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grilledcheese  [developer] Apr 17, 2020 @ 3:30pm
Regarding Translations
Hey everyone! A Short Hike now has multilingual support! There are currently official French and Spanish translations for the game. More official translations may come in the future, but I'm starting with these languages for now.

Fan Translations

A number of fan translations have already been made for A Short Hike! I think this is really cool, and I'm so happy that people took the time to translate the script (which isn't short!) to new languages. Since version 1.7, you can now easily modify the dialogue files for the game without modding it. I also added a tool for porting old fan translations forward to version 1.7, for those who have already made them.

If you have a translation or mod you're working on, feel free to create a thread here for it:
https://steamcommunity.com/app/1055540/discussions/2/

Editing Game Dialogue
In the "A Short Hike_Data" folder, you can find a file called "_LANG_Custom.yarn_lines.csv"
If you rename it to remove the first underscore, it will appear in the languages menu in-game and you can load it. You also rename it to "LANG_Anything.yarn_lines.csv" and it will still show up in the menu.

I recommend editing the spreadsheet in Google Sheets, since it will always preserve the correct CSV delimiters.

Other Character Sets
To force the game to use different character sets, you can add a FONT row to the CSV.
Only three other character sets are supported right now:

LineCode - LineText
FONT - Chinese:16:2
FONT - Korean:16:2
FONT - Japanese:12:2

Porting Translations Forward
For the few people out there who already created mods for other languages, here's how you can port your translation forward.
1. Rename "MountainQuest.yarn.txt" to "Translation.yarn.txt" and place it in the "A Short Hike_Data" folder.
2. On the title screen, type "convertplz" and a menu will appear.
3. Select the "convert" option.
4. Once finished, "_LANG_Custom.yarn_lines.csv" in the "A Short Hike_Data" folder will be overridden with the text from your translation.

Stay safe out there!
- Adam
Last edited by grilledcheese; Jun 30, 2020 @ 12:41pm
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✯ Juancho Apr 24, 2020 @ 10:40am 
Gracias :D Too bad I've figured this out now, I just completed the game 100% very recently xD
Psirus Apr 26, 2020 @ 12:16pm 
If you need a second reviser for the French version, I’ll do it for free.

Love your game!
Last edited by Psirus; Apr 26, 2020 @ 12:17pm
CAf May 2, 2020 @ 2:53pm 
Oh! Perfect, I'm going to try it. Thanks. :lunar2019piginablanket:
Eueeeeeeeek May 8, 2020 @ 6:25am 
Thanks a lot for beta! and I have one question. I tried to apply Korean Font in csv but didn't know what i should did exactly. I added a FONT row on the csv file, and what more needs to be done?
grilledcheese  [developer] May 10, 2020 @ 5:14am 
Hey Eueek!

When you add a new row to the CSV, there's a column for LineCode, where you type FONT, and then in the column for LineText type Korean:16:2

If this doesn't work, then it's a bug on my end and I'll look into it!
Eueeeeeeeek May 10, 2020 @ 10:20am 
Originally posted by grilledcheese:
Hey Eueek!

When you add a new row to the CSV, there's a column for LineCode, where you type FONT, and then in the column for LineText type Korean:16:2

If this doesn't work, then it's a bug on my end and I'll look into it!


Nailed it! Thanks!!! XD

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1hmNZK8KKzwQr_bn5dNfZU4Ct3yJ6jgQ9/view
Hello! First of all, thanks for a great game =)
But there is a question, regarding russian localisation - i`m actually super excited about possibilty of translating the game myself, but apparently cyrillic fonts are absent.
Maybe there is an easy way to add font in game, and you could point me in the right direction?
grilledcheese  [developer] Jun 29, 2020 @ 10:15am 
Hey Meriado!
Sorry I haven't added a cyrillic font yet. New fonts aren't easy to add to the game without modding it. When I get some time, I'll try adding a Cyrillic font and releasing a beta build.
Count Le`Barsuchka Jun 29, 2020 @ 10:36am 
Originally posted by grilledcheese:
Hey Meriado!
Sorry I haven't added a cyrillic font yet. New fonts aren't easy to add to the game without modding it. When I get some time, I'll try adding a Cyrillic font and releasing a beta build.
That`d be awesome! Thanks =)
yupika Jun 29, 2020 @ 7:19pm 
日本語版はこちらで提供しています。
Japanese translation here.
https://note.com/yupika/n/n6142be38c82b
Lawliet13 Jul 6, 2020 @ 8:45pm 
Please add russian font
kikiyoto Jul 8, 2020 @ 7:42pm 
I've started a portuguese translation (PT-BR), but there's just a small part of it yet.
I'll take a lot of time to complete. If someone is willing to help, I'll be glad.
MarteloBarce Aug 1, 2020 @ 4:20pm 
Originally posted by kikiyoto:
I've started a portuguese translation (PT-BR), but there's just a small part of it yet.
I'll take a lot of time to complete. If someone is willing to help, I'll be glad.

I can help you with that, how is it going?
(Brazilian here)
kikiyoto Aug 1, 2020 @ 9:03pm 
Originally posted by MarteloBarce:
Originally posted by kikiyoto:
I've started a portuguese translation (PT-BR), but there's just a small part of it yet.
I'll take a lot of time to complete. If someone is willing to help, I'll be glad.

I can help you with that, how is it going?
(Brazilian here)

Cool!
I sent you a friend invitation here on steam to talk about it
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