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Dark Dice is a horror actual play D&D podcast that uses immersive soundscapes to create an added layer of immersion. Each season, travelers embark on a journey into the dark corners of a world with dragons & monsters. They will never be the same again.

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Dark Dice is a horror actual play D&D podcast that uses immersive soundscapes to create an added layer of immersion. Each season, travelers embark on a journey into the dark corners of a world with dragons & monsters. They will never be the same again.

Listen on Apple Podcasts
Requires subscription and macOS 11.4 or higher

    In the Willow’s Wake

    In the Willow’s Wake

    This is the start of our new story: Shores of the Silver Thrum - featuring the full cast.
    If you have never listened to Dark Dice before, you can start here, as this season has no ties to previous ones...
    As waves crash and docks creek, five adventurers book passage on The Willow's Wake, into the frozen north.

    Dark Dice is an Actual Play podcast created using the 5th edition rules of Dungeons and Dragons. Dialogue with NPC's has been replaced with a full voice cast and immersive sound effects create an added layer of immersion. This is our third season: Shores of the Silver Thrum!
    Story by K.A. Statz & Travis Vengroff (Co Game Masters)
    Produced, Edited, and with Sound Design by Travis Vengroff
    Executive Producers: Dennis Greenhill, Carol Vengroff, AJ Punk'n, & Maico Villegas
    Dialogue Editing (first round) by Kaela Shoe
    Additional Sound Design, Mixing, and Mastering by Dayn Leonardson
    Transcriptions by Shion Francois

    Cast:
    Balmur – Jeff Goldblum
    Narrator / Game Master - K.A. Statz
    Narrator / Game Master - Travis Vengroff
    Agé Ogun – Jasper William Cartwright
    Jare Driftwood– Florian Seidler
    Konvo – Enrique Perez
    Nimbleremble Troutspinetrout – Danilo Battistini
    Lán Qiu – Sophie Yang
    Vind Greyview – Eric Nelsen
    Vivianna Bloodchamber – LilyPichu
    Av Mitoph, Second Mate – Ciara Baxendale
    Captain Gelmain - Karim Kronfli
    Yelena – Lika Khukhashvili
    Oman Paige – Dario Oman
    Eudaw Quit, Cook – Marisha Tapera
    Mason Luhrs, First Mate – Chris Luhrs

    Music: (in order of appearance)
    Music Director - Travis Vengroff
    "Domain of the Nameless God" & "Theme of the Realmweaver" Written, orchestrated, and performed by Steven Melin, Copyists Peter Jones & Steven Melin, Hurdy-Gurdy & Hammered Dulcimer by Enzo Puzzovio, and Budapest Strings Recorded by Musiversal
    "Last Light (Northrealm Theme)" written by David Wise & Steven Melin, Orchestrated by Christopher Siu & Catherine Nguyen (Copyist), lyrics by Travis Vengroff, Woodwinds by Kristin Naigus (Field of Reeds), Budapest Strings & Choir Recorded by Musiversal
    "Gaelhold" & "On Shores of Silver" written and co-orchestrated by Steven Melin, Copyist & Co-Orchestrator Catherine Nguyen, Budapest Strings Recorded by Musiversal, Budapest Choir Recorded by Budapest Scoring
    "Questionable Associates" - Written, Orchestrated, Performed, and mixed by Brandon Boone, Copyist Steven Melin, featuring Scott Semanski on Cello, and Enzo Puzzovio on Hurdy Gurdy & Hammered Dulcimer
    "Empty Hearts" – Written and Performed by Andrey Vinogradov - Licensed through Pond 5
    Dark Dice art by Voidbrush with lettering by K.A. Statz

    Special Thanks to:
    Our Patreon supporters! | Our Fool & Scholar Discord Lampreys! | Carol Vengroff

    This is a Fool and Scholar Production.
    Check out our Merch: www.DarkDice.com
    Free Transcripts are also available: https://www.patreon.com/posts/84864738
    
    Content Warnings:
    Bullying
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    • 48 min
    Embark

    Embark

    This is the bonus episode that leads into our new story: Shores of the Silver Thrum. We recommend starting here!
    If you have never listened to Dark Dice before, you can start here, as this season has no ties to previous ones...
    As waves crash and docks creek, it is time for the final two crew members to join the Willow's Wake.

    Story by K.A. Statz & Travis Vengroff (Co Game Masters)
    Produced, Edited, and with Co-Sound Design by Travis Vengroff
    Executive Producers: Dennis Greenhill, Carol Vengroff, AJ Punk'n, & Maico Villegas
    Dialogue Editing (first round) by Kaela Shoe
    Co Sound Design, Mixing, and Mastering by Dayn Leonardson
    Transcriptions by Shion Francois

    Cast:
    Balmur – Jeff Goldblum
    Narrator / Game Master - K.A. Statz
    Narrator / Game Master - Travis Vengroff
    Jare – Florian Seidler
    Konvo – Enrique Perez
    Nickrick – Felix Trench
    Eddel – Nichole Goodnight
    Av – Ciara Baxendale
    Captain Gelmain - Karim Kronfli
    Yelena – Lika Khukhashvili
    Linsen – Mikael Heidner
    Becher – Atticus Jackson
    Oman – Dario Oman
    Eudaw – Marisha Tapera
    Galesk – David Devereux

    Music: (in order of appearance)
    Music Director - Travis Vengroff
    "Domain of the Nameless God", "Theme of the Realmweaver", & "Audin" Written, orchestrated, and performed by Steven Melin, Copyists Peter Jones & Steven Melin, Hurdy-Gurdy & Hammered Dulcimer by Enzo Puzzovio, and Budapest Strings Recorded by Musiversal
    "Last Light (Northrealm Theme)" written by David Wise & Steven Melin, Orchestrated by Christopher Siu & Catherine Nguyen (Copyist), lyrics by Travis Vengroff, Woodwinds by Kristin Naigus (Field of Reeds), Budapest Strings & Choir Recorded by Musiversal
    "Gaelhold" written and co-orchestrated by Steven Melin, Copyist & Co-Orchestrator Catherine Nguyen, Budapest Strings Recorded by Musiversal, Budapest Choir Recorded by Budapest Scoring
    "Empty Hearts" – Written and Performed by Andrey Vinogradov - Licensed through Pond 5
    Dark Dice art by Voidbrush with lettering by K.A. Statz

    Special Thanks to:
    Our Patreon supporters! | Our Fool & Scholar Discord Lampreys! | Carol Vengroff

    This is a Fool and Scholar Production.
    Check out our Merch: www.DarkDice.com
    Free Transcripts are also available: https://www.patreon.com/posts/84864738
    
    Content Warnings:
    Alcohol Consumption
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    • 1 hr 4 min
    The Calm

    The Calm

    Those aboard the Willow's Wake find ways to keep entertained on the open sea as they travel toward the their first destination.
    Check out Jasper's Show: Three Black Halflings: https://headgum.com/three-black-halflings

    Story by K.A. Statz & Travis Vengroff (Co Game Masters)
    Produced, Edited, and with Sound Design by Travis Vengroff
    Executive Producers: Dennis Greenhill, Carol Vengroff, AJ Punk'n, & Maico Villegas
    Dialogue Editing (first round) by Kaela Shoe
    Mixing and Mastering by Dayn Leonardson
    Transcriptions by Shion Francois

    Cast:
    Narrator / Game Master - K.A. Statz
    Narrator / Game Master - Travis Vengroff
    Agé Ogun – Jasper William Cartwright
    Jare Driftwood– Florian Seidler
    Konvo – Enrique Perez
    Nimbleremble Troutspinetrout – Danilo Battistini
    Lán Qiu – Sophie Yang
    Vind Greyview – Eric Nelsen
    Vivianna Bloodchamber – LilyPichu
    Av Mitoph, Second Mate – Ciara Baxendale
    Yelena – Lika Khukhashvili
    Oman Paige – Dario Oman
    Sea Sorcerer Galesk – David Devereux
    Linsen – Mikael Heidner
    Eudaw Quit, Cook – Marisha Tapera
    Mason Luhrs, First Mate – Chris Luhrs

    Music: (in order of appearance)
    Music Director - Travis Vengroff
    "Theme of the Realmweaver" Written, orchestrated, and performed by Steven Melin, Copyists Peter Jones & Steven Melin, Hurdy-Gurdy & Hammered Dulcimer by Enzo Puzzovio, and Budapest Strings Recorded by Musiversal
    "Last Light (Northrealm Theme)" written by David Wise & Steven Melin, Orchestrated by Christopher Siu & Catherine Nguyen (Copyist), lyrics by Travis Vengroff, Woodwinds by Kristin Naigus (Field of Reeds), Budapest Strings & Choir Recorded by Musiversal
    "Gaelhold" & "Wrath of Winter" written and co-orchestrated by Steven Melin, Copyist & Co-Orchestrator Catherine Nguyen, Budapest Strings Recorded by Musiversal, Budapest Choir Recorded by Budapest Scoring
    "Myths Made Manifest" & "The Sunken Bulwark" Written and performed by Brandon Boone, Flute by Andrew Goodwin
    "Tides of War" & "Sweetness of Spring" Written and performed by Steven Melin
    "Empty Hearts" – Written and Performed by Andrey Vinogradov - Licensed through Pond 5
    Dark Dice art by Voidbrush with lettering by K.A. Statz

    Special Thanks to:
    Our Patreon supporters! | Our Fool & Scholar Discord Lampreys! | Carol Vengroff

    This is a Fool and Scholar Production.
    Check out our Merch: www.DarkDice.com
    Free Transcripts are also available: https://www.patreon.com/posts/84864738
    
    Content Warnings:
    Drinking (alcohol), Drinking Sounds, Drunkenness, Gaslighting, Loss (familial), Terrors of the Sea
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    • 45 min
    Lure

    Lure

    The Willow's Wake faces an unexpected and deadly threat.

    Story by K.A. Statz & Travis Vengroff (Co Game Masters)
    Produced, Edited, and with Sound Design by Travis Vengroff
    Executive Producers: Dennis Greenhill, Carol Vengroff, AJ Punk'n, & Maico Villegas
    Dialogue Editing (first round) by Kaela Shoe
    Mixing and Mastering by Dayn Leonardson
    Transcriptions by Shion Francois

    Cast:
    Narrator / Game Master - K.A. Statz
    Narrator / Game Master - Travis Vengroff
    Agé Ogun – Jasper William Cartwright
    Jare Driftwood – Florian Seidler
    Konvo – Enrique Perez
    Nimbleremble Troutspinetrout – Danilo Battistini
    Lán Qiu – Sophie Yang
    Vind Greyview – Eric Nelsen
    Vivianna Bloodchamber – LilyPichu
    Av Mitoph, Second Mate – Ciara Baxendale
    Yelena – Lika Khukhashvili
    Oman Paige – Dario Oman
    Sea Sorcerer Galesk – David Devereux
    Linsen – Mikael Heidner
    Eudaw Quit, Cook – Marisha Tapera
    Mason Luhrs, First Mate – Chris Luhrs
    Ula – Peter Joseph Lewis
    Ancestor Spirit – Jasper William Cartwright

    Music:
    Music Director - Travis Vengroff
    "Lægæ Dōm" By Fuimadane
    "Theme of the Realmweaver" Written & orchestrated by Steven Melin, Copyists Peter Jones & Steven Melin, Hurdy-Gurdy & Dulcimer by Enzo Puzzovio, Budapest Strings by Musiversal
    "Last Light" written by David Wise & Steven Melin, Orchestrated by Christopher Siu & Catherine Nguyen (Copyist), lyrics by Travis Vengroff, Woodwinds by Kristin Naigus, Budapest Strings & Choir by Musiversal
    "Wrath of Winter" written and co-orchestrated by Steven Melin, Copyist & Co-Orchestrator Catherine Nguyen, Budapest Strings by Musiversal, Budapest Choir by Budapest Scoring
    "Red Ice" Written & Performed by Enzo Puzzovio, Arranged & performed by Ryan McQuinn, Choir by Musiversal
    "Sufferers' Cant" Written by Hitoshi Sakimoto, Orchestrated by Steven Melin, Copyist Catherine Nguyen, Lyrics by Travis Vengroff & Florian Seidler, Feat. Matheus Souza Garcia (Violin), Kristin Kaigus (Woodwinds), Andrew Dunn (Cello), Johannes Geworkian Hellman (Hurdy), Kyle Paxton (Dulcimer), Budapest Strings, Budapest Choir, & Budapest Brass by Musiversal
    "Unchecked Ambition" Co-written with lyrics by Travis Vengroff, Co-written by Steven Melin. ^^
    "On Shores of Silver" Written and co-orchestrated by Steven Melin ^^
    "The Sunken Bulwark" Written and performed by Brandon Boone, Flute by Andrew Goodwin
    Dark Dice art by Voidbrush with lettering by K.A. Statz

    Special Thanks to:
    Our Patreon supporters! | Our Fool & Scholar Discord Lampreys! | Carol Vengroff

    This is a Fool and Scholar Production.
    Check out our Merch: www.DarkDice.com
    Free Transcripts are also available: https://www.patreon.com/posts/84864738
    
    Content Warnings:
    Bones (breaking), Death, Eating Sounds (animal), Loss, Terrors of the Sea, Violence
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    • 48 min
    The Sunken Bulwark

    The Sunken Bulwark

    As personal agendas come into conflict, the Willow arrives at its first destination.

    Story by K.A. Statz & Travis Vengroff (Co Game Masters)
    Produced, Edited, and with Sound Design by Travis Vengroff
    Executive Producers: Dennis Greenhill, Carol Vengroff, AJ Punk'n, & Maico Villegas
    Dialogue Editing (first round) by Kaela Shoe
    Mixing and Mastering by Dayn Leonardson
    Transcriptions by Shion Francois

    Cast:
    Narrator / Game Master - K.A. Statz
    Narrator / Game Master - Travis Vengroff
    Agé Ogun – Jasper William Cartwright
    Jare Driftwood – Florian Seidler
    Konvo – Enrique Perez
    Nimbleremble Troutspinetrout – Danilo Battistini
    Lán Qiu – Sophie Yang
    Vind Greyview – Eric Nelsen
    Vivianna Bloodchamber – LilyPichu
    Captain Gelmain - Karim Kronfli

    Music:
    Music Director - Travis Vengroff
    "Theme of the Realmweaver" Written & orchestrated by Steven Melin, Copyists Peter Jones & Steven Melin, Hurdy-Gurdy & Dulcimer by Enzo Puzzovio, Budapest Strings by Musiversal
    "Gaelhold" written and co-orchestrated by Steven Melin, Copyist & Co-Orchestrator Catherine Nguyen, Budapest Strings Recorded by Musiversal, Budapest Choir Recorded by Budapest Scoring
    "Last Light" written by David Wise & Steven Melin, Orchestrated by Christopher Siu & Catherine Nguyen (Copyist), lyrics by Travis Vengroff, Woodwinds by Kristin Naigus, Budapest Strings & Choir by Musiversal
    “Fort Last” written by Brandon Boone, Orchestrated by Christopher Siu & Catherine Nguyen (Copyist), Budapest Strings by Musiversal, Budapest Choir by Budapest Scoring
    Dark Dice art by Voidbrush with lettering by K.A. Statz

    Special Thanks to:
    Our Patreon supporters! | Our Fool & Scholar Discord Lampreys! | Carol Vengroff

    This is a Fool and Scholar Production.
    Check out our Merch: www.DarkDice.com
    Free Transcripts are also available: https://www.patreon.com/posts/84864738
    
    Content Warnings:
    Bats, Chewing Sounds (27:35-27:45), Gaslighting, Imprisonment (animal, human)
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    • 46 min
    The Storyteller & the Pirate

    The Storyteller & the Pirate

    Introductions and under-table dealings are made within Sorrow's Edge.

    Story by K.A. Statz & Travis Vengroff (Co Game Masters)
    Produced, Edited, and with Sound Design by Travis Vengroff
    Executive Producers: Dennis Greenhill, Carol Vengroff, AJ Punk'n, & Maico Villegas
    Dialogue Editing (first round) by Kaela Shoe
    Mixing and Mastering by Dayn Leonardson
    Transcriptions by Shion Francois

    Cast:
    Narrator / Game Master - K.A. Statz
    Narrator / Game Master - Travis Vengroff
    Agé Ogun – Jasper William Cartwright
    Jare Driftwood – Florian Seidler
    Konvo – Enrique Perez
    Nimbleremble Troutspinetrout – Danilo Battistini
    Lán Qiu – Sophie Yang
    Vind Greyview – Eric Nelsen
    Vivianna Bloodchamber – LilyPichu
    Yuehai – Sam Yeow
    Harquin – Jack Falahee
    Xallen – Laura Wilke
    Brother Nerat – Paul Warren
    Brother Skandar – Ned Donovan
    Sister Prina – Beth Eyre
    Sailor 1 – Paul Foxcroft

    Music:
    Music Director - Travis Vengroff
    "Theme of the Realmweaver" Written & orchestrated by Steven Melin, Copyists Peter Jones & Steven Melin, Hurdy-Gurdy & Dulcimer by Enzo Puzzovio, Budapest Strings by Musiversal
    "The Sunken Bulwark" Written and performed by Brandon Boone, Flute by Andrew Goodwin
    "Last Light - Piano" - Written and performed by David Wise, Arranged by Travis Vengroff
    "Last Light" written by David Wise & Steven Melin, Orchestrated by Christopher Siu & Catherine Nguyen (Copyist), lyrics by Travis Vengroff, Woodwinds by Kristin Naigus, Budapest Strings & Choir by Musiversal
    "The Selkie and the Diviner-Shell" - Written by Steven Melin, arranged and performed by Travis Vengroff
    “Fort Last (Forgotten)” written by Brandon Boone, Orchestrated by Christopher Siu & Catherine Nguyen (Copyist), Budapest Strings by Musiversal, Budapest Choir by Budapest Scoring
    -Arranged by Travis Vengroff
    Dark Dice art by Voidbrush with lettering by K.A. Statz

    Special Thanks to:
    Our Patreon supporters! | Our Fool & Scholar Discord Lampreys! | Carol Vengroff

    This is a Fool and Scholar Production.
    Check out our Merch: www.DarkDice.com
    Free Transcripts are also available: https://www.patreon.com/posts/84864738
    
    Content Warnings:
    Drinking, Drugs, Drunkenness
    Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    • 1 hr 28 min

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