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    Ys IV: The Dawn of Ys English Dub Project.
    « on: May 02, 2012, 11:38:07 PM »



    Alright, allow me to introduce everyone to a project that I’ve been kicking around for over two years now. Today I’m finally going to announce the start of the Ys IV: The Dawn of Ys English dub project on the TurboGrafx-CD!

    More infovon Voice Acting Alliance...
    http://voiceactingalliance.com/board/showthread.php?78229-Ys-IV-The-Dawn-of-Ys-English-Dub-Project-on-the-TurboGrafx-CD-.

    Auditions end on June 1.
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    ~Cast~

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    ~MALE~

    Eldeel - Michael Hillard

    Lefance - SkyeWelse

    Garuda - Lawrence "MasakoX" Simpson

    Grandfather Jeff - Michael Hillard

    Leo - Jess Ragan

    Duren - SonicShadows

    Arem - DanteWahou

    Goban Tovah - DanteWahou

    Gadis - Jess Ragan

    Lemnos - Jess Ragan

    Ramess - TetsuyaHikari

    Slano - SonicShadows

    Schultz - SonicShadows

    Talim - Duo_R

    Rady - TetsuyaHikari

    Miyu - SonicShadows

    Enzo - Nitro

    Keith Fact - Nitro

    Dr. Flair - ParanoiaDragon

    Narrator - ParanoiaDragon

    Dogi - Chris Adams


    ~FEMALE~

    Lillia - anonymous

    Leeza - Mizura

    Karna - Mizura

    Bami - deadlyrose7717

    Tim - ThatDasheKid

    Lair - Haushinka

    Feena - usamimi

    Torie - usamimi

    Aria - ThatDasheKid

    Mother - usamimi

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    Re: Ys IV: The Dawn of Ys English Dub Project.
    « Reply #1 on: May 03, 2012, 12:19:06 AM »
    Wasn't there another one that was already dubbed? Sounds awesome though would love to try and cast for it.
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    Re: Ys IV: The Dawn of Ys English Dub Project.
    « Reply #2 on: May 03, 2012, 12:36:37 AM »
    Wow, you really did a hell of a job on those posts at Voice Acting Alliance! You got your shit together on all of it, exactly the person that I was looking for many many moons ago, someone willing to do the organizational grunt work that such a project entails! I didn't know though that you wanted to work on this long before our elconejotres/dub kit exchange at the MagicEngine forums, so that's cool!

    Very quickly, some notes: the unreleased patch changes "Romn" to "Romun", undoing the ridiculous decision I made to sync with Falcom's "Ys VI: The Ark of Napishtim." Konami used "Romun" in their PS2 localization, so I went back and changed it, so no worries, that's what it'll be with the new patch! I never released it because I wanted to wait until the dub was completed by Justus, but that never happened, so I didn't care. So if this project succeeds, the newer patch will have some minor edits such as that one! Yeah, imagine if one of the actors had to say "Romn" instead of "Romun," it'd be pathetic. Heh. Here's a list of fixes from my work text log:

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    ** DONE List
    v100

    DONE - Plain => To Field. lowercase except for location save/load boxes.
    DONE - Flair & Lenore Ralle (from Rall) - update speech script with "Ralle" spelling (to Duece)
    DONE - Change Romn back to Romun in speech file also.
    DONE - Speak to => Talk to (Konami style)

    -Misspellings
    DONE - Jeva -> Jevah
    DONE - Pym -> Pim
    DONE - Selceta -> Celceta - Falcom/Konami style
    DONE - Sara -> Sarah
    DONE - Bammi -> Bami (was spelled both ways)
    DONE - oppurtunity -> opportunity
    DONE - swordman -> swordsman
    DONE - Romn -> Romun

    The other thing was actually something I wanted to talk to you about, but it looks like you already had the same idea. If the actor is looking at the waveform of the Japanese audio clip, he/she can use the spikes (and drops) in audio as cues on when to speak, that way, you'll get a better lip sync. Might mean they have to speed up or slow down their words at times, but if done properly, it can help reduce runaway lip movement/out of sync issues, etc. It's possible when/if you complete this, I could see about doing it myself with a waveform editor, moving sections of audio around to match the Japanese waveform and whatnot. I doubt I'll have the energy for that kind of fine tuning though, but I'd just be happy to put a whole patch together once and for all. I'll probably make a NSIS-type patch this time, like my PC patches, instead of just a crappy batch file!!! A more really awesome idea would be to integrate the TurboRip source code into a NSIS-type patch where it can ask you for the Ys IV disc, rip it to an ISO/WAV/CUE image file set, patch it all in one easy shot at the click of a button! It is a rather too ambitious idea, but if the dub turns out really good, I may be inspired to go that far, so you never know! =)
    « Last Edit: May 03, 2012, 12:56:39 AM by NightWolve »

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    Re: Ys IV: The Dawn of Ys English Dub Project.
    « Reply #3 on: May 03, 2012, 05:36:38 AM »
    :)  I think I may cry.  Glad to see this finally getting done.  If its anything like the Dracula X project, I know it will be great.

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      Re: Ys IV: The Dawn of Ys English Dub Project.
      « Reply #4 on: May 03, 2012, 09:50:53 AM »
      Wasn't there another one that was already dubbed? Sounds awesome though would love to try and cast for it.
      No there isn't. There where two other attempted dub projects but they both got cancelled. 

      I didn't know though that you wanted to work on this long before our elconejotres/dub kit exchange at the MagicEngine forums, so that's cool!
      Yeah, I started getting interested in doing the project after I found that batch file on your website, in 2010, that had all the addresses for the ADPCM. I did some stupid test inserts with my brother back then and it got me thinking " I could actually finish the dub using this". I originally started the Rondo of Blood project as practice for Ys IV, but that turned into it's own separate beast :) 

      Glad to hear that the new patch will change "Romn" to "Romun"! I remember thinking back when I first played Ys IV how the heck you even pronounce that. 
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      The other thing was actually something I wanted to talk to you about, but it looks like you already had the same idea. If the actor is looking at the waveform of the Japanese audio clip, he/she can use the spikes (and drops) in audio as cues on when to speak, that way, you'll get a better lip sync. Might mean they have to speed up or slow down their words at times, but if done properly,
      I do have a small blurb about it in the audition page. I plan on seriously talking more about it after auditions with the selected actors. I already made dub packs for each character that have all their Japanese audio organized by the scene they go by and placed txt files that has the clips translation alongside it.

      As for the patcher I was just thinking about modding the patcher I used for Rondo of Blood, but if you want to go all out then be my guest :wink: 
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      Re: Ys IV: The Dawn of Ys English Dub Project.
      « Reply #5 on: May 03, 2012, 11:12:21 AM »
      Some more quick notes:

      * The YsIVSpeech.txt in the dub kit has all the edits (Romn/Romun), so use that one if you weren't already.
      * The volume adjuster value as I mentioned in the dub kit ReadMe is a problem at 15, but I think that can wait. When you test on real NEC hardware, the clip is too loud preamp-wise so it comes out distorted. Emulators don't reveal this issue as much for some reason, so tests on real hardware to get this correct will be needed.
      * I just thought of another loose end. The Ys IV ADPCM batch files specify 15780 as the sample rate, which David Shadoff chose who made the utilities in the first place. But, he also showed me how the rate is set in PCE assembly, as is shown below, but that technically only allows for even values, so I wonder if you should do a find and replace of 15780 to 16000... I have to ask him about this again.

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      @REM Possible TG16/PCE Sample rates
      @REM  [b]2000, 3200, 4000, 6400, 8000, 16000[/b]
      @REM  _DH:  Sampling rate (range:  $00-$0E) (RATE)
      @REM  Khz = 32 / (16 - _DH)
      @REM  2000
      @REM  2133.33333333333
      @REM  2285.71428571429
      @REM  2461.53846153846
      @REM  2666.66666666667
      @REM  2909.09090909091
      @REM  3200
      @REM  3555.55555555556
      @REM  4000
      @REM  4571.42857142857
      @REM  5333.33333333333
      @REM  6400
      @REM  8000
      @REM  10666.6666666667
      @REM  16000

      Maybe ask Bonknuts/Bonknuts? If he can do a trace when an ADPCM clip is loaded and figure out what value for the sample rate is chosen, that would help... Though, if that algorithm is accurate, there can only be even values and so there's only one answer, 16000. But yeah, I think this should be settled ASAP. I kept forgetting to ask David about it, but next time I catch him on AIM I'll bring it up.

      I read that the Ys IV dub might finally come to fruition....
      Hahaha! At first I thought an ad was starting, then I realized it was a music video! That was my first laugh of the day, danke!
      « Last Edit: May 03, 2012, 04:21:14 PM by NightWolve »

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        Re: Ys IV: The Dawn of Ys English Dub Project.
        « Reply #6 on: May 03, 2012, 01:17:59 PM »
        Thanks for the heads up!
        The volume adjuster value must of been the problem I was getting when I was making that April fools patch. The problem is I don't own a legit a TG-CD. Though Wii-Mednafen is able to pick up the distortion when the clips are to loud so I'll be using that to test (I used it to test a majority of Rondo of Blood for the same problems).

        As for the sample rates I'm not really sure. I did a find and replace for 16000 on the GET batch file and the clips came out the same, only they where 2 seconds shorter. I'm guessing this is normal? Ordinarily I would ask Bonknuts (AKA tomaitheous) but the last couple of times that I've been in contact with him he seems to be pretty busy with real life and other projects, so I don't know if he can.
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          Re: Ys IV: The Dawn of Ys English Dub Project.
          « Reply #7 on: May 03, 2012, 03:11:33 PM »
          I just thought of another loose end. The Ys IV ADPCM batch files specify 15780 as the sample rate, which David Shadoff chose who made the utilities in the first place. But, he also showed me how the rate is set in PCE assembly, as is shown below, but that technically only allows for even values, so I wonder if you should do a find and replace of 15780 to 16000... I have to ask him about this again.
          Wait it just hit me! 15780 should work fine since that was the same sample rate that I used in Dracula X.
          ...or I'm I missing something?
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          Re: Ys IV: The Dawn of Ys English Dub Project.
          « Reply #8 on: May 03, 2012, 04:07:08 PM »
          Hah! I thought I had this conversation with David before!!! I did, back in Jan 11 19:54:52 2005 via MSN:

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          Sephiroth: Ok, I looked at the docs about the adpcm play routine.
          Sephiroth: According to what I found, sample rate is computed like this:
          Sephiroth: _DH:  Sampling rate (range:  $00-$0E) (RATE)
          Sephiroth: Khz = 32 / (16 - _DH)
          Dave Shadoff MSN: yeah
          Sephiroth: Going thru 00 - 0E, odd values outputted are:
          Sephiroth: Err, even values I mean:
          Sephiroth: 2000, 3200, 4000, 6400, 8000, 16000
          Sephiroth: The rest are fractional.
          Sephiroth: Below 16k is 10666.
          Sephiroth: Does that mean that our using 15872 or whatever for YsIV should've been an even 16000?
          Dave Shadoff MSN: yeah, it's not exact
          Dave Shadoff MSN: take the NTSC colorburst clock frequency
          Dave Shadoff MSN: of whatever it is - 3.579MHz or something
          Dave Shadoff MSN: and then divide by 2's (and maybe a 3
          Dave Shadoff MSN: )
          Dave Shadoff MSN: until you reach the magic numbers
          Dave Shadoff MSN: you will find that it's almost exactly 15870
          Dave Shadoff MSN: which they call 16KHz
          Sephiroth: Ooooh..
          Dave Shadoff MSN: it's all done with divide-by-2 counters
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          Dave Shadoff MSN: 3.579545 MHz
          Dave Shadoff MSN: I'll do the math now
          Dave Shadoff MSN: wait - that looks a bit weird
          Dave Shadoff MSN: um, that math doesn't quite work
          Dave Shadoff MSN: I had the math once
          Dave Shadoff MSN: but it looks bad now
          Dave Shadoff MSN: hmmm
          Dave Shadoff MSN: oh wait a sec
          Dave Shadoff MSN: there are 32 steps in a wave
          Dave Shadoff MSN: no wait - wrong sound generator
          Dave Shadoff MSN: actually, now I think I remember
          Dave Shadoff MSN: it's all coming from the video clock
          Dave Shadoff MSN: that was historically the clock generator for the whole system
          Dave Shadoff MSN: so the CPU clock was also the same clock
          Dave Shadoff MSN: the main system clock on this machine was actually 21MHz
          Dave Shadoff MSN: so, divide by 3 for the main chip
          Dave Shadoff MSN: (CPU)
          Dave Shadoff MSN: and divide by another 2 for colorsburst video
          Dave Shadoff MSN: and all other clocks descneded from those
          Dave Shadoff MSN: now, the horizontal sync frequency is 15780 or so
          Sephiroth: It's like 8000-(8000/3/2) ?
          Dave Shadoff MSN: I'm trying to remember if ADPCM is hooked into that, or something else
          Dave Shadoff MSN: I have it written down somewhere but it'll take forever to find
          Sephiroth: Well, s'alright.
          Sephiroth: Don't worry about it.
          Dave Shadoff MSN: whatever reason I was using 15780 (or was it 15870 ?)
          Sephiroth: Yeah.
          Dave Shadoff MSN: just multiply by 2 to get the "32KHz" number
          Dave Shadoff MSN: and then divide by various integers
          Sephiroth: 15780
          Dave Shadoff MSN: but seriously
          Dave Shadoff MSN: 15780 is almost the same as 160000
          Dave Shadoff MSN: er, 16000
          Dave Shadoff MSN: it's only 1.4% different
          Sephiroth: Darn.
          Sephiroth: Well, I thought it would be something easy to compute.
          Dave Shadoff MSN: I could have sworn I had the actual clock speed somewhere
          Well, that explains why I left the frequency at 15780 back then.

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          15780 should work fine since that was the same sample rate that I used in Dracula X.
          Yeah, cause of my batch files I assume, but I dunno, I still have some uncertainty... This is about the sample rate that the audio clip was actually recorded in which I would guess was an even number, no ? But because 15780 is close to 16000, we can't tell the difference audio-wise, but the clip does come out shorter as you found... Yeah, I still think we need someone with more expertise to clear this up! Just to remove all doubt.

          ccovell is active, maybe him, and I did see tomaitheous/Bonknuts active not too long ago in the #mednafen IRC channel.
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            Re: Ys IV: The Dawn of Ys English Dub Project.
            « Reply #9 on: May 03, 2012, 04:21:15 PM »
            Alright, thanks for digging up that old MSN.
            So to sum up, 15780 (16KHz) is safe to use?  


            EDIT: I just saw your edit.
            I'll try and PM tomaitheous to see if he has the time to shed some light on the situation.   
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            Re: Ys IV: The Dawn of Ys English Dub Project.
            « Reply #10 on: May 03, 2012, 04:25:08 PM »
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            So to sum up, 15780 (16KHz) is safe to use?
            Well, if we go by David's quote:
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            Dave Shadoff MSN: but seriously
            Dave Shadoff MSN: 15780 is almost the same as 160000
            Dave Shadoff MSN: er, 16000
            Dave Shadoff MSN: it's only 1.4% different
            it is... but that part reinforced my uncertainty... ;)

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              Re: Ys IV: The Dawn of Ys English Dub Project.
              « Reply #11 on: May 03, 2012, 04:29:45 PM »
              Yeah I know what your saying.
              Tom was last active on "May 01, 2012, 07:03:30 PM" here on pcenginefx.
              I'll ask if he can share his words of wisdom...
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              Re: Ys IV: The Dawn of Ys English Dub Project.
              « Reply #12 on: May 03, 2012, 05:11:23 PM »
              Well, good luck with this.

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              Re: Ys IV: The Dawn of Ys English Dub Project.
              « Reply #13 on: May 03, 2012, 06:26:01 PM »
              Sent my audition! :D
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                Re: Ys IV: The Dawn of Ys English Dub Project.
                « Reply #14 on: May 03, 2012, 10:19:02 PM »
                Thank you!
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                Re: Ys IV: The Dawn of Ys English Dub Project.
                « Reply #15 on: May 04, 2012, 01:41:04 AM »
                Something I just thought of, you mention maybe Leo having a french accent.  In the Ys world, the Romuns are litterally Ys version of the Romans, so maybe an Itallian accent would be better? :-k  And now that I think about it, I believe Ys is basically around France, so any native Esterian's should be speaking with a french accent...guess we'll have to redub Ys 1 & 2! :D
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                Re: Ys IV: The Dawn of Ys English Dub Project.
                « Reply #16 on: May 04, 2012, 02:27:07 AM »
                Ys Book I & II: Oui! Oui! Edition
                Adding PCE console specific layer on top of that, makes for an interesting challenge (no, not a reference to Ys II).

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                  Re: Ys IV: The Dawn of Ys English Dub Project.
                  « Reply #17 on: May 04, 2012, 09:03:00 AM »
                  Something I just thought of, you mention maybe Leo having a french accent.  In the Ys world, the Romuns are litterally Ys version of the Romans, so maybe an Itallian accent would be better?
                  Duh, I should of thought of that. Leo is even an Italian name.
                  I've added it to the VAA page. Though I'm still up for any kind of accent as long as it sounds good and fitting. 
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                  Re: Ys IV: The Dawn of Ys English Dub Project.
                  « Reply #18 on: May 04, 2012, 11:39:23 AM »
                  I'll try and PM tomaitheous to see if he has the time to shed some light on the situation.    
                  I'm out of town at the moment, but I'll be back home this weekend. I can trace the pin of the 5205 ADPCM chip to see what clock signal is driving it. I don't remember off hand and Charles MacDonald's doc doesn't give any specifics about it. I also don't have the source code to mednafen with me to look at (I'm sure the emulator has the exact rate other wise audio would slowly get out of sync in HuVideo stuffs).

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                  Re: Ys IV: The Dawn of Ys English Dub Project.
                  « Reply #19 on: May 04, 2012, 12:25:25 PM »
                  It'sa me, Mario Leo!
                  Nooooo! If that happens, I will withdraw my support of the project... Hehe.

                  I'm out of town at the moment, but I'll be back home this weekend. I can trace the pin of the 5205 ADPCM chip to see what clock signal is driving it. I don't remember off hand and Charles MacDonald's doc doesn't give any specifics about it. I also don't have the source code to mednafen with me to look at (I'm sure the emulator has the exact rate other wise audio would slowly get out of sync in HuVideo stuffs).
                  Excellent! Thanks! It'd be good to clear this up, and not just for this, for other dubbing projects as well (although it's a very minor difference in value, you do want precision). Shadoff's judgement is excellent, but a 2nd opinion won't hurt and maybe you'll likely just wind up verifying what he used. Oh, I'll see if Charles is hanging around on IRC and raise the issue. I met him a few weeks ago, pretty cool guy.



                  EDIT: I got a response from Charles and it looks like we will need to change that sample rate! He pointed me to a document that he wrote long ago that's only available through a wayback internet archive so I uploaded it to my site, and linked it below. I highlighted the table row in question:

                  http://www.ysutopia.net/special/MSM5205.htm#MSM5205_timing

                  The value would have to be somewhere around 16,043.75 Hz! We are gonna need some changes made to the batch files after all! It appears the info I ran into back in '05 (Khz = 32 / (16 - _DH)) about a divider and only 16 possible sample rates was on to something. Problem is Shadoff's ADPCM tools don't handle decimal points and a possible audio tool that developers used at the time (SOX) doesn't either! Which brings us to that:

                  http://sox.sourceforge.net

                  Charles says the ADPCM format of the Oki MSM5205, which is what NEC gaming systems were using, is identical to the Intel/Dialogic VOX format which this 'Sound eXchange' utility ('sox') supports! Meaning, the ADPCM tools that Shadoff made may not have been necessary! I downloaded SOX and am currently reading the documentation on its use. Example:

                  ; Convert WAV file to 32 KHz ADPCM data
                  sox music.wav -r 32000 music.vox

                  Thinking about it some more, if developers couldn't use a decimal point when encoding to ADPCM format, then this raw 16,043.75 Hz can't be the value that was used! I would have to assume that at the commandline, they ran, "sox music.wav -r 16000 music.vox" or "sox music.wav -r 16044 music.vox" perhaps ???

                  Well, we still need your help, Bonknuts!! I'm glad I never forget about this issue, I thought that there still might be a minor problem here.
                  « Last Edit: May 04, 2012, 09:50:42 PM by NightWolve »

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                    Re: Ys IV: The Dawn of Ys English Dub Project.
                    « Reply #20 on: May 04, 2012, 09:43:21 PM »
                    Oh gosh, the plot thickens :?
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                      Re: Ys IV: The Dawn of Ys English Dub Project.
                      « Reply #21 on: May 06, 2012, 09:17:59 PM »
                      Quick note!
                      I just added a "Length" section to every characters description on the VAA page that says the amount of minuets/seconds of spoken dialogue that character has. This should help you to get an idea on how much time commitment each role will have. Some of you might be surprised on how short most of the roles really are :)
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                        Re: Ys IV: The Dawn of Ys English Dub Project.
                        « Reply #22 on: May 07, 2012, 12:06:16 PM »
                        I might look into auditioning, going through some life stuff right now (moving) but I'll send you something if I can. I have professional gear I can use.
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                          Re: Ys IV: The Dawn of Ys English Dub Project.
                          « Reply #23 on: May 07, 2012, 01:08:43 PM »
                          I have professional gear I can use.
                          That's good!
                          That alone gives you good chances of getting some kind of part!
                          Though it goes with out saying that acting quality still counts.
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                            Re: Ys IV: The Dawn of Ys English Dub Project.
                            « Reply #24 on: May 09, 2012, 09:11:44 PM »
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                            I've decided to leave out the timing requirements for auditions, since this is just to get a feel for the voice and for me to get an idea of your acting abilities.

                            Now with that being said I would like to make relevant that I'm still in dire need of auditions! More specifically in the female department.
                            There is literally zero competition for anyone of the female roles.

                            Most of the roles are not that long either. With the longest being ~7.7 mins (Leeza).
                            If you think this project sounds interesting please try to audition or inform someone who you think might be interested. I would greatly appreciate it.
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                            Re: Ys IV: The Dawn of Ys English Dub Project.
                            « Reply #25 on: May 10, 2012, 01:07:24 AM »
                            Well, you can knock down the Bami role if need be, since you techinically have all her lines, but I don't know if I like the way it sounds(& I believe you expressed similar sentiments).  I guess you could consider it a last ditch if no one pegs the Bami role.

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                              Re: Ys IV: The Dawn of Ys English Dub Project.
                              « Reply #26 on: May 10, 2012, 09:36:23 AM »
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                              but I don't know if I like the way it sounds(& I believe you expressed similar sentiments).
                              I'm considering Bami as a fully recorded audition for now. My plan B, so to speak.
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                              Re: Ys IV: The Dawn of Ys English Dub Project.
                              « Reply #27 on: May 10, 2012, 02:49:41 PM »
                              My little sister is wanting to try out for Leeza, so you might get an audition from her at some point.
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                                Re: Ys IV: The Dawn of Ys English Dub Project.
                                « Reply #28 on: May 10, 2012, 03:01:08 PM »
                                This is pretty awesome for someone who is getting into Y's. So far i have played books I & II on the tg-16, and i loved them. I just picked up Y's 3. I want to play all these versions before i play the PSP ones. So this is great. Best of luck to you

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                                  Re: Ys IV: The Dawn of Ys English Dub Project.
                                  « Reply #29 on: May 15, 2012, 04:00:50 PM »
                                  Quick Note For Anyone Interested in Auditioning!
                                  Auditions end in 2 weeks and 2 days!

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                                  Re: Ys IV: The Dawn of Ys English Dub Project.
                                  « Reply #30 on: May 16, 2012, 03:19:01 PM »
                                  How are the auditions coming along? I just borrowed a mic from my friend, but not really sure of its quality. Guess I might try out if you're still in need of male voices.

                                  This is a wonderful project, regardless, and I'm really looking to playing through Ys4 again, this time totally in english ;)

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                                    Re: Ys IV: The Dawn of Ys English Dub Project.
                                    « Reply #31 on: May 16, 2012, 04:40:51 PM »
                                    Auditions are going well. I've actually received some pretty impressive auditions so far! Though only seven people have actually sent in auditions…
                                    As you might imagine I'm always in need of new auditions! There’s still a large sum of male roles that no one’s auditioned for yet, so please don't feel threatened to try out.

                                    If I can't fill up the entire cast before June first I'll probably host a second audition for the left over characters. 
                                    « Last Edit: May 16, 2012, 04:43:04 PM by Burnt Lasagna »
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                                    Re: Ys IV: The Dawn of Ys English Dub Project.
                                    « Reply #32 on: May 16, 2012, 05:49:07 PM »
                                    I'll send one when I get everything set up... looks like it'll be a few more days. Oh, and if you have female roles to fill, I have a female. :D lol

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                                      Re: Ys IV: The Dawn of Ys English Dub Project.
                                      « Reply #33 on: May 16, 2012, 08:19:42 PM »
                                      Oh, and if you have female roles to fill, I have a female. :D lol
                                      Yup, there are plenty of roles ready to be filled :)

                                      I'm pretty sure I'd be great for a couple voices, but I don't really have anything but cheap crap around to record myself with, so it doesn't really matter.
                                      If your interested in getting a relatively cheap high quality mic, suitable for voice acting, then may I recommend the Snowball mic. 
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                                      Re: Ys IV: The Dawn of Ys English Dub Project.
                                      « Reply #34 on: May 16, 2012, 10:58:57 PM »
                                      I'm afraid I don't have $80 ATM to spend to volunteer my efforts to an unpaid project, but I do wish you well in this project nonetheless.
                                      But, but, you'd be apart of history... ;)

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                                        Re: Ys IV: The Dawn of Ys English Dub Project.
                                        « Reply #35 on: May 17, 2012, 09:33:11 AM »
                                        I'm afraid I don't have $80 ATM to spend to volunteer my efforts to an unpaid project,
                                        http://youtu.be/umDr0mPuyQc

                                        But, but, you'd be apart of history... ;)
                                        George Washington is already on board :wink:
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                                          Re: Ys IV: The Dawn of Ys English Dub Project.
                                          « Reply #36 on: May 17, 2012, 02:33:03 PM »
                                          YEah, in that picture he looks kinda bored  ; )
                                          Ha, got to love those Homonyms...but sadly spell check doesn't... :roll:

                                          Hey, as long as the library's microphone is good quality and your able to borrow it for long enough then it doesn't really matter.   
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                                            Re: Ys IV: The Dawn of Ys English Dub Project.
                                            « Reply #37 on: May 24, 2012, 10:30:09 AM »
                                            1 more week left in auditions!

                                            I've noticed allot of the auditions that have been sent so far have been for only a select number of characters. At the moment there is a big competition for most of the main roles, so I thought I would list some of the less auditioned for parts. Most of which no one has auditioned for yet, so there's literally zero competition for most of these parts.

                                            MALE ROLES


                                            Grandfather Jeff
                                            Arem
                                            Goban
                                            Ramess
                                            Eldeel


                                            FEMALE ROLES


                                            Bami
                                            Tim
                                            Aria

                                            For anyone else that want's to audition please consider some of these more minor roles. It would be much appreciated!

                                            Thank you.
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                                              Re: Ys IV: The Dawn of Ys English Dub Project.
                                              « Reply #38 on: May 30, 2012, 10:53:18 AM »
                                              (Mirror from my post on VAA)
                                              WARNING! 2 days Left in Auditions!

                                              After evaluating all of my auditions and making a preliminary casting sheet I realized that I don't have suitable actors for the following people...

                                              ~Male~
                                              Talim
                                              Rady

                                              ~Female~
                                              Bami


                                              If anyone wants to make a last minute audition please do it for the following roles!
                                              Thank you.
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                                              Re: Ys IV: The Dawn of Ys English Dub Project.
                                              « Reply #39 on: May 30, 2012, 11:43:46 AM »
                                              I'll send you an audition for the two remaining male roles tomorrow... I don't know if there's enough time, but I might have someone to do Bami for you too.

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                                                Re: Ys IV: The Dawn of Ys English Dub Project.
                                                « Reply #40 on: May 30, 2012, 01:12:00 PM »
                                                I'll send you an audition for the two remaining male roles tomorrow... I don't know if there's enough time, but I might have someone to do Bami for you too.
                                                That's great! Make sure you mask your voice well between the two characters. Since they both talk in the same scene at the end of the game.
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                                                Re: Ys IV: The Dawn of Ys English Dub Project.
                                                « Reply #41 on: May 30, 2012, 01:53:25 PM »
                                                Are you going to apply vocal effects of any kind? Or is that kind of thing to be done by the actors? I would imagine spirits would have some kind of effects applied.

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                                                  Re: Ys IV: The Dawn of Ys English Dub Project.
                                                  « Reply #42 on: May 30, 2012, 02:00:31 PM »
                                                  All effects to the audio are going to be done by me.
                                                  Now with that being said I am going to be adding some slight effects to the 5 disciples clips, but nothing voice changing.   
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                                                  Re: Ys IV: The Dawn of Ys English Dub Project.
                                                  « Reply #43 on: June 01, 2012, 02:41:03 AM »
                                                  auditions emailed!
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                                                    Re: Ys IV: The Dawn of Ys English Dub Project.
                                                    « Reply #44 on: June 01, 2012, 10:45:48 AM »
                                                    Thank you last minute hero! :D

                                                    Auditions have ended! I'll be posting a cast sheet soon (The project is fully cast)!
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                                                    Re: Ys IV: The Dawn of Ys English Dub Project.
                                                    « Reply #45 on: June 01, 2012, 12:10:09 PM »
                                                    This shit is going to be awesome.  


                                                    Too bad you can't get NightWolve to have some sarcastic kinda saying for the first warning audio.  lol.  That would be funny.  Or is it not too late? 

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                                                      Re: Ys IV: The Dawn of Ys English Dub Project.
                                                      « Reply #46 on: June 01, 2012, 02:29:22 PM »
                                                      Too bad you can't get NightWolve to have some sarcastic kinda saying for the first warning audio.  lol.  That would be funny.  Or is it not too late? 
                                                      Ha, no it wouldn't be to late :wink: Though it's up NightWolve if he would want to do something like that.

                                                      Casting sheet is here!
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                                                      ~MALE~

                                                      Eldeel - Michael Hillard

                                                      Lefance - SkyeWelse

                                                      Garuda - Lawrence Simpson

                                                      Grandfather Jeff - Michael Hillard

                                                      Leo - ArugulaZ

                                                      Duren - SonicShadows

                                                      Arem - DanteWahou

                                                      Goban Tovah - DanteWahou

                                                      Gadis - ArugulaZ

                                                      Lemnos - ArugulaZ

                                                      Ramess - TetsuyaHikari

                                                      Slano - SonicShadows

                                                      Schultz - SonicShadows

                                                      Talim - Duo_R

                                                      Rady - TetsuyaHikari

                                                      Miyu - SonicShadows

                                                      Enzo - teamnibu_nitro

                                                      Keith Fact - teamnibu_nitro

                                                      Dr. Flair - ParanoiaDragon

                                                      Narrator - ParanoiaDragon

                                                      Dogi - anonymous


                                                      ~FEMALE~

                                                      Lillia - anonymous

                                                      Leeza - Mizura

                                                      Karna - Mizura

                                                      Bami - deadlyrose7717

                                                      Tim - ThatDasheKid

                                                      Lair - Haushinka

                                                      Feena - usamimi

                                                      Torie - usamimi

                                                      Aria - ThatDasheKid

                                                      Mother - usamimi
                                                      I'm actually really happy with the voice talent I was able to get! :D
                                                      If all things go smoothly and no actors jump off the boat then I'm tempted to say this dub will sound like a good Working Designs dub.
                                                      Though I'm sure some people will reacted to that differently then others, so I'll just say it's shaping up to sound like a good 90's dub. 
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                                                      Re: Ys IV: The Dawn of Ys English Dub Project.
                                                      « Reply #47 on: June 01, 2012, 08:53:52 PM »
                                                      Bah, I neglected converting the Dub Kit to use SOX, a better ADPCM program than what was originally used. I should've had that finished by now, lemme see if I can do it today!! I didn't expect BL to make such progress! Oh BL, just change everything to 16000 by the time I get you the new stuff.

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                                                      Re: Ys IV: The Dawn of Ys English Dub Project.
                                                      « Reply #48 on: June 02, 2012, 12:24:06 AM »
                                                      This is exciting news, another milestone set in Ys IV translation history!
                                                      Adding PCE console specific layer on top of that, makes for an interesting challenge (no, not a reference to Ys II).

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                                                      Re: Ys IV: The Dawn of Ys English Dub Project.
                                                      « Reply #49 on: June 02, 2012, 02:10:30 AM »
                                                      I didn't get the chance to send in an audition... oh well, next time.