Tag: RPG

Jul 31 2017

Music to Game By VII

Similar to what I did last year, I’m going to take a look at the entries from my 2016 “Music to Haunt By” review series with a focus on their use in tabletop role-playing games. The use of music in gaming sessions has changed a lot since the days when people would crank up some …

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Jun 14 2016

Music to Game By VI

As was the case last year, I’m going to take another look at the albums I reviewed for my 2015 “Music to Haunt By” article series with an eye on their use in tabletop role-playing games. But they could also be used while playing certain board games as well. Seeing as how Midnight Syndicate is …

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Jun 24 2015

Music to Game By V

As was the case last year, I’m going to take another look at the albums I reviewed for my 2014 “Music to Haunt By” article series with an eye on their use in tabletop role-playing games. The order of the albums once again reflects the order in which I reviewed them and does not reflect …

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Jun 30 2014

Music to Game By IV

Just like last year, I’m here to take another look at the albums I reviewed for my “Music to Haunt By” article series with their use in tabletop role-playing games in mind. Also like last time, the order of the albums reflects the order in which I reviewed them and does not mean I ranked …

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Jun 15 2013

Free RPG Day Is Here!

Once again, it’s Free RPG Day and we here at Gravedigger’s Local 16 are doing our own unofficial contribution to the event. What is Free RPG Day? It’s when gaming stores all over the US (and other countries) give away free RPG adventures and other useful role-playing items. You can find out what retailers in …

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Jun 14 2013

Music to Game By III

With Free RPG Day just around the corner, I have decided to once again delve into the world of gaming music. More specifically, I’m going to look at how the albums I reviewed for the 2012 version of my annual “Music to Haunt By” series can be used with role-playing games. As was the case …

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Jun 07 2013

6′+ Episode 62 is Up!

To quote the description given at the new listing: “I rolled my stats and came up with all 6s. It’s a RPG music episode of 6′+, celebrating the upcoming FREE RPG DAY. Our party consists of pair of warriors (All This And Gore), a wizard (Home Haunting: Jersey Devil Style) and one jester (The Monstermatt …

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Jun 25 2012

Music to Game By II

Since Free RPG Day has me in a gaming sort of mood, I have decided to revisit the idea of reusing the albums from the previous year’s “Music to Haunt By” review series to use during RPG sessions. For those new to this series, I’ll explain: Each of the synopses below are edited down and …

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Jun 16 2012

It’s Free RPG Day!

Yay, verily!

Yes, today is the day when gaming stores all over the US (and other countries) are giving away free RPG adventures and other useful role-playing items. In fact, you can find out what retailers in your area are participating by visiting the official Free RPG Day website. As was the case last year, we’re offering …

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Dec 31 2011

Music to Game By

Although Free RPG Day has long since come and gone, I have still decided to revisit the use of music in gaming sessions. Since I last discussed the subject, I have found that the amount of RPG tie-in music is much larger than previously thought. Some soundtrack albums seem to be inspired by games rather …

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Jun 18 2011

Free RPG Day is Here!

That’s right, today’s the day when game stores across the country are giving away free goodies and having special sales! Judging from both the past and current selection of freebies, there’s plenty of stuff that should be of interest to horror fans. If the stuff shown here aren’t enough to convince you to head out …

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Jun 09 2011

Free RPG Day is Coming!

With June comes the last of the “free goodies” retail holiday that may be of interest to our readers: Free RPG Day. So if you’re interested in gaming, clear some time in your schedule for June 18th!

Oct 27 2010

Music to Haunt By: Dronolan’s Tower

I'm still waiting to hear the coin hit the bottom...

Dronolan’s Tower Official Site Journeys in Darkness Vol. 1: Those Who Dwell Beneath, Forever Young Music 2008 Although initially surprised by the idea of CDs designed for use while playing tabletop RPGs, I must admit that it’s not a bad idea. Remember, the whole point of a role-playing game is to immerse yourself in another …

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Jun 19 2010

Free RPG Day Is Here!

The Local has covered Record Store Day, Free Comic Book Day, and is now spotlighting Free RPG Day. Free RPG Day was started in 2007 with the intention of promoting role-playing games to those with little-to-no experience in such matters. To do so, participating stores give out free adventures and “Quick Start Rules” to customers. …

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Jun 15 2010

Free RPG Day Is Coming!

Don’t forget, Free RPG Day is on June 19th this year! So whether you’re a horror fan that already plays RPGs or are just interested in starting, mark your calendars and get ready for free role-playing game goodies!

Jan 12 2010

Free D&D: 2nd Edition

My monthly visit GdL’s Google Analytics page revealed that August’s “Free D&D” entry seems to have gotten fairly popular. So as a special treat, here’s another batch of free downloads culled from Wikipedia: Ravenloft II: The House on Gryphon Hill should be of interest to horror fans who play RPGs. Similarly, Palace of the Silver …

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