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General Castlevania Discussion / Re: Localization stuff you liked?
« Last post by BLOOD MONKEY on Today at 01:56:53 PM »
The original SOTN translation was good. Much better than the redo and all the handheld games where enemies have terribly generic names. At least SOTN brought some imagination into the mix.

Granfal(l)oon > Legion

200%


Also like, all the dialogue in SQ. It's not a good game and the dialogue definitely gets very in the way, but it's such a bold stylistic choice and does a lot to make the characters feel like they actually inhabit their own world. No normal person would just be a helpful textbox.
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Off Topic / Re: What anime are you currently watching....
« Last post by Bloodreign on Today at 02:03:08 AM »
Igano Kabamaru, 1983 ninja comedy, the main character voiced by Goku's Japanese VA. Funny, but sometimes confusing plot.
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General Castlevania Discussion / Re: Localization stuff you liked?
« Last post by Kaneda on Yesterday at 02:35:55 AM »
I can't believe I didn't think to include that, but you're right. Castlevania was a great branding decision on Konami's part. It immediately evokes horror imagery with its combination of castle and Transylvania.
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General Castlevania Discussion / Re: Localization stuff you liked?
« Last post by theplottwist on June 11, 2024, 08:43:06 PM »
"Castlevania", the name itself.

I like "Demon Castle Dracula", and that the castle itself is called "Castle Dracula", like in the Stoker novel. But giving it the name "Castlevania" made it stand out immensely. Sounds like something you should be really scared of if it existed for real and appeared out of nowhere.
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Carpathian Night Starring Bela Lugosi at the Dreamhack Indie Playground!
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General Castlevania Discussion / Re: Localization stuff you liked?
« Last post by Eric Roman on June 09, 2024, 09:53:34 PM »
#konamisealofquality  ;D
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Hardcore Gaming 101 / Re: What game(s) have you been playing lately?
« Last post by zangetsu468 on June 08, 2024, 07:49:30 PM »
I’ve played through and completed a second cleared game(third playthrough) of Triangle Strategy).

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Quite frankly, not so much a fan of games where you’re unable to acquire the true ending on the first playthrough. It feels like a cheap way of lengthening replay value, unless the difficulty settings keep increasing with each subsequent playthrough.

After a year long hiatus, I’m going to start putting time back into TOTK and continue playing Metroid Dread on Dread Mode with no upgrades.
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General Castlevania Discussion / Re: Localization stuff you liked?
« Last post by LuxKiller65 on June 08, 2024, 06:43:49 PM »
My favourite are consumer support and limited warranty on page 24 and 25.

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General Castlevania Discussion / Re: Localization stuff you liked?
« Last post by Abnormal Freak on June 08, 2024, 02:46:20 PM »
The original SOTN translation was good. Much better than the redo and all the handheld games where enemies have terribly generic names. At least SOTN brought some imagination into the mix.

Granfal(l)oon > Legion
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