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The Fantasy Art of Heroes of Kalevala

Choose your favorite hero and lead your tribe towards a bright new future in the lands of Kalevala. Exciting Match 3 gameplay, powerful hero powerups, and an extensive village building game provide hours of exciting new entertainment. Experience hand-made levels featuring unique gameplay, like lock bomb combos and tar fights. Build your own village from scratch and see how it starts to thrive and produce wealth in Heroes of Kalevala. Heroes of Kalevala is a match-3 game that draws on various elements of Finnish mythology (but does not follow any particular story in that mythos). Over the course of the game, the player will attract the attention of various "heroes" (some of which are gods in Finnish mythology) to help them complete match-3 games. Our slideshow below has the fantasy art / game art of these characters, as well as the antagonist Louhi, an evil witch.

Here is a list of heroes, gods, and characters featured in the game, and a summary of their roles in Finnish Mythology. For the game, their powers and themes have been re-visioned in a way that is relevant to a match-3 game.

  • Ahti (or Ahto), god of the depths, giver of fish.
  • Ilmarinen, the great smith, maker of heaven. Designed the Sampo mill of fortune. Originally a male spirit of air.
  • Lemminkäinen (Ahti Saarelainen, Kaukomieli), a brash hero.
  • Louhi, the matriarch of Pohjola, hostess of the Underworld.
  • Tapio, the god of the forest.
  • Tuoni, the personification of Death.
  • Ukko ("old man") the god of the sky and thunder, related to Thor (Estonian Taara).
  • Väinämöinen ("Wainamoinen" in the game), the old and wise man, who possessed a potent, magical voice. The central character in Finnish folklore and he is the main character in the Kalevala.
  • Vellamo ("Wellamo" in the game), the wife of Ahti, goddess of the sea, lakes and storms.

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