This is the last page of Tenra that is left untranslated. After this evening, that will no longer be the case. Editing is 50% done, the rest will be complete after this weekend. And after GenCon? …Phase Four begins.
Archive for July, 2010
…I figured they’d be, but wanted to give folks a heads up. Here’s the GenCon official Tenra RPG events going on at GenCon: http://gencon.highprogrammer.com/gencon-indy-2010.cgi/type/RPG/Tenra_Bansho If you are going to GC but didn’t get a chance to get in a game, hit me up in the comments thread with your email, and we’ll see if we [...]
So over on a group blog I share with some friends, I discuss other Japanese RPGs. Mostly previews, fanboy ravings and the like punctuated by cultural elements. That site is http://www.j-rpg.com . Recently, someone asked what was so revolutionary about Tenra Bansho in Japan over at RPGNet. I discuss the details there, as well as [...]
So a few questions and comments folks had: * What is that “ZAKT-8″ weapon on the character sheet from the last post? What does it look like? A ZAKT-8 is a unique weapon to the setting of Tenra. It’s the only standard “typical big-ass anime sword” that appears, most weapons are… well, *normal sized*. In [...]
The sample character from the book is Kirie, an ex-yoroi armour (mecha) rider. It’s written on one of the alternate character sheets: The game will include several sheets depending on orientation preference and the like (pulled from the winner of the Character Sheet Creation contest, from two years back). Kirie used to ride a 3-meter [...]
Little life issues interrupt the translation process, post X-Thousand. So I took a few days off in order to get some home stuff together, rejuvenate, and finish the last bits of Tenra Bansho translation. I use many tools for the translation (might be a good post for later). I do a lot of my translation [...]
Quick aside: Folks have been asking “Tenra: When will it be ready? Is it even coming out anymore?” The answers are “soon”, and “absolutely, barring death.” My next post I’ll be addressing that. Also: Thanks to Guy Shalev, for finding me a kick-ass theme! For now, just a quick behind-the-scenes. I have a career! My [...]