Heidi Rautalahti

Postdoc at Aalto University, qualitative game experience research on horror and creepy games

Interested in extraordinary/otherwordly gaming experiences and how to design them.
Phd on meaningful game experiences and talk about religion in games and with gamers. Published papers on similar topics and how religion is represented in games. Published an independent Finnish Cultural Foundation funded game project Runo (2021) with the Runo game collective, roles in writing, ideation and producing. Runo is a adventure puzzle game inspired by cultural heritage and folklore.