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Roleplaying Games Glossary
This glossary is comprised of gamer slang, RPG terms, common quotes and cliche "rules" that apply to a wide range of systems. There are currently 815 entries.
- Inn Accommodation Rule
an inn always has enough stable and room vacancies to accommodate the party and their henchmen.
- Gamer juice
any artificial soft drink, preferably containing high amounts of caffeine and sugar.
- Brick of Dice
a container of six-sided dice, usually a matching set of thirty six 12mm dice in a clear plastic box.
small, three-dimensional figurines used to represent characters, units, terrain or obstacles in a game.
a character that relies heavily upon, or derives his power from, a collection of devices, machines, or inventions.
- Chaotic stupid
a term used to describe someone who regularly takes unintelligent actions in the game, especially villains who perform random acts of badness just because they’re evil.
- In character
(also: IC) something said, done, or known by the character within the game.
- Plan B
the backup plan, usually to kill everything, put into action after the enemy somehow divines the party’s original clever strategy.
a mildly derogatory term for an avid fan of any particular type of science fiction or fantasy literature, comic, movie, or game.
- Evil Unleashed Rule
powerful evil creatures are not born or found, they are unleashed by unsuspecting or evil NPCs.