Some kinds of Video Games really can't get away with these, as they can cause brutal Gameplay and Story Segregation
, but developers try anyway. If the player character is the idiot, see Stupidity Is the Only Option
. Plot-essential NPC
stupidity can go here. note
Other kinds of games thrive
in this scenario, especially action games. Why is it Up To You
? Because you're the only character or team with any intelligence and skill related to adventuring (or whatever the game is about).