Toronto Media Arts Centre

Intro to Typography for Indie Games

November 7, 7:00 PM

Dames Making Games

In DMG Workshop

Selecting typefaces thoughtfully can have a profound effect on the strength of your art direction and improve the usability and accessibility of your interface.

In this info-packed lecture, designer Nate Davis will demystify typography and typesetting for games, survey the features of fonts, and how they can make your life harder or easier; review practical concerns, such as licensing; talk accessibility; and answer all your burning questions about fonts and type in games! Who this is for

  • Indie developers who have to wear lots of hats
  • Art directors
  • UI and UX professionals
  • Visual artists
  • People who might translate their game into German someday and might need to know how long their text boxes should be