Stellaris Dev Diary #77 - Ethics Voice Packs

Stellaris Dev Diary #77 - Ethics Voice Packs

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As @Azuraal said, it might be a bit limiting to have only one voice per ethic. It could be good to have several ones, a bit like the phenotype names. Regardless, it is good flavor, a good and original ideas and that sounds like a nice addition to the immersive side of the game.

What happens when you have three equal ethics, though?
 

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I like it, but I'm worried that it will set the tone for your empire,
for instance the militarist one, she sounds like she's about to scream "blood for the blood god!", which very well might be what player has in mind when designing his empire,
but fanatic militarist empire might be much more about war, tactics and discipline than about bloody combat.

And I'm even more worried about the spiritualist one.
Yeah sounds too Klingon.Should be more Cardassian which would cover more play types.
 

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As @Azuraal said, it might be a bit limiting to have only one voice per ethic. It could be good to have several ones, a bit like the phenotype names. Regardless, it is good flavor, a good and original ideas and that sounds like a nice addition to the immersive side of the game.

What happens when you have three equal ethics, though?
Since is is choosable i assume it just chooses at random, or which ethic it choose first.

EDIT: wow, what did I just write, what I mean, since you can select it on your own, it picks random one or one with highest weight, like government forms of different ethics have different weights.
 
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...By the end of the day after this is released, the Steam Workshop will be filled with anime voices.
Oh yes. I'm would be suprised if there is no Anime VO Mod once this released. :)
 

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"Avoid communication with the xeno! The alien will lie. The alien will make excuses. It will use words doesn't really know! If it gets really desperate it may start to rap, or dance!"
 

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Yeah sounds too Klingon.Should be more Cardassian which would cover more play types.
Cardassians are more Authoritarian than Militarist as defining ethos. I think our Authoritarian voice will fit that sort of empire quite well.
 

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...By the end of the day after this is released, the Steam Workshop will be filled with anime voices.
"Purge is complete, onii-chan!"
Are the Voices relevant anywhere outside the Tutorial?
A VO Cue is a term that we use to describe a Voice Over line that triggers at a certain point in the game as for example “Hostile Fleet Detected” or “Research Complete”.
 

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Still, when not using the tutorial, one will miss quite a few of the voice overs, I think.
 

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Nice addition, but IMHO you should proritize resources in fixing bugs, broken mechanics and other many flaws that game has.
 

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Good thing this is not a separate paid DLC. It sounds neat, but I'd never buy it separately.
 

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Holy crap, I'm so glad this gets expanded upon!

I always kept the tutorial on for new games just so I can hear VIR call me Emperor, Imperator, Lord Protector and greet me according to the ethos (like "peace be with you")
 

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I really love the fact that you can choose the one you want. Indeed I am sure that most of my militaristic empires would be great with an authoritarian voice (They are proud organized warriors but not bloodthirsty).
I am really interested i hearing what the pacifistic, xenophile and egalitarian are because that will be probably the one I use the most (I tend to play nice guys).

I am a bit worried for the spiritualist one seeing how everyone in these forums has a different conception of what faith in stellaris should represent. I feel like there should be different voices for this one. Faith in a god / faith in something intangible that unite everything / etc...
 

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Nice addition, but IMHO you should proritize resources in fixing bugs, broken mechanics and other many flaws that game has.
I honestly doubt Audio department will be good at this stuff. My apologies to them, if I'm wrong.
 

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I imagine you can choose the voice you want right? Coz what happen if you have 3 selected ethos?
 

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oh heck .. definetly more of this fluff pls

i hope the team also has ideas like this to give more uniqueness to other aspects of the game :)
 

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I honestly doubt Audio department will be good at this stuff. My apologies to them, if I'm wrong.
Nah, clearly everyone at the office should be fixing bugs at all time. I don't know *why* we have the cleaning staff wiping desks when they could be programming.
 
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