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Hunters Entertainment have announced Gods of Metal: Ragnarock

Award-winning RPG developers and publishers Hunters Entertainment have announced Gods of Metal: Ragnarock. Their epic heavy metal fantasy tabletop role-playing game has successfully funded on Kickstarter in under 5 hours, unlocking a limited edition vinyl LP featuring mainstream Metal Artists and an instrumental soundtrack.

Gods of Metal: Ragnarock is an Epic Heavy Metal Fantasy RPG celebrating a diverse cast of characters within the dual worlds of the Mundania and Ragnarock. In the world of Mundania, a land similar to ours, even boring mortals have a chance of redemption. Characters claim fealty to one of the 6 metal gods, and form an adventuring band, to take on the roles of Brutalizers, Shredders, Noisemancers, and even Amplords as characters find adventure and glory in a Heavy Metal Inspired world. Products featured in the project include fully zinc dice, votive candles, and plastic maquettes featuring the Metal Gods.

Gods of Metal: Ragnarock features three heavy metal albums, Gods of Metal, Avatars of Metal, and an Original Soundtrack

Gods of Metal, features an original song for the game from Carla Harvey (Butcher Babies) and Charlie Benante (Anthrax) titled “Born Into Death”, inspired by one of the Gods of Metal in the game. In addition, the LP includes music from Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominee Motorhead, as well as Indian Street Metal band, BloodyWood, released for the first time on vinyl. It also includes a previously unreleased single from Chris Jericho’s Fozzy, Icon for Hire, and Silvertomb

Avatars of Metal, the second album available in the campaign, is a chance for 15 indie bands to be included in the project. Key groups will be announced during the campaign, but bands have an opportunity to submit their own tracks.

The Original Soundtrack for Gods of Metal: Ragnarok is a stretch goal, and features music by Rezodrone. Rezodrone is a group composed of Jason Charles Miller and Jamison Boaza and recently created the music for the radio tracks on the hit action role-playing video game Cyberpunk 2077 from CD Projekt

Gods of Metal is set to release to its backers in Late 2021, with an early 2022 release for retailers. The Kickstarter runs until February 22.

Gods of Metal: Ragnarok

Gen Con 50 Kicks-Off with Lez Zepplin and Dragon’s Delight at Georgia Street

Gen Con 50 is almost here! We’ll be there to kick off the festivities on Georgia Street, located just outside the Indiana Convention Center! Sun King Brewing Company, creators of the official beer of Gen Con 50, will tap their fan-named creation, Dragon’s Delight, at approximately 5 pm at their annually anticipated kick-off party. Those 21+ are invited to attend, whether they have a Gen Con 50 badge or not.

Then, everyone is invited to watch Lez Zeppelin rock the stage at 6 pm in a FREE, all-ages performance. The New York City-based all-girl band has gained worldwide critical acclaim for their musicianship, passion, and gender-bending audacity they bring to the music of Led Zeppelin.

Celeste Marin, a singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist, also will play the Georgia St Party Tent at 5 pm on Wednesday! Celeste’s musical style is part indie, part punk, part r&b, and uniquely her own. Her current body of original work weaves punk, feminism, folk, & poetry into captivating melodies and curious themes.

Ready to game? Ready to celebrate? We’ll be there celebrating 50 years of Gen Con!

Gen Con 2014: Syrinscape Returns to Gen Con with Array of New Releases

Syrinscape, developer of the revolutionary sound design app that adds evocative ambient soundscapes and a movie-like soundtrack to tabletop gaming experiences, is thrilled to announce today its latest releases making their debut at Gen Con 2014.

The Skinsaw Murders SoundPackThe Skinsaw Murders SoundPack is a custom audio experience to accompany the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game’s popular Skinsaw Murders Adventure from the Rise of the Runelords Adventure Path. The Skinsaw Murders SoundPack brings to life the Lost Coast’s most notorious haunted mansion, a dilapidated ruin that has become the lair of a monstrous murderer, the bustling streets of Magnimar, a noisy lumber mill, an insane asylum, and a fantastically unstable clock tower, where every step creaks as if it’s going to give way.

Syrinscape’s Sci-Fi PlayerSyrinscape’s Sci-Fi Player is a complete new player to provide the sound environments for Sci-Fi tabletop games like Star Wars, Shadowrun, and Monty Cook’s The Strange. The Sci-Fi Player SoundSets include blaster battles, massive spaceships, space docks, engine rooms, alien spacecraft, a self-destruct sequence, and many more favorite Sci-Fi scenarios.

The Syrinscape SoundSet CreatorThe Syrinscape SoundSet Creator is a simple to use sound toolset, which gives the user the power to create and customize fantastic sound environments. Creators will be able to import their own sounds, group them together in Elements, and determine their playback order, frequency, volume, and other auditory components. Players will also control the 3D positioning and the acoustic in which the sounds appear. To sign up for the Beta, visit syrinscape.com/creator.

With Syrinscape’s Fantasy Subscription Package, the greatest value for all of Syrinscape’s fantasy-themed SoundSets for $6.50/month, players will own every piece of Syrinscape’s Fantasy Content that is released, including the Pathfinder Adventure Path SoundPacks, as well as an unlock of Syrinscape’s entire back catalog.

Syrinscape is available for a wide range of devices, including PC, Mac, Android Tablets, and iPads, and the players can be downloaded via syrinscape.com.

Gen Con attendees can take advantage of special show-only promotions, including a free 30-day trial, a free Syrinscape art poster, and a code to receive the Icy Wasteland SoundSet free. Stop by the Syrinscape booth, #674, for more information.