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Co-founder of Lost Decade Games, an independent game company focusing on HTML5.

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Posted by Matt Hackett on Thu, 09 Oct 2014 06:03:00 EDT in Business/Marketing, Console/PC, Indie
A Wizard's Lizard: an HTML5 game on Steam?! Yes, it's true! Here are the sales numbers.


Posted by Matt Hackett on Fri, 20 Dec 2013 11:20:00 EST in Business/Marketing, Production, Indie
HTML5 is a controversial development platform. So what's it like to actually work in it? Let's talk about what it was like making HTML5 games in 2013.


Posted by Matt Hackett on Wed, 21 Aug 2013 03:49:00 EDT in Business/Marketing, Console/PC
Crypt Run launched on Kickstarter July 12th and ended August 11th with 180% of its funding goal. Let's talk about what worked, what didn't, and lessons learned for future campaigns.


Posted by Matt Hackett on Fri, 19 Jul 2013 06:13:00 EDT in Business/Marketing, Console/PC
Crypt Run launched on Kickstarter exactly one week ago today. Here's a close look at how the week went and what kind of money the campaign managed to pull in.


Posted by Matt Hackett on Tue, 15 Jan 2013 04:49:00 EST in
Independent HTML5 game studio Lost Decade Games recently participated in The Escapist's Indie Speed Run, a 48-hour game jam. The result is Asylum Night, a mobile-friendly tower defense game that takes place in an insane asylum.


Posted by Matt Hackett on Sun, 09 Dec 2012 11:54:00 EST in Production, Console/PC
With the Nintendo's inclusion of its Webkit-based "Internet Browser" on its next-gen Wii U console, the potential to tap into a vast library of HTML5 games becomes a (distant) possibility.



Matt Hackett's Comments

Comment In: [Blog - 10/09/2014 - 06:03]

Development took place from April ...

Development took place from April 2013 to present, but we weren 't fulltime the entire duration we completed some contracts to fund development . Greg Love of Whippering put the most time into marketing, he 'd be happy to tell you more.

Comment In: [Blog - 08/14/2014 - 11:30]

Love it. Focus on your ...

Love it. Focus on your craft, ask why, always improve

Comment In: [News - 06/18/2014 - 03:32]

I can confirm the impact ...

I can confirm the impact of YouTubers, as our recent Steam launch A Wizard 's Lizard has been featured by NorthernLion: https://www.youtube.com/watch v SO8znLoLeQ0

Comment In: [Blog - 01/02/2014 - 02:43]

Good stuff Randy, I might ...

Good stuff Randy, I might look into this too. Kudos

Comment In: [Blog - 12/20/2013 - 11:20]

Thanks As Bryson mentioned, there ...

Thanks As Bryson mentioned, there 's html5gamedevs.com and some companies have their own offerings for one-stop HTML5 shops including buildnewgames.com Microsoft and html5hub.com Intel .

Comment In: [Blog - 12/12/2013 - 08:13]

Totally happy And poor. But ...

Totally happy And poor. But happy