Enterprise Software

T-shirt of the week: NPC

Now you can affirm your status as a non-player character, there just to make things more interesting for the important people.

Behold, a non-player character

Are there days when you feel like you're just part of the program, that your actions are controlled by a mindless algorithm or Machiavellian gamemaster for the benefit of all the "real" players, who get to do all the exciting work and reap the ultimate rewards? (In other words, are you a non-management employee?)

Well, now you can subtly if not secretly display your disaffected outlook with the NPC shirt, which affirms your status as a non-player character, there just to make things more interesting for the important people.

The NPC shirt also has the added benefit of warding off unwanted interactions from LARPers, alternate-reality gamers, and anyone wielding a melee mug who might mistake you for someone worth PvPing for loot. That's protection you can't do without, especially during performance reviews or convention season.

About Jay Garmon

Jay Garmon has a vast and terrifying knowledge of all things obscure, obtuse, and irrelevant. One day, he hopes to write science fiction, but for now he'll settle for something stranger — amusing and abusing IT pros. Read his full profile. You can a...

Editor's Picks

Free Newsletters, In your Inbox