Tag Archives: Effects

Bringing Theater to the Mind Available in Print on Amazon!

This booklet is now available in print and Kindle format on Amazon and is on sale now! A practical and easy to understand guide to using lighting, sound, props, character business, and theatrical techniques to complement role-playing games, Bringing Theater to the Mind, is now available in print and PDF on RPG Now! A print […]

Bringing Theater to the Mind Available in Print and PDF at RPG Now!

A practical and easy to understand guide to using lighting, sound, props, character business, and theatrical techniques to complement role-playing games, Bringing Theater to the Mind, is now available in print and PDF on RPG Now! A print version via Amazon is in the final proof process. Here is the product description: Bringing Theater to […]

Soundscape Train Ride Into Darkness Available!

Soundscapes are a sonic way to make your role-playing event more fun and immersive! Train Ride Into Darkness A soundscape for a bygone age with steam engines, fire, and terror! This creepy soundscape that helps create the ambient mood of a trip on a train to a place of terror. Sounds include a steam engine […]

Coming Soon: Train Ride Into Darkness

The next soundscape is past the final mix and in the queue for release in the near future! Sounds include a steam train in progress (as well as stopping and starting), a ticking timer loop, a conflagration, the sounds of Dark Young moving and hooting, and a ritual invocation of the Black Goat of the […]

The Creature Rises! (Video Clip)

Here is a link to a short video clip from a Call of Cthulhu role-playing session at Total Confusion in Mansfield Massachusetts, 2010.  This was a great group of players! This clip gives some idea of the effect of custom sound and lighting for game atmosphere. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s-82IhV_PwI

The Soundscape Time in the Asylum and 4 Cut Ambient EP Horror in the Asylum are Available Now!

Soundscapes and ambient music are a sonic way to make your role-playing event more fun and immersive! Time in the Asylum A Time in the Asylum is a subtle mental trip to the inside of a mental institution. Sounds include the heavy humming of the ventilation system, talking staff, patients mumbling, laughing and crying, along […]

First Soundscape and Ambient Music Release Coming Soon!

Soundscapes are sonic way to make your role-playing event more fun and immersive! The first slated release is Time in the Asylum, a subtle mental trip to the inside of a mental institution. Three variants of a 27:36 MP3 track, which can be played as a loop, provide a day, evening, and night sonic environment […]

Andre Kruppa Panel Making Great Adventures – Total Con 2011

This is the podcast of a panel discussion about designing great adventures at Total Con 2011. It was my first panel and a lot of fun. The panel consisted of Jack Graham, Bradford Younie, Mark Edwards, and me.   It was certainly interesting to hear about the different approaches taken by other designers.  http://totalcon.podbean.com/2011/06/27/episode-08-making-great-adventures-panel/

Andre Kruppa Guest on Fringeworthy – Part 2, Tri Tac Games Podcast

This is part 2 of the pod cast with the guys from Tri Tac Games talking about using props and theatrical elements to enhance table top RPGs. It was a good discussion! We talked about props, handouts, tables, lighting, sound, music, and a variety of other things.  http://tritacsystems.podbean.com/2011/05/22/episode-71-props-part-2/ Part 1

Andre Kruppa Guest on Tri Tac Games Podcast – Props Pt 1

This is part 1 of a regular pod cast the guys from Tri Tac Games were kind enough to have me on as a guest for episode 70. We talked about using props and theatrical elements to enhance table top RPGs. I picked up a few interesting ideas and had fun! We talked about props, handouts, […]