Hein (fub) wrote,
Hein
fub

  • Mood:

Dokapon Kingdom

So I got Dokapon Kingdom (for Wii) from klik as an early birthday present. And it's a fun game -- it reminds me of the old Talisman boardgame by Games Workshop: free-ranging roaming all over the board, random fights, the works. But there's more depth in this game: you can liberate cities (and subsequent tax them), you can build up your character and choose from multiple carreers, etcetera. And because it's all computer-mediated, there's room for special events too. Great fun.
But there are two things that detract from the game. The first is no network play, even though that had been announced before. Bummer.

The second is the unbelievably bad job they did on the localisation to Dutch. There are multiple spelling mistakes ('Dieff' instead of 'Dief'), but those could be explained by typos and shoddy QC. But it gets worse: if you win a battle, you get a message in bright, 3D wriggling letters: "GEWON". That's not a Dutch word. How one can confuse it with "GEWONNEN" (which is what it should have been) is beyond me.
And on the back of the packaging there's the "Oringinal Nintendo Seal of Quality". So now we know what that is worth. :P
Tags: games, wii
Subscribe

  • Bicycle trip planning

    Apparently we’ve reached the age at which going for a ride on our bicycles seems like a great idea to spend a weekend afternoon. And with the…

  • OneDrive to rule them all

    Four and a half years ago, I managed to get one of the free STACK 1GB cloud storage, and I’ve been using it since — mostly for storing…

  • Little Laptop woes and the solution

    Last week Sunday I was sitting on the couch using my little laptop when it ‘seized up’ for a few seconds. And after that, I could not…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

  • 3 comments