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Solid Clouds

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Solid Clouds
IndustryComputer and video games
Interactive entertainment
Founded2013; 6 years ago (2013) in Reykjavík, Iceland
FounderStefán Gunnarsson
Stefán Þór Björnsson
Headquarters,
Number of employees
15 (2018)
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Solid Clouds is a Icelandic video game developer located in Reykjavík, Iceland. It was founded in 2013 by Stefán Gunnarsson and Stefán Þór Björnsson.[1] In 2013, Solid Clouds began development on Starborne using the Unity engine it is a combination of 4X and Massively multiplayer online real-time strategy game.[2][3]

History[edit | edit source]

Foundation[edit | edit source]

Solid Clouds was established in 2013 by co-founders Stefán Gunnarsson, a recent graduate in computer science from Reykjavík University, and Stefán Þór Björnsson of Íslandsbanki. Gunnarson sought to develop what he perceived as a potentially untapped market within games, a combination of 4X games like Civilization and Master of Orion with the Massively multiplayer online real-time strategy game experience of games like Travian. Solid Clouds has secured both private and public funding in its foundational years with the largest round in January of 2018.[4]

Awards and recognition[edit | edit source]

Solid Clouds was selected for the Nordic Showcase 2016 at the annual Slush conference.[5] Development of Starbone has received favorable coverage by video game press for its sixth[6] and seventh[7] alpha development rounds.

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Citations[edit | edit source]

  1. "Northlandsquare Iceland". Northlandsquare. Retrieved June 24, 2016.
  2. "Crunchbase".
  3. "Venturebeat". Venturebeat. Retrieved May 16, 2018.
  4. "NorthStack Raisee $2.5". NorthStack. Retrieved January 8, 2018.
  5. "NorthStack Rvs and Solid Clouds".
  6. "'Starborne'". Worthplaying. Retrieved May 18, 2017.
  7. "Multiplayer Game". PC Gamer. Retrieved October 16, 2017.

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