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Hello world!

I have the privilege of working my dream - making computer games of very high quality. I run a studio called Image & Form in rainy, windy Gothenburg, Sweden. Since we have approximately 20 seconds of sunlight over the course of the year, Swedes don't mind spending time in-house making computer games.

As of December 2013, Image & Form has made two noteworthy games since 2011 (and a whole slew not quite as noteworthy), namely Anthill for iOS/Android and SteamWorld Dig for 3DS/PC/Mac/Linux. Anthill was selected by Apple as Game of the Week at launch and nominated for a couple of GOTY awards at Nordic Games in 2012. SteamWorld Dig has been nominated for - and has received - a number of GOTY awards worldwide 2013. I&F is a mid-size setup with about a dozen hard-working, lovely, friendly people, each and one of them with whom I'd trust my wallet and savings at any given moment.

I'm married (sorry girls), live in beautiful Jonsered, the proud father of three wonderful children, and a bonus father of an additional two. A sucker for karaoke whenever given the opportunity, I sing in two bands and play at least one hour of chess every day.

 

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Posted by Brjann Sigurgeirsson on Tue, 24 Dec 2013 02:47:00 EST in Design, Console/PC, Indie, Smartphone/Tablet
Image & Form, one of Sweden's most interesting - and definitely the best-looking - game development studios delivers on the promise of posting the ultimate list of Top 5 Games 2013.



Brjann Sigurgeirsson's Comments

Comment In: [News - 09/16/2014 - 08:59]

Yeah, I 'm actually exaggerating ...

Yeah, I 'm actually exaggerating quite a bit. No one loves their co-workers as much as I do. They are in fact all brilliant people, and I 'm lucky to be in for the ride. We get along famously.

Comment In: [News - 04/21/2014 - 11:30]

Sorry for generalizing and making ...

Sorry for generalizing and making everyone look greedy, that wasn 't the point, I was being a bit ironic - picture a small band of prospectors huddling around a camp fire counting nuggets: hope the others can 't find us . r n r nI 'm not sure I agree ...

Comment In: [Blog - 01/10/2014 - 03:45]

Wonderful story - and great ...

Wonderful story - and great transparency Cheers Brad :

Comment In: [Feature - 12/23/2013 - 01:00]

Darn, I always seem to ...

Darn, I always seem to comment on these things when it 's too late. You guys are great and an inspiration - can 't wait to get started on many of the games. Would have loved to see one of Simogo 's titles on this list. Either Year Walk my ...

Comment In: [Blog - 12/20/2013 - 06:30]

When Jools Watsham speaks, the ...

When Jools Watsham speaks, the world listens - or at least it should. So listen up, World, and thanks for including SteamWorld Dig on your great list, Jools, our brother-in-games

Comment In: [News - 12/16/2013 - 02:50]

Christian, this is the second ...

Christian, this is the second love letter we get from you readers: see link above in the article text about SteamWorld Dig for the first one . Well, we love you too, brother. : Thanks for seeing the game for what it really is - a homage to great concepts ...