As an RPG music soundboard and dice roller for the iPhone/iPad, DMDJ from Blueface offers great “at your fingertips” control in a convenient and portable package, surmounting some of the difficulties of setting up sound in your game, though there remain issues to address.
In about 24 hours, I’ll be leaving for the Toronto Fan Expo with my friend PM. The Expo is Canada’s largest event for Sci-Fi, Horror, Anime and Gaming fans where they get to meet some of their favorite industry personalities and stock up on merch. I have a 5 hour car trip to plan so I thought I’d reach out and share/ask how the travelling part of the trip should be prepared!
Geeks have become more “mainstream” in recent years, and carved their own niche into several facets of our culture. To this writer, music seems strangely absent from this trend – or is it? Does our culture sing as one? Will we ever play the piano again?
I’m sure it’s happened to many of you, listening to the radio either in the car or at work and hearing a particular song and thinking, “Damn, this song really should be in Rock Band!” Apparently this happened so much that our friend DrScotto began to reply with simply, “EVERY song should be in Rock […]
I thought that Dave’s musically inclined poll last week was great, because it’s one of those general questions that I probably would have never thought to ask. It looks like the most people prefer the alternative/indie/college rock genre (69%), which I find interesting when you consider that our age poll surprised us with more people […]
Everybody’s favorite Orcish-themed death/thrash metal band, A Band of Orcs, is holding a contest to see who can write the most brutal encounter involving a band of orcs for D&D. Check it out because the deadline is soon- January 21st. Players in my current D&D game will find that this nicely coincides with an encounter […]
We’re hopefully back to some semblance of our normal schedule here at Critical Hits, between our hosting going wonky, me having indefinite bouts of sucking, and Dave going through the layers of hell known as Graduate School / End of the Semester we have really fallen behind here. Oh, and the fact that Rock Band […]