The mechanic-dummy I recruited had the same issue before the patch, mute even though I chose a voice for her during creation. So no change after the patch, except she can't interact with traps/locks any more.
Alpinia replied to SKull's topic in Pillars of Eternity: General Discussion (NO SPOILERS)Edér: "Hey pig! Hey pig! Woo pig! Ha, look at him with his little tail." Edér is cool. PoE is great. *~ opinions ~*