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Re: Recording Game Sessions
« Reply #15 on: February 14, 2010, 11:24:28 AM »
I recorded last nights session with those settings and it sounds great.  I never realized how much we wandered off topic during the game.  I think I know why we have trouble finishing adventures in the time I think it would take.

How much editing do you do of the extraneous banter during a game?  I know about a 10 minute segment during a smoke break that needs to be taken out, but most of the rest of the conversation is happening during the action.

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Re: Recording Game Sessions
« Reply #16 on: February 14, 2010, 02:16:30 PM »
edit? hahahahahaha

If we take a break, I stop the recorder.

I don't edit otherwise. That would take far too much work.

I only encode the recording so it's easier to download

I have Final Cut Studio 2 so I take the mp3 and add it as a new sequence - I use FCS because it doesn't freak out over long recordings - most audio editing programs aren't equipped to deal with multi hour mp3s.

Then I export the sequence to compressor

In compressor I lower the kbps to 64 kbps

join stereo

filter 10khz sounds

Then I export it

Takes a few hours for the recording to export

Then I tag the new mp3 in Itunes

Then I ftp it

Then I post it to the AP site.

And now you know.

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Re: Recording Game Sessions
« Reply #17 on: February 16, 2010, 04:01:53 PM »
God damn, Ross. You must really love us if every single time you post an AP it demands hours of techie labor.

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Re: Recording Game Sessions
« Reply #18 on: February 16, 2010, 04:10:29 PM »
eh - most of the time is spent encoding so I don't have to do anything - just wait for the encoding to finish.

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Re: Recording Game Sessions
« Reply #19 on: February 16, 2010, 04:14:32 PM »
The computer compiles over time hours, he doesn't do it manually. If his processor is good enough he doesn't even have to stop using the computer while it works. Each AP could be concieved as a background to Ross trolling RPG.net and looking for zombie stuff.

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Re: Recording Game Sessions
« Reply #20 on: February 16, 2010, 04:17:44 PM »
The computer compiles over time hours, he doesn't do it manually. If his processor is good enough he doesn't even have to stop using the computer while it works. Each AP could be concieved as a background to Ross trolling RPG.net and looking for zombie stuff.

Ross has something like eight computers that are all running simultaneously doing different tasks. I'm surprised he doesn't blow more fuses than he does.  ::)
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Re: Recording Game Sessions
« Reply #21 on: February 16, 2010, 05:41:25 PM »
And now you know.

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Re: Recording Game Sessions
« Reply #22 on: February 16, 2010, 05:54:30 PM »
And now you know.

And knowing is half the battle!

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Re: Recording Game Sessions
« Reply #23 on: February 16, 2010, 09:26:31 PM »
The computer compiles over time hours, he doesn't do it manually. If his processor is good enough he doesn't even have to stop using the computer while it works. Each AP could be concieved as a background to Ross trolling RPG.net and looking for zombie stuff.

Ross has something like eight computers that are all running simultaneously doing different tasks. I'm surprised he doesn't blow more fuses than he does.  ::)

I have a macbook pro and my new PC. The other computers are all old pieces of shit (and my brother's old comp) that I don't even have plugged in. So when shit is encoding on the mac, I use the PC.


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Re: Recording Game Sessions
« Reply #24 on: February 17, 2010, 12:36:50 AM »
AKA Play Mass Effect 2!

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Re: Recording Game Sessions
« Reply #25 on: February 17, 2010, 03:07:18 PM »
I have a macbook pro and my new PC. The other computers are all old pieces of shit (and my brother's old comp) that I don't even have plugged in. So when shit is encoding on the mac, I use the PC.
AKA Play Mass Effect 2!

They are pretty much synonyms.

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Re: Recording Game Sessions
« Reply #27 on: February 22, 2010, 04:44:44 AM »
I bought a Zoom H2 a while back and have found it to be incredibly fucking useful.  Not only is it super convenient with its size (just plop the thing in the middle of the table during game sessions and forget about it), but the recording quality is excellent for interviews using all four mics (couple that with Levelator and you sound absolutely pro) or recording instruments with the forward ones.

I have a few actual plays recorded (just first sessions and they never went anywhere, so they'll never see the light of day), as well as some guitar jam sessions with my dad and I (we're big blues fans).  Now that I think about it, if anyone (Ross) wants to write the lyrics for "The Roleplayin' Blues" I'd record it  8).

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Re: Recording Game Sessions
« Reply #28 on: February 22, 2010, 04:46:49 AM »

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Re: Recording Game Sessions
« Reply #29 on: February 22, 2010, 09:29:19 AM »
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