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What fonts are used in the book?
« on: May 29, 2019, 08:55:52 PM »
I'm working on a set of gear cards in InDesign, and I'm trying to match the look of the book, but I'm not extracting images directly from it.

Can someone tell me which fonts were used in the book? I specifically need to know the font used on the character sheet, and the one used on the main headings in the book (the angular, socialist-looking one). Thanks, anybody!
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Re: What fonts are used in the book?
« Reply #1 on: May 29, 2019, 09:12:37 PM »
Don't have a reply, but seconding the question for future works.
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Re: What fonts are used in the book?
« Reply #2 on: May 29, 2019, 11:31:49 PM »
Actually found something. Try fontsquirrel.com

It takes a little finagling, but it worked out the front page characters to be either:

Aldo the Apache Regular
or
UA Cadet Regular

They are far to similar for me to tell apart

Edit: the fonts, it didn't literally think it said "UA Cadet Regular"
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Re: What fonts are used in the book?
« Reply #3 on: May 30, 2019, 02:27:45 AM »
Thanks everybody, I found them! Posting for future reference:

Character Sheet fonts: Courier Prime and Courier Prime Bold (link)

"Red Markets" heading and title font: Aldo the Apache (link)

Book text main font: Bookmania (this one isn't free)
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Re: What fonts are used in the book?
« Reply #4 on: May 30, 2019, 03:01:13 PM »
Consider selecting the gear text font for legibility rather than matching the book.  Assume an audience over 40 has a minimum font size requirement...  also please add contrast for th bits of info needed quickly during play.  And maybe fix the errors.

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Re: What fonts are used in the book?
« Reply #5 on: May 31, 2019, 08:49:05 PM »
Consider selecting the gear text font for legibility rather than matching the book.  Assume an audience over 40 has a minimum font size requirement...  also please add contrast for th bits of info needed quickly during play.  And maybe fix the errors.

Good considerations, thanks.
If you could point me to a list of the errors that you're aware of, that would be appreciated!
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