I just made and uploaded this to FontLibrary: mnicmp.
This is meant more as an exercise in learning FontForge‘s programming back-end, and definitely showed me that FontForge is incredibly powerful. After the learning comes silliness, so I ended up turning the dots into something like:
I learned you really have to consider a dot-matrix font to be an array of points rather than a glyph, because otherwise you get the dots coming out the wrong sort of oval:
You don’t want to know what it did to the stars â€¦
Local archive: mnicmp.zip