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Dr. Rivers

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General questions
« on: April 03, 2011, 11:04:04 PM »
I would like to start this topic by asking if the game translations should be formal or informal.

I'm asking this because by consulting the English and Spanish I have little idea of which one is being used (formal and third person?) and when I went to see the Portuguese translation it was more informal and in the second person (i.e. "Est


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Re: General questions
« Reply #1 on: May 17, 2011, 09:49:08 PM »
While I have very limited understanding of either the Portugese or Spanish language, I have always felt that the Bullfrog games have always seemed rather informal in their dialogues, you know, focusing more on comedic value than what you would actually expect.

The manual on the other hand is an official document, not part of a game, and is not subject to the same formality and style as the game.