Arvi is a Finnish game developer. A lifelong desire to create led him first to drawing and painting and later to game design. One of his greatest interests as a game developer is to create experiences that surprise or otherwise evoke emotion in the audience, be it through a relatable structures or unusual design. Preferring to make things quickly and not dwell on details, game jams have become a very important part of his identity as a game developer.
2021 - Creating Baba Is YouEN
The award-winning puzzle game took almost exactly 2 years to be finished after being first conceived at a game jam. In this talk the developer describes the development process and highlights elements that helped and hindered with bringing the game to completion