005: Talking with James D’Amato

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

James D’Amato, the host and co-creator of the OneShot Podcast and the Campaign Podcast talks through a range of in-depth tabletop subjects with Jim.


OneShot Podcast
Campaign Podcast
James on Twitter
James on Redditt

Check the Show Notes:

  • 4:38: James talks about how he got into the final nerd frontier for him of Tabletop game play in college.
  • 10:04: James and Jim talking about the de-stigmatizing of the tabletop world and the impact of 5th edition Dungeons and Dragons.
  • 14:33: James talks about his enforced obligation to try a bunch of role playing systems and what he looks for in a new system.
  • 25:35: James and Jim bring out their old debate of Feng Shui vs Legend of the Five Rings.
  • 40:20: James talks about creating a “safe space” for tabletop play and the Legend of the Five Rings game from One Shot.
  • 55:46: The hard questions begin.

Our Guest Relics:

James and Kat in their sophomore year at an ARGO (Allegheny Roleplaying and Gaming Organization) meeting.

James and Kat playing Pandemic at a game night in Junior year.