68 episodes

Happy Jacks RPG One Shots is an actual play podcast feed featuring a collection of single session or mini-campaign games in a variety table-top RPG systems, from old favorites, to the new and shiny. We often run play-tests of new systems with the creators or try new stuff that we discover on our internet wanderings.

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    • 5.0 • 16 Ratings

Happy Jacks RPG One Shots is an actual play podcast feed featuring a collection of single session or mini-campaign games in a variety table-top RPG systems, from old favorites, to the new and shiny. We often run play-tests of new systems with the creators or try new stuff that we discover on our internet wanderings.

    OS27 | Quest by The Adventure Guild

    OS27 | Quest by The Adventure Guild

    An odd assortment of sailors head out on their first, somewhat unplanned, adventure. This is a one-shot game to try out Quest, a rules-light narrative roleplaying system that uses character cards and 20 sided dice, by The Adventure Guild. ◇







    * GM: Jason* Adam* Jay * Kimi* Eli







    ◇ Visit happyjacks.org for a full list of our actual play campaigns, one-shots and TTRPG advice shows.







    ◇ Follow Happy Jacks RPG on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook at @happyjacksrpg or hang out with other tabletop roleplaying fans in our Discord community at happyjacks.org/discord!







    ◇ Subscribe to our other podcast feeds! We have a weekly tabletop RPG talk show based on topics sent in from fans around the world, and a great collection of One-Shots if you prefer bite sized adventures.







    ◇ You can watch us on Youtube or Twitch!







    ◇ Keep us independent by becoming a Patreon! Our fantastic supporters let us play and say what we want instead of catering to companies for ad or sponsorship money. They are HEROES! https://patreon.com/happyjacksrpg







    Ⓒ2022 Happy Jacks RPG Network https://www.happyjacks.org/

    • 3 hr 9 min
    OS26 | Nine Lives to Valhalla by Gem Room Games

    OS26 | Nine Lives to Valhalla by Gem Room Games

    Nine Lives to Valhalla by Gem Room Games |







    You are a death metal viking cat, earning your place in the drinking halls of Valhalla by casting a wake of blood and carnage upon the blighted earth in each of your 9 lives. Guided personally by DEATH, your merry band will leave a wake of ruin ending only at the hands of a truly worthy foe. Find treasures, trade with merchants, mercenaries, or ghosts, and follow DEATH to seek worthy foes, fiendish traps, and ensure your place among the greatest warriors of catkind!







    CAST:

    ➜ GM: Dan Phipps of Gem Room Games (@gemroomgames)

    ➜ CB (@kindredcb)

    ➜ Bill (@billroper)

    ➜ Jay (@jayafrica)

    ➜ Pooja (@@LAdesigirl)







    ◇ Visit http://www.happyjacks.org/ for a full list of our actual play campaigns, one-shots and TTRPG advice shows.







    ◇ Follow Happy Jacks RPG on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook or hang out with other tabletop roleplaying fans in our Discord community!







    ◇ Subscribe to our other podcast feeds! We have a weekly tabletop RPG talk show based on topics sent in from fans around the world, and a great collection of One-Shots if you prefer bite sized adventures.







    ◇ You can watch us on Youtube or Twitch!







    ◇ Keep us independent by becoming a Patreon! Our fantastic supporters let us play and say what we want instead of catering to companies for ad or sponsorship money. They are HEROES! https://patreon.com/happyjacksrpg







    Ⓒ2022 Happy Jacks RPG Network https://www.happyjacks.org/

    • 2 hr 53 min
    OS25 | Starscape PBTA | Golden Lasso Games

    OS25 | Starscape PBTA | Golden Lasso Games

    Starscape PBTA by Golden Lasso Games |







    Starscape is a Powered by the Apocalypse game that focuses on the ebb and flow of trust and the dynamic relationships that form between a crew as they explore the stars. It is a found-family game that is ideal for stories that focus on a small number of main characters who agree on a central goal, such as in Star Trek, Farscape, or Firefly. 







    CAST:

    ➜ GM: Kimi (@GoldenLassoGirl)

    ➜ Aabria (@quiddie)

    ➜ CADave (@CASithLord)

    ➜ Riley (@rileyjsilverman)

    ➜ Jason (@itsprobablyok)







    To watch the video of this game and all our other one-shots, visit https://happyjacks.org/oneshotvideos !















    Links for this One-shot:

    ➜ https://goldenlassogames.com/starscape















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    ➜ Weekly RPG Advice Show: https://pod.link/325511728

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    ➜ One-Shot Actual Plays: https://pod.link/1433817135















    Watch our shows:

    ➜ Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/happyjacksrpg

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    Keep us independent! Become a Patreon! Our Patreons keep us from having to cater to RPG companies for ad or sponsorship money! We can be totally honest and you get an ad-free show experience! https://patreon.com/happyjacksrpg















    Join in the fun:

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    Ⓒ2022 Happy Jacks RPG Network https://www.happyjacks.org/

    • 3 hr 25 min
    RR2020-6 Rainbow Railroading – Kids on Bikes

    RR2020-6 Rainbow Railroading – Kids on Bikes

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    This is one of the games from our 24 hour marathon for Rainbow Railroad. Donate at happyjacks.org/rainbow.



    4:00pm – 8:00pm – Kids on Bikes – GM: Aabria, Players: J., Samantha, Nick, Kimi

    • 4 hr 14 min
    RR2020-5 Rainbow Railroading Game 5

    RR2020-5 Rainbow Railroading Game 5

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    This is one of the games from our 24 hour marathon for Rainbow Railroad. Donate at happyjacks.org/rainbow.



    Noon – 4:00pm – Great American Novel – GM: Chris G, Players: Stork, Moe, Mac, Pooja

    • 3 hr 52 min
    RR2020-4 Rainbow Railroading – Mongoose Traveller

    RR2020-4 Rainbow Railroading – Mongoose Traveller

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    This is one of the games from our 24 hour marathon for Rainbow Railroad. Donate at happyjacks.org/rainbow.



    8:00am – Noon – Mongoose Traveller – GM: Stu, Players: Jim, Jameson, Blythe, Claire

    • 3 hr 43 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
16 Ratings

16 Ratings

RandomJen ,

Want to see how a system works?

The one shots are great for getting a sense of how a system works.

JD Griz ,

BEHOLD! Fun with all the things

Giant battling giant bones? Telenovellas? Pig farm gods of war? This crew tops my podcast playlist with their diversity of both gamers and games. I need to catch up with the one shots, but listening to the variety of game systems has been a blast. I firmly recommend these goofballs.

Weaselcreature ,

Fun stuff

Entertaining and true table-top RPG fun!