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the legend of zelda: link's awakening (game boy) font


recreation of the pixel font from nintendo's the legend of zelda: link's awakening (1993) on the game boy.

this recreation includes the special/accented characters from the french and german releases of the game. in game, the characters with a diaeresis use an additional tile above them - in this recreation, the characters have been combined properly (and as a result, the height of the font overall is greater than 8px).

as an aside, this font was also used for the fan translation of for frog the bell tolls (aka カエルの為に鐘は鳴る / kaeru no tame ni kane wa naru, 1992/2011).

only the characters present in the game's tile set have been included.

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