I've never met Clyde Mandelin, whose online handle is Mato (as in "tomato"), but if I ever did I'd shake him by the hand and try to buy him a beer. I don't feel that way about every internet stranger, but I love this guy because he's the main reason I was ever able to play Mother 3, a Japan-only RPG that happens to be one of the best games Nintendo's ever made.
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A few weeks back, I talked about how fans of Steins;Gate animated one of the audio dramas to make an hour-long extra movie. What I didn't mention is that the main translator of that project is also one of the main translators of the game's official release. And how he came to that job is an interesting little story.