Composer Mike Bridge has launched a project for an album of halfling camp themed music and sfx tracks. The project was launched after an earlier commission in the same vein was bought by Battlebards, the tabletop RPG audio company.
The track became a hit after features from the likes of High Rollers from Yogscast bought it to the attention of tabletop RPG players around the world. People asked for more of the same, and so the kickstarter was launched in order to fund the recording of the album.
‘As a composer first and foremost, the idea of launching a kickstarter initially didn’t seem like a great idea, but since the success of the Battlebards company through crowdfunding, the crowdfunding system seems more and more appealing’ says Mike. ‘I’m really not into the whole self promotion thing, the majority of my work comes from returning customers, so I have little need to “get myself out there”. But due to the amazing reception I’ve had from the Halfling camp track, and the subsequent launch of the kickstarter, I’m going to have to get my PR boots on and get the word out!’
The original track, which you can hear here has been featured numerous times on some of the biggest Dungeons and Dragons related video casts, and as a result, people have even started doing cover versions of the music, like this one! There is even talk of a competition run by Battlebards involving fan partisipation on an instrumental version of the music!