Who

Juhana Pettersson is a Finnish novelist, tv producer, journalist and game designer.

His first novel Sokerisamurai (Into) was published in 2013. His other books include Roolipelimanifesti (Like, 2005) and a roleplaying game called Ikuisuuden laakso (PRS, 2009). He edited a collection of roleplaying games called Unelma Keltaisesta kuninkaasta ja muita tanskalaisia roolipelejä with Kristoffer Apollo and Tobias Wrigstad (PRS, 2011) and a collection of articles about Nordic roleplaying culture called States of Play: Nordic Larp Around the World (PRS, 2012).

He’s the producer of the videogame tv-show Tilt and the director of publishing at Pohjoismaisen roolipelaamisen seura, a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting Nordic roleplaying culture. He was the editor in chief of the roleplaying magazine Roolipelaaja from 2007 until 2009. He has worked as the assistant editor-in-chief at the left wing arts magazine Kulttuurivihkot, and as a contributing editor at the pan-Nordic roleplaying magazine Playground.

He has written for publications such as Helsingin Sanomat, Image, Veli, City, Voima, Kumppani, Libero and Ylioppilaslehti, and also did some work for the now defunct indie tv station ATV.

He has studied at the University of Helsinki and at Studio national des arts contemporains le Fresnoy. He lives in Helsinki, Finland.

Death threats, Nigerian business opportunities and other forms of feedback may be directed at tappouhkaus@gmail.com.

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