Based in Salzburg, Austria
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WHALIEN Unexpected Guests
5412 Puch bei Hallein
Forbidden Folds is a game development studio based in Salzburg, Austria. Founded in 2021, the studio creates focused interactive experiences, pushing simple ideas to their extreme without overstaying their welcome. Forbidden Folds aims to create games that value your time and are set in engaging and immediately recognizable worlds, staying in your head and heart even after you stop playing. So far, the studio's efforts have been awarded the Ubisoft Newcomer Award 2020 and an Epic MegaGrant, both for their debut project “WHALIEN - Unexpected Guests”.
Forbidden Folds was founded 2021 in Salzburg, Austria, developing their debut title WHALIEN - Unexpected Guests, a 3rd Person Puzzle Adventure set aboard a mechanical whale.
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Awards & Recognition
- "Winner of the Ubisoft Newcomer Award 2020, as part of the German Developer Awards 2020." - German Developer Award 2020
- "Winner of the Subotron Student Live Pitch 2019" - Subotron Student Live Pitch 2019
- "Reboot Develop Blue 2022 Indie Award Nominee - Category "Outstanding Gameplay"" - 2022
Team & Repeating Collaborator
Biz Dev, Level Design, Game Design
Narrative Design, 2D/3D Art and Animation
Project Management, Gameplay Programming
Tech Art, 2D/3D Art, Community Management
DevOps, Tools and Systems Programming
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