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Old 09-26-2005, 07:07 PM   #1
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Unhappy Psychonauts dialogue text editing

Hi, I'm Italian and I was wondering if there's an effective way to edit the subtitles in Psychonauts.
I am worried that the game will not be translated into Italian (so far only French and German versions are planned), so I'm warming up for a possible fan translation. I've found the files which contain the text (in workresources/localization/english), but unfortunately Italian words are usually much longer than English ones, so I would be forced to kill half of the dialogues to make them fit in the same spaces. That would be a shame.
Is there a way to actually edit the text EXCEEDING the original English strings length WITHOUT crashing the game?
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Old 09-26-2005, 07:42 PM   #2
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Sounds hard...very, very hard, for someone like me thinking about it. That would require serious skills.

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Old 09-26-2005, 08:55 PM   #3
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Aren't they making a few translated versions? If not, I'm sure someone would take the time to translate it.


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Old 09-27-2005, 05:13 AM   #4
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Whoever attempts an unofficial translation will have the problem of strings length...and this would be detrimental to the quality of the translation itself. :-(
I am a translator and I would be happy to do the work, but I couldn't fit a decent Italian translation in those spaces.
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Old 09-27-2005, 07:04 AM   #5
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Oh, right then. Maybe you could Email DF and see if they can do anything?

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Old 09-27-2005, 12:11 PM   #6
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Wont there be an Italian language option once the European version is released?

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Old 09-27-2005, 12:21 PM   #7
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Hasn't the European version already been released? :>


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Old 09-27-2005, 12:34 PM   #8
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The European version will come out in october-november.
No news about an Italian translation. I've already played the game two times, I just wanted that everybody in Italy could enjoy it.
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Well, I guess we, the nerds who love the game, can't do much to help. But we can hope there will be a translated version soon.


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Old 09-27-2005, 01:51 PM   #10
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Thank you anyway, guys! ;-)
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Old 09-27-2005, 02:06 PM   #11
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Old 09-27-2005, 03:21 PM   #12
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I hope so, you're funny.
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Old 09-28-2005, 04:57 AM   #13
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Thanks!
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