GreyGhostGames

RPG lexicon

RPG lexicon

Okay, so I have admitted to my lack of intense knowledge RPG terminology, and perhaps every other reader who has gotten so far as to find and register is fluent in the jargon that defines the genre, but I am wondering if anyone has ever produced a compendium of the terms and abbreviations that allow terse communications amongst the more RPG-literate?  Without taking up the time of the experts to bring the novices up to speed, could there be a self-help document or utility to expand a "term" into an explanation?  Perhaps community-contribution system (ala Twiki) could help grow the "RPG dictionary" and systematize a query mechanism.

BTW: What is "PMing"?  I was confused enough when I saw the abbreviation that I am not sure if it is a RPG term or something about internet functionality.

Administrator has disabled public posting. Please login or register in order to proceed.

Re: RPG lexicon

That one at least refers to private messaging. As for general RPG terminology, there is a lot involved, and a comprehensive list would take a while. I believe Fudge's index is reasonably useful in this regard, so there is that.

The [-] die.

Administrator has disabled public posting. Please login or register in order to proceed.

Re: RPG lexicon

Administrator has disabled public posting. Please login or register in order to proceed.
There are 0 guests and 0 other users also viewing this topic

Board Info

Board Stats
 
Total Topics:
231
Total Polls:
0
Total Posts:
1140
Posts this week:
1
User Info
 
Total Users:
1846
Newest User:
Multivariablespace
Members Online:
0
Guests Online:
195

Latest Posts

The Princess Bride Roleplaying Game, featuring...
It’s the future. The cyborg Queen Victoria...
Hello, Thank you for this information, it...

Dice Roller

 
 
 
 
Settings...
Color: 
Number: 
Done

Member Login