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.
Let Final Fantasy V's recent "HD remake" be a cautionary tale. We lay out some best practices for HD remakes from our own experiences.
Flash is supposedly down for the count. But what's going to replace it?
Getting the open-source Haxe/OpenFL stack running on consoles! Originally presented at WWX 2015 (World Wide Haxe Conference) in Paris, France.
Donations won't work, mods are cool, let's figure this out.
It's very hard to do rich, frequent updates to let our fans know we're not dead. So we made the computers do that for us.
Learning stenography for text input and programming, mostly for ergonomic reasons. A weird but interesting journey!
[News - 05/09/2013 - 02:12]
I get an SQL error ...
I get an SQL error at the top when I try to click through to watch this video. Anyone else seeing this
[Blog - 11/06/2015 - 01:19]
Exactly this, especially as all ...
Exactly this, especially as all the other research on the topic suggests that just as the App Economy is growing exponentially year on year , so has the cost of user acquisition.
[News - 10/19/2015 - 04:10]
I shall post my reply ...
I shall post my reply in the form of an article: r nhttp://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/LarsDoucet/20150428/242178/Mods Salutary Neglect and Storks.php r n r nTL DR r n r n1 Donations do not, can not, will not work. r n2 The anti paid mod side has some good points r n3 THe anti paid ...
[News - 10/19/2015 - 08:03]
[News - 10/16/2015 - 10:39]
Cue everybody 's Nintendo rep ...
Cue everybody 's Nintendo rep being swamped by requests and a stern reminder about the meaning of NDA 's sent to the suspected leaker
[News - 10/08/2015 - 03:24]