Anyone noticed how ridiculous some of the background text is in SA2?

Discussion in 'General Sonic Discussion' started by flarn2006, Nov 28, 2012.

  1. flarn2006

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    This is from the cutscene right after Iron Gate, on that huge door that Eggman opens at the beginning. The first one says "ExplorationAX Development of Space"...okay, I guess that makes at least some sense, as Shadow was recovered from the ARK, which is in space. But what the hell does "EducatoinalResources [sic] DoingBusinessWithQA" mean? It especially doesn't make sense that that text is repeated in a Caution sign. I used MainMemory's debug menu to get a better look, and that is indeed what the Caution sign says.

    I would understand a little Engrish maybe; something that at least roughly has to do with what the text is on (like the ExplorationAX thing) but where would they have gotten "EducatoinalResources DoingBusinessWithQA"? Anyone have any idea?
     
  2. MykonosFan

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    I have no clue, could be some kind of posted notice for what info gets sent to Quality Assurance on GUN's island.

    What got me was the Engrish on the highway signs when you're doing the car missions. Drive Safety! or something like that.
     
  3. I remember all of us collectively squinting and trying to read what GUN stood for back in the day.
     
  4. Lanzer

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    Yeah I believe we did some in-depth detail on the SA2 background text before. we cracked up over the research paper with the biolizard on it and how broken the engrish was.

    Sonic X suffers from it too with Gerald's diary.
     
  5. Kail

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    WEIRD how there's Engrish in this game when the game was developed in AMERICA. I guess they never thought the game would ever be seen in HD so they just wrote whatever the fuck sounded reasonable, and I wouldn't be surprised if the text was put there by some of Sonic Team USA who were from Japan and didn't speak much English.
     
  6. GagaMan

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  7. ashthedragon

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    I thought it was just the Japanese word 軍/gun which means 'army'.
     
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  10. K2J

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    Background text knew about Black Arms before we did. Or it's saying that astronomers are racists.

    Also, bonus:

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  11. TheInvisibleSun

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  12. Well atleast we can't argue over whether Tails is orange or yellow, since it says here he's a "fox brown".
     
  13. JaredAFX

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    His complexion is "Fox"? Does that mean that my complexion is "Human" rather than light?
     
  14. Nope, it stands for:
    We were all squinting and trying to figure it out until someone spotted it in the Japanese guide.
     
  15. flarn2006

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    All right, that's just hilarious. (Hope they're not racist against foxes though.) I don't see any text in the second image, though.
    EDIT: Take a look at this. Look at the first sentence. Think there could possibly be a connection? (Though I don't see how.)
     
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    I don't know how they missed it, but there's a pretty blatant typo with this background text.
     
  17. Captain L

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    I can't find any typos. But "I am genius" is not grammatically correct.
     
  18. JaredAFX

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    How did you find that? That's a REALLY weird coincidence, if I do say so myself. Maybe there is a connection.
     
  19. It could be just my screen, but it looks like that it says "gemius" instead of "genius".
     
  20. Dr. Mecha

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    You sure it's not "Guardians of the United Nations"? Because this made more sense to me.