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#1 kelfka

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Posted 30 October 2003 - 05:48 PM

Hi! Will the game be in more than one language?
If so, I'm a French Canadian and I read English pretty well.
So I could translate the game from English to French.

Thanks!

#2 CptJackSparrow

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Posted 30 October 2003 - 06:22 PM

May 6 2003, 10:58 AM:

About localization, well we are a multinational organization (mmhh organization sounds good), seriously the development team is scattered all over the world. For instance i am from South America so i can translate easily to spanish... however localization is not a V1 feature because of we want to have a little polished game to test before doing that...

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#3 Breunor

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Posted 30 October 2003 - 09:56 PM

The plan is to get everything polished into an English version, but when it comes time for translation to french and other languages we'd certainly like your help. In fact, most of the translation would happen in the creative text department, so you could work with them on translating up front. The main concern is if something has to be changed to fit in the game, you'd have to change your version as well.

There's certainly nothing wrong with translating finished text, when we're done we'd be most of the way done with a translation. The other aspect is buttons and controls text. You could take a look at the concept screens posted off the main menu on the home page, and present the translated versions in the laboratory thread so we can determine if there's room for the different words. You can just open each screen in a paint program and insert the french text over the original to try it out.

Thank you for the offer, we hope you decide to work with us!

#4 mamutas

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Posted 31 October 2003 - 10:43 AM

Even if it is not planned in V1, we, programmers, cetainly aware about translations issues and trying to provide implementation which would allow implementation of translation less painfully later.

There will be multiple languages and there will be an announcement when we will be ready to accept translations, as well as the translation process description.
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#5 Jenny

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Posted 01 November 2003 - 09:09 AM

If you need someone to translate stuff into dutch, I can help you out, no problem.
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#6 mamutas

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Posted 01 November 2003 - 11:15 AM

We are all volunteers here. No obligations. We would be glad, if you would be able to help. Please, wait for official announcement about translation.
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#7 kelfka

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Posted 02 November 2003 - 08:20 AM

I did not expect an answer so soon.

This is great! :happybanana:

#8 GrooveChamp

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Posted 09 November 2003 - 08:04 PM

If ya need a English2German Translator, give me a call

<- American, livin' in Germany though ;)
Willing to help out

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#9 Cpl. Facehugger

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Posted 09 November 2003 - 09:39 PM

If you need an english to bullshiteese, I can help. :)
LOL J/K.
I'm only partially inactive. :P I can still be reached at cpl.facehugger@gmail.com, and via PM. Preferably the former.

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#10 hyos

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Posted 10 November 2003 - 05:10 AM

I'm from Poland but live in Germany for 16 years now - I'm fluent in Polish, German and English. And I'll be glad to help :P

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Posted 10 November 2003 - 05:25 AM

i can translate from English to Portuguese (NOT brazilian)

too bad, now you will never know the ancient secrets of supsupers long gone avatar ;)

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Posted 10 November 2003 - 10:55 AM

I can translate into Hebrew...
Let's say i'll start it with v1.0, who do i need to contact?