Localisation is a troublesome process, even when not contemplating languages English has tried its hardest to stamp out over the centuries. However as we speak’s 1.eight replace for Dicey Dungeons brings developer Terry Cavanagh’s dice-roller slightly nearer to house by including full Irish language help, alongside correct gamepad controls, steadiness overhauls and two new baddies who’ve been ready on the sidelines since launch.
Described by Brendy in his Dicey Dungeons assessment, Cavanagh’s newest is an enthralling “make-your-own-luck” dice-rolling deck-builder with some highly effective Saturday morning cartoon vibes. This week’s patch doesn’t dramatically change the sport, as an alternative quietly including some very welcome additions to the sport’s cube pool.
On the technical aspect, Replace 1.eight provides gamepad help to Dicey Dungeons together with two new(ish) enemies: the Bounty Hunter and Drain Monster. I say new-ish, as a result of each had been lower on the final minute earlier than the sport’s launch final August. Whereas the Bounty Hunter had an opportunity of exhibiting up as a remix baddie or achievement problem, Drain Monster hasn’t seen daylight ’til now, with each now showing as uncommon encounters.
However the secret spotlight of as we speak’s patch is full localisation into Gaeilge. Despite my (largely Northern) Irish roots, I sadly don’t know a lot of something in regards to the Irish tongue. However its addition is a welcome one – one thing developer Cavanagh felt was a “large deal” to implement given the shortage of video games obtainable in his ancestral tongue, and labored with the translators at Ríomhacadamh to make a actuality.
He does, a minimum of, take a second to shout out Dreamfeel’s If Discovered – a recreation that, past having language help, additionally offers contextual descriptions for Irish cultural touchstones all through its textual content. Its addition in Dicey Dungeons must also be a welcome one for the streamers holding the Irish language alive on Twitch, a group that does implausible work with what little they’re given by means of official localisations.
Replace 1.eight additionally comes with a “substantial design replace” to Robotic Episode 3, plus a variety of optimisations, steadiness tweaks and bug fixes that may be discovered over on the official patch notes.
Disclosure: Former RPSer Pip Warr contributed phrases for Dicey Dungeons.