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SteamCourt, an unforgettable steampunk typeface.

Think smart. Think regal. Think SteamCourt, a new font designed specifically for the card game SteamCourt.
A bit of background if you will:
In early 2014, some friends from my college days banded together to form their own game company. Their first launch? A current Kickstarter they named SteamCourt.
I love Kickstarter. It’s a fantastic platform, a great way for individuals to introduce the public to their visions. I’ve started a couple of them myself--both including fonts designed specifically for the projects. The first is Chatype, a font created exclusively for the city of Chattanooga. The second: Cabrito, a font developed as part of the children’s typeface book, The Clothes Letters Wear. It’s wonderful to work with so many others who come alongside to help you vision become reality.
Naturally, hearing of my friends’ project, I contacted them about adding a new face to their venture as well. I gave them carte blanche. They wanted steampunk. It was a great challenge, the result of which…