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Split-up PC functionality - an IFDB Poll

by baf
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In a normal game, there is a single fictional entity that is considered to be:
- The protagonist: the character that the player is meant to identify with, and whose goals you are trying to achieve
- The viewpoint character: the character whose perceptions are described by the output text; sometimes an explicit in-game narrator
- The agent: the being who acts on your commands
- The PC: the fictionalized representation of the player's intentionality; the origin of player commands in the gameworld; the "you" addressed in second-person narration

Normally, all of these functions are fulfilled by a single character. I'm interested in finding games where it's broken up into multiple fictional entities -- for example, where the narrator is distinct from the character you control, or the player commands are treated as orders given by one character to another. Feel free to include games that split up the PC functionality in ways not covered by the above roles, but please be specific about how the game fits here.

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Fail-Safe, by Jon Ingold
9 votes
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Counterfeit Monkey, by Emily Short
6 votes
"The narrator isn't quite the person you control." [+]... "The PC is a..." [+]... (No comment) [+]... (No comment) [+]... (No comment) [+]... "The narrator and..." [+]...

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Bellclap, by Tommy Herbert
6 votes
"A rare triple split" [+]... (No comment) [+]... (No comment) [+]... (No comment) [+]... (No comment) [+]... "One of the..." [+]...

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Deadline Enchanter, by Alan DeNiro
5 votes
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Suspended, by Michael Berlyn
5 votes
"The PC is in..." [+]... (No comment) [+]... (No comment) [+]... "You control a..." [+]... (No comment) [+]...

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Violet, by Jeremy Freese
4 votes
"A weird border case" [+]... "The narrator is an imaginary version of the PC's girlfriend." [+]... (No comment) [+]... (No comment) [+]...

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LASH -- Local Asynchronous Satellite Hookup, by Paul O'Brian
3 votes
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Voices, by Aris Katsaris
3 votes
"The PC and narrator is Joan of Arc, while the player takes the role of God." [+]... (No comment) [+]... (No comment) [+]...

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Spider and Web, by Andrew Plotkin
2 votes
"You're not quite yourself." [+]... (No comment) [+]...

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The Primrose Path, by Nolan Bonvouloir
2 votes
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Piece of Mind, by Giles Boutel
1 vote
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Crystal and Stone Beetle and Bone, by Jenny Brennan
1 vote
"The character..." [+]...

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Casi Muerto, by Juan Antonio Paz Salgado
1 vote
"Your space suit is the agent." [+]...

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Ugly Chapter, by Sam Kabo Ashwell
1 vote
"The story is told..." [+]...

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Śrquel, the black dragon, by David T. Marchand
1 vote
"Viewpoint character/agent split" [+]...

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The Beetmonger's Journal, by Scott Starkey
1 vote
"The frame story..." [+]...

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Sir Ramic Hobbs and the High Level Gorilla, by Gil Williamson
1 vote
"Narrated by a..." [+]...

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Terminal, by C. Everett
1 vote
"The PC is a..." [+]...

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Speculative Fiction, by Diane Christoforo and Thomas Mack
1 vote
"Wizard is trapped..." [+]...

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TWEEZER, by Richard Goodness and PaperBlurt
1 vote
"The PC is a..." [+]...

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