Nostalgia and Marketing

Today I've gone down memory lane and checked out pretty much everyone who ever played Secrets of Grindea and recorded a video!


I've had a lot to think about these past days. Uprooting myself from my home, going back to where I spent a lot of my youth, planning some sort of new future. Right now, everything is up in the air: perhaps most importantly, I don't know if I will continue working on games after Secrets...

A Starry Backdrop II

And now it's time to render the background I showed you a sketch of last week!

A Starry Backdrop

One of the very final scenes in the game will take place above the blue skies, in space, where Grindea herself has one of her dwellings. We thought a lot about how to do the transition between blue sky and starlit night, and after having tried out a bunch of gradient options, we decided to...

A Frosty Background

Another thing needed for these final parts of Secrets of Grindea is a proper background for the Frosty Fiend portion of Zhamla's boss battle!

A Different Kind of HP-Bar

Today I've made a new kind of HP-bar as part of the boss battle against Zhamla!

This Week’s AI Art: Dalarna According to Stable Diffusion

To 'celebrate' my return north, I spent some time this weekend generating art featuring this part of sweden according to stable diffusion.

Into the Woods

Sometimes when you're unsure of what path to take going forward, life chooses for you.

Personal Update: A Bit of Chaos

Sometimes life really happens, and last week I suddenly received news that shook things up a bit. Don’t worry, everything is fine as I write this, but I’m going to take this week (or at least a few more days) to get my things in order. Next week blog should be back to normal, if...

New Speech Bubbles

In the final battle in Story Mode, Bag and Braazlet will have some lines mid-battle in speech bubble form. In order to make this look its best I made some new graphics to go with the bubbles, and took the opportunity to update the speech bubbles used by other artefacts earlier in the game (=...