BearfootTruck BearfootTruck 10 October 2013

From A to Sonic: The Fonts That Make the Blue Blur Move

Before I begin, I would like to point out that there's a difference between a font & a typeface: A typeface is a collection of characters with common design features, whereas a font is a particular style of a typeface. For example, "Helvetica" is a typeface, whereas "Helvetica Bold Extended" is a font. However, I'm not a professional typeface designer, so screw that distinction; let's just call them "fonts" from now on. Typography lesson aside, this post is about certain fonts that have been used in the Sonic the Hedgehog games, plus their promotional & packaging materials.

  • 1 Sonic logo
  • 2 Century Schoolbook
  • 3 Gaslight & Roco
  • 4 Plaza (Andes)
  • 5 Vipnagorgialla
  • 6 Sega logo
  • 7 Miscellaneous info & conclusion

First, let's kick things off by looking at the Sonic log…

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BearfootTruck BearfootTruck 4 May 2013

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BearfootTruck BearfootTruck 26 April 2013

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