Tobias Bjarneby

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Tobias Bjarneby
OccupationMagazine writer
Years active1990–

Tobias Bjarneby was born in 1974 in Stockholm. He is one of Sweden's most noted video game magazine writers. [1] [2] He was the editor in chief of Super POWER magazine (renamed Super Play in 1996) from 1993 to December 2004 and has written for Aftonbladet . Earlier, he worked for Nintendomagasinet. Currently he is the editor in chief of Level. He has advocated for public acceptance of gaming as a fashionable lifestyle rather than a geek activity.

He also wrote and directed the indie video game 198X , which was released in June, 2019. 198X features a collection of retro arcade-style minigames inside a nostalgic coming of age narrative. [3] [4] [5]

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