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Title: Some new fonts I just converted.
Post by: Anapan on May 01, 2010, 11:51:26 AM
These fonts were either created by me, or are Public Domain/Freeware.  Feel free to add any of them to your collection.

edit: renamed to collection's established naming scheme
http://www3.telus.net/anapan8/rbf3a.zip

04-3x3 Tiny 850 Fixed.fnt - 4x4 px monospaced.  Based on a small set by Anders de Flon.  CP OEM/DOS.
06-4x6 Fixed.fnt - 4x6 monospaced.  CP 1252.
07-CG Mono Fixed.fnt - 4x7 monospaced.  Original font contained no copyright information.  CP 1252.
08-HyperFont Lt Fixed.fnt - 5x8 monospaced.  CP OEM/DOS.
10-Cure.fnt - 10 px tall.  Converted from a bdf font in the artwiz aleczapka BDF collection on Sourceforge by Oliwier Ptak.  Only the basic english character set.
10-GAM8MR Fixed.fnt - 6x10 monospaced.  Public Domain from the Linux Font Project.  CP ISO-8859-1
15-KAM14MR Fixed.fnt - 9x15 monospaced.  Public Domain from the Linux Font Project.    CP 1252
15-TheFont Fixed.fnt - 9x15 monospaced.  Source unknown copyright says "Public domain font. Share and enjoy." CP 1252
16-Julie Fixed.fnt - 9x16 monospaced.  Based on an old public domain DOS font, original author unknown.  Only letters, numbers and punctuation are present.
16-Sci-Fi Fixed.fnt - 9x16 monospaced.  Based on an old public domain DOS font, original author unknown.  Only letters, numbers and punctuation are present.
17-Bears.fnt - 17 Px tall.  Released as a freeware FON file by Harry Gensler based on Apple's Chicago, Windows' Fixedsys, and others.  CP 1252.
17-Dot-Matrix Fixed.fnt - 12x17 monospaced.  Just letters, numbers & punctuation.
17-Old English Fixed.fnt - 8x17 monospaced.  Based on an old public domain DOS font, original author unknown.  Only letters, numbers and punctuation are present.



I've read that bitmap fonts aren't able to be bound by copyrights - see here:
http://www.renpy.org/wiki/renpy/misc/Bitmap_Fonts_and_Copyright

So here's some more that may or may not be able to be added to your collection;  You be the judge... (if these are bad a mod could just remove this entire section)

Edited to naming scheme:
http://www3.telus.net/anapan8/rbf4a.zip


06-Digital Limit Fixed.fnt - 6 pixels tall.  Created by Shakespit and Sherekhan http://www.zig-zag.ru/typo33/.  Extended characters are Cryllic.
06-MCKoss Tiny.fnt - 6 px tall.  Created by Michael C. Koss mckoss.com.  Only letters, numbers and punctuation.
06-Small Fonts.fnt - 6 px tall.  Windows Small Fonts size 6.  CP1252
06-Terminal cp850 Fixed.fnt - 4x6 monospaced.  Windows Terminal font size 6.  CP 850/DOS
07-Silkscreen.fnt - 7 px tall.  By Jason at kottke.org
07-Silkscreen Bold.fnt - see above
08-Blazing Tec Fixed.fnt - 8x8 monospaced.  Taken from the arcade shmup Blazing Star.  Only the basic english character set with punctuation.
08-Casio FX-850P Fixed.fnt - 8x8 monospaced. Based on a font by Felipe Polo.  The extended character set contains a Japanese characters but the placement is proprietary.
08-Dracula's Curse Fixed.fnt - 8x8 monospaced.  Based on the typeface used in the NES game Castlevania 3.  Extended characters are mostly dingbats.
08-Pokemon Fixed.fnt - 8x8 monospaced.  Based on the font used in Gen 1 Pokemon games.  Some punctuation marks are dingbats as are most of the extended characters.
08-Quake Fixed.fnt - 8x8 monospaced.  Converted by :ck!: of Freaky Fonts.  Based on the font used in the game Quake.
08-SIN Fixed.fnt - 8x8 monospaced.  By :ck!: of Freaky Fonts.  CP 1252
08-Small Fonts.fnt - 8 px tall.  Windows Small Fonts size 8.  CP1252
08-SOTN Fixed.fnt - 8x8 monospaced.  The font used in the PS1 game Castlevania: Symphony of the Night.  Missing some punctuation and contains lots of Japanese characters in a nonstandard mapping.
08-Wizards&Warriors Fixed.fnt - 8x8 monospaced.  Taken from the Gameboy adaptation of Wizards & Warriors.  Contains only letters, numbers and some punctuation.
10-4mini.fnt - 10 px tal.  By Bartek Nowak [barmee]
10-Outlands.fnt - 10 px tall.  by Iconian Fonts www.iconian.com.  Some punctuation and all extended characters missing.
10-Sci Fi Fixed.fnt - 8x10 monospaced.  Converted from a font found in the DOS program Autodesk Animator.
11-Defjam Fixed.fnt - 11 px tall.  Converted by :cK!: of Freaky Fonts.  I've seen this font on Amiga demos.  CP 1252
11-Half Life 1.fnt - 11 px tall.  Converted by :ck!: of Freaky Fonts.  Based on the font in Half-Life.  CP 1252
11-Half Life 2.fnt - see above.
11-P0T NOoDLE Fixed.fnt - 8x11 monospaced.  dMG/TrueSchool - http:/ts.asciiscene.org . CP1252
11-PalmOS Bold.fnt - 11 px tall.  Converted by Damien G (damieng.com) and again by me.  CP 1252
11-PalmOS Regular.fnt see above
11-WebSmallC.fnt - 11px tall.  Art. Lebedev Studio | Pixels by Roma Voroneshski.  Extended characters are Cryllic.
12-Fasttracker II.fnt - 12 px tall.  By Triton - Mr. H & Vogue.  A few extended characters.
12-HP48 Fixed.fnt - 8x12 monospaced.  The font used in HP48 graphing calculators converted by Bert van Leeuwen.  CP 1252
12-Knights Templar.fnt - 12 px tall.  Based on a truetype font by www.iconian.com.
13-Descent II Logo.fnt - 13 px tall.  By Harald "Wild_1" Koenigsperger.  A few extended characters thrown in.
14-Mackintosh.fnt - 14 px tall.  Part of the apple Chicago font converted by Macky Hacky.
14-Systematic.fnt - 14 Px tall.  By AEnigma fonts.  CP 1252
15-Chicago.fnt - 15 px tall.  CP 1252
16 Pokemon2.fnt - 16 pixels tall.  Based on the font used in Gen 2 Pokemon games.  Some punctuation is dingbats, not all extended cp1252 are present, but that is what the extended characters are mapped to.
16-Comix.fnt - 16 px tall.  Converted from the DOS program Deluxe Paint by Electronic Arts.  Contains only letters, numbers, and punctuation.
16-Princess 2 Fixed.fnt - 8x16 monospaced.  Converted from the Gainax game Princess Maker 2.  Only letters, numbers and punctuation present.
16-VGA BIOS Fixed.fnt - 9x16 monospaced.  The original OEM/DOS font created by IBM and present on nearly every PC ever made.
17-04b_30.fnt - 17px tall.  Freeware by Yuji Oshimoto.  Only Letters, numbers & Punctuation.
21-Supra Genius.fnt - 21 px tall.  created by ÆNIGMA FONTS.  CP1252





Title: Re: Some new fonts I just converted.
Post by: Llorean on May 01, 2010, 02:20:42 PM
This doesn't really belong in the forums, as that's not the right place to post static information.

As well, be careful with fonts. While the US doesn't protect typefaces, the EU does. On top of that, if the font contains non typographical characters, such as symbols or logos, those could easily fall under separate copyrights. And the name of a font may be protected under a copyright. Not to mention this lack of protection usually applies to copying them by taking the images of one and creating a new font in its appearance. Converting them is the direct creation of a derivative work. You are taking one copyrighted digital file and creating a new one directly derived from it. How a file is created (clean room reverse engineering vs direct copying) can have serious implications into whether or not it is covered by the copyright of the original file, independently of the format and general protections of the resulting file.