Yeahconsole puts an xterm or rxvt-unicode window on top of your screen that behaves like the console found in many games (similar to kuake). Its visibility can be toggled by a keyboard shortcut.
Release Notes: Resizing the console with the mouse has been improved.
Release Notes: Support for rxvt-unicode has been added. An option to restart the terminal has been added . All command line options are passed to the terminal now.
Release Notes: Multiple instances with different settings are possible now. An option to control/disable the slide animation has been added. A full-screen mode has been added. An option to specify a program to be executed at startup has been added.
Release Notes: Stability and focus handling have been improved.
Release Notes: The console window can now be resized. Focus handling has been improved. The height of the console window is now counted in the number of lines.