Merge branch 'master' into mirceakitsune/hud_postprocessing
[xonotic/xonotic-data.pk3dir.git] / qcsrc / client / hud.qc
index 398df4f..1053c5e 100644 (file)
@@ -151,7 +151,7 @@ void centerprint(string strMessage)
 
        centerprint_expire = min(centerprint_expire, time); // if any of the returns happens, this message will fade out
 
-       if(cvar("scr_centertime") <= 0)
+       if(autocvar_scr_centertime <= 0)
                return;
 
        if(strMessage == "")
@@ -210,8 +210,8 @@ void centerprint(string strMessage)
        h = centerprint_fontsize_y*hcount;
 
        havail = vid_conheight;
-       if(cvar("con_chatpos") < 0)
-               havail -= (-cvar("con_chatpos") + cvar("con_chat")) * cvar("con_chatsize"); // avoid overlapping chat
+       if(autocvar_con_chatpos < 0)
+               havail -= (-autocvar_con_chatpos + autocvar_con_chat) * autocvar_con_chatsize; // avoid overlapping chat
        if(havail > vid_conheight - 70)
                havail = vid_conheight - 70; // avoid overlapping HUD
 
@@ -269,7 +269,7 @@ void centerprint(string strMessage)
 
        centerprint_num = i;
 
-       centerprint_expire = time + cvar("scr_centertime");
+       centerprint_expire = time + autocvar_scr_centertime;
 }
 
 void HUD_DrawCenterPrint (void)
@@ -289,7 +289,7 @@ void HUD_DrawCenterPrint (void)
 
        sz = 0.8 + (a / 5);
 
-       if(centerprint_num * cvar("scr_centersize") > 24 && scoreboard_active) // 24 = height of Scoreboard text
+       if(centerprint_num * autocvar_scr_centersize > 24 && scoreboard_active) // 24 = height of Scoreboard text
                centerprint_start_y = scoreboard_bottom + centerprint_fontsize_y;
 
        pos = centerprint_start;
@@ -297,7 +297,6 @@ void HUD_DrawCenterPrint (void)
        {
                ts = centerprint_messages[i];
                drawfontscale = sz * '1 1 0';
-               drawfont = hud_bigfont;
                pos_x = (vid_conwidth - stringwidth(ts, TRUE, centerprint_fontsize)) * 0.5;
                if (ts != "")
                {
@@ -308,7 +307,6 @@ void HUD_DrawCenterPrint (void)
                        // half height for empty lines looks better
                        pos_y = pos_y + sz * centerprint_fontsize_y * 0.5;
                drawfontscale = '1 1 0';
-               drawfont = hud_font;
        }
 }
 
@@ -327,13 +325,13 @@ void drawstringcenter(vector position, string text, vector scale, vector rgb, fl
 // return the string of the given race place
 string race_PlaceName(float pos) {
        if(pos == 1)
-               return "1st";
+               return _("1st");
        else if(pos == 2)
-               return "2nd";
+               return _("2nd");
        else if(pos == 3)
-               return "3rd";
+               return _("3rd");
        else
-               return strcat(ftos(pos), "th");
+               return sprintf(_("%dth"), pos);
 }
 
 // return the string of the onscreen race timer
@@ -365,12 +363,12 @@ string MakeRaceString(float cp, float mytime, float histime, float lapdelta, str
 
                if(lapdelta > 0)
                {
-                       lapstr = strcat(" (-", ftos(lapdelta), "L)");
+                       lapstr = sprintf(_(" (-%dL)"), lapdelta);
                        col = "^2";
                }
                else if(lapdelta < 0)
                {
-                       lapstr = strcat(" (+", ftos(-lapdelta), "L)");
+                       lapstr = sprintf(_(" (+%dL)"), -lapdelta);
                        col = "^1";
                }
        }
@@ -386,20 +384,20 @@ string MakeRaceString(float cp, float mytime, float histime, float lapdelta, str
                col = "^7";
 
        if(cp == 254)
-               cpname = "Start line";
+               cpname = _("Start line");
        else if(cp == 255)
-               cpname = "Finish line";
+               cpname = _("Finish line");
        else if(cp)
-               cpname = strcat("Intermediate ", ftos(cp));
+               cpname = sprintf(_("Intermediate %d"), cp);
        else
-               cpname = "Finish line";
+               cpname = _("Finish line");
 
        if(histime < 0)
                return strcat(col, cpname);
        else if(hisname == "")
-               return strcat(col, cpname, " (", timestr, ")");
+               return strcat(col, sprintf(_("%s (%s)"), cpname, timestr));
        else
-               return strcat(col, cpname, " (", timestr, " ", strcat(hisname, col, lapstr), ")");
+               return strcat(col, sprintf(_("%s (%s %s)"), cpname, timestr, strcat(hisname, col, lapstr)));
 }
 
 // Check if the given name already exist in race rankings? In that case, where? (otherwise return 0)
@@ -427,7 +425,7 @@ HUD panels
 void HUD_Panel_ExportCfg(string cfgname)
 {
        float fh;
-       string filename = strcat("hud_", cvar_string("hud_skin"), "_", cfgname, ".cfg");
+       string filename = strcat("hud_", autocvar_hud_skin, "_", cfgname, ".cfg");
        fh = fopen(filename, FILE_WRITE);
        if(fh >= 0)
        {
@@ -492,12 +490,15 @@ void HUD_Panel_ExportCfg(string cfgname)
                                        HUD_Write_PanelCvar_q("_ammo_color");
                                        HUD_Write_PanelCvar_q("_ammo_alpha");
                                        HUD_Write_PanelCvar_q("_aspect");
+                                       HUD_Write_PanelCvar_q("_timeout");
+                                       HUD_Write_PanelCvar_q("_timeout_effect");
                                        break;
                                case HUD_PANEL_AMMO:
                                        HUD_Write_PanelCvar_q("_onlycurrent");
                                        HUD_Write_PanelCvar_q("_iconalign");
                                        HUD_Write_PanelCvar_q("_progressbar");
                                        HUD_Write_PanelCvar_q("_progressbar_name");
+                                       HUD_Write_PanelCvar_q("_progressbar_xoffset");
                                        HUD_Write_PanelCvar_q("_text");
                                        break;
                                case HUD_PANEL_POWERUPS:
@@ -538,11 +539,11 @@ void HUD_Panel_ExportCfg(string cfgname)
                }
                HUD_Write("menu_sync\n"); // force the menu to reread the cvars, so that the dialogs are updated
 
-               print("^2Successfully exported to ", filename, "! (Note: It's saved in data/data/)\n");
+               print(sprintf(_("^2Successfully exported to %s! (Note: It's saved in data/data/)\n"), filename));
                fclose(fh);
        }
        else
-               print("^1Couldn't write to ", filename, "\n");
+               print(sprintf(_("^1Couldn't write to %s\n"), filename));
 }
 
 const float hlBorderSize = 4;
@@ -843,8 +844,8 @@ void HUD_Panel_SetPosSize(vector mySize)
 
        if(highlightedPanel == HUD_PANEL_CHAT) // some panels have their own restrictions, like the chat panel (which actually only moves the engine chat print around). Looks bad if it's too small.
        {
-               mySize_x = max(17 * cvar("con_chatsize"), mySize_x);
-               mySize_y = max(2 * cvar("con_chatsize") + 2 * panel_bg_padding, mySize_y);
+               mySize_x = max(17 * autocvar_con_chatsize, mySize_x);
+               mySize_y = max(2 * autocvar_con_chatsize + 2 * panel_bg_padding, mySize_y);
        }
 
        // collision testing|
@@ -932,7 +933,7 @@ void HUD_Panel_Arrow_Action(float nPrimary)
        if (highlightedPanel_prev == -1 || mouseClicked)
                return;
 
-       hud_configure_checkcollisions = (!(hudShiftState & S_CTRL) && cvar("hud_configure_checkcollisions"));
+       hud_configure_checkcollisions = (!(hudShiftState & S_CTRL) && autocvar_hud_configure_checkcollisions);
 
        float step;
        if(autocvar_hud_configure_grid)
@@ -1349,7 +1350,7 @@ void HUD_Panel_Mouse()
        /*
        print("menu_enabled: ", ftos(menu_enabled), "\n");
        print("Highlighted: ", ftos(highlightedPanel), "\n");
-       print("Menu alpha: ", cvar_string("_menu_alpha"), "\n");
+       print("Menu alpha: ", ftos(autocvar__menu_alpha), "\n");
        */
 
        // instantly hide the editor cursor if we open the HUDExit dialog
@@ -1365,7 +1366,7 @@ void HUD_Panel_Mouse()
        if(highlightedPanel != -1)
                highlightedPanel_prev = highlightedPanel;
 
-       mousepos = mousepos + getmousepos() * cvar("menu_mouse_speed");
+       mousepos = mousepos + getmousepos() * autocvar_menu_mouse_speed;
 
        mousepos_x = bound(0, mousepos_x, vid_conwidth);
        mousepos_y = bound(0, mousepos_y, vid_conheight);
@@ -1384,7 +1385,7 @@ void HUD_Panel_Mouse()
 
                if (prev_pos != panel_pos || prev_size != panel_size)
                {
-                       hud_configure_checkcollisions = (!(hudShiftState & S_CTRL) && cvar("hud_configure_checkcollisions"));
+                       hud_configure_checkcollisions = (!(hudShiftState & S_CTRL) && autocvar_hud_configure_checkcollisions);
                        // backup!
                        panel_pos_backup = prev_pos;
                        panel_size_backup = prev_size;
@@ -1442,13 +1443,13 @@ void HUD_Panel_Mouse()
        cursorsize = '32 32 0';
 
        if(highlightcheck == 0)
-               drawpic(mousepos, strcat("gfx/menu/", cvar_string("menu_skin"), "/cursor.tga"), '32 32 0', '1 1 1', hud_fade_alpha, DRAWFLAG_NORMAL);
+               drawpic(mousepos, strcat("gfx/menu/", autocvar_menu_skin, "/cursor.tga"), '32 32 0', '1 1 1', hud_fade_alpha, DRAWFLAG_NORMAL);
        else if(highlightcheck == 1)
-               drawpic(mousepos - cursorsize * 0.5, strcat("gfx/menu/", cvar_string("menu_skin"), "/cursor_move.tga"), '32 32 0', '1 1 1', hud_fade_alpha, DRAWFLAG_NORMAL);
+               drawpic(mousepos - cursorsize * 0.5, strcat("gfx/menu/", autocvar_menu_skin, "/cursor_move.tga"), '32 32 0', '1 1 1', hud_fade_alpha, DRAWFLAG_NORMAL);
        else if(highlightcheck == 2)
-               drawpic(mousepos - cursorsize * 0.5, strcat("gfx/menu/", cvar_string("menu_skin"), "/cursor_resize.tga"), '32 32 0', '1 1 1', hud_fade_alpha, DRAWFLAG_NORMAL);
+               drawpic(mousepos - cursorsize * 0.5, strcat("gfx/menu/", autocvar_menu_skin, "/cursor_resize.tga"), '32 32 0', '1 1 1', hud_fade_alpha, DRAWFLAG_NORMAL);
        else
-               drawpic(mousepos - cursorsize * 0.5, strcat("gfx/menu/", cvar_string("menu_skin"), "/cursor_resize2.tga"), '32 32 0', '1 1 1', hud_fade_alpha, DRAWFLAG_NORMAL);
+               drawpic(mousepos - cursorsize * 0.5, strcat("gfx/menu/", autocvar_menu_skin, "/cursor_resize2.tga"), '32 32 0', '1 1 1', hud_fade_alpha, DRAWFLAG_NORMAL);
 
        prevMouseClicked = mouseClicked;
 }
@@ -1505,7 +1506,7 @@ float GetAmmoTypeForWep(float i)
                case WEP_HLAC: return 3;
                case WEP_MINSTANEX: return 3;
                case WEP_NEX: return 3;
-               case WEP_CAMPINGRIFLE: return 1;
+               case WEP_SNIPERRIFLE: return 1;
                case WEP_HAGAR: return 2;
                case WEP_ROCKET_LAUNCHER: return 2;
                case WEP_SEEKER: return 2;
@@ -1523,9 +1524,9 @@ void HUD_Weapons(void)
        if(!autocvar_hud_panel_weapons && !autocvar__hud_configure)
                return;
 
-       float timeout = cvar("hud_panel_weapons_timeout");
+       float timeout = autocvar_hud_panel_weapons_timeout;
        float timeout_effect_length, timein_effect_length;
-       if (cvar("hud_panel_weapons_timeout_effect") == 0)
+       if (autocvar_hud_panel_weapons_timeout_effect == 0)
        {
                timeout_effect_length = 0;
                timein_effect_length = 0;
@@ -1548,12 +1549,12 @@ void HUD_Weapons(void)
        if (timeout && time >= weapontime + timeout && !autocvar__hud_configure)
        {
                f = (time - (weapontime + timeout)) / timeout_effect_length;
-               if (cvar("hud_panel_weapons_timeout_effect"))
+               if (autocvar_hud_panel_weapons_timeout_effect)
                {
                        panel_bg_alpha *= (1 - f);
                        panel_fg_alpha *= (1 - f);
                }
-               if (cvar("hud_panel_weapons_timeout_effect") == 1)
+               if (autocvar_hud_panel_weapons_timeout_effect == 1)
                {
                        f *= f; // for a cooler movement
                        center_x = panel_pos_x + panel_size_x/2;
@@ -1579,12 +1580,12 @@ void HUD_Weapons(void)
        else if (timeout && time < weaponprevtime + timein_effect_length && !autocvar__hud_configure)
        {
                f = (time - weaponprevtime) / timein_effect_length;
-               if (cvar("hud_panel_weapons_timeout_effect"))
+               if (autocvar_hud_panel_weapons_timeout_effect)
                {
                        panel_bg_alpha *= (f);
                        panel_fg_alpha *= (f);
                }
-               if (cvar("hud_panel_weapons_timeout_effect") == 1)
+               if (autocvar_hud_panel_weapons_timeout_effect == 1)
                {
                        f *= f; // for a cooler movement
                        f = 1 - f;
@@ -1618,14 +1619,14 @@ void HUD_Weapons(void)
        }
 
        // TODO make this configurable
-       if(weaponorder_bypriority != cvar_string("cl_weaponpriority"))
+       if(weaponorder_bypriority != autocvar_cl_weaponpriority)
        {
                if(weaponorder_bypriority)
                        strunzone(weaponorder_bypriority);
                if(weaponorder_byimpulse)
                        strunzone(weaponorder_byimpulse);
 
-               weaponorder_bypriority = strzone(cvar_string("cl_weaponpriority"));
+               weaponorder_bypriority = strzone(autocvar_cl_weaponpriority);
                weaponorder_byimpulse = strzone(W_FixWeaponOrder_BuildImpulseList(W_FixWeaponOrder_ForceComplete(W_NumberWeaponOrder(weaponorder_bypriority))));
                weaponorder_cmp_str = strcat(" ", weaponorder_byimpulse, " ");
 
@@ -1651,7 +1652,7 @@ void HUD_Weapons(void)
                panel_size -= '2 2 0' * panel_bg_padding;
        }
 
-       if(cvar_or("hud_panel_weapons_fade", 1))
+       if(autocvar_hud_panel_weapons_fade)
        {
                wpnalpha = 3.2 - 2 * (time - weapontime);
                wpnalpha = bound(0.7, wpnalpha, 1) * panel_fg_alpha;
@@ -1662,7 +1663,7 @@ void HUD_Weapons(void)
        HUD_Weapons_Clear();
 
        float rows, columns;
-       float aspect = cvar("hud_panel_weapons_aspect");
+       float aspect = autocvar_hud_panel_weapons_aspect;
        rows = panel_size_y/panel_size_x;
        rows = bound(1, floor((sqrt(4 * aspect * rows * WEP_COUNT + rows * rows) + rows + 0.5) / 2), WEP_COUNT);
 
@@ -1671,9 +1672,9 @@ void HUD_Weapons(void)
 
        float a, type, fullammo;
        float when;
-       when = cvar("hud_panel_weapons_complainbubble_time");
+       when = autocvar_hud_panel_weapons_complainbubble_time;
        float fadetime;
-       fadetime = cvar("hud_panel_weapons_complainbubble_fadetime");
+       fadetime = autocvar_hud_panel_weapons_complainbubble_fadetime;
 
        vector color;
        vector wpnpos;
@@ -1684,16 +1685,16 @@ void HUD_Weapons(void)
        float ammo_alpha;
        wpnsize = eX * panel_size_x*(1/columns) + eY * panel_size_y*(1/rows);
        float barsize_x, barsize_y, baroffset_x, baroffset_y;
-       float show_ammo = cvar("hud_panel_weapons_ammo");
+       float show_ammo = autocvar_hud_panel_weapons_ammo;
        if (show_ammo)
        {
-               fullammo_shells = cvar("hud_panel_weapons_ammo_full_shells");
-               fullammo_nails = cvar("hud_panel_weapons_ammo_full_nails");
-               fullammo_rockets = cvar("hud_panel_weapons_ammo_full_rockets");
-               fullammo_cells = cvar("hud_panel_weapons_ammo_full_cells");
-               fullammo_fuel = cvar("hud_panel_weapons_ammo_full_fuel");
-               ammo_color = stov(cvar_string("hud_panel_weapons_ammo_color"));
-               ammo_alpha = panel_fg_alpha * cvar("hud_panel_weapons_ammo_alpha");
+               fullammo_shells = autocvar_hud_panel_weapons_ammo_full_shells;
+               fullammo_nails = autocvar_hud_panel_weapons_ammo_full_nails;
+               fullammo_rockets = autocvar_hud_panel_weapons_ammo_full_rockets;
+               fullammo_cells = autocvar_hud_panel_weapons_ammo_full_cells;
+               fullammo_fuel = autocvar_hud_panel_weapons_ammo_full_fuel;
+               ammo_color = stov(autocvar_hud_panel_weapons_ammo_color);
+               ammo_alpha = panel_fg_alpha * autocvar_hud_panel_weapons_ammo_alpha;
 
 
                if(wpnsize_x/wpnsize_y > aspect)
@@ -1712,7 +1713,7 @@ void HUD_Weapons(void)
 
        float show_accuracy;
        float weapon_stats;
-       if(cvar("hud_panel_weapons_accuracy") && acc_levels)
+       if(autocvar_hud_panel_weapons_accuracy && acc_levels)
        {
                show_accuracy = true;
                if (acc_col_x[0] == -1)
@@ -1721,7 +1722,7 @@ void HUD_Weapons(void)
        }
 
        float weapons_st = getstati(STAT_WEAPONS);
-       float label = cvar("hud_panel_weapons_label");
+       float label = autocvar_hud_panel_weapons_label;
 
        for(i = 0; i < weapon_cnt; ++i)
        {
@@ -1767,10 +1768,10 @@ void HUD_Weapons(void)
                                drawstring(wpnpos, getcommandkey(ftos(weapid), strcat("impulse ", ftos(weapid))), '1 1 0' * 0.5 * wpnsize_y, '1 1 1', panel_fg_alpha, DRAWFLAG_NORMAL);
 
                        // draw ammo status bar
-                       if(show_ammo && weapid != WEP_TUBA && weapid != WEP_LASER && weapid != WEP_PORTO)
+                       if(show_ammo && self.weapon != WEP_TUBA && self.weapon != WEP_LASER && self.weapon != WEP_PORTO)
                        {
                                a = 0;
-                               type = GetAmmoTypeForWep(weapid);
+                               type = GetAmmoTypeForWep(self.weapon);
                                if(type != -1)
                                        a = getstati(GetAmmoStat(type)); // how much ammo do we have?
 
@@ -1803,7 +1804,7 @@ void HUD_Weapons(void)
                }
 
                // draw the complain message
-               if(time - complain_weapon_time < when + fadetime && self.weapon == complain_weapon && cvar("hud_panel_weapons_complainbubble"))
+               if(time - complain_weapon_time < when + fadetime && self.weapon == complain_weapon && autocvar_hud_panel_weapons_complainbubble)
                {
                        if(fadetime)
                        {
@@ -1822,18 +1823,18 @@ void HUD_Weapons(void)
 
                        string s;
                        if(complain_weapon_type == 0) {
-                               s = "Out of ammo";
-                               color = stov(cvar_string("hud_panel_weapons_complainbubble_color_outofammo"));
+                               s = _("Out of ammo");
+                               color = stov(autocvar_hud_panel_weapons_complainbubble_color_outofammo);
                        }
                        else if(complain_weapon_type == 1) {
-                               s = "Don't have";
-                               color = stov(cvar_string("hud_panel_weapons_complainbubble_color_donthave"));
+                               s = _("Don't have");
+                               color = stov(autocvar_hud_panel_weapons_complainbubble_color_donthave);
                        }
                        else {
-                               s = "Unavailable";
-                               color = stov(cvar_string("hud_panel_weapons_complainbubble_color_unavailable"));
+                               s = _("Unavailable");
+                               color = stov(autocvar_hud_panel_weapons_complainbubble_color_unavailable);
                        }
-                       float padding = cvar("hud_panel_weapons_complainbubble_padding");
+                       float padding = autocvar_hud_panel_weapons_complainbubble_padding;
                        drawpic_aspect_skin(wpnpos + '1 1 0' * padding, "weapon_complainbubble", wpnsize - '2 2 0' * padding, color, a * panel_fg_alpha, DRAWFLAG_NORMAL);
                        drawstring_aspect(wpnpos + '1 1 0' * padding, s, wpnsize - '2 2 0' * padding, '1 1 1', panel_fg_alpha * a, DRAWFLAG_NORMAL);
                }
@@ -1915,10 +1916,10 @@ void DrawAmmoItem(vector myPos, vector mySize, float itemcode, float currently_s
        if (currently_selected)
                drawpic_aspect_skin(myPos, "ammo_current_bg", mySize, '1 1 1', panel_fg_alpha, DRAWFLAG_NORMAL);
 
-    if(a > 0 && cvar("hud_panel_ammo_progressbar"))
-        HUD_Panel_DrawProgressBar(myPos + eX * cvar("hud_panel_ammo_progressbar_xoffset") * mySize_x, mySize - eX * cvar("hud_panel_ammo_progressbar_xoffset") * mySize_x, cvar_string("hud_panel_ammo_progressbar_name"), 0, 0, min(1, a/cvar("hud_panel_ammo_maxammo")), color, autocvar_hud_progressbar_alpha * panel_fg_alpha * alpha, DRAWFLAG_NORMAL);
+    if(a > 0 && autocvar_hud_panel_ammo_progressbar)
+        HUD_Panel_DrawProgressBar(myPos + eX * autocvar_hud_panel_ammo_progressbar_xoffset * mySize_x, mySize - eX * autocvar_hud_panel_ammo_progressbar_xoffset * mySize_x, autocvar_hud_panel_ammo_progressbar_name, 0, 0, min(1, a/autocvar_hud_panel_ammo_maxammo), color, autocvar_hud_progressbar_alpha * panel_fg_alpha * alpha, DRAWFLAG_NORMAL);
 
-    if(cvar("hud_panel_ammo_text"))
+    if(autocvar_hud_panel_ammo_text)
     {
         if(a > 0)
             drawstring_aspect(numpos, ftos(a), eX * (2/3) * mySize_x + eY * mySize_y, color, panel_fg_alpha * alpha, DRAWFLAG_NORMAL);
@@ -1981,7 +1982,6 @@ void HUD_Ammo(void)
                ammo_size_y = newSize;
        }
 
-       drawfont = hud_bigfont;
        float i, stat_items, currently_selected;
        if (autocvar_hud_panel_ammo_onlycurrent)
        {
@@ -2013,7 +2013,6 @@ void HUD_Ammo(void)
                        column = column + 1;
                }
        }
-       drawfont = hud_font;
 }
 
 void DrawNumIcon(float iconalign, vector myPos, vector mySize, float x, string icon, float left, vector color, float alpha)
@@ -2065,9 +2064,7 @@ void DrawNumIcon(float iconalign, vector myPos, vector mySize, float x, string i
                }
        }
 
-       drawfont = hud_bigfont;
        drawstring_aspect(numpos, ftos(x), eX * (2/3) * newSize_x + eY * newSize_y, color, panel_fg_alpha * alpha, DRAWFLAG_NORMAL);
-       drawfont = hud_font;
        drawpic_aspect_skin(picpos, icon, '1 1 0' * newSize_y, '1 1 1', panel_fg_alpha * alpha, DRAWFLAG_NORMAL);
 }
 
@@ -2127,34 +2124,33 @@ void HUD_Powerups(void) {
     string leftprogressname, rightprogressname;
        float leftcnt, rightcnt;
        float leftexact, rightexact;
-       float flip = cvar("hud_panel_powerups_flip");
+       float flip = autocvar_hud_panel_powerups_flip;
        if (flip) {
                leftname = "strength";
-        leftprogressname = cvar_string("hud_panel_powerups_progressbar_strength");
+        leftprogressname = autocvar_hud_panel_powerups_progressbar_strength;
                leftcnt = ceil(strength_time);
                leftexact = strength_time;
 
                rightname = "shield";
-        rightprogressname = cvar_string("hud_panel_powerups_progressbar_shield");
+        rightprogressname = autocvar_hud_panel_powerups_progressbar_shield;
                rightcnt = ceil(shield_time);
                rightexact = shield_time;
        } else {
                leftname = "shield";
-        leftprogressname = cvar_string("hud_panel_powerups_progressbar_shield");
+        leftprogressname = autocvar_hud_panel_powerups_progressbar_shield;
                leftcnt = ceil(shield_time);
                leftexact = shield_time;
 
                rightname = "strength";
-        rightprogressname = cvar_string("hud_panel_powerups_progressbar_strength");
+        rightprogressname = autocvar_hud_panel_powerups_progressbar_strength;
                rightcnt = ceil(strength_time);
                rightexact = strength_time;
        }
 
-       drawfont = hud_bigfont;
-       float baralign = cvar("hud_panel_powerups_baralign");
+       float baralign = autocvar_hud_panel_powerups_baralign;
     float barflip;
-       float iconalign = cvar("hud_panel_powerups_iconalign");
-       float progressbar = cvar("hud_panel_powerups_progressbar");
+       float iconalign = autocvar_hud_panel_powerups_iconalign;
+       float progressbar = autocvar_hud_panel_powerups_progressbar;
        if (mySize_x/mySize_y > 4)
        {
         barsize = eX * 0.5 * mySize_x + eY * mySize_y;
@@ -2173,7 +2169,7 @@ void HUD_Powerups(void) {
                                HUD_Panel_GetProgressBarColorForString(leftname);
                                HUD_Panel_DrawProgressBar(barpos, barsize, leftprogressname, 0, barflip, min(1, leftcnt/30), progressbar_color, autocvar_hud_progressbar_alpha * panel_fg_alpha * bound(0, max(strength_time, shield_time), 1), DRAWFLAG_NORMAL);
                        }
-            if(cvar("hud_panel_powerups_text"))
+            if(autocvar_hud_panel_powerups_text)
             {
                 if(leftcnt > 1)
                     DrawNumIcon(iconalign, pos, eX * 0.5 * mySize_x + eY * mySize_y, leftcnt, leftname, 1, '1 1 1', 1);
@@ -2197,7 +2193,7 @@ void HUD_Powerups(void) {
                                HUD_Panel_GetProgressBarColorForString(rightname);
                                HUD_Panel_DrawProgressBar(barpos, barsize, rightprogressname, 0, barflip, min(1, rightcnt/30), progressbar_color, autocvar_hud_progressbar_alpha * panel_fg_alpha * bound(0, max(strength_time, shield_time), 1), DRAWFLAG_NORMAL);
                        }
-            if(cvar("hud_panel_powerups_text"))
+            if(autocvar_hud_panel_powerups_text)
             {
                 if(rightcnt > 1)
                     DrawNumIcon(iconalign, pos + eX * 0.5 * mySize_x, eX * 0.5 * mySize_x + eY * mySize_y, rightcnt, rightname, 0, '1 1 1', 1);
@@ -2223,7 +2219,7 @@ void HUD_Powerups(void) {
                                HUD_Panel_GetProgressBarColorForString(leftname);
                                HUD_Panel_DrawProgressBar(barpos, barsize, leftprogressname, 0, barflip, min(1, leftcnt/30), progressbar_color, autocvar_hud_progressbar_alpha * panel_fg_alpha * bound(0, max(strength_time, shield_time), 1), DRAWFLAG_NORMAL);
                        }
-            if(cvar("hud_panel_powerups_text"))
+            if(autocvar_hud_panel_powerups_text)
             {
                 if(leftcnt > 1)
                     DrawNumIcon(iconalign, pos, eX * mySize_x + eY * 0.5 * mySize_y, leftcnt, leftname, 1, '1 1 1', 1);
@@ -2246,7 +2242,7 @@ void HUD_Powerups(void) {
                                HUD_Panel_GetProgressBarColorForString(rightname);
                                HUD_Panel_DrawProgressBar(barpos, barsize, rightprogressname, 0, barflip, min(1, rightcnt/30), progressbar_color, autocvar_hud_progressbar_alpha * panel_fg_alpha * bound(0, max(strength_time, shield_time), 1), DRAWFLAG_NORMAL);
                        }
-            if(cvar("hud_panel_powerups_text"))
+            if(autocvar_hud_panel_powerups_text)
             {
                 if(rightcnt > 1)
                     DrawNumIcon(iconalign, pos + eY * 0.5 * mySize_y, eX * mySize_x + eY * 0.5 * mySize_y, rightcnt, rightname, 0, '1 1 1', 1);
@@ -2280,7 +2276,7 @@ void HUD_Powerups(void) {
                                HUD_Panel_GetProgressBarColorForString(leftname);
                                HUD_Panel_DrawProgressBar(barpos, barsize, leftprogressname, 1, barflip, min(1, leftcnt/30), progressbar_color, autocvar_hud_progressbar_alpha * panel_fg_alpha * bound(0, max(strength_time, shield_time), 1), DRAWFLAG_NORMAL);
                        }
-            if(cvar("hud_panel_powerups_text"))
+            if(autocvar_hud_panel_powerups_text)
             {
                 if(leftcnt <= 5)
                     drawpic_aspect_skin_expanding(picpos, leftname, '0.4 0.4 0' * mySize_x, '1 1 1', panel_fg_alpha, DRAWFLAG_NORMAL, bound(0, (leftcnt - leftexact) / 0.5, 1));
@@ -2312,7 +2308,7 @@ void HUD_Powerups(void) {
                                HUD_Panel_GetProgressBarColorForString(rightname);
                                HUD_Panel_DrawProgressBar(barpos, barsize, rightprogressname, 1, barflip, min(1, rightcnt/30), progressbar_color, autocvar_hud_progressbar_alpha * panel_fg_alpha * bound(0, max(strength_time, shield_time), 1), DRAWFLAG_NORMAL);
                        }
-            if(cvar("hud_panel_powerups_text"))
+            if(autocvar_hud_panel_powerups_text)
             {
                 if(rightcnt <= 5)
                     drawpic_aspect_skin_expanding(picpos, rightname, '0.4 0.4 0' * mySize_x, '1 1 1', panel_fg_alpha, DRAWFLAG_NORMAL, bound(0, (rightcnt - rightexact) / 0.5, 1));
@@ -2322,7 +2318,6 @@ void HUD_Powerups(void) {
             }
                }
        }
-       drawfont = hud_font;
 }
 
 // Health/armor (#3)
@@ -2364,13 +2359,12 @@ void HUD_HealthArmor(void)
        vector picpos;
        vector numpos;
 
-       drawfont = hud_bigfont;
-       float baralign = cvar("hud_panel_healtharmor_baralign");
-       float iconalign = cvar("hud_panel_healtharmor_iconalign");
-       float progressbar = cvar("hud_panel_healtharmor_progressbar");
+       float baralign = autocvar_hud_panel_healtharmor_baralign;
+       float iconalign = autocvar_hud_panel_healtharmor_iconalign;
+       float progressbar = autocvar_hud_panel_healtharmor_progressbar;
 
-    float maxhealth = cvar("hud_panel_healtharmor_maxhealth");
-    float maxarmor = cvar("hud_panel_healtharmor_maxarmor");
+    float maxhealth = autocvar_hud_panel_healtharmor_maxhealth;
+    float maxarmor = autocvar_hud_panel_healtharmor_maxarmor;
        if(autocvar_hud_panel_healtharmor == 2) // combined health and armor display
        {
                vector v;
@@ -2391,10 +2385,10 @@ void HUD_HealthArmor(void)
                        if(progressbar)
                        {
                                HUD_Panel_GetProgressBarColor(health);
-                               HUD_Panel_DrawProgressBar(barpos, barsize, cvar_string("hud_panel_healtharmor_progressbar_health"), 0, mod(baralign, 2), x/maxtotal, progressbar_color, autocvar_hud_progressbar_alpha * panel_fg_alpha, DRAWFLAG_NORMAL);
+                               HUD_Panel_DrawProgressBar(barpos, barsize, autocvar_hud_panel_healtharmor_progressbar_health, 0, mod(baralign, 2), x/maxtotal, progressbar_color, autocvar_hud_progressbar_alpha * panel_fg_alpha, DRAWFLAG_NORMAL);
                        }
                        if(armor)
-            if(cvar("hud_panel_healtharmor_text"))
+            if(autocvar_hud_panel_healtharmor_text)
                                drawpic_aspect_skin(pos + eX * mySize_x - eX * 0.5 * mySize_y, "armor", '0.5 0.5 0' * mySize_y, '1 1 1', panel_fg_alpha * armor / health, DRAWFLAG_NORMAL);
                }
                else
@@ -2403,13 +2397,13 @@ void HUD_HealthArmor(void)
                        if(progressbar)
                        {
                                HUD_Panel_GetProgressBarColor(armor);
-                               HUD_Panel_DrawProgressBar(barpos, barsize, cvar_string("hud_panel_healtharmor_progressbar_armor"), 0, mod(baralign, 2), x/maxtotal, progressbar_color, autocvar_hud_progressbar_alpha * panel_fg_alpha, DRAWFLAG_NORMAL);
+                               HUD_Panel_DrawProgressBar(barpos, barsize, autocvar_hud_panel_healtharmor_progressbar_armor, 0, mod(baralign, 2), x/maxtotal, progressbar_color, autocvar_hud_progressbar_alpha * panel_fg_alpha, DRAWFLAG_NORMAL);
                        }
                        if(health)
-            if(cvar("hud_panel_healtharmor_text"))
+            if(autocvar_hud_panel_healtharmor_text)
                                drawpic_aspect_skin(pos + eX * mySize_x - eX * 0.5 * mySize_y, "health", '0.5 0.5 0' * mySize_y, '1 1 1', panel_fg_alpha, DRAWFLAG_NORMAL);
                }
-        if(cvar("hud_panel_healtharmor_text"))
+        if(autocvar_hud_panel_healtharmor_text)
             DrawNumIcon(iconalign, pos, mySize, x, biggercount, 1, HUD_Get_Num_Color(x, maxtotal), 1);
 
                // fuel
@@ -2429,11 +2423,11 @@ void HUD_HealthArmor(void)
                float leftmax, rightmax;
                float leftactive, rightactive;
                float leftalpha, rightalpha;
-               float flip = cvar("hud_panel_healtharmor_flip");
+               float flip = autocvar_hud_panel_healtharmor_flip;
         float barflip;
                if (flip) { // old style layout with armor left/top of health
                        leftname = "armor";
-            leftprogressname = cvar_string("hud_panel_healtharmor_progressbar_armor");
+            leftprogressname = autocvar_hud_panel_healtharmor_progressbar_armor;
                        leftcnt = armor;
                        if(leftcnt)
                                leftactive = 1;
@@ -2441,21 +2435,21 @@ void HUD_HealthArmor(void)
             leftmax = maxarmor;
 
                        rightname = "health";
-            rightprogressname = cvar_string("hud_panel_healtharmor_progressbar_health");
+            rightprogressname = autocvar_hud_panel_healtharmor_progressbar_health;
                        rightcnt = health;
                        rightactive = 1;
                        rightalpha = 1;
             rightmax = maxhealth;
                } else {
                        leftname = "health";
-            leftprogressname = cvar_string("hud_panel_healtharmor_progressbar_health");
+            leftprogressname = autocvar_hud_panel_healtharmor_progressbar_health;
                        leftcnt = health;
                        leftactive = 1;
                        leftalpha = 1;
             leftmax = maxhealth;
 
                        rightname = "armor";
-            rightprogressname = cvar_string("hud_panel_healtharmor_progressbar_armor");
+            rightprogressname = autocvar_hud_panel_healtharmor_progressbar_armor;
                        rightcnt = armor;
                        if(rightcnt)
                                rightactive = 1;
@@ -2480,7 +2474,7 @@ void HUD_HealthArmor(void)
                                        HUD_Panel_GetProgressBarColorForString(leftname);
                     HUD_Panel_DrawProgressBar(barpos, barsize, leftprogressname, 0, barflip, min(1, leftcnt/leftmax), progressbar_color, autocvar_hud_progressbar_alpha * panel_fg_alpha, DRAWFLAG_NORMAL);
                                }
-                if(cvar("hud_panel_healtharmor_text"))
+                if(autocvar_hud_panel_healtharmor_text)
                     DrawNumIcon(iconalign, pos, eX * 0.5 * mySize_x + eY * mySize_y, leftcnt, leftname, 1, HUD_Get_Num_Color(leftcnt, leftmax), 1);
                        }
 
@@ -2498,7 +2492,7 @@ void HUD_HealthArmor(void)
                                        HUD_Panel_GetProgressBarColorForString(rightname);
                     HUD_Panel_DrawProgressBar(barpos, barsize, rightprogressname, 0, barflip, min(1, rightcnt/rightmax), progressbar_color, autocvar_hud_progressbar_alpha * panel_fg_alpha, DRAWFLAG_NORMAL);
                                }
-                if(cvar("hud_panel_healtharmor_text"))
+                if(autocvar_hud_panel_healtharmor_text)
                     DrawNumIcon(iconalign, pos + eX * 0.5 * mySize_x, eX * 0.5 * mySize_x + eY * mySize_y, rightcnt, rightname, 0, HUD_Get_Num_Color(rightcnt, rightmax), 1);
                        }
 
@@ -2527,7 +2521,7 @@ void HUD_HealthArmor(void)
                                        HUD_Panel_GetProgressBarColorForString(leftname);
                     HUD_Panel_DrawProgressBar(barpos, barsize, leftprogressname, 0, barflip, min(1, leftcnt/leftmax), progressbar_color, autocvar_hud_progressbar_alpha * panel_fg_alpha, DRAWFLAG_NORMAL);
                                }
-                if(cvar("hud_panel_healtharmor_text"))
+                if(autocvar_hud_panel_healtharmor_text)
                     DrawNumIcon(iconalign, pos, eX * mySize_x + eY * 0.5 * mySize_y, leftcnt, leftname, 1, HUD_Get_Num_Color(leftcnt, leftmax), 1);
                        }
 
@@ -2545,7 +2539,7 @@ void HUD_HealthArmor(void)
                                        HUD_Panel_GetProgressBarColorForString(rightname);
                     HUD_Panel_DrawProgressBar(barpos, barsize, rightprogressname, 0, barflip, min(1, rightcnt/rightmax), progressbar_color, autocvar_hud_progressbar_alpha * panel_fg_alpha, DRAWFLAG_NORMAL);
                                }
-                if(cvar("hud_panel_healtharmor_text"))
+                if(autocvar_hud_panel_healtharmor_text)
                     DrawNumIcon(iconalign, pos + eY * 0.5 * mySize_y, eX * mySize_x + eY * 0.5 * mySize_y, rightcnt, rightname, 0, HUD_Get_Num_Color(rightcnt, rightmax), 1);
                        }
 
@@ -2582,7 +2576,7 @@ void HUD_HealthArmor(void)
                                        HUD_Panel_GetProgressBarColorForString(leftname);
                     HUD_Panel_DrawProgressBar(barpos, barsize, leftprogressname, 1, barflip, min(1, leftcnt/leftmax), progressbar_color, autocvar_hud_progressbar_alpha * panel_fg_alpha, DRAWFLAG_NORMAL);
                                }
-                if(cvar("hud_panel_healtharmor_text"))
+                if(autocvar_hud_panel_healtharmor_text)
                 {
                     drawpic_aspect_skin(picpos, leftname, '0.4 0.4 0' * mySize_x, '1 1 1', leftalpha * panel_fg_alpha, DRAWFLAG_NORMAL);
                     drawstring_aspect(numpos, ftos(leftcnt), eX * 0.5 * mySize_x + eY * 0.25 * mySize_x, HUD_Get_Num_Color(leftcnt, leftmax), panel_fg_alpha, DRAWFLAG_NORMAL);
@@ -2611,7 +2605,7 @@ void HUD_HealthArmor(void)
                                        HUD_Panel_GetProgressBarColorForString(rightname);
                     HUD_Panel_DrawProgressBar(barpos, barsize, rightprogressname, 1, barflip, min(1, rightcnt/rightmax), progressbar_color, autocvar_hud_progressbar_alpha * panel_fg_alpha, DRAWFLAG_NORMAL);
                                }
-                if(cvar("hud_panel_healtharmor_text"))
+                if(autocvar_hud_panel_healtharmor_text)
                 {
                     drawpic_aspect_skin(picpos, rightname, '0.4 0.4 0' * mySize_x, '1 1 1', rightalpha * panel_fg_alpha, DRAWFLAG_NORMAL);
                     drawstring_aspect(numpos, ftos(rightcnt), eX * 0.5 * mySize_x + eY * 0.25 * mySize_x, HUD_Get_Num_Color(rightcnt, rightmax), panel_fg_alpha, DRAWFLAG_NORMAL);
@@ -2627,7 +2621,6 @@ void HUD_HealthArmor(void)
                        }
                }
        }
-       drawfont = hud_font;
 }
 
 // Notification area (#4)
@@ -2674,8 +2667,8 @@ void HUD_KillNotify(string s1, string s2, string s3, float type, float msg) // s
 {
        float w;
        float alsoprint, gentle;
-       alsoprint = (cvar("hud_panel_notify_print") || !panel_enabled); // print message to console if: notify panel disabled, or cvar to do so enabled
-       gentle = (cvar("cl_gentle") || cvar("cl_gentle_messages"));
+       alsoprint = (autocvar_hud_panel_notify_print || !panel_enabled); // print message to console if: notify panel disabled, or cvar to do so enabled
+       gentle = (autocvar_cl_gentle || autocvar_cl_gentle_messages);
        
        if ((msg == MSG_SUICIDE || msg == MSG_KILL || msg == MSG_KILL_ACTION) && gametype == GAME_CTS) // selfkill isn't interesting in CTS and only spams up the notify panel
                return;
@@ -2689,43 +2682,43 @@ void HUD_KillNotify(string s1, string s2, string s3, float type, float msg) // s
                } else if (type == DEATH_KILL) {
                        HUD_KillNotify_Push(s1, "", 0, DEATH_KILL);
                        if (alsoprint)
-                               print ("^1",s1, "^1 couldn't take it anymore\n");
+                               print (sprintf(_("^1%s^1 couldn't take it anymore\n"), s1));
                } else if (type == DEATH_ROT) {
                        HUD_KillNotify_Push(s1, "", 0, DEATH_GENERIC);
                        if (alsoprint)
-                               print ("^1",s1, "^1 died\n");
+                               print (sprintf(_("^1%s^1 died\n"), s1));
                } else if (type == DEATH_NOAMMO) {
                        HUD_KillNotify_Push(s1, "", 0, DEATH_NOAMMO);
                        if (alsoprint)
-                               print ("^7",s1, "^7 committed suicide. What's the point of living without ammo?\n");
+                               print (sprintf(_("^7%s^7 committed suicide. What's the point of living without ammo?\n"), s1));
                } else if (type == DEATH_CAMP) {
                        HUD_KillNotify_Push(s1, "", 0, DEATH_CAMP);
                        if (alsoprint)
-                               print ("^1",s1, "^1 thought they found a nice camping ground\n");
+                               print (sprintf(_("^1%s^1 thought they found a nice camping ground\n"), s1));
                } else if (type == KILL_TEAM_RED || type == KILL_TEAM_BLUE) {
                        HUD_KillNotify_Push(s1, "", 0, type);
                        if (alsoprint)
-                               print ("^1",s1, "^1 didn't become friends with the Lord of Teamplay\n");
+                               print (sprintf(_("^1%s^1 didn't become friends with the Lord of Teamplay\n"), s1));
                } else if (type == DEATH_CHEAT) {
                        HUD_KillNotify_Push(s1, "", 0, DEATH_GENERIC);
                        if (alsoprint)
-                               print ("^1",s1, "^1 unfairly eliminated themself\n");
+                               print (sprintf(_("^1%s^1 unfairly eliminated themself\n"), s1));
                } else if (type == DEATH_FIRE) {
                        HUD_KillNotify_Push(s1, "", 0, DEATH_GENERIC);
                        if (alsoprint)
-                               print ("^1",s1, "^1 burned to death\n");
+                               print (sprintf(_("^1%s^1 burned to death\n"), s1));
                } else if (type != DEATH_TEAMCHANGE && type != DEATH_QUIET) {
                        HUD_KillNotify_Push(s1, "", 0, DEATH_GENERIC);
                        if (alsoprint)
-                               print ("^1",s1, "^1 couldn't resist the urge to self-destruct\n");
+                               print (sprintf(_("^1%s^1 couldn't resist the urge to self-destruct\n"), s1));
                } 
                
                if (stof(s2) > 2) // killcount > 2
-                       print ("^1",s1,"^1 ended it all after a ",s2," kill spree\n");
+                       print (sprintf(_("^1%s^1 ended it all after a %d kill spree\n"), s1, stof(s2)));
        } else if(msg == MSG_KILL) {
                w = DEATH_WEAPONOF(type);
                if(WEP_VALID(w)) {
-                       if((w == WEP_CAMPINGRIFLE || w == WEP_MINSTANEX) && type & HITTYPE_HEADSHOT) // all headshot weapons go here
+                       if((w == WEP_SNIPERRIFLE || w == WEP_MINSTANEX) && type & HITTYPE_HEADSHOT) // all headshot weapons go here
                                HUD_KillNotify_Push(s1, s2, 1, DEATH_HEADSHOT);
                        else
                                HUD_KillNotify_Push(s1, s2, 1, type);
@@ -2738,112 +2731,112 @@ void HUD_KillNotify(string s1, string s2, string s3, float type, float msg) // s
                        if(alsoprint)
                        {
                                if(gentle) {
-                                       print ("^1", s1, "^1 took action against a team mate\n");
+                                       print (sprintf(_("^1%s^1 took action against a team mate\n"), s1));
                                } else {
-                                       print ("^1", s1, "^1 mows down a team mate\n");
+                                       print (sprintf(_("^1%s^1 mows down a team mate\n"), s1));
                                }
                        }
                        if (stof(s2) > 2 && type == KILL_TEAM_SPREE) {
                                if(gentle)
-                                       print ("^1",s1,"^1 ended a ",s3," scoring spree by going against a team mate\n");
+                                       print (sprintf(_("^1%s^1 ended a %d scoring spree by going against a team mate\n"), s1, stof(s3)));
                                else
-                                       print ("^1",s1,"^1 ended a ",s3," kill spree by killing a team mate\n");
+                                       print (sprintf(_("^1%s^1 ended a %d kill spree by killing a team mate\n"), s1, stof(s3)));
                        }
                        else if (stof(s2) > 2) {
                                if(gentle)
-                                       print ("^1",s1,"'s ^1",s3," scoring spree was ended by a team mate!\n");
+                                       print (sprintf(_("^1%s^1's %s scoring spree was ended by a team mate!\n"), s1, stof(s3)));
                                else
-                                       print ("^1",s1,"'s ^1",s3," kill spree was ended by a team mate!\n");
+                                       print (sprintf(_("^1%s^1's %s kill spree was ended by a team mate!\n"), s1, stof(s3)));
                        }
                }
                else if(type == KILL_FIRST_BLOOD)
-                       print("^1",s1, "^1 drew first blood", "\n");
+                       print(sprintf(_("^1%s^1 drew first blood\n"), s1));
                else if (type == DEATH_TELEFRAG) {
                        HUD_KillNotify_Push(s1, s2, 1, DEATH_TELEFRAG);
                        if(gentle)
-                               print ("^1",s2, "^1 tried to occupy ", s1, "^1's teleport destination space\n");
+                               print (sprintf(_("^1%s^1 tried to occupy %s^1's teleport destination space\n"), s2, s1));
                        else
-                               print ("^1",s2, "^1 was telefragged by ", s1, "\n");
+                               print (sprintf(_("^1%s^1 was telefragged by %s\n"), s2, s1));
                }
                else if (type == DEATH_DROWN) {
                        HUD_KillNotify_Push(s1, s2, 1, DEATH_DROWN);
                        if(alsoprint)
-                               print ("^1",s2, "^1 was drowned by ", s1, "\n");
+                               print (sprintf(_("^1%s^1 was drowned by %s\n"), s2, s1));
                }
                else if (type == DEATH_SLIME) {
                        HUD_KillNotify_Push(s1, s2, 1, DEATH_SLIME);
                        if(alsoprint)
-                               print ("^1",s2, "^1 was slimed by ", s1, "\n");
+                               print (sprintf(_("^1%s^1 was slimed by %s\n"), s2, s1));
                }
                else if (type == DEATH_LAVA) {
                        HUD_KillNotify_Push(s1, s2, 1, DEATH_LAVA);
                        if(alsoprint)
-                               print ("^1",s2, "^1 was cooked by ", s1, "\n");
+                               print (sprintf(_("^1%s^1 was cooked by %s\n"), s2, s1));
                }
                else if (type == DEATH_FALL) {
                        HUD_KillNotify_Push(s1, s2, 1, DEATH_FALL);
                        if(alsoprint)
-                               print ("^1",s2, "^1 was grounded by ", s1, "\n");
+                               print (sprintf(_("^1%s^1 was grounded by %s\n"), s2, s1));
                }
                else if (type == DEATH_SHOOTING_STAR) {
                        HUD_KillNotify_Push(s1, s2, 1, DEATH_SHOOTING_STAR);
                        if(alsoprint)
-                               print ("^1",s2, "^1 was shot into space by ", s1, "\n");
+                               print (sprintf(_("^1%s^1 was shot into space by %s\n"), s2, s1));
                }
                else if (type == DEATH_SWAMP) {
                        HUD_KillNotify_Push(s1, s2, 1, DEATH_GENERIC);
                        if(alsoprint)
-                               print ("^1",s2, "^1 was conserved by ", s1, "\n");
+                               print (sprintf(_("^1%s^1 was conserved by %s\n"), s2, s1));
                }
                else if (type == DEATH_HURTTRIGGER)
                {
                        HUD_KillNotify_Push(s1, s2, 1, DEATH_HURTTRIGGER);
                        if(alsoprint)
-                               print("^1",s2, "^1 was thrown into a world of hurt by ", s1, "\n");
+                               print(sprintf(_("^1%s^1 was thrown into a world of hurt by %s\n"), s2, s1));
                } else if(type == DEATH_SBCRUSH) {
                        HUD_KillNotify_Push(s1, s2, 1, DEATH_GENERIC);
                        if(alsoprint)
-                               print ("^1",s2, "^1 was crushed by ^1", s1, "\n");
+                               print (sprintf(_("^1%s^1 was crushed by %s\n"), s2, s1));
                } else if(type == DEATH_SBMINIGUN) {
                        HUD_KillNotify_Push(s1, s2, 1, DEATH_GENERIC);
                        if(alsoprint)
-                               print ("^1",s2, "^1 got shredded by ^1", s1, "\n");
+                               print (sprintf(_("^1%s^1 got shredded by %s\n"), s2, s1));
                } else if(type == DEATH_SBROCKET) {
                        HUD_KillNotify_Push(s1, s2, 1, DEATH_GENERIC);
                        if(alsoprint)
-                               print ("^1",s2, "^1 was blased to bits by ^1", s1, "\n");
+                               print (sprintf(_("^1%s^1 was blasted to bits by %s\n"), s2, s1));
                } else if(type == DEATH_SBBLOWUP) {
                        HUD_KillNotify_Push(s1, s2, 1, DEATH_GENERIC);
                        if(alsoprint)
-                               print ("^1",s2, "^1 got caught in the destruction of ^1", s1, "'s vehicle\n");
+                               print (sprintf(_("^1%s^1 got caught in the destruction of %s^1's vehicle\n"), s2, s1));
                } else if(type == DEATH_WAKIGUN) {
                        HUD_KillNotify_Push(s1, s2, 1, DEATH_GENERIC);
                        if(alsoprint)
-                               print ("^1",s2, "^1 was bolted down by ^1", s1, "\n");
+                               print (sprintf(_("^1%s^1 was bolted down by %s\n"), s2, s1));
                } else if(type == DEATH_WAKIROCKET) {
                        HUD_KillNotify_Push(s1, s2, 1, DEATH_GENERIC);
                        if(alsoprint)
-                               print ("^1",s2, "^1 could find no shelter from ^1", s1, "'s rockets\n");
+                               print (sprintf(_("^1%s^1 could find no shelter from %s^1's rockets\n"), s2, s1));
                } else if(type == DEATH_WAKIBLOWUP) {
                        HUD_KillNotify_Push(s1, s2, 1, DEATH_GENERIC);
                        if(alsoprint)
-                               print ("^1",s2, "^1 dies when ^1", s1, "'s wakizashi dies.\n");
+                               print (sprintf(_("^1%s^1 dies when %s^1's wakizashi dies.\n"), s2, s1));
                } else if(type == DEATH_TURRET) {
                        HUD_KillNotify_Push(s1, s2, 1, DEATH_GENERIC);
                        if(alsoprint)
-                               print ("^1",s2, "^1 was pushed into the line of fire by ^1", s1, "\n");
+                               print (sprintf(_("^1%s^1 was pushed into the line of fire by %s\n"), s2, s1));
                } else if(type == DEATH_TOUCHEXPLODE) {
                        HUD_KillNotify_Push(s1, s2, 1, DEATH_GENERIC);
                        if(alsoprint)
-                               print ("^1",s2, "^1 was pushed into an accident by ^1", s1, "\n");
+                               print (sprintf(_("^1%s^1 was pushed into an accident by %s\n"), s2, s1));
                } else if(type == DEATH_CHEAT) {
                        HUD_KillNotify_Push(s1, s2, 1, DEATH_GENERIC);
                        if(alsoprint)
-                               print ("^1",s2, "^1 was unfairly eliminated by ^1", s1, "\n");
+                               print (sprintf(_("^1%s^1 was unfairly eliminated by %s\n"), s2, s1));
                } else if (type == DEATH_FIRE) {
                        HUD_KillNotify_Push(s1, s2, 1, DEATH_GENERIC);
                        if(alsoprint)
-                               print ("^1",s2, "^1 was burnt to death by ^1", s1, "\n");
+                               print (sprintf(_("^1%s^1 was burnt to death by %s\n"), s2, s1));
                } else if (type == DEATH_CUSTOM) {
                        HUD_KillNotify_Push(s1, s2, 1, DEATH_CUSTOM);
                        if(alsoprint)
@@ -2855,54 +2848,54 @@ void HUD_KillNotify(string s1, string s2, string s3, float type, float msg) // s
                } else {
                        HUD_KillNotify_Push(s1, s2, 1, DEATH_GENERIC);
                        if(alsoprint)
-                               print ("^1",s2, "^1 was fragged by ", s1, "\n");
+                               print (sprintf(_("^1%s^1 was fragged by %s\n"), s2, s1));
                }
        } else if(msg == MSG_SPREE) {
                if(type == KILL_END_SPREE) {
                        if(gentle)
-                               print ("^1",s1,"'s ^1", s2, " scoring spree was ended by ", s3, "\n");
+                               print (sprintf(_("^1%s^1's %s scoring spree was ended by %s\n"), s1, s2, s3));
                        else
-                               print ("^1",s1,"'s ^1", s2, " kill spree was ended by ", s3, "\n");
+                               print (sprintf(_("^1%s^1's %s kill spree was ended by %s\n"), s1, s2, s3));
                } else if(type == KILL_SPREE) {
                        if(gentle)
-                               print ("^1",s1,"^1 made ",s2," scores in a row\n");
+                               print (sprintf(_("^1%s^1 made %s scores in a row\n"), s1, s2));
                        else
-                               print ("^1",s1,"^1 has ",s2," frags in a row\n");
+                               print (sprintf(_("^1%s^1 has %s frags in a row\n"), s1, s2));
                } else if(type == KILL_SPREE_3) {
                        if(gentle)
-                               print (s1,"^7 made a ^1TRIPLE SCORE\n");
+                               print (sprintf(_("%s^7 made a ^1TRIPLE SCORE\n"), s1));
                        else
-                               print (s1,"^7 made a ^1TRIPLE FRAG\n");
+                               print (sprintf(_("%s^7 made a ^1TRIPLE FRAG\n"), s1));
                } else if(type == KILL_SPREE_5) {
                        if(gentle)
-                               print (s1,"^7 unleashes ^1SCORING RAGE\n");
+                               print (sprintf(_("%s^7 unleashes ^1SCORING RAGE\n"), s1));
                        else
-                               print (s1,"^7 unleashes ^1RAGE\n");
+                               print (sprintf(_("%s^7 unleashes ^1RAGE\n"), s1));
                } else if(type == KILL_SPREE_10) {
                        if(gentle)
-                               print (s1,"^7 made ^1TEN SCORES IN A ROW!\n");
+                               print (sprintf(_("%s^7 made ^1TEN SCORES IN A ROW!\n"), s1));
                        else
-                               print (s1,"^7 starts the ^1MASSACRE!\n");
+                               print (sprintf(_("%s^7 starts the ^1MASSACRE!\n"), s1));
                } else if(type == KILL_SPREE_15) {
                        if(gentle)
-                               print (s1,"^7 made ^1FIFTEEN SCORES IN A ROW!\n");
+                               print (sprintf(_("%s^7 made ^1FIFTEEN SCORES IN A ROW!\n"), s1));
                        else
-                               print (s1,"^7 executes ^1MAYHEM!\n");
+                               print (sprintf(_("%s^7 executes ^1MAYHEM!\n"), s1));
                } else if(type == KILL_SPREE_20) {
                        if(gentle)
-                               print (s1,"^7 made ^1TWENTY SCORES IN A ROW!\n");
+                               print (sprintf(_("%s^7 made ^1TWENTY SCORES IN A ROW!\n"), s1));
                        else
-                               print (s1,"^7 is a ^1BERSERKER!\n");
+                               print (sprintf(_("%s^7 is a ^1BERSERKER!\n"), s1));
                } else if(type == KILL_SPREE_25) {
                        if(gentle)
-                               print (s1,"^7 made ^1TWENTY FIFE SCORES IN A ROW!\n");
+                               print (sprintf(_("%s^7 made ^1TWENTY FIFE SCORES IN A ROW!\n"), s1));
                        else
-                               print (s1,"^7 inflicts ^1CARNAGE!\n");
+                               print (sprintf(_("%s^7 inflicts ^1CARNAGE!\n"), s1));
                } else if(type == KILL_SPREE_30) {
                        if(gentle)
-                               print (s1,"^7 made ^1THIRTY SCORES IN A ROW!\n");
+                               print (sprintf(_("%s^7 made ^1THIRTY SCORES IN A ROW!\n"), s1));
                        else
-                               print (s1,"^7 unleashes ^1ARMAGEDDON!\n");
+                               print (sprintf(_("%s^7 unleashes ^1ARMAGEDDON!\n"), s1));
                }
        } else if(msg == MSG_KILL_ACTION) { // wtf is this? isnt it basically the same as MSG_SUICIDE?
                if (type == DEATH_DROWN) {
@@ -2910,49 +2903,49 @@ void HUD_KillNotify(string s1, string s2, string s3, float type, float msg) // s
                        if(alsoprint)
                        {
                                if(gentle)
-                                       print ("^1",s1, "^1 was in the water for too long\n");
+                                       print (sprintf(_("^1%s^1 was in the water for too long\n"), s1));
                                else
-                                       print ("^1",s1, "^1 drowned\n");
+                                       print (sprintf(_("^1%s^1 drowned\n"), s1));
                        }
                } else if (type == DEATH_SLIME) {
                        HUD_KillNotify_Push(s1, "", 0, DEATH_SLIME);
                        if(alsoprint)
-                               print ("^1",s1, "^1 was slimed\n");
+                               print (sprintf(_("^1%s^1 was slimed\n"), s1));
                } else if (type == DEATH_LAVA) {
                        HUD_KillNotify_Push(s1, "", 0, DEATH_LAVA);
                        if(alsoprint)
                        {
                                if(gentle)
-                                       print ("^1",s1, "^1 found a hot place\n");
+                                       print (sprintf(_("^1%s^1 found a hot place\n"), s1));
                                else
-                                       print ("^1",s1, "^1 turned into hot slag\n");
+                                       print (sprintf(_("^1%s^1 turned into hot slag\n"), s1));
                        }
                } else if (type == DEATH_FALL) {
                        HUD_KillNotify_Push(s1, "", 0, DEATH_GENERIC);
                        if(alsoprint)
                        {
                                if(gentle)
-                                       print ("^1",s1, "^1 tested gravity (and it worked)\n");
+                                       print (sprintf(_("^1%s^1 tested gravity (and it worked)\n"), s1));
                                else
-                                       print ("^1",s1, "^1 hit the ground with a crunch\n");
+                                       print (sprintf(_("^1%s^1 hit the ground with a crunch\n"), s1));
                        }
                } else if (type == DEATH_SHOOTING_STAR) {
                        HUD_KillNotify_Push(s1, "", 0, DEATH_SHOOTING_STAR);
                        if(alsoprint)
-                               print ("^1",s1, "^1 became a shooting star\n");
+                               print (sprintf(_("^1%s^1 became a shooting star\n"), s1));
                } else if (type == DEATH_SWAMP) {
                        HUD_KillNotify_Push(s1, "", 0, DEATH_GENERIC);
                        if(alsoprint)
                        {
                                if(gentle)
-                                       print ("^1",s1, "^1 discovered a swamp\n");
+                                       print (sprintf(_("^1%s^1 discovered a swamp\n"), s1));
                                else
-                                       print ("^1",s1, "^1 is now conserved for centuries to come\n");
+                                       print (sprintf(_("^1%s^1 is now conserved for centuries to come\n"), s1));
                        }
                } else if(type == DEATH_TURRET) {
                        HUD_KillNotify_Push(s1, "", 0, DEATH_GENERIC);
                        if(alsoprint)
-                               print ("^1",s1, "^1 was mowed down by a turret \n");
+                               print (sprintf(_("^1%s^1 was mowed down by a turret \n"), s1));
                } else if (type == DEATH_CUSTOM) {
                        HUD_KillNotify_Push(s1, "", 0, DEATH_CUSTOM);
                        if(alsoprint)
@@ -2964,51 +2957,51 @@ void HUD_KillNotify(string s1, string s2, string s3, float type, float msg) // s
                } else if(type == DEATH_TOUCHEXPLODE) {
                        HUD_KillNotify_Push(s1, "", 0, DEATH_GENERIC);
                        if(alsoprint)
-                               print ("^1",s1, "^1 died in an accident\n");
+                               print (sprintf(_("^1%s^1 died in an accident\n"), s1));
                } else if(type == DEATH_CHEAT) {
                        HUD_KillNotify_Push(s1, "", 0, DEATH_GENERIC);
                        if(alsoprint)
-                               print ("^1",s1, "^1 was unfairly eliminated\n");
+                               print (sprintf(_("^1%s^1 was unfairly eliminated\n"), s1));
                } else if(type == DEATH_FIRE) {
                        HUD_KillNotify_Push(s1, "", 0, DEATH_GENERIC);
                        if(alsoprint)
                        {
                                if(gentle)
-                                       print ("^1",s1, "^1 felt a little hot\n");
+                                       print (sprintf(_("^1%s^1 felt a little hot\n"), s1));
                                else
-                                       print ("^1",s1, "^1 burnt to death\n");
+                                       print (sprintf(_("^1%s^1 burnt to death\n"), s1));
                                }
                } else {
                        HUD_KillNotify_Push(s1, "", 0, DEATH_GENERIC);
                        if(alsoprint)
                        {
                                if(gentle)
-                                       print ("^1",s1, "^1 needs a restart\n");
+                                       print (sprintf(_("^1%s^1 needs a restart\n"), s1));
                                else
-                                       print ("^1",s1, "^1 died\n");
+                                       print (sprintf(_("^1%s^1 died\n"), s1));
                        }
                }
        } else if(msg == MSG_KILL_ACTION_SPREE) {
                if(gentle)
-                       print ("^1",s1,"^1 needs a restart after a ",s2," scoring spree\n");
+                       print (sprintf(_("^1%s^1 needs a restart after a %d scoring spree\n"), s1, stof(s2)));
                else
-                       print ("^1",s1,"^1 died with a ",s2," kill spree\n");
+                       print (sprintf(_("^1%s^1 died with a %d kill spree\n"), s1, stof(s2)));
        } else if(msg == MSG_INFO) {
                if(type == INFO_GOTFLAG) { // here, s2 is the flag name
                        HUD_KillNotify_Push(s1, s2, 0, INFO_GOTFLAG);
-                       print(s1, "^7 got the ", s2, "\n");
+                       print(sprintf(_("%s^7 got the %s\n"), s1, s2));
                } else if(type == INFO_LOSTFLAG) {
                        HUD_KillNotify_Push(s1, s2, 0, INFO_LOSTFLAG);
-                       print(s1, "^7 lost the ", s2, "\n");
+                       print(sprintf(_("%s^7 lost the %s\n"), s1, s2));
                } else if(type == INFO_PICKUPFLAG) {
                        HUD_KillNotify_Push(s1, s2, 0, INFO_GOTFLAG);
-                       print(s1, "^7 picked up the ", s2, "\n");
+                       print(sprintf(_("%s^7 picked up the %s\n"), s1, s2));
                } else if(type == INFO_RETURNFLAG) {
                        HUD_KillNotify_Push(s1, s2, 0, INFO_RETURNFLAG);
-                       print(s1, "^7 returned the ", s2, "\n");
+                       print(sprintf(_("%s^7 returned the %s\n"), s1, s2));
                } else if(type == INFO_CAPTUREFLAG) {
                        HUD_KillNotify_Push(s1, s2, 0, INFO_CAPTUREFLAG);
-                       print(s1, "^7 captured the ", s2, s3, "\n");
+                       print(sprintf(_("%s^7 captured the %s%s\n"), s1, s2, s3));
                }
        } else if(msg == MSG_RACE) {
                if(type == RACE_SERVER_RECORD) {
@@ -3027,12 +3020,12 @@ void HUD_KillNotify(string s1, string s2, string s3, float type, float msg) // s
                if(type == KA_PICKUPBALL) {
                        HUD_KillNotify_Push(s1, s2, 0, KA_PICKUPBALL);
                        if(alsoprint)
-                               print (s1, "^7 has picked up the ball!\n");
+                               print (sprintf(_("%s^7 has picked up the ball!\n"), s1));
                }
                else if(type == KA_DROPBALL) {
                        HUD_KillNotify_Push(s1, s2, 0, KA_DROPBALL);
                        if(alsoprint)
-                               print(s1, "^7 has dropped the ball!\n");
+                               print(sprintf(_("%s^7 has dropped the ball!\n"), s1));
                }
        }
 }
@@ -3042,87 +3035,87 @@ void HUD_KillNotify(string s1, string s2, string s3, float type, float msg) // s
 void HUD_Centerprint(string s1, string s2, float type, float msg)
 {
        float gentle;
-       gentle = (cvar("cl_gentle") || cvar("cl_gentle_messages"));
+       gentle = (autocvar_cl_gentle || autocvar_cl_gentle_messages);
        if(msg == MSG_SUICIDE) {
                if (type == DEATH_TEAMCHANGE) {
-                       centerprint(strcat(DAMAGE_CENTERPRINT_SPACER, "You are now on: ", s1));
+                       centerprint(strcat(DAMAGE_CENTERPRINT_SPACER, sprintf(_("You are now on: %s"), s1)));
                } else if (type == DEATH_AUTOTEAMCHANGE) {
-                       centerprint(strcat(DAMAGE_CENTERPRINT_SPACER, "You have been moved into a different team to improve team balance\nYou are now on: ", s1));
+                       centerprint(strcat(DAMAGE_CENTERPRINT_SPACER, sprintf(_("You have been moved into a different team to improve team balance\nYou are now on: %s"), s1)));
                } else if (type == DEATH_CAMP) {
                        if(gentle)
-                               centerprint(strcat(DAMAGE_CENTERPRINT_SPACER, "^1Reconsider your tactics, camper!"));
+                               centerprint(strcat(DAMAGE_CENTERPRINT_SPACER, _("^1Reconsider your tactics, camper!")));
                        else
-                               centerprint(strcat(DAMAGE_CENTERPRINT_SPACER, "^1Die camper!"));
+                               centerprint(strcat(DAMAGE_CENTERPRINT_SPACER, _("^1Die camper!")));
                } else if (type == DEATH_NOAMMO) {
                        if(gentle)
-                               centerprint(strcat(DAMAGE_CENTERPRINT_SPACER, "^1You are reinserted into the game for running out of ammo..."));
+                               centerprint(strcat(DAMAGE_CENTERPRINT_SPACER, _("^1You are reinserted into the game for running out of ammo...")));
                        else
-                               centerprint(strcat(DAMAGE_CENTERPRINT_SPACER, "^1You were killed for running out of ammo..."));
+                               centerprint(strcat(DAMAGE_CENTERPRINT_SPACER, _("^1You were killed for running out of ammo...")));
                } else if (type == DEATH_ROT) {
                        if(gentle)
-                               centerprint(strcat(DAMAGE_CENTERPRINT_SPACER, "^1You need to preserve your health"));
+                               centerprint(strcat(DAMAGE_CENTERPRINT_SPACER, _("^1You need to preserve your health")));
                        else
-                               centerprint(strcat(DAMAGE_CENTERPRINT_SPACER, "^1You grew too old without taking your medicine"));
+                               centerprint(strcat(DAMAGE_CENTERPRINT_SPACER, _("^1You grew too old without taking your medicine")));
                } else if (type == KILL_TEAM_RED || type == KILL_TEAM_BLUE) {
                        if(gentle)
-                               centerprint(strcat(DAMAGE_CENTERPRINT_SPACER, "^1Don't go against team mates!"));
+                               centerprint(strcat(DAMAGE_CENTERPRINT_SPACER, _("^1Don't go against team mates!")));
                        else
-                               centerprint(strcat(DAMAGE_CENTERPRINT_SPACER, "^1Don't shoot your team mates!"));
+                               centerprint(strcat(DAMAGE_CENTERPRINT_SPACER, _("^1Don't shoot your team mates!")));
                } else if (type == DEATH_QUIET) {
                        // do nothing
                } else { // generic message
                        if(gentle)
-                               centerprint(strcat(DAMAGE_CENTERPRINT_SPACER, "^1You need to be more careful!"));
+                               centerprint(strcat(DAMAGE_CENTERPRINT_SPACER, _("^1You need to be more careful!")));
                        else
-                               centerprint(strcat(DAMAGE_CENTERPRINT_SPACER, "^1You killed your own dumb self!"));
+                               centerprint(strcat(DAMAGE_CENTERPRINT_SPACER, _("^1You killed your own dumb self!")));
                }
        } else if(msg == MSG_KILL) {
                if (type == KILL_TEAM_RED || type == KILL_TEAM_BLUE) {
                        if(gentle) {
-                               centerprint(strcat(DAMAGE_CENTERPRINT_SPACER, "^1Moron! You went against", s1, ",a team mate!"));
+                               centerprint(strcat(DAMAGE_CENTERPRINT_SPACER, sprintf(_("^1Moron! You went against %s, a team mate!"), s1)));
                        } else {
-                               centerprint(strcat(DAMAGE_CENTERPRINT_SPACER, "^1Moron! You fragged ", s1, ", a team mate!"));
+                               centerprint(strcat(DAMAGE_CENTERPRINT_SPACER, sprintf(_("^1Moron! You fragged %s, a team mate!"), s1)));
                        }
                } else if (type == KILL_FIRST_BLOOD) {
                        if(gentle) {
-                               centerprint(strcat(DAMAGE_CENTERPRINT_SPACER, "^1First score"));
+                               centerprint(strcat(DAMAGE_CENTERPRINT_SPACER, _("^1First score")));
                        } else {
-                               centerprint(strcat(DAMAGE_CENTERPRINT_SPACER, "^1First blood"));
+                               centerprint(strcat(DAMAGE_CENTERPRINT_SPACER, _("^1First blood")));
                        }
                } else if (type == KILL_FIRST_VICTIM) {
                        if(gentle) {
-                               centerprint(strcat(DAMAGE_CENTERPRINT_SPACER, "^1First casualty"));
+                               centerprint(strcat(DAMAGE_CENTERPRINT_SPACER, _("^1First casualty")));
                        } else {
-                               centerprint(strcat(DAMAGE_CENTERPRINT_SPACER, "^1First victim"));
+                               centerprint(strcat(DAMAGE_CENTERPRINT_SPACER, _("^1First victim")));
                        }
                } else if (type == KILL_TYPEFRAG) { // s2 contains "advanced kill messages" such as ping, handicap...
                        if(gentle) {
-                               centerprint(strcat(DAMAGE_CENTERPRINT_SPACER, "^1You scored against ^7", s1, "^1 who was typing!", s2));
+                               centerprint(strcat(DAMAGE_CENTERPRINT_SPACER, sprintf(_("^1You scored against ^7%s^1 who was typing!"), s1), s2));
                        } else {
-                               centerprint(strcat(DAMAGE_CENTERPRINT_SPACER, "^1You typefragged ^7", s1, s2));
+                               centerprint(strcat(DAMAGE_CENTERPRINT_SPACER, sprintf(_("^1You typefragged ^7%s"), s1), s2));
                        }
                } else if (type == KILL_TYPEFRAGGED) {
                        if(gentle) {
-                               centerprint(strcat(DAMAGE_CENTERPRINT_SPACER, "^1You were scored against by ^7", s1, "^1 while you were typing!", s2));
+                               centerprint(strcat(DAMAGE_CENTERPRINT_SPACER, sprintf(_("^1You were scored against by ^7%s^1 while you were typing!"), s1), s2));
                        } else {
-                               centerprint(strcat(DAMAGE_CENTERPRINT_SPACER, "^1You were typefragged by ^7", s1, s2));
+                               centerprint(strcat(DAMAGE_CENTERPRINT_SPACER, sprintf(_("^1You were typefragged by ^7%s"), s1), s2));
                        }
                } else if (type == KILL_FRAG) {
                        if(gentle) {
-                               centerprint(strcat(DAMAGE_CENTERPRINT_SPACER, "^4You scored against ^7", s1, s2));
+                               centerprint(strcat(DAMAGE_CENTERPRINT_SPACER, sprintf(_("^4You scored against ^7%s"), s1), s2));
                        } else {
-                               centerprint(strcat(DAMAGE_CENTERPRINT_SPACER, "^4You fragged ^7", s1, s2));
+                               centerprint(strcat(DAMAGE_CENTERPRINT_SPACER, sprintf(_("^4You fragged ^7%s"), s1), s2));
                        }
                } else { // generic message
                        if(gentle) {
-                               centerprint(strcat(DAMAGE_CENTERPRINT_SPACER, "^1You were scored against by ^7", s1, s2));
+                               centerprint(strcat(DAMAGE_CENTERPRINT_SPACER, sprintf(_("^1You were scored against by ^7%s"), s1), s2));
                        } else {
-                               centerprint(strcat(DAMAGE_CENTERPRINT_SPACER, "^1You were fragged by ^7", s1, s2));
+                               centerprint(strcat(DAMAGE_CENTERPRINT_SPACER, sprintf(_("^1You were fragged by ^7%s"), s1), s2));
                        }
                }
        } else if(msg == MSG_KILL_ACTION) {
                // TODO: invent more centerprints here?
-               centerprint(strcat(DAMAGE_CENTERPRINT_SPACER, "^1Watch your step!"));
+               centerprint(strcat(DAMAGE_CENTERPRINT_SPACER, _("^1Watch your step!")));
        }
 }
 
@@ -3149,13 +3142,14 @@ void HUD_Notify (void)
        height = mySize_y/entries;
        
        vector fontsize;
-       fontsize = '0.5 0.5 0' * height;
+       float fontheight = height * autocvar_hud_panel_notify_fontsize;
+       fontsize = '0.5 0.5 0' * fontheight;
 
        float a;
        float when;
-       when = cvar("hud_panel_notify_time");
+       when = autocvar_hud_panel_notify_time;
        float fadetime;
-       fadetime = cvar("hud_panel_notify_fadetime");
+       fadetime = autocvar_hud_panel_notify_fadetime;
 
        string s;
 
@@ -3165,7 +3159,7 @@ void HUD_Notify (void)
        string attacker, victim;
 
        float i, j, w, step, limit;
-       if(cvar("hud_panel_notify_flip")) //order items from the top down
+       if(autocvar_hud_panel_notify_flip) //order items from the top down
        {
                i = 0;
                step = +1;
@@ -3186,8 +3180,8 @@ void HUD_Notify (void)
                                a = i;
                        else // inverse order
                                a = entries - 1 - i;
-                       attacker = textShortenToWidth(strcat("Player", ftos(a+1)), 0.48 * mySize_x - height, fontsize, stringwidth_colors);
-                       victim = textShortenToWidth(strcat("Player", ftos(a+2)), 0.48 * mySize_x - height, fontsize, stringwidth_colors);
+                       attacker = textShortenToWidth(sprintf(_("Player %d"), a+1), 0.48 * mySize_x - height, fontsize, stringwidth_colors);
+                       victim = textShortenToWidth(sprintf(_("Player %d"), a+2), 0.48 * mySize_x - height, fontsize, stringwidth_colors);
                        s = strcat("weapon", get_weaponinfo(WEP_FIRST + mod(floor(a*2.4), WEP_LAST)).netname);
                        a = bound(0, (when - a) / 4, 1);
                        goto hud_config_notifyprint;
@@ -3323,7 +3317,7 @@ void HUD_Notify (void)
                        }
                        
                        attacker = textShortenToWidth(killnotify_attackers[j], 0.48 * mySize_x - height, fontsize, stringwidth_colors);
-                       pos_attacker = pos + eX * (0.52 * mySize_x + height) + eY * (0.5 * fontsize_y + i * height);
+                       pos_attacker = pos + eX * (0.52 * mySize_x + height) + eY * ((0.5 * fontsize_y + i * height) + (0.5 * (height - fontheight)));
                        weap_pos = pos + eX * 0.5 * mySize_x - eX * height + eY * i * height;
 
                        if(s != "")
@@ -3409,8 +3403,8 @@ void HUD_Notify (void)
                        victim = textShortenToWidth(killnotify_victims[j], 0.48 * mySize_x - height, fontsize, stringwidth_colors);
 :hud_config_notifyprint
                        width_attacker = stringwidth(attacker, TRUE, fontsize);
-                       pos_attacker = pos + eX * (0.48 * mySize_x - height - width_attacker) + eY * (0.5 * fontsize_y + i * height);
-                       pos_victim = pos + eX * (0.52 * mySize_x + height) + eY * (0.5 * fontsize_y + i * height);
+                       pos_attacker = pos + eX * (0.48 * mySize_x - height - width_attacker) + eY * ((0.5 * fontsize_y + i * height) + (0.5 * (height - fontheight)));
+                       pos_victim = pos + eX * (0.52 * mySize_x + height) + eY * ((0.5 * fontsize_y + i * height) + (0.5 * (height - fontheight)));
                        weap_pos = pos + eX * 0.5 * mySize_x - eX * height + eY * i * height;
 
                        if(s != "")
@@ -3432,11 +3426,7 @@ string seconds_tostring(float sec)
        minutes = floor(sec / 60);
 
        sec -= minutes * 60;
-
-       string s;
-       s = ftos(100 + sec);
-
-       return strcat(ftos(minutes), ":", substring(s, 1, 3));
+       return sprintf("%d:%02d", minutes, sec);
 }
 
 void HUD_Timer(void)
@@ -3487,9 +3477,7 @@ void HUD_Timer(void)
                timer = seconds_tostring(timeleft);
        }
 
-       drawfont = hud_bigfont;
        drawstring_aspect(pos, timer, mySize, timer_color, panel_fg_alpha, DRAWFLAG_NORMAL);
-       drawfont = hud_font;
 }
 
 // Radar (#6)
@@ -3562,7 +3550,7 @@ void HUD_Radar(void)
        if(hud_panel_radar_rotation == 0)
        {
                // max-min distance must fit the radar in any rotation
-               bigsize = vlen_minnorm2d(teamradar_size2d) * scale2d / (1.05 * vlen2d(mi_max - mi_min));
+               bigsize = vlen_minnorm2d(teamradar_size2d) * scale2d / (1.05 * vlen2d(mi_scale));
        }
        else
        {
@@ -3590,7 +3578,7 @@ void HUD_Radar(void)
                  f * bigsize
                + (1 - f) * normalsize;
        teamradar_origin3d_in_texcoord = teamradar_3dcoord_to_texcoord(
-                 f * (mi_min + mi_max) * 0.5
+                 f * mi_center
                + (1 - f) * view_origin);
 
        color1 = GetPlayerColor(player_localentnum-1);
@@ -3678,9 +3666,7 @@ void HUD_Score(void)
                // race record display
                if (distribution <= 0)
                        HUD_Panel_DrawHighlight(pos, eX * 0.75 * mySize_x + eY * mySize_y, '1 1 1', panel_fg_alpha, DRAWFLAG_NORMAL);
-               drawfont = hud_bigfont;
                drawstring_aspect(pos, timer, eX * 0.75 * mySize_x + eY * mySize_y, '1 1 1', panel_fg_alpha, DRAWFLAG_NORMAL);
-               drawfont = hud_font;
        } else if (!teamplay) { // non-teamgames
                // me vector := [team/connected frags id]
                pl = players.sort_next;
@@ -3712,9 +3698,7 @@ void HUD_Score(void)
                drawstring_aspect(pos + eX * 0.75 * mySize_x, ftos(distribution), eX * 0.25 * mySize_x + eY * (1/3) * mySize_y, distribution_color, panel_fg_alpha, DRAWFLAG_NORMAL);
                if (leader)
                        HUD_Panel_DrawHighlight(pos, eX * 0.75 * mySize_x + eY * mySize_y, '1 1 1', panel_fg_alpha, DRAWFLAG_NORMAL);
-               drawfont = hud_bigfont;
                drawstring_aspect(pos, ftos(score), eX * 0.75 * mySize_x + eY * mySize_y, distribution_color, panel_fg_alpha, DRAWFLAG_NORMAL);
-               drawfont = hud_font;
        } else { // teamgames
                float max_fragcount;
                max_fragcount = -99;
@@ -3736,9 +3720,7 @@ void HUD_Score(void)
                                        leader = 1;
                                if (leader)
                                        HUD_Panel_DrawHighlight(pos, eX * 0.75 * mySize_x + eY * mySize_y, '1 1 1', panel_fg_alpha, DRAWFLAG_NORMAL);
-                               drawfont = hud_bigfont;
                                drawstring_aspect(pos, ftos(score), eX * 0.75 * mySize_x + eY * mySize_y, GetTeamRGB(tm.team) * 0.8, panel_fg_alpha, DRAWFLAG_NORMAL);
-                               drawfont = hud_font;
                        } else {
                                if (max_fragcount == score)
                                        leader = 1;
@@ -3788,7 +3770,6 @@ void HUD_RaceTimer (void) {
        }
        mySize = newSize;
 
-       drawfont = hud_bigfont;
        float a, t;
        string s, forcetime;
 
@@ -3796,9 +3777,9 @@ void HUD_RaceTimer (void) {
        {
                s = "0:13:37";
                drawstring(pos + eX * 0.5 * mySize_x - '0.5 0 0' * stringwidth(s, FALSE, '0.60 0.60 0' * mySize_y), s, '0.60 0.60 0' * mySize_y, '1 1 1', panel_fg_alpha, DRAWFLAG_NORMAL);
-               s = "^1Intermediate 1 (+15.42)";
+               s = _("^1Intermediate 1 (+15.42)");
                drawcolorcodedstring(pos + eX * 0.5 * mySize_x - '0.5 0 0' * stringwidth(s, TRUE, '1 1 0' * 0.20 * mySize_y) + eY * 0.60 * mySize_y, s, '1 1 0' * 0.20 * mySize_y, panel_fg_alpha, DRAWFLAG_NORMAL);
-               s = strcat("^1PENALTY: ", ftos_decimals(20 * 0.1, 1), " (missing a checkpoint)");
+               s = sprintf(_("^1PENALTY: %.1f (%s)"), 2, "missing a checkpoint");
                drawcolorcodedstring(pos + eX * 0.5 * mySize_x - '0.5 0 0' * stringwidth(s, TRUE, '1 1 0' * 0.20 * mySize_y) + eY * 0.80 * mySize_y, s, '1 1 0' * 0.20 * mySize_y, panel_fg_alpha, DRAWFLAG_NORMAL);
        }
        else if(race_checkpointtime)
@@ -3840,7 +3821,7 @@ void HUD_RaceTimer (void) {
                        a = bound(0, 2 - (time - race_penaltyeventtime), 1);
                        if(a > 0)
                        {
-                               s = strcat("^1PENALTY: ", ftos_decimals(race_penaltytime * 0.1, 1), " (", race_penaltyreason, ")");
+                               s = sprintf(_("^1PENALTY: %.1f (%s)"), race_penaltytime * 0.1, race_penaltyreason);
                                drawcolorcodedstring(pos + eX * 0.5 * mySize_x - '0.5 0 0' * stringwidth(s, TRUE, '1 1 0' * 0.2 * mySize_y) + eY * 0.8 * mySize_y, s, '1 1 0' * 0.2 * mySize_y, panel_fg_alpha * a, DRAWFLAG_NORMAL);
                        }
                }
@@ -3881,15 +3862,13 @@ void HUD_RaceTimer (void) {
                        if(a > 0)
                        {
                                if(time < t)
-                                       s = strcat("^1PENALTY: ", ftos_decimals(t - time, 1), " (", race_penaltyreason, ")");
+                                       s = sprintf(_("^1PENALTY: %.1f (%s)"), (t - time) * 0.1, race_penaltyreason);
                                else
-                                       s = strcat("^2PENALTY: 0.0 (", race_penaltyreason, ")");
+                                       s = sprintf(_("^2PENALTY: %.1f (%s)"), 0, race_penaltyreason);
                                drawcolorcodedstring(pos + eX * 0.5 * mySize_x - '0.5 0 0' * stringwidth(s, TRUE, '1 1 0' * 0.2 * mySize_y) + eY * 0.6 * mySize_y, s, '1 1 0' * 0.2 * mySize_y, panel_fg_alpha * a, DRAWFLAG_NORMAL);
                        }
                }
        }
-
-       drawfont = hud_font;
 }
 
 // Vote window (#9)
@@ -3910,7 +3889,7 @@ void HUD_VoteWindow(void)
        if(autocvar_cl_allow_uid2name == -1 && (gametype == GAME_CTS || gametype == GAME_RACE))
        {
                vote_active = 1;
-               vote_called_vote = strzone(strcat("^2Name ^7instead of \"^1Unregistered player\"", " ^7in stats"));
+               vote_called_vote = strzone(_("^2Name ^7instead of \"^1Unregistered player^7\" in stats"));
         uid2name_dialog = 1;
        }
 
@@ -3920,7 +3899,7 @@ void HUD_VoteWindow(void)
        if(!autocvar__hud_configure)
        {
                panel_fg_alpha = autocvar_hud_panel_fg_alpha;
-               panel_bg_alpha_str = cvar_string("hud_panel_vote_bg_alpha");
+               panel_bg_alpha_str = autocvar_hud_panel_vote_bg_alpha;
 
                if(panel_bg_alpha_str == "") {
                        panel_bg_alpha_str = ftos(autocvar_hud_panel_bg_alpha);
@@ -3964,7 +3943,7 @@ void HUD_VoteWindow(void)
        pos = panel_pos;
        mySize = panel_size;
 
-       a = vote_alpha * bound(cvar("hud_panel_vote_alreadyvoted_alpha"), 1 - vote_highlighted, 1);
+       a = vote_alpha * bound(autocvar_hud_panel_vote_alreadyvoted_alpha, 1 - vote_highlighted, 1);
        HUD_Panel_DrawBg(a);
        a = panel_fg_alpha * a;
 
@@ -3992,19 +3971,19 @@ void HUD_VoteWindow(void)
        }
        mySize = newSize;
 
-       s = "A vote has been called for:";
+       s = _("A vote has been called for:");
        if(uid2name_dialog)
-               s = "Allow servers to store and display your name?";
+               s = _("Allow servers to store and display your name?");
        drawstring_aspect(pos, s, eX * mySize_x + eY * (2/8) * mySize_y, '1 1 1', a, DRAWFLAG_NORMAL);
        s = textShortenToWidth(vote_called_vote, mySize_x, '1 1 0' * mySize_y * (1/8), stringwidth_colors);
        if(autocvar__hud_configure)
-               s = "^1Configure the HUD";
+               s = _("^1Configure the HUD");
        drawcolorcodedstring_aspect(pos + eY * (2/8) * mySize_y, s, eX * mySize_x + eY * (1.75/8) * mySize_y, a, DRAWFLAG_NORMAL);
 
        // print the yes/no counts
-    s = strcat("Yes (", getcommandkey("vyes", "vyes"), "): ", ftos(vote_yescount));
+    s = sprintf(_("Yes (%s): %d"), getcommandkey("vyes", "vyes"), vote_yescount);
        drawstring_aspect(pos + eY * (4/8) * mySize_y, s, eX * 0.5 * mySize_x + eY * (1.5/8) * mySize_y, '0 1 0', a, DRAWFLAG_NORMAL);
-    s = strcat("No (", getcommandkey("vno", "vno"), "): ", ftos(vote_nocount));
+    s = sprintf(_("No (%s): %d"), getcommandkey("vno", "vno"), vote_nocount);
        drawstring_aspect(pos + eX * 0.5 * mySize_x + eY * (4/8) * mySize_y, s, eX * 0.5 * mySize_x + eY * (1.5/8) * mySize_y, '1 0 0', a, DRAWFLAG_NORMAL);
 
        // draw the progress bar backgrounds
@@ -4053,7 +4032,6 @@ void HUD_Mod_CA(vector pos, vector mySize)
        redalive = getstati(STAT_REDALIVE);
        bluealive = getstati(STAT_BLUEALIVE);
 
-       drawfont = hud_bigfont;
        vector redpos, bluepos;
        if(mySize_x > mySize_y)
        {
@@ -4073,7 +4051,6 @@ void HUD_Mod_CA(vector pos, vector mySize)
                drawpic_aspect_skin(bluepos, "player_blue.tga", eX * mySize_x + eY * 0.3 * mySize_y, '1 1 1', panel_fg_alpha, DRAWFLAG_NORMAL);
                drawstring_aspect(bluepos + eY * 0.3 * mySize_y, ftos(bluealive), eX * mySize_x + eY * 0.2 * mySize_y, '1 1 1', panel_fg_alpha, DRAWFLAG_NORMAL);
        }
-       drawfont = hud_font;
 }
 
 // CTF HUD modicon section
@@ -4397,13 +4374,21 @@ void HUD_Mod_Keepaway(vector pos, vector mySize)
                kaball_prevstatus = kaball;
        }
        
-       // todo: Fix the sizing with the expanding image
+       vector kaball_pos, kaball_size;
+       
+       if(mySize_x > mySize_y) {
+               kaball_pos = pos + eX * 0.25 * mySize_x;
+               kaball_size = eX * 0.5 * mySize_x + eY * mySize_y;
+       } else {
+               kaball_pos = pos + eY * 0.25 * mySize_y;
+               kaball_size = eY * 0.5 * mySize_y + eX * mySize_x;
+       }
        
        float kaball_statuschange_elapsedtime = time - kaball_statuschange_time;
        float f = bound(0, kaball_statuschange_elapsedtime*2, 1);
        
        if(kaball_prevstatus && f < 1)
-               drawpic_aspect_skin_expanding(pos + eY * 0.25 * mySize_y, "keepawayball_carrying", eX * mySize_x + eY * mySize_y * 0.5, '1 1 1', panel_fg_alpha * kaball_alpha, DRAWFLAG_NORMAL, f);
+               drawpic_aspect_skin_expanding(kaball_pos, "keepawayball_carrying", kaball_size, '1 1 1', panel_fg_alpha * kaball_alpha, DRAWFLAG_NORMAL, f);
        
        if(kaball)
                drawpic_aspect_skin(pos, "keepawayball_carrying", eX * mySize_x + eY * mySize_y, '1 1 1', panel_fg_alpha * kaball_alpha * f, DRAWFLAG_NORMAL);
@@ -4471,8 +4456,6 @@ void HUD_Mod_Race(vector pos, vector mySize)
        if not((scores_flags[ps_primary] & SFL_TIME) && !teamplay) // race/cts record display on HUD
                return; // no records in the actual race
 
-       drawfont = hud_bigfont;
-
        // clientside personal record
        string rr;
        if(gametype == GAME_CTS)
@@ -4483,9 +4466,9 @@ void HUD_Mod_Race(vector pos, vector mySize)
 
        if(score && (score < t || !t)) {
                db_put(ClientProgsDB, strcat(shortmapname, rr, "time"), ftos(score));
-               if(cvar("cl_autodemo_delete_keeprecords"))
+               if(autocvar_cl_autodemo_delete_keeprecords)
                {
-                       f = cvar("cl_autodemo_delete");
+                       f = autocvar_cl_autodemo_delete;
                        f &~= 1;
                        cvar_set("cl_autodemo_delete", ftos(f)); // don't delete demo with new record!
                }
@@ -4513,12 +4496,12 @@ void HUD_Mod_Race(vector pos, vector mySize)
        f = time - crecordtime_change_time;
 
        if (f > 1) {
-               drawstring_aspect(textPos, "Personal best", eX * squareSize + eY * 0.25 * squareSize, '1 1 1', panel_fg_alpha, DRAWFLAG_NORMAL);
+               drawstring_aspect(textPos, _("Personal best"), eX * squareSize + eY * 0.25 * squareSize, '1 1 1', panel_fg_alpha, DRAWFLAG_NORMAL);
                drawstring_aspect(textPos + eY * 0.25 * squareSize, TIME_ENCODED_TOSTRING(t), eX * squareSize + eY * 0.25 * squareSize, '1 1 1', panel_fg_alpha, DRAWFLAG_NORMAL);
        } else {
-               drawstring_aspect(textPos, "Personal best", eX * squareSize + eY * 0.25 * squareSize, '1 1 1', panel_fg_alpha, DRAWFLAG_NORMAL);
+               drawstring_aspect(textPos, _("Personal best"), eX * squareSize + eY * 0.25 * squareSize, '1 1 1', panel_fg_alpha, DRAWFLAG_NORMAL);
                drawstring_aspect(textPos + eY * 0.25 * squareSize, TIME_ENCODED_TOSTRING(t), eX * squareSize + eY * 0.25 * squareSize, '1 1 1', panel_fg_alpha, DRAWFLAG_NORMAL);
-               drawstring_aspect_expanding(pos, "Personal best", eX * squareSize + eY * 0.25 * squareSize, '1 1 1', panel_fg_alpha, DRAWFLAG_NORMAL, f);
+               drawstring_aspect_expanding(pos, _("Personal best"), eX * squareSize + eY * 0.25 * squareSize, '1 1 1', panel_fg_alpha, DRAWFLAG_NORMAL, f);
                drawstring_aspect_expanding(pos + eY * 0.25 * squareSize, TIME_ENCODED_TOSTRING(t), eX * squareSize + eY * 0.25 * squareSize, '1 1 1', panel_fg_alpha, DRAWFLAG_NORMAL, f);
        }
 
@@ -4531,12 +4514,12 @@ void HUD_Mod_Race(vector pos, vector mySize)
        f = time - srecordtime_change_time;
 
        if (f > 1) {
-               drawstring_aspect(textPos + eY * 0.5 * squareSize, "Server best", eX * squareSize + eY * 0.25 * squareSize, '1 1 1', panel_fg_alpha, DRAWFLAG_NORMAL);
+               drawstring_aspect(textPos + eY * 0.5 * squareSize, _("Server best"), eX * squareSize + eY * 0.25 * squareSize, '1 1 1', panel_fg_alpha, DRAWFLAG_NORMAL);
                drawstring_aspect(textPos + eY * 0.75 * squareSize, TIME_ENCODED_TOSTRING(t), eX * squareSize + eY * 0.25 * squareSize, '1 1 1', panel_fg_alpha, DRAWFLAG_NORMAL);
        } else {
-               drawstring_aspect(textPos + eY * 0.5 * squareSize, "Server best", eX * squareSize + eY * 0.25 * squareSize, '1 1 1', panel_fg_alpha, DRAWFLAG_NORMAL);
+               drawstring_aspect(textPos + eY * 0.5 * squareSize, _("Server best"), eX * squareSize + eY * 0.25 * squareSize, '1 1 1', panel_fg_alpha, DRAWFLAG_NORMAL);
                drawstring_aspect(textPos + eY * 0.75 * squareSize, TIME_ENCODED_TOSTRING(t), eX * squareSize + eY * 0.25 * squareSize, '1 1 1', panel_fg_alpha, DRAWFLAG_NORMAL);
-               drawstring_aspect_expanding(textPos + eY * 0.5 * squareSize, "Server best", eX * squareSize + eY * 0.25 * squareSize, '1 1 1', panel_fg_alpha, DRAWFLAG_NORMAL, f);
+               drawstring_aspect_expanding(textPos + eY * 0.5 * squareSize, _("Server best"), eX * squareSize + eY * 0.25 * squareSize, '1 1 1', panel_fg_alpha, DRAWFLAG_NORMAL, f);
                drawstring_aspect_expanding(textPos + eY * 0.75 * squareSize, TIME_ENCODED_TOSTRING(t), eX * squareSize + eY * 0.25 * squareSize, '1 1 1', panel_fg_alpha, DRAWFLAG_NORMAL, f);
        }
 
@@ -4595,7 +4578,6 @@ void HUD_Mod_Race(vector pos, vector mySize)
                        strunzone(race_status_name_prev);
                race_status_name_prev = string_null;
        }
-       drawfont = hud_font;
 }
 
 float mod_prev; // previous state of mod_active to check for a change
@@ -4674,7 +4656,7 @@ void HUD_DrawPressedKeys(void)
        }
 
        // force custom aspect
-       float aspect = cvar("hud_panel_pressedkeys_aspect");
+       float aspect = autocvar_hud_panel_pressedkeys_aspect;
        if(aspect)
        {
                vector newSize;
@@ -4755,21 +4737,21 @@ void HUD_Chat(void)
        cvar_set("con_chatrect_y", ftos(pos_y/vid_conheight));
 
        cvar_set("con_chatwidth", ftos(mySize_x/vid_conwidth));
-       cvar_set("con_chat", ftos(floor(mySize_y/cvar("con_chatsize") - 0.5)));
+       cvar_set("con_chat", ftos(floor(mySize_y/autocvar_con_chatsize - 0.5)));
 
        if(autocvar__hud_configure)
        {
                float chatsize;
-               chatsize = cvar("con_chatsize");
+               chatsize = autocvar_con_chatsize;
                cvar_set("con_chatrect_x", "9001"); // over 9000, we'll fake it instead for more control over alpha and such
                float i, a;
-               for(i = 0; i < cvar("con_chat"); ++i)
+               for(i = 0; i < autocvar_con_chat; ++i)
                {
-                       if(i == cvar("con_chat") - 1)
+                       if(i == autocvar_con_chat - 1)
                                a = panel_fg_alpha;
                        else
-                               a = panel_fg_alpha * floor(((i + 1) * 7 + cvar("con_chattime"))/45);
-                       drawcolorcodedstring(pos + eY * i * chatsize, textShortenToWidth("^3Player^7: This is the chat area.", mySize_x, '1 1 0' * chatsize, stringwidth_colors), '1 1 0' * chatsize, a, DRAWFLAG_NORMAL);
+                               a = panel_fg_alpha * floor(((i + 1) * 7 + autocvar_con_chattime)/45);
+                       drawcolorcodedstring(pos + eY * i * chatsize, textShortenToWidth(_("^3Player^7: This is the chat area."), mySize_x, '1 1 0' * chatsize, stringwidth_colors), '1 1 0' * chatsize, a, DRAWFLAG_NORMAL);
                }
        }
 }
@@ -4822,7 +4804,7 @@ void HUD_EngineInfo(void)
        else
        {
                framecounter += 1;
-               if(currentTime - prevfps_time > cvar("hud_panel_engineinfo_framecounter_time"))
+               if(currentTime - prevfps_time > autocvar_hud_panel_engineinfo_framecounter_time)
                {
                        prevfps = framecounter/(currentTime - prevfps_time);
                        framecounter = 0;
@@ -4832,9 +4814,7 @@ void HUD_EngineInfo(void)
 
        vector color;
        color = HUD_Get_Num_Color (prevfps, 100);
-       drawfont = hud_bigfont;
-       drawstring_aspect(pos, strcat("FPS: ", ftos_decimals(prevfps, cvar("hud_panel_engineinfo_framecounter_decimals"))), mySize, color, panel_fg_alpha, DRAWFLAG_NORMAL);
-       drawfont = hud_font;
+       drawstring_aspect(pos, sprintf(_("FPS: %.*f"), autocvar_hud_panel_engineinfo_framecounter_decimals, prevfps), mySize, color, panel_fg_alpha, DRAWFLAG_NORMAL);
 }
 
 // Info messages panel (#14)
@@ -4899,41 +4879,41 @@ void HUD_InfoMessages(void)
                if(spectatee_status && !intermission)
                {
                        if(spectatee_status == -1)
-                               s = "^1Observing";
+                               s = _("^1Observing");
                        else
-                               s = strcat("^1Spectating: ^7", GetPlayerName(spectatee_status - 1));
+                               s = sprintf(_("^1Spectating: ^7%s"), GetPlayerName(spectatee_status - 1));
                        drawInfoMessage(s)
 
                        if(spectatee_status == -1)
-                               s = strcat("^1Press ^3", getcommandkey("primary fire", "+fire"), "^1 to spectate");
+                               s = sprintf(_("^1Press ^3%s^1 to spectate"), getcommandkey("primary fire", "+fire"));
                        else
-                               s = strcat("^1Press ^3", getcommandkey("primary fire", "+fire"), "^1 for another player");
+                               s = sprintf(_("^1Press ^3%s^1 for another player"), getcommandkey("primary fire", "+fire"));
                        drawInfoMessage(s)
 
                        if(spectatee_status == -1)
-                               s = strcat("^1Use ^3", getcommandkey("next weapon", "weapnext"), "^1 or ^3", getcommandkey("previous weapon", "weapprev"), "^1 to change the speed");
+                               s = sprintf(_("^1Use ^3%s^1 or ^3%s^1 to change the speed"), getcommandkey("next weapon", "weapnext"), getcommandkey("previous weapon", "weapprev"));
                        else
-                               s = strcat("^1Press ^3", getcommandkey("secondary fire", "+fire2"), "^1 to observe");
+                               s = sprintf(_("^1Press ^3%s^1 to observe"), getcommandkey("secondary fire", "+fire2"));
                        drawInfoMessage(s)
 
-                       s = strcat("^1Press ^3", getcommandkey("server info", "+show_info"), "^1 for gamemode info");
+                       s = sprintf(_("^1Press ^3%s^1 for gamemode info"), getcommandkey("server info", "+show_info"));
                        drawInfoMessage(s)
 
                        if(gametype == GAME_ARENA)
-                               s = "^1Wait for your turn to join";
+                               s = _("^1Wait for your turn to join");
                        else if(gametype == GAME_LMS)
                        {
                                entity sk;
                                sk = playerslots[player_localentnum - 1];
                                if(sk.(scores[ps_primary]) >= 666)
-                                       s = "^1Match has already begun";
+                                       s = _("^1Match has already begun");
                                else if(sk.(scores[ps_primary]) > 0)
-                                       s = "^1You have no more lives left";
+                                       s = _("^1You have no more lives left");
                                else
-                                       s = strcat("^1Press ^3", getcommandkey("jump", "+jump"), "^1 to join");
+                                       s = sprintf(_("^1Press ^3%s^1 to join"), getcommandkey("jump", "+jump"));
                        }
                        else
-                               s = strcat("^1Press ^3", getcommandkey("jump", "+jump"), "^1 to join");
+                               s = sprintf(_("^1Press ^3%s^1 to join"), getcommandkey("jump", "+jump"));
                        drawInfoMessage(s)
 
                        //show restart countdown:
@@ -4941,14 +4921,14 @@ void HUD_InfoMessages(void)
                                float countdown;
                                //we need to ceil, otherwise the countdown would be off by .5 when using round()
                                countdown = ceil(getstatf(STAT_GAMESTARTTIME) - time);
-                               s = strcat("^1Game starts in ^3", ftos(countdown), "^1 seconds");
+                               s = sprintf(_("^1Game starts in ^3%d^1 seconds"), countdown);
                                drawcolorcodedstring(o, s, fontsize, a, DRAWFLAG_NORMAL);
                                o_y += fontsize_y;
                        }
                }
                if(warmup_stage && !intermission)
                {
-                       s = "^2Currently in ^1warmup^2 stage!";
+                       s = _("^2Currently in ^1warmup^2 stage!");
                        drawInfoMessage(s)
                }
 
@@ -4963,22 +4943,22 @@ void HUD_InfoMessages(void)
                        if(ready_waiting_for_me)
                        {
                                if(warmup_stage)
-                                       s = strcat(blinkcolor, "Press ^3", getcommandkey("ready", "ready"), blinkcolor, " to end warmup");
+                                       s = sprintf(_("%sPress ^3%s%s to end warmup"), blinkcolor, getcommandkey("ready", "ready"), blinkcolor);
                                else
-                                       s = strcat(blinkcolor, "Press ^3", getcommandkey("ready", "ready"), blinkcolor, " once you are ready");
+                                       s = sprintf(_("%sPress ^3%s%s once you are ready"), blinkcolor, getcommandkey("ready", "ready"), blinkcolor);
                        }
                        else
                        {
                                if(warmup_stage)
-                                       s = strcat("^2Waiting for others to ready up to end warmup...");
+                                       s = _("^2Waiting for others to ready up to end warmup...");
                                else
-                                       s = strcat("^2Waiting for others to ready up...");
+                                       s = _("^2Waiting for others to ready up...");
                        }
                        drawInfoMessage(s)
                }
                else if(warmup_stage && !intermission && !spectatee_status)
                {
-                       s = strcat("^2Press ^3", getcommandkey("ready", "ready"), "^2 to end warmup");
+                       s = strcat("^2Press ^3%s^2 to end warmup", getcommandkey("ready", "ready"));
                        drawInfoMessage(s)
                }
 
@@ -4999,12 +4979,12 @@ void HUD_InfoMessages(void)
                                }
                                if ((ts_max - ts_min) > 1)
                                {
-                                       s = strcat(blinkcolor, "Teamnumbers are unbalanced!");
+                                       s = strcat(blinkcolor, _("Teamnumbers are unbalanced!"));
                                        tm = GetTeam(myteam, false);
                                        if (tm)
                                        if (tm.team != COLOR_SPECTATOR)
                                        if (tm.team_size == ts_max)
-                                               s = strcat(s, " Press ^3", getcommandkey("team menu", "menu_showteamselect"), blinkcolor, " to adjust");
+                                               s = strcat(s, sprintf(_(" Press ^3%s%s to adjust"), getcommandkey("team menu", "menu_showteamselect"), blinkcolor));
                                        drawInfoMessage(s)
                                }
                        }
@@ -5012,13 +4992,13 @@ void HUD_InfoMessages(void)
        }
        else 
        {
-               s = "^7Press ^3ESC ^7to show HUD options.";
+               s = _("^7Press ^3ESC ^7to show HUD options.");
                drawInfoMessage(s)
-               s = "^3Doubleclick ^7a panel for panel-specific options.";
+               s = _("^3Doubleclick ^7a panel for panel-specific options.");
                drawInfoMessage(s)
-               s = "^3CTRL ^7to disable collision testing, ^3SHIFT ^7and";
+               s = _("^3CTRL ^7to disable collision testing, ^3SHIFT ^7and");
                drawInfoMessage(s)
-               s = "^3ALT ^7+ ^3ARROW KEYS ^7for fine adjustments.";
+               s = _("^3ALT ^7+ ^3ARROW KEYS ^7for fine adjustments.");
                drawInfoMessage(s)
        }
 }
@@ -5035,7 +5015,7 @@ void HUD_ShowSpeed(void)
        float pos, conversion_factor;
        string speed, zspeed, unit;
 
-       switch(cvar("cl_showspeed_unit"))
+       switch(autocvar_cl_showspeed_unit)
        {
                default:
                case 0:
@@ -5043,41 +5023,38 @@ void HUD_ShowSpeed(void)
                        conversion_factor = 1.0;
                        break;
                case 1:
-                       unit = " qu/s";
+                       unit = _(" qu/s");
                        conversion_factor = 1.0;
                        break;
                case 2:
-                       unit = " m/s";
+                       unit = _(" m/s");
                        conversion_factor = 0.0254;
                        break;
                case 3:
-                       unit = " km/h";
+                       unit = _(" km/h");
                        conversion_factor = 0.0254 * 3.6;
                        break;
                case 4:
-                       unit = " mph";
+                       unit = _(" mph");
                        conversion_factor = 0.0254 * 3.6 * 0.6213711922;
                        break;
                case 5:
-                       unit = " knots";
+                       unit = _(" knots");
                        conversion_factor = 0.0254 * 1.943844492; // 1 m/s = 1.943844492 knots, because 1 knot = 1.852 km/h
                        break;
        }
 
        speed = strcat(ftos(floor( vlen(pmove_vel - pmove_vel_z * '0 0 1') * conversion_factor + 0.5 )), unit);
 
-       numsize_x = numsize_y = cvar("cl_showspeed_size");
-       pos = (vid_conheight - numsize_y) * cvar("cl_showspeed_position");
+       numsize_x = numsize_y = autocvar_cl_showspeed_size;
+       pos = (vid_conheight - numsize_y) * autocvar_cl_showspeed_position;
 
-       drawfont = hud_bigfont;
        drawstringcenter(eX + pos * eY, speed, numsize, '1 1 1', autocvar_hud_panel_fg_alpha * hud_fade_alpha, DRAWFLAG_NORMAL);
 
-       if (cvar("cl_showspeed_z") == 1) {
+       if (autocvar_cl_showspeed_z == 1) {
                zspeed = strcat(ftos(fabs(floor( pmove_vel_z * conversion_factor + 0.5 ))), unit);
                drawstringcenter(eX + pos * eY + numsize_y * eY, zspeed, numsize * 0.5, '1 1 1', autocvar_hud_panel_fg_alpha * hud_fade_alpha, DRAWFLAG_NORMAL);
        }
-
-       drawfont = hud_font;
 }
 
 vector acc_prevspeed;
@@ -5092,7 +5069,7 @@ void HUD_ShowAcceleration(void)
        top_y = 0;
 
        f = time - acc_prevtime;
-       if(cvar("cl_showacceleration_z"))
+       if(autocvar_cl_showacceleration_z)
                acceleration = (vlen(pmove_vel) - vlen(acc_prevspeed)) * (1 / f);
        else
                acceleration = (vlen(pmove_vel - '0 0 1' * pmove_vel_z) - vlen(acc_prevspeed - '0 0 1' * acc_prevspeed_z)) * (1 / f);
@@ -5105,13 +5082,13 @@ void HUD_ShowAcceleration(void)
        if (acceleration == 0)
                return;
 
-       pos = top - sz/2 * eY + (cvar("cl_showacceleration_position") * vid_conheight) * eY;
+       pos = top - sz/2 * eY + (autocvar_cl_showacceleration_position * vid_conheight) * eY;
 
-       sz = cvar("cl_showacceleration_size");
-       scale = cvar("cl_showacceleration_scale");
-       alpha = cvar("cl_showacceleration_alpha");
-       if (cvar("cl_showacceleration_color_custom"))
-               rgb = stov(cvar_string("cl_showacceleration_color"));
+       sz = autocvar_cl_showacceleration_size;
+       scale = autocvar_cl_showacceleration_scale;
+       alpha = autocvar_cl_showacceleration_alpha;
+       if (autocvar_cl_showacceleration_color_custom)
+               rgb = stov(autocvar_cl_showacceleration_color);
        else {
                if (acceleration < 0)
                        rgb = '1 .5 .5' - '0 .5 .5' * bound(0, -acceleration * 0.2, 1);
@@ -5191,11 +5168,11 @@ void HUD_Main (void)
                return;
 
        // Drawing stuff
-       if (hud_skin_path != cvar_string("hud_skin"))
+       if (hud_skin_path != autocvar_hud_skin)
        {
                if (hud_skin_path)
                        strunzone(hud_skin_path);
-               hud_skin_path = strzone(strcat("gfx/hud/", cvar_string("hud_skin")));
+               hud_skin_path = strzone(strcat("gfx/hud/", autocvar_hud_skin));
        }
 
        // HUD configure visible grid
@@ -5213,14 +5190,16 @@ void HUD_Main (void)
                }
        }
 
+    current_player = (spectatee_status > 0) ? spectatee_status : player_localentnum;
+
        // draw the dock
        if(autocvar_hud_dock != "" && autocvar_hud_dock != "0")
        {
                float f;
                vector color;
-               float hud_dock_color_team = cvar("hud_dock_color_team");
+               float hud_dock_color_team = autocvar_hud_dock_color_team;
                if((teamplay) && hud_dock_color_team) {
-                       f = stof(getplayerkey(player_localentnum - 1, "colors"));
+                       f = stof(getplayerkey(current_player - 1, "colors"));
                        color = colormapPaletteColor(mod(f, 16), 1) * hud_dock_color_team;
                }
                else if(autocvar_hud_configure_teamcolorforced && autocvar__hud_configure && hud_dock_color_team) {
@@ -5228,13 +5207,13 @@ void HUD_Main (void)
                }
                else
                {
-                       string hud_dock_color = cvar_string("hud_dock_color");
+                       string hud_dock_color = autocvar_hud_dock_color;
                        if(hud_dock_color == "shirt") {
-                               f = stof(getplayerkey(player_localentnum - 1, "colors"));
+                               f = stof(getplayerkey(current_player - 1, "colors"));
                                color = colormapPaletteColor(floor(f / 16), 0);
                        }
                        else if(hud_dock_color == "pants") {
-                               f = stof(getplayerkey(player_localentnum - 1, "colors"));
+                               f = stof(getplayerkey(current_player - 1, "colors"));
                                color = colormapPaletteColor(mod(f, 16), 1);
                        }
                        else
@@ -5249,7 +5228,7 @@ void HUD_Main (void)
                                pic = "gfx/hud/default/dock_medium";
                        }
                }
-               drawpic('0 0 0', pic, eX * vid_conwidth + eY * vid_conheight, color, cvar("hud_dock_alpha") * hud_fade_alpha, DRAWFLAG_NORMAL); // no aspect ratio forcing on dock...
+               drawpic('0 0 0', pic, eX * vid_conwidth + eY * vid_conheight, color, autocvar_hud_dock_alpha * hud_fade_alpha, DRAWFLAG_NORMAL); // no aspect ratio forcing on dock...
        }
 
        // cache the panel order into the panel_order array
@@ -5273,9 +5252,9 @@ void HUD_Main (void)
                HUD_Chat(); // HUD_DrawPanel(HUD_PANEL_CHAT);
 
        // TODO hud_'ify these
-       if (cvar("cl_showspeed"))
+       if (autocvar_cl_showspeed)
                HUD_ShowSpeed();
-       if (cvar("cl_showacceleration"))
+       if (autocvar_cl_showacceleration)
                HUD_ShowAcceleration();
 
        if (autocvar__hud_configure && spectatee_status && hud_configure_prev == -1) // try to join if we are in hud_configure mode, but still spectating, and in the first frame (in order to get rid of motd when launching a server via the menu "HUD Setup" button)