Quarantine 2020 allowed for this fontstruction to be born as it provided forced free time.
I'm sure it's true for everyone who designs fonts, there were lots of artistic decisions made in the creation process. Some letters went through a lot of iterations to arrive at their current state. Almost the entire uppercase were designed one way, scrapped and then redesigned this way.
The future is screen. Super high-resolution screen. Resolution so high that it is indistinguishible from printed text. 4K screens are available on mobile devices now. The future is resolution independent then.
7 segment display. Mostly useful for numbers, but I included a few letters just in case. Some letters (like m) I couldn't do, so not all letters are there. I may make a 12 segment display or something like that in the future for letters.
This font I made in a jiffy. I thought about making a pixely font, mainly for coding, so I quickly prepared this thing.
Should I add more characters? I was thinking about adding Cyrillic, but my main idea was a font for HTML, so I only did Basic Latin and More Latin. (ANSI) If I wanted to do other characters, I could have just typed an HTML entity.
Yet I'm still stuck. Even though it is a monospace font, it could be used for writing, so it may need more characters. I don't know. Put your thoughts in the comments if you so desire.
Super4 - basic and more latin, including kerning after the "f" and before the "j".
I set out to create a regular pixel-based, square font. The unifying theme is the thicker vertical portion on most letters, most noticeable in the capitals, which are 4 pixels wide - hence the name Super4. It's my first font and I quite enjoyed working on it.
Moonwalker arcade game (SEGA, 1990) font.
Some interesting unusual choices in *, # and the lower case. Shadowing effect obviously not present.
This is my attempt to make the smallest possible font. Each character fits inside a 3x3 pixel square (4x4 pixels if you include the space between characters). This font can be useful where pixel space is at a premium, like on an LED matrix or a mechanical display.
I don't consider this a truly complete font because there is no distinction between the capital letters and small letters. Also, some of the special characters can be difficult to descern without context. Nevertheless, this font can create readable text strings and convey information using a minimum of resources.
I am publishing this font under a Creative Commons license, so that anyone can use it for any purpose. Attribution is appreciated but not required.
Leave a comment if you make something cool with it!
James Robert Patrick IV
PAPERS, PLEASE has a very nice Title logo! I decided to re-create it, expand it, and make it 2D. Latin Extended only when someone wants it.
I made some useless thinner lowercase characters, but they don't really match up, rather an experiment.
The binary version of each symbol turned vertically.
Not all symbols could be added because they have more than 8 bits of data.
Obviously not very readable, but good for decoration.