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dungeon master

alt. (context role-playing games English) A game master in '''' games. n. (context role-playing games English) A game master in '''' games.

Dungeon Master (disambiguation)

Dungeon Master may mean:

  • Dungeon Master (sometimes called a dungeonmaster or DM), the organizer of a Dungeons & Dragons role-playing game
    • Gamemaster, the generic term used by other role-playing gaming companies
  • Dungeon Master (video game), an early 3D realtime dungeon-hack computer game
  • Dungeon Master, a 1986 dungeon crawl role-playing game by ASCII.
  • Dungeon Master, a main character on the Dungeons & Dragons animated TV series
  • The Dungeonmaster, a 1985 fantasy film (IMDb)
  • Dungeon Master, the owner or master of a BDSM dungeon (a place equipped for the playing out of BDSM sexual fantasies)
  • The Dungeon Master, the 1985 non-fiction book by William C. Dear regarding the disappearance of James Dallas Egbert III
  • Dungeon Master, the master of Lord Ao, a god in the fictional world of Abeir-Toril
  • Dungeon Master, an alias of serial killer David Parker Ray
  • dm (for Dungeon Master), a program included in some versions of BSD Unix and operating systems derived from it, which could be used to restrict the playing of games on a computer to certain times of the day (dm manual page from 4.4BSD)
  • Zork III: The Dungeon Master, a 1982 computer game
  • The Dungeon Master (video game), a 1983 computer game
  • The Dungeon Masters, a 2008 documentary film.
Dungeon Master (video game)

Dungeon Master (short: DM) is an early grid-based 3D realtime action role-playing video game. DM was developed and published by FTL Games for the Atari ST in 1987. It reportedly sold 40,000 copies in its year of release alone, and went on to become the ST's best-selling game of all time.

Dungeon Master

In the Dungeons & Dragons (D&D) role-playing game, the Dungeon Master (often abbreviated as DM) is the game organizer and participant in charge of creating the details and challenges of a given adventure, while maintaining a realistic continuity of events. In effect, the Dungeon Master controls all aspects of the game, except for the actions of the player characters (PCs), and describes to the players what they see and hear.

The title was invented for the TSR Dungeons & Dragons RPG, and was introduced in the second supplement to the game rules (Blackmoor). To avoid infringement of TSR's trademarks, and to describe referees in role-playing genres other than sword and sorcery, other gaming companies use more generic, terms, like Game Master, Game Operations Director, Judge, Referee or Storyteller, with some using more esoteric titles related to the genre or style of the game, such as Keeper of Arcane Lore, or even completely surreal titles such as Hollyhock God.

Also, in Faiths and Pantheons, the Faerunian Overgod Ao answers to a superior entity, insinuated to be the "Dungeon Master".

Usage examples of "dungeon master".

The king had just pardoned Djati for a senseless, brutal beating, and transferred him to dungeon master.

And he was really a gamer, he was a good dungeon master, he knew everything.

Note that this work can and should not be used without TSR's excellent Player's Handbook and Dungeon Master's Guide, which have inspired a whole generation of roleplayers.

The Dungeon Master of Hurts, who manages this set, is a mean-looking human man who wears a black mask.

I want you to go down to the dungeons, find the dungeon master, and ask htm to show you the cells directly under the moat.