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Re: The Novella: Final Fantasy X-2.5 ~Eternal Cost~
« Reply #255 on: February 19, 2014, 02:42:56 pm »
When the translator said the novel isn't worth translating, does that mean that he didn't like what he read?

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« Reply #256 on: February 19, 2014, 02:47:50 pm »
When the translator said the novel isn't worth translating, does that mean that he didn't like what he read?

I think he meant that there wasn't any filler in the novel that was really interesting. Don't forget that translating Japanese is very hard work, considering that there are three sub-languages within it. (Hiragana, katakana, kanji) So far, I agree. Apart from the 'Tidus is feeling lonely' part (I actually feel pretty sorry for him. :() and the illusion talk, there's nothing really of interest in the first chapter so far. Of course, the madness starts on the island. But it probably takes until halfway into the book to get there.
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« Reply #257 on: February 19, 2014, 04:00:30 pm »
What's that word you used?

I thought there wasn't a censor in place.

I said "w-h-o-r-e" that time. The forum has censored me a number of times lately, but didn't a couple of weeks back when I said "f-u-c-k." Now it does censor **** and everything else.

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« Reply #258 on: February 19, 2014, 06:46:19 pm »
When the translator said the novel isn't worth translating, does that mean that he didn't like what he read?

I think he meant that there wasn't any filler in the novel that was really interesting. Don't forget that translating Japanese is very hard work, considering that there are three sub-languages within it. (Hiragana, katakana, kanji) So far, I agree. Apart from the 'Tidus is feeling lonely' part (I actually feel pretty sorry for him. :() and the illusion talk, there's nothing really of interest in the first chapter so far. Of course, the madness starts on the island. But it probably takes until halfway into the book to get there.

Although that's a nice way of looking at it, Pixel simply didn't like what he was reading.
It disgusted him, and he said he might very well stop. He did shortly after he made that comment.


What's that word you used?

I thought there wasn't a censor in place.

I said "w-h-o-r-e" that time. The forum has censored me a number of times lately, but didn't a couple of weeks back when I said "f-u-c-k." Now it does censor **** and everything else.

There may be an automatic censor. I'll do some tweaking and see if I can't do some custom bypassing.
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Re: The Novella: Final Fantasy X-2.5 ~Eternal Cost~
« Reply #259 on: February 20, 2014, 06:17:44 am »
Thanks for looking into it. I'm glad you enabled ads, though. I got a $130 phone for $30 through Cricket Wireless because of them. =P

My contract with Verizon is up this month, so ... this is on topic, right? XD

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« Reply #260 on: February 20, 2014, 09:33:36 am »

Although that's a nice way of looking at it, Pixel simply didn't like what he was reading.
It disgusted him, and he said he might very well stop. He did shortly after he made that comment.

Man, now I'm even more curious. 'Disgusted' is a pretty strong word, you know.

Do you have any more passages that he or KaminaSan translated? I wonder if there's anything specific that made him quit, if it wasn't the boat sex or the island or Yuna's supposed cold nature. Maybe it's something in the Boy's Side.

Looks like we still have a lo~ng ride ahead of us.
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« Reply #261 on: February 20, 2014, 04:18:23 pm »
I've only uploaded what official translating work the two had done; nothing more past that.

There were very brief talks about the material later in the book from their own mouths, but since they were from a perspective of the reader I won't post them.


Needless to say, there is something later on in this book that seems to perturb many people.
We'll find that out soon enough; if you guys stick with the site, you shouldn't have to wait long.

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« Reply #262 on: February 21, 2014, 11:14:47 pm »
Just thinking that he said that he was disgusted by it, makes me think, how could they destroy such a beautiful story?, i really didnt like that we should get disgusted by it, there is something on that book that freaked people out.
So if this is continuing like this, and if the translated pages give us even worst content, i'll l just think that the audio drama and novella does not exist, and that the X series finishes oficially in Last Mission, where it tells that Tidus and Yuna live happily in Besaid.
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« Reply #263 on: February 22, 2014, 04:44:30 am »
Just thinking that he said that he was disgusted by it, makes me think, how could they destroy such a beautiful story?, i really didnt like that we should get disgusted by it, there is something on that book that freaked people out.
So if this is continuing like this, and if the translated pages give us even worst content, i'll l just think that the audio drama and novella does not exist, and that the X series finishes oficially in Last Mission, where it tells that Tidus and Yuna live happily in Besaid.

The funniest part is the fact that the main character's head getting blown off isn't even the worst thing about the novel if we are to believe this.

I know I'm just going to get angry about all these translations, but the thing is... I can't look away. This whole thing can be summed up by the 'train-wreck/car explosion' analogy. You know it's going to be horrible, but you can't stop wanting more.

Needless to say, I'm looking forward to the next train-wreck. Aren't you?

Because this is probably the most unfortunately exciting thing that's ever happened to FFX in years.
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« Reply #264 on: February 22, 2014, 06:03:16 pm »
Needless to say, I'm looking forward to the next train-wreck. Aren't you?

Because this is probably the most unfortunately exciting thing that's ever happened to FFX in years.

This sums it up very well.

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Re: The Novella: Final Fantasy X-2.5 ~Eternal Cost~
« Reply #265 on: March 02, 2014, 03:52:03 pm »
Is there a way to subscribe to the chapter translations thread?

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« Reply #266 on: March 02, 2014, 04:04:17 pm »
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I had hoped if they ever did another sequel to FFX it would be about Braska's pilgrimage and we would learn more about Auron's younger days

as a game, this would be a waste of money for the production team. We all know what happens.

but it would be worthwhile as a DLC I think

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« Reply #267 on: March 04, 2014, 11:36:40 am »

as a game, this would be a waste of money for the production team. We all know what happens.

but it would be worthwhile as a DLC I think

I disagree totally and one only needs to play FFVII: Crises Core to know why. The whole game revolves around Zack, a minor character in FFVII who we only see in flash backs. In the prequel new characters are created that help define the originals. By seeing the story through their eyes rather than someone else we gain a new prospective on the events that took place and what influenced them to make certain choices. Although fans are aware of Zack's ultimate fate it becomes all the more heart breaking because we do see the extant of the progress of the characters involved.
 
While in FFX the Jecht Sphere's do outline the pilgrimage a game could do more than just fill in the blanks. After all Braska, Jecht and Auron obviously had interesting lives long before they got together to take down Sin.

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« Reply #268 on: March 05, 2014, 07:07:45 am »
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Do you have any more passages that he or KaminaSan translated? I wonder if there's anything specific that made him quit, if it wasn't the boat sex or the island or Yuna's supposed cold nature. Maybe it's something in the Boy's Side.

w0w cant w8 to read more translations if theres any, when was the last time i read about something and felt disgusted about it hmm  :-\

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Is there a way to subscribe to the chapter translations thread?


There's a notify button next to 'reply' so I assume that's the subscription button? I have been receiving e-mail notifications whenever someone replies to this thread but I've stopped receiving them recently... probably because I rarely clicked on the links, let alone post in this thread  :-\

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« Reply #269 on: March 05, 2014, 02:41:17 pm »
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Do you have any more passages that he or KaminaSan translated? I wonder if there's anything specific that made him quit, if it wasn't the boat sex or the island or Yuna's supposed cold nature. Maybe it's something in the Boy's Side.

w0w cant w8 to read more translations if theres any, when was the last time i read about something and felt disgusted about it hmm  :-\

W-was that supposed to be sarcastic? D: Your text somewhat implies it...

So who wants to bet that Ifernal will be one of the villains of X-3 if it ever comes to light, if not the main villain? His name's one letter short of being 'infernal.' Plus he's a god-like spirit (infernal can mean demonic as well as evil), and he has the power to lock away memories...

-clicks fingers- Aha! I got it! Ifernal is Yu Yevon's long lost son! XD Take that, Chuami!
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