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



Snakes. Why did it have to be snakes? We quite like snakes actually, given their similarity to gamers in general and the neat way they’ve adapted to survive. Sure, they can make you die in several different, fairly horrible, ways. But really, they’ve just found an edge they’ve learned to exploit very well.And that’s what this episode is all about, how to find an edge and exploit it as well as you can. Well, if you’re a snake. Or a Medici. This episode is brought to you by our patrons on Patreon. Come join them at:


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