Posts tagged with quirky

Outer

A font I think I started in 2018 and wrapped up in 2019. It certainly shares some similarities with others but has enough uniqueness that once placed on a screenshot things look quite different.

It is chaotic, bold, and angular and works surprisingly well for long runs of text as well as the usual titles, scoreboards, and options screens.

Bamboo

I designed this for in 2006 for use with BASIN and it was originally called “Woody Tastic” as part of my misguided plan of naming fonts after people in the Spectrum emulation scene.

It now has a new name - Bamboo - that better reflects the style of bent bamboo sticks lashed together with leaves and could be thematic for a text adventure set on a desert island.

You should probably experiment with how well it renders for your intended audience as it has somewhat fine detail that can easily get lost.