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Alli's Daedric Runes - OpenType Font Kit

Hello everyone! I'm relatively new here, and as such, I'm not entirely familiar with the layout of the forums or where a topic like this belongs, so I do apologize in advance!

I was lurking around the forums recently in search of Daedric Runes in the form of a font kit. sadly though, I didn't come across many, and the ones I did find were either low-res, jagged, had letters that were not in alphabetical order, or were compiled in a less than grand font kit format. So I decided to make my own!

I drafted each letter up by hand in an SVG format via Illustrator, then compiled them into an OpenType format font kit via FontForge. Seeing as each letter was done from scratch and loosely based off the official Bethesda font, they aren't 100% perfect and do have a bit of their own shape. Think of it as faithful and lore friendly, but not an exact copy (You guys don't need any legal issues)

I'm sure I probably missed an absolutely fantastic font kit that someone else made and shared to the forums. Regardless, I'd like to offer up my own font kit for free commercial use with no need to credit me (Though, it would be appreciated)

If you're interested, here's the MediaFire Link: http://www.mediafire.com/download/dqemhl8mkjw3urq/Alli's... 

And a preview:

Thanks for taking the time to read this! Again, apologies for posting this in the wrong section. Now, with that all being said, I never have any luck when it comes to people liking my OC, so let the public shunning begin!

Edited by: AlliStarlo on 08/07/2014 - 12:45
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Welcome to the forums!

Welcome to the forums!

Also, the fonts look great. I don't know the daedric alphabet at first glance (outside of the ever-famous "oblivion" symbol), so any derivative/creative applications you made wouldn't be noticed by me. :)

That being said, Skywind (and Skyblivion) are both designed to be VERY VERY FAITHFUL to TES lore, so as long as it's only the shape that's different (and not the form of the letters themselves), it's very possible these could be used in some capacity somewhere.

Anyway, once again, they look good and welcome to the forums!

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i tend to use this myself

i tend to use this myself http://www.dafont.com/daedra.font but these look great too i will defiantly use it and see how things compare 

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Just an idea, Alli, but it

Just an idea, Alli, but it would be great if you made a second set that looked handwritten. These could have a variety of uses, particularly in reference to the daedric scrolls scattered about Vvardenfell.

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@thegentlemancaller - Thanks

@thegentlemancaller - Thanks for the suggestion! I figured if this caught on, I'd throw some variations out so there's variety for anyone who'd like to use them within the project, but I think i'll just get started on it!

@scumpunx - glad you like the font!

@Veloth the ashlander - You probably won't see this, but maybe we can collaberate on thegentlemancaller's suggestion of making a variation of the font that resembles hand writing. You could write each letter and I could digitalize it and package it up.

And lastly. @ whoever sent me that nice PM about my font being excellent, thank you very much! I would have responded had I not accidentally refreshed my tab...

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i second a handwritten

i second a handwritten version of text

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Handwritten version is now in

Handwritten version is now in the works! I'm currently working on something for Smerk, so it'll be delayed, but it will be available soon!