Hands-free mic talking

nsguynsguy Join Date: 2010-01-03 Member: 69869Members Posts: 238
Hi,

It would be greatly appreciated if we could have a setting in the "Sound" menu that enables you to talk on the mic "hands-free". This is an available option in Dota 2 and what it does is rather than pressing a key when you want to talk it simply activates your mic when you speak. This would be really handy, especially when commanding. I must stress that by default this should be switched off since you can wind up with overuse of the mic.

Thanks.
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  • ijustpwnedu96ijustpwnedu96 Join Date: 2013-01-27 Member: 182320Members Posts: 54 Fully active user
    I agree. I feel stupid talking to myself after I realize I forgot to press the button to talk...
  • KattcattisKattcattis Join Date: 2013-01-31 Member: 182683Members, Reinforced - Shadow Posts: 96 Advanced user
    push-to-talk
    Don't be lazy
    sHawke_Native
  • Ghosthree3Ghosthree3 Join Date: 2010-02-13 Member: 70557Members, Reinforced - Supporter Posts: 3,432 Advanced user
    Greedy nailed it, please no.
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  • TinkerTinker Join Date: 2003-03-11 Member: 14395Members Posts: 275
    Mouth breathers. ugh...

    Open mic just means I need to mute people who might be saying important things.
  • nsguynsguy Join Date: 2010-01-03 Member: 69869Members Posts: 238
    edited June 2013
    It would free up a key enabling you to keep your fingers on keys which matter most - movement, which is why it's available in Dota 2: a very competitive big league game.

    Modern microphones have noise cancellation, and there are many pieces of software that carry out noise cancellation also.

    It should be turned off by default so it probably won't be as common as you think.

    If someone is a nuisance on the mic you can tell them and they should sort it out, if not you can then mute them.
    sHawke_Native
  • RaZDaZRaZDaZ Join Date: 2012-11-05 Member: 167331Members, Reinforced - Shadow Posts: 465 Fully active user
    Don't make this into Xbox live...please?
    NS2 ID: RaZDaZ
    Old School AvP2 Vet
  • kespeckespec Join Date: 2012-11-18 Member: 172279Members Posts: 141 Advanced user
    yea don't put anything in this game please
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