Let's begin by downloading and running the Hiero Bitmap Font Tool.
Head to http://slick.cokeandcode.com/demos/hiero.jnlp to download the applet. You will be asked what you want to do with the file. Select Open with: Java Web Start and click on OK. This is shown in the following screenshot:
Once it has been downloaded and it is running, you will be presented with the following screen:
I will explain each section of it.
In the upper left section, you have the Font panel. Here you can select the TrueType font ...