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Music during game or not?

We tried to use background music during gaming sessions, but it turned out to be an annoyance. Do you have success stories, and which music did you use ?
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How can I add sound to our sessions?

I've been toying with the idea of adding sound to our typical sessions. I was thinking about throwing in some sounds for atmosphere's sake, like some of the following: Birds chirping/water running ...
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How do I select background music for my RPG campaign?

Music is an essential component of my games. When running games set in the Star Wars universe, the music of John Williams adds a new dimension to the experience, both for me and for my players. Now ...
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Software for adding atmosphere via music and sounds

Currently I am collecting some music and sounds for an upcoming D&D campaign. It would be simple to set up an iPod with speakers for managing the music, but I want both music and a sound board of ...
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Thoughts on character Leitmotifs? [closed]

Specific thoughts on character Leitmotifs. For those who are confused, a Leitmotif is a usually simple piece of music used to represent a character, and is often played to signify that it's, well, ...
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What can I use for sci-fi ambient music? [closed]

Another DM I know recently taught me to use ambient music, especially during combat, to keep players more focused on the game and for general atmosphere. That's all fine and simple for fantasy, ...
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Background music for a modern thriller table [closed]

First, sorry for my syntax, I'm french speaker and usually only use english for technical topics, but will try to do my best ! I have some friends who asked me to prepare a table as they want to get ...