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KERN


KERN
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Description

"The game looks like something you’d expect to come out of the famous Bauhaus design movement"
- iPhoneGames Network.com

“I instantly fell head over heels for this game...A super smart concept for a game which fellow designers in particular will adore.”
- TheAppleBlog.com

“A wonderful game for a wonderful platform. For the love of type, download it.”
- CreativeApplications.net

Space, The Final Font Tier. KERN is a minimalist typography experience challenging you to precisely place a missing letter into a falling word while avoiding any unnecessary ligatures! Practice and prove your typographical acumen with a score that gives new meaning to point-size!

HOW TO PLAY:
A random type-centric word with a missing letter appears at a variable point size. As the leading begins to shrink, you navigate the missing letter to the proper space and release its handle to lock it in place. The placement accuracy is measured and your score is calculated based on the size of the type, the leading height, and the perfection of placement—all measured in points. If you miss by too much and form an unnecessary ligature, one of your five ligature tokens will be lost. Lose all five ligatures and your game is finished. How many points will you Kern?

KERN is one in a series of design-oriented games from FORMation, a U.S. graphic design studio. Look for these other these titles in the App Store:

EYE VS. EYE // Prove Your Eye for Color
A friendly color-matching duel that pits you against an opponent in a duel to the decimal!

PRESS CHECK // On your marks, get set, Print!
A designer ode to the old-school art of print plate alignment re-imagined as a challenge of speed and accuracy.

What's New in Version 1.0.2

OS 3.0 compatible

Screenshots

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