Big News: Wave 23 + Major Updates on BattleBards Cast & BattleBards Desktop (formerly Offline Player)
It has been a while since we last did a real update. We have been a little quiet over the past couple of months but nothing has stopped.... Read more
Some Great Kickstarters We Love
As you've seen before we do like to draw attention to other Kickstarter projects by creators who truly deserve attention. So as we're working towards our next Wave release... Read more
BattleBards Scores Dwarven Forge's Kickstarter Trailer!
Most of you may already know that Dwarven Forge has just launched their 4th Kickstarter: Castles: 3-D Modular Terrain. If not, go check it out:
BattleBards and composer Richard... Read more
Want Roll20 Integration? Need your help
We're trying to make some headway with getting BattleBards audio integrated across various VTT platforms. But, we need your help. Roll20 has a thread which is requesting the... Read more
Soundboard Improvements, Sorting your Audio, Early Releases for You & More!
It's been an AMAZING week since launch. We have reached over 1000 New Sign Ups along with a great amount of traction on the audio. Woo!
One quick... Read more
BattleBards Store is Open & Critical Role Partnership!
We have officially launched BattleBards BETA to the world! With our Beta launch comes an awesome deal. To celebrate LAUNCH WEEK, all audio on the BattleBards Store is 25%... Read more
BattleBards.com will be back Tomorrow with WAVE 6 launched!
You may have noticed that BattleBards has been down for a few days. We're doing a number of updates and should be back by tomorrow. February 1st Launch... Read more
Wave 6 Update + New Features Coming to BattleBards!
Let's dive right into some updates shall we?
New Features for BattleBards Beta Public Launch
As you guys now know, we are officially launching February 1st to the... Read more
Launch Date Confirmed and Celebrating 2015's Success
It's been a couple weeks so we thought to give you an update on where we're at. But, first, let's celebrate our success as a community in 2015... Read more
Happy New Years! Wave 5 Audio is here!
Happy New Years everyone! We had actually put this update together a week back... but it seems we may have been having one too many ales and during our drunken... Read more
Happy Holidays! An Audio Gift from us to you!
We hope you've been having a jolly holiday filled with merry bardic tunes lighting up this season. The team has been enjoying a couple days leave to spend... Read more
Pre-Order Now for Awesome Discounts! Closes tomorrow, December 15th!
Quick reminder that the Pre-Order Store closes on the 15th. If you're interested in getting some more audio at the Kickstarter Pricing, now's a great time to get... Read more
An Audio Gift from Us, Tinman Games Kickstarter & Status Update
Hope you had an amazing Thanksgiving and are surviving this Black Friday craze. We wanted to drop you guys a line for a couple of updates.
FREE Audio Gift... Read more
Wave 3 has Arrived in Style with 43 NEW Tracks & Announcing a Major Project!
First, you guys have been so busy on the redemption portal, we have racked up over 35,000 track redemptionsto date! We haven't even officially launched yet either! Wow! Thank... Read more
"The Mixer" Has Arrived for The Champion Tier and Higher Backers!
Welcome to our next BattleBards website preview! We apologize for it taking a few days longer than we had initially anticipated due to a series of irritating bugs... Read more
Happy Halloween! Mixer Coming Soon to The Champion Tier & Higher Backers!
It's Halloween time right? Time to send some shivers down your collective spines with a sneak peak at an upcoming Haunted Cemetery track, being revealed for the first... Read more
Wave 2 Audio Released! 50+ New Tracks of Awesomness
The day has finally arrived where we launch Wave 2 of BattleBards Audio on BattleBards.com! That's 56 NEW tracks organized in 3 Distinct Bundles that we've created to... Read more
NEW BattleBards Logo In Time for ALPHA Launch!
We wanted to show to you the NEW BattleBards logo! It took many months to get it done the way we wanted it, not unlike the process we... Read more
Successful Redemption Portal Launch! Thank You!
Rocking the Redemption Store!
The Redemption Store launch has been a success! We had a few hiccups that some of you helped us sort out. Thank you for the detailed... Read more
AWESOME NEWS! Start Redeeming your Bundles of Audio NOW!
The BattleBards Audio Redemption Portal is Open!
Well guys, we have reached our first milestone. By now those of you who backed BattleBards at The Apprentice Level or above should... Read more
New Audio for your Ears
Website Design Update
We're moving along with functionality updates. We have the Soundboard and Mixer working at basic levels, with plenty left to do. However, our designer has been hard... Read more
Development Progress & Great Collaborations
Work on the Redemption Page is coming to an end. It should be ready for you guys to dive into within 7-10 days! We'll be releasing audio in... Read more
Audio Redemption Store Coming Soon!
We have been receiving so many heart-warming emails and many which carry a common theme of "Is there anyway I can get some of the audio earlier?" We... Read more
Happy Gary Gygax Day!
We're a bit late in wishing you, but July 27th represents an incredibly important day, so Happy belated Gary Gygax Day!
Gary is the main influence for why everyone of us is... Read more
FINAL Kickstarter Backer Vote Concludes!
A sound effects candidate that has tried twice to make it into the library blows the competition out of the water! Natural World and Environment SFX which has tried... Read more
Final Kickstarter Backer Vote Kicks Off for SFX!
We've come to it at last, the final Kickstarter Backer Vote and its for a major audio category, sound effects! We have previous runner ups which have been proposed... Read more
Thirteenth Vote / Stretch Goal 10 Sings to a Close - FINAL VOTE GEARING UP!
Bards get some love, FINALLY! That's not to say that the contenders weren't serious options and in fact, coming up against our namesake might not have been very fair... Read more
The Penultimate Backer Vote -Thirteenth Vote / Stretch Goal 10 Vote Starts!
What a ride, the community has really put in, helping us identify what you want through all of these backer votes for incoming audio. We're now at our next... Read more
Smells like Adventure! Thieves Sneak Attack Vote. Stretch Goal 10 / Thirteenth Vote Coming
Awesome Projects: ADVENTURE SCENTS
We are all about augmenting our gaming experience at the tabletop. And though all of us within the BattleBards community love audio we recently discovered Adventure... Read more
Twelfth Backer Vote Starts - Speak and Make Yourself Known!
TWELFTH BACKER VOTE BEGINS!
Last time, Dwarves took the language backer vote, what will it be this time? We have a mix of former runner ups and new... Read more
Eleventh Backer Vote Ends - Earth Takes It! Twelfth Backer Vote Suggestions Needed
NATURE ALWAYS WINS
Looks like either druids are a commonly played class among our community or many of you are looking forward to the eventual reclamation of our... Read more
Eleventh Backer Vote Begins for Stretch Goal 8 Ambiance Music Track
This vote was a bit delayed but that's because we're packing every hour we have into getting the service and audio up and running. Things are insanely busy on... Read more
Platemail Games Kickstarter: Custom Pro Tabletop Audio Background Loops Ending Soon
Wes Otis's latest Kickstarter for tabletop audio background loops is coming to a close in just 10 hours as of this Update.
If you're interested in getting some... Read more
Tenth Vote Ends - Holy Clopping Coconut Shells! Ambient Music Vote Coming
SFX VOTE ENDS WITH GOING THE DISTANCE
WOW! Maybe we need to get a sound effect for a LANDSLIDE since the travel sound effect pack just destroyed it! Now,... Read more
Tenth Vote Starts for SFX *BAM* - Results of Exclusive Votes Are In!
Got some great stuff for you here, check this out!
TENTH VOTE IS STARTING
We have another awesome vote starting up, stacked with your suggestions for some gaming sound... Read more
Ninth Backer Vote Ends - A Royal Flush!
NINTH BACKER VOTE - CITY SEWERS!
Wow, we have a lot of sewer fans out among the BattleBards community. What started as a potentially close race quickly fell heavily... Read more
Ninth Backer Vote Starts - Soundscapes!
SOUNDSCAPES SOUNDING OFF!
This is a first, backers, you will decide what environment reaches the ears of gamers everywhere. We have collected some great suggestions from your peers... Read more
Eighthhh Backer Vote Concludesss! Sssoundssscapesss Coming!
Backersss (OK, I'll stop),
EIGHTH BACKER VOTE SLITHERS IN!
What a race, I mean, ridiculous. Throughout almost the entire time, Orcs were absolutely reigning supreme but true to form, the... Read more
Eighth Backer Vote RAWR's Up! Work is in Overdrive.
It's time to play everyone's favorite game, "Give That Monster Life! This week, we're staring some old goodies from votes long past along with fresh young and... Read more
Seventh Backer Vote Ends! Eighth Backer Vote Firing Up With Monsterscapes!
Seventh Backer Vote Ends In Gold!
This has been the best race we've seen in BattleBards so far in terms of participation and evenness in options which is a... Read more
Sixth Backer Vote Concludes! The Boys In Steel Hit the Streets!
Voting Closes - Bad Boys, Bad Boys...
We're plowing through here folks. We know the crazy excitement of stretch goals, promotions, and an ever running fund meter has... Read more
Warm Bardic Fuzzies of Audio All Around
We have crossed our Stretch Goal #10! Wow! Now, we were planning to cap the stretch goals here but we hear the victory song of our Bards.. so... Read more
Help with more Shameless Plugs ;-)
Your help made a huge difference on the earlier RPG subreddit post we made: http://www.reddit.com/r/rpg/comments/3755d7/final_day_battlebards_kickstarter_enhance_your/
- Can you guys help us out once more by simply doing an UPVOTE on these Sub-Reddit... Read more
Final Hours - Last Chance to Secure Deep Kickstarter Discounts
Can't believe we're almost at the very end of this Kickstarter. We've been having so much fun and it's been so amazing to see such a vibrant community... Read more
Sixth Backer Vote Commences! Less than 24 Hours Left!!!
Sixth Vote for Stretch Goal 3 is ON!
For another first of its kind, BattleBards backers will decide what NPC to bring to life through a professional voice over! ... Read more
Backer Suggestion for NPC Script & Help on Reddit
We need suggestions for classic NPC interactions that deserve a voice for Stretch Goal 3's NPC Script backer vote. We're going to take suggestions up until tonight and start voting... Read more
Final DAY! Stretch Goals 7 & 8 Unlocked! Oh and Dark Sun Co-Creator Tim Brown
It's the FINAL DAY for The BattleBards Kickstarter. We're almost sad since it's been so much fun and sometimes you just don't want things to end. But the... Read more
Stretch Goal 6 Unlocked! Quick Survey to Help Us
Wow... almost 4x Funded with a little over 2 days left. These Bards here are going to be taking out our collective lutes to create some serious audio for you... Read more
MORE DEMIGOD TRACKS BY SERBAN! + Fifth Backer Ends - Arise Undead Overlords!
DEMIGOD GROWS IN POWER
It's the day of the sound effects. We have just received final confirmation that a sound effect pack is being added to the Demigod... Read more
2 More Stretch Goals Down! 4 Days Left!
Don't forget to vote on the SFX Pack we will create by Backer Vote: Open until May 21st 11:59pm PST - http://svy.mk/1HuDE1v
Wow guys, we have knocked out two more... Read more
Fifth Backer Commences! Media, Live Show Apperance, Slick Campaigns!
Whoa, what a heck of a couple of days. BattleBards rolled a crit a couple of times and as we continue forward to the final leg of this journey,... Read more
MAJOR ANNOUNCEMENT: Dwarven Forge meets BattleBards
The World’s Finest Miniature Terrain Sets Meets The Premiere Audio in Tabletop Games
The Skeleton King - Joe J. Thomas donates to Demigod! New Backer Vote Needs Candidates
It is with much gushing and fanboy-ism that we announce Joe J. Thomas is donating an NPC script to the Demigod pledge tier! 'Who is he?' you may ask.... Read more
Fifth Backer Votes Are In! Talent Tagging In. Media Blitz Continues!
THE VOTES ARE IN!
What an epic fight! For the first time, almost throughout the entire run of the survey, a three way tie was present, with at most... Read more
$12,000 Reached - Stretch Goal 3 is Unlocked!
We're really starting to knock these Stretch Goals out of the park! And we still haven't finished voting on the rewards for Stretch Goal 1! Welcome to Stretch Goal... Read more
NEW Add-On Packs! Also, Stretch Goal 3 Revealed!
First, don't forget to vote on the source music track we will be creating for Stretch Goal 1: http://svy.mk/1H5Uka4So It's a REALLY close race again.
In other news... Read more
Fifth Backer Vote... - Stretch Goal 1
It's time to play that time-honored game, Decide the Evolution of Audio in Gaming! This time, backers will decide what Source Music track will BattleBards bend its considerable talent... Read more
Fourth BattleBards Backer Vote - Source Music Stretch Goal 1
Thanks to each of you, BattleBards is crushing it! In fact, we're even behind in the backer votes since we're just now starting the final SG 1 vote and... Read more
$10,000 and 100 Backers? Christmas Comes Early For You!
Last night we crossed $10,000 and hit 100 Backers! Wow! That's truly a milestone to celebrate and what better way to do it than to announce something very special.
STRETCH... Read more
STRETCH GOAL 1 - Racial Language Script Results are in!
STRETCH GOAL 1 - Racial Language Script Results are in!
It was a dramatic race to the finish line for the winning Racial Language for Stretch Goal 1. Goblins took... Read more
Profiling our Composers and Voice Talent for the Exclusive Demigod Tier Tracks
As you know we have EXCLUSIVE tracks being gifted to us for the Demigod Tier (and above) by some of our top Talent. And YOU will decide what they will... Read more
Third BattleBards Backer Vote - Languages + Cool Coinage!
Alright, this is going to get ugly. We've heard your suggestions and have put together the Third BattleBards vote, this time, a language will come to life. We... Read more
Tower of Babel Indeed – Language Vote Coming!
We’re gearing up for voting once again and taking suggestions on what YOU want to vote on in terms of hearing a fantasy language come to life. The... Read more
Music Vote Results - Undead Upset and Podcast Coverage!
Ghouls now have a home on BattleBards! This has been the best backer vote yet folks with it being an insanely close race. Ettercaps were well on their way on... Read more
Stretch Goal 1 Defeated - Search Check Reveals Cool Campaign!
You did it, the great and terrible Stretch Goal 1 lies defeated meaning the spoils are yours! ADVENTURER backers and up are going to get free audio which... Read more
We Blog, We Create Videos, and More Interviews!
While we wait for you guys to vote on which ambient track you'd like (for convenient the link is here in case you haven't taken it yet: http://svy.mk/1FNPrpU) we'd... Read more
The Second BattleBards Backer Vote - Music (Ambiance)!
This is the big time. BattleBards is quickly earning a reputation for producing some of the best tabletop fantasy specific music out there. In fact, this music is currently... Read more
Monsterscape Vote Results - Ghouls Rise from the Grave!
It was a great and terrible battle. Early on, the Ghoul dominated the battlefield with a huge lead, likely using its vile cunning to trick the Large Ooze to consume... Read more
The First Battlebards Monsterscape Vote!
We’re off to an insane start, I mean, fully funded in 8 hours?! We’ve been given the quest to slay the huge red dragon, found its lair, and rolled... Read more
Officially 100% FUNDED in 8 Hours!!!!
100% Funded in 8 Hours!? That's an amazing record for us guys!
Thank each and every one of you for contributing to making BattleBards a Day 1 hit!
Gonna hit... Read more
80% Funded in 2 Hours
You Guys ROCK!
Within 2 Hours we're 80% Funded and can't wait to start jumping in to the awesome Stretch Goals we have ahead of us.
Currently, we're taking suggestions... Read more