Oknytt, An Adventure Through Swedish Folklore
Nemoria Entertainment to release its first title in 2Q 2013
February 13, 2013 - Nemoria Entertainment is currently planning to digitally release its first title Oknytt during the second quarter of 2013, which in short is a fully voiced old school point-and-click adventure game, a fairy tale heavily inspired by Swedish folklore. Please watch our trailer on our website (www.nemoria.net/oknytt) to get a good feel for what we're aiming for with Oknytt.
The game has been in development for about a year and along the way it has won the Swedish Game Concept Challenge of 2012 (http://gameconceptchallenge.se/), leading to the founding of Nemoria Entertainment.
Oknytt is a point-and-click adventure game where the player takes the role of a small, seemingly insignificant creature, leading it through a dark world riddled with obstacles to help it find a place to belong, a purpose for its existence. The game takes place in a Norse medieval world and contains beings and areas inspired by Swedish folklore.
The gameplay is comprised of a mix of classic puzzle-solving and manipulation of parts of the environment around the player. This is done by the help of runes that trigger different events depending on which scene the player is currently in. Our goal has been to create unique gameplay mechanics designed to stimulate the player’s curiosity and need for exploration. Through these mechanics the player becomes the force that drives the game’s narrative, by figuring out how these mechanics can be used to let the player progress through the story, access new characters or create new solutions to problems.
Our vision is a game that has a local and unique feel to it, bringing in many elements and areas from Norse folklore. The game’s art direction was created to give the various backgrounds and characters a very old and dark fairytale-like design, and we have been greatly inspired by the Swedish painter John Bauer’s work throughout the development of the game.
We are a small company that currently consist of four dedicated members located in the Swedish coastal town of Karlshamn. We aspire to create intriguing and emotional games that cultivate the feelings and memories that computer games have given us throughout our lives. Our current focus is adventure games, a genre we all know and would love to be a part of.