Tag Archives: Effects

Halloween Sale

Game Soapbox Productions RPG Books and Audio Files On Sale On RPGNow! In honor of Halloween, as part of the RPGNow Halloween sale, some Game Soapbox titles are on sale! Madness and Mayhem Live Action Role-Playing: A gritty fast-play system for dark, Lovecraftian, and cosmic horror gaming Please click here to go to the RPGNow […]

Immersive Role-Playing Video: Final Hour of Missed Dues

Folks have been asking for a while for a video of a game session. This was put together quickly for another project and gives some idea of what goes on. This video is the final hour of the 7th Edition Call of Cthulhu scenario Missed Dues by Mike Mason of Chaosium and was shot at […]

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/