Voice Your Thoughts With DnD Online

Posted Wed, Dec 21, 2005 by LadySirse

Voice Chat- so you can hear all the garbage everybody else is dying to tell
Worthplaying has
let everyone know that Dungeons and Dragons Online: Stormreach will feature
Voice Chat. This makes DnD the first MMORPG to have integrated voice chat.

Dungeons & Dragons Online: Stormreach will be the first massively multiplayer
online role-playing game to offer integrated voice chat. Unlike previous MMORPGs,
voice chat in Dungeons & Dragons Online: Stormreach will not require players
to use their own system resources and bandwidth to host a chat server or run
third party chat programs while they play the game.
We've all been there. You're in an epic battle, spells flying left and right,
swords clashing, and monsters roaring. In the chaos of battle you suddenly
realize your hit points are low and start to type, "I need a heal!"
Just as you are about to hit enter... you die. Argh! If only we could all
type at 100 words-per-minute! Well, now you don't have to.
Dungeons & Dragons Online: Stormreach voice chat is fully integrated
and customizable right in the game client. Voice chat only works between those
in the same party so players won't be bothered by hearing too many conversations
at once.
With voice chat, a rogue can quickly alert his party when he sees a trap
before that foolhardy Dwarf charges into it, and Clerics can concentrate on
the battle without fear of missing heal requests in the chat window. Integrating
an easy to use voice chat system allows players to react swiftly and discuss
strategies when dealing with Eberron's many trials, in much the same way as
when sitting at the gaming table playing the pen-and-paper game.

I can see how this would help take away typing as long as there isn't a bunch
of adults bashing kids like there always is.

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