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Introduction to Game Localization

Course Summary

Become a translator, tester or project manager specialized in game localization and get paid for your gaming passion

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    Course Syllabus

    • Introduction
      • Introduction
      • How Game Localization Works
      • Thank You And Welcome!
      • Who is Pablo Muñoz?
    • The Game Localization Process
      • Intro To The Game Localization Process
      • Internationalization (i18n)
      • i18n Best Practices - Tip 1
      • i18n Best Practices - Tip 2
      • i18n Best Practices - Tip 3
      • i18n Best Practices - Summary
      • The Localization Kit
      • The Translation Phase
      • The Review Phase
      • Localization Testing
      • Test Your Knowledge About The Game Localization Process
    • Working In-house And As Freelancer
      • Intro To Working In-house And As A Freelancer
      • Familiarizing With The Game In-House
      • Reference Material, Context And Freelancers
      • Queries And How To Report Them
      • Quick Look At A Query Sample File
      • Query Template
      • That Magic Moment When You See Your Own Translation On The Screen
      • Testing By In-house Translators And Testers
      • Challenges For Freelancers
      • How Much Money Can You Make Working In The l10n Industry?
      • Quick Comparison Between In-House and Freelance Translators
      • Test Your Knowledge About Working In-House Or As A Freelancer
    • The Technical Aspects
      • Intro To The Technical Aspects
      • How Does A Typical Game File Look Like?
      • Game File Example In Excel
      • Tags Or Those Strange Codes Around The Text
      • Donkey Kong Jungle Beat Example For Translation
      • Tags in Action I - Dragon Ball: Attack of the Sayans
      • What Was Wrong In The Previous Video?
      • Tags in Action I - Behind The Scenes
      • Tags in Action II - Fire Emblem Shadow Dragon
      • Identify Some Tags
      • Tags in Action II - Behind The Scenes
      • Tags in Action II - Let's Cause Some Tag Bugs!
      • Variables In Game Localization
      • Character Limitations
      • God Bless The Macros To Count Characters!
      • Test Your Knowledge About Working The Technical Aspects In Game Localization
    • Translation And Transcreation
      • Hey, You've Become A Super Saiyan!
      • Intro To Translation And Transcreation
      • What Is Transcreation?
      • Transcreation In 3 Steps
      • Exercise: Transcreate With Chef Ramsay And Other Memes!
      • Eco Shooter A Short But Good Example Of Transcreation (I)
      • Identify The Words That Could Be Difficult To Translate
      • Eco Shooter A Short But Good Example Of Transcreation (II)
      • Eco Shooter A Short But Good Example Of Transcreation (III)
      • The Limits Of Transcreation
      • Transcreation In Practice I - Names, Items and Spells
      • Transcreation In Practice II - Character Descriptions
      • Transcreation In Practice III - Dialogues And Accents
      • Exercise: Translate Bonsai Barber Names, Descriptions And More!
      • Transcreation In Practice IV - Songs, Rhymes And Poems
      • Exercise: Translate The Child's Drawings Of Silent Hill
      • Transcreation In Practice V - Songs To Be Sung
      • Transcreation In Practice Ultimate Edition - The FFVI Opera Song
      • Exercise: Translate The FFVI Opera Song
      • Test Your Knowledge About Translation and Transcreation
    • Game Localization Testing
      • Intro To Game Localization Testing
      • What Is A Bug?
      • System Bugs I - Font Issues
      • System Bugs II - Wrong Text Implementation
      • System Bugs III - Unexpected Issues
      • Linguistic Bugs I - Misspellings And Grammar Mistakes
      • Linguistic Bugs II - Mistranslations
      • Linguistic Bugs III - Text Overflows And Truncations
      • Linguistic Bugs IV - Style Improvements
      • Linguistic Bugs V - Inconsistencies
      • The Golden Rule For Being A Good Tester
      • Timing Issues In Subtitles
      • Cultural Issues
      • Accesibility Issues
      • How To Report Bugs Effectively
      • Bug Report Template
      • Bugs Reports Explained
      • Bug Statuses
      • Test Your Knowledge About Game Localization Testing
    • Wrapping Up
      • Recommended Books On Game Localization
      • Final Words And See You Next Mission!
    • Bonus!
      • Top 5 - Funny Engrish In Games
      • Top 5 - Worst Voice Acting In Gaming
      • The 5 Worst Dubbed Games In Spanish + An Incredible (Bad) Dubbing
      • Multi-line Character Count Macro

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USD 129

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1 - 4 hours / week

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