Sunday, June 09, 2019

I Knew Brigit Had a Lot of Character: Fadó - the video game merging Irish myths with modern tech

From top left: St Patrick, Fionn Mac Cumhaill, St Bridget and Cú Chulainn

How fun is this?

Fadó: The video game merging Irish myths with modern tech

As a video game hero, St Patrick is certainly an untapped resource. 

So, too, is St Bridget, a figure who can be interpreted from Irish mythology as either a "very ancient, pre-Christian or even pre-human person who came to Ireland thousands of years ago", or as "a young woman working in the first millennium". 

That's according to Fionn Keeley, the Irish creator of Fadó, an independent role-playing game (RPG) based on the figures and legends of Irish mythology, including Fionn Mac Cumhaill, Cú Chulainn and - yes - the Salmon of Knowledge...

Updated / Monday, 3 Jun 2019 12:04

So begins Ryan's RTÉ article. Follow the link here, or on the title above to read the whole article.

Image: RPG characters by  Fadó

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