How to Contribute to RPG Character Sheet Translations on Roll20

Roll20 fans and language enthusiasts, here's your chance to make a global impact! By contributing to the translation of RPG Character Sheets on our Crowdin platform, you're helping to break language barriers in the gaming community.

Let's get started:

  1. Visit the Crowdin Platform Head to Roll20's Crowdin page.
  2. Account Creation/Login New to Crowdin?
    • Create an account by following the on-screen instructions.
    • Already have a Crowdin account? Log in with your existing credentials.
  3. Select a Crowdin Project. Choose from:
  4. Choose a Language. Select the language you'd like to contribute translations in by clicking the "Translations.json" file.
  5. Select the Character Sheet. Pick a character sheet that interests you for translation.
  6. Enter Your Translation
    • Find the "Enter translation" field in the middle of the page and type in your translation.
    • Use Translation Memory or Machine Translation You can also select suggestions from the Translation Memory or any Machine Translation options provided.
  7. Click Save. Once you're satisfied with your translation, don’t forget to click 'Save'.

When Will You See Your Contributions?

Note that changes on Crowdin aren't synced in real-time with Roll20. We merge updates to the projects typically 2-3 times a week, usually on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. So, keep an eye out on these days to see your contributions go live!

Why Contribute?

Your translations play a crucial role in making Roll20 a more inclusive and global platform. Not only are you helping non-English speaking players enjoy their gaming experience, but you're also becoming part of a larger community effort.

Need Help?

If you require assistance using the interface, Crowdin offers a detailed article explaining features and usage here: 

Our support team is always here to assist you. If you have any questions or need help, feel free to reach out. Thank you for joining us in making RPG gaming on Roll20 a truly international experience. Your efforts are greatly appreciated.

Happy translating!

This guide provides a comprehensive walkthrough for potential translators, emphasizing the importance of their role in the Roll20 community while ensuring they have all the necessary information to start contributing effectively.

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