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Message no. 1
From: Wordman <wordman@*****.COM>
Subject: Fonts for NAGTTW
Date: Tue, 20 May 1997 10:35:53 -0400
Gurth said

> Wordman said on 19:08/19 May 97...

> I saw a PDF version of one of the Plastic Warriors files recently, and for
> some reason most of the bold and italic stuff had been replaced by Arial
> or Helvetica fonts :/

>> What platform will be used to generate the original RTF file

> MS Word for Windows 95, and possibly Word 97 (if I decide to get myself a
> copy of that one).

>> and what fonts will be used?

> All TrueTypes, because I don't have a postscript printer. As for the exact
> fonts, IIRC it's Francis, Decker (a concoction of mine), and Bedrock. The
> Decker font is on my web page, the others temporarily aren't due to lack
> of disk space.

Ug. TrueType is an abomination.

Interestingly, I also created a font called Decker a long time ago. I
also created a Shdaowrun main text font (called Shadowrun). These are
both PostScript and are built for the Mac. You can find them on

>> Otherwise, I may need to use some font substitutions and so on, which is
>> generally a huge pain.
> That tends to mess up the layout completely, if you use a font that's not
> close to the original.

Yes it does. I'm used to dealling with it though, since most people put
rtf files in non-Mac fonts, and I use a Mac.


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