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Before you download the free fonts, please read the following:

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LICENSE AGREEMENT

These free fonts are provided for the convenience of Cthulhu players who want to match the type used in some of our prop documents, or who want to make vintage-style props of their own. The font software is protected by copyright and remains the exclusive property of HPLHS Inc.

Users acquire a non-exclusive, non-transferable license to use the font software in accordance with the following terms. By installing and/or using the font software, you indicate that you understand and agree to honor the terms and conditions of this license. If you don't understand or agree with the terms, don't install or use the font software.

As a person with a license, you have the right:
1) to install and use the font software on one computer and as many printers or image production devices as are required to output your work;
2) to make one copy of the font software for backup purposes;
3) to use the font software as part of an overall graphic or website design, for personal projects.

You do NOT have the right:
1) to share, loan, rent, resell, or distribute the font software itself;
2) to make copies of the font software other than for backup purposes;
3) to create commercial works using the fonts, or to copy by electronic means, reproduce, embed, modify, or create derivative works from the font software for the purpose of resale or distribution.

You can provide the font software to a service bureau as needed for the output of your work, provided that the service bureau does not retain a copy of the font software once the work is completed. You can embed the font software in personal works as needed, provided that the embedding is subset and encrypted to prevent extraction of the font software itself.

Downloading the free fonts from the links below indicates that you understand and accept the terms above.

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Click to download the FREE FONTS in
OpenType format for Macintosh
Click to download the FREE FONTS in
OpenType format for PC
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HPLHS-OldStyle1 is a font revived and digitized from the Linotype catalog of the mid 1930s. Available for FREE in the HPLHS font pack.
HPLHS-OldStyle Italic is a font revived from the Linotype catalog of the mid 1930s. Available for FREE in the HPLHS font pack.
HPLHS-OldStyle Small Caps is a font revived from the Linotype catalog of the mid 1930s. Available for FREE in the HPLHS font pack.
HPLHS-Blackletter is an irregular hand-drawn textura font based on the lettering of French heraldic engraver Charles Demengeot. It is appropriate for old occult tomes where you want a written-by-insane-monks kind of feeling. Available for FREE in the HPLHS font pack.
HPLHS-WW2Blackletter is based on actual German documents from the late 1930s. There are two versions: one with ornate descenders and one without. Available for FREE in the HPLHS font pack.
HPLHS-Telegram is a detailed replica of the type used on real Western Union telegrams in the 1920s and '30s. Available FREE.
HPLHS-Headline One is a replica of real newspaper headline type. It has softly rounded corners like old lead type. Available for FREE in the HPLHS font pack.
HPLHS-Headline Two is a rough adaptation of the Linotype font Erbar, as used in newspapers in the 1920s and '30s. Available for FREE in the HPLHS font pack.
HPLHS-SlabSerif is a condensed wood type alphabet. It's appropriate for subheads in newspapers, wanted posters, and the like. Available for FREE in the HPLHS font pack.
Click here to buy the CD with the entire
HPLHS Prop Font collection.