Text in the center of the screen?

resoNathan_

Warper
Member
Joined
Dec 9, 2019
Messages
2
Reaction score
0
First Language
English
Primarily Uses
RMVXA
First time posting, so sorry if this is in the wrong place or something.

I was trying to make one of my characters more ethereal (can stop time and talk directly to the player, but has no impact on the story itself), so I wanted to give him something more meaningful than the text boxes that everybody else will get. I was thinking something similar to this:

(Game is "Fishing Paradiso" on the App Store, if you're interested. Not mine in any capacity.)

Is there a way of doing this (centered text, no/transparent text box, larger text) in RPG Maker VX Ace, while keeping everyone else's text boxes more or less the same as default? Would I need to learn how to script? Does someone else have a script that does something like this?

Thanks in advance.
 
Last edited:

Kes

Global Moderators
Global Mod
Joined
Aug 3, 2012
Messages
21,615
Reaction score
10,925
First Language
English
Primarily Uses
RMVXA
This can only be done with a script.

I've moved this thread to RGSS3 Script Requests. Please be sure to post your threads in the correct forum next time. Thank you.

 

Ebanyle

açspasl~d~dfflass
Veteran
Joined
Sep 2, 2016
Messages
330
Reaction score
187
First Language
Portuguese
Primarily Uses
RMVXA
I don't know if it's just me, but the image is broken D:
 

Ebanyle

açspasl~d~dfflass
Veteran
Joined
Sep 2, 2016
Messages
330
Reaction score
187
First Language
Portuguese
Primarily Uses
RMVXA
I think this can be done with the default engine plus a few scripts, no?
Here goes some scripts that change the font: Ace Message System and ATS: Special Message Codes.
You could try using other font for this character, maybe change the outline color, add shadow, and of course, you can change the font size by default~
 

tale

Volunteer
Veteran
Joined
Dec 16, 2016
Messages
544
Reaction score
884
First Language
English
Primarily Uses
N/A
There's a Background option in Show Text where you can set text box to Transparent and Position to Middle.
To center text message requires ATS: Formatting script- https://rmrk.net/index.php?topic=44964.0
Put \a[1] in Show Text for message to be centered. If you want to center another message use \a[1]
Results may vary depending on font.
 

Users Who Are Viewing This Thread (Users: 0, Guests: 1)

Latest Threads

Latest Posts

Latest Profile Posts

Weather and time system twin release. Now with weather icons and possibility to add them in your custom clock!
Kingdom Under Fire: The Crusaders is finally being ported to PC. I loved playing that game on the original Xbox.
A friend told me to stop making nomnom or gulping noise when eating or drinking. Plot twist of my life. I thought people can't hear that!
Inside you are two wolves. They take in oxygen while getting rid of the Co2 gas in your body...
Ah wait, sorry. Lungs. Not wolves. that'd be silly. Wolves are huge. You probably couldnt even fit one wolf inside you.

Forum statistics

Threads
94,407
Messages
920,736
Members
124,197
Latest member
FJS
Top