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What's with the wolf?

Discussion in 'Civ3 - General Discussions' started by hanoi, May 19, 2002.

  1. hanoi

    hanoi Chieftain

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    Ok, this is getting picky. But why do you always get sound effects like the lone wolf cries and bird chirps etc.? Even when you're looking at a built-up civ with millions of people from the equivalent of a low-flying plane altitude? You probably shouldn't hear anything, but if you did it should be city-bustle type noises. I laugh in the late game when I'm moving these high-tech units between huge cities and I'm hearing this "aroooo" wolf howl deal.

    Told you it was picky. But at least it's not the "too much corruption/war weariness" thing again. Even though I do think there's too much corruption and war weariness. ;)
     
  2. Kefka

    Kefka Your local Schizophrenic

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    wolf? Wolf? WOLF?
    Iv'e never noticed any wolfs? when were, BIRDS!
    were can I hear this wolf!.......... hmmm a wolf unit :enlighten mabey they could be barbarians ;)
    but really I must not be paying much attention to the sound effects :lol:
     
  3. WarlordMatt

    WarlordMatt Emperor

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    I dunno why they added the wolf; I hear it too. I guess it's just a secondary sound effect.
     
  4. Alexnm

    Alexnm King

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    I think that the wolf and the birds were supposed to give an ambience to the game during the Ancient Age. Both were successful, but I also think it is strange to hear them when you are in the Modern Age with cities surrounded by polluted squares...
     
  5. dojoboy

    dojoboy Tsalagi

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    Hey, speak for yourself! :)

    I love the wolf and birds. My four year-old son loves hearing the units' victory cries. I wouldn't mind having a sound track.
     
  6. Thunderfall

    Thunderfall Administrator Administrator Moderator

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    Those lone wolf cries are from Vikings special unit. :D

     
  7. WarlordMatt

    WarlordMatt Emperor

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    Actually, I think that's the Spanish Conquistador in that screen.
     
  8. Thunderfall

    Thunderfall Administrator Administrator Moderator

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    yup, you're right. It's a Conquistador. :) I was thinking about dog sled in Alaska, and Vikings happened to live in cold places. :D
     
  9. philippe

    philippe FYI, I chase trains.

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    so i like the wolf but it would be fun if you find a "wolf unit" and if you find the sound irritating kill the wolf.(but i would never kill it;) )
     
  10. MrBiggBoy

    MrBiggBoy High Admiral

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    aha... maybe its a futuristic clone wolf, spawned from the evil caves of the enemy to haunt your modern armor and inspire fear in your labourers eyes. maybe not.
     
  11. [BaRoN_SaMeDi]

    [BaRoN_SaMeDi] Chieftain

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    i never play with sounds
    i prefer hear somes mp3 while playing
     
  12. Tassadar

    Tassadar Master

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    Each time i play this game at 3:00AM my dog start barking when it ear wooooooo
     
  13. Strider

    Strider In Retrospect

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    Every tim I play the game my cat lays on my keyboard :)
     
  14. alpha wolf 64

    alpha wolf 64 Byte me

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    yes, my plan to conquer the world is working. A little howling will drive the humans crazy then I can eat them :) yumyum, humans taste like......CHICKEN
     
  15. Sabotage

    Sabotage Wehrmacht Commandant

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    "humans taste like......CHICKEN"

    You play Tribes 2 aswell? :)

    I guess the howling sounds you hear in modern ages are probably the dogs living in your cities. My dog always howls when he hears a police siren, and with crime the way it is in the big cities.....
     
  16. Alexnm

    Alexnm King

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    This is not The Sims, you know... :lol:
     
  17. Dralix

    Dralix Killer of threads

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    Maybe the ambience adding sound effects could change throughout the ages. In the modern age you could hear police sirens, random gunfire, and traffic noises.
     
  18. Trinity

    Trinity Brains, Beauty & st b*tch

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    Spanish conquistador? Why does he have a German Shepherd? The breed didn't exist until around 1905 and didn't get the black saddle and muzzle exclusively until the 1930s. And the ears back and head position shows fear. Obviously not of good temperament. I'm just nitpicking, but shouldn't that go with the German infantry?
     
  19. Dinorius R.

    Dinorius R. Somnambulist

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    ...oh, so that wolf is in the game is it? I always thought it was coming from outside my window (at 3am).
     
  20. Grey Fox

    Grey Fox Master of Points

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    I like those sounds, and why can't there be wolfs/dogs in the modern age?
     

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