An update on bitmap fonts

Just a few quick notes;  I’ve fixed bitmap fonts to word wrap properly in VectorStorm, if a maximum width is passed into the CreateString() or CreateStringInDisplayList() functions. Additionally, I’ve fixed the autogeneration of bitmap fonts from TrueType fonts such that they’re scaled to the largest glyph actually incorporated into the bitmap font, instead of according…

Bitmap fonts

Well, I said my goal was to get bitmapped fonts in today (autogenerated from TrueType fonts), and I snuck it in right under the wire.  Note that while this is all checked into the public trunk of VectorStorm, the code is in a very early state, and the API is liable to change a bit…

Initial design thoughts

So after a day of consideration, I’m putting forward my current musings on a design for GiaW #6 (currently work-in-progress-titled “Lord”). As a reminder, the theme quote this time is:  “Lord, save us from that horrible land!”, a lyric taken from the novel Dune. First, some constraints that I need to keep in mind during…

A mystery at Murder Manor

There were seven guests at the dinner party tonight. Sam runs a business with his friend Billy.  He was hosting dinner for a few of his employees;  Tom, Daisy, and Mr. Green.  Also in attendance is Sally (a secretary who works for both Sam and Billy), and Sally has brought along her father as well.…