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The 8-bit arcade font, deconstructedIn his book Arcade Game Typography, type designer Toshi Omagari breaks down the evolution, design, and history of arcade game fonts. Thanks to our sponsor, Ting Mobile. Visit https://vox.ting.com/ for a $25 service credit with no contracts and no commitments. In the video above, he guides us through this delightful 8-bit world and breaks it down pixel by pixel. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO Let's talk about sources! Archive.org has a wonderful collection of vintage arcade games that you can play online. This is where many of the videos of arcade games came from. https://archive.org/details/internetarcade In addition to that, Barcade allowed us to film their collection of arcades. https://barcadenewyork.com/ Toshi's book served as a blueprint for all the fonts you see in the video. You can purchase it here: https://thamesandhudson.com/arcade-game-typography-9780500021743 Finally, a few great places on the internet I discovered while researching the video: This arcade font writer created by @photonstorm http://arcade.photonstorm.com/ Archive.org's magazine and manuals collection: https://archive.org/details/arcademanuals https://archive.org/details/gamemagazines This list of websites compiled by Atarimania: http://www.atarimania.com/list-atari-links.html By Design is a Vox video series about the intersection of design and technology. Watch all episodes in this series right here on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLJ8cMiYb3G5eD0M1Bfm6lvHy5BR6hoY8X Vox.com is a news website that helps you cut through the noise and understand what's really driving the events in the headlines. Check out http://www.vox.com. Watch our full video catalog: http://goo.gl/IZONyE Follow Vox on Facebook: http://goo.gl/U2g06o Or Twitter: http://goo.gl/XFrZ5H