by ParadigmTheGreat

Download disabled

The designer of this FontStruction has chosen not to make it available for download from this website by choosing an “All Rights Reserved" license.

Please respect their decision and desist from requesting license changes in the comments.

If you would like to use the FontStruction for a specific project, you may be able to contact the designer directly about obtaining a license.

A monospace font that mimicks the OSDs of yore. Some glyphs have been taken from datasheets for old character generator integrated circuits, most notably the ST Microelectronics STV5730 and the Fujitsu MB90097, and others have been modified or created from scratch.

Special characters:
¤ (U+00A4) = Clock/Loading symbol
§ (U+00A7) = Satellite
› (U+203A) = Play/Right arrow
‹ (U+2039) = Left Arrow
· (U+00B7) = Pause
¯ (U+00AF) = Stop
• (U+2022) = Record
¨ (U+00A8) = Eject
º (U+00BA) = SP Tape Speed
ª (U+00AA) = LP Tape Speed
∕  (U+2215) = EP Tape Speed

Pixel-perfect point-sizes are multiples of 15 (30, 45, 60, etc.)

To do:
- £, ð, þ, €, ♪
- Cyrillic Alphabet

It's still a work-in-progress, and it's [m]y first time using FontStruct, so any criticism is welcome and appreciated.

Info: Created on Sun, 20th January . Last edited on Tue, 29th January.
License Creative Commons
Fave Tags:
  • -


Comment by ParadigmTheGreat Mon, 21st January
Comment by ParadigmTheGreat Mon, 21st January

@ParadigmTheGreat - Very nice recreation.  I hope to see the solid left & right arrows that you have in your second sample picture in a future update of your work-in-progress.   :^)

Comment by Goatmeal Mon, 21st January

Also of Interest

More from the Gallery

CHARGEN '92by ParadigmTheGreat
Paperclippedby Stelios Constantinides (emepar7)
Faramirby Frodo7
A Square Peg in A Round Holeby chr.s
Pixalienby Qimplef
Grimeplexby Allison JJ (NAL)
Sand Slabby elzero
Appalachiaby four

From the Blog


New Bricks: Square Connectors


The Video Game Font Preservation Society


FontStruct goes open source!


New Bricks: Half Arcs