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 Ambient Environments - Dwarven City
 Regular price: $1.49
 Bundle price: $1.40

Dwarven City

Far underground there is a city populated by those of long beards and short statures. You may have come upon it once, but there's no forgetting the sounds of that bustling place. How people that small could create such a glorious place? Non-politically correct you say? Fine...Dwarves! 

Content: You’ll hear the dwarves working hard, playing, sleeping and carrying on conversations as you venture through their busy underground kingdom. 

Uses: Perfect backdrop for your Dwarven city.

Settings: Fantasy

Time - 10:00 min

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 Ambient Environments - Elven City
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Elven City

Nestled high in the mountains overlooking the valley of ancients you'll find this Elven city. The Elven folk integrate their city with the environment seamlessly in order to maintain the balance with nature. The birds of the forest perch upon the structures at leisure. A small river cuts gently through the center of the main square providing a peaceful ambiance. This place is a dream for most and a delicacy for others. But don't plan on staying here too long. The locals aren't as open to newcomers as you think. 

Content: Sounds of nature. People converse in the Elven tongue. A stable nearby. Dogs in the background. The white noise of water nearby. It's not too busy or overpopulated. 

Uses: Perfect backdop for your Elven ...

 Ambient Environments - Medieval City
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Medieval City

The sounds of bustling city folk can be heard in every corner in this large medieval or fantasy city. Horses, carriages, workers and a gaggle of other sound effects make you feel like you're really there right smack in the middle of it. You can almost smell the roasted pig wafting from the chimneys mixed along with some kind of manure and the contents of bedpans being emptied onto the street. Luckily, you can't...but almost.

Content:  People working, conversing, walking by. Carts, horses and carriages passing. Occasional ring of church bells.

Uses: Perfect for any medieval or fantasy city.

Settings: Fantasy, Period (medieval, dark ages), Backgrounds

Time - 10:00 min

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 Ambient Environments - Medieval Market
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Medieval Market 

The market is bustling with vendors and consumer alike. The smell of freshly baked bread and exotic dwarven hops draws you in as you browse through the basket weavers' new stock. This place is a gathering of many cultures. Languages of many can be heard along with the sounds of dealing, bartering and swindling. Don't be surprise if you come across something rare here as there are many things waiting to be discovered.

Content:  People bartering, conversing, walking by. Carts, horses and carriages passing. Occasional ring of church bells. A goats bell. 

Uses: Perfect for any medieval or fantasy city market. Could also be substituted for a foreign market.

Settings: Fantasy, Period (medieval, dark a...

 Ambient Environments - Medieval Tavern
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Medieval Tavern

Come on in and take a load off. Sit down next to the fire and warm yourself. It's been a long journey, or are you just getting started? Maybe you're meeting someone here? Either way, you'll find people here like to talk. There's good food that gets better the more you partake of the ale. So sit down, keep your head covered and your ears wide open. You never know what adventures may come your way.

Content: Groups of people chatting. The crackle of a fire in the hearth. A working barmaid and bartender knocking cups and saucers together.

Uses: Fantasy or medieval tavern. Might get away with using it in a period or modern setting.

Settings: Fantasy, Period, Backgrounds 

Time - 10:00 min

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 Ambient Environments - Medieval Village
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Medieval Village

This busy little village is warm and welcoming to most newcomers. There's plenty of work to be done and plenty of evidence of village folk getting it done. The fields butt up close to the rows of cottages and the fresh smell of livestock gently drifts by as you pass the stables. But don't worry. You can always take a load off at the local tavern. In fact, the only tavern. Okay so it's pretty small to be called a tavern but around here, a few seats are good enough.

Content: People working. Occasional conversations. Livestock. Birds and dogs. Horses. Children playing. Church bells.

Uses: Great for a small fantasy or medieval village.

Settings: Fantasy, Period (medieval), Backgrounds

Time - 10:00 min

Total value: $8.94 Special bundle price: $8.40 Savings of: $0.54 (6%)

Ambient Environments' premiere tracks are created to enhance your games of any genre. While some tracks provide generic drones and ambiance, others have specific purposes in mind and feature full musical instrumentation and sound effects. Each can be mixed and matched to provide variety when playing them during an RPG, War Game, LARP session or for any other situation you can find. Most are also loopable. 

Each soundscape is categorized by its function and some are listed in multiple categories as they can be applied to many environments. Here's a category list:

  • Fantasy: Soundscapes designed for fantastic environments. 
  • Sci-Fi: Soundscapes boldly dedicated to science fiction settings.
  • Horror: Soundscapes designed for frightening circumstances.
  • Modern: Soundscapes perfect for the here and now.
  • Period: Soundscapes that take place during a specific period in history thus are "period specific" i.e. the 1920s
  • Epic Battles: Soundscapes created for opposing forces.
  • Encounters: Soundscapes created with specific events or situations in mind.
  • Backgrounds: Soundscapes that feature only sound effects to create an environment. 
  • Mood Music: Music intended to add another dimension to your games and to create an immersive environment.
There's no general category because you can use these soundscapes however you wish!

Each track is 10 minutes in length! 

Search for "Ambient Environments" to find more of our soundscapes and be sure to follow us for the latest news.

Listening to the soundscapes - for best results...

These soundscapes require nothing more than a decent listening apparatus that your players can hear and any software that can play MP3s (converted to CD/DVD will work too!). For best results, a system with a wide dynamic range will deliver the best quality whereas a laptop or bluetooth speaker, although portable and convenient, might not deliver the wide range of sound effects and may have the inablity to hear everything that's embedded in a particular soundscape. So keep this in mind when playing them. Of course, you'll be able to hear them just fine, but occasionally there are "sub" components that have been added to help round out the sound needed for a particular environment that may add some enhanced features on a larger system.

So, if you want to hear the soundscapes as intended and are particular and somewhat of a purist, like me, then a great sound system is advised--but not needed in order to have fun and enjoy the effects of any particular soundscape. I'm just picky and "picky" is not for everyone. Besides, the soundscapes will only enhanced a setting, but they can't run the fantastically awesome campaign that your players will enjoy and remember with upmost affection for years to come so much that in ten years they'll get together and reminisce about the "good 'ole times when your PC Troll, "Beorn the Vampire Killer" was beheaded by a fellow party member (ruining is nice armani suit) while under the influence of an NPC enemy vampire using Beorn as a puppet to infiltrate the party and the agency that hired them--not that that's ever happened to me or anything. That's where you come in.

Disclaimer

If you can't hear your soundscape very well, it may be the system and not the soundscape--sure, but that's not always the case. When each soundscape is launched, it's still considered in the "beta" stages and can be changed, tweaked and fine-tuned. So if you're experiencing problems with your soundscapes, please contact Ambient Environments, a.k.a. Gil Luna, or leave a review with the issue noted and I'll keep track and fix them as time allows. You'll be contacted, if you purchased the soundscape, when it's updated and will be able to download the new version for free. Happy listening!

Category Description/Classes

Ambient Environments' premiere tracks are created to enhance your games of any genre. While some tracks provide generic drones and ambiance, others have specific purposes in mind and feature full musical instrumentation and sound effects. Each can be mixed and matched to provide variety when playing them during an RPG, War Game, LARP session or for any other situation you can find. Most are also loopable. 

Each soundscape is categorized by its function and some are listed in multiple categories so they can be applied to a variety of settings and situations. Be sure to read the descriptions of each soundscape so you know what you're getting! Here are the categories for genre and classification:

Class

  • Backgrounds: Sound effects heavy. No music. Some ambient sounds. Loopable.
  • Ambient: Ambient sounds without sound effects or very few sound effects. Loopable.
  • Atmosphere: Sound effects heavy with a consistent mood-setting ambient texture. Loopable.
  • Action: Action-oriented. Features a background that is usually only sound effects driven that depicts a small confrontation or engagement with weapons and violence involved. Loopable.
  • Epic Battles: Features a background that's usually only sound effects driven that depicts a large battle taking place. Loopable.
  • Mood Music: Music intended to add another dimension to your games and to create an immersive environment.  The music can usually be played with a certain setting in mind or for inspiration or just for your enjoyment. 
  • Encounters: Limited use event-driven with sound effects and possibly ambient sounds and/or music. Created with a specific situation or set of circumstances in mind. Usually not loopable. Can enhance the use of other soundscapes.
Genre
  • Fantasy: Designed for fantastic environments. 
  • Sci-Fi: Boldly dedicated to science fiction settings.
  • Horror: Created for frightening circumstances.
  • Modern: Perfect for the here and now.
  • Period: Takes place during a specific period in history thus are "period specific" i.e. the 1920s, Medieval times, the Crusades
  • Western: Lassoed up with the old west in mind.
There's no general category because you can use these soundscapes however you wish!

Each track is 10 minutes in length! 

Got question? Don't be afraid to email me through Drive Thru RPG.

Search for "Ambient Environments" to find more of our soundscapes and be sure to "follow us" for the latest news.

 
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