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Goemon DS translation?

Musashiden
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December 21st, 2009, 8:36 pm #1

I have been playing goemon ds now for a few days, and it would always be easier to play, and I would get more out of the story if I would understand what they are saying :D So, does anyone know if there is a translated version of this game, or patch?
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December 21st, 2009, 8:59 pm #2

In a word, no.
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Dr. Casey
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December 30th, 2009, 3:03 am #3

Why not make a translation yourself, Sarah?
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December 30th, 2009, 8:27 am #4

Dr. Casey @ Dec 30 2009, 03:03 AM wrote: Why not make a translation yourself, Sarah?

Yeah, someone should start another translating project, now that the translation for Goemon 2 is done. Im hoping that someday, someone would translate Goemon DS... Ebi:sit
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December 30th, 2009, 4:10 pm #5

Translating is part translating, but also part rom hacking. As far as I guess that will pretty tricky to do on a DS game. A dialogue guide would be cool, but I believe one already exists.
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December 31st, 2009, 2:04 am #6

Dr. Casey @ Dec 29 2009, 11:03 PM wrote: Why not make a translation yourself, Sarah?

I thought we went over this before - I am nowhere near professional level, and there's no way I could do it alone.
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December 31st, 2009, 2:13 am #7

And I know from experience that translating these games into English isn't even easy for native speakers sometimes. There's a lot of nuances, in-jokes, puns, and such that make translating a Goemon game extremely difficult. It's not as easy as "Oh, I know some Japanese, I'll translate this game now!", unfortunately.
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December 31st, 2009, 2:32 am #8

Sarahsuke @ Dec 31 2009, 02:04 AM wrote:
Dr. Casey @ Dec 29 2009, 11:03 PM wrote: Why not make a translation yourself, Sarah?

I thought we went over this before - I am nowhere near professional level, and there's no way I could do it alone.

Hmm... maybe you and Diehard could team up?
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December 31st, 2009, 4:17 am #9

Dr. Casey @ Dec 30 2009, 06:32 PM wrote:
Sarahsuke @ Dec 31 2009, 02:04 AM wrote:
Dr. Casey @ Dec 29 2009, 11:03 PM wrote: Why not make a translation yourself, Sarah?

I thought we went over this before - I am nowhere near professional level, and there's no way I could do it alone.

Hmm... maybe you and Diehard could team up?

We have. She contributed a great deal to those projects. And now she and Seppukumaru are helping me translate some of the manga.
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