Small Basic – Characters for Games

There are some characters that can be used to create game programs.  Have fun with useful characters!

Wingdings and Webdings Fonts

Wingdings and Webdings fonts have graphical glyph in them.  Sample program ID is QZS270.

Screen shot of a program Wingdings and Webdings

Miscellaneous Symbols

There are Miscellaneous Symbols in Unicode U+2600 to U+26FF.  Sample program ID is RPZ143-2.


Supplementary Multilingual Plane (SMP)

In Unicode, U+10000 to U+1FFFF are called Supplementary Multilingual Plane (SMP).  SMP has such as Mahjong Tiles, Domino Tiles, Playing Cards and so on.  Program FSQ891-0 is Mahjong Tiles sample.


Program QBS151-0 is Playing Cards sample.


Note that SMP is not supported by Text.GetCharacter() or other Text operations.  So each SMP character must be defined as literal.

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Comments (3)

  1. YLed says:

    Extraordinary !
    and with this font : SEGEO UI SYMBOL
    you can do this:

    for chess:
    ♟ ♞ ♝ ♜ ♛ ♚ ♙ ♘ ♗ ♖ ♕ ♔

    for music:
    ♩ ♪ ♫ ♭ ♮ ♯

    for weather:
    ⛄ ⛅ ⛱ ⛇ ❆ ☼ ☾ ☽ ☁ ☀ ☂ ☃

  2. Great resource! Thanks, Nonki!
    This matching game was made using the wingdings: GQT675-0

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