In this FPS/RPG, Troy and Tyreen Calypso learn of other Vaults beyond the planet Pandora, and form a violent cult named the "Children of the Vault" to gain possession of them, … New Voice for Claptrap KiA public modlogs], New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast, More posts from the KotakuInAction community. Not really. Claptrap voice actor accuses Borderlands 3 CEO of assault Former Claptrap voice actor has gone on a accusation spree, and has accused Gearbox Software CEO Randy Pitchford of … For me, I’ve got a lot of work to do at Rooster Teeth Games and there’s no reason for me to go back and revisit anything. Deepfreeze historical records are neither a condemnation nor an endorsement so use your brain. Gearbox is the develop… OH, JUST LIAM O BRIAN THIS TIME.". Claptrap. Share on Reddit; The voice of Borderlands' Claptrap, David Eddings, is going public with allegations of abuse and underpayment against Gearbox and … It's getting a lot of hype but it's also getting a lot of negative attention for petty bullshit. Gearbox probably really can't afford it, they didn't manage to trick Sega into funding BL3. Borderlands had to be hands down, one of the most annoying games I've ever had the misfortune to hear. [Show Non-English Actors] [Hide Non-English Actors] Wataru Takagi. Here's a few people who may have trouble matching the skill of a pigeon: "Claptrap has a new voice actor in Borderlands 3 and this is why" (from www.pcgamer.com) was written by Andy Chalk [no entries]. Lilith. Yeah it's kind of misleading to paint this as "suddenly Gearbox cannot afford him." Called me a "bad troll" and blocked me right after that so he couldnt embarrass himself more and feel like "he was badass" or something. It's one of the things that I hate most in the world. I wish them [Gearbox] the best, and it’ll be interesting to see what they do, but no; I will not be reprising my role for Clap-Trap in any video game.”, https://www.destructoid.com/rooster-teeth-games-david-eddings-sees-bright-things-in-store-for-the-publisher-516959.phtml. Not just the world of Borderlands. save. There are plenty of reasons I don't want to buy any new Borderlands games, or any of the old ones, or replay the old ones, but chief among them is the voice of that character. Thought reddit would get a kick out of it! “Borderlands'” Claptrap voice actor David Eddings says Gearbox CEO Randy Pitchford physically assaulted him in 2017, he explained in a series of tweets on Monday. But alas, a lot of people are having their business sense clouded out of either socialist inclination or trendy blind hatred of Randy Pitchford. Latest Borderlands 3 controversy involves an alleged physical assault against former Claptrap voice actor (Updated) By Shaun Prescott , Samuel Roberts 07 … The former voice actor behind Borderlands iconic mascot Claptrap, David Eddings, has recently spoken out about alleged mistreatment at the hands of Gearbox CEO Randy Pitchford. Talked about how I just got into DnD and he gave me this d20. Console people don't have to care about any EGS stuff, nothing has changed for them, and Borderlands has some MAD LOYAL stans, they will just buy it on the EGS store and not care. He'll be taking over the role from the previous games' voice actor David Eddings, but you may recognise him as General Dahl, or the voice of the Dahl vending machines in previous Borderlands games. 31 comments. David Eddings, the original voice actor for Claptrap from the Borderlands series who isn't returning for Borderlands 3, has shared some new insight into the situation--and it is dramatic. Jim Foronda will voice Claptrap in Borderlands 3. The new claptrap voice, what are your thoughts on it? report. says they offered him the industry rates...which considering he is apparently at the executive level, probably means the entire pay for it all is below his hourly rate. New actor does a pretty good job, Claptrap sounds as annoying as ever. For those who don't know Ghost was originally voiced by Peter Dinklage but after people reacted badly to his voice-acting Nolan North dubbed over all his lines and voiced all the new dialogue in the expansions, so if Claptrap's new VA is badly received I can see Pitchford mending the fences with Eddings and getting him to re-dub all of Claptrap's lines. I don't see that happening at all. Non-ironically and non-sarcastically. It honestly just sounds like a jazzed up, deeper claptrap voice and I have no idea how I feel about it. Zane Flynt. Exactly. If the devs have gone all-in on this they could take a big hit. So in BL2 they straight up made his character an intentionally annoying little piece of shit. I believe the new voice actor is Jim Foronda (precious voice actor was David Eddings). Turns out Randy is really good at telling lies. IT'S BEEN 2 GAMES SINCE I LAST HEARD YOU. I do play a lot of videogames with the sound muted because at this point I can't stand hearing the same fucking voice actors endlessly. In BL1 they tried making him a quirky guide and the "face" of Borderlands, but was really just an annoying little shit. Did You Enjoy This Video? Between this and replacing Troy Baker it really sounds like they're cheaping out on this entry. Anyway, story summary: Bootlicker stops licking boots, gets kicked to the curb. It sounds like I'm joking but genuinely it grates on me so severely that I worry if it might be tickling some sort of long buried psychological trigger. I don't think he thought Borderlands was a charitable enterprise. To handle the situation fairly would be to pay him at a reduced rate for the time that he took off of work as Gearbox's VP of Business Development to do voice acting instead. Claptrap voice actor David Eddings claims that he is not in Borderlands 3 because for the first time, he demanded to be paid and suddenly Gearbox cannot afford him. It's ALL coming out just 2 days before the Official Reveal event. He also seemed to be set on not voicing Claptrap ever since he left Gearbox: “I have absolutely given up doing Clap-Trap,” Eddings said, a stern inflection in his voice. It's not worth his time to get standard voice acting pay when he's a director at another company. Not just the world of Borderlands. For Borderlands 3, Claptrap will be voiced by industry veteran Jim Foronda, who seems capable of doing a serviceable job. That wuss blocked me on Twitter because I asked him would he defend that game like he was doing the new Tomb Raider movie. I get the impression that, though it probably won't be dead on arrival, the next Borderlands is going to really struggle. voice of Claptrap) at Pensacon a couple years back. He did the voice work for free when he was a VP. Posted by 2 years ago. You didn't mute the game and play with Subtitles? David Eddings, Actor: Borderlands 2. Close. Moze. I didn't even notice that the voice actor changed until someone here complained about it. 7. He's meant to be hated. I don't think it's going to struggle, after years of uninspired looter shooters like Anthem people are hungry for a game that actually has satisfying loot and as long as Borderlands 3 delivers on that front it's going to sell by the truckload. He was offered industry standard pay to do voice work and the guy is an Executive. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts, #GameGreerGate | Marky Marx and the Funky Bunch. 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