nonplayer

nonplayer

(ˌnɒnˈpleɪə)
n
a person that is not playing
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Although much public focus on game AI is on improving the strength of opponents and the realism of nonplayer characters, there were many other uses for AI in games and game development discussed in the workshop.
Gerard Depardieu may be a thespic nonplayer these days, but he's clearly found another passion to excite himself about in his new 'eating, traveling and historically-hysterically surprising' show!
Most of the students were computer-generated nonplayer characters programmed to interact with the teacher at a randomly selected sequence.
The BJP with only three states turned out to be a nonplayer.
For the first time in my coaching career, I made a nonplayer a captain,'' Moreau explained.
PATENT TROLL" HAS become a ubiquitous term for the nonplayer entities seeking to extort cash from legitimate patent holders.
By interviewing nonplayer characters (NPCs) within the game through the strategic choice of prefabricated questions, and by combining objects to make tools or reveal evidence about the location of an ancient artifact, the user progresses to the end of the narrative.
But when you have nonplayer Nikola Zigic zooming about the course in a buggy with the sole intention of putting his team-mates off, it got that much tougher.
Nonplayer characters within the game environment guide students through a process of identifying the spreading virus before the situation becomes an epidemic.
Team brand associations in sport could be measured by utilizing the team brand association scale (TBAS) which measures 11 association dimensions: 1) nonplayer personnel; 2) team success; 3) team history; 4) stadium community; 5) team play characteristics; 6) brand mark; 7) organizational attributes; 8) concessions; 9) social interaction; 10) rivalry; and 11) commitment (Ross, James, & Vargas, 2006).