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http://asmor.com/res/

This will let you select which options you want to use, tell you what game pieces you need to assemble, and provide a script. If your browser supports speech synthesis (Chrome and Chrome for Android do; Safari and iOS supposedly do but I can't test) it will even read the script aloud for you.

Please let me know if you notice any mistakes (not counting variants which shouldn't be played together; if someone wants to try, I'm not gonna stop 'em ).
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Nice!!

The script reads fine on Chrome/Safari on iOS, but the speech is very fast (the pauses are fine). I don't know whether that's an iOS issue or whether that's just how it works.
 
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Could be an issue with the default voice. This is my first time using the voice synthesis API... There are settings you can use to adjust the speed, but I just left it alone because I thought the rate was good in Chrome.

I'll consider adding some controls so you can modify the rate it reads back.
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I tried a 6p with Assassin module, the script didn't tell the Spies to close their eyes before the Commander opened theirs.
 
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It didn't speak it, or it didn't show up in the text?

It's working fine for me. Here's the script that's generated, and it spoke this exactly (with appropriate pauses)

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Everyone close your eyes and stick out your fists.

Spies, open your eyes. Everyone close your eyes and lower your thumbs.

Spies, raise your thumbs. Commander, open your eyes. Everyone close your eyes and lower your thumbs.

Everyone open your eyes!
 
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Don't know what the problem was, but it's working fine now for me as well.

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It didn't speak it, or it didn't show up in the text?

It's working fine for me. Here's the script that's generated, and it spoke this exactly (with appropriate pauses)

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Everyone close your eyes and stick out your fists.

Spies, open your eyes. Everyone close your eyes and lower your thumbs.

Spies, raise your thumbs. Commander, open your eyes. Everyone close your eyes and lower your thumbs.

Everyone open your eyes!
 
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No sound on my iPad. cry
 
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I actually have audio recorded with very similar scripts that I got from a
Voice actor on fiverr.

I've been trying to figure out a way to put together an app to do something similar to this site.

My plan (for personal use) was just to have a bunch of folders setup, with the finished audio in each folder on my phone. (IE a folder for 5 players, then a folder within that folder for a commander setup, within that folder a bodyguard folder, etc..)
 
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There are a lot of different variations that are possible, I don't think pre-recorded sound is really feasible. Best case, you could record the parts of a sentence, but I don't think you'd be able to stitch them together without the joins being obvious and distracting.

I think my attempt to add more control over voices actually broke the sound on iOS... Will see if I can fix it tonight.
 
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I just updated it so that *hopefully* it should work in iOS. But, of course, no way to test.

Also, if someone on iOS would be so kind, please visit this page: http://asmor.com/res/voices.html

That should print out a table of all the voices your device supports. Please take a screenshot of the table and provide it to me (email to itoltz@gmail.com, or post online somewhere), along with what device you're using and what browser. That would be super helpful.

For reference, this is what the table looks like in Chrome on Windows: http://i.imgur.com/KnshiXr.png
 
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Just went to that page and it's just a blank white page... iPhone 6, Chrome.
 
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Hmm. That's interesting. And unfortunate. Is the voice working now in iOS?
 
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No, doesn't look like it
 
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Blast.

Thanks for checking. Unfortunately, I have no clue what the problem is, nor do I have any way to really test it the way I'd need to.
 
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Thanks for creating this.

It works on Chrome for Mac. Does not work on Safari.

Does not work in Safari or Chrome on iOS.

 
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