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Boku no Natsuyasumi 2, which interprets to My Summer time Trip 2, is the sequel to the chilliness simulation recreation, Boku no Natsuyasumi. The sport follows Boku on summer season trip along with his household within the countryside, as he spends his time fishing, accumulating stag beetles, and making new associates. The sport was initially launched in 2002 on the PlayStation 2 however by no means acquired an English translation. That’s till Hilltop, a Canadian YouTuber “on a mission to carry underappreciated Japanese-only classics to English-speaking audiences” launched an English patch for the sport.
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On Wednesday, Hilltop launched a brief video on their YouTube channel saying the discharge of Boku no Natsuyasumi’s English patch. Hilltop’s patch laboriously interprets 5,000 traces of textual content within the recreation, together with its person interface, menus, and merchandise icons. Hilltop offers a obtain hyperlink and directions for putting in the patch within the description of their video.
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“After eleven months of labor, I’m past proud to current the long-awaited English patch for one of the vital particular video games ever to grace the PlayStation 2,” Hilltop wrote on their Patreon. “I wish to thank the remainder of the crew for serving to me in making this localization absolutely the highest high quality attainable, with no expense spared and never a single nook lower.”
Within the final two years, Hilltop has additionally launched English variations of the 2002 journey recreation Aconcagua, Sq. Enix’s 1999 racing recreation Racing Lagoon, and Bandai Namco’s 1998 Dr. Hunch motion recreation.
If you’d like a complete breakdown of the primary Boku no Natsuyasumi (and have six hours to spare) be sure you take a look at Motion Button founder and former Kotaku staffer Tim Rogers’ evaluation of the primary Boku no Natsuyasumi on YouTube. Within the meantime, right here’s the place you’ll be able to take a look at and assist Hilltop’s work.