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 the color of royalty. And magic. And mystery. And piety. Which seems like a lot really for just one color. But purple — well, a certain kind of purple — has a long complicated history. Understanding where it comes from and how it got here can help us understand other things as well. Like the significance of color, the importance of laws, and whether it rhymes with anything at all.. Purple even helps make you smarter. Support us on patreon to get more excellent episodes just like this.


 2019-11-19  22m