Guess who has two thumbs and discovered they're allergic to the antibiotics they were on? Oh well. Feeling better from one thing at least.
Hope everyone is well and that y'all remember to back your projects up!
Mask is an option in the program itself and the program has some default masks you can use.
Inside the options for Picture or Background there is the option for Animation.
Changing this option to Mask and then selecting a mask image will allow you to have the same effect as the gif you linked...
So I checked a new game and I cannot seem to get the default CG to show up either when it's encrypted. I think the newer updates may have broken something in the coding of the program.
I'm going to play around with things on my end to see if I can figure out what's doing this but might not be...
Are you doing this through Text or through Messages? As these are two different commands.
If you change text settings, it will not affect messages and vice versa. It has to be done in the blue box and not the red one.
As this is a text box window, you would use "Message Setting" to change the settings instead of text setting.
I'm not sure if that will resolve the issue as I've never changed fonts in my game and always stuck with the default ones. It should if it's a message issue.
Completing Maps and areas is a good idea for an additional source of exp. It's actually used in a lot of big title open world games (World of Warcraft for example). It's also a good way to help reduce the grind for leveling up.
On a side note you can also add exp for opening chests or...