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Lars Doucet's Blog   Expert Blogs

 

Lars A. Doucet is the Co-Founder of Level Up Labs, LLC, an independent game design studio based in Bryan, TX, and has a Master's degree in Visualization Sciences from Texas A&M University.

His latest project is the successful RPG/Tower Defense hybrid Defender's Quest.

In addition to his work at LUL, Lars has been a consultant who specializes in "Applied Gaming," an emerging field that uses game design and game technology for new uses both in and out of the entertainment sector.

Lars' applied gaming projects include Super Energy Apocalypse, in collaboration with the Houston Advanced Research Center, and CellCraft, through Wake Forest University and the MacArthur foundation.

Lars has also consulted for Rice University's Center for Technology in Teaching and Learning as well as various departments at Texas A&M University.

 

Expert Blogs

Posted by Lars Doucet on Mon, 23 Feb 2015 12:31:00 EST in Programming, Console/PC, Indie
Learning stenography for text input and programming, mostly for ergonomic reasons. A weird but interesting journey!


Posted by Lars Doucet on Tue, 17 Feb 2015 02:23:00 EST in Business/Marketing, Design, Programming, Production, Console/PC, Indie
The future of GameMaker, Open Source vs. Proprietary solutions, and risk.


Posted by Lars Doucet on Thu, 04 Dec 2014 03:55:00 EST in Business/Marketing, Production, Console/PC, Indie
A detailed analysis of Steam post-Discovery Update: wishlists, discovery, sales, traffic, and more.


Posted by Lars Doucet on Wed, 19 Nov 2014 04:17:00 EST in Business/Marketing, Production, Console/PC, Indie
Let's analyze nearly 2 months of traffic patterns on "New Steam"


Posted by Lars Doucet on Thu, 13 Nov 2014 02:41:00 EST in Business/Marketing, Production, Console/PC, Indie, Smartphone/Tablet
Why we're releasing DQ1HD as a free content update and why Monument Valley is justified in NOT doing so.


Posted by Lars Doucet on Mon, 06 Oct 2014 04:15:00 EDT in Business/Marketing, Design, Production, Console/PC, Indie
Steam's "sort by user rating" is broken. Here's how to fix it.



Lars Doucet's Comments

Comment In: [Blog - 02/23/2015 - 12:31]

Ah yeah I have some ...

Ah yeah I have some of those already, just a different brand. Is this one better than the regular kind

Comment In: [Blog - 02/17/2015 - 02:23]

How does GDevelop compare to ...

How does GDevelop compare to project ENIGMA

Comment In: [News - 02/17/2015 - 02:05]

2.0 is the new 10.0 ...

2.0 is the new 10.0

Comment In: [News - 02/16/2015 - 12:07]

There is PLENTY of precedent ...

There is PLENTY of precedent for things being purchased and then being neglected to death, regardless of intention. See: Autodesk. r n r n I 'm dominating this comment thread a wee bit too much, time to fade back into the ether

Comment In: [News - 01/28/2015 - 06:30]

Just to put some context ...

Just to put some context to this, this guy was a well-known economist before Valve hired him, which is actually WHY Valve hired him. So it 's not actually that out-of-the-blue that he got this position.

Comment In: [News - 01/15/2015 - 03:02]

Indeed Are there any other ...

Indeed Are there any other prominent premium mobile success stories like this, though