PokeDexterDS

Discussion in 'NDS - Emulation and Homebrew' started by benjifs, Apr 21, 2010.

  1. benjifs
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    Here is PokeDexterDS. This is based of my previous project DexterDS, but now its better and complete. As time goes on I might add some stuff depending on the feedback for this one. In any case have fun and for comments and bugs post here or on the development blog.

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    Features:
    - All 493 Pokemon
    - Description, base stats and evolution chains
    - "Scanning" feature to show random pokemon
    - Touch friendly

    Keys:
    In pokedex:
    - Up-Down: Change Pokemons
    - Left-Right: Switch info
    - X: Same as pressing scanning button
    - B: Return to menu

    Possible updates:
    - Better font
    - Better keyboard
    - Sound

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    old DexterDS thread
    PokeDexterDS Development Blog
     


  2. Rydian

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    Any chance you could change the text? Rather hard on the eyes.
     
  3. saviorkross

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    Nice work. [​IMG]

    Certainly can't argue with 3.8MB. [​IMG]
     
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    I agree but its so much better than the default text. I'll keep looking for better font for this.
     
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    Works smoothly on R4DS sdhc

    And here is a great font ive been using for ages.
    http://www.dafont.com/search.php?psize=m&q=visitor

    Peace-
     
  6. FireGrey

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    Yeah can also make a custom scan option?
     
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    I've tried this on my DSTT with YSMenu, and it just boots with 2 blank screens. Any help, please? I'd like to use this.
     
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    Change the font colour to pure white (FFFFFF) or something very dark, cos now it's almost the same as the background colour and I have trouble reading it. Otherwise the app looks great! [​IMG]
     
  9. benjifs
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    what do you mean by custom scan? scan is random

    I'm working on finding a new font for this. I knew that one would be temporary but I liked it more than the original.

    EDIT: How about these?

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  10. Ammako

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    Why not use the game's font, if it fits?
    If not, well I like the last one the most.
     
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    Anywhere there are games
    I agree the game font would be great but the last of the three is the best one to use IMO
     
  12. benjifs
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    I know the game font is the best way to go about it but I would actually have to draw out each single letter for it to work here. This doesnt take fonts, it takes an image of letters and assigns letters depending on their position so thats a problem. But I guess I'll start working on that sometime soon to get the proper font for it.
     
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    the first of the three is clear and clean.
     
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    So I'm assuming variable-width fonts are a no-go?
     
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    The problem with variable width is that because of how the layout is designed, bigger fonts could mess up how it looks. So probably not.

    As for the font, I'm having trouble finding an 8px pokemon font which is why I'm going with those other fonts I posted. However if someone could point me to a good looking 8px font then I could use that.
     
  16. Rydian

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    Lexipa is a 7px font, if that works. It's what's used for my signature image.
     
  17. Chase-san

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    He is using the console mode fonts, they are fast and easy, but the number of fonts is... very low.

    There is no way to convert a conventional font to this format, (that I know of)
     
  18. benjifs
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    You are exactly right. Other than drawing out fonts pixel by pixel, I cant really use normal fonts.

    By the way, I actually ran this with all the new fonts on my DS and the third one looks the best. So i'm going to give it a little bit longer before I actually upload a new version just in case someone finds a good font I can use.
     
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    The middle one...
     
  20. iYoshi-

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    How about back button?