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The 2 Fatal Right-To-Left Game Localization Pitfalls, and How to Spot Them

The 2 Fatal Right-To-Left Game Localization Pitfalls, and How to Spot Them

if localizations into your language looked like this؟How wo uld uoy rea c t Right-To-Left Game Localization Let’s not sugarcoat it: Right-To-Left game localization is hard. Like, really hard. Ask linguists, agencies, or Publishers and you’ll get the same response. Not only is Arabic challenging due to its myriad cultural complexities; but also the technical …

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Return of the Obra Dinn's Arabic Localization - Dealing with variables
  • Date
  • January 22, 2024

A Variable Parable—Dealing With Variables in Obra Dinn’s Arabic Localization

There’s a sort of unspoken camaraderie amongst the linguists who work on Lucas Pope games. On one hand, they got to work on some of the finest this medium has to offer. Once-in-a-lifetime experiences that stick with you, and that’s already enough to bond over. On the other, It’s like a veterans meet-up—you lock eyes …

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