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jake
10-02-2001, 03:30 AM
ok i want a list of cool fonts i can get out there. they have to be one that i will use though. Got any ?

20 Ton Squirrel
10-03-2001, 06:25 PM
Well Good Fonts are the kind of fonts that don't poke you in the eye or call you names behind your back. Seems like there are far too many Bad Fonts out there, those naughty spawn.

Anyhoo, this is largely a matter of opinion... of which I have plenty of, as many will atest. What I consider a Good Font might look like vomit to you on screen.

Have you looked at FlashKit's library o' fonts? That's where I usually swag mine. Some of my favorites are:

Barbeque
Dark Empire
Dark Wind
Dimestore Hooker
Entropy
Map Of You
Morpheus
Neurochrome

vilehelm
10-03-2001, 06:47 PM
a good font is an appropriate font, matters what you're doing

sources for good fonts are the font foundries out there

some of the better ones are:

http://www.garagefonts.com
http://www.houseind.com

in fact

http://www.fontshop.com carries all of the major font smiths. if your a real stickler this is where you'll get good fonts and yes you do have to pay for them but most of them are worth it.

there are lots of good free fonts too that a lot of these font foundries offer...

personally if you ask me my favorite

Univers

vile

45degrees
10-19-2001, 08:40 AM
verdana, 10pt, and select "Use device fonts" on the text options panels - it'll prevent the type from anti-aliasing and make it more readable at small sizes.

that's for content ...

metrostyle extended
sumdumgoi
eight-track
braille
distress
etc

for everything else

sumdumgoi is really really fun...

tg
10-19-2001, 03:03 PM
20 ton recomending flashkits fonts when you could recomend the site run by our fearless leader(#1 on the replies list) jesse's site here (http://www.fonthunt.com/) to get 1000's and 1000's of fonts.;)

20 Ton Squirrel
10-19-2001, 03:56 PM
Muahahaha! I'm on the take!

Actually, I haven't visited another Flash site in MONTHS. I only come here. It's da only place ta be!

limpduck
10-26-2001, 02:51 PM
i have designed a font, and just wonderd what program to use to make it into a ttf. i have used illustrator to make it so each letter is is a vecta file.

vilehelm
10-27-2001, 11:44 PM
fontographer seems to be the standard choice. it's the only one that i've used.