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Post Posted: Wed Jan 29, 2003 2:17 pm 
 

Howdy, guys!  This is a strange question, but I have my reasons.  Do any of you know what are the fonts used by TSR in the 1st Edition AD&D modules and the original rule books, both on the covers and interior text?  Industry standard names and type sizes would be great.  I've done a google.com search but it comes up with various fantasy fonts that you can download, but no info on what was actually used by TSR.  Thanks,  John


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Post Posted: Wed Jan 29, 2003 3:04 pm 
 

I think this is what you're looking for:  Yahoo! GeoCities: Get a web site with easy-to-use site building tools.  They don't offer the fonts for download, but they at least tell you what they are (and what fonts are a close match).  

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Post Posted: Thu Jan 28, 2010 10:30 am 
 

The TSR Fonts page is gone now that Geocities is nuked.  

Scott, any chance you'd be able to host a .pdf of that page, to help folks ID fonts as needed:  http://www.greyhawkonline.com/grodog/te ... ts_faq.pdf


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Post Posted: Thu Jan 28, 2010 10:50 am 
 

Thanks for posting the Fonts PDF Allan.


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Post Posted: Thu Jan 28, 2010 11:15 am 
 

Allan, you ruined the surprise!  Last month I used the Wayback Machine to rescue the page, and it'll be hosted in the Library here with the next site update (which will be soon).

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Post Posted: Thu Jan 28, 2010 11:48 am 
 

I already printed that pdf!

Thanks guys...PG&S will certainly utilize this information for some nafarious purposes....


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Post Posted: Thu Jan 28, 2010 11:54 am 
 

cool stuff! when l'm at a my laptop later, I'll see what fonts I have, as I'm sure I have something Planescape, runic amongst others and they are all usable in Word etc


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Post Posted: Fri Jan 29, 2010 1:09 am 
 

FoulFoot wrote:Allan, you ruined the surprise!  Last month I used the Wayback Machine to rescue the page, and it'll be hosted in the Library here with the next site update (which will be soon).


Sorry about that Scott; and, actually, someone else pointed out on ENWorld that the page does in fact have a new host @ TSR & WotC Font FAQ

It also great to hear we'll have another update soon!:  will my Dragon/Dungeon mailing covers/wrappers appear this time? :D :D


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Post Posted: Thu Feb 04, 2010 3:01 pm 
 

may or may be of interest, as I don't think these are actual TSR or others fonts, but I like to use these for printing as they give a nice authentic theme for dwarven runes or similar

Font names -
Avalon Quest
Tengwar Quenya
AngloSaxon Runes

These were all free downloads from somewhere on the web.


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Post Posted: Thu Feb 04, 2010 3:43 pm 
 

Thanks mang! I needed these again! :D


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