The NPC guide to survival: how to live a long & happy life as an unnamed videogame character


Don’t dress like everybody else

Of course cooperation is important, and matching uniforms are a great way to say ‘I’m a team player!’ But you know who’s a really good team? The Justice League. Sure, the spandex bodysuits and eye-masks make them look like a dance troupe gearing up for a particularly camp Phantom Of The Opera On Ice, but how many twelve-part comic stories have you been in over the past 50 years? That’s right: one. And you fell into an acid bath eleven pages in. Jazz it up a bit: a bit of flair and a splash of colour might just mark you out as a tertiary villain with a recurring series role.