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June 25th, 2011 | EarthBound, Images

Over on gamesradar is a neat article about video game bars in Japan. Chewy noticed that one of them, called the 8-Bit Cafe, uses the Japanese Mr. Saturn font:

The part that says “5かいは” (“5th Floor”) uses the Japanese Mr. Saturn font, probably using one of the fan-made computer fonts out there. It’s not everyday you see Mr. Saturn fonts out in the real world, so that’s a pretty neat find, and definitely only something a heavy-duty fan would spot!

The bar itself looks really cool, check out page 2 of the article above. They got classic systems set up for patrons to play while drinking and having a good time. Definitely sounds like a place I’d love to visit 😀

 

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3 Comments to Mr. Saturn Font in the Wild


TMMDI said on Jun. 25, 2011

Man it would be really cool to go to one of those game bars. xD

MG said on Jun. 25, 2011

Wasn’t there a game bar somewhere in the US at one time? I remember reading about someone trying something just like this.

Vanasto said on Jun. 26, 2011

A neat video featuring the gamebars 8-Bit Cafe and 16Shots and their owners:

http://jeansnow.net/2007/08/19/points-8-bit-cafe-and-16-shots/


 

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