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Re: Heroes of the Storm

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Re: Heroes of the Storm

Postby Thalraxal » Thu Oct 02, 2014 7:09 am

It's at least an improvement over his voice in WotK.

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Re: Heroes of the Storm

Postby IskatuMesk » Fri Oct 03, 2014 1:50 am

His voice in wc3 was fine... how did they end up with that? lool
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Re: Heroes of the Storm

Postby Lavarinth » Sat Oct 04, 2014 10:20 am

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a-6g_aUh18o

Why... His voice was not that complex in WC3, yet so amazing..
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Re: Heroes of the Storm

Postby RazorclawX » Sun Oct 05, 2014 3:30 am

The thing that boggles everyones' mind is apparently he had the same VA as Abathur.
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Re: Heroes of the Storm

Postby IskatuMesk » Sun Oct 05, 2014 4:11 am

Abathur is a really simple voice to make. It's just an autotune and some reverbs. I can definitely see the same VA doing it.

The effects for the new anubarak are off AND it is acted in an entirely different way. Seems just like bad directing/lack of staff to me.
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Re: Heroes of the Storm

Postby Mr. » Sun Oct 05, 2014 1:08 pm

Okay, I'm the one who usually doesn't notice things like that, and I'm largely indifferent to the quality of voice effects.

But what did they do to make him sound that bad? I know nothing about sound editing, but I assume the process went something like this:

Step 1:
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Step 2:
EFFECTS
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Re: Heroes of the Storm

Postby IskatuMesk » Sun Oct 05, 2014 3:55 pm

In a way, yes. It's also a matter of using too many to begin with.
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Re: Heroes of the Storm

Postby Theia_Loki » Sun Oct 05, 2014 6:52 pm

So you're talking using only half the effects they used on his voice, Mesk?

I kinda miss how deep and reverberating his voice was back in TFT. Was his voice in WotLK that bad? ???

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Re: Heroes of the Storm

Postby RazorclawX » Mon Oct 06, 2014 6:18 am

Theia_Loki wrote:So you're talking using only half the effects they used on his voice, Mesk?

I kinda miss how deep and reverberating his voice was back in TFT. Was his voice in WotLK that bad? ???

His voice in WotLK was like if you took the Warcraft 3 Satyr and added a cheap effect on top of it.

That's exactly what he sounded like.
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Re: Heroes of the Storm

Postby UntamedLoli » Mon Oct 06, 2014 10:25 pm

His voice in Heroes is practically the same as WotLK with more yelling, which are both pretty terrible. The VA and editing is so all over the place I don't know how it's even possible. The Lich King had at least 5-6 different vocals throughout the same expansion.
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Re: Heroes of the Storm

Postby RazorclawX » Tue Oct 07, 2014 4:21 am

Hunter_Killers wrote:His voice in Heroes is practically the same as WotLK with more yelling, which are both pretty terrible. The VA and editing is so all over the place I don't know how it's even possible. The Lich King had at least 5-6 different vocals throughout the same expansion.

Nah, the Lich King was the same voice through the whole thing. Its just in the later patches somehow Blizzard's sound department screwed up his voice effect so the effect was overlaid over his voice instead of the other way around (and therefore he sounded like he was constantly gargling).
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Re: Heroes of the Storm

Postby UntamedLoli » Tue Oct 07, 2014 5:21 pm

RazorclawX wrote:
Hunter_Killers wrote:His voice in Heroes is practically the same as WotLK with more yelling, which are both pretty terrible. The VA and editing is so all over the place I don't know how it's even possible. The Lich King had at least 5-6 different vocals throughout the same expansion.

Nah, the Lich King was the same voice through the whole thing. Its just in the later patches somehow Blizzard's sound department screwed up his voice effect so the effect was overlaid over his voice instead of the other way around (and therefore he sounded like he was constantly gargling).


I was referring more to entirely different effects each time rather than actors.

  • Death Knight area/Some Northrend areas
  • Wrathgate
  • Naxxaramas (Yes, I'm aware this is probably from vanilla)
  • Banshee's Revenge quest/Yogg'saron vision
  • Trial of the Crusader
  • Halls of Reflection/Icecrown Citadel

It's like each time they forgot to record the settings used. I know it can be difficult to get a voice the same after longer periods of time. But this is overkill.
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Re: Heroes of the Storm

Postby RazorclawX » Wed Jan 14, 2015 1:42 am

Thrall, Warchief of the Horde

... and Closed Beta... thing.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0H-thX7BUz8
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Re: Heroes of the Storm

Postby IskatuMesk » Wed Jan 14, 2015 5:35 am

That disgusting audio filter really does just ruin everything it touches. I know it's edgy because holewood does it but, seriously blizzard.
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