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Old 02 May 2016, 22:28   #1
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Fonts

Hi

Is there a way to change fonts? The game i'm trying to play has one font that's far too big to display properly.

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Old 03 May 2016, 20:15   #2
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There is no generic method, it usually is game specific.
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Old 04 May 2016, 06:51   #3
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That looks like a bug in the game to me, most likely cracked in some way.
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Old 04 May 2016, 11:49   #4
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...or maybe missing a font that the game requires so uses a default instead (and blows up in size)?
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Old 04 May 2016, 11:58   #5
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if the game is indeed Euro League Manager then the problem may be fixable.
it comes on standard dos filesystem, with fonts folder - 10 or so fonts included.
but i cannot recognize the big font.
which version do you use, whdload version or another hd-install ?
or just playing with the floppy disks? maybe a different game as guessed above?

you could do a search on the ftp - there might be another version you can try first.
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Old 04 May 2016, 11:59   #6
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That's an AMOS cursor, isn't it?

AMOS accesses fonts by a number, which is generated rather randomly from the addition date of fonts to the disk. So if your program requests font #14, and you're not using the original disk, chances are that you're getting a totally different font.
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Old 04 May 2016, 12:07   #7
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good point, idrougge.
in case of Euro League Manager - I had a look at the game exe - packed with powerpacker 3.
there you can read Times.Font franklin.font diamond.font. these are also the 3 fonts with the bigger fontsizes.

#1) GordonM is looking for one of his games, i think: European Player Manager.
put it into the zone, so we can take a look.

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Old 04 May 2016, 12:33   #8
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I was about to say that emufan

"Euro League Manager" has different screenshots to what's in GordonM's 1st post: http://www.lemonamiga.com/games/details.php?id=2374
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...or maybe missing a font that the game requires so uses a default instead (and blows up in size)?
True, I've seen that myself in my own game, when the font I made for it is missing.
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