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 Post subject: Looking for great cool voices for acting and radio DJ
PostPosted: Tue Nov 21, 2017 2:50 pm 
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Hi!
I have been thinking, i am looking for peoples with great and very cool radiophonic voices (men and women), to do radio advertisements as jokes (in the GTA style), and to do the Radio DJ (with jokes,in the GTA style), you can suggest your playlist along your jokes.
It is ok even if it is just to do NPC voices jokes (in the GTA style).
You can even suggest about names for radio stations, and LOGO too!
All kind of jokes (in the GTA style) are welcome.
Names for cars, NPC, etc, are also welcome.

Now, maybe you have the voice, but you do not have the jokes, or ,
maybe you have the jokes, but you do not have the voice.
Submit your stuff anyway! someone else will certainly use it, someday.

Now, all that is left is to find some way for peoples to upload their "stuffs" (texts, pictures, mp3, etc),
There has to be a way to "handle" all thoses datas, in a easy gui way!
tell me ideas if you have some.
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 Post subject: Re: Looking for great cool voices for acting and radio DJ
PostPosted: Wed Nov 22, 2017 4:12 pm 
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Hi,
MMM!, I wonder if adding sections for this on the Board Index page would be a good idea?, MMM! Oh!, Wait! I know, i know, How about doing a survey among the grit community to get suggestions as to put what on the Board Index page? What do you think?


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 Post subject: Re: Looking for great cool voices for acting and radio DJ
PostPosted: Wed Nov 22, 2017 5:14 pm 
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Here 4 free words in .ogg: yes, no, oui, non
https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1f1rgBXAbkeP3g9Y9Z6F70D71GYHex5bc?usp=sharing

I have already explored and created an SFX class to hold the special sound effect metadata. Check metadata images: metadata.png and easytag.png

Here an example of use:

sfx `EMotorDoor` (SFX) {
desc="Electric Pneumatic Sounds";
title="EMotorDoor";
copyright="https://www.partnersinrhyme.com/";
link="http://www.freesoundeffects.com/free-track/emotordoor-426770/";
changes="Modified, converted version from .wav";
licenses="For personal use only";
file=`sfx/EMotorDoor.ogg`;
tags="www.partnersinrhyme.com,sfx,electric,pneumatic,motor,door,noise,movement,elevator";
}

I have also created an scrolling HUD effect to display credits based on the SFX metadata. https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B6UrpTIDPWknUm5oQ1NWT0FfdXc/view?usp=sharing

I have also modified the Grit Blender Add-ons to add tags fields and the Grit Editor browser to search tags in class, SFX ...
https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B6UrpTIDPWkndU5Wbzh2TG5nTUE/view?usp=sharing

I am planning to create an import tool for audio files: .mp3, .ogg, .wav with metadata to create SFX class.


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 Post subject: Re: Looking for great cool voices for acting and radio DJ
PostPosted: Wed Nov 22, 2017 5:49 pm 
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Very Cool! Thank you for all your important hard work!
MMM! Let's suppose that i am a Real Life Radio DJ (or actor) and that i have absolutely no knowledge about programming and i have no intentions to use the Grit, i just want to (anonymously) upload texts and voices stuff introducing songs and saying Jokes,(to have some fun and to test this if i am well received by players, SO, how do i do this??? Is there MANY tutorials easy to follow??


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 Post subject: Re: Looking for great cool voices for acting and radio DJ
PostPosted: Wed Nov 22, 2017 8:00 pm 
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Under Linux I used Libre-Office Writer and typed one word/sentence per line with font size set to 48.
I inserted carriage return before the text to have only the first line visible at the bottom of the screen.
I set the cursor to the top.
Then used Kazam to define a record area that capture only the bottom line screen.
Started Kazam in image capture, used delete key to remove the carriage return, this permit to scroll up exactly one line then redo image capture...
Started Kazam in video capture video/audio in .mp4 pronounced each line and used after Audacity to split, export and set basic metadata into a .ogg
Used Easytag to set image and the remaining metadata.
Then created a SFX class with appropriate info, saved the class name with extension .lua

ex. filename: Yes.lua

ex. file content:

sfx `Yes` (SFX) {
desc="English base words, 2017";
title="yes";
copyright="Copyright (c) François Dorval";
link="mailto:fdorval@hotmail.com";
changes="First release";
licenses="CC0";
file=`sfx/yes.ogg`;
tags="lavrod,sfx,voice,english:yes,french:oui";
}


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 Post subject: Re: Looking for great cool voices for acting and radio DJ
PostPosted: Wed Nov 22, 2017 9:10 pm 
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WOW! Thanks!
SOO!, Thats how you do that!, Then now, let's suppose that a person has a bunch of .ogg files with a .svg Logo and a text file ( a list of .mp3), does that person have to learn SVN or GIT (and to install any of thoses 2 softs in his pc , and does that person need to be register on the grit forum), to be able to upload his stuff, (where does he upload his stuff?), does he need a ftp client soft?


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 Post subject: Re: Looking for great cool voices for acting and radio DJ
PostPosted: Thu Nov 23, 2017 4:07 am 
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The code (engine) and data (objects) are separated, which is a good thing.
The C++ code is under git
and
the data(.lua scripts, classes, .meshes, textures, ...) is under svn media directory.

The core C++ Game Engine is under git and your voices provider shall not be concern with it.

The svn media is already to big and svn does not handle well binary files diff.

I doubt that web site hosting capacities allows heavy videos, sounds and images download/upload.

I have already worked to downsize the svn media directory by moving or purging unused stuff.

Sources files: .blend, .max, .egg ... used to build .mesh files shall be moved out of media directory.

Current Grit games demos shall be less coupled together and download-able separately and probably self contains.

So we need to find a storage solution for:
objects: maps, games, scenarios, events, modes, ...
videos: tutorials, game intro, ...
sounds: voices, sfx, musics, ambiances, ...
images: textures, .blend, ...
and more!


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 Post subject: Re: Looking for great cool voices for acting and radio DJ
PostPosted: Thu Nov 23, 2017 1:17 pm 
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WOW! You are goood!
I do not mean no disrespect to no one, but, are you the new dude in charge of everything?
Are we gonna get a update on what is being done and by whom? Is there a new roadmap?
Well. anyway, i am very very happy with your answer!
Many many thanks to you!


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