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Bendik Stang's Blog


CEO @SnowCastleGames, Indie Game Dev. Also passionate about Interactive Stories, Space Tech Geek. Father of 4 evolving neural networks.

Snowcastle Games is an independent game developer based in Oslo, Norway. Founded in 2009, Snowcastle Games launched their first feature title in 2011, which made the App Store Best of 2011 List. After five years in development, including a successful Kickstarter campaign, they are now back with their highly anticipated RPG; Earthlock: Festival of Magic, the first in the Earthlock Trilogy.

Team of 15

The team counts 15 – 10 of whom work from the Oslo studio – the rest remotely from several countries on both sides of the Atlantic. We are a mix of seasoned industry veterans and young talents.


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Posted by Bendik Stang on Tue, 22 May 2018 10:05:00 EDT in Business/Marketing, Indie
This is a post about how we finally were able to ensure that all our customers who bought the initial version could get the new extended game for free.

Posted by Bendik Stang on Thu, 10 May 2018 01:26:00 EDT in Business/Marketing, Production, Console/PC, Indie
Cut your losses and move on! We have all heard it. So you did not make a perfect game. Make a new one! Get over it! The following is the story of another way.

Bendik Stang's Comments

Comment In: [Blog - 05/10/2018 - 01:26]

The changes to the story ...

The changes to the story and the game in general was too big to have some kind of save game compatibility. With the way patching works, the game would likely auto-patch for most people and thus render all their save games obsolete. We concluded that most players would hate that. ...