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Do you like accents in CC?

Yes, it makes the characters unique to each other.
12 (20.3%)
Accents are necessary, but CC just didn't do it in correct way.
6 (10.2%)
Accents are necessary, but a few of them should be sufficient.
7 (11.9%)
Using different wording to distinguish characters is a better way.
11 (18.6%)
No at all, I prefer formal English.
2 (3.4%)
Literal translation only, plz
4 (6.8%)
Unique dialog>Unique dialect
17 (28.8%)

Total Members Voted: 41

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Mr Bekkler

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Re: Do you like accents in CC?
« Reply #60 on: March 22, 2011, 05:00:26 pm »
:-) Teeheehee good luck writing THAT game, is all I'm saying.

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Re: Do you like accents in CC?
« Reply #61 on: March 22, 2011, 06:31:41 pm »
I talk with a little of a northern accent myself ( with an intonation similar to the stereotypical speedy-gonzalez accent  :picardno I hate to hear my own voice from a recording).

Now I'm curious of hearing my own voice to remember how I really sound like... :lol:

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Re: Do you like accents in CC?
« Reply #62 on: March 23, 2011, 08:28:26 am »
Be careful, hearing your own voice is the most annoying thing  :lol: agh.... it's funny one can't hear its own accent.

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Re: Do you like accents in CC?
« Reply #63 on: March 23, 2011, 10:29:32 am »
For the most part I found the accents charming and an effective way to imbue the characters with personality, though some of them were definitely a little overwrought. I don't think the "should have used unique dialogue" option on the poll is really fair, though, since writing EVERY line of dialogue uniquely for each character wouldn't have been even remotely practical or, hell, even remotely feasible for the dev team - they clearly had enough problems with time and resources as it was. I guess you could go to the usual criticism of saying Cross should've had fewer characters, but that's a different discussion altogether.

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Re: Do you like accents in CC?
« Reply #64 on: February 11, 2012, 08:45:14 pm »
Did they program the accents in so that the same dialogue would automatically change for each character?

...otherwise it would not have technically been more work.


I discovered something dreadful in the french Fan-Translation. Harle and Pierre now insert random english words into their speech! Dreadful! At least the random french words in the english translation corresponded to our stereotypes about harlequins and cavaliers/french effeminacy. Flipping it around makes no sense and made me decide against choosing Pierre for the playthrough...