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



It’s inconceivable that you don’t know what we’re about to reference, or why. But, just in case you aren’t aware, it contains one of the greatest word nerd lines ever uttered, and we’re not about to let the opportunity to use it pass us by. "You keep using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means.” Let’s carry on then and learn something about Iocaine powder and poisons in general. Including things about an ancient king who became a proper medical term for a general cure all. This show is supported by the kind donations of our patrons on Patreon at and to them we say, “As you wish…”


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