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Q&A with Johnson Lin of IGDA Taiwan

Fresh advice on game approval process, past mishaps & comical mistakes, devs’ shortcuts to avoid, and indie-friendly…

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Indie Dev Speak: Interviewing Luis Peralta from the Missing Translation team

Inventing a new language for a game that isn’t missing translation, On gender and ethnicity Intro…

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Indie Localizer Speak: A game localizer speaks out and tells it all

INTRO In their 2014 GDC talk, Sony QA team wondered: “Why don’t translators get it right…

Is your product gender-inclusive?

[Art: “Female swordsman” by redpeggy] Women represent almost half of the population, but when a content…

How video game localizers could work, but they don’t

[Image source: Webflow] This post presents a concept of a visual game localization app and was…

Indie Dev Speak: Interviewing Eliott Jabes of Sneakerguy

Bootstrapping in a foreign language with a limited indie budget My interview with Eliott Jabes, the CEO…

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Do you want your chatbot converse in foreign languages? My learnings from bot devs, Part 2

My learnings from bot devs & first-hand localizer’s advice (part 2: collab & benefits) This post was…

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Do you want your chatbot converse in foreign languages? My learnings from bot devs

My learnings from bot devs & first-hand localizer’s advice (workflows, i18n & l10n) This post was originally…

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My Interview With SoGoodGaming: It Was All About Game Localization

Topics included: What game localization is all about, its challenges, the Indie Localizers Team, past projects,…

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9 Game Localization Best Practices

Game localization often happens in the final stages of a release. That’s when some issues are…

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Fan Or Pro? How To Localize Your Game Into Other Languages And Actually Win At It

A post I wrote post a while back for IndieWatch. Originally published on their website.  INTRO: UNLOCK…

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Possible Website Localization Error Linked To Beijing Tesla Crash

Beijing Tesla Crash causes Tesla to rethink online terminology Share this: Facebook3 Twitter LinkedIn Google Pinterest…

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Be Where Your Clients Are: Effective Tweeting For Indie Entrepreneurs

As an indie business owner, you most probably don’t have a dedicated marketing staff and you do…

Localization Languages: Russian And Ukrainian, Or Why Localize Only Into Figs?

While deciding on the languages for localization is primarily dictated by specific data such as visitor…

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Indie Localizers Team: One Team To Take You Global

We are thrilled about the launch of our brand-new website and our blog! We plan to regularly…