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All your base are only the tip of the iceberg

Or why Google Translate isn’t your go-to game localization partner     Cover design: Artem Nedrya…

Why do devs need a game localization style guide?

Recently I wrote a blog post where I describe how to check localization of a game for…

How to check game localization quality for free, when you (a dev) don’t know the languages?

Image: Toby Fox/Undertale (and Artem Nedrya) Recently I have been exchanging e-mails with Cassie Nantais from Borealys Games. We…

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Why testing during the localization phase can be useful

Case study: Yearn, Tyrant’s Conquest Localization into French, Italian, Russian, and Polish Localizing on a short deadline Challenging?…

Game Dev Loc Starter

Essential Localization Resources for Game Devs Source: spiritjs.io Localization is often done in the final stages of…

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…

Is your product gender-inclusive?

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

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…