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Old 06-28-2022, 10:01 AM   #1
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Combate Épico em Masmorras

The experiment to translate FDG (and if successful, the rest of my Dungeon Fantasy RPG material) into Brazilian Portuguese is starting to move into launch position.

The project has been accepted by Kickstarter, and translation of the KS material into Brazilian is underway.

Expected launch date is Friday July 1, some time in the evening. It will run for 18 days. Buy-in is only $3.
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Old 06-28-2022, 01:18 PM   #2
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I really want this initiative is a complete success so you feel motivated to try also a spanish version.

ˇSaludos!
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Old 06-30-2022, 06:25 AM   #3
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Epic dungeon grappling makes it sound like there'll be a cameo from the Gracies ... I'm assuming not though...
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Old 06-30-2022, 08:53 AM   #4
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Epic dungeon grappling makes it sound like there'll be a cameo from the Gracies ... I'm assuming not though...
That would be pretty cool, 'tis true.

One of the interesting aspects of this project is that the -ing gerund is not entirely a thing in Brazilian Portuguese, so the core word "grappling" becomes rough. One might think agarrar (grapple or grab) would just get the -ing ending -ando (which is similar to Spanish), but apparently while Google or DeepL will say "yah, sure, you betcha" that doesn't sound right.

In any case, this project has been an interesting exercise in "no, don't use that phrase, use this one" with my translator. Especially since seemingly every second word has eyebrow-raising innuendo implications in Brazil.

We shall see! I'm both excited and nervous about this one. I really want to reach that community - they're vibrant and starved for official or semi-official material. But it's also a hard place to do business for many reasons, so it may not pan out. It also might fund (the $500 goal really isn't much, but it IS something like 250 backers required), but not do nearly well enough to say "do this again."
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https://www.kickstarter.com/projects...geon-grappling

The campaign went live last night!

We are 40% funded, but as I noted in the campaign description the key metric is really (Brazilian) backer count, as life for everyone gets better with scale.

Runs through July 18…and if you can share the link to any RPG communities with strong Brazilian presence, it’s important.
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Old 07-04-2022, 11:50 AM   #6
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Excellent progress on production of Combate Epico em Masmorras this last weekend. Am in a good place to guarantee that files will be sent out as soon as Kickstarter moves funding into my account.

We still have two full weeks to go, and we're about 2/3 funded. This bodes well for the backers currently on the project to get the book rapidly.

Will admit that the response isn't what I'd hoped, but there's still yet time.
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