2D Text

10.  Change the Text Object into a Mesh Object (Optional)
  • 3D View menu >> Mode box >> Object Mode
     
  • 3D View menu >> Object >> Apply >> Visual Geometry to Mesh
Note:
  • Text object:  Can be easily edited.  Can't be textured.  Can't be UV mapped.
     
  • Mesh object:  Can't be easily edited.  Can be textured.  Can be UV mapped.
     
  • A mesh object has fewer vertices than a 2D text object
11.  Start the game engine
  • 3D View >> Select Text Object
     
  • 3D View menu >> Mode box >> Object Mode
     
  • Info menu >> Game >> Start Game Engine