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Member Spotlight – Helgard

A solo game developer from Ireland, Helgard has been a member of GameDev Market since April 2018 and released their first game in March 2020, which you can find out more about below.


GDM Username: Helgard

Name or Nickname: Helgard

Age: 54

Country: Ireland

Developer, Asset Creator or are you a bit of both?:   Solo game developer

Full Time, Part Time or Hobby?:  Full Time

How long have you been doing this?: 7 years

What made you become a dev/artist?: 

The desire to do something creative that might make enough money to also allow me to eat.

Favourite software/tools to use?: 

Unity, Mudbox, Substance, Corel Photopaint

What’s one tip you would give to someone starting out?:   

Have fun

How do you promote your work (games or assets)?:  

Online, in forums, website and Youtube

What project are you working on now?:  

I’ve been working on my own game, Into The Valley, which was released on 2nd March

Any completed projects/work you want to promote?:

Into The Valley is available on Steam

And finally, favourite game ever & why?:   

Fallout 2 (play freedom), Deus Ex (the original)


You can find Helgard’s website here –

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