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The Kern Type Game is simple, but can be addictive. Although it sounds like it has something to do with what you use to make popcorn, kerning is an important aspect when dealing with lettering and typography. The spacing between letters is called kerning and changes from typeface to typeface.

 

Kerning

 

You do not have to be a master graphic designer to play along. In this online game, your objective is to reposition the letters with your mouse that are disproportionally spaced. Your get a score out of 100 based on how accurate you arrange the letters. You can go here to try your hand at the Kern Type game.

You’ll be a pro at type setting in no time!

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