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    Pandaren Monk Velshin's Avatar
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    Lei Shen voice audio



    Hey everyone, is it me or his voice and accent seems more of a Troll race instead of a mogu?

    Discuss please.

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    Kinda disappointed if I am honest, wanted him to sound somewhat more epic.. Does sound like a bit of a Troll race voice though, added with a little chinese accent or something.. I dunno >.>
    Last edited by Relis; 2013-01-26 at 10:46 PM.

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    Me and my brother argued this today. Sounds like a Pandaren with a megaphone, I'm almost expecting the Scooby-Doo guys to come and tear a mask off, only to reveal Zhi the Harmonous or something. Very dissapointed, as it takes A LOT away from Lei Shen's badassness factor.

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    "Oooh, great regacy of our peoper."

    Be more stereotypically Chinese-y, Blizzard.

    A little over the top cheesy, but all of the mogu have sounded like that. So I guess it fits with their ultimate ruler.

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    It doesn't sound any cheesier than the majority of the bosses we've got in WoW. At least the borderline-offensive accent is fun!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Golden Yak View Post
    "Oooh, great regacy of our peoper."

    Be more stereotypically Chinese-y, Blizzard.

    A little over the top cheesy, but all of the mogu have sounded like that. So I guess it fits with their ultimate ruler.

    I disagree to be honest not all the Mogu are like that.. check this.



    This is the Mogu accent for me.
    Last edited by Velshin; 2013-01-26 at 10:58 PM.

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    Take a stereotypical chinese voice and try to make it sound 'serious' and you will have my smile before he stops laughing.

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    Yeah, not deep enough.

    I like that he brags about slaying gods though, you kinda get the vibe that he probably DID kill a few in his heyday, not unlike the players.
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    Lol he almost comes across as having a Russian accent or something. He sounds more hilarious than he does epic

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    Quote Originally Posted by Velshin View Post
    This is the Mogu accent for me.
    Lei Shen's not quite as deep and more echo-y. No difference in terms of accent, far as I can hear.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Darillyn View Post
    Lol he almost comes across as having a Russian accent or something.
    This is exactly what it sounded like to me too, wow Blizz wow.

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    Sounds like a Khan to me. Isn't that what they were going for? Mogu/Mongol. Yaungol/Mongol. They sure have a lot of Mongols in Pandaria..
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    Has the same voice as the asians in south park....

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    Fuck yeah. Sounds awesome!
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    I like his ''Echo'' effect a lot.

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    Well, the Mogu are certainly a one-dimensional, big-bad race right down to their king, but I do love the stereotypical Asian accent.
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    could have been more sinister. I expected to find his voice intimidating, but.. not so much.

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    Well I don't know what you guys were expecting really, I'm with Traask thinking it could be a tad more frightening but I'm quite satisfied. The inspiration for The Mogu is clearly taken from imperial Japan, a fitting antagonist for an expansion with a very asian twist. So surprise surprise they sound like scary Japanese guys and yes that means R's instead of L's in some places, a stereotype that is easily recognised and thus makes the connection Blizzard wanted the audience to make with the inspiration for these guys.

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    If he spoke more clear and faster he would be more desicive like he should be.

    Accent is cool though
    Last edited by Korgesh; 2013-01-27 at 02:40 AM.

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    Sounds like Zangief on PCP.

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