Event info

Games First Helsinki

With a ticket you’ll have free entry to Games First Helsinki on May 8th, 2018 at the Cable Factory, which includes snacks and dinner. Coffee and non-alcoholic drinks are also available during the event.

You can pick up your event badge at the registration booths at the venue starting at 12:00 on May 8th, and the program starts at 13:00. Also, you won’t be allowed back into the event area without your badge, so take good care of that thing if you decide to leave the area. You must be at least 18 years of age to attend the event.


12:00 Doors open
13:00 Welcome words
13:10 The constantly changing world of Game Design, Jon Hare
14:00 Card targeting in Clash Royale, Jarno Seppänen, Supercell
14:45 Break
15:15 From mod creator to creative director of PUGB, Brendan Green, PUBG
16:15 Chasing a genre defining hit, Nick Mansdorf, Space Ape Games
17:00 Break
17:30 Game Demos
18:40 Closing words
18:45 Dinner & party
23:00 Event ends


The address for the event:

Cable Factory, Merikaapelihalli, Door M1
Tammasaarenlaituri 5, 00180 Helsinki
Cable Factory, Merikaapelihalli, Door M1 Tammasaarenlaituri 5, 00180 Helsinki

The Cable Factory is located in the Ruoholahti district of Helsinki, which has excellent connections from all parts of the metropolitan area via metro train, bus, tram, or door-to-door with a taxi by calling +358 100 0700.


We recommend:

Holiday Inn Helsinki West – Ruoholahti
Sulhasenkuja 3, 00180 Helsinki
Tel: +358 9 4152 1000
10 min walk to Cable Factory & 30 min walk to city centre

Clarion Hotel Helsinki
Tyynenmerenkatu 2, 00220 Helsinki
Tel: +358 10 850 3820
20 min walk to Cable Factory & 20 min walk to city centre


Take a many photos as you’d like. Post away to your social networks. Just remember to respect others’ privacy and copyrights. Hashtags are really trendy. Ours is #GF18, so use that a lot. We’ll post official photos from this year’s event to our Games First Helsinki Facebook page. You can view last year’s pics there already.


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