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Even floaty physics and control issues can’t derail this absolutely stunning interactive history of typography/platformer.

What's New

- Quality options pop-up correction
- Text correction
- Various bugs fix

App Description

TYPE:RIDER CELEBRATES ITS FIRST ANNIVERSARY BY LOWERING ITS PRICE TO $0.99 UNTIL 10/24/2014!!

"TYPE:RIDER--THE "FINAL FONTASY" OF VIDEO GAMES--ENCOURAGES PLAYERS TO LEARN ABOUT TYPE BY EXPLORING A WORLD OF FONTS, MARIO-STYLE" FastCoDesign

"The unlikely appeal of Type:Rider, a platformer about fonts" Kill Screen

"You Never Realized Fonts Could Be This Exciting" KOTAKU

/ ! \ IMPORTANT NOTE / ! \
Compatible with iPad 2 and up, iPhone 4 and up and iPod touch 5th generation – WILL NOT RUN ON EARLIER DEVICES.

If you encounter issues, please reboot your device. Then, reduce the resolution of the game in the parameters of Type:Rider and set the quality from « fantastic » to « good ». Thanks !

The European cultural TV channel Arte innovates and launches its first video game !
Immerse yourself in this fascinating and unique experience to uncover the history and secrets of Fonts & Characters !

Play as 2 dots and travel through the ages of typographic styles and techniques.
From the rock paintings of prehistoric times to Pixel art of the 2000’s, solve all the riddles by riding the most popular fonts and characters (Garamond, Helvetica, Times New Roman, Pixel, Comic Sans...) in a very captivating musical and visual environment.

Type:Rider is an adventure puzzle game produced by AGAT – EX NIHILO and ARTE that brings gaming experience to a whole new daring level.

Features:

•• 10 worlds echoing key periods of the typograhy’s history

•• Breath-taking artworks and musical vibes

•• Immersive and intriguing atmosphere

•• 3 types of controls: accelerometer, buttons and intuitive

•• Great historical archives and paintings

App Screen Shots

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App Changes

October 10, 2014 Price Decrease: $2.99 -> $0.99
December 19, 2013 Price Decrease: $2.99 -> $0.99
November 29, 2013 Price Decrease: $2.99 -> $0.99
November 22, 2013 New version 1.3
November 30, -0001 Initial Release

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