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4-21-2010 @ 3:04PM
Are worgen going to have a British Accent?IF NOT WHY NOT
4-21-2010 @ 3:14PM
They won't because they use Gothic (as in not Victorian) architecture and even their race sounds Germanic. Ergo burly German voice FTW
4-21-2010 @ 3:35PM
/signedBritish accents would rock.
4-21-2010 @ 4:01PM
I think you mean English. British could mean either Scottish, Welsh, Irish or English =P
4-21-2010 @ 3:46PM
Except that Gothic Architecture was eventually common throughout all of Western Europe. Also, the Draenei already have eastern European accents. Plus the appearance they're giving Gilneas is more akin to Sweeney Todd than The Brother's Grimm (the movie not the authors).
4-21-2010 @ 3:48PM
Turpster gets my vote for ALL of the worgen voices. It might even convince me to turn my sound on
4-21-2010 @ 3:54PM
I'd say Romanian if the Draenei weren't already Russian.
4-21-2010 @ 3:57PM
Gothic architecture is actually French. I'm sure there's an "American Werewolves in Paris" joke here somewhere.
I say give the worgens vampire accents to mess with twilight fans heads.
4-21-2010 @ 3:59PM
They're wolves. I imagine they're going to growl and snarl.I keep imagining Genn Greymane having a voice that's a bit of a cross between Rexxar and Carine Bloodhoof in WC3.
4-21-2010 @ 4:00PM
@ Darkleeroy I fail to see how Draenei having an Eastern European accent is any more relevant to Worgen getting Germanic accents than Humans having an American accent is to Worgen getting British accents. See Germany can be classified as Northern or Western European, it cannot however be considered Eastern European. The accents are extremely different especially the kind I am thinking of, the typically heavy on consonants and extremely cacophonousAlso while it may be true that Gothic architecture spread through most of Europe on the British Isles it was blended into Victorian style. Also Gilneas is rather the point-of-origin of this architecture, once more Germanic.
4-21-2010 @ 4:04PM
You think Russian? I was thinking more Latvi-eston-bania-roation. With some Balki Bartokomous thrown in.
4-21-2010 @ 4:11PM
ever roll a dranie guess what they sound like
4-21-2010 @ 5:11PM
Draenei are not Russian they're Indian (from India)it's obvious: Elephants, the Tunak Tunak Tun Dance, Bellydancing females...
4-21-2010 @ 5:18PM
No, Draenei are modelled after Ashkenazi Jews (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ashkenazi_Jews): they consider themselves a Chosen People, they have fled the Holocaust of their race in a ship, and some Draenei NPCs even have names from the Old Testament (Ezekiel, for example).
4-21-2010 @ 5:42PM
"I think you mean English. British could mean either Scottish, Welsh, Irish or English =P"You should try calling someone who's Irish or Scottish British and see what happens
4-21-2010 @ 5:50PM
@faerillis the gothic period of art centered around 1100-1500 a.d., victorian didn't come about till the reign of queen victoria, in the mid 1800s. english gothic started a few years after the french, just like most of the rest of europe, but not so late as to mix with victorian. salisbury cathedral is one of the primary examples of gothic architecture in europe, alongside chartres and notre dame de paris. it may be that you are thinking of the gothic revival period that was and is still rather popular
4-21-2010 @ 6:31PM
No offense to those comparing architecture, but I'm sure the floating crystals of the Draenei did not hint of their accent.I've always considered German to be more of a gruff (in a postive way) language than most European languages. It would also be a fitting accent.
4-21-2010 @ 7:13PM
Seeing as Lorderoneans had generic NA accents, and Stormwinders have generic NA accents, and indeed, from the voices on many BElf NPCs they have generic NA accents too, it'll probably be the same with Gilneas. Really the only groups native to the Eastern Kingdoms that don't have that generic NA accent are the Dwarves, Trolls, Kobolds, and Gnolls, and I'm not even sure about the second two.
4-21-2010 @ 8:32PM
"No, Draenei are modelled after Ashkenazi Jews"mind = blown
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