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Doctor Ludos is an indie/amateur Game Designer. During the day, he designs professional videogames (mostly Serious Games), while during the night he creates experimental entertainement videogames as an amateur. He is a member of Ludoscience (, an associative R&D laboratory dedicated to the study of videogames.



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Posted by Doctor Ludos on Mon, 04 May 2015 01:51:00 EDT in Design, Indie
The post-mortem of Weapon Regulator, a LudumDare game where you seize unconventional (i.e. illegal) weapons on a battlefield. How did I end up designing a game on the theme "an unconventional weapon" where the player doesn't use any weapon?

Posted by Doctor Ludos on Wed, 30 Apr 2014 01:47:00 EDT in Design, Console/PC
20 years before the Xbox, Microsoft created a video game tied to one of their computer mouse model: BOA. Let's dig into the odd history of this unknown game...

Posted by Doctor Ludos on Tue, 07 Jan 2014 01:17:00 EST in Design, Production, Indie, Smartphone/Tablet, Mobile Games
Game ideas can strike us when we are excepting it the least. For the last LudumDare competition, I got my game idea when washing my dishes. Hence, this game is about people sharing a fork in a restaurant. Here is its postmortem.

Doctor Ludos's Comments

Comment In: [Blog - 05/15/2015 - 01:01]

Thanks a lot for this ...

Thanks a lot for this post-mortem, it 's very interesting Your co-working space seems to organize one of the best real-world LD gathering, too bad I live too far way Europe to attend it : . r n r nRegarding ice breaker game, here is one I 've been using ...

Comment In: [Blog - 05/12/2015 - 01:39]

Excellent article, very valid points ...

Excellent article, very valid points made here :

Comment In: [Blog - 04/29/2015 - 01:51]

I loved the original game, ...

I loved the original game, it 's going to be a challenge for you to capture the unique feeling of this game : r n r nI like the art style you chose, however, in the current video, the kart seems a bit like floating over the track - maybe ...

Comment In: [Blog - 05/01/2015 - 12:36]

Excellent, thanks for sharing : ...

Excellent, thanks for sharing : r n r nFanta Bob are among the 1st youtubers in France, which explains the huge impact on your sales : r n r nCongrats on creating the game and on your success

Comment In: [Blog - 04/02/2015 - 01:16]

Thanks for sharing this, the ...

Thanks for sharing this, the story behind Out There is almost as interesting as the one inside the game : r n r nWhat tools / engine did you use to build the game And how were you able to unassemble your game exe to continue working on it after ...

Comment In: [Blog - 03/20/2015 - 01:54]

Thanks so much for sharing ...

Thanks so much for sharing this - one of the best post I 've ever read And thanks also to people who shared their experiences in the comments. r n r nI 'm in my thirties and no kids yet, but we are talking about it. A part of me ...