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Offline Wesp5

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Re: Dialogue and Music in Bloodlines 2 Trailer is ... Terrible
« Reply #15 on: June 13, 2019, 01:54:01 PM »
And how many did play  Bloodlines 1 with the Patchversions where the unused music was restored?

Sorry, but since the B2 announcement download numbers of the UP have topped 70.000, so I would bet that by now pretty much everyone who played B1 has heard these songs and it would be a cheap copout to use them in B2. I hope that they took this as a placeholder while Rik is creating new music for the game!

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Re: Dialogue and Music in Bloodlines 2 Trailer is ... Terrible
« Reply #16 on: June 13, 2019, 07:20:48 PM »
And how many did play  Bloodlines 1 with the Patchversions where the unused music was restored?

Sorry, but since the B2 announcement download numbers of the UP have topped 70.000, so I would bet that by now pretty much everyone who played B1 has heard these songs and it would be a cheap copout to use them in B2. I hope that they took this as a placeholder while Rik is creating new music for the game!

Oh SNAP! 70,000 downloads in less than 3 full months?!?! That's amazing! You must be crying little German tears of joy. Meanwhile, I am psychically projecting see-through versions of my head floating near players' monitors, whispering to them "You wouldn't be able to inflict area of effect damage with Blood Boil in the Kuei-Jin Temple if not for my untalented and incessant whining about it for weeks on end on the Planet-Vampire forums! WORSHIP MEEEE!" That last part would be in a slightly raised hissing whisper, my eyes practically bulging from my skull in a fashion that makes others uncomfortable and with good reason.

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Re: Dialogue and Music in Bloodlines 2 Trailer is ... Terrible
« Reply #17 on: June 14, 2019, 02:13:32 AM »
This is such a nonsense topic. THE MUSIC IS FINE. GET OVER YOURSELVES.

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Re: Dialogue and Music in Bloodlines 2 Trailer is ... Terrible
« Reply #18 on: June 14, 2019, 05:23:20 AM »
Music is to the beholder.  I didn't like the music at all in BL1 other then "Swamped" while many have said they didn't like it.  A different opinion doesn't make it invalid or nonsense. 

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Re: Dialogue and Music in Bloodlines 2 Trailer is ... Terrible
« Reply #19 on: June 14, 2019, 05:47:11 AM »
Music is to the beholder.  I didn't like the music at all in BL1 other then "Swamped" while many have said they didn't like it.  A different opinion doesn't make it invalid or nonsense.

You didn't even like the Hollywood theme or the music in the performance hall at the Empire Arms? :O

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Re: Dialogue and Music in Bloodlines 2 Trailer is ... Terrible
« Reply #20 on: June 15, 2019, 12:07:56 AM »
I don't remember it so likely, I didn't.  I mistyped in my comment, though.  I meant to say that many others said they like it.  It was all appropriate, just seemed like high school bands with a very limited following to me.  Then again, game developers really don't have the money to get decent talent and lacuna Coil hadn't become a big name yet (when the game was released). 

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Re: Dialogue and Music in Bloodlines 2 Trailer is ... Terrible
« Reply #21 on: June 15, 2019, 10:40:24 AM »
And how many did play  Bloodlines 1 with the Patchversions where the unused music was restored?

Sorry, but since the B2 announcement download numbers of the UP have topped 70.000, so I would bet that by now pretty much everyone who played B1 has heard these songs and it would be a cheap copout to use them in B2. I hope that they took this as a placeholder while Rik is creating new music for the game!

That's what I'm thinking they must be doing.  They're either creating new music or obtaining licenses like they did in the previous game.  They are probably using these unused track from part 1 because they have the licenses and can use them in the trailers and in early game play videos.

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Re: Dialogue and Music in Bloodlines 2 Trailer is ... Terrible
« Reply #22 on: June 15, 2019, 02:58:35 PM »
Sorry, but since the B2 announcement download numbers of the UP have topped 70.000, so I would bet that by now pretty much everyone who played B1 has heard these songs and it would be a cheap copout to use them in B2. I hope that they took this as a placeholder while Rik is creating new music for the game!
I assume that you have only restored the tracks for the Plus Patch?
So everybody using Basis won´t know them.

Like i said i wouldn´t mind to hear the unused tracks again. I really don´t the problem also other games like Mass Effect 3 also recycled some of their tracks.
Mainly from the Mass Effect 2 DLCs.

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Re: Dialogue and Music in Bloodlines 2 Trailer is ... Terrible
« Reply #23 on: June 15, 2019, 04:03:34 PM »
I assume that you have only restored the tracks for the Plus Patch?
So everybody using Basis won´t know them.

Yes, they are plus patch only. But judging from the comments on all the boards I read, by now pretty much everybody has moved from basic to plus to see the restored content :)!

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Re: Dialogue and Music in Bloodlines 2 Trailer is ... Terrible
« Reply #24 on: June 15, 2019, 06:30:26 PM »
I assume that you have only restored the tracks for the Plus Patch?
So everybody using Basis won´t know them.

Yes, they are plus patch only. But judging from the comments on all the boards I read, by now pretty much everybody has moved from basic to plus to see the restored content :)!

It's still better to be a Plus plebian than a Basic bitch.~
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Re: Dialogue and Music in Bloodlines 2 Trailer is ... Terrible
« Reply #25 on: June 15, 2019, 07:43:21 PM »
Last but not least most Bloodlines 2 characters came from the same Bloodlines 1 Lead Author.
Like in Bloodlines 1 Brian Mitsoda is the Lead Narrative Designer.

Are you sure? It seems that not the case. In one of the videos Brian Mitsoda was labeled as Narrative Designer and I forgot her name was pointed as Lead Narrative Designer and she acted like one.

Nobody mentioned it by now but it seems that Elif text and speech do not match entirely so there could be changes in that direction.

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Re: Dialogue and Music in Bloodlines 2 Trailer is ... Terrible
« Reply #26 on: June 15, 2019, 08:19:05 PM »
Are you sure? It seems that not the case. In one of the videos Brian Mitsoda was labeled as Narrative Designer and I forgot her name was pointed as Lead Narrative Designer and she acted like one.
Yeah i am sure. I guess you mean the Inside Xbox Video well this was just a mistake by them.
Brian Mitsoda is still the Lead Narrative Designer and Cara Ellison assists him. Chris Avellone was also a writer for some time.
https://www.pcgamer.com/chris-avellone-writing-for-bloodlines-2/

So like Bloodlines 1 the overall story come from Brian Mitsoda.

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Nobody mentioned it by now but it seems that Elif text and speech do not match entirely so there could be changes in that direction.
Interestingly only clear Tremere dialogue. I think they want to hid that Elif is a Tremere but they aren´t very good at.

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Re: Dialogue and Music in Bloodlines 2 Trailer is ... Terrible
« Reply #27 on: June 15, 2019, 11:11:58 PM »
Last but not least most Bloodlines 2 characters came from the same Bloodlines 1 Lead Author.
Like in Bloodlines 1 Brian Mitsoda is the Lead Narrative Designer.

Are you sure? It seems that not the case. In one of the videos Brian Mitsoda was labeled as Narrative Designer and I forgot her name was pointed as Lead Narrative Designer and she acted like one.

Nobody mentioned it by now but it seems that Elif text and speech do not match entirely so there could be changes in that direction.

Brian and his associate are the ones who pitched Bloodlines 2 to Paradox.  They hadn't even been planning on starting it yet til Brian came along.  This is his & that other dude's brainchild 100%.  Cara Ellison was hired on after the fact. 

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Re: Dialogue and Music in Bloodlines 2 Trailer is ... Terrible
« Reply #28 on: June 16, 2019, 02:13:37 AM »
Brian and his associate are the ones who pitched Bloodlines 2 to Paradox.  They hadn't even been planning on starting it yet til Brian came along.  This is his & that other dude's brainchild 100%.  Cara Ellison was hired on after the fact.

As Wesp mentioned though, it does seem strange she was named LEAD narrative designer.

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Re: Dialogue and Music in Bloodlines 2 Trailer is ... Terrible
« Reply #29 on: June 16, 2019, 09:01:27 AM »
As Wesp mentioned though, it does seem strange she was named LEAD narrative designer.
Why? Someone from Xbox Team clearly made a mistake. Yeah this can happen especially at a big event like the E3.
Also i don´t get the confusion because one source claims that Cara is Lead and Brian is not it must be correct and therefore a fact.
And all the other soucres are incorrect.