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Global strings from the initial Patch 10.1 build hint at some sort of character voice selection in Embers of Neltharion,

New Global Strings in Patch 10.1

The following global strings are tied to character customization in Patch 10.1.

  • CHAR_CUSTOMIZATION_TOOLTIP_PLAY_VOICE_SAMPLE - Play Sample Voice Line
  • CHAR_CUSTOMIZATION_TOOLTIP_MUTE_SOUND - Mute Sound
  • CHAR_CUSTOMIZATION_TOOLTIP_UNMUTE_SOUND - Unmute Sound

Players will most likely be able to preview and assign Male / Female voices to Body A / Body B types during Character Creation. This doesn't appear to be a full-fledged customization option with sliders and new voices. 

Hopefully, we'll know more with future Patch 10.1 builds. It would be cool if existing voices were not limited to races.

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25 minutes ago, Darkzarupia said:

Ahh yes some more woke nonsense

ahh yes another person with a personality so fragile it will shatter if not every one follows the same world view.

giving options is not woke its normal.

btw did poeple like you ever thought about the word woke? if people who accept lgbtq people are woke doesnt that mean you are the guys still sleeping? 

time to wake up lover boy stop hating others just caouse you hate your life

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25 minutes ago, Starseed said:

ahh yes another person with a personality so fragile it will shatter if not every one follows the same world view.

giving options is not woke its normal.

btw did poeple like you ever thought about the word woke? if people who accept lgbtq people are woke doesnt that mean you are the guys still sleeping? 

time to wake up lover boy stop hating others just caouse you hate your life

If you have options, people get offended.
If you don't have options, people get offended.
If people are offended, people get offended.
If people aren't offended, people get offended.
It's all just people being people just like people have always been.

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Most of the time, the only game sounds I have enabled are boss mods and weakauras. But I can't think of a single downside of offering more options for people who want them.

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1 hour ago, Darkzarupia said:

Ahh yes some more woke nonsense

What are you on about  ?! have you see the cool quest dialog  people are doing with voice Ai ?!

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whos this for? all the trans people who want their voice to sound incredibly unpassable? that's a micro percent of an already micro percentage of people. Yet this is the same company that claims they lack dev time/money to do a lot of the cool ideas the community puts forward.

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15 minutes ago, Grumar said:

whos this for? 

Anyone who wants to mess around with it. Voice customization isn't exactly some revolutionary new feature in RPGs with a character creator...

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4 minutes ago, MrM said:

Anyone who wants to mess around with it. Voice customization isn't exactly some revolutionary new feature in RPGs with a character creator...

remember no matter how common something is if it can be seen as something done for the lgbtq its 300% useless and waste of recources 

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10 minutes ago, MrM said:

Anyone who wants to mess around with it. Voice customization isn't exactly some revolutionary new feature in RPGs with a character creator...

mess around with how? did this show that they're adding different voices i'm confused cause it seems to me it's just being able to choose between male and female voices that already exist, correct me if I'm wrong. but that's hardly "messing around" with voice customization. should they add different voices or even a pitch shifter, etc I see what you mean but until then....

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2 hours ago, Starseed said:

ahh yes another person with a personality so fragile it will shatter if not every one follows the same world view.

giving options is not woke its normal.

btw did poeple like you ever thought about the word woke? if people who accept lgbtq people are woke doesnt that mean you are the guys still sleeping? 

time to wake up lover boy stop hating others just caouse you hate your life

I'm not the one that's confused with their body, so no i am not fragile , and i don't hate anyone, but why does this whole political nonsense have to be added to every piece of media? Oh ye it's for the 0.1% that's confused about themselves. 

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5 minutes ago, Darkzarupia said:

I'm not the one that's confused with their body, so no i am not fragile , and i don't hate anyone, but why does this whole political nonsense have to be added to every piece of media? Oh ye it's for the 0.1% that's confused about themselves. 

no one is confuse about there body the fact that you need to use that to some how try to make it less important what is important for others is evidence enough that you are a very fragile broken soul.

why does it even matter to you? is blizz taking something away from you if they make such options? are you somehow more important then other people? are you the gold standart the wolrd should be looking for?

and even if its just 0.1% (wich its not but why should actual facts be a concern for poeple like you) why should we not make nice things for them to? do people that differ from the majority dont deserve recognition too?

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2 minutes ago, Starseed said:

no one is confuse about there body the fact that you need to use that to some how try to make it less important what is important for others is evidence enough that you are a very fragile broken soul.

why does it even matter to you? is blizz taking something away from you if they make such options? are you somehow more important then other people? are you the gold standart the wolrd should be looking for?

and even if its just 0.1% (wich its not but why should actual facts be a concern for poeple like you) why should we not make nice things for them to? do people that differ from the majority dont deserve recognition too?

Now say those exact same things to a person that has it's identity crisis. You seem more offended to me then i am( and i am not even offended to begin with), because i don't share the same opinion as other's which is funny to me. You are here pretending to know me acting like Mr' the White knight. I think it's a silly thing, first they remove the term "male/female" into body 1 and 2 which to me sounds more inappropriate, Who are they to say that women are body 2? Will they also become voice 2 now? Lol dude Blizzard is joining the circus and you are at the front seat, thinking you are Mr,right 

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4 minutes ago, Darkzarupia said:

Now say those exact same things to a person that has it's identity crisis. You seem more offended to me then i am( and i am not even offended to begin with), because i don't share the same opinion as other's which is funny to me. You are here pretending to know me acting like Mr' the White knight. I think it's a silly thing, first they remove the term "male/female" into body 1 and 2 which to me sounds more inappropriate, Who are they to say that women are body 2? Will they also become voice 2 now? Lol dude Blizzard is joining the circus and you are at the front seat, thinking you are Mr,right 

you are the one throwing around woke a word well know to be used in a derogratory way by terfs and homophobes because blizz plans to give us an OPTION. so you use there words that either means you dont know the words you use wich would make you stupid or you know the words you use wich would make you not just stupid but a hatefull person that is cool witch people being send to the void for being who they want to be without hurting others

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16 minutes ago, Starseed said:

you are the one throwing around woke a word well know to be used in a derogratory way by terfs and homophobes because blizz plans to give us an OPTION. so you use there words that either means you dont know the words you use wich would make you stupid or you know the words you use wich would make you not just stupid but a hatefull person that is cool witch people being send to the void for being who they want to be without hurting others

Oh i’m sorry , who made you the moderator to decide what one may say? I have my right to say the word “woke” or are you gonna turn it into the W-word now ? You got offended for me saying the word “woke” while you are here claiming I got offended 🤣🤣, that’s rich dude, you are having a total meltdown, and I find it quite amusing.

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1 minute ago, Darkzarupia said:

Oh i’m sorry , who made you the moderator to decide what one may say? I have my right to say the word “woke” or are you gonna turn it into the W-word now ? You got offended for me saying the word “woke” while you are here claiming I got offended 🤣🤣, that’s rich dude, you are having a total meltdown, and I find it quite amusing.

all im telling you is you are using a word that gets used by people that want to make actual laws that would make it illigal to be trans. people that talk about eradicate trans as a whole and that blame everything wrong on them. sounds familliar if not you should pick up a history book except ofcourse you are cool with that.

if you are not against them you are for them espacially if you use there words and strawmans

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1 minute ago, Starseed said:

all im telling you is you are using a word that gets used by people that want to make actual laws that would make it illigal to be trans. people that talk about eradicate trans as a whole and that blame everything wrong on them. sounds familliar if not you should pick up a history book except ofcourse you are cool with that.

if you are not against them you are for them espacially if you use there words and strawmans

Here is another surprise for you, I am not against them but I am also not for them I remain neutral, but I have my own opinion about how I see the media and this change blizzard is doing deserve to be called “woke” then I use it , and if you don’t like it that’s your problem. 

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1 minute ago, Darkzarupia said:

Here is another surprise for you, I am not against them but I am also not for them I remain neutral, but I have my own opinion about how I see the media and this change blizzard is doing deserve to be called “woke” then I use it , and if you don’t like it that’s your problem. 

there is no neutral. the silent mass not saying anything at time like this cause it does not affect them directly is just as deadly for the oppressed as the people opressing. it was no joke look into a history book the people just letting it happen could have prevented it every time something like this happend. 

i mean i get it you dont want to have anything to do with it and stay neutral but you already play into there game you use there words and phrases you spread the hate they need to kepp giong even so you yourself probably dont want harm to anyone and are just anoyed from something you think is not important and you have no ties to

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13 minutes ago, Starseed said:

there is no neutral. the silent mass not saying anything at time like this cause it does not affect them directly is just as deadly for the oppressed as the people opressing. it was no joke look into a history book the people just letting it happen could have prevented it every time something like this happend. 

i mean i get it you dont want to have anything to do with it and stay neutral but you already play into there game you use there words and phrases you spread the hate they need to kepp giong even so you yourself probably dont want harm to anyone and are just anoyed from something you think is not important and you have no ties to

And you are making this all to much political based and that’s exactly what I want to keep out the games i’m playing, I’m looking for escapism when playing games, away from my own personal problems, but that doesn’t mean I want to be reminded by other people’s problems, and you truly think blizzard cares about it? They just do these ridiculous changes to look good on media papers, joining the herd pretending to stand for a good cause while all they do is make more profit of it, and really do you think by adding these changes they are gonna do something good? I doubt even a trans person cares about the voice lines being mixed like this. And don’t say it is to represent them, does every piece of toilet paper need to represent something? Just keep politics out of the media.

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2 minutes ago, Darkzarupia said:

And you are making this all to much political based and that’s exactly what I want to keep out the games i’m playing, I’m looking for escapism when playing games, away from my own personal problems, but that doesn’t mean I want to be reminded by other people’s problems, and you truly think blizzard cares about it? They just do these ridiculous changes to look good on media papers, joining the herd pretending to stand for a good cause while all they do is make more profit of it, and really i adding these changes gonna do something good? I doubt even a trans person cares about the voice lines being mixed like this. And don’t say it is to represent them, does every piece of toilet paper need to represent something? Just keep politics out of the media.

but media is where people get represented where else should you represend them? if you make a movie with a hetero cis couple the "norm" for most people gets represented so trans people and gay people go for the same places. since realese of wow people who live a there lifes in system with binary sexes where represented where is the problem if that gets changed

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5 minutes ago, Starseed said:

but media is where people get represented where else should you represend them? if you make a movie with a hetero cis couple the "norm" for most people gets represented so trans people and gay people go for the same places. since realese of wow people who live a there lifes in system with binary sexes where represented where is the problem if that gets changed

No dude the media isn’t there to represent anything, it’s their to add entertainment and in some ways teach us something, you think as a white straight male I feel represented by 90% of the media? Well I don’t, guess what the last movie I watched was a movie about a talking cat running away from his death only to realise he should cherish his life more and not take it for granted, that single movie aimed for children had so much more meaning to me and a stronger message then any other Hollywood garbage I’ve seen in the last few years, you can feel represented by something other then someone or something that looks the same like you. 

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6 minutes ago, Darkzarupia said:

No dude the media isn’t there to represent anything, it’s their to add entertainment and in some ways teach us something, you think as a white straight male I feel represented by 90% of the media? Well I don’t, guess what the last movie I watched was a movie about a talking cat running away from his death only to realise he should cherish his life more and not take it for granted, that single movie aimed for children had so much more meaning to me and a stronger message then any other Hollywood garbage I’ve seen in the last few years, you can feel represented by something other then someone or something that looks the same like you. 

totally true you can certanly feel represented by something that does not look like you like your example or a series about gay witches or lets say a game charakter you create to represent you. thats what rpgs do for people they can represent themselfs so the more optoins the better.

the thing i just dont get is what exactly is the problem. they add options no one loses anything you dont get forced to use these options. sure you could say changing mal/female to body 1 and 2 is forced cause you cant say i want it to see male and female but thats then on blizz for not doing it that way even so i personally think thats not the worst i can see that this might bother others. 

you say you dont want these politics in the game wich i can understand since games are a way to escape the world but do options in the char editor actually  hinder you in that? 

 

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      EVOKER Deep Breath, Landslide, and Breath of Eons temporarily have their line-targeting reticle disabled while we work on an issue with it causing a crash. Lifecinders now upgrades Renewing Blaze to allow 1 friendly target. If no target is selected, it will find a nearby injured ally. Chronowarden Preservation Instability Matrix reduces empower spell cooldown by up to 6 seconds (was 10 seconds). Flameshaper Fan the Flames has been adjusted – Instead of extending Enkindle, it now adds 100% more damage or healing into the periodic effect. In addition, the tooltip now clarifies that it affects all active Enkindles. Traveling Flame now extends Dream Breath or Fire Breath by 8 seconds, and causes it to spread to a nearby target (was causes it to spread, or refreshes if no valid targets were present). Consume Flame now consumes 4 seconds of your Fire Breath or Dream Breath (was 8 seconds). Amount of healing or damage is now equal to 300% of that, and now scales with Haste. Devastation Developers’ notes: The goal of these changes is primarily to increase the viability of the left side of the Devastation tree. We hope this can allow Devastation to be more flexible in their talent choices and have options to build around Firestorm if they wish. Firestorm radius increased to 10 yards (was 8). Firestorm’s tick rate now increases with Haste. New Talent: Scorching Embers – Enemies take 20% increased damage from your Red spells while affected by Fire Breath. Feed the Flames has been redesigned – Now causes enemies to take 20% more damage from Pyre and Disintegrate if they are inside your Firestorm. Snapfire has been slightly redesigned – Now grants a free cast of Firestorm that does not trigger the cooldown. It now also triggers from Pyre instead of Living Flame. Developers’ notes: The free cast of Firestorm that does not trigger the cooldown is so the Snapfire proc will be full value even if Firestorm wasn’t on cooldown. Imminent Destruction now also increases Disintegrate and Pyre damage by 10%, and lasts 12 seconds (was 10 seconds). Imminent Destruction has swapped places with Feed the Flames in the talent tree. Honed Aggression now increases Azure Strike and Living Flame damage by 10% per point (was 5%). The following talents have been removed: Everburning Flame Raging Inferno
    • By Starym
      We have a lot more changes coming in to Remix today, starting with cloak thread rewards being added to most repeatable activities! Then there's the announced tuning for enemy damage and HP, gems and more, as well as some additional class adjustments over in Cataclysm Classic
      May 21 (Source)
      WoW Remix: Mists of Pandaria
      We have made the following changes to improve Thread of Time gain for the Cloak of Infinite Potential. Our goal with these additional items is to give players access to more Threads of Time from daily repeatable sources. These should serve as readily attainable power-ups from a wide variety of content, so players can enjoy the breadth of Pandaria while also gaining additional power. There are four new items that grant players escalating amounts of power for the Cloak of Infinite Potential: Minor Spool of Eternal Thread Lesser Spool of Eternal Thread Spool of Eternal Thread Greater Spool of Eternal Thread Players will be able to find these new items from a variety of solo and group sources, ensuring all players have accessible ways to improve their cloak: Infinite Bazaar Repeatable Dailies First-Time Daily Scenario, Dungeon, and each LFR queue World Bosses Remix Achievements Each of these achievements are available for additional characters to complete as well for bonus Bronze - and now bonus Spools of Eternal Thread. Troves of the Thunder King scenario on the Isle of Thunder We’ve made the following changes and bugfixes are intended to address concerns about the balance of low- and high-level players in various Remix content. The health of creatures in heroic scenarios has been decreased by 20% - 25%, based on the players’ levels. Higher level players will see enemies incur a larger decrease. The health and damage of creatures on the Timeless Isle, Isle of Giants, and Isle of Thunder has been reduced. Several spell gems (that were not scaling up or down correctly based on player level) have been adjusted so that they provide a more-appropriate scaling effect. This includes Cold Front, Windweaver, Vampiric Aura, and Lightning Rod. Spell gems with shielding effects should no longer cause threat. Fixed a bug with Righteous Frenzy not canceling upon the end of combat. Timerunner’s Vial mana regen significantly increased. Adjusted the reputation granted from Granite Quilen to be more in line with expected values. Fixed an issue in Guo-Lai Halls causing trap tiles to flicker.  
      Cataclysm Classic
      Players experiencing phasing issues from Wrathgate or Battle for Undercity quests that are deprecated in Cataclysm Classic should now be in the correct phase in Orgrimmar and Undercity. Hunter Hunter traps are now faster and more consistent in their arming times. Shaman Fixed an issue with Shaman Greater Fire Elemental dealing too much damage with its Fire Nova spell. Warrior Fixed an issue preventing Slam from being logged properly in the combat log.
    • By Staff
      Blizzard's latest Feral Druid updates in the War Within Alpha add Omen of Clarity's Clearcasting buff to the personal resource bar and remove icon highlights for certain abilities to reduce visual noise, while also addressing duplicate ability icons.
      Omen of Clarity's Clearcasting buff has been added to the personal resource bar. Icon highlight has been removed for Shred, Swipe, and Thrash to reduce visual noise. Blizzard will review icon duplicates because they don't want Ravage to share an icon with Bloodtalons, and similar. (Source)
      Hello Feral Druids,
      As part of a clarity pass, we’re adding Omen of Clarity’s Clearcasting buff to the personal resource bar and removing the icon highlights it puts on Shred, Swipe, and Thrash. This is an experiment to reduce the visual noise on Feral’s action bars - the highlights can be active frequently, lighting up a significant section of your action bar, and the vine overlay graphics provide the same information.
      We’re open to feedback on how this change affects your play.
      We’re also reviewing ability icons to eliminate duplicates, such as swapping the Ravage and Dreadful Wound icons so Ravage doesn’t share an icon with Bloodtalons.
      You will find a complete list of Druid changes taken from the development notes below.
      (Source)
      DRUID Balance Orbital Strike has temporarily had its line-targeting reticle disabled. Feral Cat Form no longer increases the range of auto-attacks and melee abilities by 3 yards. Omen of Clarity Clearcasting aura added to the personal resource bar. Omen of Clarity Clearcasting aura no longer highlights the spell icons for Shred, Swipe, and Thrash.
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