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



The last thing we want to do is provide too much information, but it seems inevitable that we’ll need an extra episode to complete our four-part series on Persia. See, the problem is the Battle of Marathon and the need to discuss it in order to put a cap on Darius’ reign as King of Persia and the etceteras as well as everything that happened after. There’s just no way around it. So, we did our best to be brief, concise, and remain informative. And we still ended up with a longer episode. Enjoy. Persian Fire by Tom Holland is still the text of choice. Your support is gratefully received on Patreon.


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