Welcome, Guest
Username: Password: Remember me

TOPIC: Update on New Sound Systems and Gen Con

Update on New Sound Systems and Gen Con 3 months 6 days ago #25

Thanks for the feedback, folks! I'll definitely check out the Pi case recommendations. Heat dissipation is on my mind as we go through the process. And yes, we'll be able to tweak the volume for an individual sound effect without affecting the rest of the volume in the room - great idea!
Mike Naglee

Director of Event Operations
Chief Goblin Wrangler
Borg Kicker
Doer of Things... And Stuff.


And, isn't sanity really just a one-trick pony anyway? I mean all you get is one trick, rational thinking, but when you're good and crazy, oooh, oooh, oooh, the sky is the limit.

Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.

Update on New Sound Systems and Gen Con 3 months 5 days ago #26

Picc wrote: My only request for this process is to make sure the new system can keep the audio tracks separate. It would be so so good the different tracks could have their level interdependently adjusted. Some of the npc dialog has been down right hard to hear over the din the last few years. I will gladly pay an extra $2 bucks if I can make out what the mushrooms are saying.


Picc, I think the mushrooms were asking if you were a fun guy...

...and I was getting pretty efficient at setting-up current sound system.

Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.

Update on New Sound Systems and Gen Con 3 months 5 days ago #27

The sound in the mushroom room was extremely challenging. I could only tell what 2-3 of them were saying. It is hard to solve a puzzle when you literally cannot understand all the clues. (If our Rogue hadn’t gotten the clue and cut down the options dramatically, we would have been in a lot of trouble.) Paying an extra $2 run will be totally worth it if the changes make it possible to put the music and narrative in separate tracks and drop the music down when the vocal stuff is happening. Fingers crossed.

Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.

Update on New Sound Systems and Gen Con 3 months 5 days ago #28

Code changes for individually specified track volume levels is done and working.

Code to lower/mute background audio volume then bring it back up after an effect plays is in debugging right now and is looking good.

Keep your wishlist comin’! ;)
Mike Naglee

Director of Event Operations
Chief Goblin Wrangler
Borg Kicker
Doer of Things... And Stuff.


And, isn't sanity really just a one-trick pony anyway? I mean all you get is one trick, rational thinking, but when you're good and crazy, oooh, oooh, oooh, the sky is the limit.

Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.

Last edit: by Mike Naglee.

Update on New Sound Systems and Gen Con 3 months 5 days ago #29

Mike Naglee wrote: Code changes for individually specified track volume levels is done and working.

Code to lower/mute background audio volume then bring it back up after an effect plays is in debugging right now and is looking good.

Keep your wishlist comin’! ;)


That’s great news. Looking forward to hearing the new experience. Good luck with getting it all up and running!

Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.

Update on New Sound Systems and Gen Con 3 months 5 days ago #30

A question. Is the plan to debut this new system at Gen Con, or Origins?
First ever death in True Horde
"Well, with you guarding 2 players, that means you take 90. Are you dead?"
-Incognito

My fledgling token shop: Wade's Wide World of Wonder 

My Current Paladin Build 

Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.

Update on New Sound Systems and Gen Con 3 months 4 days ago #31

Wade Schwendemann wrote: A question. Is the plan to debut this new system at Gen Con, or Origins?


Good question, but I hope its Origins (and not just because I'll be there). I would hope they would want to test the new system live and work out any remaining bugs before they get to Gen Con. But I guess it all depends on whether they think they're ready by then or not.

Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.

Update on New Sound Systems and Gen Con 3 months 4 days ago #32

As long as were throwing out wish list ideas, it would be cool if you had the ability to trigger audio (and maybe video/lighting) sequences from sensors connected to the pis inputs. You can get a lot of cool sensors for pis. To say nothing of the fun you could have controlling video to to LCD panels if Ed's new combat boards take off.

It would also be neat if npcs had the option to enable/disable their audio tracks depending if their voice was shot or they wanted to act.

Not sure on the feasibility but being able to connect to a critical audio track for the hearing impaired would also be cool.
Semper Gumby, Always flexible.

Sartre sits in in a coffee shop and asks for a coffee without cream. The barista apologizes “Sorry, we don't have any cream. Can I offer you a coffee without milk instead?”

Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.

Update on New Sound Systems and Gen Con 3 months 4 days ago #33

Geez, if TD keeps going like this, in a few years we will run out of stuff to complain about after the event.
this is not a signature.

Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.

Update on New Sound Systems and Gen Con 3 months 4 days ago #34

kurtreznor wrote: Geez, if TD keeps going like this, in a few years we will run out of stuff to complain about after the event.


Sounds like you are complaining about a lack of things to complain about. ;)
D&D teaches all the important lessons in life - the low blow, the cheap shot, the back stab, the double cross. - Jerry Marsischky

Let them trap us. We have our swords. - Elric of Melnibone.

You try to get them to play the game, but all they want to do is play the rules. - Ardak Kumerian

I do not love the bright sword for its sharpness, nor the arrow for its swiftness, nor the warrior for his glory. I love only that which they defend - Faramir

Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.

Last edit: by Harlax.

Update on New Sound Systems and Gen Con 3 months 4 days ago #35

  • jedibcg
  • jedibcg's Avatar
  • Away
  • Hero Member +2
  • Hero Member +2
  • What is personal text?
  • Posts: 7087

kurtreznor wrote: Geez, if TD keeps going like this, in a few years we will run out of stuff to complain about after the event.

no we won’t price will always be available to complain about.
You either discover a star or you don't. You arrogant punk.

Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.

Update on New Sound Systems and Gen Con 3 months 4 days ago #36

jedibcg wrote:

kurtreznor wrote: Geez, if TD keeps going like this, in a few years we will run out of stuff to complain about after the event.

no we won’t price will always be available to complain about.


Don't forget about power creep and TE's, but seriously great work TD team!
Semper Gumby, Always flexible.

Sartre sits in in a coffee shop and asks for a coffee without cream. The barista apologizes “Sorry, we don't have any cream. Can I offer you a coffee without milk instead?”

Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.

Time to create page: 0.193 seconds