Tag Archives: game development

Some thoughts about founding a games company

Some thoughts about founding a games company

On the 7th of November Supercell invited members of Women in Games Finland to a morning meet-up at their office. During the morning, CEO of Supercell, lkka Paananen kindly shared his experiences and visions as a entrepreneur with the participants. This article is mainly based on his talk. Women in Games Finland is a non-profit organization devoted in promoting diversity and inclusivity in the

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Elite Game Developers Podcast by Joakim Achren

Elite Game Developers Podcast by Joakim Achren

Want to know more about how game companies have been founded? What kind of story is behind them, how they have grown and what are their future like?  Joakim Achren from Elite Game Developers sits down with different game company founders and investors and discuss with them about how to build your game company and what really goes down behind the curtains. Listen podcast

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Game Industry Leadership Day 2019

Game Industry Leadership Day 2019

In the end of September IGDA Finland organized international games leadership conference in Helsinki. Finnish game industry has grown and matured over the last two decades and there is a growing need for better leadership models. At the end of 80’s game development in Finland started to be more of a team effort than a one-man job and in 2018 Finnish Game industry employed about 3200

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Making the game better at Nordic Game Conference in Malmö

Making the game better at Nordic Game Conference in Malmö

Nordic Game Conference in Malmö has grown to be the most significant game industry professionals gathering in Europe during its 15 years. In 2018 over 2000 game industry professionals and students enjoyed presentations by over 178 speakers at Nordic Game 2018 (NG18). This year’s NG18 had an Impact track, which caught the eye of GameChangers –project as the sessions promised to make us think

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GameChangers meet-up with ROVIO

GameChangers meet-up with ROVIO

Special guest speaker in our April meet-up was Sophie Vo from ROVIO. Working with different mobile game companies in Europe has taught Sophie a lot about F2P games and teamwork behind the games. Sophie told about her own experiences and encouraged the participants to tap in to their passion and heart, to ensure good game development and excellent teamwork. Sophie’s amazing talk and Q&A

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GameChangers meet-up with Red Stage Entertainment

GameChangers meet-up with Red Stage Entertainment

GameChangers had invited Marjaana Auranen from Red Stage Entertainment to join our morning meet-up on Friday 23rd of March. Marjaana told the audience of our our sold out event, about founding a game company and her own background, answered all our questions  and showed us a glimpse of the studios upcoming game: Skábma – Polar Night. GameChangers host casual meet-ups monthly in Lahti. Check

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Finnish Game Jam Lahti 2018

Finnish Game Jam Lahti 2018

Finnish Game Jam X, a part of Global Game Jam 2018, took place 26-28nd of January. In Finland there were 26 different locations and 943 participants. GameChangers helped to organize this awesome weekend long event in Lahti. Our Lahti site was exceptional for the fact that over half of the participants were women. All the 8000 games made during the global event are free

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