Rolling NPC Dialog

#1

I’d like to begin thinking out how to go about making rolling dialog (letters appear one after the other very quickly), similar to games like Pokémon. I’ve implemented this many times in other dev areas, but never in Defold.

Any thoughts on the best way to do this?

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#2

Hi! You can see next two defold modules:

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#3

If that’s all you want to do, you can just use string.sub to get the part of the text to show, a short repeating timer, and label.set_text or gui.set_text to update the text on your label or gui node.

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