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Re: The Dragon Force II Translation Project
« Reply #100 on: July 22, 2012, 03:31:43 pm »
The Shiki project has gotten me involved with a lot of translators, so I'll be sure to ask around on your behalf.

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Re: The Dragon Force II Translation Project
« Reply #101 on: July 22, 2012, 06:44:17 pm »
That is much appreciated cj! As a matter of fact, we just got another translator who ran a search right here on RHDN. Now we need like, ten more?  :D

Here's to hoping a front page article will generate some more translation interest. "Playable in English" patches are ready to go, I'm just waiting for a stretch where I'll have some time to address the inevitable flood of difficulties people are going to have with Saturn emulation. If all goes well the patch should be in RHDN's database toward the end of the week, and an article should go up sometime during next weekend.
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Re: The Dragon Force II Translation Project
« Reply #102 on: November 28, 2012, 12:43:01 am »
any updates?????????

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Re: The Dragon Force II Translation Project
« Reply #103 on: January 06, 2013, 01:08:06 pm »
Unfortunately nothing's budged since the menu and gameplay text translation release, ericm. We've still got Reinofhearts' Sanice scenario translation to insert though. I've been bogged down with work and school all year, and I'll be focusing on Tian di Jie first since it's getting scarily close to completion.
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Re: The Dragon Force II Translation Project
« Reply #104 on: February 23, 2013, 10:45:02 pm »
Just wanted to chime in- longtime Dragon Force I fan, heard about II's translation project a few months back, and I so love how this is being worked on- I hope things will work out and this project reaches completion one day! Keep up the great work!

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Re: The Dragon Force II Translation Project
« Reply #105 on: December 26, 2013, 09:10:38 am »
Well, it's been a year since I last checked on this; anything guys?

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Re: The Dragon Force II Translation Project
« Reply #106 on: December 26, 2013, 08:50:18 pm »
Hey ericm! Great news, in fact: this summer and fall the translation team has grown by leaps and bounds thanks to a recruitment drive by Turbo857. The team also picked up a wonderful programmer in Noah Steam, who's putting the finishing touches on a uber text insertion tool. Good thing, too, because the pointers for story dialogue were way more intricate than I had bargained for.

It'll take a few more months for the translators to finish and for the insertion to get done, so I hesitate to give a release estimate just yet. The English scripts for two out of eight scenarios are inserted so far. Once we're farther along into inserting all the English text, we'll put out a Help Wanted ad here for general feedback and a final search for bugs.
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Re: The Dragon Force II Translation Project
« Reply #107 on: December 27, 2013, 12:09:40 am »
Glad to hear the good new! I'm really looking forward to this translation.

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Re: The Dragon Force II Translation Project
« Reply #108 on: January 04, 2014, 10:15:51 am »
Found this project with a google search and am really excited to see it. Just wanted to send a support message to everyone involved in this and thank them for the effort they put in to this and other projects for those of us with very very poor language skills

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Re: The Dragon Force II Translation Project
« Reply #109 on: March 12, 2014, 06:03:25 pm »
I've been following this project since late 2009/early 2010.  I'm excited about being able to finally play this game and understand the story.  If there is any way at all I can help I would be interested.  I don't know much about romhacking or Japanese but would be willing to test or even just manually Google Translate the story into a text file to be insert. 

Thanks for everyone's hard work on this!

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Re: The Dragon Force II Translation Project
« Reply #110 on: March 26, 2014, 07:42:13 pm »
Hi jobe, we'll put out a Help Wanted ad when we're ready for the next round of testing.
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Re: The Dragon Force II Translation Project
« Reply #111 on: September 26, 2014, 10:29:53 am »
Was able to get the patched version up and running last night and had a great time. Looking forward to when the entire story is translated. I was wondering if there has been any progress at getting to a full release point?

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Re: The Dragon Force II Translation Project
« Reply #112 on: October 20, 2014, 10:05:19 pm »
Hi there Murphy, the project's progressing smoothly. The translation work is complete and we're wrapping up script editing right now. Then it's on to playtesting the final product and whatever bugfixing is needed. I still hesitate to give a release date because that would be jinxing things, but we're pushing to get this baby out by end of year.
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Re: The Dragon Force II Translation Project
« Reply #113 on: October 23, 2014, 10:19:20 pm »
Thanks again to everyone involved in this project! I'm looking forward to a final release in the near future   :thumbsup:

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Re: The Dragon Force II Translation Project
« Reply #114 on: January 16, 2015, 06:33:59 pm »
A special treat for everyone who's been waiting patiently:

First off, we still need more playtesters to tear through the game's eight scenarios and make sure we've caught all the bugs. Feedback on the script is also completely welcome. If you're interested, sign up at this thread at Verve Fanworks and I'll PM you there with further details on getting started.

Secondly, for those who don't have time for a full playthrough & reporting, here are some previews of the near-final translation:

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Re: The Dragon Force II Translation Project
« Reply #115 on: January 19, 2015, 12:23:17 pm »
Awesome job, glad this project is almost done   :)

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Re: The Dragon Force II Translation Project
« Reply #116 on: January 21, 2015, 08:39:45 pm »
So ready for this!

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Re: The Dragon Force II Translation Project
« Reply #117 on: January 22, 2015, 04:52:20 am »
Thanks so much for this guys.

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Re: The Dragon Force II Translation Project
« Reply #118 on: March 21, 2015, 08:14:18 pm »
Any updates?

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Re: The Dragon Force II Translation Project
« Reply #119 on: March 22, 2015, 04:42:01 pm »
Hey murphy, we're wrapping up in prep for release. There are just a few odds and ends to clean up, like the readme, the huge credits list, and other release materials.
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