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Bring Back Cool Incantations for Spells a la BG/IWD

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Poll: Do you want to see a return of BG1/IWD style incantations (230 member(s) have cast votes)

Do you want to see a return of the BG1/IWD style incantations?

  1. Facio, Voco, Ferre! (Yes) (217 votes [94.35%])

    Percentage of vote: 94.35%

  2. No (13 votes [5.65%])

    Percentage of vote: 5.65%

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#41
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"Spicati (crinis) magnis penetratio" :devil: :devil: :devil: :devil:

Or translated:
Spoiler

Edited by TrashMan, 05 October 2012 - 02:14 AM.

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I'll say yes provided some thought goes into it, and that it doesnt eat the budget with voice acting.

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I really liked the incantations in BG and IWD. They gave the spells a lot of oomph.

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Audible incantations are really welcome. I am thinking one set of incantations for when spells are fired off successfully, and another set of incantations for when spells are miscast.






I picture an interaction with an apprentice or Biff the Understudy:

Incertus, pulcher... uh, impediment? Fizzle...

Manus, potentis, pyro, *hand lights on fire* OWW!

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Audible incantations are really welcome. I am thinking one set of incantations for when spells are fired off successfully, and another set of incantations for when spells are miscast.






I picture an interaction with an apprentice or Biff the Understudy:

Incertus, pulcher... uh, impediment? Fizzle...



lol

Edited by Sensuki, 05 October 2012 - 08:15 PM.


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totally agree, and to add something new, maybe would be cool to make spell casting words sound just like the character's voice, or since you can chose your character's culture, using different languages...anyway I love that latin stuff



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@ 1st post

Whoa, all this time and I finally get to see how to write those. Living under a rock wasn't a good idea, huh :shifty:



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I'm fine with having voice acted invocations, but I would prefer that they weren't in Latin as the whole "Latin is the language of magic" thing irritates me. Also I think Latin sounds kind of silly.


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As stated in the other thread, I really dislike this latin pronounciation, as well as the phrases used for incantations (thanks for spelling them out, Sensuki! :) ) I can't help but feel embarassed for the writers/speakers/characters hearing them.

 

So for me, it's a [x]NO

 

Yes to cool incantations, no to latin. Use the conlangs instead, for example :)


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I would love to see this implemented for I have fond memories of learning new spells and getting to hear the different incantations in BG I and II. It also reminds me of the chanting used by the Third Race in the Gargoyles cartoon.

 

Yes to incantations, and yes to Latin!


Edited by jeffnindo, 27 October 2013 - 09:22 AM.


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Vita, Mortis, Careo


Fixed.

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Voted no. What's the point of copying something just for the sake of copying? Obsidian should make sounds for casting spells that are suitable for PE, I don;t want to think "oh, this is copy-pasted from BG" every time I cast a spell.


Edited by Sharp_one, 27 October 2013 - 12:09 PM.

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I want incantations, of course they will be PE specific, they have the lore to think about :-)



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The wizards that the Beginning of BG1, and the awesome scenes of Gandalf and Saruman in the lotr trilogy using in black speech tells me incantations would be incredible to hear. The votes seem to say yes!



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Egyptian incantations. old-school!
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I'm playing through BG:EE now and I can definitely say I had missed the voiced incantations.

 

Voted no. What's the point of copying something just for the sake of copying? Obsidian should make sounds for casting spells that are suitable for PE, I don;t want to think "oh, this is copy-pasted from BG" every time I cast a spell.

The OP said "it would be cool incantations like these were used in this game" not that he wanted them replicated.



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Absolutely. Stuff like that makes magic feel more magical :)


Edited by Carados, 30 October 2013 - 03:21 PM.






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