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Games with NPCs that tag along - an IFDB Poll

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List here any games that feature a (preferably memorable!) "sidekick" character - an NPC who follows the viewpoint character around for most or all of the game, as per Floyd in Planetfall or Trent/Tiffany in Leather Goddesses of Phobos.

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Planetfall, by Steve Meretzky
8 votes
"Features probably the most famous sidekick NPC, Floyd." [+]... "I liked it so much that "Floyd" has been part of my online name for at least the last 15 years." [+]... "Floyd. Annoying, useful, VERY cute." [+]... "Floyd!" [+]... (No comment) [+]... (No comment) [+]... (No comment) [+]... "Floyd, obviously." [+]...

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The Hobbit, by Philip Mitchell and Veronika Megler
4 votes
"Surely the Hobbit did it first" [+]... (No comment) [+]... "The Hobbit..." [+]... (No comment) [+]...

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Adventurer's Consumer Guide, by Řyvind Thorsby
4 votes
"The goblin is..." [+]... (No comment) [+]... (No comment) [+]... (No comment) [+]...

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Leather Goddesses of Phobos, by Steve Meretzky
3 votes
"Features Trent ... or Tiffany, depending on which gender you choose." [+]... (No comment) [+]... (No comment) [+]...

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Slouching Towards Bedlam, by Star Foster and Daniel Ravipinto
2 votes
"Features Triage." [+]... (No comment) [+]...

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Seastalker, by Stu Galley, Jim Lawrence
2 votes
"Tip is your..." [+]... "Tip is along for..." [+]...

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The Plant, by Michael J. Roberts
2 votes
"Mike Roberts' original demo game for TADS 2 has the PC's boss tagging along" [+]... (No comment) [+]...

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Treasures of a Slaver's Kingdom, by S. John Ross
2 votes
"Sidekick is Gunwar, a pirate Dwarf who can also be wielded as a talking hand-weapon." [+]... (No comment) [+]...

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Stationfall, by Steve Meretzky
2 votes
"More Floyd!" [+]... "Can't get enough Floyd!" [+]...

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Blighted Isle, by Eric Eve
2 votes
"You're solo for..." [+]... (No comment) [+]...

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Earth And Sky 3: Luminous Horizon, by Paul O'Brian
2 votes
"Austin (a.k.a...." [+]... (No comment) [+]...

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Sherlock: The Riddle of the Crown Jewels, by Bob Bates
2 votes
"The titular..." [+]... (No comment) [+]...

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Violet, by Jeremy Freese
1 vote
"Not your..." [+]...

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Barsoom Adventure #1: The Lost City, by Susan Schnitger
1 vote
"Ijjit says" [+]...

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Roofed, by Jim Munroe
1 vote
"Your brother Anton." [+]...

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Wisher, Theurgist, Fatalist, by Xavid
1 vote
"The Theurgist and the Fatalist" [+]...

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An Escape To Remember, by Sean Barrett, Tom Blawgus, Roger Carbol, John Cater, Ricardo Dague, Jeremy Douglass, Josh Giesbrecht, N. B. Horvath, Carl Muckenhoupt, Mark Musante, Karl Parakenings, Mordechai Shinefield, Dan Shiovitz, Lucian Smith
1 vote
"The weasel! You..." [+]...

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Frobozz Magic Support, by Nate Cull
1 vote
"The Burin" [+]...

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Pirate's Plunder!, by Tiberius Thingamus
1 vote
"Ichabod" [+]...

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Escape from the Crazy Place, by J. J. Guest and friends
1 vote
"Throughout the..." [+]...

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Zero Sum Game, by Cody Sandifer
1 vote
"Maurice the Follower" [+]...

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Scroll Thief, by Daniel M. Stelzer
1 vote
"One primary tag along NPC." [+]...

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Flat Feet, by Joel Ray Holveck
1 vote
"Ralph is your..." [+]...

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Jacaranda Jim, by Graham Cluley
1 vote
"Alan the..." [+]...

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The Orion Agenda, by Ryan Weisenberger
1 vote
(No comment) [+]...

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Yon Astounding Castle! of some sort, by Tiberius Thingamus
1 vote
"Thrug the Orc." [+]...

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What Happens in Vagueness, by Sam Kabo Ashwell, Tom Blawgus, N.B. Horvath, Justin Larue, Jacqueline A. Lott, Michael Martin, Carl Muckenhoupt, Marius Müller, Mark Musante, and Brian Rapp
1 vote
"Curb, your canine..." [+]...

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