Opened 16 years ago

Closed 16 years ago

Last modified 12 months ago

#8260 closed patch

BASS: Correcting (?) the LINC terminal font

Reported by: eriktorbjorn Owned by:
Priority: normal Component: Engine: Sky
Keywords: Cc:
Game: Beneath a Steel Sky

Description

This is probably a bug in the original game as well,
but it appears that the character set for the LINC
terminals is slightly different from the other two
character set. This causes noticeable glitches, not
just in the Swedish translation but in the English
version as well.

For instance, BRIEFING.DOC uses strange characters that
would be rendered as / < and > with the standard font.

This patch tries to fix the worst blemishes for the
English and Swedish verions. I know enough German to
see that this translation is missing yet another few
characters, but I haven't done anything about that.

Even some of the correct characters could do with a bit
of improvement, but I haven't done anything about that
either.

Note that I've only tested this with v0.0372. I have no
idea if the patch breaks anything in other versions.

Ticket imported from: #772112. Ticket imported from: patches/365.

Attachments (1)

linc-charset-fixes.diff (4.0 KB ) - added by eriktorbjorn 16 years ago.
Patch against a July 15 CVS snapshot

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Change History (4)

by eriktorbjorn, 16 years ago

Attachment: linc-charset-fixes.diff added

Patch against a July 15 CVS snapshot

comment:1 by lavosspawn, 16 years ago

Status: newclosed

comment:2 by lavosspawn, 16 years ago

Added some other characters and made some things version
specific. In fact, some of these modifications make other
texts look worse, but still it's an overall improvement.

comment:3 by digitall, 12 months ago

Component: Engine: Sky
Game: Beneath a Steel Sky
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