Date: Tue, 30 Apr 1996 16:58:52 -0700 From: "Andre Parent" (firstname.lastname@example.org) Subject: Space: 1999 font Hi everybody, does anybody if there is a Space: 1999 font (trueType format) and where I could find it. That would be a good start for a Win 95 "Space:1999" theme. Thanks in advance, Andr=E9
Date: Wed, 1 May 1996 05:00:38 -0700 From: Ronald Dudley (email@example.com) Yes. I saw the Year1 futuristic font on a Macintosh about 5 years ago. I don't remember the font's exact name though. Everybody look hard for it, because it definitely exists. The font for the "This Episode" probably exists too, because Eddie Lotter uses it at his 1999 website. The font for the episode credits, (director, screenplay, guest stars, etc) looks like some kind of Helvetica. Which font did you have in mind? Ronald
Date: Wed, 1 May 1996 12:02:56 -0700 From: Ronald Dudley (firstname.lastname@example.org) In response to an earlier posting by someone else, the script for the "This episode", "September 13", and "1999" that appear in the credits is called braggadocio (True Type).
Date: Wed, 1 May 1996 13:23:46 -0700 From: Ronald Dudley (email@example.com) The Year1 futuristic font that you saw on Eagle doors, spacesuits, and a lot of other places, like the "airlock" signs Koenig peeled off before ejecting Balor, look similar to Mica, but not exactly. Mica is acutally easier to read. I found it in an Adobe catalog. The exact font may not be very popular or available, because it can be pretty hard to read. The font for the "This episode", "September 13", and "1999" that appear in the Year1 credits looks alot like braggadocio (True Type). I found it on a Windows95 PC. Ronald
Date: Wed, 1 May 1996 13:42:37 -0700 From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Roberto Baldassari) Subject: Re: Space: 1999 font The odd font used during the first season of the show and on the Starlog Alpha Moonbase Technical Manual as well is called COUNTDOWN (1965 Esselte Letraset Ltd.). A similar font was also used (Lunar Commission's letterhead in 'Dragon's Domain) and it is called DATA 70 (1970 Esselte Letraset Ltd.). The "This Episode" font is called FUTURA BLACK (Bauer) and it is not to be confused with the popular font called Futura. The font used for the main title (Space:1999) was expressly designed for the show. I have the Data 70 font in my Mac and I'm pretty sure the others are also available for Macs and PCs as well. Hope this helps. Take care... >v<^>v<^>v<^>v<^>v<^>v<^>v<^>v<^>v<^>v<^>v<^>v<^>v<^>v<^>v<^>v<^>v<^>v Roberto Baldassari email@example.com Mantova - Italy - Europe Earth - Sol System Alpha Quadrant - Milky Way
Date: Wed, 1 May 1996 17:17:01 -0700 From: GLEN_MCBRIDE@BayNet44works.com (Glen McBride) Subject: Fonts My father used to be a printer so I had at my disposal a LetraSet book in which I looked up the fonts one day (Quite a while ago now!) This is from memory so please don't flame me If I get this slightly wrong The "fututistic font" which is usually seen on walls in thr moonbase is called "Countdown" (Or at least thats what LetraSet called it), A similar font but different is called "DATA 70" The "This Episode" one escapes memory for now but I'll do some digging The opening credits are either Helvetica or Microgamma, I could never decide exactly which one they were. Cheers Glen