Sighting: Rackham Fonts in Changeling RPG

Sighting: Rackham Fonts in Changeling RPG

Roleplaying game publishers often use our fonts and one of the regulars is White Wolf who like to use our fonts for games in their World of Darkness series. The newest release in that series is their new edition of their fairy roleplaying system Changeling: the Lost, and it features some very appealing graphic design which makes use of a …


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Sighting: Platthand in Dr. Parnassus

It probably doesn’t mean that it will play a role in the film itself, but it was interesting to spot our Platthand font being used in the title graphic on the website for former Monty Python Terry Gilliam’s new film The Imaginarium of Dr. Parnassus. Dr. Parnassus is a fantasy film set in a circus and is the last feature …


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The Fonts of Spiderwick

Spiderwick Chronicles movie opening this weekend a lot of people are out looking for the evocative fantasy-style fonts used in the movie and in the books. I’d be remiss if I didn’t point out that almost all of the fonts used in both the original books, the movie and the books based on the movie are from the Scriptorium. In …


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Fonts Playing Pirate

The designers at Disney know good fonts when they see them, and they’ve regularly used fonts from our Colonial Fonts package in various projects related to Pirates of the Carribean. Their latest appearance is in the new online game based on the movie series. It is a graphically rich massively multi-player online roleplaying game. You can download the basic application …


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Credit Where Due

One of my perennial complaints about the font business is how little recognition fonts get for the contributions they make to books and other media. In books you’ll usually see a credit for the cover art and for the editing, but how often do you see a credit for the design of the fonts which appear on every page? Even …


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Sighting – Abaddon

As I’ve written before, Abaddon is our most overused font. Everyone seems to love it, from fantasy book publishers to heavy metal bands like Godsmack. In its latest appearance it’s coupled with the work of one of the best young writers of fantastic fiction in The Hounds of Ash a forthcoming collection of related short stories from Greg Keyes. Keyes’ …


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