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Offline NikoMetsPlus

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As we’ve seen in videos like the Season wrap-up, while the Temple Runs were taking place, the actual temple run music was being played.

Throughout the run, however, there are other familiar actuator cues and production elements that take place when something is done in the run, though it’s clear that some cues are added in post-production, while others play in real-time.

One example of something that is added in post-production would be the “smashing the pots” sound during S2 of The King’s Storeroom. If you listen to it, the sound is identical every single time, even if the smash is weak or incomplete, it still sounds like it smashed and hit the ground. In S3, when it was moved up-top, you can hear that it’s natural, as it goes into the triangle of broken clay.

Another example of something that (might) be added in post-production is the Dark Forest to Shrine passageway opening cue. considering these doors can be forced open (unlike the shrine doors) and you don’t hear it when “all the doors unlock” I feel like that might be artificial post production.

Then however, there are many things that I feel did play out in real time, like the Crypt skeleton, the Jester’s Court laugh and Medusa’s shriek, all because they are in-consistent, and echo or don’t play at all at times.

Anyone else have any cues that you suspect might have been added afterwords and not played during the actual run?

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Re: Which Temple Run sounds were real? (versus added in Post Production)
« Reply #1 on: January 23, 2018, 10:54:18 PM »
This is an interesting question. There were a handful of contestants that weregiven a hard time for missing doors even when the door chimes can be heard. To be honest, I could never really tell which sounds effects were heard by the contestants and which ones were added post production. The "temple guard encounter" cue definitely sounds like a sound effect that was added later during the production editing of the episode.  I'm curious about the door chimes when a contestant completes an objective. Does the contestant actually hear the noise or were these added post production edit? It wasn't uncommon for the chimes to be off key. Like the Treasure Chest sound effect from the Golden Cup run.

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Re: Which Temple Run sounds were real? (versus added in Post Production)
« Reply #2 on: January 24, 2018, 02:31:48 PM »
I remember a couple of male temple runners were given a female scream when they encountered a temple guard. The boy from the Napoleon episode in season 2 immediately comes to mind. Those were totally real, right? :lol:

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