Juhana Pettersson is a Finnish novelist and a larp and roleplaying game designer.
His first novel Sokerisamurai was published in 2013, his second Tuhannen viillon kuolema on 2017. His other books include Roolipelimanifesti and the roleplaying games Ikuisuuden laakso and Tsernobyl, rakastettuni.
His best known larps are the experimental games Luminescence (with Mike Pohjola) and Täydellinen ihminen (with Jaakko Stenros), the Palestinian-Finnish larp Halat hisar (as a producer and writer in a larger team) and the Vampire: the Masquerade -based End of the Line (with Bjarke Pedersen and Martin Ericsson), Enlightenment in Blood and Parliament of Shadows (with Maria Pettersson and Bjarke Pedersen).
His work has been featured in Helsingin Sanomat, Yle, Voima, Libero, Strada, MT3’s Kymmenen uutiset, Etelä-Suomen Sanomat, Länsi-Suomi, Turun Sanomat, Ilkka, Kaleva, Metro, Kulttuurivihkot, Der Spiegel, Libération and the Guardian.