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#41 zbyl2

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Posted 14 January 2017 - 10:45 PM

Hassat said it was his idea.

 

Everyone seemed fine with it up to this point, so I don't really see a reason to change it, or to ban other mods if what they do is the same thing we do. I don't know what the situation with the other mod is or who disapproved it.



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Posted 14 January 2017 - 10:46 PM

(copying the PM I sent FS)

 

Not sure whose idea it was originally, but we had a discussion about whether it'd be OK to use music from K1 in the credits video and consensus was that it's fine. I guess the reasoning was that we're not exactly re-releasing the music as there's no MP3 file, it's part of a BIK, so it's more like releasing a recording of K1's music.

 

I'm pretty sure that discussion is somewhere on the forums, not a clue whether it's in public or staff section.

 

I just saw the new credits video today and it seems we still use the Republic Theme.

 

I think there's a case to be made then that content in bink videos should be exempt from the rules of porting for those exact reasons. Another point of differentiation is that Bink video rendering and playback is not a feature unique to either KOTOR games, so it should be considered differently than the kotor .mdl or tga format.

 

My intention in pointing this out is to allow HK-47's mod to continue to exist.



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Posted 14 January 2017 - 10:48 PM

Zbyl: Look at my post immediately before your first one.


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#44 Sith Holocron

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Posted 14 January 2017 - 10:49 PM

Other mod re-approved until this is hammered out.


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#45 N-DReW25

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Posted 15 January 2017 - 02:31 AM

Also can we get people's real names in the credits please? Instead of Forum Alias. 

That to me would be a bad idea because if everyone did put their real name down people who play the mod and read the credits will have no clue as to which forum member actually worked on TSLRCM or any other big project mod that contains a rather large list of people!



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Posted 15 January 2017 - 05:24 AM

That to me would be a bad idea because if everyone did put their real name down people who play the mod and read the credits will have no clue as to which forum member actually worked on TSLRCM or any other big project mod that contains a rather large list of people!

Well, we could put both the real names and the stage names.



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Posted 15 January 2017 - 05:56 AM

If you want to talk about the TSLRCM trailer, use the TSLRCM forum. Want to talk about the M4-78 EP trailer, use the M4-78 EP sub-forum.  Further discussion of the trailers in this thread will be deleted.


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Posted 15 January 2017 - 02:28 PM

To get back on topic: The mod is done and uploaded, now it's just waiting to be approved :)


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Posted 15 January 2017 - 05:35 PM

Approved. Thanks Kexikus for taking the initiative in giving these modules their own unique themes.

 

I wonder why they were the same track in the first place. Laziness on the part of Soule and Bioware? Unable to come up with just one more piece of music? Mind-boggling....


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Posted 15 January 2017 - 05:53 PM

Approved. Thanks Kexikus for taking the initiative in giving these modules their own unique themes.

 

I wonder why they were the same track in the first place. Laziness on the part of Soule and Bioware? Unable to come up with just one more piece of music? Mind-boggling....

 

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#51 VarsityPuppet

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Posted 15 January 2017 - 06:41 PM

Approved. Thanks Kexikus for taking the initiative in giving these modules their own unique themes.

I wonder why they were the same track in the first place. Laziness on the part of Soule and Bioware? Unable to come up with just one more piece of music? Mind-boggling....


Hard to say. Could have just been an oversight too. You'd be surprised how often that happens.

#52 Eauxps I. Fourgott

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Posted 15 January 2017 - 09:39 PM

Everything about The Sith Lords is better, everything. 

 

Um, no.

 

The music, in particular, is on the whole rather worse.


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Posted 15 January 2017 - 09:45 PM

Um, no.

 

The music, in particular, is on the whole rather worse.

 

HAHAHA!

 

No, sorry TSL has more depth in every conceivable way and the music is more atmospheric, closer to the score of something like Bram Stoker's Dracula or Batman Returns. Jeremy Soule's KOTOR has a few good themes but on the whole most is just a pale imitation of John Williams. 


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Posted 15 January 2017 - 09:47 PM

HAHAHA!

 

No, sorry TSL has more depth in every conceivable way and the music is more atmospheric, closer to the score of something like Bram Stoker's Dracula or Batman Returns. Jeremy Soule's KOTOR has a few good themes but on the whole most is just a pale imitation of John Williams. 

 

Not even going to bother arguing with you. For me, most of the TSL music is just boring, and annoying after a while, and there's way too much repetition of the same themes.

 

Obviously we have quite different gaming styles.


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Posted 15 January 2017 - 10:56 PM

HAHAHA!

No, sorry TSL has more depth in every conceivable way and the music is more atmospheric, closer to the score of something like Bram Stoker's Dracula or Batman Returns. Jeremy Soule's KOTOR has a few good themes but on the whole most is just a pale imitation of John Williams.


They are two entirely different styles. Kotor 1 is a story of drama of a grand scale, while Kotor 2 carries a sense of quiet dread and nonstop intrigue.

Personally I find Kotor 1 far more memorable and akin to what you hear the original three Star Wars films. However, the Kotor 2 music, if used appropriately, (Which I feel Obsidian kind of didn't do) carries a lot of the weight of the story and pulls you into how complex and far-reaching the consequences of being a Force wielder can really be.
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Posted 15 January 2017 - 11:39 PM

I'm not a big fan of either games score tbh. I do much prefer K1s score though. I tend to use movie scores for both games or Shem's mod that replaces all the in game music with scores from the movies (which is great).

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#57 Eauxps I. Fourgott

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Posted 16 January 2017 - 04:43 AM

Part of my opinion on the two games' soundtracks also comes from the fact that I'm a soundtrack collector, and on their own, the difference is quite noticeable to me.


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