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



Look! It’s a big bird! But not that Big Bird, let’s be clear. No, the roc is a bird of myth and story, but a myth and story with a long tradition that crosses some of the world’s biggest religions. More importantly, it also crosses two of the most famous pieces of popular culture ever created. One that is enshrined for posterity by the biggest library in the land. And one that has existed for centuries as the finest feat of tale telling ever told. Let’s find out what we’re talking about together. Join us on Patreon for transcripts, bonus episodes, and discord chats at


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