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GM Dictionary: Weather #5

GM Dictionary: Weather #5

This month I wanted to tackle something that often get’s glossed over. When it doesn’t, it tends to be one of the more important features of a scene. Whether you want to use it more, have a little more variety, or be able to drop in more terms for these things I have some weather-related words for you in this month’s GM Dictionary! Typhoon A typhoon is virtually the same thing as a hurricane or a cyclone, differing only in…

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GM Dictionary: Weather #4

GM Dictionary: Weather #4

This month I wanted to tackle something that often get’s glossed over. When it doesn’t, it tends to be one of the more important features of a scene. Whether you want to use it more, have a little more variety, or be able to drop in more terms for these things I have some weather-related words for you in this month’s GM Dictionary! Land Breeze After sunset, the temperature changes move in the direction of the drier terrestrial air towards…

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GM Dictionary: Weather #3

GM Dictionary: Weather #3

This month I wanted to tackle something that often get’s glossed over. When it doesn’t, it tends to be one of the more important features of a scene. Whether you want to use it more, have a little more variety, or be able to drop in more terms for these things I have some weather-related words for you in this month’s GM Dictionary! Sea Breeze This is the breeze that blows in from a large body of water towards land…

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GM Dictionary: Weather #2

GM Dictionary: Weather #2

This month I wanted to tackle something that often get’s glossed over. When it doesn’t, it tends to be one of the more important features of a scene. Whether you want to use it more, have a little more variety, or be able to drop in more terms for these things I have some weather-related words for you in this month’s GM Dictionary! Monsoon Monsoons are seasonal changes that include a reversing of wind direction and precipitation. Generally used to…

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GM Dictionary: Weather #1

GM Dictionary: Weather #1

This month I wanted to tackle something that often get’s glossed over. When it doesn’t, it tends to be one of the more important features of a scene. Whether you want to use it more, have a little more variety, or be able to drop in more terms for these things I have some weather-related words for you in this month’s GM Dictionary! Trade Winds These are the prevailing wind patterns that act within the lower atmosphere near the equator…

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GM Dictionary: Professions #21

GM Dictionary: Professions #21

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! Bibliopegist A little used word, this refers to those who specialize in binding or rebinding books. This is a mini-article series featuring short explanations for words more commonly used in RPGs…

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GM Dictionary: Professions #20

GM Dictionary: Professions #20

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! Cobbler Though you may have heard this as the term for someone who makes shoes, it is more likely the cobbler simply repairs shoes. This is a mini-article series featuring short…

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GM Dictionary: Professions #19

GM Dictionary: Professions #19

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! Cordwainer These craftspeople made shoes from new leather. This is a mini-article series featuring short explanations for words more commonly used in RPGs (or potentially so!) than normal conversation. Each month…

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GM Dictionary: Professions #18

GM Dictionary: Professions #18

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! Chandler Not a candle-maker technically, but the person in charge of the careful production of wax, candles, and soap in times when these things were made by hand for the household….

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GM Dictionary: Professions #17

GM Dictionary: Professions #17

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! Enameling The special skill requires a craftsperson to make a material by fusing powdered glass to a substrate. This coating may be applied to all sorts of materials that can withstand…

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