How many people play with sound?

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Re: How many people play with sound?

#16 Post by trooper6 » Mon Dec 01, 2014 8:25 pm

I always play with sound! I couldn't imagine not playing with sound. Well...if maybe the sound were really, really, really badly done. But even then, I'd probably still play with the really bad sound so that I could actually critique the sound in detail when writing a review.
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Re: How many people play with sound?

#17 Post by qirien » Thu Dec 04, 2014 8:38 pm

I always start with sound, but may turn it off if:
1) I want it quiet (in a public place, other people listening to something, etc)
2) Music loops are too short or music is annoyingly cliche
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3) There are grating sound effects that happen on mouseovers, etc.
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Re: How many people play with sound?

#18 Post by Tyrantauranox » Thu Dec 04, 2014 11:07 pm

Always, even when there's no voice.

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Re: How many people play with sound?

#19 Post by thebackup » Sun Dec 07, 2014 12:02 am

Unless it's dissonant, sound keeps me engaged, so yes I do play with sound on. Especially if there's voice acting, the characters just come to life :) Just having a sprite and text box there is not enough for me, I want to hear them talk!

The BGM adds greatly to the atmosphere, and SFX can add a nice touch to a scene. It really enhances the playing experience.
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