videogame

Hi all,

For better or worse I spent a large part of my weekend playing L.A. Noire, and in between inspecting murder scenes I kept spotted some very nice bits of type - wall-painted ads, signage etc. I know that the game uses Silas Dilworth's Heroic Condensed (beautifully) for the title cards and menu screens among other things, but would really appreciate some guesses on these two examples.

Thanks in advance,
Jez

Dear Typophiles,

Can you identify the attached font? It was used as the title in the main menu of the first network enabled, multiplayer 3D cyber space video game entitled “SPECTRE”. This game was developed by Peninsula Gameworks for the Macintosh in 1990 and published by Velocity in 1991.

We are developing an updated version for the iPhone and cannot locate the original font resources in our archives. None of us remember the font name (it's been 20 years!).

Also, it is not necessary that we find a version with the chrome type of fill, as solid black would suffice.

Thank you for your time and interest.
Best regards,
Craig Fryar, President
Peninsula Gameworks

Syndicate content Syndicate content