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




Jackie Chan! Jet Li! Bruce Lee! Ninjas! David Carradine! Wait…David Carradine? Oh. Right. Monks. Except those are all the wrong sorts of monks for a Western Medieval-Style fantasy adventure. But, since it is about 40 years too late to correct that, I guess those are the ones we have to talk about. So, fair enough, here is an entire episode devoted to the one class that is absolutely incorrect for D&D and other similar RPGs. Except… Well, except if someone had been reading the right material, things could have been a whole lot cooler and a lot less wrong. Your support on Patreon keeps the show going. Join us:


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