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« on: April 21, 2007, 07:29:20 pm »
There are some menu sounds for download at my homepage if you're interested.

If they're not suitable, I can make some more.

At least they will give a starting point.

http://soundportfolio.com/home/menu-gui-fx/menu-pack-1/details.html

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« Reply #1 on: April 21, 2007, 07:53:19 pm »
I would suggest changing the 'your turn has started' sound :P

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« Reply #2 on: April 21, 2007, 08:31:10 pm »
They are excellent effects. Crisp and electronic: the perfect accompaniment to any HUD.

my favourite is 1. with perhaps a lower pitched sound (i think 4 is best) for menus closing.

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« Reply #3 on: April 21, 2007, 11:20:52 pm »
maybe you could also do some for the various messages (those that are shown at the geoscape) or a new mail arrived sound

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« Reply #4 on: April 21, 2007, 11:35:38 pm »
Quote from: "Mattn"
maybe you could also do some for the various messages (those that are shown at the geoscape) or a new mail arrived sound


We definitely need a 'new mail' sound.

All the sounds in this pack are brilliant and I think we should incorporate some, if not all, of them. Good button sounds have been sorely missing from UFO:AI. There's something satisfying about the interface responding audio-wise when you use it that I think should definitely be in the game.

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« Reply #5 on: April 22, 2007, 07:38:39 am »
If I made a bunch more of these kinds of sounds will it be useful?  Then you can pick the ones you like best for mail, messages etc.

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« Reply #6 on: April 24, 2007, 01:55:20 pm »
Hi,

I listened to the sounds, they came out pretty good IMO.  I was actually working on a whole set of recorded computer voices saying things like "research completed" or "new messages available," but these sounds may very well be better because they break the language barrier - they don't need to be translated into 10+ languages like my files would.

The video trailer I put together has some of the computer voices I recorded, what do you guys think would be better - the voices or just sounds?

I admit I had fun making the voices, but I have a feeling sounds would be better, and it also saves me a lot of work making translations for the twenty-some computer voice recordings I already have, and give me more time to work on soldier voices.

I listened to all of them - great work!

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« Reply #7 on: April 25, 2007, 06:24:58 pm »
Thanks Destructavator (can I call you Des?)

I would personally go for sounds as far as menu items and events are concerned...  Remember command and conquer, it got a bit tiring after a while hearing "Construction Complete...  Construction Complete... Insufficient funds..."

However if you have vocal talent, I'd be more than happy to hear the soldiers speaking amongst themselves and obeying orders.

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« Reply #8 on: April 25, 2007, 09:34:31 pm »
I'd rather have voiceless sounds for the interface. Like Alex said, voices for this tend to get repetitive and annoying. I certainly found it extremely aggravating in UFO: Afterlight.

Alex, all the sounds you make will be useful in some way. At the very least they'll help us select the best ones for the most appropriate tasks. ;)

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