Our E.V.O. (PC-98) translation gets an update and an easier patching process!

We’ve updated our translation of E.V.O.: The Theory of Evolution! If you had trouble patching your copy of the game before, try it again with our new patching program, which works on many more builds of the game.

E.V.O.: The Theory of Evolution Complete (incl. Translation Patch & Manual) v1.1.0 – zip – 136 download(s) – 25 MB
E.V.O.: The Theory of Evolution Lite (Patch Only) v1.1.0 – zip – 29 download(s) – 6 MB
E.V.O.: The Theory of Evolution Mac/Linux Patches v1.1.0 – zip – 25 download(s) – 507 KB
E.V.O.: The Theory of Evolution Manual v1.0.0 – zip – 87 download(s) – 16 MB
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E.V.O.: The Theory of Evolution (PC-98) is out!

We’ve done it.

This is the official release announcement for 46 OkuMen’s English translation patch for Enix’s E.V.O.: The Theory of Evolution (46 Okunen Monogatari: The Shinkaron) on the PC-98 system. If you know what you’re doing, download the patch here and enjoy! Check out the project page for more information about the game as well as the links to the patch and the fully translated manual which has a bunch of cool and helpful information. There’s also more information about the history and process we went through in translating and romhacking the game itself, as well as references we found in the game.

E.V.O.: The Theory of Evolution Complete (incl. Translation Patch & Manual) v1.1.0 – zip – 442 download(s) – 25 MB

If this is your first time playing a game on the PC-98 system, we recommend checking out our short emulation setup guide before playing.

A Third Project Announcement? You’re Damn Right

So I know what some of you may be thinking. Why announce three projects when you’ve barely finished with your first one? Well, we’ve taken a sort of do what you’re interested in approach to working on projects. hollowaytape tinkers with the romhacking and programming aspects he is having more fun with at the time, while kuoushi works on translating other projects that are simpler in terms of text dumping. That way we both have things to keep busy with and spend less time sitting on our thumbs. We’ll see how it works as far as finishing things, but it’s at least more fun that way.

Now to the meat of today’s announcement.

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Dawn of the Second Day of Project Announcements

Hope everyone’s recovered after our totally huge and shocking announcement that we’ve been working on translating Rusty even though we said we’d been looking into it as an option before. If that announcement didn’t particularly shock you, this one might not either. It’s still a fun announcement that we’re officially working on another project though, so let’s get right into it.

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Announcing The Several Days of Holiday Announcements!

Happy Holidays!

It seems like everyone likes to announce and release cool new things at the end of the year to celebrate the holidays. As we’re relatively new, we don’t exactly have a whole hell of a lot to announce or release, but I feel like we’ve got some things brewing that might be interesting or exciting to some of you!

With that being said, we’d like to start off a sort of 46 OkuMen advent calendar. For the next few days, we’ll be posting something new every day that we’ve been working on for you guys to look forward to starting in 2017! So anyway, here’s our announcement for day one…

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46 OkuMen Monogatari: Beyond E.V.O.

We’ve just started external play-testing for E.V.O.: The Theory of Evolution, and we’re excited at how close we are to being able to share the game with all of you. This will still take just a little bit more time, but rest assured, this is the last bit of polish needed before we can release the patch to the public.

That being said, what’s next?

This group was formed with the sole initial goal of releasing E.V.O.: The Theory of Evolution to the English-speaking public. Kuoushi wanted to have a full game translation under his belt and explore the PC-98 system, and hollowaytape wanted to learn more about romhacking and its process. Now that these things have been (mostly) accomplished, where do we go from here?

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