Leif & Thorn is going to have some characters speaking Tamaputian in the next few months. It’s come up before in the comic, but never in long-ish conversations…so I’m thinking, this is the time to get decisive about fonts.
Way back when Mata and Pato first appeared, they got the occasional line of dialogue in Tamaputian, which was typed in Comfortaa. Very plain, not a lot of character…easy to read, but probably hard to distinguish at a glance from some other fonts.
In the Kolpovision storyline, I gave the singers from Tamapoa a few of their own lines in Tamaputian, and typed those in a version of Ænigma Scrawl. Definitely has its own distinct vibe! …Not sure I actually like how it looks in wordier speech bubbles.
So I’m thinking about switching it again. But to what?
This post has tests of half-a-dozen finalists. Click through, scroll around, tell me which one(s) you like best.
Light spoilers, in the sense of “new background characters will exist, here are some of their faces.”
The Font Tests (click through for full-size):
The finalists, in order: NightWatcher BB, Ænigma Scrawl 4 BR, Bradley Hand ITC (bold), Gorilla Milkshake, Ladylike BB, Pajama Pants Bold.
Favorites? Least favorites? Most readable? Most “nice, but the font should be smaller/bigger”?
Let me know!