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Nolla Games

Nolla is the Finnish word for zero. That’s the number of new posts (not counting this one of course) in this blog in 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014 and most of 2013. That’s also the number of games I’ve released since … Continue reading

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The Swapper artwork

With The Swapper‘s launch looming less than a week away we’re happy to share this promo artwork by the amazing Sakke Soini. Our Steam page is also now live! Enjoy!

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The Swapper releasing May 30th, New Trailer!

Well, we’ve done it. The long wait is over. The Swapper is officially coming to Steam (and other TBA outlets) on May 30th! Scroll below for the trailer. Mark your calendars! Tell your friends and family. Staple flyers to telephone … Continue reading

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Designing Narrative to Fit the Gameplay Part 1: Controlling Idea

Hello. My name is Tom, and I’ve been narrative designer-ing The Swapper on and off for the last eleven months. When I’ve not been doing that I’ve been making things like FTL and Ir/rational Investigator, studying philosophy, and lending a … Continue reading

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“Marching squares”

  I might later tell why this post is called “marching squares”. For now enjoy the picture!  

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New trailer + Steam!

Today is a big step towards release for us. We have a release platform and a brand new trailer for you that – with any luck – shows off how far the game has come so far. You can read … Continue reading

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The Swapper is going to be in the INDIE MEGABOOTH at PAX EAST + meet us at GDC!

PAX East 2013 is next week and we’re super happy to let you know that The Swapper will be playable at booth #876 which is part of the enormous Indie Megabooth!   I (Olli) am going to be there with … Continue reading

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Penumbra’s Tom Jubert hired for narrative design on The Swapper

 COOL SCREENSHOT #1: OFFICIAL CORPORATE NEWS: HELSINKI, FINLAND – 31st July 2012 – Facepalm Games today announced that it has hired Tom Jubert – whose credits include Penumbra, Driver: San Francisco and FTL – to lead narrative development on The … Continue reading

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The Swapper is a PAX 10 selection

The Swapper was selected as one of the ten games in PAX 10! The games are going to be showcased at Penny Arcade Expo in Seattle August 31-September 2. To celebrate that Jukio “Kozilek” Kallio aka guy who makes Vlambeer … Continue reading

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