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Please leave a message on my talk page if I can help with anything! -- Robin Patterson (Talk) 2011-02-07T22:22:03

Unit dialogue Edit

Hiya! I noticed you recently added a lot of unit dialogue to the Civ5 civilization articles. However, they seem to be onomatopoetic rather than any actual language. Where did you get the texts, or did you just write them down as they sound like? Someone just corrected the German spelling after you had added all the lines, and the rest of the articles seem to be approximately as badly off -- for example, Google Translate had no idea the language presented as Russian was actually Russian, and was unable to translate it at all. I'm afraid we are going to have to remove those onomatopoetic versions. —ZeroOne (talk / @) 07:56, May 2, 2011 (UTC)

Speakers needed for these dialoguesEdit

Do you mean the Civilization 4 articles? You can remove them. I will likely correct the Chinese unit dialogue. Hopefully, real speakers of these languages will add the correct versions. But, I doubt a Zulu speaker actually visits this wiki. Ziwantan 17:47, May 2, 2011 (UTC)

Easy to find:

Danish for Harald Bluetooth: around 6 million speakers (completed)

Hindi for Indian (Civ4): 490 million

Persian for Persian (Civ4): 60-70 million

Russian for Russian (Civ4)

Arabic for Arab

Dutch for Dutch (Civ4)

Egyptian Arabic for Egyptian (Civ4)

Korean for Korean (Civ4)

French for French (Civ4)

Japanese for Japanese (Civ4)

Mandarin Chinese for Chinese (Civ4)

Turkish for Ottoman (Civ4)

Spanish for Spanish (Civ4)

Portuguese for Portuguese (Civ4)

Norwegian for Vikings (Civ4)

Somewhat Difficult:

Nahuatl for Montezuma (Civ5) and the Aztecs (Civ4) : has around 1.5 million speakers, might have to visit Mexico for this

Quechua for Pachacuti and Inca (Civ4): 10 million, might need to visit Peru

Irish Gaelic for the Celts (Civ4): under 400,000 fluent speakers

Ancient Greek for Alexander and Greek (Civ4): no longer spoken, but many learn it in college

Mongolian for Mongols (Civ4): 5.2 million, visit Mongolia

Classical Latin for Romans (Civ4)

Zulu for Zulu (Civ4)

Some form of German for Holy Roman

Medieval Greek for Byzantine (Civ4)

Khmer for Khmer (Civ4)

Yucatec Mayan for Mayan (Civ4): 800,000-1,200,000 speakers

Amharic for Ethiopian (Civ4)

Really Difficult:

Akkadian for Nebuchadnezzar and Babylon (Civ4) : language now extinct

Mohawk for Hiawatha and Native American (Civ4) : 3,350 speakers, need to visit reservation

Aramaic for Darius: 500,000 speakers of Neo-Aramaic

Hawaiian for Kamehameha: 2000 native speakers, visit Hawaii (completed)

Songhay for Askia: Zarma has 2.4 million (in Niger) Koyra Chiini (200,000 speakers, Mali) Koyraboro Senni (400,000 speakers, Mali)

Sumerian for Sumerian 

Mandinka for Malian (Civ4): 5.3 million

Phoenician? for Carthage (Civ4)

Hmm, yes, Civ4, Civ5, same difference. :D I noticed you already removed the dialogue yourself. Thanks! —ZeroOne (talk / @) 14:30, May 4, 2011 (UTC)
No problem! Now, we just need to find speakers of other languages to complete the dialogues.Ziwantan 00:04, May 8, 2011 (UTC)

Your warning about vandalism Edit

Thanks for pointing that out. Possibly OK on talk pages as expressions of opinion but not in articles.

I get an email for every edit of a page on my watchlist (currently 1,116 pages), but few of them are Civ3, 4, or 5. I guess you'll be building up a watched group in that area. I occasionally look through the last few days of Recent Changes, but I've had distractions recently: that old "real world" thing, you know?!

Keep up the great work! You'll have more edits under your belt than I have, before long.

-- Robin Patterson (Talk) 04:05, May 12, 2011 (UTC)

Congrats! Edit

Hey, congratulations for taking the first place from me on the Leaderboard! It's really good to see that other people have taken the responsibility of updating this wiki while I've been busy playing other games. :) Keep up the good work, and let me know if I can help you with anything, such as the templates! —ZeroOne (talk / @) 17:00, May 21, 2011 (UTC)

Textformatierung Edit

Hi, Du hast viel Zivlilisationsbeschreibungen geschrieben, aber die enthalten komische Formatierungen à la <p style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; text-indent: 0.5in; ">'''<span style="font-size:10.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt;font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif";mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman"">. Sind diese absichtlich? Diese führen dazu, dass der Text fett ist und die Formatierung geändert ist. Ansonsten: schaue doch mal im Civ wiki vorbei - das ist das große Deutsche Wiki für Civ. Man muß ja Arbeit nicht doppelt machen MfG: Makarius (talk) 09:27, December 17, 2012 (UTC)

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