This tag is to be used when raising questions about voice communication, specifically questions about usage of Ventrilo, Team Speak, Mumble, Skype, or built in solutions such as voice communications on games consoles.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

0
votes
1answer
64 views

Does Wii U support any form of voice chat?

I personally thought that there is no, but I found Ear Force NLa which is a Wii U branded headset. So presumably there should be support for chat. Is it supported in limited games only, or there is ...
0
votes
0answers
739 views

How do I fix my microphone in Garry’s mod and other Source games?

When I play on a Garry’s mod server, if I hold the push to talk and icon with my steam profile picture and name appears at the side of the screen showing that my microphone is open and ready to ...
0
votes
1answer
483 views

Issues turning on the Xbox One using voice commands?

I am having issues turning on my Xbox One using voice commands via the Kinect. I have my Kinect set up above my TV, on a shelf. Is there anything I can do to make the Kinect more responsive?
0
votes
0answers
126 views

Problem using Kinect for chat

I am trying to use my Kinect sensor for Xbox 360 live chat, but when I do this it doesn't seem to work as a mic. I've tried all the steps that Microsoft recomends but they don't work. So how would I ...
0
votes
1answer
15k views

How can I use Kinect for voice chat during gaming?

How do we use the Kinect to chat instead of a headset for game chat? For example, using Kinect for chat while playing Call of Duty: Ghosts.
4
votes
2answers
1k views

Separate Microphone and Audio

Ok so this will be the first asked question related to this at all: I crashed recently and lost my hearing, but I have a hearing aid that can connect to the audio with a phonak tvlink that I got. I ...
3
votes
1answer
6k views

How does the “VOIP Ducking” feature in Guild Wars 2 work?

In Guild Wars 2's audio options, there is a "VOIP Ducking" slider. Presumably this option reduces the in-game volume when you are using voice chat, but GW2 doesn't have any in-game voice chat. ...
3
votes
2answers
4k views

Do I need to pay for a Teamspeak server?

I want to talk to four friends in private while gaming. I know of Skype, but that is not ideal as "Push to Talk" is limited (I can't set it to my mouse 5 button). I've heard of Teamspeak, but I need ...
5
votes
3answers
22k views

How do I use a microphone in Diablo 3?

I have searched the game menus and cannot find how to enable my headset microphone. Is this possible in Diablo 3? What are the alternatives? Are there external programs used for this?
3
votes
3answers
10k views

How can I have different Audio output for Steam Voice chat?

I was playing Portal 2 today and I wanted to have in-game audio (environmental sounds) through my main desktop speakers, while having my voice chat output to my headset. I couldn't find the setting ...
5
votes
1answer
476 views

Voice chat routing in Steam for Mac games

In the Valve games (Left 4 dead, TF2, etc), I can either route all the sound through my speakers (which makes voice chat weird) or through the earpiece on my headset (which makes the in game sound ...
9
votes
3answers
11k views

How do I disable always on voice chat in Dead Island?

I decided to try out Dead Island's co-op mode. Unfortunately, there seems to be no way to turn off voicechat and I can't find any push to talk option. I don't want to just unplug my microphone because ...
2
votes
1answer
372 views

Why is voice chat in Dungeons and Dragons Online usually not working?

I rather suspect it's my ISP filtering it but I haven't figured out a way to prove this and they categorically deny filtering. It's random, occasionally it suddenly starts working for a while, ...
2
votes
1answer
584 views

How do I find out who is voice chatting in TDU2?

Test Drive Unlimited 2, while fun, is seriously marred by an immature player-base. Having to put up with a semi-constant stream of profanity is wearing me thin, to the point where I'm considering ...
2
votes
3answers
9k views

Up/Downstream Bandwidth Requirements for Xbox Live Multiplayer Games

In terms of upstream and downstream, about how much bandwidth does Xbox Live require for games like Black Ops, while using the VoIP feature with friends?
1
vote
1answer
4k views

Teamspeak 3 text-to-speech chatting

I've been looking for a Teamspeak 3 plugin that will convert text to speech for everyone in the channel. I know Teamspeak has a text-to-speech system in place for announcements but I would like to be ...
7
votes
1answer
493 views

Starcraft 2 chat problem with multiple players on same connection

The in-game voice works fine for me but if I have friends come over and we're all on the same connection, only one of us can use voice chat. Everyone else appears to be muted. Could this have ...
1
vote
1answer
165 views

Xbox 360 voice problem

I have just set up my Xbox 360 on Live, but cannot hear other players' voices through the TV or headset. Any help? I have tried changing the settings but it's still not working.
1
vote
3answers
1k views

imac voice chat not working with Starcraft 2 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Has anyone had success with Voice Chat in StarCraft 2? This is for a friend. He has all the latest drivers. The game sound works fine, but he can't hear the rest of the ...
3
votes
3answers
890 views

Counter Strike (1.6/Source) Voice

Is there any way to play an MP3 via voice/TeamSpeak in Counter Strike? So not to send my own speech, but an MP3?
6
votes
5answers
9k views

How does the in-game voice chat work?

I'm still kinda new to the game (still haven't even got my first 80), but I've played for the past couple months and noticed they have the new voice feature. But I've never heard anyone speaking. I ...
5
votes
3answers
3k views

What is the max slots for a Mumble server?

Our clan is wanting to research the Mumble server voice chat to see if it would be viable for our needs. We have a box we can use to host a free Mumble server on, but we need to know what the max ...