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akumajō densetsu (NES) font

description:

recreation of the hiragana and katakana pixel fonts from konami's akumajō densetsu (aka castlevania III: dracula's curse, 1987) on the nintendo famicom.

this font is only used on the title screen, intro story crawl, and dialog boxes - otherwise, the game uses a standard nintedoid type font. in contrast, the western release uses a single stylised font throughout - see castlevania III - dracula's font.

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.

the game also uses a handful of actual kanji characters - however, due to their limited number and usefulness, these have not been added in this recreation.

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

tags:
pixel font
completed:
17/06/2019

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