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Computing 60s

I designed this font back in 2006 in BASIN as a tribute to the advertisements for computers in the late 60s and early 70s.

No doubt inspired by the magnetic OCR style fonts it deviated by replacing the unsightly blobs with bold sections that ran to the nearest edge to give it a smoother feel. The most likely actual typeface used for these ads was probably Countdown

This font works great for titles and small runs of text and at a stretch you can use it even for low-density text adventures.

Computer

I designed this font back in 2019 in BASIN as an interpretation of the 1968 font Moore Computer designed by James H. Moore of Typographic House in 1968.

A heavily magnetic OCR font with that distinct dated futuristic feel that is a little more aggressive than most magnetic fonts in the 8x8 format that were so popular in games.

This font works great for titles and small runs of text and, at a stretch, you can even use it for low-density text adventures.