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.

294. Pasión de las Pasiones Part 3

While two potential hotel owners battle for the right to run one of the most exclusive resorts on the central American coast, two brothers battle for the heart of Angel. PASSION DE LAS PASIÓNESBuy the ashcan!Follow Brandon on the bad website TRANS LIFELINEDonate! BUY MY BOOK!Amazon Pre-OrderBarnes and Noble Pre-Order TWITCH SCHEDULETwitch PageYoutube Archive TAKE ACTIONRegister...

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293. Pasión de las Pasiones Part 2

In a magnificently appointed Hotel located somewhere along a magnificent coast, drama waits to unfold. Siniorx Rosa the wealthy and influential owner of Casa Rosa has disappeared leaving the ownership of their business in contention. Who will claim this prize and who will they hurt to do it? PASSION DE LAS PASIÓNESBuy the ashcan!Follow Brandon...

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292. Pasión de las Pasiones Part 1

We set up the ultimate telenovela! Masked wrestlers, evil twins, math ladies incognito! Everything you could possibly want really. PASSION DE LAS PASIÓNESBuy the ashcan!Join the mailing list!Follow Brandon on the bad website REFLECTIONSBuy here!Join the One Shot Book Club! BUY MY BOOK!Amazon Pre-OrderBarnes and Noble Pre-Order TWITCH SCHEDULETwitch PageYoutube Archive TAKE ACTIONRegister to VoteFind your...

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291. Kagematsu Part 3

Kagematsu’s connection to the townswomen continues to grow, but so does the threat of the lava monster. Will they be able to convince him to stay in time? KAGEMATSUBuy here! REFLECTIONSBuy here!Join the One Shot Book Club! BUY MY BOOK!Amazon Pre-OrderBarnes and Noble Pre-Order TWITCH SCHEDULETwitch PageYoutube Archive TAKE ACTIONRegister to VoteFind your SenatorsFind your CongressmenMake...

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290. Kagematsu Part 2

Tensions rise as the battle for Kagematsu’s heart becomes more heated. Introductions are made, impressions are lasting, and the room reeks of desperation and pitty. KAGEMATSUBuy here! REFLECTIONSBuy here!Join the One Shot Book Club! 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...

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289. Kagematsu Part 1

A small village robbed of its men by a long and brutal war attempts to lure a passing Ronin to defend their village against a mysterious threat. Also, everyone is WAY too competitive about it. KAGEMATSUBuy here! REFLECTIONSBuy here!Join the One Shot Book Club! BUY MY BOOK!Amazon Pre-OrderBarnes and Noble Pre-Order TWITCH SCHEDULETwitch PageYoutube Archive TAKE...

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287. Hark! It’s Santa Part 2

Now beset by a mysterious substance known as “snow” or “thicc water” our desert planet cultists must track this phenomenon to its source in order to preserve their way of life. HARK! IT’S SANTADownload Here!Support Levon BUY MY BOOK!Amazon Pre-OrderBarnes and Noble Pre-Order TWITCH SCHEDULETwitch PageYoutube Archive TAKE ACTIONRegister to VoteFind your SenatorsFind your CongressmenMake 5...

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286. Hark! It’s Santa Part 1

The inhabitants of a strange desert pant full of sentient super cacti and wolves inter bread with salamanders discover a strange sleigh shaped pod that crashed on the surface of their world. HARK! IT’S SANTADownload Here!Support Levon BUY MY BOOK!Amazon Pre-OrderBarnes and Noble Pre-Order TWITCH SCHEDULETwitch PageYoutube Archive TAKE ACTIONRegister to VoteFind your SenatorsFind your CongressmenMake...

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285. Crystal Heart Part 3

The agents of Syn need to gather the last few ingredients quick, because they’re about to experience the deadliest meal prep of their lives. CRYSTAL HEARTBack here!WebcomicUp to 4 Players 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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284. Crystal Heart Part 2

The coking contest has begun! Our heroes must race to gather perilous ingredients to make the perfect gumbo. However, they need to watch out for more than just the hazards of the island. They need to watch their competition. CRYSTAL HEARTBack here!WebcomicUp to 4 Players BUY MY BOOK!Amazon Pre-OrderBarnes and Noble Pre-Order TWITCH SCHEDULETwitch PageYoutube Archive...

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