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New voice for Aura

Hunter Anubis
50 Shades Of Blaster
#21 - 2016-11-18 00:02:36 UTC
Daichi Yamato wrote:
First thing i read in chat when i logged in was harsh words about the new aura.

I dont get it myself. If we want up to date voice acting we need a new actress. Otherwise we'd have a mix of old and new aura.

the old aura was just overall better. When she speaks you can feel powerfull machine... when the new one speaks you want to microwarpdrive your fist in her face
Brutor Tribe
Minmatar Republic
#22 - 2016-11-18 02:14:22 UTC
give me options to turn old aura back on, this new voice is terrible.

ive turned eve sounds off because of it.
Rivr Luzade
Coreli Corporation
Pandemic Legion
#23 - 2016-11-18 07:17:52 UTC  |  Edited by: Rivr Luzade
Daichi Yamato wrote:
I dont get it myself. If we want up to date voice acting we need a new actress. Otherwise we'd have a mix of old and new aura.

That's not an option. I know this from other games and different voices for the computer are just terrible.
However, the former Aura conveyed a darker, less cheerful mood with her darker voice -- just like what EVE is about. This new voice is way to happy, cheerful and naively inquisitive ... just like if she wants to lull you into a suicide flight, smiling and waving, which would not surprise me considering that the tutorial gives you all sorts of very terrible ideas on how to act in EVE.
Furthermore, in some instance she also sounds quite distressed and panicky (the Docking Permission Requested - Docking Request Accepted rushed in under 0.5 seconds comes to mind.) and not like a collected and calm voice of reason.

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Gadget Helmsdottir
Gadget's Workshop
#24 - 2016-11-18 15:22:29 UTC
I guess I'll just sit Aura next to Chloe.

Wonder what she likes to wear...


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Zansha Expansion
Brave Collective
#25 - 2016-11-18 18:16:37 UTC
Lemmi ChillMister
Imperial Shipment
#26 - 2016-11-18 18:36:28 UTC

The previous Aura voice was much better...
Just sayin'....

Wa'd'ist mé á, gast???

Shallanna Yassavi
Imperial Academy
Amarr Empire
#27 - 2016-11-18 21:44:02 UTC
They might get close to the old voice by filtering the new one.

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Drizden D'Urden
Cohortes Vigilum
Curatores Veritatis Alliance
#28 - 2016-11-19 07:56:41 UTC
WTF !! I log-in after new "update" and what happened to my Aura voice?!? I have been listening to that sexy voice for over 10 years now ... its like a nice warm jacket that I put on every morning before going out in cold space. CCP seriously ! At least give us the choice to have the old or new voice ! Yea, yea ... move with the times ... something fresh ... something new. But us old bitter-vets like the things as they are - so don't be a scrooge and give us the choice if you change something like that..
Matheson Wolfe
Iron Ravens Enterprises
#29 - 2016-11-19 08:55:25 UTC
Please bring back the old Aura voice. Or at least allow us to turn off the new one. Dislike very much.
Taram Caldar
Royal Black Watch Highlanders
#30 - 2016-11-19 17:22:56 UTC
Whoever thought the new aura voice was a good idea needs to be defenestrated from a 30th story window.

Bring back the old voice.

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Skipo Dallocort
SunTouched Maggots
#31 - 2016-11-19 17:47:36 UTC
My wife returned to EVE after few years and she did not even remember how to do simple stuff ... but first thing she noticed was the bad computer voice! Please add an option to switch to old Aura
Danika Princip
Goonswarm Federation
#32 - 2016-11-19 19:25:43 UTC
If they stick with old aura, there will never be any new speech, whatsoever.

I don't think that's a particularly good idea.
Zeros Soliety
Do not waste your time
#33 - 2016-11-19 20:11:50 UTC
A new voice is terrible. Need an option similar to the "new map" or "new scanner" - "Try the new Aura Voice"
Dieter Ottenbach
Ottenbach Industries LTD
#34 - 2016-11-20 03:09:38 UTC
It seems switching the personality (old aura voice vs new) would be an improvement to the game. Can't imagine the facilities in the client code to make that switch available would be too far off ..... The old voice had much better character IMO, but mostly, there wasn't anything wrong with it either (again IMO).
Dominik Crowley
GaNg BaNg TeAm
#35 - 2016-11-20 03:17:27 UTC  |  Edited by: Dominik Crowley
EVE is not a cheap game, on a contrary, very expensive one

after world of darkness/ walking is stations, after Dust,
this is another proof of terrible decision making.

This time they wasted our money on a 3rd class audio production.

Did anyone ever comp[lain on AURA? Why did you touch it?
Who's advice do you listen to?

8 years ago, CCP was in a position to give advice to everyone and not to receive one
Who is giving you advice meantime? Figures are falling.

You have a special game.
You have special customers. Definitely Creme de la Creme, the very best of gaming community.
Your main goal shouldn't be attracting new players but keeping loyal ones happy.
Your customers found eve alone by themselves (they were not attracted by marketing or PR, they learned the complex game without manual and remain loyal.

If you haven't made a single update from 2008 you would have more players online now then you actually do have now!
Well done, CCP!

Business models from other games are not applicable to EvE. They can all learn from you.

Stop dumbing down our game. It can never be so dumb to attract masses and it can easily be just slightly dumber to turn away lot of best gamers in the world, for good.

Dont think about raising revenues - cut costs instead. Optimize. You have so much room to cut costs.
You produce in most expensive labor markets and sell globally. Outsource more. Globalize.

I could go on and on.

I am under impression that current owners would want to raise numbers by any means and then bail out by selling the game.


This is a loud cry: GIVE US OLD AURA BACK!!
Kasia Kash
Raging Bull TC
#36 - 2016-11-20 16:38:13 UTC
Dominik Crowley wrote:
This is a loud cry: GIVE US OLD AURA BACK!!

Or just give us the option to choose between new and old one

James Zimmer
No BS Industries
#37 - 2016-11-20 19:12:55 UTC
I'll echo a lot of people here: Give us the option to choose from the new and old voices. Personally, it irritated me enough that I just turned off the voice audio.
Moriar theChosen
Solar Winds Trade Conglomerate
#38 - 2016-11-20 23:19:27 UTC
A very unwelcome decision and a poor execution on top of it.

New Camera is half finished and released anyway, with no meaningful followup.
New Aura is thoughtlessly done and released anyway, and now we are stuck with an AI that has no character.

What's next on the poorly executed/released anyway list?

Clear Flight
#39 - 2016-11-21 20:09:26 UTC
Suggest adding an option to use other voices for the AI
make male and female voices and several of each
this game is already about choices now why not allow the
player to choose their AI style.

I did prefer the older robotic style it did everything right
The Chronophage
Garoun Investment Bank
Gallente Federation
#40 - 2016-11-21 22:28:03 UTC
Yeah, old Aura was better. RIP Aura.
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