2018-10-20, Game Quarter
"Many of us have dreamed of becoming a game developer and for most of us it remains a dream. Not only is making videogames pretty tough, but many even after completing an education do not know where to start. That is why Spelkollektivet was founded in Sweden."
2018-10-20, The Indie Toaster
"After years of planning, the team at Spelkollektivet unveiled the world’s largest co-living and co-working space for indie game developers. Thanks to the support of the Swedish government, the start-up is planning to host up to 80 people at a time in the heart of Southern Sweden. The project was originally born in 2014 and relies on cooperation among its participants as well as state funding to survive."
"Spelkollektivet has packed up and moved to Attendo's old premises in Väckelsång."
2018-09-20, Sveriges Radio
"Spelkollektivet in Fridafors has long wanted new premises to be able to grow. Now they are doing it and are thus leaving Fridafors for bigger premises in Väckelsång."
2018-09-05, Extraliv Podcast
"In this episode of Extraliv we got to hear histories about how gamers and game developers chosen to isolate themselves to achieve their dreams and what opportunities and consequenses it has lead to."
2018-07-30, Dagens Industri
"In an old school in the middle of the woods game developers from the whole world gather to create, collaborate and take a break from their jobs at the industry giants."
"In this weeks episode of Spelskaparna you will get to hear about Spelkollektivet that is located in the small village Fridafors. Here in the woods people gather from all over the world to achieve their dreams to make games. As a resident you get food prepared and access to gym, jacuzzi and office space."
2018-04-24, Blekinge Läns Tidning
"Fridafors grows with Spelkollektivet"
2018-04-04, Sveriges Radio
"Spelkollektivet in Fridafors south of Ryd is planning to grow heavily. Today 10 game developers works in the collective, but now they want to grow to 60 game developers. In Fridafors there is less than 200 inhabitants."
"They are creating a game mecka in an rural area"
2018-03-01, Firestarter Community Magazine #3
"What is there in Fridafors except Spelkollektivet? Nothing."
"Fridafors a mecka for game developers"
2017-06-30, Sveriges Radio
"In a few months the future games might be created in Fridafors. In the old school a group is renting out rooms to game developers from all over the world in something the call Spelkollektivet."