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Text don't show up

#1 Post by Rinmaru » Wed May 03, 2017 6:02 pm

A few people had the same problem of none of the texts showing up in the demo of the game I'm currently working on.
Did anything like this ever happen to you? What could have caused it? How did I manage to break my own game T_T? :?
Doesn't seem to be a font issue, because the codex and the dialogs have different fonts, and the font files are within the extracted folder of the people who are having this problem.

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Many people, including me, didn't encounter anything like this. But I've seen at least 3 people with this issue. T_T

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#2 Post by korova » Sun May 14, 2017 6:21 am

Do you have translations in your game ?

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#3 Post by Rinmaru » Mon May 15, 2017 8:26 am

korova, thank you for your reply!

I don't have translations in the game. :(

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Re: Text don't show up

#4 Post by Ocelot » Mon May 15, 2017 11:42 am

Are you using some non-standard font, which is not supplied with the game?
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#5 Post by PyTom » Mon May 15, 2017 4:34 pm

The probable cause is old video drivers on the player's systems. (Perhaps in conjunction with the use of viewports around text.)
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Re: Text don't show up

#6 Post by Rinmaru » Tue May 16, 2017 4:09 am

Ocelot, no. I'm using standard otf and ttf. =/

Pytom, it seems to be affecting only Windows 7, 1366 x 768 users. :(
I will try to remove the Viewport of the say screen, but the codex doesn't seem to appear either.
Anyway I can fix this on my side? :(

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#7 Post by PyTom » Thu May 18, 2017 1:42 am

I haven't been able to figure it out. Everytime I've seen something like this, it's been traced back to old, buggy Intel video drivers from 2013-ish.
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Re: Text don't show up

#8 Post by Rinmaru » Wed May 24, 2017 2:33 am

I haven't been able to figure it out. Everytime I've seen something like this, it's been traced back to old, buggy Intel video drivers from 2013-ish.
Ahhh! Okay! I'll make a note in the readme section. Thank you for the reply! :cry:

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