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Re: Alternatives to Code2000 PUA Klingon Font
Heather Myers (email@example.com)
- From: Heather Myers <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Subject: Re: Alternatives to Code2000 PUA Klingon Font
- Date: Sun, 28 Jun 2009 11:37:19 -0400
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I can't see any of these. They turn up as empty boxes in my windows/fonts
directory. Even the Code 2000 font displays, but these don't.
2009/6/28 qa'vaj <email@example.com>
> Given the orthography discussion here, I'm posting a set of ttf's that have
> alternative typefaces to the KLI pIqaD mapped into the PUA codepoints
> according to the conscript registry at
> http://www.evertype.com/standards/csur/klingon.html. As you'll see, I'm
> artist or typographer, but if anyone wants to play around here they are
> (zipped file containing three fonts):
> brief description:
> pIqaD HaSta: This is the only one I actually use. Based on the glyphs on
> the Skybox cards, where the trick was to come up with glyphs for all of the
> missing letters while trying to keep the look and feel of the few glyphs
> that are present.
> pIqaD Klinz: Inspired by the Mandel font in Lawrence's orthography paper.
> pIqaD fusion: Whimsical interpretation of the KLI pIqaD just for fun. (I
> said just for fun!).
> Each of them also has an extra-wide space mapped to the ASCII space code.
> I originally did this in order to replace the Code2000 font (space was too
> narrow, and the typeface was a little too 'alchemic' for my personal
> taste). Since I had a mind that I might share it (now them), I didn't want
> to duplicate Lawrence's KLI typeface. I did them a few years back and no
> longer have any of the font tools installed. Feel free to use them in any
> way you like. If someone with actual skill wants to improve them, please
> do. (yes - I'll forgo the $millions to be had in Klingon typography).
> qo'lIj DachenmoHtaH