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EIYŪ DENSETSU – AO NO KISEKI
(The Legend of Heroes - Trails to Azure)
Role: main translator
Stats:
Started on 24/10/2016
Main script characters done by Guren: 932195+
Main script characters done by Flame: 462492+
Main script characters done by Kitsune: 183888+
Main script characters done by others: 22464
Main script total: 1600498
/1629086 =  98.25%+

Files fully done by me: 287
Files fully done by others: 8
Files with mixed translations: 54
Total: 349/351


Other things done: 
Weapons, armors, footwear, accessories, items and their descriptions.
Valuables and descriptions.
Ingredients and descriptions.
Fish and descriptions.
Arts and descriptions.
Quartz and descriptions.
Crafts and descriptions.
S-Crafts and descriptions.
Location names.
Shop names.
NPC names.
Recipes, effects and descriptions.
Records and descriptions.
Ailments and descriptions.
Books and descriptions.
EXTRAs section.
Fishing, Poker, Blackjack,  Roulette, Slots, Haunted Coaster, Pom! minigames dialogs and tutorials.
Memo.
EBOOT
Monsters' names and descriptions (edited lines 2971/2971)
Detective Notebook (edited lines 3297/3297)
Prestory
C Report
Arts Tables
Agnes in the Sunny Place (14/14)
Crossbell Times (11/11+extra)
Old books
Old Crossbell Times

To do: ?

Not doing at least on psp (they would be a huge pain, they say due to transparencies):
Name cards (you'll have some laughs here)
Location names on cut scenes (you'll crack on many of these)
6 or 7 lines from KeA (remember the "mitsukete" in Zero? That stuff).
The splash pages before and at the end of the chapters.
Quartz/Master Quartz tabs, and basically 99% of the manual.
We would never see the end of it otherwise.


EIYŪ DENSETSU – ZERO NO KISEKI
(The Legend of Heroes - Trails from Zero)
Role: main translator. Currently at 100% on 5th october 2016
Heavy QC play testing phase done for v4 patch, about 200 hours, 16th october 2016
Lots of stuff fixed.
-All images need to be edited.
-Hacker working on a Monster Notebook insert tool.
-Also working on eboot.
-On Vita ecfw TN-V, the game gives a lot of problems (texts that should be there are not displaying).
No problems if run with the ppsspp pc emulator.
-In editing hell since time immemorial https://geofront.esterior.net/
-A version 99.99%  translated was leaked by a tester. It's missing a heavy editing pass, other adjustments 
and playtesting of the edited version. It's fully playable and understandable, but it's not the best experience you could get.


https://heroesoflegend.org/forums/index.php
https://gbatemp.net/threads/legend-of-heroes-translation.366149/


NAYUTA NO KISEKI / NAYUTA: ENDLESS TRAILS
Role: very minimal help with checking some images translations; suggested a thousand fixes, more than seven hundred done. Some very sparse translations.

https://heroesoflegend.org/forums/index.php
https://gbatemp.net/threads/nayuta-no-kiseki-english-translation.373365/


UNCHAINED BLADES EXXIV
Role: deep QC for all the items, monsters, nicknames and so on desrciptions; almost all the EBOOT translation; translated almost all the monsters descriptions; deep QC on all skills and their descriptions and other stuff.

https://gbatemp.net/threads/currently-translating-unchained-blades-exxiv.394877/

131 comments:

  1. Hello! I was really hoping for ao no kiseki and I see you guys are translating it ^_^ Thank you guys! I am a big fan of the kiseki series and I am so happy to see this. Question though, is this site updated from time to time? As in is the translation still going on or is it dead? I hope its not dead. I also see you guys translated another of my favourite games nayuta no kiseki as well as unchained blades exxiv. When can we expect full translation of ao no kiseki? And will unchained blades exxiv ever be completed?

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  2. Hi.
    To sum it up:
    Zero: I and the other guys gave permission to the guys at https://geofront.esterior.net/ to edit the full translation, fix it and so on. I don't know when it'll come out, or if it ever will at all.
    Ao: this in progress and regularly updated, as you can see by the date.
    Still a long way to go.
    EXXIV: I don't know anything about this except it got stuck and it's still stuck. I was only involved with the project for a little while. You can only follow the topic on gbatemp for this game.
    Nayuta: you should thank Flame and the others for this, I only caught typos and mistakes here and there while playing, nothing more.

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  3. Hi! A big kiseki fan here! I just want to ask, do you have an estimate release date for the Ao English Patch? Would it be possible to release it by next year? I really want to play Ao in English because I heard that it is the best trails game among the series because of the storyline, plot twists, characters and its badass battle ost's. I really hope you'll release it by next year so that after the official fan translation of Zero has been released, you'll be the next to release Ao. Thank you for your wonderful answer! Goodluck! May Aidios be with you! 😊

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  4. I can't really give an estimate. I hope that at least the translation is over in a year, but I can't really say for sure. A lot depends on real life stuff and the prospects are not looking good for me.

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    1. I understand. Thank you for the answer! I hope the Ao project is going well. We fans can wait as long as we play it on English. Thank you for the effort of taking over the Ao English project. In behalf of other fans,we truly appreciate your efforts on translating the game although it is one of the biggest game in the series, you still decided to translate it on behalf of the fans! Thank you and Goodluck!! 😉

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    2. As long as its translated, I don't mind waiting a year or two. Waited a long time, a lil more is nothing :) If there's any way I could help(proofreading would be my specialty), let me know. Always glad to help esp for a game I love. A lot of fans are waiting for this. As long as you don't give up on it, people will be waiting for crossbell arc which many consider to be the best in the kiseki series.

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  5. So..you aren't giving up, right?

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    1. Not for now. And even if I were to, someone else would finish it.

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  6. Hey Guren! About the translation, are you also going to translate the title menu text of Ao No Kiseki to Trails to Azure and will you also be translating the arts list and manual in the detective notebook?

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    1. I don't know about the title, for Zero it was translated and the title screen image and save icons were changed too. Other images like manuals and arts lists should be translated too, but I think someone else will do those.

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    2. About the translation progress, is it a weekly update? I mean, are you updating the translation progress every week?

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    3. Usually I update the % every time I finish to translate a file, but most of the times I update when I simply remember to do it.

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  7. Last question, if the patch is already finished where are you going to post or release the english patch of ao no kiseki? Thank you!!

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    1. I don't know where it will be released, but I suppose on the heroes of legend website and I guess a link will be put on gbatemp too. That's hoping that no tester leaks the entire thing while it's still incomplete.

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  8. Hey guys, thanks for all the hard work you're putting into this and know that it's greatly appreciated.I'll definitely send a donation sometime in the fall when I'm able to, so know that you'll always have my support. Thanks again and can't wait to see what the finished product eventually looks like.

    A quick question I wanted to ask though, but will this patch/translation be available for the PC version of Ao as well? I know the Zero one will be from geofront, and it'd probably make things easier than getting an emulator or something if at all possible. Thanks if you can answer! :)

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    1. We're focusing on the PSP version, but I asked and a PC version should be possible too based on the findings a group made when they did a Korean fantranslation, but it's not my field so... The possibility is there, although no one is working on that now.

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    2. Hi Guren, is there a way I can send you a private message. I don't see a way on this blog site to contact you.

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    3. The quickest way is to make an account here and then send me a pm. No, we're not looking for additional help or testers now, if that's what you want to talk about :)
      http://heroesoflegend.org/forums/

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    4. Ok Thx Guren, waiting for my account to be activated. I signed up as Darkonus. The Question I have is about something else.

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    5. Are you Guren on the forums? Can't seem to find you.

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    6. I saw that the address is different now and indeed there're only 10 users with a D nickname and you're not among them. Try this one: https://heroesoflegend.org/forums/index.php

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    7. Waiting for my account to be activated I just replied to the Questionnaire email. Hopefully will be active tomorrow.

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    8. Huh,suppose that's good to know, hope somebody makes it happen in that case, and again appreciate all the work you're doing :)

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  9. i really appreciate for your works, especially for Zero no Kiseki. Cant wait for english translation of Ao no Kiseki.
    anyway, did you accept donation? thru paypal maybe? thanks

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    1. Thanks. There's a button for donations on the top right, although that was put there when the blog started for translating manga, so way before I started helping with games too, but if you want...

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  10. The question i have is in relation to the time it takes working on the project. I understand that you have a "translation time period" and also an "editing time period" where you go back and finalize everything. My question is which takes longer to accomplish, the translation or the editing phase.

    How does this work exactly?

    Also another quick question related to the leaked game of zero. I am currently playing it since there is nothing else, but exactly what type of errors and inconsistencies are in that game. I do notice the translation is deff not xseed level, its a bit more literal in a sense.

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    1. Hi.
      They both take a lot. It also depends on how many people are working on both phases. The more, the lesser it takes, but it can become confusing (different people, different styles, different views...) so that's why the lesser is better for consistency. You also need people in the editing phase who are familiar with the series, who preferably have played the game they're editing and can spot suspicious stuff. Knowledge of Japanese would be great too to have, since many times you can understand why x has translated something in some way just by looking at the original text (for puns, speech styles, names...).

      As for your other question, we were still debating what to choose for Chinese based names (someone wanted them divided, Shan Shan, Mei Ling, Zhang Hui, Xi Lun, Mei Hua...but I wanted them compounded, so Shanshan, Meiling and so on, because Falcom used Heiyue and Rixia, so I think we should follow their naming style...). There was also the option to go with their direct romanization from Japanese, so Xi Lun would be Shiron, Mei Hua would be Meifa, Lang would be Ran, Ling (the Bracer), would be Rin and so on. Maybe we did a mix of all this. There's also a problem with Kilika, who should be Kirika like you can see in her naming card after completing the game...but XS used Kilika and so, do you follow with what they did or not? What about other of their mistranslations like Mishy and Mishelam instead of Michey and Michelam (appears in various places in game). Michey is also a reference to Mickey Mouse, with some differences (cat - mouse, little sis - fiancee, michey (read misshi) - mickey, but both are popular mascots of a super popular theme park...). It doesn't end there. Hartmann's title is Chairman (it can also mean Speaker, but Falcom chose that), and XS in CSII chose...Speaker. What do you use then? Next, C.P.S. means Crossbell Police School (official), but XS used Crossbell Police Academy... What about Lechter Arundel? He's got this name in CS but has a different one in 3d (I think) and a different one in Zero-Ao. What do we use? The last one? Is it Geofront or Geo Front? Section, Division or Blok? District Crime Prevention Department? Section? Wide Crime? Is it Crime Investigation Section 1 (and 2) or Division 1 (and 2)?
      There were all these things to still decide upon.
      There're still typos and mistakes (the usual you're/your, we'll/will, alright/all right...), inconsistencies with items, quartz and arts descriptions if you go read those of FC/SC and probably 3rd too, maybe naming differences. I don't remember if we used only real names for fish or not. The game needed a heavy pass to check all this. It's missing some translated lines in battle (just a few that we couldn't locate were the game stores them), the splash pages and the tutorials are still in Japanese (everything was translated, it was a matter of cleaning the original stills and insert the texts with a suitable font). Maybe the books too are still in Japanese, although even those were translated and edited (yet, I think there're still a couple of translation problems in the Back Alley Doctor Glenn novel).
      And the whole translation needed to be edited to flow better, because yes, it is as much literal as possible, at least on my part, since that's what Zero G wanted. So, in the end, it wasn't finished, it was missing things to be inserted, there were things still not decided, things to be probably changed and it needed a couple of passes to make the translation better. And it was leaked. The nerve! I hope at least people can enjoy it in some way. You can't even imagine how much we worked our asses off on the project, how many hours, of our free time, went into it, from the entire team.

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  11. Hey guys. Just passing by to thank you for the translation of Zero no Kiseki. I finished the game not long ago and it was absolutely amazing. I am really grateful that you are also translating the sequel.
    Hope you have a great summer :).

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    1. Thank you for your kind words, but I'd like to remember you that this is a one man only blog. You should go to the heroesoflegend.org/forums if you want to thank the other guys who did really a lot to make the game patch happen. Also, don't forget that Gu4n and his team are combing and fixing the script to bring it to a whole different level of quality. Maybe you could replay the game when their version is done to have a better experience. Thank you for the great summer too, but it's been horrible until now and I know it's going to be even worse from now on :(

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  12. Hello! I'd like to thank you, guren, for your efforts translating these beasts of games. It's really appreciated.
    Quick question: for Ao are you translating it in the same (very) literal way as was requested for Zero or are you giving it a more natural flow?

    Good luck with everything!

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    1. Hi, it's a little less literal, but it'll need the usual pass to make it flow a lot more natural. Thank you for the good luck thing, but only winning the lottery could really help me. Or finding a full time job. They both have exactly the same chances, though.

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    2. It may be literal but it is understandable and well translated.
      Its even better than the official translation of the gagharv trilogy, mostly tear of vermillion.

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  13. Getting near the end of Zero no Kiseki so I really want this soon! Thanks for the hard work.

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  14. Thanks from the bottom of my heart. o/

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  15. Yay! More than 50! Keep up the good work ^_^ rooting for you!

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  17. I want to drop by and say that I am rooting for you guys. There is so much text to translate! Especially how the NPCs change what they say often. I can't even begin to imagine how much work there is apart from other things you guys have going on in your lives. I am truly grateful! I love these games so much, and to see fellow fans want to bring the other games to us with the highest quality possible is beyond appreciated!

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  18. oh man, i hope i can ply this 1st b4 cold steel 2 pc comes out

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  19. Nice one.

    Thank you for your hard work!!!!!

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  20. 61.16% and counting! Waaaaah. I hope it would come out before 2017 ends. Haha! More power. I'm rooting for you guys.

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  21. if u guys feel grateful than donate for admin for the patch before the release date

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  22. what!!! 67.06% thanks for all the hard work you're putting into this.

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  23. Thank you for working on this and am sort of proud to be the first one to comment on your blogspot ^_^ Also have to thank the person on zero no kiseki translation site for giving me this blogspot's address. Perhaps people google for ao and get directed to zero's forums where I asked about ao and then thwy come here because otherwise you'd get more comment before I made the first comment. Anyway good luck! Rooting for you!

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  24. I heard from another comment on here that Ao no kisek is a long ways off. How is it along ways off. 72% is what it is at currently and that is like 2/3 finish. Is this just because your still in the first initial editing phase? Please explain this to me if you would please.

    Also another question i have. Zero is currently at 40%. You also mentioned in another comment on here that "if we ever finish it at all" are you running into alot of complications with this project? Or do you see the project for zero reaching 100%. In any case keep up the good work like always, i imagine during the holidays you may have more time to work on it cause i understand college is very important and takes up most of the time.

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  25. Also when one game gets finished first, are you going to collaborate on the unfinished project with other editors.

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  26. About Zero, there's another team working on the translation editing. So you have to ask them how things are going, because I'm not cooperating with them. My job on Zero has been over for more than a year. For Ao, it's still been translated, not edited. When it reaches 100%, there will still be other things to translate (books, notebook, novel...I don't even know if the tutorial images were done...or the Arts and Quartz tabs...) and then everything needs to be tested and fixed for context mistakes and so on (crashes...). After all that is done, I think it will be released as a v1. Then, when the guys working on editing Zero are finished with that, and if they want, they could do a full editing of Ao too and you'll have a v2. If not, Ao's will remain in a sort of rough, literal translation with at least five writing styles in it :)

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  27. I JUST TRUST YOUR TRANSLANTION GUREN I DONT CARE ABOUT THAT OTHER TRANS... JUST KEEP UP YOUR GOOD WORK

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  28. I think that almost everyone here is waiting so badly for the translated game that they aren't paying much attention to what Guren is saying, or at least they aren't understanding the issue. Even I want to play the game as soon as possible, but we can't rush things. As far as I can see, what Guren is saying is that the translation of the main and general plots may be near complete, but the work on the game is not just that. There's more to do on the game before it can be really played. So we must be patient cause the whole thing must take some good time to be completed.

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  29. you are the one translating the current eng version of Zero? I'm playing right now and it's pretty good. I thin geofront *improved* translation is really overglorified, you are more than good enough. hoping this get released soon too after I finish Zero.

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  30. If you need help with beta testing for typos, grammar fixing and localisation; using more kiseki based terms, I can help you with that once you have completed the translation. Hit me up if you need help :) Checking this from time to time so yeah. I would really love contribute to the series which holds a special place in my heart.

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  31. WOAH 79%??? HOW IT WAS JUST AT 77%

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  32. Can we expect ao no kiseki early 2018

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  33. Great job. For Ao, the books, notebook, novel, items, image already translated.
    It would be nice to put everything together.

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  34. Hi guren. Any chance you will release the script at 100% before editing phase? really cant wait to play the game

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  35. at this rate we will have an awesome xmas present or new year`s gift

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  36. Keep it up! ^_^ You're doing great

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  37. Hi! Could you email me please? yuvar4677@gmail.com
    or you could drop your email address and I will get back to you.
    It is of utmost importance regarding Ao and I am sure it will be greatly beneficial to you. Thank You.

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    1. You can drop me a PM on at heroesoflegend.org/forums/ or at gbatemp if you want.

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  38. You're at 91.50% already? :O pretty awesome! You're in the homestretch now <3

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  39. Will the game be released as soon as the translation is done or will it first be editted for a v1 and then released ?

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    1. It's very unlikely that there will be a fully edited version. We'll fix what typos and other things we catch while testing the game, that's for sure.

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    2. I see, thanks for replying and for the hard work!

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  40. Hey Guren, can I ask something? Are you going to release the unedited version of the game or not? Thanks for the answer!!

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    1. It will be the current translation with some fixed stuff, what we'll catch when testing the game. I don't see a fully edited version anytime soon. It would be a massive feat taking
      too much time to do.

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    2. Hi Guren, just wondering what would be the difference between what you mentioned (current trans with fixed stuff) and fully edited version? My benchmark is the leaked translated version of Zero

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    3. I didn't look at the leaked version of zero, but if in there there's stuff like your instead of you're (and viceversa), solider/soldier, will/we'll, then/than and so on, with texts running out of tabs and over the portraits to the right, then it was the trans before getting that stuff fixed. Think about that with the needed fixes and you have what I'd like to release for Ao. The fully edited one could have an entire rewriteg of the script to make it more fluid, english-like for sentence structure and so on. You have to ask Gu4n and his team about that for Zero because I'm not involved with what they're doing. Formatting problems are other things to fix. That involves Crossbell Times, Agnes in the Sunny Place, the detective notebook, fish and monsters descriptions... All the stuff that has too much text and so don't show up in a proper decent way. I'm also thinking about the text in the Cult's terminals.
      That was a giant mess.

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    4. Right, thanks for your info. Well then, I personally would be happy enough with what you'd like to release as long as it is 1) playable 2) understandable. Can't wait! Thank you.

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  41. I totally didn't expect that i might see this one released before zero :O

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    1. zero already released a long time ago ....

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    2. From what i've gathered, that version seems competent, but the translations and meanings are often wrong. It's a machine translation afterall.

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    4. wtf are u talking about ? thats a good translation just not edited (text out of box sometimes) but its not machine translation.

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    5. No, it is not. I already played it, twice. The translations quality and the meaning most of the script is pretty good. that "wrong" thing is only:

      - text formatting that sometimes out of the text box ( in script, books, or monster guide )
      - some typo
      - sometimes inconsistent term
      - sometimes unrefined script ( too literal/a bit weird/etc, but still far better than pure machine translation result )

      I am not native speaker, but i can say i really enjoy the translations. And I'm pretty sure zero leaked version is not a pure machine translation. If you already tried the half-baked ao translation that already spread around the internet ( try look at nicoblog ), then you will know which one that is from the machine translation

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    6. It's not a machine translation. In fact, the Geofront team are simply editing that version to read well in English.

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  42. I guess the person who corrected me when i initially thought it was a human translation as well was grossly misinformed then.

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    1. You should just read Guren's own description of the translation, which is posted on this page(he worked on the translation that was released):

      "A version 99.99% translated was leaked by a tester. It's missing a heavy editing pass, other adjustments
      and playtesting of the edited version. It's fully playable and understandable, but it's not the best experience you could get."

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    2. Yup. The translation's quality is decent enough for you to appreciate and enjoy the game

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    3. Its been known for years that they decided to do a literal translation and keep it mind these people arent even professionals they are translating this so sad little sacks full of fart like YOU can play the game in it's entirety so why not be grateful and wish them the best ?

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    4. Thanks Type 0, but please, moderate yourself ;)

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  43. Sorry im new, but whre can i find the translated game that you have worked on? Thx

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    1. Nothing is hosted here. Zero's translation can be found in the usal sites. The leaked version, at least. For the fully edited one, you'll have to wait for Gu4n's team to finish. They're 50% done as of now https://geofront.esterior.net/2017/12/11/trails-zero-50/

      Same for Nayuta, a translation is out there and I don't know if Flame ever released the updated version with all the stuff I pointed out. A new translation is being worked on from scratch from another team, though.

      For Unchained Blades, I only contributed to the stuff in the description. You can follow what's going on here https://gbatemp.net/threads/currently-translating-unchained-blades-exxiv.394877/

      But in the end, gooogle is your best choice to find what you're looking for ;)

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    2. Ah sorry, forgot to mention the game, actually i was referring to Ao no Kiseki and i thought it has been finished. I just keep wondering at the comments, how do these people know the translation progress percentage? I have no clue where to look

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    3. Just look under the Ao no kiseki name in this page and you can find all the stats.

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  44. I'm extremely excited for this. Any chance we can get this by christmas? haha!

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    1. Well, I just finished playing the unedited version of Zero which was fun, but I'd rather wait for your patch to be finished before playing Ao since it'd be great to play something fully edited since I especially love the character dialogues when I play the kiseki games. I was hoping for an approximate estimate for when you'd be done.Do you think you'd be done by the end of the year or is the estimate more like a month or something? Thanks for replying in advance!

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    2. I really don't know. I'll finish the Crossbell Times this week, then there's Christmas and all the craziness. I expect the translation to be over before the end of January, provided anything bad doesn't happen (as I saw last week, life is really fickle). And the game has to be tested too.

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    3. Dear Guren,

      I totally understand. For a project this large, I can imagine it taking a long time and being a lot of work. I was sort of worried about coming across as more impertinent than I wanted to be, earlier, so I appreciate your prompt, considerate reply. I really, really love the Kiseki games. I've played through the Liberl Arc, Zero no Kiseki, and cold steel I and some of II (but stopped when I realized any more would probably spoil Ao). I really appreciate it that you are working so hard to spread such great stories to an english speaking audience. Keep up the great work! My Japanese isn't good enough to help out and I don't want to get spoiled on Ao; otherwise, I'd definitely offer to help out! I can hold conversations in Japanese, but reading Kanji fluently is another matter. I very much respect your work. Thank you very much once again!

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    4. No worries Guren! Wish you guys the best. I don't mind testing it for you guys if you want lol. I talk to all the NPC so I can catch if there are things missing.

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    5. I don't know who will test it and if the test will be thorough or not, since the Zero translation was leaked by one on the testers before and all the hours I and other people put into it talking with with every NPC every time they were available and fixing a lot of things never made it into the translation, due to the leak. So many hours wasted for nothing.

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  45. Just want to drop in and say nice work, Guren! I'm on the "Divertisment" chapter in Cold Steel II and I'm so happy when the [REDACTED] show up. Although that moment is also a bit spoiler-ish since I'm still on Chapter 2 for Zero, but having played Zero and get to know the characters just make it more enjoyable in Cold Steel II.

    Again, great job and can't wait to play Ao!

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  46. Just to send you a "Thank you" once again for all the work and passion you put into it.

    Keep up the good work.

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  47. Good job man! Keep it up. Do you think you'll release a version after translation is done or would you want it edited first?

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    1. There will be some minor editing for sure after testing it but not something major like what Gu4n's team is doing with Zero now.

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  48. I would like to know something, are you give us the download link after you're done? Are you only giving it to the people who donated this to you? Or do we have to buy this from you? In which case, I don't mind buying it, as long as in reasonable price ($30). If you're only sending out the download link to the people who donate, then I'll donate right now.

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    1. Don't even joke about it, you won't have to pay anything, buy anything or donate anything. It will be free. If someone asks you money for this, they are scamming you. Careful. I will tell you were to go to download the patch, because I think that hosting it here could potentially cause me trouble.

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    2. I am sorry, I wasn't joking, I really love Zero No Kiseki, I'm dying to play this game so I'm little bit crazy about it. Thank you for answering my question.

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  49. I've been waiting for this since when I'm still in Highschool. I still remembered that I always watched the trailer and the S-Craft video both Zero and Ao and I was thinking if they going to have the English version of that and I was shocked when I saw some article's about the translation that I've became soooo happy and excited. I already played Zero few months ago and I loved it. I was so happy that I got a chance to play new legend of heroes series. Right now I always checked your blog for updates about Ao. I'm really excited to play HAHA thank your for your hard work and dedication. I can't wait to play Ao. :D

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  50. Heya Guren, i wish you a happy new year. May your wishes for 2018 come true :D. Thank you again for all the work you do with Ao and you did with Zero.

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    1. Thanks, happy new year to you too.

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  51. Happy new year!!!! guys it is so fast maybe in march will be finish?
    the trails of zero has been translate on pc? if is where can i find it?
    the trails of azura will be on pc right not on PSP? if it is where can i take the trails of zero i cant find anywhere.

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    1. 1) Happy new year to you too!
      2) The main script translation will be over in a couple of weeks. We've already started to test some things and squashing bugs.
      3) I don't know if there's a translation for PC, I think someone was working on it and it was abandoned? Anyway, it's for PSP. You can use an emu on your PC if you want. Same for Azure, PSP. I saw there should be a PC version for this too but now we're focused on the original PSP games.
      3) Google is your friend! No link or names will be provided here. You could also wait for the fully edited one if you don't want to play the leaked version.

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  52. Any update this new year? Thanks

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    1. TS% updated. I had a very hectic week.

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    2. Thanks! I hope yours will be happy too.

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  53. been waiting for Falcom to localize the game but I am thankful for people like you translating these game.. The story of Zero left me hanging and with all of the spoiler at the end of ToCS II can't wait for the official release of your work.. keep up :D

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    1. I can't wait for the story to maybe switch one day to the Republic and relive everything from the republican point of view like they did with the empire in the Cold Steel sub series. And I hope we'll see all the other Anguis and Enforcers.

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  54. plot twist...

    rean from coldsteel, is the true protagonist in the trails series... the other dude, is only a side character

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  55. Hey, Guren. I'm the lead editor on the Geofront's Trails from Zero project. I just wanted to take a second to thank you for your work on the Crossbell games. Without you, I would never have had the chance to work on these games I love. Zero is going great and I absolutely cannot wait to continue to work on editing Azure. I promise you that we will do the games justice. Thank you for your work and have a good day, man.

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    1. Nice to hear from you. My work is only a part (huge, but only a part) of the entire thing. Many people have contributed on Zero and others on Azure. Without them, Zero wouldn't have been almost finished and for Azure it would've taken another year for the translation alone, while with Flame's huge help and a big part of Kitsune's previous work, it will just be a matter of a little more time. Also, it's thanks to Flame if everyone will be able to play Azure with a working patch that doesn't make the game crash here and there, who fixed many things, hacked the unhackable and so on. Zero and Ao are a combined effort of many, many people who put in from just some hours to an insane amount of their free time (and not only that) on those projects. It's just to clear that I'm not the only one who worked/working on them like many people think, absolutely. I wish you good luck on the editing part, you've got a foliage ocean of text to go through and you'll have another one later ;)

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  56. As always, keep up the good work! Rooting for you.

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  57. Hey, would just like to say the effort is great appreciated for me. Keep up the good work.

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