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.
This presentation will discuss the development process of the award-winning puzzle game Baba Is You, summarizing the process that led to its creation as well as touching on the post-release phase of the game, such as the official level editor released in 2021. The presentation will also go through some of the plans for the game's future.
This presentation is intended for fans of puzzle games and Baba Is You as well as those who are interested in hearing about the process of developing and releasing an indie game with minimal budget. No previous knowledge required but knowing about standard puzzle game mechanics may help.