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Wooden Armor

Michael Halila 3 minute read

Did the ancient Finnic people use wooden armor?

The Forest

Michael Halila 4 minute read

Goblin Camp is set in a forest, and that’s no coincidence. Where Tolkien’s goblins were only really comfortable underground, and the goblins of the Warhammer...

Farming and Fertility

Michael Halila 5 minute read

We talked about farming in last month’s Devlog, and I thought I’d return to the subject from a design perspective. So I’m going to talk briefly about how far...

What is Finnic paganism?

Michael Halila 3 minute read

One of the key inspirations for Goblin Camp is Finnish or Finnic paganism. This is the ancient, pre-Christian culture of the people who would later become th...

Devlog #1: Slashing and Burning

Ilkka Halila 3 minute read

Hello, this is the first Goblin Camp devlog. We’ll post these devlogs every now and then to highlight some of the work we’ve been doing lately.

Haven’t I seen you guys before?

Michael Halila 3 minute read

You may well have! The original Goblin Camp appeared online in 2010 as a solo project by Ilkka Halila, now our CEO and CTO. Full disclosure: he is my younger...

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