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This Gorgeous Game Teaches You The History Of Typography (VIDEO)

This Gorgeous Game Teaches You The History Of Typography (VIDEO) | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

This new game for iOS and Android takes the history of typography and transforms it into a beautifully mesmerising game. The basic concept should be easy to grasp for anybody who’s ever playing Super Mario Brothers. You just run across the screen jumping over holes and collecting objects until you reach the end of the level at which point you level up. Except your character is a bouncy little colon instead of an Italian plumber and the sparkly objects are asterisks instead of coins.

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The appropriately strange journey of QWOP's creator from philosopher to game professor

The appropriately strange journey of QWOP's creator from philosopher to game professor | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

After years leading a double life as a game designer and philosopher, Foddy is looking to make a more permanent break and focus solely on his game work. That decision has led the QWOP creator to his latest teaching and design venture at New York University's Game Center. And though it marks a split from his philosophy past, without his background and years in academia (and maybe even his time in music), the Game Center may never have been his destination.

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