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Old 04-19-2011, 05:38 AM   #1
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Problem I have with wheatley's voice (Voice actor spoiler?)

So every time wheatley talks to me in the game I can't stop picturing stephen merchants lanky self talking to me instead which is pretty distracting lol. I knew it was him instantly because he talks exactly like he does in real life with no digital alteration or voice change. Anybody else have this problem? . It might not effect too many Americans but UK people I'm sure have noticed.

Kills my immersion slightly.

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Old 04-19-2011, 05:43 AM   #2
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I didn't really like the voice. Just didn't seem to seem right.
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Old 04-19-2011, 05:55 AM   #3
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I was just wondering that, why Wheatley has no voice modulation while every other robot does.
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Old 04-19-2011, 05:55 AM   #4
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The only thing I can picture is Stephen Merchant talking into a microphone.
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Old 04-19-2011, 06:00 AM   #5
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I think the thing that's missing is Ricky Gervais laughing like a demented hyena every 5 seconds.
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Old 04-19-2011, 06:06 AM   #6
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I thought Merchant was brilliant, personally.

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The moment I realised he was becoming a maniac I couldn't wait to see how mental he'd get. I was impressed. Who knew Merchant could pull off someone so insane?


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Old 04-19-2011, 06:09 AM   #7
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Lol yeah, keep expecting Karl Pilkington to chime in with a random comment.
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Old 04-19-2011, 06:15 AM   #8
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While the voice acting was really good it did seem very out of place amongst all the other robotised voices. I expect there to be a mod of some sort later on if enough people are annoyed by it.
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Old 04-19-2011, 06:20 AM   #9
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I thought Merchant was brilliant, personally.


I agree. I like his voice in the game, I think it totally fits, and I'm not picturing him talking

It was very well done.
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Old 04-19-2011, 06:22 AM   #10
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Merchant was incredible.
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Old 04-19-2011, 06:25 AM   #11
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For those who have beaten the game:

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The bit where you 'break' the aerial-faith-plate several times and Wheatley keeps on trying to talk to you made me LOL. "....bl...blah...BIG BIRD! Bl...bl...."


Not many games make me laugh...that was brilliant. Of course the rest of the game was as well, that part just sticks out.
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