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Looking for the real origins of pirated font called OPTI Valley Forge Compressed

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Hello today I was looking for the font used for the game packing for The Legend of Zelda: Four Swords Adventures, when I came across a font that looked it was it called "OPTI Valley Forge Compressed"


But I learned the Castcraft Software Inc / opti was one of those font piratng companies. So now I need your help in looking for real name and origins of "OPTI Valley Forge Compressed". help is very much appreciated


Edit: found the original font, its called Richmond Old Style by Blackfriars Type Foundry

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Kevin Thompson

Nice detective work, Comicmaster—you beat me to it.

Before it went offline, I archived a website that catalogued the Opti-Castcraft faces and listed their original sources. It is a helpful resource.

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