Voice acting?

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Voice acting?

Post by Spitze » Wed Nov 19, 2008 8:18 am

I've gotten a few people interested in this project, namely voicing the characters. You could call me a voice talent agent at this rate, haha.

Question is, since the testing is by voice samples, shouldn't the applicants be given certain lines for the characters to find good matches?

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Re: Voice acting?

Post by Nicol Armarfi » Wed Nov 19, 2008 4:56 pm

There will be no voices in this game.

Edit: Unless curd changes his mind. I sure hope he doesn't.

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Re: Voice acting?

Post by Suriko » Wed Nov 19, 2008 6:48 pm

Nicol Armarfi wrote:There will be no voices in this game.

Edit: Unless curd changes his mind. I sure hope he doesn't.
Good to see a non-dev taking an official position for the project.

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Re: Voice acting?

Post by Nicol Armarfi » Wed Nov 19, 2008 11:47 pm

Well, I am just going by the fact that that is what was decided over a year ago and has not changed since.

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Re: Voice acting?

Post by cpl_crud » Thu Nov 20, 2008 6:17 am

My position on "bonus" things like this has always been the same:
-If it is of a high enough quality and
-If it doesn't delay the game by a second
-If all the devs agree that it is worthwhile and will improve the game
Then it will be considered.

The last time we considered it we came out with a resounding "no".
That doesn't mean that we will say "no" again, but it does mean that there is a much greater activation energy required to start something like this.
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Re: Voice acting?

Post by Grobvok » Sat May 02, 2009 5:56 pm

What about voice synthesizers?

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Re: Voice acting?

Post by Raide » Sat May 02, 2009 6:05 pm

What about voice synthesizers?
http://katawashoujo.blogspot.com/2009/0 ... vails.html

Unless we have better technology with english language voicing and the technician, this will be very unlikely to happen.

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Re: Voice acting?

Post by Zorg » Sat May 02, 2009 6:20 pm

Raide wrote:Unless we have better technology with english language voicing and the technician, this will be very unlikely to happen.
would vocaloid work?
I'm not implying that i would, user interface sucks, just curious. :|
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Re: Voice acting?

Post by Nosson » Sat May 02, 2009 7:34 pm

I think only Shizune would sound good with vocaloid or other voice synth, becuase well... you get it...

From my experience vocaloid only sounds good while singing, not in a talking tone.

Wait, Vocaloid sounds good while singing... Katawa Shoujou: The Musical!

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Re: Voice acting?

Post by ClckwrkLoyale » Sat May 02, 2009 7:45 pm

Nosson wrote:I think only Shizune would sound good with vocaloid or other voice synth, becuase well... you get it...

From my experience vocaloid only sounds good while singing, not in a talking tone.

Wait, Vocaloid sounds good while singing... Katawa Shoujou: The Musical!
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Re: Voice acting?

Post by Zorg » Sat May 02, 2009 9:09 pm

Nosson wrote:Wait, Vocaloid sounds good while singing... Katawa Shoujou: The Musical!
look out, disney's going to discover this post and will make it a reality, of course it will be IRL, and HSM's cast will return to play cripples. :D
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Re: Voice acting?

Post by ClckwrkLoyale » Sun May 03, 2009 5:41 am

Zorg wrote:
Nosson wrote:Wait, Vocaloid sounds good while singing... Katawa Shoujou: The Musical!
look out, disney's going to discover this post and will make it a reality, of course it will be IRL, and HSM's cast will return to play cripples. :D
Sounds bad, man.
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Re: Voice acting?

Post by Zorg » Sun May 03, 2009 4:03 pm

i know ;_;
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Re: Voice acting?

Post by Otsuko » Wed May 06, 2009 11:45 pm

What about voice acting small things, like reaction noises and the like? "huh?", "Oh!", Sigh...", "Hello!", "HEY THERE!!!"...etc.

I would agree that full voice acting would be stupid, but just little things give the characters a further sense of connection to the player....well, save for Shizune, but to hear her snicker when she does the >B3 face would make my day...

Also, If voice acting is thought about, I would like to voice for Muto, I'm too deep for Kenji or Hisao, and for some reason, I imagine Johnny Young Bash when I read the nurses lines....

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Re: Voice acting?

Post by Atashi » Sat May 09, 2009 4:15 am

I can see that it's too difficult to fully voice the game, but just inserting general greetings, gasps, giggles, and minor sound effects sound like a good idea. I support it.

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