g.: shopkeeper, guard, monster, thief, or trader.)
  • Characterization - The manner in which the game characters and other people in the game are portrayed.

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