One Shot

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.

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 1h7m. Bisher sind 459 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein wöchentlich erscheinender Podcast.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 23 days 2 hours 31 minutes


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episode 445: 425. The Price of Coal Part 4

Things go from bad to worse. In the middle of a harsh winter and influenza season with the miners struggling to organize management hires Pinkertons. In the face of such harsh conditions, the miners turn from thoughts of unity to plans for revenge.



episode 444: 424. The Price of Coal Part 3

Workers in an Ohio coal mine strike to protest their conditions. This excites the West Virginia workers who are hungry for a movement. However, the companies are attempting to pull scabs amongst the West Virginia miners with promises of extra work and money. It is a critical moment and they need to band together and believe in the strength of their union.



episode 443: 423. The Price of Coal Part 2

The miners and their families struggle as management tightens their grip on the community, raising prices in the company store. John Bailey tries to win the hearts of new hires as Lester Baird insists they become accustomed to the grim reality.



episode 442: 422. The Price of Coal Part 1

Jennifer Adcock leads James, Beaz, Paulomi Pratap, and Alex Flanigan through character creation for The Price of Coal. They create the residents of a small Appalachian mining town who have some extremely tangled lives and desperately need better treatment at work.



episode 441: 421. Danksgiving Part 2

James, JPC, Brad and Alex struggle to remember the convoluted character histories they created together just moments ago. Alan Rickman confidently advocates that he is capable of using a knife to the only man to ever overdose on marijuana- then the mummy Latharnicock shows up... a reminder, these are some of the best improvisers left in chicago.


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episode 440: 420. Danksgiving Part 1

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episode 439: 419. Heart Beats Part 2

Can heart transplant surgery cure homophobia? Will an underappreciated sibling's ruse impersonating their more attractive counterpart result in bliss or disaster? Will a daring risk-taker perform a dangerous exploratory surgery to satisfy a medical insurance provider in a dark quid pro quo? Can something terrible please happen to Huckamule Kidcutter who is just THE WORST?


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episode 438: 418. Heart Beats Part 1

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 2021-08-02  1h4m

episode 437: 417. Sentinel Comics Part 5

Our heroes continue their dramatic final confrontation with some of the world's most dastardly villains. However, each villain they defeat seems to be reduced to harmless inanimate objects just like their previous confrontation. This begs the question: Are any of these fights real? Is it even possible to defeat the person behind this and return the city to normal?


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