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shining force (japan) (small) font

description:

recreation of the small pixel font from the japanese release of climax entertainment/sonic! software planning's shining force (1992) on the sega mega drive/genesis.

compared to the european/north american release, the alphanumeric and punctuation characters are all shifted by one pixel to the left, and one pixel down. the U is also different, and the font lacks a lowercase.

this font includes a full set of hiragana and katakana characters. in the game's tileset, the dakuten and handakuten are separate tiles, positioned in the line above the character they relate to. in this recreation, these characters are pre-combined into a single glyph.

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

tags:
pixel font
completed:
05/04/2019

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