Scrambled fonts in Half-Life

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Scrambled fonts in Half-Life

Post by ghandmann » Thu Apr 18, 2019 2:33 am

Hi There,
i tried to search for something which would help me, but most of the time people have troubles with fonts not displayed at all. But my issues is more like the are scrambled/written over each other.

So i decided to go with a new post in the hope somebody could point me in the right direction. :)

I tried to play a some old-style Half-Life (and Action Half-Life, for those who remember) but get really bad font rendering:


I already installed the "allfonts" package via Winetricks, but no help so far.

Anybody got an idea what i can do?

I'm running Wine 3.20 x86_64 via Lutris on Ubuntu 18.04.

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Re: Scrambled fonts in Half-Life

Post by Gcenx » Thu Apr 18, 2019 1:55 pm

Try using “winetricks fontsmooth=rgb“

That helped some of my users with UI issues when using a 64Bit version of wine.