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3D Game Development with Microsoft Silverlight 3 Beginner's Guide by Gastón C. Hillar

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Time for action—using special fonts

Your project manager wants you to add the following four gauges showing statistics about one of the UFOs in the pursuit game:

  • A score counter
  • A bonus counter
  • A remaining lives gauge
  • A fuel gauge

He wants you to display them aligned as shown in the following screenshot:

Time for action—using special fonts

However, he does not like the standard fonts provided by Windows. He wants you to use a special font. You have to work with the 3D digital artists to find the most appropriate font for the gauges.

Now, we are going to download an attractive free font file and embed it into the project using Expression Blend:

  1. Download an attractive font to use in the gauges' ...

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