Hosted ByAmber

Shapeshift is an actual play podcast chronicling the transformation of a player into a GM. Amber is a veteran ttrpg player who decided it was time to try her hand at GMing. Join her on a journey into gaining GM perspectives, insights, and experience.

It’s time to level up!

All Episodes

17 – The Witch is Dead – Raising Mother

There once was a beautiful witch named Esmeralda who was ever so gracious and kind. But not everyone believed in her practices and one morning her clever and sly familiars found her fucking murdered right outside of her cottage in the woods.

16 – Crystal Caper – MetaWarriors Pt. 2

It’s part 2 of the Crystal Caper one shot. The MetaWarriors made it to the moon and need to stop the evil space queen Astrid from doing…something…with…crystals? Will Amber’s players get it together and focus? *shakes magic 8 ball* Outlook not so good.

15 – Crystal Caper – MetaWarriors Pt. 1

Amber ran a one shot of the magical girl skin of Honey Heist called Crystal Caper by Meghan Dornbrock.

14 – Monsterhearts 2 – Fade to Black Ep02

We’re back for part 2 of Fade to Black! Brittney, Chad, and Jessica stir up their own personal drama while Mara seeks thrills and investigates her own death.

13 – Monsterhearts 2 – Fade to Black Ep01

Located in dusty New Mexico, John Randall High School is your average American educational institution. Except instead of hanging out at the mall, kids at this school prefer hanging out on the ‘Net. Oh and most of them are monsters. Literally. Amber runs her first medium level mechanics game for the first time: Monsterhearts 2 by Avery Alder!

12 – 14 Days – Week Two

This week’s episode is the continuation of 14 Days by Hannah Shaffer. Olivia had a rough first week while Ash seemed to sail through theirs. With a special event on the horizon, how do Olivia and Ash prepare? And will their preparations come with a cost?

11 – 14 Days – Week One

More empathy games! Yay! Amber and Kristin don the roles of two people who suffer from migraines and play 14 Days by Hannah Shaffer. In this episode, Olivia and Ash navigate 1 week juggling aspects of their lives knowing that a debilitating migraine may occur at any time.

10 – #Feminsim – How To Be Ava White

Amber, Kristin, and Brandon play #Feminsim How to be Ava White by Eva Wei and explore the unrealistic expectations of being a woman.

09 – The Quiet Year – Go with Jerry

How does one build a world? Amber expands her GM skill set by playing The Quiet Year by Avery Alder with Josh, Brandon, and Kristin. It’s technically a GMless game, however Amber thought it would be a great way to collaboratively flex those imagination muscles.