James D'Amato is the author of The Ultimate RPG Backstory Guide and The Ultimate RPG Gameplay Guide, as well as the creator and game master of the One Shot Podcast and several spin off podcasts dedicated to RPG gameplay. He trained at Second City and iO in Chicago in the art of improvisational comedy: he now uses that education to introduce new people to role-playing, and incorporates improvisational storytelling techniques to create compelling and entertaining stories for RPG campaigns and one-shot adventures.
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