Tag: Terminology

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  • murderhobos

    From 1d4Chan- Murderhobo (or murder hobo, etc.) is a term used (originally pejoratively, but occasionally affectionately) for the player characters in RPGs, both in video games and tabletop games. The term arises due to the fact that most adventuring …

  • Game Master

    The Game Master (GM) is the player that acts as referee and runs the game. See also [[Dungeon Master]].

  • Dungeons and Dragons

    [[File:453067 | class=media-item-align-center | OriginalDnD.jpg]] Dungeons & Dragons (D&D) is the grand daddy of all modern [[Role-Playing Game]]s, first published in 1974 it is the first published RPG and created an entirely new class of games. …

  • Non-Player Character

    A Non-Player Character (NPC) is one of the characters controlled by the [[Game Master]]. An NPC might be a monster, a peasant, a bartender, a Duke or even a horse or badger. They are literally everyone and everything alive that is not a [[Player Character …

  • Role-Playing Game

    Role-Playing Games (RPGs) are a distinctive off-shoot of the early 1970's wargaming scene. The concept, revolutionary at the time, was that instead of playing an entire army, corps, company, what-have-you that you would instead control a single person ( …

  • OSR

    OSR- what it actually stands for is debatable. Some OSR enthusiasts say it stands for Old School Revival, other say it stands for Old School Revolution, and still others say it stands for Old School Rennaisance. Regardless of what the "R" in OSR means to …

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