1. chyyran

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    Ah, but I actually play MapleStory... Also, I won't be just using 1 translate engine.
     
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    I have played maplestory before as well, and I can tell you that Google Translate will give you more BS than anything useful.
     
  3. Phoenix Goddess

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    And that.. suddenly makes a difference? :wtf:
     
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    As I said, I won't be just using google translate. I will atleast have an idea of what's happening, I wont' be copypasting everything directly.
     
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    Google helps if you know the basic rules of language, but do not have enough vocabulary
     
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    There is no computerised translation engine that will give you an accurate result. Stop being an ignorant, stubborn fool and listen to the people who know. It might provide a good resource for single phrases and words, as a supplement to ones own vocabulary, but you cannot ever rely upon them for an accurate grammar translation, and even the vocabulary itself is almost always flawed to some degree. I could post enough examples of this here to fill up at least a few pages, just from the crap it has churned out from my curiosity.
     
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    Why cause the discussion to split? Better to keep the dross in one place. And honestly, translation is entirely unnecessary to play the game. The only reason to translate it in the first place is to be able to understand the storyline, which won't be possible with the way you are planning to 'translate' it.
     
  9. jurassicplayer

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    ...I don't really see any point in moving discussions around and spread around the board with a variety of the same thread, and it is a little easier keeping track of one thread rather than four. It's not so much that you won't be needing a guide beside you, you will just need one on the computer screen because the hacked directions will probably say something like "Kill the Acorns 100 times" and the real quest would be asking for 100 mesos to buy an acorn or something.
     
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    Only used google translator if have to. It sometimes gives accurate trans, but beware when the trans say something like ' plz kill zakum 100 helmet kerning hero to zero reward zakum kill 50final000+ not mesos kill lunnar good jukong epic battle'.
    Try to figure out that crap.
     
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    So what you're saying is... Try figuring out everything google spits at you.
     
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    yeah something like that.
    Still cant figure out what is jukong lol XD
     
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    Oh snap o.0, that sentence wasn't made up? (I totally thought you just pieced together some random crap).
     
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    yeah its real. I tried using google trans at a script of it during my 1st run of the game. IT WORK AT TIMES BUT IT IS CRAP AT TIMES.
    The only thing i understand is
    1. Zakum is lvl 100
    2.reward is 50000 mesos
    3. Report to npc (lunnarr?)
    4. Take helmet
    5.u have turn from 0 to hero
    6. Its an epic battle.
    7. I am a theif job xplains the kerning thing.
     
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    You missed out one important thing in game translation:
    You need at least one or two in the team who knows very well about the game, e.g. npc, skills, monster, items...
     
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    Honestly, knowledge of the game isn't necessary. It is generally quite easy to research this as you go along; familiarity comes with time just from translation.

    I disagree that a native speaker of the languages is required though. It would be preferrable of course, but it isn't necessary.
     
  17. chyyran

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    Visit my thread again, I tried many methods of machine translation, but to no avail. So, I'm recruiting translators....
    http://gbatemp.net/t269271-need-recruits-r...slation-project
    if we have enough people, then just join at the google groups link there, and lets start translating, decompiling and testing.
     
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    You don't really need to post this in other threads if it's already in yours.
     
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    Point taken, but , just out of curiosity, about how many people at GBAtemp speak korean?
     
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    well including me. Uh ZERO.
     
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