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.

23. Star Wars 3.5 Part 2

This week our heroes continue to flee the empire… in the worst way possible. To get off Tattoine they must match wits with the most dangerous bounty hunters in the galaxy. They must also ask a favor of the most feared gangster in the outer rim. Tune in to the second part of our series to see what happens!

8. Giving Players the Right Amount of Information

James answers a listener’s question – “Over the past year I have gotten back into DMing for a group of players, after an almost 10 year hiatus from tabletop rpgs I have come to realize that I am not as skilled as I once thought. I have found that I tend to not give the players quite enough information. How should I go about giving the players enough information to act on but not so much that it either overwhelms them or removes the goal? Where do I draw that line?”

22. Star Wars 3.5 Part 1

This week regulars Kat Murphy and John Patrick Coen are joined by special guests Johnny O’Mara from Dilettante Ball, and Matt Kubinski from Cinema Jaw to take you to a galaxy far far away…

21. All Outta Bubblegum Part 2

This week concludes our airport adventures! David Giarratana experiences multiple physical metamorphoses while Faith and Lynette battle for control of a rabid group of devoted followers.

20. All Outta Bubblegum Part 1

One Shot Role Playing Podcast

From the brilliant folks who brought you “Every One is John” comes an equally batshit system: All Outta Bublegum. In this game Faith D’Amato, Lynette Roten, and David Giratanna step up to the table to do two things:

  • Kick ass
  • And chew bubblegum

When they might miss their flights at Denver International Airport, and the bubblegum supplies are low, there is only ONE thing left to do… follow their insane journey this week on ONE SHOT!

18. 8 Nights of Murder! The Deadlands Noir Hanukkah Special Part 4

After discovering that mob was not a factor in Humphrey Hall’s disappearance Mack and Candy are forced to go to the one place they swore they would never go…

17. 8 Nights of Murder! The Deadlands Noir Hanukkah Special Part 3

This week Dr. Emile Candy (Sam Kaye) and Felix “Mack” Macbre (James D’Amato) get into some how water with Capone’s outfit as they tear the windy city apart looking for Humphrey Hall, wealthy greetings card magnate. Meanwhile the bodies start piling up as the Hanukkah killer claims more victims. Can the boys find the killer and save Hall in time to save the holidays? Or will the clues make like the wick on a minorah and go up in smoke?

16. 8 Nights of Murder! The Deadlands Noir Hanukkah Special Part 2

The mystery continues to unravel as a deranged killer turns the festival of light into a festival of death! Dr. Emile Candy (Samuel Kaye) and Felix “Mack” Macabre (James D’Amato) are investigating the disappearance of a wealthy greeting card manufacturer named Hall. This week Mack and Candy match wits with the mob while looking for clues.

15. 8 Nights of Murder! The Deadlands Noir Hanukkah Special Part 1

James and Kat are joined by special guest, rabbinical student Sam Kaye to take on mystery and murder. If you are a fan of Deadlands, you are going to love the updates they made in Deadlands Noir. This is the perfect opportunity to see how the system plays.