Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 29th May 2014 11:02 UTC
Graphics, User Interfaces

My love of typography originated in the 80's with the golden years of 8-bit home computing and their 8x8 pixel monospaced fonts on low-resolution displays.

It's quite easy to find bitmap copies of these fonts and also scalable traced TTF versions but there's very little discussion about the fonts themselves. Let's remedy that by firing up some emulators and investigating the glyphs.

I've been looking at a lot of these 8bit fonts because of recent emulation efforts. I'd like to throw Visi On's fonts into the fray, too.

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Visi On Font ripped from memory dump
by roytam1 on Sun 1st Jun 2014 04:49 UTC
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2014-06-01

> I'd like to throw Visi On's fonts into the fray, too.

I ripped Visi On fonts from PCE emulator memory dump to BDF fonts (contains Normal/Bold/Italic fonts and also 2x height(8x16) fonts):
https://sites.google.com/site/rtfreesoft/file-drop/VisiOn.7z?attredi...

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