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XyZspineZyX
09-26-2003, 04:02 PM
Any update on this project? I read here in this forum about a group of people doing an authentic WW2 Era British pilot voice pack. I am very interested in this and wish to know the status and/or when it will be available.

Thank you.




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XyZspineZyX
09-26-2003, 04:02 PM
Any update on this project? I read here in this forum about a group of people doing an authentic WW2 Era British pilot voice pack. I am very interested in this and wish to know the status and/or when it will be available.

Thank you.




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XyZspineZyX
09-26-2003, 05:10 PM
Sadly its been scrapped./i/smilies/16x16_smiley-sad.gif

XyZspineZyX
09-26-2003, 05:22 PM
What happened to it? No enough people, no way of doing it? What happened?

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XyZspineZyX
09-26-2003, 06:44 PM
Extreme_one was going to organise it, but he didn't like the recording quality he was getting and didn;t have the time to co-ordinate it.
If it's going to be done I think it should be done properly - e.g. get everyone's files at the same recording level. with the same radio sound effect on, and preferably customise the scripts to RAF R/T conventions. Green leader to Green two, that sort of thing.

XyZspineZyX
09-26-2003, 06:53 PM
Shame. I was looking foreward to it...

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XyZspineZyX
09-26-2003, 07:00 PM
OK, then I will take ownership of this project and move it forward. As Napoleon Bonaparte said once ...

"...If you want a thing done well, do it yourself"

I will need a list of British accent voice actors...a minimum of 4, will be great if these four give a good cross section of the United Kingdom (England, Scotland and Ireland). I will make instructions and specs of what is needed to pull this off.

Why am I doing this? First, for my next upcoming movie, need this very much, want it as authentic British WW 2 pilot language as possible...and for the IL2:FB community.

Hope all of you can help me resurrect this project.

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XyZspineZyX
09-26-2003, 07:04 PM
Good stuff. I'm definitely interested in helping. I want to do some proper trial runs before I commit but I'll probably do a voice if you can use it. I'll post back in a few days.

XyZspineZyX
09-26-2003, 07:09 PM
Thanks a million, Mikeyg007!

Appreciate your contribution!

Will await your post or message.



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XyZspineZyX
09-26-2003, 09:35 PM
If it ever gets going again, and there are any
actors in North Yorkshire willing to have their
voices recorded then I can sort out recording them
as I have a 24bit/96kHz recording set up and a
selection of microphones. Having grown up in the
Midlands, and now living in Yorkshire my own accent
is probably a bit too mangled to be of much use
to represent an era when people travelled less and
accents were purer.

I'll see if I can persuade a friend of mine to do
some voices as I want to record him for a voice
project anyway, so he'll be in the 'studio' at some
point. He's never lived more than 6 months outside
the north of England.

XyZspineZyX
09-26-2003, 09:55 PM
Good Aaron!

If you could round up at least him for this project then it would be fabulous! The ideal would be to get three others, best if they were senior citizens from that era if possible but not necesary. Since you have a studio and the proper equipment for the recording ( the common denominator for this project ) that will provide us with quality work. I can make the edits from the original recordings. I have my own personal "studio" but more for editing than for real-time recording. Your work and contribution is appreciated! Thank you.

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XyZspineZyX
09-26-2003, 10:29 PM
I hope that you all are able to complete this project. It would be a welcome addition to the game.

T.

XyZspineZyX
09-26-2003, 11:21 PM
The British have butchered the English language. You can't understand what the lot are saying.

This voice pack is not needed.

~Tate

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XyZspineZyX
09-26-2003, 11:26 PM
Thank you for your opinion Tate_Bruce, if you personally think that you do not need this voice pack then please do not worry about getting it.

It will be made for the community and for a project that I am working at this moment for all to enjoy.

Again, thank you for your honest and personal point of view.

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Message Edited on 09/26/0306:30PM by NTESLA

XyZspineZyX
09-26-2003, 11:37 PM
Tate_Bruce wrote:
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- The British have butchered the English language.
- You can't understand what the lot are saying.
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- This voice pack is not needed.
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- ~Tate

Stupid is too mean, so I'll just say your comment lacks sound rationale

XyZspineZyX
09-26-2003, 11:44 PM
Scottish voice, me please.



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XyZspineZyX
09-26-2003, 11:46 PM
Born and bred, been in England long enough to make my voice sound like it has been trimmed enough to fit in, in the mess. /i/smilies/16x16_smiley-wink.gif



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XyZspineZyX
09-26-2003, 11:53 PM
Tate_Bruce wrote:
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- The British have butchered the English language.
- You can't understand what the lot are saying.
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- This voice pack is not needed.

Bugger off then mate!



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XyZspineZyX
09-27-2003, 12:07 AM
i'll do the scottish voive if you like i spose, been living in inverness all my life

XyZspineZyX
09-27-2003, 12:43 AM
NTESLA wrote:
- If you could round up at least him for this project
- then it would be fabulous!

What sort of timescale do we need the recordings in?
Work is going to be absolutely nuts for the next month
so I will either be working or be in some semi-comatose
state for the next few weeks!

XyZspineZyX
09-27-2003, 01:01 AM
My earlier post was a blatant fishing attempt. Only three of you bit the hook. I've had better days. Oh well.

Seriously now, I think a Brit voice pack would be great. Best of luck getting it done.

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XyZspineZyX
09-27-2003, 06:01 AM
OK,

Sniper 609, if you are seriously on what you offer then I will take your offer as the Scottish voice.

...samething goes for Knightsofni.


Aaron,

Timeframe, my ideal goal, within a month but since nobody is getting paid and it's truelly volunteer work for the benefit of all...I know it might take longer.


Currently I am working on 3 movie projects simultaneously so if the British Voice pack takes a bit longer then I will postpone the movie for a later release, the main goal is the Voice Pack and my Movie is set as a secondary goal to it.

Let me work on the details of what needs to be recorded, how and how it has to come together. I will send all involved an Email with these details as soon as I have them worked out. Please send me a Private message with your Email so we can communicate more efficiently.

Thank you all!

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XyZspineZyX
09-27-2003, 06:14 AM
good luck with this project. I wish you all the best with this. I'd offer to provide assistance, but given I'm half a planet away and have an aussie accent, I'm not much good to you. I will however see what I can find on RAF R/T procedure for the period and post it here.


cheers,
Tony
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XyZspineZyX
09-27-2003, 06:33 AM
Hello Backseatgunner!

Any type of help is appreciated it, and what you offer is very important. Please PM me when you have the information.

THanks!

Lets get this project rolling!

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XyZspineZyX
09-27-2003, 09:08 AM
If this British voice pack is going to happen,
please dont use the word 'Roger'. That came in post
war.Instead use'O.K.'
Also it would be good to somehow include callsigns
such as

'Tophat control'

'Pinetree leader'

'Red 1, Red 2, Blue 1, Blue 2' etc.

and authentic phrases such as

'Bandits 3 o'clock high'

'Vector 230 make Angels Fifteen, Buster!' (steer
230, and climb to Fifteen thousand feet, Maximum
speed!)

XyZspineZyX
09-27-2003, 03:30 PM
Whats the best recording program for voice packs to make them sound like radio calls?

XyZspineZyX
09-27-2003, 03:31 PM
Good Information Dogtail2!

Will definitelly use it. This is the kind of historical information that we are looking for to use in this project.

Thanks again for your contribution. If you have any more information please do provide it to us.

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XyZspineZyX
09-27-2003, 08:15 PM
NTESLA,
I have sent you a PM /i/smilies/16x16_smiley-wink.gif

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XyZspineZyX
09-28-2003, 10:39 AM
*BUMP*

A very worthy project!

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XyZspineZyX
09-28-2003, 11:25 PM
Dogtail2 wrote:
- If this British voice pack is going to happen,
- please dont use the word 'Roger'. That came in post
-
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- war.Instead use'O.K.'
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- Also it would be good to somehow include callsigns
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- such as
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- 'Tophat control'
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- 'Pinetree leader'
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- 'Red 1, Red 2, Blue 1, Blue 2' etc.
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- and authentic phrases such as
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- 'Bandits 3 o'clock high'
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- 'Vector 230 make Angels Fifteen, Buster!' (steer
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- 230, and climb to Fifteen thousand feet, Maximum
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- speed!)
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....And of course "Tally Ho!!" /i/smilies/16x16_smiley-wink.gif

If you get stuck, let me know. Kinda neutral English accent being in East Anglia. By the way, the Battle of Britain movie should give a pretty good idea of whats required.I think its fairly acurate compared to most Hollywood movies.

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XyZspineZyX
09-28-2003, 11:53 PM
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- war.Instead use'O.K

should that not be wilko?

Oh and hunter, dont forget to put your teeth in to prevent you spitting over the Mike hehehehehe /i/smilies/16x16_smiley-wink.gif

XyZspineZyX
09-29-2003, 12:10 AM
wilco is an abbreviation of 'will comply', and would only be appropriate in acknowledging an instruction (as opposed to, say, acknowledging information).

Like 'Roger', it's listed in my post war manual but I haven't seen it used in wartime. 'OK' was the norm.


While I'm posting - I hope we can get a 'Tally Ho' or two in!

XyZspineZyX
09-29-2003, 12:42 AM
For God sake man please make sure that there is a good Scottish voice in there. lol

After All....As others see it...

There were my people the Scots who kept the Sabbath & every thing else they could lay their hands on....

Then there were the Welsh who prayed on both threir knees & their Neighbours......

Thirdly there were the Irish who never knew what they wanted but were willing to fight for it anyway...

Lastly there were the English who considerd themselfs a self made nation thus relieving the Almighty of a dreadful responsibility. /i/smilies/16x16_smiley-happy.gif lol

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XyZspineZyX
09-29-2003, 12:56 AM
MikeyG,

If you know of anything else that needs to be historically correct for the calls let me know. Thanks for your input!

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XyZspineZyX
09-29-2003, 01:19 AM
No probs. I just wish I could lay my hands on that set of instructions I mentioned before. It's bugging me now :-)

A good book with lots of authentic radio traffic is 'Wing Leader', by Johnnie Johnson. It's easy to get hold of, or I can copy some representative chunks, if you like.