OpenVCE Fonts

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Orientation Signs

The orientation signs on VCE and included with the OpenVCE Second Life Assets use the following fonts:

Title: Changeling Regular - a commercially available font (€29 in August 2009) from http://www.fontshop.com/fonts/downloads/mark_simonson/changeling/

Body Text: Century Gothic - available on most systems by default.

Other Signs and Create Your Own Signs

Templates: Photoshop templates and simple JPEG backgrounds are provided as an aid to making your own signs.

Titles: You could purchase Changeling as above, or use a close variant - Neuropol X Free - that is available free from http://www.dafont.com/neuropol-x-free.font

Has a Photoshop layer style with the following settings:

Outer Glow:

  • Blend Mode = Screen
  • Opacity = 35%
  • Noise = 0
  • Color = ffffff
  • Technique = Softer
  • Spread = 14
  • Size = 20
  • Contour = first choice (default)
  • Anti-Aliased = (unchecked)
  • Range = 50
  • Jitter = 0

Stroke:

  • Size = 2
  • Position = Outside
  • Blend Mode = Normal
  • Opacity = 100%
  • Fill Type = Color
  • Color = 000000

Body Text: Century Gothic 

Has a Photoshop drop shadow layer style with the following settings:

  • Blend Mode = Multiply
  • Opacity = 45%
  • Angle = 125
  • Distance = 5
  • Spread = 0
  • Size = 5
  • Noise = 0

NOTE: Use +25 for the tracking on both the title and body text to give the lettering a bit more breathing room for easier reading.

How to Install Fonts

Windows PC: http://www.myfonts.com/support/help_install_win.html

Apple Macintosh: http://www.myfonts.com/support/help_install_mac.html