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Olin Olmstead's Blog


I am a game designer, programmer, and writer running my own independent studio, Lit A.F. Games.

My favorite part about games is the wild, crazy, and out of the box game mechanics we see in games today. I hope to not only make these games myself, but take an analytical approach at these mechanics and why we love to play them so much.


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Posted by Olin Olmstead on Fri, 09 Nov 2018 12:47:00 EST in Design, Smartphone/Tablet
A detailed look at the game mechanics underlying Space Frontier 2

Posted by Olin Olmstead on Thu, 25 Oct 2018 10:19:00 EDT in Design, Smartphone/Tablet
This arena based io game has a very elegant difficulty curve. As the player conquers more territory, the game space shrinks, making the game more hectic!

Posted by Olin Olmstead on Mon, 15 Oct 2018 11:15:00 EDT in
A game design analysis for Lion Studios' chart topping mobile physics based puzzle game.