Spelpappan.se is a Swedish blog about computer games, roleplaying games, board games, Star Wars, and other retro stuff from my youth.

Most articles are in Swedish, but once in a while I translate them into English when I feel there is a broader interest for that particular subject. Feel free to contact me if you have more information on any subject I write about.

Creating Archon: the Board Game in a 3D-printer

10 november, 2013 av Jimmy Wilhelmsson 
This weekend I finally finished all pieces for my physical version of the digital board game, Archon, by Freefall Games to Atari 8-bit computers. I use the word finally, but the process has really been quite fast. Each...

This is how the cover art of Dungeon Master (1987) was made

26 september, 2013 av Jimmy Wilhelmsson 
Without any insight into the creation of game covers, it’s hard to really understand how much work they actually required back in the ’80s and ’90s. In my previous article about Defender of the Crown, I wrote about...

This is how the cover art of Defender of the Crown (1986) was made

5 augusti, 2013 av Jimmy Wilhelmsson 
Every now and then, I like to focus on game covers here on this site. I started with a series of articles in Swedish that I never finished (there will be a second part though), and I recently wondered why the classic...