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Trinoko
13th Feb 2014, 16:35
Don't expect a well thought out topic here. I am simply wondering if there will be an option to yell the phrase in the title. Possibly have it so if you land the killing blow you might say it every so often? A taunt maybe? This is a bit of a stretch, but maybe have a victory or loss text replaced with Vae Victis? It just seems like it would be a shame not to include it in some way since this is a LoK game in a way.

lucinvampire
14th Feb 2014, 09:41
That'd be awesome and amusing...but which of the vamps would say it or would they all????

Even though it's not really what you're looking for - maybe take a look at this thread http://forums.eu.square-enix.com/showthread.php?t=9483&highlight=VOIP
...so the posibility to DIY is there :D

Trinoko
14th Feb 2014, 13:05
Ah, in my mind I imagined it that each character could say it in some respect. Like the deceiver might say it in a demented way or the reaver in a more... dignified manner. Humans too. I did consider the idea of maybe the could shout it and execute a vampire with a stake like the vamps execute humans, but then I thought "why would they?" since they would not get a health back!... Maybe an ammo restore or the like.

Obisher
14th Feb 2014, 16:07
How about some short cinematic after the match? Something similar to Tekken or Mortal Kombat, for example. So if the vampires win, the best vampire on the team is killing the last human, while the other vamps are standing in the background. He executes the human in some gruesome way and says: "Vae Victis!" Or something different. Even the english translation "Woe to the conquered" sounds awesome :)

This is just one of the options. There can be a lot of different cinematics with various executions.

Trinoko
14th Feb 2014, 17:13
How about some short cinematic after the match? Something similar to Tekken or Mortal Kombat, for example. So if the vampires win, the best vampire on the team is killing the last human, while the other vamps are standing in the background. He executes the human in some gruesome way and says: "Vae Victis!" Or something different. Even the english translation "Woe to the conquered" sounds awesome :)

This is just one of the options. There can be a lot of different cinematics with various executions.

I LOVE this idea! Seriously, it sounds pretty badass regardless!

YourWaywardDestiny
16th Feb 2014, 08:11
I'll be shouting it at the screen either way, so even if it isn't included, know that somewhere out there, someone is sending their "Vae Victis" vibes through. ;P

faeral
16th Feb 2014, 10:17
How about some short cinematic after the match? Something similar to Tekken or Mortal Kombat, for example. So if the vampires win, the best vampire on the team is killing the last human, while the other vamps are standing in the background. He executes the human in some gruesome way and says: "Vae Victis!" Or something different. Even the english translation "Woe to the conquered" sounds awesome :)

This is just one of the options. There can be a lot of different cinematics with various executions.

Yep, from watching the gameplay, I find the end of the rounds to be anticlimactic, it just kind of ends abruptly. Killcam cinematic is a good option to add some drama.

A nod must also go to Titanfall, with their sudden death post-game fight ( kill the losing team before they escape ).

Another idea could be to slow down the winning team's animations by 25% & the losing team's animations by 75%, while giving the winning team a few extra seconds to butcher the other side. So it would seem like a slow motion finish, but the winning team would appear supernaturally capable by comparison. Something like this is probably very hard to code, I have no idea.

Bazielim
17th Feb 2014, 01:40
That'd be awesome and amusing...but which of the vamps would say it or would they all????

Even though it's not really what you're looking for - maybe take a look at this thread http://forums.eu.square-enix.com/showthread.php?t=9483&highlight=VOIP
...so the posibility to DIY is there :D
http://images.wikia.com/legacyofkain/images/b/b7/BO1-Sound-VAE.ogg
:D Yeah watch out if mic support ever comes in, I'm gonna have probs not spamming LoK soundbytes ;)
- you could even have several variants on that one in particular

Sluagh
18th Feb 2014, 00:44
The humans could say "FAAAAAAAAANGGS for the memories." No. I am not sure about Vae Victis Maybe whatever the latin is for "Revenge for the conquered" or something? And why do they speak Latin in Nosgoth...and English and er...bits of German? They should go for Esperanto to avoid confusion.

Monkeythumbz
18th Feb 2014, 12:29
I am not sure about Vae Victis Maybe whatever the latin is for "Revenge for the conquered" or something? And why do they speak Latin in Nosgoth...and English and er...bits of German?

It's not Latin, it's "Ancient Tongue (http://legacyofkain.wikia.com/wiki/Ancient_tongue)". Any similarities to Latin are purely coincidental ;)

Sanguise23
18th Feb 2014, 18:56
It's not Latin, it's "Ancient Tongue (http://legacyofkain.wikia.com/wiki/Ancient_tongue)". Any similarities to Latin are purely coincidental ;)
HAHAHA

Sluagh
18th Feb 2014, 21:09
It's not Latin, it's "Ancient Tongue (http://legacyofkain.wikia.com/wiki/Ancient_tongue)". Any similarities to Latin are purely coincidental ;)

Well at least it's not "dead tongue," that would just sound horribilis.

Inrezairo
18th Feb 2014, 23:15
It's not Latin, it's "Ancient Tongue (http://legacyofkain.wikia.com/wiki/Ancient_tongue)". Any similarities to Latin are purely coincidental ;)

LOL

Just the same as Nosgoths Bloodscript in BO1 is in no way related to Viking runes ;-)

http://legacyofkain.wikia.com/wiki/File:BO1-Render-Miscellaneous-BloodScript.png]Piccy (http://legacyofkain.wikia.com/wiki/File:BO1-Render-Miscellaneous-BloodScript.png)

http://www.lovepotionperfume.com/site_media_files/images/articles/RUNIC-ALPHABET.jpg]Piccy (http://www.lovepotionperfume.com/site_media_files/images/articles/RUNIC-ALPHABET.jpg)

Never seen since BO1 though which is a shame :-(

But yes Vae Victus is an ongoing tradition that would be nice to hear again.

Lomonop
19th Feb 2014, 11:24
Never seen since BO1 though which is a shame :-(
You should pay more attention ;). It is also present in SR2 and Defiance.
Edit: http://legacyofkain.wikia.com/wiki/Blood_script

Inrezairo
19th Feb 2014, 23:37
You should pay more attention ;). It is also present in SR2 and Defiance.

Ack you are right! I completely forgot about the writing in Kain's tomb in Defiance! But can't remember where it was in SR2, guess I'll just have to play through again ;-)

Thanks Lomonop

Lomonop
20th Feb 2014, 12:33
You're welcome. If you still can't find it in your next play through: the occurrence of the runes in SR2 is mentioned in the article I linked to as well.