One Shot

One Shot is a weekly actual play podcast that explores different role playing systems with self contained One Shot stories. A rotating cast of improvisers, game designers, and other notable nerds show off the variety and diversity in RPGs bring you a new game every month!

James D’Amato is a comedian, author, and game designer living in Chicago. You might recognize him from ABC’s The Toy Box, or his book The Ultimate RPG Character Backstory Guide, or from an angry political tweet he made that blew up.

James trained in improv for years at The Second City Conservatory and iO Theater before using those lessons to share his love of gaming with the world. In the years since he worked to build the One Shot Network around the idea of making RPGs more accessible and the tabletop community more inclusive.

303. The Watch Part 4

The group is finally confronted by the forces of shadow. Its toxic influence has slowly been settling in on their difficult journey. Will it make them falter? EDITING BYMJ THE WATCHBuy Here! HELP OUR PEOPLEDonate to CaseyDonate to DrewDonate to Jef BUY MY BOOK!Amazon Pre-OrderBarnes and Noble Pre-Order TWITCH SCHEDULETwitch PageYoutube Archive TAKE ACTIONRegister to VoteFind...

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302. The Watch Part 3

Our heroes track the shadow forces to an encampment and consider their options for rescuing Yelle. Tensions rise as the veterans of the group struggle to accept the authority of their new leader. EDITING BYMJ THE WATCHBuy Here! SAVE JEFDonate Here BUY MY BOOK!Amazon Pre-OrderBarnes and Noble Pre-Order TWITCH SCHEDULETwitch PageYoutube Archive TAKE ACTIONRegister to VoteFind...

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301. The Watch Part 2

Our heroes set out to hopefully rescue their kidnapped comrade Yelle. If not they will ensure the shadow does not claim the information she protects. EDITING BYMJ THE WATCHBuy Here! SAVE JEFDonate Here BUY MY BOOK!Amazon Pre-OrderBarnes and Noble Pre-Order TWITCH SCHEDULETwitch PageYoutube Archive TAKE ACTIONRegister to VoteFind your SenatorsFind your CongressmenMake 5 CallsTrans LifelineTrevor Project

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300. The Watch Part 1

James, Mel, and The Broadswords build characters and develop their setting for The Watch! EDITING BYMJ THE WATCHBuy Here! SAVE JEFDonate Here BUY MY BOOK!Amazon Pre-OrderBarnes and Noble Pre-Order TWITCH SCHEDULETwitch PageYoutube Archive TAKE ACTIONRegister to VoteFind your SenatorsFind your CongressmenMake 5 CallsTrans LifelineTrevor Project

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299. For The Queen Part 2

The Queen is bad, actually. SAVE JEFDonate Here FOR THE QUEENPreorder Here BUY MY BOOK!Amazon Pre-OrderBarnes and Noble Pre-Order TWITCH SCHEDULETwitch PageYoutube Archive TAKE ACTIONRegister to VoteFind your SenatorsFind your CongressmenMake 5 CallsTrans LifelineTrevor Project

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298. For The Queen Part 1

The queen from a kingdom with strict customs and a rigid caste system journeys to end a war that threatens her kingdom. She travels with a small retinue whom she has chosen because she knows they love her. SAVE JEFDonate Here FOR THE QUEENPreorder Here BUY MY BOOK!Amazon Pre-OrderBarnes and Noble Pre-Order TWITCH SCHEDULETwitch PageYoutube Archive...

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297. The Good Society Part 3

The tangled web of emotions and societal expectations attends the Moonvest Ball. Will Nadine choose Rex or Alistar? CONTENT WARNING: Graphic suicide at the end of the episode. THE GOOD SOCIETYBuy it here! BUY MY BOOK!Amazon Pre-OrderBarnes and Noble Pre-Order TWITCH SCHEDULETwitch PageYoutube Archive TAKE ACTIONRegister to VoteFind your SenatorsFind your CongressmenMake 5 CallsTrans LifelineTrevor Project

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296. The Good Society Part 2

In which letters are written and visits are made. THE GOOD SOCIETYBuy it here! BUY MY BOOK!Amazon Pre-OrderBarnes and Noble Pre-Order TWITCH SCHEDULETwitch PageYoutube Archive TAKE ACTIONRegister to VoteFind your SenatorsFind your CongressmenMake 5 CallsTrans LifelineTrevor Project

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295. The Good Society Part 1

The family with the most eligible young bachelors and bachelorettes in England has died in a tragic money fire. To most this is a heartbreaking tragedy. To a few an event like this is an opportunity. We are proud to present, a farce. SPONSORSK Band RadioIcarus Kickstarter BUY MY BOOK!Amazon Pre-OrderBarnes and Noble Pre-Order TWITCH SCHEDULETwitch...

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