the little snow maiden

So here it is - the end of 2014. A lot of stuff happened during this year, we learned a lot, gained some valuable experience. It’s hard to believe that just a year ago we thought that two of us can make a computer game consisting of one level in a span of few months. Now we have more than 10 people on our team, we imitate technologies that were used in production of Rayman Legends, we attended a few big conventions with our first demo, and we have 25 levels planned in our future game.

To be honest, just about a month ago we were standing at the crossroads. On the one hand, we really wanted to provide new demo level for you as soon as possible. On the other, the quality which we had in minds a year ago (keeping in mind our not-so-great “Floor is lava” level) was simply unacceptable. So in the end the quality won and release of our next demo level is delayed. Probably until May 2015, but I can’t guarantee anything. Updates will come out as soon as they are ready, so you are going to see them less frequent, but we do want to make them more fun and information-full.

That’s it for today, and we wish you a Happy New Year!

The Snow Maiden of Slavic Folklore: Magical Characters of Winter from Russia

Ded Moroz, translated to (Grand)father Frost, or Old Man Frost, is a legendary Slavic character that makes his rounds every holiday season. Along with his companion, Snegurochka (Snow Maiden), he brings delight to children as the two provide the little ones with gifts. The figure of Snow Maiden is one special addition that sets the story of Ded Moroz apart from similar icons and is essential to many winter holiday celebrations.

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