Marengi Mk2

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Version 1.4: All permutations of e, G and K were refined and improved. Added Coptic and Cyrillic. Completed most of Extended Latin B.

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A modernized, rounded, and truncated version of Marengi. This is made to be a good text editor/chat font. It has very few kerning pairs, so it should render fine in any software.

Ascenders are only allowed to be as tall as the uppercase/numerals, while descenders are allowed to go 2px below the line. This creates a natural line spacing that is readable and not too dense. (Diacritics break this rule, of course... darn them...)

Gone are the curved descenders/termini on letters like gjty. The simpler geometry makes this design more suited to speedreading than its predecessor. In fact, altering those four letters alone improves speedreading on this font by up to 14%!

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MIV: 8.25

Original size: 6pt (use multiples of this size for pixel perfection)

Info: Created on Sun, 16th September . Last edited on Fri, 8th February.
License Creative Commons
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2 Comments

Marengi Mk.2 in use as a chat font

Comment by zephram Tue, 18th September

A longer sample: lyrics from a song I wrote for a game I made

Comment by zephram Fri, 12th October

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