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Spotify Playlist: Horror

girl-564460_640Rounding out the three “classic” RPG genres, we have a Spotify playlist for Horror roleplaying games. Turn the lights out and get gaming (well, maybe leave one light on…in the hallway…you know…for safety).

Are you liking the new playlists from Dungeoneering? Be sure to let us know what you like and what we can add.

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Spotify Playlist: Science Fiction

Another playlist that I created in Spotify, this one for Science Fiction roleplaying game settings. This one is over 11 hours long. Play on, my friends.

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Spotify Playlist: Fantasy

castle-832555_640Want some free music to play at the gaming table? Try out this playlist. It’s a little over 8 hours. If you can game longer than that, bless you and let me know how you manage it!

Stay tuned for more playlists in the coming weeks for more genres and sound effects. If you have any songs on Spotify that you think add to the playlists, by all means let me know and I’ll add them.

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Music to Game By – Towns, Villages, and Courts

So, not every encounter is with a slavering beast or rotting undead. Sometimes it’s in court, wooing a maiden or persuading the local baron. Sometimes it’s shopping in the bazaar or at the county fair. Here are some inspirations for those rare, non-life-threatening gaming moments.

One tip when using these for non-combat situations, find a track that matches the setting and reuse that piece whenever the part returns to said setting. Basically, you’re creating a “theme song” for an area and as soon as you replay it, the players are back drawn in immediately.

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Music to Game By – Combat

In a lot of RPGs, combat can actually get pretty tedious. After a few rounds, some of the excitement gets lost in dice rolls and rule checking. Enter the score! Keep the adrenaline pumping with the following scores and soundtracks.

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Music to Game By – Horror

First of a new series to help game masters better use music at their gaming table.

Music can be an incredible tool and with today’s laptops and iPods, it’s pretty easy to bring a lot of music right to the table with minimal fuss and space. So, without further ado, the first installment:

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