Samson Wiklund

Game Designer, scripter, problem solver and feel engineer.

{

Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try Again. Fail again. Fail better.

– Samuel Beckett

Projects

Witchcraft and Potions

Slice, brew, grind and stir magical ingredients to create a plethora of potions for your local villagers!

You are the town witch, helping your neighbours with ointments and spells. Complete orders in time and by the recipe for a big tip!

Made in 4 weeks in Unreal 4 at Futuregames 2017.

  • Gameplay mechanics
  • Concept
  • Unreal Blueprinting
  • Particle Effects
Go to Project

Pick Your Potion

VR title developed for Oculus Rift + Touch

A 4 week project in VR for a team of 10 with no previous VR experience.

Skylar & Plux: Adventure on Clover island

Released March 2017 for PC and Consoles

“[A] Passionate homage to the 3D platformers of our youth. Go on an action packed adventure, collect gadgets helping you explore a beautiful paradise and save it from destruction.”

I worked on Level Design for Downloadable Content.

High Octane Ocean Speedrunning

Race the ocean floor in Turbotrout. Avoid mines and rocks, gain speed through eating luminous jellyfish, harvesting their bio-luminescence into raw engine power!

Made in 9 days in Unreal 4 at Futuregames 2016.

  • Gameplay mechanics
  • Movement
  • Concept
  • Unreal Blueprinting
Go to Project

TurboTrout

Speed running game for PC

A 9 day project by 8 people without game creation experience.

Curriculum Vitae

Chairperson

Diversi

2016-present

Chairperson of the Swedish game industry diversity organization.

Game Historian

Sveriges Radio P3

2011-2014

Wrote and recorded video game history segment for Swedish Public Radio.

Editor

IGN.com Sweden

2014-present

Writer, reviewer and editor.

Editor, frontend dev

Svampriket.se

2011-2013

Writer, reviewer, editor, podcaster and front-end developer

Template Dev

Compost Marketing AB

2012-present

Design and code templates for online marketing material and tools.

Template Dev

Timecut AB

2011-2012

Design and code templates for print marketing material and tools.

Host, web & graphics

Spelhjälpen

2015-present

Host and help arrange Swedens biggest charity livestream for games, Spelhjälpen.

Skills

Engine experience

N

Unreal 4

N

Unity 5

N

Construct

N

Game Maker

Languages

N

C#

N

C++

N

JAVA

N

JavaScript

N

HTML5

N

PHP

Other

N

Adobe Photoshop

N

Adobe Illustrator

N

Adobe Premiere

N

Adobe After Effects