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Old 02-28-01, 10:37 PM
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Cast your votes, folks! What is the funniest poor translation from Japanese (or whatever) to English in the video game world?

My vote:
(From Resident Evil 1)
"Here's a lockpick. It might be handy if you, the master of unlocking, take it with you." - Barry

My brother and I repeated the line for weeks, laughing every single time.
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I'm sure a ton of posts will be from Zero Wing (you know, All your base blah blah blah). The first one I ever saw was at the end of 10,000 mile rally (?): Congraturations. Me and my friend would laugh about that one for a long time.
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Atari 2600 Pac-Man
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All your bombs are belong to us.
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How are you gentlemen?

All youre base are belong to us.

make your time.

http://users.erols.com/busker/busker...lyourbase.html


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Ninja Gaiden: Just a girl. Get out of here!

Metal Gear: I feel asleep!
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Nothing tops the translations from Working Designs. Toss out the original Japanese script and put in as many dick, fart, gay, and fat jokes as possible. Nice job Vic.
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Castlevania 2 was great about this. You get spectacular lines like:

GET THE SILK BAG
FROM THE GRAVEYARD
DUCK TO LIVE LONGER

Go here for more zany fun:
http://www.ummagurau.com/writing/video/i.htm

-Matt

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