Author

About the Author
James D’Amato, the world’s foremost Kobold advocate, moved to Chicago in 2010 to train at Second City and iO in the art of improvisational comedy. He now uses that education to introduce new people to role-playing, and teach die-hard Grognards new tricks.

136. Bluebeard’s Bride

When a rich nobleman offers to marry a poor peasant girl it seems like a dream come true. It might actually be the stuff of nightmares.

135. It Was a Mutual Decision Part 2

Tensions grow as Teddy and Kelly enter the “during” stage of their breakup. Will they realize how toxic their relationship is? Or are they too bubborn?

26. Roll 20 and OGL

James talks to Suzanne Wallace and Nolan T. Jones of Roll20 about online play, the changing face of tabletop, and D&D 5th edition OGL on Roll20’s virtual marketplace.

133. Hello from the Magic ONE SHOT Part 2

In a universe containing an infinite number of dimensions, anything is possible. Up to and including a podcast which crosses ONE SHOT and Hello from the Magic Tavern!

First Watch January 2016

James and Kat dig into Star Wars: The Force Awakens, and imagine a world where every weapon has been devoured by walking castles that poop magic animals.

132. Hello from the Magic ONE SHOT Part 1

In a universe containing an infinite number of dimensions, anything is possible. Up to and including a podcast which crosses ONE SHOT and Hello from the Magic Tavern!

131. Urban shadows Part 2

Faced with the possibility of a new, unlicensed portal to hell opening up in Grant Park, our party must enlist all the help they can find. But who will they go to? Billy Zane? Who will stand in their way? John Malkovich? Both of those sound pretty plausible, right? Also what kind of mayor would want a portal to hell in the first place?

Urban Shadows

Chicago is notorious for dirty politics. What most people don’t know is it is an even worse city for WIZARD POLITICS. Wesley the Wizard Alderman knows that all too well. There are far too many special interest groups, the vampires, the werewolves, and the dreaded teachers union.

129. Companion’s Tale

We all the remember the hero who saved this land from certain destruction, but that is all they are, a memory. The hero only lives on through the descriptions we have from those who were closest to him.

128. Fool’s Journey/Tanya DePasse

This week ONE SHOT is offering a double feature! First up Kat and James play Fool’s Journey with the game’s creator Cheyenne Wall-Grimes. For that you get three unique stories inspired by an arrangement of Tarot Cards.

Next up, James talks with Tanya DePass of the “I Need Diverse Games” hashtag. #INDG Together they try to clarify what folks mean when they ask for diversity and how that could have a positive impact on the gaming community.

CHEYENNE WALL-GRIMES
TANYA DEPASS