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Review of Big Daddy

Designed by Two Moon Media, this 10 dollar shareware font was rated 5/10 by Typeslug. Typeslug writes: " Before you go to this site to download Big Daddy or any of their other fonts, let me warn you that they only come in enormous archives and the connection to their site is incredibly unreliable. I attempted to download Big Daddy 16 times before it worked, and it was only an 899k file. Most of the others are pushing 2mb in size. You may wonder why a shareware, truetype font comes in such a huge package, well it's because it includes three weights and four styles of the face, so you're getting 12 fonts, except that they aren't in postscript format or available for the Macintosh, so to some degree the effort is wasted. That said, Big Daddy seems to be a pretty nice font. It is a sans-serif typeface which more than fits the appelation 'grotesque'. The characters are very fat towards the bottom and taper on curves and towards the top. Even in the lighter weights the font has a heavy look, ... (etcetera)".

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