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Microgramma Bold Extended

Some of you may be wondering what font that is at the top of the page in the darkstars banner. Some of you may have seen the battle hub logo and its various variations

Or even the spoof:

Doesn’t that font look awfully familiar? Most people have seen it in their day to day lives, and yet never realize it.

What is that font?

Microgramme Bold Extended! And where have you seen it? Its everywhere! It was rather popular for technical documents, it was used in homeworld 2:

Its even on every single starship in Startrek, aswell as all the monitors and displays. Here is a scan of the typefaces section of Mr Scotts guide to the enterprise:

You can download a freeware clone of Micrgramma Bold Extended Dbol here

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