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GM Dictionary: Professions #11

GM Dictionary: Professions #11

For this month’s GM Dictionary I wanted to take a look at the names of all kinds of professions, especially those that would exist in the worlds of games like Dungeons & Dragons. Here are some craftspeople that might show up or be in the background of your adventures! Confectioner Confectioners are those who create sugar based foods or confections. There are two categories to this: sugar and baker. The former focuses on sweets like chocolate or candy while the…

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GM Dictionary: Professions #10

GM Dictionary: Professions #10

For this month’s GM Dictionary I wanted to take a look at the names of all kinds of professions, especially those that would exist in the worlds of games like Dungeons & Dragons. Here are some craftspeople that might show up or be in the background of your adventures! Lapidarist These folk work at cutting stone and gems into decorative items. In some cases they may be called gemcutters but in modernity this is reserved for diamond cutters whose work…

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GM Dictionary: Professions #9

GM Dictionary: Professions #9

For this month’s GM Dictionary I wanted to take a look at the names of all kinds of professions, especially those that would exist in the worlds of games like Dungeons & Dragons. Here are some craftspeople that might show up or be in the background of your adventures! Apprentice Apprentices are those who are undergoing the learning and tutelage of a craft new to them. They do not work on their own but under the guidance and instruction of…

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GM Dictionary: Professions #8

GM Dictionary: Professions #8

For this month’s GM Dictionary I wanted to take a look at the names of all kinds of professions, especially those that would exist in the worlds of games like Dungeons & Dragons. Here are some craftspeople that might show up or be in the background of your adventures! Journeyman These are varying types of craftspeople who have completed an apprenticeship and are skilled in their craft, but not yet considered to be a master craftsman. This is a mini-article…

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GM Dictionary: Professions #7

GM Dictionary: Professions #7

For this month’s GM Dictionary I wanted to take a look at the names of all kinds of professions, especially those that would exist in the worlds of games like Dungeons & Dragons. Here are some craftspeople that might show up or be in the background of your adventures! Master This was a ranking in crafting guilds that required moving through ranks, obtaining a sum of money from works, and also making a masterpiece of their craft before being elected…

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GM Dictionary: Professions #6

GM Dictionary: Professions #6

For this month’s GM Dictionary I wanted to take a look at the names of all kinds of professions, especially those that would exist in the worlds of games like Dungeons & Dragons. Here are some craftspeople that might show up or be in the background of your adventures! Joiner Unlike carpenters, joiners specialized in making things out of pieces of wood that would have to be joined together as surfaces. Often these were lighter and ornamental, doors, tables, bookshelves,…

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GM Dictionary: Professions #5

GM Dictionary: Professions #5

For this month’s GM Dictionary I wanted to take a look at the names of all kinds of professions, especially those that would exist in the worlds of games like Dungeons & Dragons. Here are some craftspeople that might show up or be in the background of your adventures! Wheelwright In the times of wagons and carts there were specific people whose craft was dedicated to making and repairing wooden wheels. These were known as wheelwrights. This is a mini-article…

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GM Dictionary: Professions #4

GM Dictionary: Professions #4

For this month’s GM Dictionary I wanted to take a look at the names of all kinds of professions, especially those that would exist in the worlds of games like Dungeons & Dragons. Here are some craftspeople that might show up or be in the background of your adventures! Furrier Not all animals are used for leather and these craftspeople deal specifically with treating and dealing in furs. This is a mini-article series featuring short explanations for words more commonly…

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GM Dictionary: Professions #3

GM Dictionary: Professions #3

For this month’s GM Dictionary I wanted to take a look at the names of all kinds of professions, especially those that would exist in the worlds of games like Dungeons & Dragons. Here are some craftspeople that might show up or be in the background of your adventures! Milliner Also known as a hatter, these people make hats such as top hats, bowlers, or fedoras. This is a mini-article series featuring short explanations for words more commonly used in…

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GM Dictionary: Professions #2

GM Dictionary: Professions #2

For this month’s GM Dictionary I wanted to take a look at the names of all kinds of professions, especially those that would exist in the worlds of games like Dungeons & Dragons. Here are some craftspeople that might show up or be in the background of your adventures! Tanner These folks treat the skins and hides of animals to turn it into leather which will be used to make things. This is a mini-article series featuring short explanations for…

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