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Ok, some quick feedback:

 

Spy: as others have said, the recording is a bit rough. The voice isn't really what we're looking for at the moment--too nasally for a guard. Lines all have the same "read really loud" quality to them, like a projected stage voice, which doesn't work so well on a recording.

 

AB: Pretty good...the 3rd voice is my favourite, though it's a territory we have pretty well covered by our existing vocals. The first two have potential as a proguard, though the second gets a little too ...breathy? Can't think of the word.

 

eigen: you need to back off the mic a bit...it's sounding too much like a voiceover. The tone of the voice is good; some lines are not enunciated well enough though...took me a few listens to figure out what was being said. Not sure it's a good replacement for the proguard though. Delivery on some of the lines is just right, but most sound a bit forced.

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Too much volume is being thrown at the mic and you are overmodulating it and causing clipping. Between that and the mic that you are using it seems that's where the pops are coming from.   You might a

I'd like to give back to you guys in some way if I can. An entire voice set sounds like a bit too much to chew though. Just because I can do a decent soundalike off-the-cuff during readables doesn't m

Hadn't done any Thief related voiceover work in a while but decided to throw some random selections from the "Pro Vocals" AI Character voiceover sample list into an audio file. Anything remotely like

AB: The first two have potential as a proguard, though the second gets a little too ...breathy?

 

Haha, yeah, I think he realised that halfway through, hence the

. Well like I say, he has range in that he can sing soprano and bass in any accent you can name, so if there's anything lacking he can most likely fit it.
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When I originally thought of the character, I was thinking of Michael Ironside:

 

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If you are looking for someone still to do voices, you should ask Fenphoenix on YouTube. He's a huge Thief and TDM fan and his entire channel is devoted to the

series. On top of that he has same really great voices. I've never heard anyone do a better Builder. He can do just about any voice within the genre, though

of course you wouldn't want to use too many. However I think he'd make a great voice for builders, and maybe a guard voice.

I have an eclectic YouTube channel making videos on a variety of games. Come and have look here:

https://www.youtube.com/c/NeonsStyleHD

 

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http://forums.thedarkmod.com/topic/18980-fan-mission-briarwood-manor-by-neonsstyle-first-mission-6082017-update-16/

 

 

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Yes, we had talked about that, but then he developed that throat issue and I didn't think it was a good time.

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I'd like to give back to you guys in some way if I can. An entire voice set sounds like a bit too much to chew though. Just because I can do a decent soundalike off-the-cuff during readables doesn't mean I can do grunts, screams and death noises, or even act for that matter :P

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When I originally thought of the character, I was thinking of Michael Ironside:

a brilliant interview with Sideiron -

 

An entire voice set sounds like a bit too much to chew though. Just because I can do a decent soundalike off-the-cuff during readables doesn't mean I can do grunts, screams and death noises, or even act for that matter :P

You say that, but in some of your videos where your not rambling on you have done some very very good voices. You could just take your time, do a couple of lines each when you feel like it - or do it like I have done on occasion and do a few beers and then done a whole set in a single take and then edit/chop up that take etc.

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Had a quick listen and your suffering from the same issue I have and thats a low qaulity mic, the tracks are missing bass and have occasional clipping.

 

The mic I'm waiting for to come on ebay cheap is the 'Blue Yeti', they can be had new for £85 so Im trying to get a s/h one for around £50.

 

- http://www.ebay.co.uk/sch/i.html?_odkw=blue+yeti+mic+-skoda+-lead&LH_PrefLoc=1&_udhi=85&_from=R40|R40|R40|R40|R40&_mPrRngCbx=1&_osacat=0&_from=R40&_trksid=p2045573.m570.l1313.TR0.TRC0.H0.Xblue+yeti+usb+-skoda+-lead&_nkw=blue+yeti+usb+-skoda+-lead&_sacat=0

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Hadn't done any Thief related voiceover work in a while but decided to throw some random selections from the "Pro Vocals" AI Character voiceover sample list into an audio file. Anything remotely like this you're looking for?

 

http://www.myersmedi...ard_test_01.wav

http://www.myersmedi...ard_test_01.ogg

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That's excellent, saxmeister, some of the best guard voice work I've ever heard! :) After making a few runs of each phrase and hand-picking the best recordings of each (which I take it is standard procedure when doing game voice work), these and any other guard phrases which might be needed should definitely be included in the next TDM version as among the official guard voices that can be chosen by Thief fan mission authors, they are that good. :)

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