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Re: Bugs, crashes, typos & bad taste
« Reply #270 on: February 24, 2017, 03:13:59 pm »
Yep, the issue is quite consistent in this version.

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Re: Bugs, crashes, typos & bad taste
« Reply #271 on: February 24, 2017, 04:01:20 pm »
well it would be weird if it only happened sometimes. ::)

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Re: Bugs, crashes, typos & bad taste
« Reply #272 on: February 24, 2017, 06:35:06 pm »
STR_CAVES is missing.

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Re: Bugs, crashes, typos & bad taste
« Reply #273 on: February 25, 2017, 01:17:23 am »
STR_CAVES is missing.

You mean the terrain name? Yeah, a bunch of them remains unnamed. I'll get to this later.

Or was it something else? Oh nevermind, I added the string anyway.

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Re: Bugs, crashes, typos & bad taste
« Reply #274 on: February 25, 2017, 08:09:00 am »
It was a mission name, showing when click on it on global map.

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Re: Bugs, crashes, typos & bad taste
« Reply #275 on: February 27, 2017, 11:01:41 pm »
Some more typos and errors (well, maybe).

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This young Ethiopian girl was rescued by the International red cross

The Red Cross is written with capitals.

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Purchasing this weapon requires Contact: Cult Arms Dealers and Church of Dagon Operations.

The colon was lost between "requires" and "Contact".

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resshapen to assume a form of a floating woman

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It holds an importan position in a network of his breathren

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combining mammalian intelligence with ichtyan tenacity

The Oxford dictionary contains only the words "ichthyic" or "ichthyal".

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On the outside, they are less affected by the Dagon syndrome... and perhaps a variation of the 'Dagon syndrome'

For the first time the Dagon syndrome is written without quotes and then with them. In the article about the Dagon morph you used them again.

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This creature used to by human,

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Sorcerers have the privilage of contacting

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heterometrus bengalensi

I'm not really sure if it's really a typo but it is written everywhere with an "s" at the end of the word "bengalensi".

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tun = 15+STR*0.5; Skill = MA/2+50, Acc = 65%, 10 TUs)

An unnecessary bracket.

STR_HEAVY_PLASMA_CLIP_UFOPEDIA - there's a mention about the consistent damage, but this article covers the information about the clip. Usually the information about damage types appeared in the articles about the weapons. Was that planned?

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The Medical Bag contains a basic amount of medical supplies... Click on the First Aid Kit icon

I think you meant the medical bag icon.

STR_ALIEN_RESEARCH_UFOPEDIA - this article is duplicated.

STR_MIB2_CORPSE is named as "MiB Medic Corpse". Looking at the line STR_MIB_MEDIC: "MiB Scientist" I think it should be "MiB Scientist Corpse". I don't know if it was your intention, forgive me if I'm wrong.

STR_PLASMA_DESTROYER_CLIP: "Plasma Blaster Clip" - the weapon is called "Plasma Destroyer".

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(if low strength) way to capture live Aliens

The point at the end of the line is missing.

STR_HC_AA_BS_AMMO_BUY: "HC-BS Clip Acquisition" - AA means Alien Alloys but the text doesn't say anything about them.

And one more thing: is that intended that some strings in the Tech Tree Viewer are empty? For example: STR_FACILITIES_REQUIRED, STR_QS_THREE_LETTERS and some other?
« Last Edit: February 27, 2017, 11:10:01 pm by Kammerer »

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Re: Bugs, crashes, typos & bad taste
« Reply #276 on: February 27, 2017, 11:24:04 pm »
Thanks for the thorough report!

Fixed everything except:

"Purchasing this weapon requires Contact: Cult Arms Dealers" - why would there be a colon after "requires"?

"combining mammalian intelligence with ichtyan tenacity" - can someone confirm if it's correct or not?

STR_HEAVY_PLASMA_CLIP_UFOPEDIA - most clips don't have articles, but this one does, so it's in here. Same with other clips with their own articles.

Attaching my working copy of the strings, with many updates.

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Re: Bugs, crashes, typos & bad taste
« Reply #277 on: February 28, 2017, 06:10:30 am »
Quote from: Solarius Scorch
Thanks for the thorough report!

It's my pleasure to give some help in the project :).

Fixed everything except:
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"Purchasing this weapon requires Contact: Cult Arms Dealers" - why would there be a colon after "requires"?

I read this again and understood why there was no colon here. Sorry, my bad :(.

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STR_HEAVY_PLASMA_CLIP_UFOPEDIA - most clips don't have articles, but this one does, so it's in here. Same with other clips with their own articles.

Thanks for the explanation, got it.

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Attaching my working copy of the strings, with many updates.

Cool :).

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Re: Bugs, crashes, typos & bad taste
« Reply #278 on: February 28, 2017, 06:43:17 am »
I am seemingly unable to manufacture plasma weapon clips.

Feature or bug?

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Re: Bugs, crashes, typos & bad taste
« Reply #279 on: February 28, 2017, 08:51:41 am »
I downloaded your latest extra stringfile, though i found some strings what are not translated:

STR_BLACK_LOTUS_ASSASIN_CORPSE
STR_BLACK_LOTUS_FOLLOWER_CORPSE
STR_BLACK_LOTUS_WARRIOR_CORPSE
STR_DISCIPLE_OF_DRAGON_CORPSE
STR_EXALT_GOON_CORPSE
STR_EXALT_ENFORCER_CORPSE
STR_EXALT_INFILTRATOR_CORPSE
STR_SCARAB_CORPSE
STR_SCARAB_TERRORIST
STR_ZSRR_GANGER_CORPSE
STR_ZSRR_MOLOLEC_CORPSE

In the UFO-Pedia:
STR_NEED_TO_NOW_BASIS
STR_NEED_TO_NOW_BASIS_UFOPEDIA
The Entry for "Crowd Controll" does not fit the screen.

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Re: Bugs, crashes, typos & bad taste
« Reply #280 on: February 28, 2017, 02:17:31 pm »
"combining mammalian intelligence with ichtyan tenacity" - can someone confirm if it's correct or not?
As far as I know there is another "scientific" word for something belonging to fish - "piscine". But I'm not sure.
I think it would be better to use some less tricky phrase. I mean, "combining intelligence of primate with tenacity of fish" or even "tenacity of hunting shark" maybe?
STR_BLACK_LOTUS_ASSASIN_CORPSE
STR_BLACK_LOTUS_FOLLOWER_CORPSE
STR_BLACK_LOTUS_WARRIOR_CORPSE
STR_DISCIPLE_OF_DRAGON_CORPSE
STR_EXALT_GOON_CORPSE
STR_EXALT_ENFORCER_CORPSE
STR_EXALT_INFILTRATOR_CORPSE
STR_SCARAB_CORPSE
STR_SCARAB_TERRORIST
STR_ZSRR_GANGER_CORPSE
STR_ZSRR_MOLOLEC_CORPSE
Black Lotus strikes again  :D

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Re: Bugs, crashes, typos & bad taste
« Reply #281 on: February 28, 2017, 03:36:54 pm »
"combining mammalian intelligence with ichtyan tenacity" - can someone confirm if it's correct or not?

I'm no native speaker, but:

1) apparently "ichthyal", "ichthyic" or even "ichthyoid" are the correct forms;

2) that doesn't mean even an occasional book or scientific article hasn't slipped into "ichthyan";

3) "piscine" is rather... tame.

If there was voting on this, I'd pick "ichthyoid".  :P

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Re: Bugs, crashes, typos & bad taste
« Reply #282 on: February 28, 2017, 03:44:04 pm »
I am seemingly unable to manufacture plasma weapon clips.

Feature or bug?

I'll check tomorrow (sorry, I probably can't today), but it should be possible. Have you tried the tech tree viewer?

3) "piscine" is rather... tame.

Yeah, I also had this impression... It's an okay word, but I was hoping for something more dramatic. For example Titan Quest had ichtyons as monsters.

If there was voting on this, I'd pick "ichthyoid".  :P

But they are ichtyoids as a whole, not part ichtyoids, part mammals. :) Maybe "ichthyic" sounds most cthulhish. :P

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Re: Bugs, crashes, typos & bad taste
« Reply #283 on: February 28, 2017, 03:48:35 pm »
I like the word "ichthyac" - it's very nice word to describe dagonites  ;D

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Re: Bugs, crashes, typos & bad taste
« Reply #284 on: February 28, 2017, 05:39:38 pm »
But they are ichtyoids as a whole, not part ichtyoids, part mammals. :) Maybe "ichthyic" sounds most cthulhish. :P

Well, they're ichtyoids with ichtyoid tendencies, if you want them to be.  ;D

A quick Google search shows 'ichtyoid' to be the prevalent adjective when talking about the Cthulhu mythos. I don't know how well that reflects non-Internet sources.