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 fifth and final part in our four part series about the Persian Empire. The problem with being an emperor is a lot of people will try to talk you into things. Even things you are pretty sure aren’t a good idea in the first place. But alas, sometimes you just have to give in. Which is how Xerxes found himself fighting a fight he didn’t want to fight, especially after he’d just found a good stopping place for all his other campaigns. Don’t quite see what we mean? You will after this episode of GM Word of the Week. Persian Fire by Tom Holand Find out how to support the show at our support page.


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