New translator coming into the community

Discussion in 'NDS - ROM Hacking and Translations' started by Fafnir, Oct 7, 2008.

  1. Fafnir
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    I'm not sure if this is the proper section to post this, if it isn't, I'd like to ask a mod to move it to the right sub-forum. Anyway, First off, I want to thank Noitora for the translation suggestions to start off with. (I would have never known what to start off with anyway, so thanks!)

    I'd like to start a translation team, since I don't have the time with college and all, but any and all help would be appreciated. I won't be checking the forum as much as I'd like to, but I do have other ways of contact. I am currently using 3 messengers, AIM, MSN and Xfire. Those who are interested in forming a team, I'd like them to IM me and let me know why and who they are before I respond.

    Here are my contact details:

    AIM: WatcheroftheWind
    MSN: Lost_Seraph17@hotmail.com
    XFire: noitenshi

    Thanks all!

    Edit: That's probably not the best title to use, considering it sounds like an introductory title more then anything. My bad.

    Second Edit: I just realized... Beginner tools! What should I download and use?

    Third Edit: On second thought, the team can wait. I just need to start and learn the ropes before anything.
     
  2. Sylphid D. Glein

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    Another " Hackrom ESPADA" like noitora xD

    ............Good luck
     
  3. DarthNemesis

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    Which languages do you know and what skills do you have to offer?

    For hacking tools, you'll need a hex editor and a repacker (ndstool/dslazy/dsbuff).
    For translating, you should have the Japanese language pack and a Japanese word processor.
     
  4. Fafnir
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    I know very little Japanese and German. And all I can say is I want to learn different things, new and old, so, since I've never actually tried to do a translation, I'd like to learn, and see if I can't contribute anything to the community myself.

    For a hex editor, is there something that's free and good to use? (I'll pick up DSlazy, since it's what everyone seems to mention most.)

    I can google the language pack, and where could I pick up the processor at?

    Edit: @Sylphid, come again? And thanks.
     
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    Hello. Your first post is a little vague. What are you aiming at? Do you want to become a romhacker, or are you trying to find a romhacker to work together (and you translate text from JP->EN)? If it's the former, it's best if you know a programming lagnguage.
    Anyway, for a hex editor, my favorite is XVI32, though I hear a lot of people like Windhex.
     
  7. Fafnir
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    Well, I'll be blunt. I'll probably be shooting for romhacker. As for editors, I'll check all three and and see which one works best for me.

    Edit: I really do appreciate the help.
     
  8. HernanZh

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    Well since there's only two hexeditors mentioned in this thread, I hope you don't mean Dslazy, because that's not a hex editor. [​IMG] It's just for unpacking ds roms.
     
  9. Fafnir
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    Oh! Thanks for catching me on that. This is what around 3 1/2 hours of sleep and class will do to you if you're not careful. I do mean the two.