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May 29, 2020

In the final installment of our Noita miniseries, Nolla Games' Petri Purho and Olli Harjola join us for a deep dive Q&A on the game! We discuss the influence of magic on its design, its origins and early iterations, how they empower different play styles, and where the boundaries of the game might actually be.

Some things we discussed:


Facepalm Games




The Magic Way

Frog Fractions


Game Feel book

Stair Dismount


The Fight of the Sumo Hoppers

Pro Pilkki

My Summer Car

Nokia worm (Snake)



Stephen’s Sausage Roll

Apex Legends Forge misdirect