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Author Topic: Translations: The Sega Saturn Port of Vandal Hearts Translated Into English  (Read 4271 times)

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Update By: Pennywise

Another Sega Saturn translation is presented for everyone's enjoyment thanks to the work of paul_met and Pennywise with the help of some talented translators in TheMajinZenki, CrawdKenny, aishsha and filler.

However this is not a new translation of the game. Rather the original PS1 script has been ported over and various sections of the script have been reviewed by the above translators. The script then underwent edits to bring it closer back to the source text.

The Saturn version of the game has additional maps, musical compositions, items and spells. In addition, some graphical effects have been improved over the PS1 version.

Now Sega Saturn fans can play an improved translation of the game in English.

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Well done everyone  :woot!: :woot!: :woot!:

Its like the Saturn is seeing a resurgence in the past year.  So many great translations!

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Yeah, it's so different to just a few years ago when it was pretty much just the SF3 scenarios.

How is Vandal Hearts on the Saturn overall compared to the PSX version?  I know KCE Nagoya didn't do a very good job with Dracula X (though Maria Mode was super fun).

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I know KCE Nagoya didn't do a very good job with Dracula X (though Maria Mode was super fun).
The quality of this port is noticeably better than the Dracula X.

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The quality of this port is noticeably better than the Dracula X.

Cheers, I'll buy a copy of the game and give this a try then as I love the PSX version.  Thanks for the patch. :)

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Hi,

I am trying to get this working on the Rhea ODE has anyone else been able to get it working?

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Pretty much everything works perfectly on Rhea. Idk of any issues there.

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I would just like to point that this is what the PS1 translation looks like.



And just for comparison's sake.



« Last Edit: November 24, 2020, 04:25:05 pm by Pennywise »

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PSX image isn't loading, but it's viewable at the source - but is a different scene than the Saturn one.

Are you comparing the font (and the lack of lower case on PSX), or did you meant to compare the translation but post the wrong image?

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Pretty much everything works perfectly on Rhea. Idk of any issues there.

It's working for you? I'm unable to get it working

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Re: Translations: The Sega Saturn Port of Vandal Hearts Translated Into English
« Reply #10 on: November 24, 2020, 04:53:17 pm »
PSX image isn't loading, but it's viewable at the source - but is a different scene than the Saturn one.

Are you comparing the font (and the lack of lower case on PSX), or did you meant to compare the translation but post the wrong image?
I think he was comparing the font.
I have a more interesting comparison.

PSX


Saturn (translation - normal)


Saturn (translation - widescreen)

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Re: Translations: The Sega Saturn Port of Vandal Hearts Translated Into English
« Reply #11 on: November 24, 2020, 05:12:49 pm »
Nice light sources on the saturn.

The text bar stretching on the widescreen version doesn't look that bad, I think I'll try that version first as I love the extra map visibility.

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Re: Translations: The Sega Saturn Port of Vandal Hearts Translated Into English
« Reply #12 on: November 25, 2020, 12:42:31 am »
Nice light sources on the saturn.
This lighting effect was added by patch.

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Re: Translations: The Sega Saturn Port of Vandal Hearts Translated Into English
« Reply #13 on: November 25, 2020, 05:23:45 am »
This lighting effect was added by patch.

Wow, that's cool.

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Re: Translations: The Sega Saturn Port of Vandal Hearts Translated Into English
« Reply #14 on: November 25, 2020, 06:09:48 am »
A small video demonstration of differences in versions.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ykGpQTEgC_8

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Re: Translations: The Sega Saturn Port of Vandal Hearts Translated Into English
« Reply #15 on: November 25, 2020, 09:05:03 am »
This is brilliant, thanks so much for all the hard work everyone put into this.

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Re: Translations: The Sega Saturn Port of Vandal Hearts Translated Into English
« Reply #16 on: November 25, 2020, 01:40:28 pm »
I usually just lurk around these parts, but I had to chime in with my thanks! This'll be getting some hours out of me in the next week.

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Re: Translations: The Sega Saturn Port of Vandal Hearts Translated Into English
« Reply #17 on: November 26, 2020, 05:05:59 am »
This is fantastic! Great work, I can't wait to play this on my Saturn later. Thank you!

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Re: Translations: The Sega Saturn Port of Vandal Hearts Translated Into English
« Reply #18 on: November 26, 2020, 08:56:38 am »
Awesome work guys!  :woot!:
The game is a must-have for tactical RPG fans.
Big applause for all the improvements and additions on SEGA Saturn!

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Re: Translations: The Sega Saturn Port of Vandal Hearts Translated Into English
« Reply #19 on: November 27, 2020, 12:41:43 am »
Instead of using mega.nz, would it make more sense to use something a bit more stable like archive.org? That site would be ideal for hosting translation romhacks.