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Re: Myth fonts?

Postby vinylrake » Mon Feb 12, 2007 9:29 pm

Jestrel wrote:I despratly need (emphasis on need) the fonts used in Myth. anyone know where to get 'em? (I use Appleworks)


The Logo itself was not a standard font - the manuals and other official documentation did use a medievalish looking font.


This should almost be a sticky, it seems to get asked every few months.

--from http://mything.org/index.php?a=article- ... 0000002045

Where can I find fonts that look 'Mythish'?

Morpheus is a shareware, medieval mythlike font.


Wolfie created a free Truetype Myth TFL stylized font: http://www.wolfiesden.com/downloads/

A couple of 'higher end' fonts that look similar to the ones used in Bungie's Myth Manual(s) that you can 'test drive' before you buy are hiroshige sans medium and Mael.
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Postby Cobalt 7 » Tue Feb 13, 2007 12:00 am

I was just about to comment on the sticky idea. This should really be part of a sticky just so that we save people the trouble.
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Postby Eddaweaver » Tue Feb 13, 2007 8:11 am

Any "uncial" style font will look like the fonts used in Myth.
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Postby The Elfoid » Tue Feb 13, 2007 11:27 am

I've said in the last 3 threads' stick this', never happens.
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Postby vinylrake » Tue Feb 13, 2007 12:42 pm

The Elfoid wrote:I've said in the last 3 threads' stick this', never happens.


Well unless someone died and made you god emperor of Project Magma, I am guessing the reason the powers that be didn't follow your orders are either...

1) the powers that be didn't notice your 'stick this' note'
2) the powers that be noticed but didn't feel the topic was full enough of stickworthiness.
3) you forgot to say 'PLEASE stick this'.
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Postby Jestrel » Tue Feb 13, 2007 3:05 pm

Cool thanks
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Re: Myth Font Information

Postby oogaBooga » Fri Jun 05, 2009 2:56 pm

If someone hasnt said it, i believe the name is "Copperplate Gothic Bold" (and other variations)
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Re: Myth Font Information

Postby iron » Mon Jun 08, 2009 2:06 am

I wonder though, what is the font used in-game? In chat text, dialogs etc? That is one very nice font indeed...
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Re: Myth Font Information

Postby Melekor » Mon Jun 08, 2009 4:40 am

Hiroshige. I use it in Oak too, the ttf files are in the repo.
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Re: Myth Font Information

Postby vinylrake » Mon Jun 08, 2009 8:57 am

Melekor wrote:Hiroshige. I use it in Oak too, the ttf files are in the repo.


Is that the plain Hiroshige that is used in game and in Oak, or the sans variant? (I haven't kept up with font technology, so they could be combined for all I know)
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Re: Myth Font Information

Postby Melekor » Mon Jun 08, 2009 2:48 pm

Plain Hiroshige.

http://www.projectmagma.net/~melekor/up ... oshige.jpg

http://www.linotype.com/532/hiroshige-family.html

Myth's regular font is "Bold", Italic is "Bold Italic" and Bold is "Black". Oak also supports Bold Italic (|o) using "Black Italic", which Myth doesn't.

The characters in Oak don't look exactly the same as they do in Myth because they're rendered using different software (I use the Freetype2 library) and at a slightly different point size or resolution. Does anyone know what bungie used to render the original fonts?

EDIT: mirrored that image here since we probably want this thread to last
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Re: Myth Font Information

Postby gugusm » Tue Jun 09, 2009 3:31 pm

Haha, there's a sentence in Polish if you click the first link, but it doesn't make any sense to me, it's something like "To put into this boat a hedgehog or eight crates of figs." :P :wink:

BTW, yeah, that's a nice font, maybe because it just reminds me of Myth :)
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Re: Myth Font Information

Postby GodzFire » Wed Jul 08, 2009 4:32 pm

If we knew how Bungie rendered their fonts, we could create new larger ones.

Also, I have a question. Does anyone know what any of the Myth 3 fonts are, especially the fonts for the main headers in the preferences and each section.

EDIT: Here are the fonts in question. Maybe someone will recognize them.

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Re: Myth Font Information

Postby vinylrake » Wed Jul 08, 2009 6:40 pm

well, based on your sample image and the way I perceived it and answered the questions at identifont.com, the font is Americratika. (more likely something in the same family)

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http://www.identifont.com/identify?20+K ... A+A0+8R2+M

try it yourself - the questions take like 2 minutes to answer.
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Re: Myth Font Information

Postby Jon God » Fri Apr 23, 2010 4:40 am

Anyone know what the pregame level name font is?

http://hl.udogs.net/files/Uploads/%20Us ... ToTown.jpg
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