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Bard Songs

Post  DM Drachen on Wed May 30, 2012 6:46 pm

So, my suggestion... Let bards be able to save their own custom songs! I've noticed when playing a bard, there are pre-scripted songs.. It would be really cool if we could have our own custom songs saved so we can play them just like the pre-scripted every now and then. If thats possible.
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Re: Bard Songs

Post  Orinai on Wed May 30, 2012 7:28 pm

Great idea.

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Re: Bard Songs

Post  DM Drachen on Thu Mar 14, 2013 6:58 am

I just wanted to add to this a bit. I think bards should be able to use their curse and bard song without the instruement. Why? It's a bard __Song__. Also, I think both curse and bard song could be roleplayed as inspirational shouts, encouraging allies, teasing and distracting or discouraging enemies.


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Post  Animayhem on Thu Mar 14, 2013 6:38 pm

Yes in the bard traditions not all bards used instruments and they either spoke or just sang the words.
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Post  DM Drachen on Thu Mar 14, 2013 7:16 pm

Yeah. What does everyone else think? I'm eager.
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Re: Bard Songs

Post  Eriniel on Fri Mar 15, 2013 8:25 am

There is a NPC on the server for doing the record and editing of the songs storage...

I have no idea where it was though... will update this when I find the NPC...

The original idea was for each Bard guild to have their own song and story collection that they can add to.
The system is there, I just can't recall where we setup the bard area.

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Re: Bard Songs

Post  Hacatsu on Wed Apr 09, 2014 9:43 am

Erm... sorry for bringing up this post from the depts of the forum but... I'm curious about this, as it seems to be an abandoned discussion, was the idea implemented? What about this Bard NPC? I have a bard PC, and I would find these info's really usefull Very Happy
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Re: Bard Songs

Post  Elgate on Thu Apr 10, 2014 3:45 am

I used a lot of this bands song's for my bard. I particularly liked these two songs Razz

http://www.thebards.net/music/lyrics/Do_Virgins_Taste_Better.shtml
http://www.thebards.net/music/lyrics/The_Dragons_Retort.shtml

Sometimes I go through old favourites, like Scarborough Fair, and replace place names- Like have 'Hardibartha' (Scarborough fair= 4, Hardibartha=4) instead.
Maybe, if we get the option to save these songs to our char, we can also maybe pick when to play certain sounds? Like the flute sound, or the harp sound (Although NwN has bad 'musical' sounds XD)

On the note of sounds could the 'Doom' song by deekin be removed from the usual bard sounds? It's really distracting when your female bard starts cackling like a male kobold.
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