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Mann Co. font?

Discussion in 'Mapping Questions & Discussion' started by Spammish, Feb 19, 2010.

  1. Spammish

    Spammish L3: Member

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    I'm working on a few Mann Co. posters and rather than cutting a logo from somewhere else I could quite easily make one myself, problem is I can't seem to find which font is used. I'm asking if anyone knows or has an idea of what font is used. Here's a photo for reference.
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    Edit: Another one for reference, if no-one knows then I'll just ending up cut-pasting it from this one.
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  2. Psy

    aa Psy The Imp Queen

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    Kinda looks like this if you use the text generator.
     
  3. chickenm4n

    chickenm4n L1: Registered

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    the M's are different.

    |\/| vs. /\/\
     
  4. Spammish

    Spammish L3: Member

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    Except the edges of the m need to be straight rather than angled, as well as needing to be a little more compressed vertically :p
    Edit: Ninja'd
     
  5. Acumen

    aa Acumen Annoyer

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    looks almost exactly like Arial Black to me - only the C curve is a little bit different.
    slightly stretched in horizontal direction overall, as well, i'd say
     
  6. Leminnes

    aa Leminnes

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    Personally, I think it looks like a modified version of:

    John Sans Condensed Black

    The letter shapes are the same or similar, except some of the edges are rounded out which could easily be done in Photoshop.

    Edit:

    Here, decide for yourself. I'd take my bet on one of the two that cost money, as I doubt Valve would use Arial or Helvetica.

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  7. drp

    aa drp

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    try this (copy and paste in to your browser)

    Code:
    http://new.myfonts.com/WhatTheFont/results?ch[0]=M&ch[1]=A&ch[2]=N&ch[3]=N&ch[4]=c&ch[5]=o&ch[6]=&wtfserver=node5.ric.mf&id=00007b934b7c43eb00014d490000387a&glyphcount=7&imageid=17711317
     
  8. Leminnes

    aa Leminnes

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    Doesn't work, Doctor P. I'm guessing you What The Font'd the Mann Co. font?

    These are the 5 it comes up with:

    http://new.myfonts.com/fonts/paratype/pragmatica/ext-black-reg/
    http://new.myfonts.com/fonts/aah-yes/sanzettica/9-max-expd/
    http://new.myfonts.com/fonts/ortizlopez/olfranklin/extra-bold-regular/
    http://new.myfonts.com/fonts/adobe/doric-bold/bold/
    http://new.myfonts.com/fonts/linotype/doric/bold/

    The first 3 look the closest to me. But they have the wrong type of C. The Dorics have the right C. Perhaps a mixture?
     
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  9. lana

    aa lana Currently On: ?????

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    It's a stronger version of Doric
     
  10. Spammish

    Spammish L3: Member

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  11. Leminnes

    aa Leminnes

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    If you can get doric, it's possible to have photoshop "bold" it. I'm not sure if it will give the desired look, but it might.
     
  12. Pocket

    aa Pocket func_croc

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    Hey, finally something I can contribute to! The font is BorisBlackBloxx. I'm a thousand percent sure of it.
     
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  13. Tapp

    Tapp L10: Glamorous Member

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    I agree, that is definately the font.
     
  14. Spammish

    Spammish L3: Member

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    Give that man a medal :D You may have as many internet points or cookies as you wish.
     
  15. Leminnes

    aa Leminnes

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    Wow, good job. I'm surprised that it's a free font.
     
  16. Spammish

    Spammish L3: Member

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    Working on it now, instead of the 'we sell products and get in fights', what does everyone think of 'We sell products and get in fights. And we're all out of stock.' ?
     
  17. Leminnes

    aa Leminnes

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    "We sell products and get in fights. And we just got a fresh shipment of ass-kicking."
     
  18. lana

    aa lana Currently On: ?????

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    How about "We sell products and get in fights. Changing our motto results in the immediate execution of a lawsuit. See you in court."
     
  19. Spammish

    Spammish L3: Member

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    I loved doing this poster so I'll be making more Mann Co. posters in the future for sure :thumbup:
    Here's the final product:
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  20. lana

    aa lana Currently On: ?????

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    Why is it so blurry?