The game is being developed by a small, self-funded independent team. By staying 100% independent the team retains full creative control on the project and can even choose to take unconventional approaches to game design if they so wish.
Petri Häkkinen has been programming since the 80s and making games as a hobbyist and as a professional for 25 years. Petri is in charge of programming and game design for Druidstone. He is an avid tabletop gamer since he started running D&D for his friends in his childhood. Petri is best known as the designer & programmer of Legend of Grimrock games.
Juho Salila is the art director of the team. Juho’s skill are highly varied as he is the master of traditional and digital techniques ranging from oilpainting and scale modeling to digital sculpting and texturing. Juho’s work can be seen throughout Grimrock games as he was in charge of the graphics and designed and modeled most of the creatures and environmental assets in those games.
Jyri Leppänen is an animator extraordinaire. His efficiency and work ethics are second to none and he is single-handedly responsible for all the animations of the creatures you will meet in Druidstone. Previously Jyri created creature animations for Legend of Grimrock 2.
Jussi Sammaltupa is a seasoned programmer with a passion for writing beautiful code. He will write the code for Druidstone together with Petri.
Scoring Helsinki is a group of three composers based in Helsinki, Finland. You can hear their music in the biggest Hollywood movie trailers as well as in games. They will be composing the soundtrack and producing sound effects for Druidstone.
Janne Sundqvist is a professional writer who is helping to flesh out the world of Druidstone and bring its NPCs to life. Janne is writing character dialogues and together with Petri and Juho developing the world and plot of Druidstone.
Antti Tiihonen, the man behind the ambient soundtracks and sound effects of Grimrock, is creating sound effects for Druidstone.