GM Word of the Week

You can’t spell Game Master without “pretentious.” Well, you can, actually. But let’s pretend you can’t so I can make a point. My point is a good Game Master needs a lot of big, fancy words at their disposal to make their flavor text as confusing as possible. Oops. I mean engaging, not confusing. More at



There’s this magical energy that you can draw on to power spells and throw fireballs.

It’s everywhere in fantasy gaming and video games.

But how do you pronounce it? And where does it come from?

You should probably listen to this to find out the answer to both questions.


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