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The game ''[[Heart]]'' by [[Grant Howitt]] includes GM advice for talking like a normal person, including the following (replicated with permission):
 
The game ''[[Heart]]'' by [[Grant Howitt]] includes GM advice for talking like a normal person, including the following (replicated with permission):
   
:''For some reason, many roleplaying games seem to think that everyone talks like the narrator in a fantasy novel. Examples of play have the GM saying stuff like: ''"As you enter the ominous chamber, scintillating light plays across your worn armour, and the priest says: 'Prithee sires, welcome to this, the most humble temple of her Subterranean Grace!'"'' This is a lie. Pretty much everyone sounds like "''Okay so: you, uh, you walk into the place. And it's spooky, and there's sort of like - shining lights in there? It's sharp, like a crisp line between light and shadow. Anyway there's a guy in there - a priest, weird lookin' guy - and he says: 'Hello! Come on in to the temple!'"'' It's okay to use a conversational tone.''<ref>[[Grant Howitt]] (2020-02-12). [https://twitter.com/gshowitt/status/1227650846646788098 "I've written quite a lot of GM advice in Heart but I'm especially happy to be championing Talking Like A Normal Person"]. [[Twitter]]. Retrieved 2020-02-23.</ref>
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:''For some reason, many roleplaying games seem to think that everyone talks like the narrator in a fantasy novel. Examples of play have the GM saying stuff like: ''"As you enter the ominour chamber, scintillating light plays across your worn armour, and the priest says: 'Prithee sires, welcome to this, the most humble temple of her Subterranean Grace!'"'' This is a lie. Pretty much everyone sounds like "''Okay so: you, uh, you walk into the place. And it's spooky, and there's sort of like - shining lights in there? It's sharp, like a crisp line between light and shadow. Anyway there's a fuy in there - a priest, weird lookin' guy - and he says: 'Hello! Come on in to the temple!'"'' It's okay to use a conversational tone.''<ref>[[Grant Howitt]] (2020-02-12). [https://twitter.com/gshowitt/status/1227650846646788098 "I've written quite a lot of GM advice in Heart but I'm especially happy to be championing Talking Like A Normal Person"]. [[Twitter]]. Retrieved 2020-02-23.</ref>
   
 
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