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Independent Games Summit: Type Matters: Crafting Meaningful Typography for Indie Games


Typography is often overlooked in game development, but it can play a vital role in creating exciting and memorable experiences for players. Using her hit new game Gubbins as a case study, Jessica Shipard will share how her discipline as a graphic designer informed the creation of her word game and how she balances the needs for clarity and creative flair in videogames. She'll unravel practical strategies for selecting typefaces and refining designs, for captivating and even humorous game designs. Delving into the unexplored realms of the typographic universe, Jessica will unveil the exciting possibilities yet to be harnessed in the game world.

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