Just a Crazy Idea...

What do you want to see in Armagetron soon? Any new feature ideas? Let's ponder these ground breaking ideas...
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Just a Crazy Idea...

Post by XzL.Smart »

Alright, I just had a crazy Idea and I jsut want to throw it out there...

I was wondering if it would be possible to add voice chat to armagetron. I have to admit.. It does get kind of annoying to read all the time.. It does get kind of hard to keep up with too.

Now again, this is jsut a crazy idea, I would really like to se it happen, it would be really fun.

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Post by Misery »

If I remember correctly, Dr. Joe Tron had a server with voice chat. There was a link to a client that you had to download that was displayed on the server. But I don't think anyone ever used it.
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Post by Concord »

It's an ok idea

but I see two problems
one is adding a two more layers lag
I see what is happening on my screen
lag 1
I process it and able to tell you
lag 2
you hear it after it goes through the internets
lag 3
you process it
lag 4
you put the input into the game
lag 5

by now the move possibly is not effective
or even harmful

Secondly
a lot of players like to listen to music
as one
I am not too hot
one the idea of constant
interruptions

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I'm not sure about other servers, but the -=}ID< servers have a Teem-speak server up all the time and it is open to all players.
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Post by epsy »

does anyone use it?

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epsy wrote:does anyone use it?
I've been in there when it is just me and one other person, and I have been in there when it is full.
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Re: Just a Crazy Idea...

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I definitely support the idea of implementing voice chat. Extra lag won't be noticeable if programmed cleanly (I hope).

I hope I don't get flamed for wanting to revive an old topic.

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Concord wrote: Secondly
a lot of players like to listen to music
as one
I am not too hot
one the idea of constant
interruptions
Yes an on/off switch please if this is to be implemented..

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If it could be implemented without lag it would be awesome. It would save time for the people who like to use teamspeak/vent/mumble while playing. I also agree with hoax though because it wouldn't be good to be in a ladle type situation and have the other team listening to what you are doing.

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With voice chat, community involvement would skyrocket.

I'd like to be able to chat with all server denizens or just my own team like in CounterStrike Source. A server admin is able to switch voicechat to off, serverwide, or teamspeak.

Also, players could turn voicechat to mute when listening to music. Other players could know that person has voicechat off by a slashed speaker next to their name in the player list. This player too can, like commonly done is CS:S, put a (music) or (nosound) by their name so other people are notified easily.

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Post by Phytotron »

I would like to pump jazz through Bebop in Harlem's speakers.

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Phytotron wrote:I would like to pump jazz through Bebop in Harlem's speakers.
:) Take requests?

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A good idea, some of us already use Teamspeak etc to communicate.

Most people in tron are kiddies who are too chickenshit to talk on mic though.

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Post by Word »

Talking Heads in C&P would be cool...or some beatles songs in Angel's servers x)

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Well from my experience on Xbox live, the only mic I own that works is the one that comes with it, I would just have to mute all the 12-15 y/o screaming racist remarks/every swear word they know in a ridiculously high pitched voice. It might be different with arma since it is a smaller community, but from some of the arguments I've seen people have in server it is bad enough when it is text let alone people yelling through my speakers.

I like the idea of music playing in server though, and as long as there would be a mute all option it wouldn't be a big deal.
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