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Contributed by Gary Boodhoo on Apr 13th, 2014. Artwork published in .
    Game Menu
    Source: http://bgs.bethsoft.com Bethesda Game Studios. License: All Rights Reserved.

    Game Menu

    The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is an action role-playing video game developed by Bethesda Game Studios and published by Bethesda Softworks. It is the fifth installment in The Elder Scrolls action role-playing video game series, following The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion. Skyrim was released on November 11, 2011, for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.

    The game’s typography supports and organizes player activities, goals and itemization. Futura Condensed’s Medium weight affords larger font sizes while maintaining information density onscreen.

    Game Menu
    Source: http://bgs.bethsoft.com Bethesda Game Studios. License: All Rights Reserved.

    Player Inventory screen

    Game Menu
    Source: http://bgs.bethsoft.com Bethesda Game Studios. License: All Rights Reserved.

    Character Skills screen

    Game Menu
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    Quest Journal screen

    Game Menu
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    Character Creation screen

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    10 Comments on “Skyrim”

    1. David A Carlson says:
      Nov 8th, 2018 5:45 pm

      What I want to know is what typeface is used in-game for the “handwritten font,” “skyrim books font.”

    2. Hi David, can you point us to an image?

    3. Aharon McNally says:
      Jul 12th, 2019 4:54 am

      I would like to know what the font of the book Olaf and the dragon is.

      (Please get back to me ASAP)

    4. Hi Aharon, do you have (a link to) an image?

    5. hmm... says:
      Jul 21st, 2019 3:59 pm

      sooooo

      what font is used in this image?

      thanks

    6. Hi djbro,

      All typography shown in this post uses Futura Condensed, and most of it uses its Medium weight.

    7. Are the numbers shown on the Character Skill screen Futura also?

    8. Gabriel says:
      Jan 24th, 2020 3:25 pm

      Salve, vorrei sapere quale è il font utilizzato nel logo del gioco, solo la scritta “Skyrim”.

      [translated] Hi, I would like to know which font is used for the game logo, just the word “Skyrim”.

    9. Hello Gabriel, I assume you are talking about this logo, yes? I’m afraid it’s custom, and not a readily available font. If the letterforms are based on a font, they were probably heavily modified.

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