I walk among the mind flayers unseen. I get the odd thrill of walking somewhere you’re not supposed to. Were I there as a player, this is one of the most hostile areas I could be at. But I’m there as a DM, wearing the silly default avatar for dungeon masters in Neverwinter Nights, and as such the monsters placidly ignore me as they go about their inscrutable business.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://waypoint.vice.com/en_us/article/kzpb8y/why-neverwinter-nights-remains-the-most-faithful-dandd-adaptation-ever-made