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Trondheim, NOR
Professor Brochs gate 2
Trondheim, 7030, NOR


VP of Business & Marketing
Lead artist, Game designer
System Developer
Game Developer



Dirtybit was the first company to have success with a real-time multiplayer mobile game: Fun Run. The company has established itself as one of Norways most promising mobile start-ups. Fun Run was launched September 5th, 2012 and reached #1 in US Apple App Store on December 11th, 2012. From July 2013 Fun Run supports 8 different languages.

Dirtybit was founded in 2011 by the two students Erlend Haugsdal and Nicolaj Broby Petersen, from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU). The company consists of eight employees and are headquartered in Trondheim, Norway.

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Dirtybit screenshot
Above: Fun Run
Uploaded: 10/11/12


Fun Run
Launch DateSeptember 5, 2012

Fun Run is a free online real-time multiplayer game for iOS and Android smart phones and tablets. Download links: or search “funrun” in the store. You can be anywhere in the world and play with up to four players simultaneously. Compete with your friends or get matched with random players from around the world! It is one of the world’s first online real-time multiplayer games for smart phones and tablets.

Download Fun Run from Google Play and Apple App Store by searching for “funrun” in the store, or entering “” in your mobile browser.

Fun Run was originally created by 6 Norwegian students from NTNU and lauched September 5th 2011. Fun Run reached #1 in US Apple App Store on December 11th, 2012 and has all together been #1 in Apple App Store in 10 different countries. Fun Run has been downloaded 30 million times (August 2013).

Fun Run supports 8 different languages: Arabic, Chinese (Simplified), English, French, German, Japanese, Korean, and Spanish.

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Fun Run Fun Run Fun Run



Fun Run Trailer 2013


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