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!

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!

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 (=...


This week I'm preparing for Secrets of Grindeas release for real, by making lists of what media outlets, streamers or youtubers we believe could be interested in the game.

A Mixed Bag

Small updates on what's going on with all of my current projects.

Little Vampire Map Sketches

While brainstorming ideas for Little Vampire I started making a quick sketch of a map!

A Game Idea – Little Vampire

As I mentioned a while back, we've thought a lot about what game to make next. One of our ideas has the working title 'Little Vampire' and is gameplay-wise kind of similar to Secrets of Grindea, with it being an action RPG in the same type of pixel art style you're familiar with - but...