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===Andale Mono===
 
===Andale Mono===
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Looks a lot like Monaco. Comes with various versions of Windows or MS Office.
  
 
===Bitstream Sans Mono & Deja Vu Sans Mono===
 
===Bitstream Sans Mono & Deja Vu Sans Mono===
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===Courier & Courier New===
 
===Courier & Courier New===
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Very light, typewriter-style fonts. Courier New is the default font for ZMUD and CMUD.
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===Lucida Sans Mono===
 
===Lucida Sans Mono===
  
===Luxi Mono===
 
  
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===Luxi Mono===
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This and SimSun are unusual in being monospaced fonts that also have [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Serif serifs] (the pointy bits on the ends of letters).
  
 
===Monaco===
 
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===SimSun===
 
===SimSun===
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This and Luxi Mono are unusual in being monospaced fonts that also have [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Serif serifs] (the pointy bits on the ends of letters).
  
 
==Bitmap Fonts==
 
==Bitmap Fonts==

Revision as of 19:31, 1 June 2009

Most mudding clients will come with a font pre-set. Often this will be a thin, spidery font, or a blocky, brick-like font. Here is one endeavour to display a good selection of monospace (all the letters the same width) fonts that are easy on the eyes, and suitable for mudding.

Truetype Fonts

Andale Mono

Looks a lot like Monaco. Comes with various versions of Windows or MS Office.

Bitstream Sans Mono & Deja Vu Sans Mono

For most end-user purposes, these two fonts are the same. Free as in software. Available from here.

Consolas

Comes with Windows Vista and MS Office 2007(?). Like a version of Courier New that doesn't make your eyes hurt and your spider lustful.

Courier & Courier New

Very light, typewriter-style fonts. Courier New is the default font for ZMUD and CMUD.


Lucida Sans Mono

Luxi Mono

This and SimSun are unusual in being monospaced fonts that also have serifs (the pointy bits on the ends of letters).

Monaco

Comes with Mac OS X. Looks better in small sizes, and without anti-aliasing.

monofur

OCR A & B

This is painful. I don't recommend it.

Orator Std

Proggy Truetype

Proggy fonts.

SimSun

This and Luxi Mono are unusual in being monospaced fonts that also have serifs (the pointy bits on the ends of letters).

Bitmap Fonts

Dina

Dina programming font. Pretty, free. Only comes in a limited selection of sizes, but they're all good.

FixedSys

Default MUSHClient font. Chunky, unpleasant. Comes with Windows.

Proggy

Proggy fonts.

fixednxn

Comes with most Linux distros. There's a Windows package floating around somewhere as well. Some of them are very readable.