I wasn't actually going to bring this up, since it's one of those annoying nitpicky things... But what the hell?
I've been watching a lot of the Hoshi no Kirby anime lately (I can just about stand it in Japanese, without the crazy accents) and noticed that in it the phrase "Hoshi no Kirby" is used to refer formally to Kirby himself, meaning that "Kirby of the Stars" is probably a more accurate translation that "Kirby's Star".
Of course, it's not actually an error, since both are correct. This just seemed the best place to bring it up.
That's fair. NinDB's translation was a guess on my part
Unfortunately, until the anime this was never really explained. Sure, he lives on Popstar - but that wasn't named or depicted for a while, and from what we could gather, Kirby lived with other Dream Landers.
The anime seemed to change things again, so now he fell to Popstar on a Warp Star (so would be an "alien") and lives with Cappies. But I don't think they've ever been shown here, and I have never downloaded them to watch them... so I don't know if they ever went into more detail or anything.
I'm pretty sure they've never been shown here, but I got the first DVD boxed set from America some time ago... it was awful. Since then they started fansubbing episodes over at Rainbow Resort, but I've only seen as far as part one of the Grand Prix thing... They haven't gone into much more detail from what I've seen, but it appears that Kirby was created by Nightmare in the anime.
Last Edit: Dec 22, 2006 7:12:09 GMT -5 by kirbychu
The graphic leading to 3PS #12 reads "Trauma Centre" instead of "Center". I know that's the correct British spelling of the word, but I'm pretty sure the game title isn't spelled that way even over here.
Post by Blueberry_pie on Feb 3, 2007 17:18:42 GMT -5
I was just scrolling through the Kazumi Totaka's Song Guide and happened to notice a little typo on the Luigi's Mansion entry... although I've (sadly) never played the game, I'm pretty it's Poltergust, not Poultergust
He's right... it should be Poltergust. It'd be different if it was just a generic word, but it's the name of something, and it's used over here as well as in America. So calling it the Poultergust isn't really much different that calling Marth "Mars".
I do agree with you. Just wanted to point out that it wasn't a typo but an instinctive response
On that point - the fact Marth was translated for years as "Mars" is really bizarre. During the end credits for the original Fire Emblem, all of the characters names are shown in English - and it says "Marth".
I'm guessing the fans didn't get that far in the game
Speaking of Fire Emblem, I realised the other day that I know next to nothing about it. I looked for fan translations of it some time ago, but none seemed to be complete. Time for another look, methinks...
Nester the Lark: First, The Pokémon Company gets into trouble with that whole Pokémon Masters EX hashtag business, and now this.
Jan 14, 2023 9:55:16 GMT -5
nocturnal YL: That's very embarrassing (and also entertaining). But I wonder why would The Pokémon Company post something they probably didn't make themselves?
Jan 14, 2023 17:56:51 GMT -5
nocturnal YL: Got to the ending of Xenoblade. I'll do the post-game contents in Casual Mode since they started to feel grindy. I'll also go back to the parts I skipped (mostly quests and Colony 6); there isn't much reason to play NG+, so I'll just complete the 1st run.
Jan 14, 2023 23:39:45 GMT -5
Nester the Lark: I'd like to be playing Fire Emblem Engage, but it wasn't delivered when it was supposed to be, and the shipment tracking hasn't been updated, so I have no idea what happened to it.
Jan 21, 2023 18:21:51 GMT -5
Nester the Lark: Times like this make me wonder if Sakurai had the right idea, and buying games digitally is the way to go.
Jan 21, 2023 18:23:18 GMT -5
nocturnal YL: Digital is usually more expensive and Switch only supports up to 2TB storage (about 140 to 200 games), but if you want to play games as soon as possible, it's the way to go.
Jan 22, 2023 1:48:00 GMT -5
nocturnal YL: I don't know when will I be getting it. I'm still interested, but it's no longer the "pre-order, premium version" kind of interested. These days I order games in bulks, so maybe I'll wait.
Jan 22, 2023 1:49:34 GMT -5
Nester the Lark: Finally, an update. It's marked as "out for delivery" again. Fingers crossed.
Jan 23, 2023 12:58:22 GMT -5
Nester the Lark: About the prices of digital games, I often find that when they go on sale, it's usually for very cheap prices. Except for first-party Nintendo games, which rarely go on sale, and not usually for that big of a discount.
Jan 23, 2023 13:01:40 GMT -5
Nester the Lark: But then, first-party Nintendo games usually hold their value for a long time even physically.
Jan 23, 2023 13:02:21 GMT -5
Nester the Lark: Welp, that's 0 for 2 on the delivery.
Jan 23, 2023 23:11:36 GMT -5
Nester the Lark: And it's out for delivery again. Third time's the charm?
Jan 26, 2023 12:54:55 GMT -5
Nester the Lark: And that's 0 for 3 on the delivery.
Jan 27, 2023 9:49:06 GMT -5
Nester the Lark: So, the delivery company gave up and sent the game back to the retailer. My order is being cancelled and money refunded.
Jan 27, 2023 20:41:21 GMT -5
Nester the Lark: I've been in contact with a customer service rep from the retailer all week, and they didn't understand why the package wasn't being delivered, either. But they're sending me a $30 gift card for the trouble, so that takes the sting out of it.
Jan 27, 2023 20:43:16 GMT -5
Nester the Lark: Still considering the digital option at this point.
Jan 27, 2023 20:53:05 GMT -5
nocturnal YL: Went back to my Wii U and downloaded updates / free DLC for games I don't have, in case I want to buy those.
Jan 30, 2023 7:22:29 GMT -5
nocturnal YL: Wii U having only 32GB of storage isn't helpful at all. 3DS and Switch are expandable via SD cards, while Wii U only supports USB hard disks. It made sense in 2012, but with SD cards going up to 2TB now, not supporting that sounds silly now.
Jan 30, 2023 7:27:19 GMT -5
nocturnal YL: What started off as me checking what can I do with the Wii U ended up with me just having fun with the system. Also relieved that it still works perfectly fine after 2 years of disuse. Except the Wii U GamePad vibration motor, which now makes weird noises.
Jan 30, 2023 12:43:42 GMT -5
nocturnal YL: I actually planned to use a mod to dump my games and save data, so that in case anything happens to it I can move on to emulation (since, unlike Switch, there's no save data backup service). I haven't started doing that, though.
Jan 30, 2023 12:45:00 GMT -5