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According to Guinness, Star Wars: The Old Republic has more voice over work than any other project ever.
The game has over 200,000 lines of recorded dialogue according to Guinness, easily beating out any feature film or other video game.
I'm curious what exactly defines "a project," though. Could The Simpsons be considered a project? That might have more voice work associated with it, if you take the entire series as a whole.
[via Guinness World Records]
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Congrats to STWOR, although I don't play the game, it's still pretty cool that the game got this award.
Well, considering that SWTOR is a game, it would be put in the Gamer's Edition of the Guinness Book. And unless they count The Simpsons as a game, overall, it probably doesn't beat a show that's been making episodes for years, now. They most likely didn't compare the two because one's a tv show, and one's a game.
I feel like a record shouldn't be given out for this. It was just something that happened, not an actual effort or goal.
this is amazing of they have done good job guys you really did it
Congrats, and at the same time.... #$%^@#!!! I hear the reason they got rid the dwarf and elf races for your main character in DA 2 cause it would have been to much voice over work... >< Apparently not.
Congrats, and at the same time.... #$%^@#!!! I hear the reason they got rid the dwarf and elf races for your main character in DA 2 cause it would have been to much voice over work... >< Apparently not. Still love Bioware though :)
that is so bad ass :P
They should be very proud of their own work, great job you guys!
I am enjoying the voice acting immensely. It has kept me much more interested in this MMO compared to any of the others I have played.
I remember back in the day when games used to convey conversation via text boxes. Then the introduction of spoken dialog. And, before long, the inevitable gas-baggery of figuring out which game was superior due to spoken lines of text.
I'll give credit where it is due though: 200,000 lines of code is quite a handful or two. Let's be glad that they are spoken, a lot of people these days are too lazy or impatient to read that much text (like quite a few of the 'kids' in the game).
Wow, all of that dialogue into a MMO. Crazy.
Impressive. Most Impressive.
i like the point about what could define a project. I wonder if it must be one single entity and not a running series. It's safe that it has much more than the 2nd place dialog for gaming though.
I think they're also taking into consideration the amount of people who are working on it.
That said, I'm glad BioWare is breaking records already! If I'm not mistaken, is not SWTOR also one of the fastest growing MMOs in history?
Whatever it wins or doesn't win, I'm glad I can enjoy it on my fairly decent laptop, because I can't get enough of it.
Look at all those nerds.
Saints Row: The Third must be up there, right?