[Coco] 1980s Tandy-Style Font?
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Mon Dec 27 23:48:32 EST 2010
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> Date: Mon, 27 Dec 2010 19:58:49 -0600
> From: jcewy at swbell.net
> To: coco at maltedmedia.com
> Subject: [Coco] 1980s Tandy-Style Font?
> I'm working on a badge for a CoCo 3 case that I have a Spartan 3
> CoCo3FPGA in. I want to replace the 128K Color Computer 3 placard with
> one that says: FPGA CoCo / / / Spartan 3 Edition, or something like
> that. I plan to print it on a clear label sheet and stick that on a
> thin sheet of aluminum. I'd like to find a free Truetype font that
> replicates the Tandy typeface used at that time. I'm aware of Larabie's
> Crystal Radio Set font, which is really nice, but is more '60s - '70s.
> I guess it would match a CoCo I. I'll use it if I can't find anything
> better, but I wondered if anybody on this list knew of something more
> like the newer Tandy style.
> I would also like an image of the "oblique triad" -- the slanted R, G, B
> color bars -- I could reuse. If nobody knows of anything suitable,
> maybe I'll try to cook one up in Inkscape.
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