More from the engine room

This is an old post from the year 2012 partially recovered from the Web Archive.

Most noticeable first…

Outline fonts! More than just ASCII!

Yes, that’s right, we have outline fonts! And you can now use more or less any Unicode code point which you can enter when chatting using the say menus (the messagemode commands), the in-game console or the curses console.

Player names are still limited to ASCII
, but this restriction may be lifted in a future release. Also, we don’t handle right-to-left text at all and we don’t deal with combining […]

The remaining part of the article was lost.