a macalaus game

A poetic game about space-travel and the search for home

Release 2017 2018 for iOS

Little White Rocket is a minimalistic one touch game.

Exclusively written poems by award-winning poet Laurence O'Dwyer, with narration by Donal Gallagher of Asylum Productions theatre company.

A one-day enjoyment game*.

No in-app purchase.

Crafted in the lowlands of Holland in the tradition of Swedish melancholy.

* A one-day enjoyment game is designed to be played and completed in the little spaces and dreams that fall into each day. Enjoy the stillness and quiet of Little White Rocket's adventures and reach the end before you sleep.

And the winner is ...

Laurence O'Dwyer has won the prestigious Patrick Kavanagh Poetry Award 2016. He travelled to Iniskeen in Ireland to collect the award on Friday 30th of September but will be home soon to work with Little White Rocket and on some more projects.

Patrick Kavanagh Country

Patrick Kavanagh Centre Facebook page

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A Swede abroad

Macalaus is Magnus ”Malte” Olsson, a Swedish indie game developer living in Nijmegen, The Netherlands. Macalaus means incredible in Jämtska, a dialect in the northern Sweden. For the last 15 years he's been involved in developing games for different platforms for a national and international market. The current game project, Little White Rocket, is a collaboration with his friend, the Irish poet Laurence O'Dwyer. Narration by Donal Gallagher of Asylum Productions theatre company

Illustration by fantastic Leon Bolwerk

©Macalaus 2018