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My Opentype font inspired by Atari ST 8×16 system font now on github

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A few years ago, I have created an OpenType font inspired by the Atari ST monochrome system font : http://www.sporniket-studio.com/page/200812240005 Sporniket Nostalgie Sans Bold, and a monospaced variant (Sporniket Nostalgie Sans Mono Bold, obviously) for your terminal and text editor.

Right now, I created a github repo to put the fontforge sources in public history : https://github.com/sporniket/Sporniket-Nostalgie-Sans.
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It looks great! Thank you, I'll use it as my default console font now.
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On a Full HD screen, set the font size to 19pt give good results, there are more visible lines of text than with 25pt
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Hello, I am working on a new version of my font, to fix some flaws and make it beautiful on paper. The beta version (supports the basic latin unicode block -a.k.a. US Ascii- and required diacritics and ligature for french) is available here : https://github.com/sporniket/Sporniket- ... 2.0.0-beta
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Cool! My new standard mono-spaced font on my Mac. Brings in a nice bit of Atari flair. :)
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Don't have the env to make the OTF. Anywhere I can dl the bin ?
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wongck wrote: Tue Jun 23, 2020 10:02 am Don't have the env to make the OTF. Anywhere I can dl the bin ?
Hello, the link I gave ( https://github.com/sporniket/Sporniket- ... 2.0.0-beta ) list 8 "assets" files, among them the font file in otf format that you are looking for. You may also download the html demo to test the font file before installing it.
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please, include J. R. "Bob" Dobbs in your great font too :)
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ragnar76 wrote: Tue Jun 23, 2020 8:59 pm please, include J. R. "Bob" Dobbs in your great font too :)
I was planning to put my face instead... but I have wayyyyy more pressing issues before that.

Anyway, if it should ever happens, it would be a smiley.
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How did I miss that !!
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Hello, the v2.0.0 is out ! Fully implements Basic latin and Latin-1 supplement, 'oe' ligatures and 'Ÿ' for French support.

https://github.com/sporniket/Sporniket- ... tag/v2.0.0

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Thanks for it. I got it this time.
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