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12-13-2011 @ 1:09PM
"Quest text is out, and quest voiceovers are in."is there an option to show chat text for those of us who are hearing-impaired?
12-13-2011 @ 1:13PM
There is still text, IE subtitles don't worry.
12-13-2011 @ 1:21PM
thanks for the reply, I was curious cuz I hadn't seen any in videos nor screenshots.
Yep. And just like previous BioWare games, once you have the subtitles turned on, you can skip to the next page of dialogue by way of spacebar.Not something I'm likely to do the first time or three through, but when you're dealing with the questy bits of a flashpoint or daily quest for the nth time...
12-13-2011 @ 1:22PM
Yes, you can turn on subtitles for all dialog.
12-13-2011 @ 1:23PM
There's an option for subtitles in the preferences. It took me a while to find (got too used to reading what NPCs say in my chat windows and seeing what was being said from the old KotOR games), but it's there :)
12-13-2011 @ 1:29PM
/agree. Unless I'm listening with headphones in a quiet room, I probably won't fully understand what the NPC said. It would be very hard for me to follow a story like WoW's without some combination of text bubbles, subtitles, or chat logs.
12-13-2011 @ 1:35PM
I found I was forced to turn subtitles or wear headphones as the wife doesn't want to hear everything going on in my game, and being hard of hearing I had to have the sound way up to hear. I don't like wearing headphones when the wife is home because I play in the living room and I like to be able to still talk with the wife/interact with people in the house.
12-13-2011 @ 1:46PM
Ya they have subtitles on all the quest voice overs. I normally listen to music or talk with my boyfriend over skype while playing games so I put on text subtitles often so I can pay more attention to him over the voice overs - and was happy to discover SWTOR has full subtitles for everything.
12-13-2011 @ 3:24PM
My only problem with all of the dialogue is that it makes talking on vent while questing difficult. I had to restart a few quests during the beta because of guild mates asking me how I was liking the beta. Maybe SW has a dialogue transcript tool (I think Mass Effect did) but if so, using it is far from intuitive.
12-13-2011 @ 4:16PM
"There is still text, IE subtitles don't worry."I don't like Internet Explorer... can I have Firefox subtitles?/flees the mob
12-13-2011 @ 6:30PM
Thanks for asking that question. I'm deaf and I was worried about that, not that I was going to try SW:ToR anyway, but I didn't want text being forgotten.
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