Game Development Reference
The guys at www.71squared.com released the Hiero replacement tool called Glyph
Designer. Although it's not free, it's definitely worth every cent.
and if you're already familiar with Hiero, you'll notice a striking similarity in features,
although the user interface is a lot easier to use and encourages experimentation. Mike
Daley also mentioned in an episode of the Cocos2D Podcast (available at ht-
feature that allows you to share font designs with other users of the tool.
Figure 4-7 shows Glypgh Designer in action. The process of creating a bitmap font is
relatively playful, and it doesn't hurt to change the various knobs, buttons, and colors
as you please. I outline just the basic editing areas for you.