Solstice Episode 5, 4/4 Is Out

Hi, The latest news from Calaval: Episode 5, 4/4: “Enormity of Souls” Thank you, my good readers so very much. Without your support, this project couldn’t go on. Have a great summer! Jan P.S. The prologue story will be on summer hiatus from 24th of June until 25th of August. Please …

Site Upgrade, Solstice Festival Picture and Episode 5, 2/4

Hello, friends. As you may have noticed, we have upgraded the site a little. I hope you like this new look. Also, Tommi Pesonen drew another wonderful work of fantasy for the story. This one featuring the Starpole village Summer Solstice celebration is just incredible. Please check it out here …

Pre-Midsummer Story Spree and the Summer Hiatus

Hi. A new part is out again. You can find it here: Episode 4, 1/2 Next I’ll have to make a confession. I had planned on writing somewhat less before the Midsummer and also publishing more material earlier. Since the plans changed, I found myself with enough material for five or …

Art Upgrade for the Prologue Story

Hello, everyone. I am happy to tell you that the talented artist Tommi Pesonen has agreed to draw some art for the prelude story. Check out this magnificent illustration showing Talvikki at work in the first episode. We hope to eventually change all the stock images into actual art. It …

The ARG Aspect of Otherkin

The story of Otherkin comes alive through a mobile gaming application. The game will have aspects resembling Alternate Reality Gaming (ARG). By definition an ARG is “an interactive networked narrative that uses the real world as a platform and uses transmedia storytelling to deliver a story that may be altered by players’ …

More of the Prologue is Here – Check Out Part 3

It is an entirely new kind of challenge. Now that the world of Calaval is running and so many things are happening so quickly it’s hard to keep up with… Where should we be? Whom to observe? Whose perspective is relevant? There are so many stories to tell and we can …

Otherkin Photo Shoot on May 17th

We chose the Scandinavian Bronze Age as main setting for the story of Otherkin for a number of reasons. Firstly we wanted the world to be something different than just your standard off-the-shelf sword and sorcery. Still, we understood that working with something entirely unique would be extremely challenging. Without …