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#4 - That is not the face of someone who is upset. That is the fac… 06/25/2015 on The face of a broken kid +9
#10 - The best part that, I think everyone's missing is that THE TRU… 06/05/2015 on Like a glove +1
#31 - Please see: in regard to part 2 of your post. 06/03/2015 on How to be "That Guy" 0
#30 - now, there are some decent DMPCs, people who are there only… 06/03/2015 on How to be "That Guy" +1
#29 - I need to disagree with you wholeheartedly on the matter of DM…  [+] (1 new reply) 06/03/2015 on How to be "That Guy" 0
#30 - sanuscompleo (06/03/2015) [-]
now, there are some decent DMPCs, people who are there only as quest givers
As a dungeon master, I would feel stifled if I went into a game with this restriction, not because I'd intended to build a supplementary PC or companion, but rather should the story required this of me I would not be able to do so unless they act only as quest giver. Once again, I feel you're being a bit unfair, dndxplain. I would like to argue that a successful supplementary PC could assist the party in many more ways than that. Not only that, but there are only two core distinctions between a DMPC and a functioning assisting party member. I feel that the challenge here is not with the concept, but the ethical incorporation of the thing. Would you agree that if a DM could make a DMPC that functioned as a member of the party with no greater or lesser level of competence that it would be successful? What if said NPC demonstrated realistic flaws such as a player might incorporate into their own character? Unfortunately since the matter is subjective opinion, I have no evidence to further that particular argument, but I leave it to your thoughts.

A DMPC is much like a self-inserted character in a narrative
I feel that this implication could not be further from the truth. Is a grueling blacksmith's thoughts on his daughter's marriage indicative of the DM's own personal worldviews? If a Lich is creating a portal into the abyss for his dark lord's agents, does this mean the DM is secretly an undead monstrosity of great and terrible power feel all life should be eradicated by a hungry horde of demons? I should certainly hope not.

I would like to posit that a DMPC is much like any other NPC, save a few differences. Those being that the DM roleplays using the aforementioned DMPC more frequently than other NPCs (possibly), and has been built using the same rules used to create Player Characters.

I would like to wrap up by saying that there was actually a reason I wrote a several-hundred word essay on the subject. In many of the places I frequent, there is SIGNIFICANT hate given to the idea of a DMPC. I've rarely been anything but a Game Master, and I use DMPCs when necessary, so I've never personally had an issue with it. The reason why these two comments are so long is because I wanted to defend my platform fully.

1 To this writer, the definition of Mary Sue is a character that panders to the wish fulfillment fantasies of the author in a way that is ultimately detrimental to the story and the enjoyment of other players. It is difficult to codify what precisely a Mary Sue is, due to the term's subjective nature- it could be different for anyone.

A final note for those of you who have gotten so far in my writing- If you experience a DM who is using a bad DMPC, one that lessens the enjoyment of the majority of the group, you should talk to your DM about it. If they refuse to quit making the game unenjoyable, you should find another DM or perhaps volunteer yourself. There are millions of players. There are substantially less Game Masters.
#3850 - No... no, she's my fiance. We've been together for 6 or so ye…  [+] (1 new reply) 04/21/2015 on What do you currently look... +1
User avatar #3869 - thetitansguru (04/21/2015) [-]
Well its good faggots like you can get married
#3788 - You also don't mind getting it from dudes either. …  [+] (4 new replies) 04/21/2015 on What do you currently look... +1
User avatar #3800 - thetitansguru (04/21/2015) [-]
Nah just a fucking pussy faggot pretending to be one
#3850 - sanuscompleo (04/21/2015) [-]
No... no, she's my fiance. We've been together for 6 or so years. Getting married in the summer.
User avatar #3869 - thetitansguru (04/21/2015) [-]
Well its good faggots like you can get married
#3789 - silvanyis (04/21/2015) [-]
Shh. On the internet nobody knows you're a grill.
#3786 - Hon, stop it, you're not playing fair. Getting into a…  [+] (6 new replies) 04/21/2015 on What do you currently look... +1
User avatar #3787 - silvanyis (04/21/2015) [-]
...But I like Penguins.
#3788 - sanuscompleo (04/21/2015) [-]
You also don't mind getting it from dudes either.

but that's because you're a grill
User avatar #3800 - thetitansguru (04/21/2015) [-]
Nah just a fucking pussy faggot pretending to be one
#3850 - sanuscompleo (04/21/2015) [-]
No... no, she's my fiance. We've been together for 6 or so years. Getting married in the summer.
User avatar #3869 - thetitansguru (04/21/2015) [-]
Well its good faggots like you can get married
#3789 - silvanyis (04/21/2015) [-]
Shh. On the internet nobody knows you're a grill.
#19 - Also: Teeth clacking. One row of teeth touch, then so must th…  [+] (1 new reply) 10/22/2013 on definition of evil 0
User avatar #20 - thefogwoggler (10/22/2013) [-]
dammit i'd forgot now you've set me off again. typing is hell each finger must touch a key but i'm used to to typing using different fingers AHHH GOD SEND HELP MY LEFT HAND IS ON MY DESK A BIT MORE THAN MY RIGHT NOW THEY WON'T BALANCE OUT
#5 - This is actually incredibly soothing to see. I hate vending machines.  [+] (1 new reply) 10/22/2013 on omnomnom +8
User avatar #13 - Blarge (10/22/2013) [-]
i hate children
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#1 - sanuscompleo (01/20/2012) [-]
Testing

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#2 to #1 - sanuscompleo (01/20/2012) [-]
Nope. homeuax
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