What fonts to use for the name of the game, and in it? I *love* this Hoefler & Frere-Jones’ typeface, Archer. Look at that ‘C’! What a lovely game name/heading Archer Book would make: gorgeously classic-yet-futuristic. With Verlag Condensed as a complementary contrast for in-game body text.
So where have the devices come from? Who made them and why? Thinking on this, I came up with a backstory: A set of devices has been sent back from the future, after the apocalypse, when people have forgotten about the time before, what the world contained, how things worked, and what it all meant. […]
Very early on, our trusty developers had the idea to figure Sembl as a machine. Seeing as it’s an iPad app, we started to think about it as a handheld device, made of wood and metal, so *of course!* it wasn’t long before we started to draw on the wonderful steampunk zeitgeist for inspiration. I wondered how faithful we could […]