RE: Exocet – The Accidental Gothic Game Font

This is scarcely related to web design but is pretty relevant to graphic design. One night I was curious to find out who made the distinctive gothic looking font in the old PC game Diablo – which I had always assumed was made for the game. Turns out however, that I was wrong, and I instead happened upon this interesting blog post that explains everything about the “Exocet” typeface and how it inexplicably became associated with lots of dark and violent games.

https://ntnsc.wordpress.com/2012/04/17/exocet-the-accidental-gothic-game-font/

Read it. It’s interesting. The typeface in question is also available through Adobe Typekit, and of course I’m going to use it in my own projects.

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