My own attempt at a small, chunky, proportional font. Inspired by elements of similar small 4x4 fonts - though breaking out of a strict 4x4 restriction where absolutely necessary, and with the addition of some non-chunky punctuation and special characters.
Wackathetica is derived from Struck, both fonts were created by me (Doug Peters).
Wackathetica gets its name from the idea that I borrowed styling cues from serif, slab serif, and sans serif, even goth cuts and rounded font typographic designs to make a pretty wacky typeface. A couple of alternates are included in the unicode Halfwidths and Fullwidths register.
Vertical lines are thick, horizontal lines are skinny.
Copyright 2019 Doug Peters (https://www.Doug-Peters.com or https://Dougs.Work) of Symbiotic Design. This quirky, wacky font is now available on Creative Fabrica...
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I classify it as: Hybrid, Semi-Serif, Casual.
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A pretty simple looking variable sans-serif design.
The font allows you to modify the width of nearly every glyph. The one exception that can not be changed is the exclamation mark. I tried to simplify it the best I could, but it remains a little tricky to use, sorry.
HOW TO USE:
To type any sensible text you should start with the uppercase of a certain letter (this will create the left side of it). Followed by the corresponding extender to widen the glyph (repeat this step for a even wider result), and to complete the full letter you close the string with the lowercase glyph for this specific letter (this will create the right side).
There are a couple of glyphs that work slightly different.
These are I,M,T,W,Y, numerals and some punctuations.
To widen "I and T" the extenders are typed before and after the actual letter combination instead of in between.
M,W and Y are split in three (center stem is isolated) in order to allow one to make changes on both sides. To correctly type one of these you start with the uppercase for this specific letter, followed by the corresponding extender, followed by the corresponding center stem, followed with the extender once more, and as last to complete the full letter close the string with the lowercase glyph for this specific letter.
To extend the colon and semi-colon you complete the string for either period or comma first, followed by ;(semi-colon). This will place a dot above it.
And as last, to make a underscore simply use the string for period but with extra extenders.
The numerals work as listed bellow:
The extenders are located in the following locations:
` - _ # = :
The isolated stems are located in the following locations:
A clone of the variable-width pixel font PlainAndSimple (itself a clone of Nano OK) that adds small serifs to many letters and some numbers, with the same weight as the rest of the font. Numbers are full-size here (about the size of a capital letter) instead of the narrrow versions in PlainAndSimple, with a slashed zero. Several other things have been updated, usually relating to the wider max width that the serifs require.This is a clone of PlainAndSimple
Derived from Nano OK, an earlier font of mine, but with more height and less weight on the capital letters. Having more height makes some of the punctuation less cramped as well. Extends 8 pixels above the baseline and 2 pixels below it. Variable width, with most capital letters 5 blocks wide, plus 1 more for spacing, and lower-case letters varying somewhat, though they are usually slightly narrower. Numbers are unusually narrow to help tell them apart from letters, and are between the lower-case and upper-case letters in height.This is a clone of Nano OK
A small variable-width pixel font with slightly heavier capital letters than lower-case ones. Has some quirks to help distinguish letters and numbers (numbers are very narrow and are 5px tall, while capital letters are 6px tall and many lower-case letters are 4px tall). Descender is 2px below the baseline, maximum glyph height is 6px above the baseline. Doesn't use any bricks other than the full square. This version covers only ASCII and a handful of extra punctuation marks, like curly quotes.