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4544Round-robin Font of Heroes (was Re: [icons-rpg] Re: An ICONS zine?)

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  • jaerdaph
    Oct 5, 2012
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      Yeah - 10/15. Sorry.

      jaerdaph

      --- In icons-rpg@yahoogroups.com, Cameron Mount <cameron.a.mount@...> wrote:
      >
      > I meant 10/15, but so long as it's later in the week of 10/8 (either
      > Thursday or Friday), I'm actually okay with next week. I teach on Mondays
      > and Wednesdays all day.
      >
      > On Fri, Oct 5, 2012 at 2:05 PM, kroh01 <kroh01@...> wrote:
      >
      > > **
      > >
      > >
      > > I'm good with whatever. Just give me a date to hit and we'll make it
      > > happen!
      > >
      > > Regards,
      > > Walt
      > >
      > >
      > > --- In icons-rpg@yahoogroups.com, John McMullen <jhmcmullen@> wrote:
      > > >
      > > > I'm okay with moving it, but doesn't next week start with 10/8? Do you
      > > mean the week running October 8-14, or the week running October 15-21?
      > > >
      > > > My impression--and I could be wrong--is that Cameron would prefer the
      > > week starting October 15. I don't have a feeling for kroh, but I'm okay
      > > with a later run.
      > > >
      > > > John
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > John McMullen (Searching for a .sig)
      > > > jhmcmullen@
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > ________________________________
      > > > From: jaerdaph <jjbardales@>
      > >
      > > > To: icons-rpg@yahoogroups.com
      > > > Sent: Friday, October 5, 2012 1:14 PM
      > > > Subject: Round-robin Font of Heroes (was Re: [icons-rpg] Re: An ICONS
      > > zine?)
      > > >
      > > > I think it's great, John. I'm definitely in, but like Cameron, the
      > > following week starting Monday 10/8 is better for me.
      > > >
      > > > Lets see how many folks we can get to sign on over the next couple of
      > > days and come up with a schedule. If you like, I can supply the first font
      > > pick so the first person scheduled can start.
      > > >
      > > > jaerdaph
      > > >
      > > > --- In icons-rpg@yahoogroups.com, John McMullen <jhmcmullen@> wrote:
      > > > >
      > > > > Excellent. That's two.
      > > > >
      > > > > We can adjust the date, too: it could be the week after next.
      > > > >
      > > > > Joe, it's your idea; I'm just hijacking. What do you think?
      > > > >
      > > > > John McMullen (Searching for a .sig)
      > > > > jhmcmullen@
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > > ________________________________
      > > > > From: kroh01 <kroh01@>
      > >
      > > > > To: icons-rpg@yahoogroups.com
      > > > > Sent: Friday, October 5, 2012 12:20 PM
      > > > > Subject: [icons-rpg] Re: An ICONS zine?
      > > > >
      > > > > I'd be up for it
      > > > >
      > > > > --- In icons-rpg@yahoogroups.com, John McMullen <jhmcmullen@> wrote:
      > > > > >
      > > > > > Would anyone else be up for it, starting next week, one per day?
      > > (Because this is a long weekend in Canada, I'd ask that my day be Wednesday
      > > or later, but I'm perfectly willing to participate.
      > > > > >
      > > > > > Sketchy rules: Post by midnight on your day. Post has to contain a
      > > link to the person who gave you the font, the name of the font (and a link
      > > to it), the character writeup, and a font/link and the name and link for
      > > the next guy.
      > > > > >
      > > > > > Or is one day too fast a turnaround? My thinking is that this is
      > > just a fun one-time thing, all characters eventually to be stored on the
      > > Truth-Justice-Icons wiki, so you wouldn't be committing to more than one
      > > character and finding one font (and you could do that in advance, having it
      > > ready for the next guy).
      > > > > >
      > > > > > John
      > > > > >
      > > > > > John McMullen (Searching for a .sig)
      > > > > > jhmcmullen@
      > > > > >
      > > > > >
      > > > > >
      > > > > > ________________________________
      > > > > > From: Cameron Mount <cameron.a.mount@>
      > > > > > To: icons-rpg@yahoogroups.com
      > > > > > Sent: Friday, October 5, 2012 11:35 AM
      > > > > > Subject: Re: [icons-rpg] Re: An ICONS zine?
      > > > > >
      > > > > >
      > > > > >
      > > > > >
      > > > > > DaFont is my goto website for free fonts.
      > > > > >
      > > > > >
      > > > > > On Fri, Oct 5, 2012 at 11:28 AM, John McMullen <jhmcmullen@> wrote:
      > > > > >
      > > > > >
      > > > > > >I like the round-robin FONT OF HEROES idea: it's something that
      > > could be done now, without the rest of the blogzine setup.
      > > > > > >
      > > > > > >A couple of free font sites would be just the ticket, some players
      > > (and links in their blogs) and bob's your uncle. (We're a little worried
      > > about Bob, to be honest, but heck....)
      > > > > > >
      > > > > > >Just Googling for "free fonts" I get (and have not checked out:
      > > always use caution):
      > > > > > >http://californiafonts.com/
      > > > > > >http://www.1001freefonts.com/
      > > > > > >http://www.fontspace.com/
      > > > > > >http://www.fontsquirrel.com/
      > > > > > >http://www.urbanfonts.com/free-fonts.htm
      > > > > > >
      > > > > > >And there are hundreds more.
      > > > > > >
      > > > > > >John
      > > > > > >
      > > > > > >John McMullen (Searching for a .sig)
      > > > > > >jhmcmullen@
      > > > > > >
      > > > > > >
      > > > > > >From: jaerdaph <jjbardales@>
      > > > > > >To: icons-rpg@yahoogroups.com
      > > > > > >Sent: Friday, October 5, 2012 11:20 AM
      > > > > > >Subject: [icons-rpg] Re: An ICONS zine?
      > > > > > >
      > > > > > >
      > > > > > >There's definitely a lot of possibilities to consider:
      > > > > > >
      > > > > > >A "central clearinghouse" blog that feeds ICONS blog posts (and
      > > maybe posts related to other Supers RPGS, Supers gaming in general, and
      > > other related topics). Could the Truth, Justice and Gaming Wiki be set up
      > > to do this?
      > > > > > >
      > > > > > >A collaborative PDF that collects the best articles of the ICONS
      > > blogs and ICONS Wiki as well as some of the cool "extras" that are stored
      > > in the files here at the ICONS Yahoo Group that could come out
      > > quarterly/semi-annually/annually.
      > > > > > >
      > > > > > >Collaboration between the various blogs that touch on ICONS such as
      > > a "round robin" series of features or a "monthly roundup" on a particular
      > > topic or theme. It's October - Halloween - perhaps we could all do
      > > something with a "supernatural" bent, for example?
      > > > > > >
      > > > > > >Here's another idea (maybe for a contest) I've been toying with
      > > called FONT OF HEROES. Basically, you choose (randomly?) a TrueTypeFont
      > > with a cool name (and look), build an ICONS hero/villain named after the
      > > font, and use the font in the character title of a PDF (or Blog Post).
      > > Bonus points for providing an image of the hero. Or (round robin) someone
      > > chooses the font for you, you build the character then choose another font
      > > the next person has to use.
      > > > > > >
      > > > > > >jaerdaph
      > > > > > >
      > > > > > >--- In icons-rpg@yahoogroups.com, John McMullen <jhmcmullen@>
      > > wrote:
      > > > > > >>
      > > > > > >> Yeah, I started by asking about a zine, but I've already changed
      > > my direction to a blog (see previous post). We move quick out here in
      > > amateurville. <g>
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