View Full Version : Is it legal?

October 23rd, 2005, 7:27 AM
To translate games to your language?

Right now im translating Pokemon Fire red to dutch...but i don;t know if its legal?? plus i dont know if its already been translated???

October 23rd, 2005, 7:28 AM
I don't think it's been translated, and, no, it isn't illegal. Just don't post the rom here, and don't post the link to the rom. You have to post the patch.

October 23rd, 2005, 7:30 AM
But its editing a game to your needs right? isnt that hacking the game?? so it being illegal???
i mean roms are illegal anyways right??

October 23rd, 2005, 7:32 AM
Hm... From what I've heard from everyone else on this forum, this is not illegal. Everyone else is changing it. What are you so afraid of?

October 23rd, 2005, 7:49 AM
yey fire red in dutch
and a rom ist illigal if you got the orriginal game

viridian doubletongue
October 23rd, 2005, 8:16 AM
It is legal as long as you have a real copy of the game your translating, you redistribute as an IPS patch & for no charge.

October 23rd, 2005, 8:53 AM
It is completely legal aslong as you own the game you're hacking and don't upload the game on flashcarts and start selling it.

October 23rd, 2005, 11:43 AM
As long as you dont use it to earn money, or claim the game your own, it's completely legal.

Go for it~