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KernType tests your eye for type-spacing finesse

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Oh, we understand. You scoff whenever you overhear someone explaining the difference between a serif and sans-serif typeface—isn't that taught in Typography 101?—and disapprove of any automatic line height adjustment in Photoshop. Sure, you may have a framed first edition of Bringhurst's classic Elements of Typographic in your living room, but ask yourself, "Can I kern?" Mark MacKay's new HTML5 game KernType puts your letter spacing skills to the test, complete with key commands for incremental nudging if the mouse just isn't accurate enough. KernType is part of the Method of Action's project for teaching developers design, and will average your performance in 10 tests. And hey, if your grade doesn't turn out, just chalk it up to the kerning's inherent subjectivity.