Flavor Text and Flavour Text
Flavor Text can appear on video games, action figures, toys, and printed on a cards, board game components or within the pages of a tabletop game's rulebook and is common in collectible card games. Flavor text does not pertain to how the game plays but is intended to create atmosphere and enhance the game's theme and/or provide background information or narrative on characters, locations, etc. It is often printed in italics to distinguish it from game instructions. Available in US and Canadian spelling.