Donkey Kong Classics (NES) (Extended)

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by Patrick Lauke (redux)

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Recreation of the pixel font from Nintendo's "Donkey Kong Classics" (1988) on the NES, which combines the fonts from "Donkey Kong" (1981) and "Donkey Kong Jr." (1982).

The one distinctive feature of this font are the "G" and the exclamation mark. Note that in the original "Donkey Kong" (1981) the period/full stop and the ".," (mapped here to the ";") were one pixel higher than in the "Classics" version. In addition, this recreation includes the maths symbols ("+", "-", "×", "÷") from "Donkey Kong Jr. Math" (1983). "Donkey Kong Jr. Math" and "Donkey Kong 3" (1983) also used this same font, except they changed the "8".

Other than the additions of the maths symbols, only the characters present in the game's tile set have been included.

Info: Created on Sun, 14th July . Last edited on Mon, 15th July.
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3 Comments

Comment by Patrick Lauke (redux) Mon, 15th July

@Patrick Lauke (redux) - What a great combination of NES glyphs from the Donkey Kong games.  Thanks!  :^)

Comment by Goatmeal Mon, 15th July

It'd be nice if you could add some diacritics aswell - but, only if you're up for it.

Comment by q_Maxi_p Mon, 15th July

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