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Generations and Game Localization: An Interview with Alexander O. Smith, Steven Anderson and Matthew Alt
Really interesting interview on game localisation and translation, with lots of examples; from Euldamos, an academic journal on games.
localisation  translation  games  japanese  english  rpg  paper 
november 2009 by infovore
Because He Could: Zelda II: Expiditio Linci - Offworld
"Translator 'tempestas_caput' doesn't seem to offer any explanation as to why he's translated Zelda II into Latin, so we just won't ask. But it's not the only game getting his "sleeping language" treatment: he's also he's also gone alone, dangerously with the original Zelda, and is making his way, even more ambitiously, through Final Fantasy III." Brilliant!
games  zelda  translation  latin  nes 
february 2009 by infovore

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