Jonatan Pöljö

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Jonatan Pöljö
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Real name

Jonatan Pöljö

Date of birth

February 5


3D artist




Known for

Creating the Eldpack

Twitter name


Minecraft name


Jonatan 'eldrone' Pöljö was a 3D artist at Mojang, who previously assisted with the development of 0x10c until its indefinite shelving. Prior to joining Mojang on September 28, 2012, Pöljö worked on a number of major titles for AAA developers, including Capcom Entertainment, Inc.

In addition to his game development, Pöljö was already recognized by the Minecraft community for his custom texture pack, the Eldpack.

He announced on December 15, 2016 that he would be leaving the company at the end of the year,[1] and handed in his badge on December 29.[2]

Games[edit | edit source]

  • Pixudoku
  • Terminator Salvation
  • Bionic Commando
  • Lead and Gold
  • Nuclear Dawn
  • Bionic Commando Rearmed 2
  • Elderlands
  • 0x10c (Cancelled)

References[edit | edit source]

  1. “Announcement: After 4 long years this will be my last one at Mojang. I'll be leaving at the end of the year to become an indie dev! (1/4)” – @eldrone, December 15, 2016
    “First I'll be helping out my friend at @siegegames. I'll also be making that game I've been promising forever that I'd get back to. (2/4)” – @eldrone, December 15, 2016
    “Sometimes you have to trade job security for creative freedom. I'm going to miss everyone so much! (3/4)” – @eldrone, December 15, 2016
    “This also means I won't be seeing you all at GDC next year. Sorry! :( (4/4)” – @eldrone, December 15, 2016
  2. “Handing in my badge!” – @eldrone, December 29, 2016