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Factsheet

Developer:
Galdra Studios
Based in Aalborg, Denmark

Founding Date:
July 17, 2017

Website:
galdrastudios.com

Press / Business Contact:
press@galdrastudios.com

Social:
Twitter

Releases:
Arcadia Fallen

Address:
Fredericiagade 14, st.
9000 Aalborg
Denmark

Description

Galdra Studios is a Danish video game company that released their debut game, Arcadia Fallen, in November 2021. Their aim is to explore narrative in games and create impressive interactive experiences that combine narrative and interaction.

History

Formation

During their last year of university, Galdra Studios was founded by three friends with a diverse set of skills and a shared passion for games and their narrative. Daniel and Mette had been researching interactive narratives in games during their studies, and joined by Jesper, they sought to bring their new ideas for how to write stories to the world. Their Master's Thesis became the prototype for Arcadia Fallen, and during the summer following their graduation, Galdra Studios was created.

Early career

In Autumn 2017, Daniel and Mette got jobs at a Danish university. Accompanied by senior developers from the Danish game industry, they developed games for science and honed their skills for about a year. During this time, work on Arcadia Fallen was scarce, until Daniel and Mette decided to leave their stable income jobs to instead focus their efforts on finishing Arcadia Fallen.

Debut game

Since October 2018, Daniel and Mette have been working full-time in Galdra Studios, and in November 2021 they released Arcadia Fallen.

Projects


Images

galdra_teamPhoto: Bastian Ilsø Hougaard


Awards


Selected Articles

  • “The benefits of industrial collaboration from the perspective of Danish game developers”
    — Kensuke Shimoda, 4Gamer.net (Japanese)
  • “Local adventure: Game success from Aalborg is gaining attention and praise abroad”
    — Nathalia Hentze Nielsen, MigogAalborg (Danish)
  • “Little by little”
    — Michael Booth, Monocle


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