IGDA Finland Oulu Hub August Gathering and Presentations

The IGDA Finland Oulu Hub was officially launched on the 21st of August with presentations from Jyri Partanen (IGDA Finland) and Petri Nordlund (Unity). The event attracted a total of 36 game developers and game development hobbyists at the Business Kitchen premises.

Jyri Partanen The event started with Jyri telling the audience about IGDA, and more specifically about IGDA Finland, it’s mission and what IGDA is all about.

Petri Nordlund

Petri Nordlund from Unity Finland talked about Unity both as a company and a game engine, providing a compact but thorough presentation containing a lot of information that was new for many of the attendees.

After the presentations, the group of developers migrated to 45 Special where the evening was filled with cold beverages, socializing and discussion about game development. IGDA Finland Oulu Hub was also lucky to have Jyri “Jay” Ranki as a surprise guest at the gathering, who had many words of wisdom for the local game developers and the volunteers behind the IGDA Finland Oulu Hub.

Tony Manninen and Jay Ranki

The official launch of the IGDA Finland Oulu Hub marks the first steps on a long path in making the Oulu game development scene even bigger and better.

If you want to hear more about IGDA Finland Oulu Hub and the local game development scene, you can find us on Facebook.

‘Til we meet again!

- Antti Wilenius & the IGDA Finland Oulu Hub volunteers