• Publisher: Bulkypix
  • Genre: Puzzle
  • Device: Universal
  • Size: 208.3 MB
  • Version: 1.3
  • Price: $2.99
  • Average User Rating: 4.3 (3)
App description: "An intricately-designed masterpiece that constantly throws fresh challenges and situations at you for the entire run of the game."
- Touch Arcade - 4.5/5

"You never realized fonts could be this exciting"
- Kotaku

"The "Final FONTasy" of video games. [...] Type:Rider encourages players to learn about type by exploring a world of fonts."
- FastCoDesign

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

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 2000s, 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 typograhys history
Breath-taking artworks and musical vibes
Immersive and intriguing atmosphere
3 types of controls: accelerometer, buttons and intuitive
Great historical archives and paintings

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 ».

IMPORTANT NOTE: Type:Rider is compatible with iPad 2 and up, iPhone 4 and up and iPod touch 5th generation THE GAME WILL NOT RUN ON EARLIER DEVICES.

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NZ Release info :

The Game is out in New Zealand. It should be out in US at about 11 PM EST and Europe at around 12 AM UK time. Size of the app is 225 MB.

Price in NZ is $4.19 which should translate to USD $2.99

Requirements :

Requires iOS 5.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.

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 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
iPhone Screenshots












10-09-2013, 05:15 AM
#2
Oh, wow, this looks beautiful. Has a Nightsky + Limbo vibe. Waiting for impressions

Last edited by Bronxsta; 10-09-2013 at 05:31 AM.

10-09-2013, 05:36 AM
#3
Found the trailer, I think this could definitely be a GOTW candidate

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10-09-2013, 05:39 AM
#4
looks interesting and impressive

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10-09-2013, 05:39 AM
#5
Joined: Jan 2012
Location: The rainbow-fuelled nightmare of my mind
Posts: 2,758
Wow...that looks amazing...a bit like Thomas Was Alone + Limbo

I can has more Super Hexagon/Boson X-esque games?
10-09-2013, 06:28 AM
#6
Joined: Jan 2012
Location: Philippines
Posts: 18,650
So many surprises... Not that im complaining... Instabuy right here.

Exact-Psience My 2014 Top 10 Games of the Year: Monster Hunter Freedom Unite, Hearthstone, VVVVVV, Battleheart Legacy, Wayward Souls, Bug Heroes 2, Powerpuff Girls Defenders of Townsville, Deep Loot, Monument Valley, Bioshock Honorable Mentions: Traps N Gemstones, Bardbarian, Goblin Sword
10-09-2013, 07:04 AM
#7
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Originally Posted by Exact-Psience View Post
So many surprises... Not that im complaining... Instabuy right here.
+1

I was only planning on Monster Adventures but this looks way too good pass up. Got to support developers who release games like this
10-09-2013, 07:13 AM
#8
Quote:
Originally Posted by Bronxsta View Post
+1

... this looks way too good pass up. Got to support developers who release games like this
^This.^ +1

After watching that video (thanks for it!), this is likely my first "buy." In a word, "haunting," and I don't often get to use the word to describe video games.

Besides, who could resist playing as an umlaut/colon?

Nerd-core gamers unite!

DBC

I give up.
10-09-2013, 08:13 AM
#9
Ok, the graphic designer part of me is just buzzing with anticipation for this one...

Playing: Pocket Mine 2, Terra Battle
Waiting:Last Class Heroes, Chaos Rings 3, Starships
GameCenter: StriveMind
10-09-2013, 10:14 AM
#10
Any NZ impressions yet? Dying to know if the gameplay is on par with the atmosphere and art style