Balgruf

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License:
FREE for PERSONAL
and COMMERCIAL USE
Format:
OTF, WOFF, WOFF2
Characters:
454
Glyphs:
467
Features:
ccmp lnum ss01 kern mark mkmk
Version:
1.100
Published:
05/11/2020
LocalFonts:
05/11/2020
Styles:
Regular, Italic
Designer:
Paul James Miller
Copyright:
© 2020 by Paul James Miller. All rights reserved.
Sold By Paul James Miller
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SKU: 0000000482 Categories: , Tag:

Description

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(EN) The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog. (NL) Op brute wijze ving de schooljuf de quasi-kalme lynx. (CS) Nechť již hříšné saxofony ďáblů rozezvučí síň úděsnými tóny waltzu, tanga a quickstepu. (HU) Jó foxim és don Quijote húszwattos lámpánál ülve egy pár bűvös cipőt készít. (RO) Înjurând pițigăiat, zoofobul comandă vexat whisky și tequila. (RU) Разъяренный чтец эгоистично бьёт пятью жердями шустрого фехтовальщика. (BG) Огньове изгаряха с блуждаещи пламъци любовта човешка на Орфей. (SR) Фијуче ветар у шибљу, леди пасаже и куће иза њих и гунђа у оџацима. (EL) Ταχίστη αλώπηξ βαφής ψημένη γη, δρασκελίζει υπέρ νωθρού κυνός. Type your own text to test the font!
Description

Balgruf is a decorative typeface, inspired by Skyrim game. Balgruf consists of 1 weight and corresponding italic. Balgruf is suitable for computer games.

As a typographer playing Skyrim by Bethesda I was annoyed by the font used in the books. The upper case ‘F’ seemed to have been cobbled together from other bits of the font and didn’t fit with the aesthetic of the rest of the letters in the font, it also had a right side bearing which was much too large.

As if it had been hastily made by a graphic designer with no experience in typography who was on a strict deadline.

Once you ‘see’ this mistake you cannot unsee it and it was annoying.

So the question arose, how would I have done it?

This font is the answer to that question.

Enjoy !

Paul James Miller

Design, Publisher, Copyright, License

Design: Paul James Miller

Publisher: Paul James Miller

Copyright 2020 by Paul James Miller. All rights reserved.

Paul James MIller

Paul James MIller

Sheffield, UK-based supporter of the open source paradigm, who works for the NHS.

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