The world of board gaming comes with its own crazy lingo. The terminology can be confusing to newcomers and veterans alike—if not entirely ambiguous at times. This will serve as a living, breathing glossary where I will attempt to define board game related lingo and buzzwords.

This living glossary is a collaboration between Paul Shapiro and BoredGameTable. We will continue to add definitions.

There are 2 Board Game Terms in this directory beginning with the letter G.
Game Master(s)
[Game Term]

The moderator. A person who facilitates a game or tournament teaching new players and being the reference point for rules.

GMs are most common in co-operative games and role playing games where players work together against the GM or a GM created scenario.

Submitted by: BoredGameTable

Get it to the Table
[Game Phrase]

A phrase that board gamers will in reference to having the opportunity to play a game from their collection.

Submitted by: Paul Shapiro


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