Best Typography
Games for Designers

Order Group
Sep 10, 2015 · 4 min read

What’s your type?

In today’s article, we would like to share with you the best type games out there, that will help you to improve your knowledge about fonts :)

(the rather difficult) Font Game

The rather difficult game is a type game, in which you have to is to identify fonts. Game was made by John Broadley, the author of I love typography.

Font Game

Font Game Screenshot

Kern Type

This game involves your knowledge about kerning and, well, sense of aesthetics. Your mission is to find perfect spaces between letters in order to create pleasurable result.

Kern Type

KernType Screenshot

Cheese or font?

Is it a font’s name or a cheese name?

Cheese or font?

Cheese or Font Screenshot

Typewar

Typwar is much easier compared to a Font Game. Our task is to identify fonts.

Typewar

Typewar Screenshot

I shot the Serif

Your task is to shot all the serif fonts on the board at a certain amount of time. You can choose different levels (hard is hard!). Game for fast and furious type of people.

I shot the Serif

I shot the Seri Screenshot

Shape Type

Let’s curve! Our task is to skillfully place Béziers curves in order to match the original letterform.

Shape Type

Shape Type Screenshot

Font Fox Game

Typographic Game available on App Store, in which we have to guess fonts. The test results can be viewed as an infographic and shared on FB
or Twitter.

Font Fox Game

Font Fox Game Screenshot

Helvetica vs. Arial

Get in the fight and win over Arial!

Helvetica vs. Arial

Helvetica vs. Arial Screenshot

What type are you?

A short video quiz released by Pentagram, which reveals which typeface
are you.

What type are you?

What type are you Screenshot

Type Connection

The game allows you to test your knowledge in combining fonts. Not only the game is very effective visually, but it’s very helpful to master skills of combining fonts.

Type Connection

Type Connection Screenshot

Rag Time

What’s better than typography and ragtime music? A type game with ragtime music in the background! (Although this is very siubjective opinion.) Rag Time is a game in which we have to create the perfect paragraph in 60 seconds.

Rag time

Rag Time Screenshot

Fontastic Quiz

In this quiz you’re going to face 10 questions about fonts.

Fontastic Quiz

Fontastic Quiz Screenshot

The Font is Right

A game in which we need to find a previous chosen fonts on the wheel.
The game showcasts an interesting concept of “spin the wheel”.

The Font is Right

The Font is Right Screenshot

Type:Rider

Type: Rider is an attractive video game developed by the studio Ex Nihilo and Arte TV. By crossing the land of typography as two dots, you will get to know the history of type, different periods and printing techniques. Watch the trailer!

Type:Rider

Type Rider Screenshot

Ironic Sans

Can you distinguish Arial and Helvetica? So try this quiz and share your result in the comments :)

Ironic Sans

Ironic Sans Screenshot

Can you name the fonts?

Do you know these fonts? You have 5 minutes to guess 16 of them!

Can you name the fonts?

Can you name the fonts Scnreeshot

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