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Base Seven

Description:

This sans-serif proportional font is used in the menu of the collaborative NES multicart STREEMERZ: Action 53 Function 16 Volume One and in the NES homebrew game RHDE: Furniture Fight. The package also contains a command-line tool written in Python to translate the font bitmap into an assembly language source code file suitable for use in a game.

Specifications

  • Inventory: Basic Latin (ASCII), plus house, copyright symbol, heart, up arrow, down arrow, left arrow, and right arrow. No accented characters.
  • Dimensions: 7 pixel glyph height plus 1 pixel of leading. Glyphs 2 to 8 pixels wide including intercharacter space columns.
  • Uppercase: 6-pixel cap height. Most glyphs are 5 pixels wide plus 1 space column.
  • Lowercase: 5 pixels x-height, 1 pixel descender, 1 pixel ascender. Most glyphs are 4 pixels wide plus 1 space column.
  • Digits: 6 pixels tall, 4 pixels wide + 1 space column.
  • License: Creative Commons Zero (font); GNU All-Permissive License (tool)

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