My boss doesn’t tell me everything going on, does yours?(read more...)
Just when I was thinking I needed to finish writing an article I had half-finished on the “value” of a fan-translated script, a crazy bomb drops out of seemingly nowhere.
So VN translation group Amaterasu decided yesterday that they had enough of waiting for Mangagamer and various Japanese game companies to come to a negotiation, and decided to just release their patches yesterday.
This isn’t going to be pretty.(read more...)
It’s been 1 year since the release of Narcissu 2 English Edition, and really, more people should know about this wonderfully moving game.(read more...)
They’re broken, and heading in a direction of continued brokenness. This has been something that has been nagging at me for years, and as the years have gone by I find the industry moving in the direction that most worried me.
What’s broken you ask? In a word, sustainability. The industry is facing pressures from all sides that make it downright unattractive to run a proper business. On top of that, it’s embarking on a strategy that’s at best slippery slope in order to stay afloat.(read more...)
Today, May 16, 2008, marks the 1 year anniversary of the Japanese release of Narcissu Side 2nd.
Since that day, Haeleth and I have been working on the translation project; days, nights, weekends, whenever we had time. I can’t speak for Haeleth of course, but I know that I’ve spent more than 500 hours on this project.(read more...)