One Shot

One Shot is a podcast dedicated to role playing games and the fascinating narratives that evolve out of them. every month, Game Master James D’Amato will guide a new group of players through a different one shot adventure.

323. Haven: City of Violence Part 1

The folks from One Shot West fill in for James while he is on bereavement leave. They play Haven: City of Violence, a game you might be familiar with from System Mastery.

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322. For the Queen: Doubter’s Faith

A small kingdom with waning power has recently crowned a young queen who might have the ability to turn things around, but not without affecting those who hold her dear.

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321. Hearts of Magic Part 3

The sound of wind rattling bones shares a tender moment with the entropomancer sent by The Order. Unrest in the city grows as the humans in the order and the witches fail to see the joke.

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320. Hearts of Magic Part 2

The Order’s inspector visits The Home of House Rapture for a dance. A routine diplomatic obligation initiates a change that will affect the city for decades. Also, that poor idiot made of chalk finally gets some help.

CONTENT WARNING: Parts 2 and 3 of this series will have sexual content.

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319. Hearts of Magic Part 1

A random intersection of shifting leylines has turned a once unimportant and mostly ignored city into nexus of magical power. The Order seeks to control this power and prevent it from enabling a civil revolution. The Witches, a contingent of untrained citizens seek to harness magical power to throw off their oppressors. The Lords and Ladies, the historic fey rules of the city want to conduct business as usual.

In this tumult, we find three people who will soon be important to one another.

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318. Coffee Detective Part 3

Lil Bingo confronts Remmington Smuck in a jail cell with only his prison-issued crossbow (a legal requirement in the state of Florida) to defend himself. Also, the episode ends kinda early so we have plenty of bloopers from 2018 and 2019 to fill out the rest of the hour.

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317. Coffee Detective Part 2

Things heat up as the secrets of Berlin Jr.: The Chicago of Florida grow to be exponentially less believable.

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316. Coffee Detective Part 1

Welcome to the gator infested town of Berlin Jr: The Chicago of Florida. Normally known for its gator rallies, meat sauces, and clock’o’bell. Unfortunately, now it may be known for another thing: MURDER.

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315. Turning Point Part 2

As we dig further into the past memories get painful. Because we lived it matters so much more that we live well for everyone who did not. Of course that doesn’t make the right choice any clearer.

CONTENT WARNING: Portrayal of people surviving the AIDS crisis. Heavy emotional content.

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314. Turning Point Part 1

James is joined by Senda Linaugh, Phil Vecchione, Rob Abrazado, and Catherine Ramen to try and choose between a well paid soul-sucking day job and a financially unstable dream job.

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