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GDC 2011: Angry birds, happy Finns

Posted on by Ville Miettinen

… studios.

Finland has the second most active International Game Developers Association ( IGDA ) chapter in the world. When we founded IGDA in Finland our meetings were usually just an informal drink with friends. Now between 150 and 200 people show up. (Those of us on the Board in no way attribute this attendance to the fact that the beer is sponsored by local games companies.)

Games are now by far our biggest cultural export – ahead of movies, music and theatre. Finnish studios …

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