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Re: [DFUnity] Translation of DREAM menu images

Posted: Sun May 02, 2021 6:20 pm
by King of Worms
Great progress, good job!

Re: [DFUnity] Translation of DREAM menu images

Posted: Tue May 04, 2021 8:21 am
by Daneel53
Thanks.

I'm still trying to find a suitable representation for the text by using the different effects that exist in GIMP. But they are so numérous!

Here is for example some trials done for the BUTN02I0 screen.
The screen that is in DREAM:
Spoiler!
BUTN02I0.jpg
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And mine with two different looks for the text (the title still need to be modified):
Dan-BUTN02I0.jpg
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(Sorry, this file is not displayed when put into a spoiler, don't understand why)
The text on the botton looks like the one on the DREAM screen, the one in the middle is a trial to give more relief and a goldish style. Don't know which one provide a better look to the screen... If people want to provide feedback, you are welcome.

So for the moment I will concentrate on making all the empty screens that anyway I will need. In parallel, I will keep on doing trials with different effects for the text. I will keep the effect, the parameters and the result in a Word document, and in the end I will choose the effects that I think are better. Or I will publish a summary of all the possible effects I retain and ask people to choose... We will see when the panel of choices will be done. :)

Re: [DFUnity] Translation of DREAM menu images

Posted: Tue May 04, 2021 11:39 am
by King of Worms
Go with YOUR feeling, make it look nice and readable at the same moment. Thats the win. You doing great so far 👍 That brighter 3d-ish looks great... I mean the effect. The best practice is, to see how the results look ingame. Just start the game, go thru new char creation, see how it flows....

The impression u get in the editor and in the game is different. The feeling u get from the result ingame is what matters

Re: [DFUnity] Translation of DREAM menu images

Posted: Tue May 04, 2021 3:22 pm
by Daneel53
The impression u get in the editor and in the game is different. The feeling u get from the result ingame is what matters
You have much more experience than me on that point, so I will keep this remark in mind. You are right, for the moment I'm just looking at the screens into GIMP or the Windows viewer, I should put them in game.

Re: [DFUnity] Translation of DREAM menu images

Posted: Thu May 06, 2021 7:32 pm
by Daneel53
Hello!

I would like to translate the screen CHAR00I0 and I face a big problem: I don't know whatr is the name of the font that has been used to produce this text:
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The font is the same as the one that wass used for the classic Daggerfall:
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King of Worm told me that this is Arl that produced this screen for the DREAM mod, but nobody know how to contact him.
Porygon used it too for the screen in the PFD in 2012, but I don't know either how to contact him today.
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So this is a big call to everybody: do someone know what is the name of this font ?

Re: [DFUnity] Translation of DREAM menu images

Posted: Thu May 06, 2021 9:06 pm
by King of Worms
Good news :)

Ive found the font using the page www.whatfontis.com
I uploaded the image there, selected the letters, did some fiddling around and I have top 3 contenders right here:

1. Carolus FG https://www.whatfontis.com/FF_Carolus-F ... xt=thyself
2. Carolingia https://www.whatfontis.com/FF_Carolingi ... xt=thyself
4. Carolingia [BigfooT] Nor https://www.whatfontis.com/FF_Carolingi ... xt=thyself

in bold is the one I think fits the best.

Quite proud of myself :lol: happy to help

(EDIT: Lol Pango :lol: :lol: 5 minutes)

Re: [DFUnity] Translation of DREAM menu images

Posted: Thu May 06, 2021 9:11 pm
by pango
Carolingia?

(Ninja'd by KoW!)

Re: [DFUnity] Translation of DREAM menu images

Posted: Fri May 07, 2021 7:35 am
by Daneel53
Fantastic! :D

Many many thanks, King of Worm! You saved me a lot of time.

I did not know this site, whatfontis.com, but now it is bookmarked in my web browser, I'm sure it will be very useful.