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One Shot

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Rank #99 in Games category

Comedy
Improv
Leisure
Games
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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.

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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.

iTunes Ratings

744 Ratings
Average Ratings
695
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11

LOVED IT ANDDDD

By steph0-0 - Jan 28 2020
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Please please please bring the try guys back for another round!! I loved it

I like this show

By ChelsEw0ng - Mar 25 2019
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It’s fun, I learn about games, it makes me laugh.

iTunes Ratings

744 Ratings
Average Ratings
695
22
11
5
11

LOVED IT ANDDDD

By steph0-0 - Jan 28 2020
Read more
Please please please bring the try guys back for another round!! I loved it

I like this show

By ChelsEw0ng - Mar 25 2019
Read more
It’s fun, I learn about games, it makes me laugh.
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One Shot

Latest release on Jun 01, 2020

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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.

Rank #1: 99. Actual Cannibal Shia Labeouf

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Three hapless improvisers are cast in the latest Transformers film. They soon discover what they thought was going to be their big break is a nightmare they might never escape.

Jun 08 2015

2hr 11mins

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Rank #2: 257. Paranoia Part 1

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Newly dubbed Reds Krl and Glave hazily come out of a drug-induced haze to start their first day as troubleshooters. They've been tasked to fix some malfunctioning toilets. Hopefully, this shouldn't be too much of a problem thanks to Tacoma their Orange supervisor.

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Jun 11 2018

1hr 5mins

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Rank #3: 273. Kids on Bikes Part 1

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We enter the sleepy midwestern town of Pumpkin Hollow where a group of middle school students and their science teacher are being stalked by a mysterious horror.

In this episode, James is joined by guests Patrick Rothfuss, Liz Anderson, Pranks Paul, and Stephen Kropa to play 80's adventure game Kids on Bikes. James and his players start out by creating the eerie midwestern town of Pumpkin Hollow! Home of the World's Largest Something and the latest which trial in the US.

Oct 01 2018

1hr 19mins

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Rank #4: 182. MASKS Part 1

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A scrappy new team of teen supers Fetch (Molly Ostertag,) Snowflake (Noelle Stevenson,) (Lola Binkerd,) and The Bandicoot (Ben Joseph) are still finding their feet in the superpowered metropolis: Halcyon City. In a world of civilians who are inconvenienced by them, villains who want to fight them, and older heroes who want to tell them what to do, it's hard for a teen hero to find their place. Luckily, they have each other. Hopefully that will be enough.

Jan 09 2017

1hr 8mins

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Rank #5: 221. Everyone Is Remastered Part 1

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We remastered our first Everyone is John series to celebrate friend of the show Luke Null getting cast on Saturday Night Live!

Oct 09 2017

2hr 15mins

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Rank #6: 109. Numenera Part 1

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An odd band of travelers are on a journey to investigate the mysteries of the Ninth World. They find themselves just past the mountains that separate The Steadfast from the largely uncivilized western part of the Numenera super-continent. Now on the wandering walk our heroes must attempt to understand the wonders they behold.​

Aug 17 2015

1hr 7mins

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Rank #7: 217. The Tearable RPG

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Three elite FBI agents are deployed to "Evil Island" to participate in a Kung Fu Tournament run by the mysterious Art Vandelay. This mission is unclear, their powers are vaguely defined and their enemies are cartoonish parodies of people. This gets out of hand in the best ways possible.

Sep 11 2017

1hr 38mins

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Rank #8: 92. Legend of Five Rings Rings Part 1

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In the wake of the great war Rokugon is enjoying a fragile peace between the clans. It may be short lived as strife is building on the border of the Crab and Spider. Their lands are separated by a great river which has just shifted its path. Now the Spiders claim their territory has grown and the Crab insist the land belongs to them regardless of the river's whim. The Empress has sent a representative from the dragon clan to act as a mediator and resolve the issue without bloodshed.

Apr 20 2015

1hr 18mins

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Rank #9: 316. Coffee Detective Part 1

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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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Jul 29 2019

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Rank #10: 146. Tenra Bansho Zero Part 1

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An injured Oni is rescued by a wandering monk after her village was destroyed by the mainland army. She has in her possession evidence that the attacks on Oni villages by the mainland government are not to protect citizens from "monsters" as they claim. Can she reach the next Oni village in time warn her kinsman?

May 02 2016

1hr 10mins

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Rank #11: 203. Cthulhu Dark

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In 1999 Chicago is home to many eclectic shops and locations. Businesses that are so specific, or poorly run, that only the hippest of the hip can stand dealing with them. "The Chumb Buffet CDs, Tapes" is one such business, run by hapless underachievers, and patronised by misfits.

This unassuming store is about to confront incomprehensible horror.

Jun 05 2017

1hr 4mins

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Rank #12: 292. Pasión de las Pasiones Part 1

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We set up the ultimate telenovela! Masked wrestlers, evil twins, math ladies incognito! Everything you could possibly want really.

Jan 28 2019

56mins

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Rank #13: 83. Monsterhearts

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Last year sleepy town in Rode Island was shaken to its core when a mysterious sexy stranger moved to town, Not that town is in the grip of a mummy's sexual curse. After a year of betrayal, dark magic, and FCC safe sex can our heroes live normal lives? What does normal even mean anymore!?

Feb 15 2015

2hr 10mins

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Rank #14: 173. City of Mist Part 1

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This week we head to a city where everyone has a story to tell. Some of those stories are stronger than others, the roll through the concrete towers searching for a host to be told and told again. Somewhere in dimly lit and dusty office Decklan La Strange is about to have one of these stories find him.

Nov 07 2016

59mins

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Rank #15: 326. Hex Ed Part 1

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Eloree is a normal student at a liberal and esoteric arts college, and she has a potions paper to write at the end of her first term. Unfortunately, she hates potions and all of the necessary reference material is checked out at the library which means she'll have to get creative...

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Oct 07 2019

1hr 2mins

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Rank #16: 70. Inspectres Part 1

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Have you seen something you... can't explain? Did you witness something... beyond explanation? Did something you beheld... defy explanation? You need to call Mark Summers (Alex Manich), Dillon Crackbacker (James Dugan), and Felix "Flex" Cockhammer (JPC)- the Spirit Snatchers!

Nov 17 2014

1hr 3mins

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Rank #17: 66. Dracula Dossier Part 1

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This week James is joined by game designer, horror writer, and guest GM Kenneth Hite to preview the up coming Dracula Dossier by Pelgrane Press. To help out James got his old game master Zach Weber, fellow podcaster General Ironicus, and game designer Nathan Poletta.

Oct 15 2014

1hr 58mins

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Rank #18: 248. Honey Heist: The Ballad of Lincoln's Ghost

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Two "bears" go to Honey Con 2017 to make the score of a lifetime, but as they are wont to be the best-laid plains of men and bears are prone to folly.

Apr 09 2018

1hr 48mins

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Rank #19: 100. Sailor Moon

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IT's the 100th episode of ONE SHOT! To celebrate Kat and James are joined by their friends Chris Sims and Jordan D. White from the Sailor Business podcast to play the 1999 officially licensed Sailor Moon RPG. Usagi Tsukino and her friends must protect the world from the dark forces of the Negaverse. However, the also have all the responsibilities of regular school students. When a huge district wide assembly is called all of the scouts must attend. Even though it appears something strange is going on.

Jun 15 2015

58mins

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Rank #20: 243. Capers Part 1

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A normal night for a small speakeasy in northern Chicago turns disastrous after a detective informs them that he will need them to accommodate a large party of policemen the next night or face getting shut down. It's a race to find a way to double their supply! Thankfully they have superhuman abilities on their side.

Mar 05 2018

1hr 6mins

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358. Visigoths VS Mall Goths Part 4

Jun 01 2020

47mins

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357. Visigoths VS Mall Goths Part 3

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Chaos in the Mall continues as the Mall Goths try to find their way into a Visigoth lingerie store. Meanwhile the Visigoths browse for movies.

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May 25 2020

46mins

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356. Visigoths VS Mall Goths Part 2

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We join two groups of teens at the mall for a normal day of kidnapping and conquest. The mall goths discover that a rogue group of Visigoths have kidnapped their friend Raven in an attempt to fully annex the first floor. Meanwhile, two Visigoths contemplate their plans for the dance that will be help at the mall this evening.

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May 18 2020

1hr 7mins

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355. Visigoths VS Mall Goths Part 1

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James is joined by  Lucian Kahn to show off his game Visigoths VS Mall Goths with Bianca Zelda, Stephen Kropa, Alan Linic, and Adira Slattery. They spend this week establishing characters and their connections.

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May 11 2020

1hr 5mins

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354. Casket Land Part 5

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Our heroes refuse to join the Sage Hen in her flock which leaves only bloodshed to settle ownership of The Homestead. Without enough water to make the trip home they have no choice but to enlist every ounce of their bright blood to take what they came looking for. Grave dirt is coming for someone, and it's up to lady luck to decide who.

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Burying alive, disembowelment

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May 04 2020

59mins

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353. Casket Land Part 4

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Our heroes begin to confront The Sage Hen in attempt to claim the water in The Homestead. Jerimiah followed her when her name was Hennesy, he'll have to resist the temptation to join her flock.

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Former cult victim

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Apr 27 2020

59mins

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352. Casket Land Part 3

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To find the homestead our heroes must leave the casketland and cross through the land of The Flock. They must brave the ever-shifting tangle and whomever of The Sage Hen's cruel followers guards the twisting brambles within.

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Some wild body horror, claustrophobic situations, cult imagery 

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Apr 20 2020

1hr 2mins

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351. Casket Land Part 2

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Ms. Hemlock, Jeremiah, Flex and Fold attend a late-night town meeting with Loam, a deathless desert hermit. Loam confronts the town of Doubletree with a startling truth that may also be an opportunity.

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Descriptions of claustrophobic situations, disfigurement, and social rejection.

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Apr 13 2020

1hr 4mins

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350. Casket Land Part 1

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The community of Double Tree was once a vibrant place surrounding a miraculous well in the middle of a parched desert. Ten years ago that well started to dry up and the community's luck went wit the water. Today Double Tree is a desolate place surrounded for miles by the cursed copses sealed away in black caskets. Four residents are about to be charged with a plan to save the community, but the only thanks they get might be a memorial of the death tree.

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Infant death, scarcity, violence and stigmatization based on physical appearance and disabilities, general  "western" genre themes

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Apr 06 2020

1hr 1min

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349. Oh Captain My Captain: Scorpion Sea

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The word has been reduced to a vast and empty desert by titanic monsters controlled by The Ruling Party. The only thing that stands against them is a massive mechanical scorpion commanded by an intrepid captain and his crew of resistance fighters. They are searching for an elusive prize that will set them all free.

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Mar 30 2020

1hr 20mins

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348. Oh Captain My Captain: Sub-Versive

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The world is ruled by a ruthless empire and a courageous captain leads her fearless crew towards a prize that she believes will be their salvation.

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Mar 23 2020

1hr 22mins

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347. Isolated Part 2

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In the aftermath of a landslide, under imminent threat from the Chicago Bears' offensive line, loyalty between close friends, fathers and sons, and magician and  stage secrets are tested. Will they manage to find common ground in time to protect themselves, or will a murderous sports team have their revenge?

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Mar 16 2020

1hr 8mins

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346. Isolated Part 1

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An outdoorsman father, his philosopher son, a friend with a criminal present, and a stage magician (all sports guys, by the way) enjoy a weekend retreat to an isolated cabin in the Rocky Mountains. Does this sound like the set up to a horror RPG? Because it's definitely the set up for a horror RPG.

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Mar 09 2020

1hr 9mins

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345. Descent into Midnight Part 2

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The action team of sea creatures with ill-defined senses of self and their teammate who is also a bus tries to unravel the mysterious thing that has destroyed the community of their closest neighbor. How will doing that change them, and can they survive that change?

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Mar 02 2020

1hr 5mins

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344. Descent into Midnight Part 1

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Taylor LaBresh joins James and his guests Mel D'Amato, Darcy Ross, and Cory O'Brien to lead them through a session of Descent into Midnight. It's an atmospheric speculative fiction RPG with wild worldbuilding and sci-fi marine biology. Everyone builds mind-boggling characters and their strange little world.

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Feb 24 2020

1hr 14mins

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343. Minimum Rage Part 3

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It's pageant time but weird haunted sailors are knocking at the door and dragging the Electric Flames into a nautically themed nether realm, which is historically bad for tips. Can the girls rally in time to save the pageant and club?


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Feb 17 2020

1hr 7mins

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342. Minimum Rage Part 2

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The girls split up to get the club ready for the pageant, replace their salty liquor, and learn more about the mysterious book that Mother sent them. Can they figure everything out quickly enough to get ready for the show, or are things dead in the water?

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Feb 10 2020

1hr 12mins

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341. Minimum Rage Part 1

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Electric Flames is a downtown institution with some of the best drag in the city. Who cares if it's technically illegal and partially patronized by monsters from a nether realm? When the girls who run the joint are tasked by Mother to care for a strange old leather bound book just before a huge pageant everything gets thrown in jeopardy.

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Feb 03 2020

1hr 4mins

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340. The Try Guys Try D&D Part 4

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Hotankles, EdGar, Joshua, and Carol fight for their lives against Mallie/Malissa/Maledict and a mysterious plant monster deep beneath the earth in a thick fog of ruby mist. EdGar has reunited with his family but will their love be enough o overcome the forces of evil?

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Jan 27 2020

1hr 2mins

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339. The Try Guys Try D&D Part 3

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The Try Guys finally make their way into the ruby mist, looking for answers about Mallie, Malissa, and potentially Kitty Keith (an enormous talking magical cat who is somehow responsible for Hotankle's powers.) They find much more than what they were looking for.

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Jan 20 2020

55mins

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iTunes Ratings

744 Ratings
Average Ratings
695
22
11
5
11

LOVED IT ANDDDD

By steph0-0 - Jan 28 2020
Read more
Please please please bring the try guys back for another round!! I loved it

I like this show

By ChelsEw0ng - Mar 25 2019
Read more
It’s fun, I learn about games, it makes me laugh.