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"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 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.


•• 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

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.

What's New in Version 1.3

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


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Customer Reviews

Wish I could play!

Well, I downloaded the game on my 3gs, but when I tried to open the app, it would seem lik it was loading, then it would crash. This happens EVERY time I try to open it. If I could play the game, I believe it would be very good. IF I could play the game.


Exquisite, but.... I am not a gamer so I don't know how it's supposed to work. It takes me a while to figure out each sequence in a font (level?). More help for us non-gamers would be helpful. I absolutely hate that what I do once for each font must be re-done each time I close the app. That means I have to start all over again. I have been doing the same font now for almost a day and cannot get even the initial A-B-C done. I may end up deleting the app since its beauty is becoming totally obscured by my ever-growing frustration. Almost addictive... but too annoying to be so. Three stars for the beauty of it, including the history and the music; zero stars for the game.

Can't even open the game :(

I was watching a stacyplays video on YouTube, when I thought "is this on the iPad?". It was, but sadly, it looks like its going to load, and then crashes. Please fix this. The game looked amazing though, so I give it 5 stars

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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
  • $2.99
  • Category: Games
  • Updated:
  • Version: 1.3
  • Size: 541 MB
  • Language: English
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Compatibility: Requires iOS 5.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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