One Shot is a podcast about role playing games. Every month, host and Game Master James D'Amato leads a group of players on a self-contained adventure. Every adventure will be wrapped up in 4-5 episodes in time for a new story, in a new system, with new players the following month. One Shot will explore ever RP system possible to give listeners a sampling of the possibilities in the wide wild of role playing.
403. Shape of Shadows: Scotch and Soda Part 1
James, Jeeyon, Alex, and Stephen make characters working for a nightmare gig economy on-demand entertainment service who get booked to work a celebration at an exclusive club for magicians. Welcome to Los Angeles, Indiana!
402. A Green Hour Part 3
Valerian and Other face the full consummation of their marriage. IF they both remain on the path set before them as scions, then they will shed their mortal formats and become a god. The future of their cultures and life on their world depends on their actions in this tender moment of true vulnerability.
401. A Green Hour Part 2
We learn more about Valerian and Other as they meet in person for the first time on their wedding night.
400. A Green Hour Part 1
James and Jeeyon create Valerian and Other, scions of ancient gods in a dying world. For centuries the world had been in slow collapse with cultures and their gods disappearing making an alarming number of biomes uninhabitable. Now two unlikely cultures have come together to unite their ways of life and gods in hopes that this union might save the world. Can these young scions overcome their cultural differences and consecrate their marriage on their wedding night?
399. Trial Part 3
The court has heard some extremely compelling testimony about Bruce Orson and his relationship to his alleged victim Abigail Burke. However, one figure has stood out through all of that testimony: The Shadow Lady, an extra-dimensional entity with the power to control minds. Could she have something to do with this terrible crime?
398. Trial Part 2
Emily Burke, Abigail's sister takes the stand and gives the court better insight into Abigail's personality and potential conflicts within her social group. Then Abigail's boyfriend Max Bonner testifies and we learn some extremely relevant information about an individual in the social group Abigail kept at the Yellow Jacket Lounge. Finally, Roberta Orson, the accused's mother takes the stand and we learn about the reservations she had about her son's friends.
See and learn
You will see how many games play and you will learn about EMOTIONS
James is rather bigoted, but this is a great show despite!
The Nights Black Agents two shot is especially great!
Expand your world
I have been listening for years. James and his guest will introduce you to new games and entertaining stories/ worlds.
I’ve personally went on to buy and play multiple games highlighted by these episodes.