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Re: Making a modern HeroQuest font

Postby CavemanLogic » Tuesday March 29th, 2022 6:52am

Eudoxio wrote:I recently stumbled with this web to add accents to the Caslon Antique font, https://www.glyphrstudio.com/online/ its fairly easy to use. If you got the resources, go for it :)

Thanks for the link! I've recently been working on making new vector images of the four Ogres from Against the Ogre Horde. The ones from HeroScribe's All-In-One Icon Pack (http://www.heroscribe.org/icons.html) were fairly low quality blobs. So I'm using Gimp to grab the Ogre images from the rulebook scan (available here on YeOldeInn), clean them up, import them into InkScape, simplify the path a couple times (to remove extraneous path nodes and keep the file size down), then touch up some of the curves. I'll try to remember to post pictures here once I reach Champion status...

Once those are done, I'll take a stab at adding the Monster vector images into a font file with glyphrstudio that you mentioned.

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Re: Making a modern HeroQuest font

Postby CavemanLogic » Wednesday April 13th, 2022 7:27am

I did finish the updated Ogre Icons, but haven't added them into a font file yet. Here are some raster image comparisons between the original HeroScribe Ogre Icons (top photo), and my touched up versions (below)...

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Re: Making a modern HeroQuest font

Postby StratosVX » Wednesday April 13th, 2022 8:32am

CavemanLogic wrote:I did finish the updated Ogre Icons, but haven't added them into a font file yet. Here are some raster image comparisons between the original HeroScribe Ogre Icons (top photo), and my touched up versions (below)...

Wow, those look significantly better than what's in HeroScribe!


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Re: Making a modern HeroQuest font

Postby Dreadaxe » Wednesday April 13th, 2022 5:23pm

Good work !
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