Translating recipes

From images to text

Today it was time to convert all recipes in the game from images to text components, because else it wouldn't be possible to translate them to other languages.

Until now I used images from "Looky - The Adventure" as placeholders, where the recipes are drawn on. The problem with images is, that they are bad for translating.

The old salad recipe The new salad recipe

Yes, it is basically possible, for example I use quite some images as textures on signs in the game and have a system in place to swap out these textures based on the current language, but it is much better to have text that has to be translated to be handled by the localization system that is in place.

In-game texture in german In-game texture in english

The convertion is done and all recipes in the game are finally translatable now.

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