Gamasutra - Blogs http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/ Lars Doucet's Blogs Fri, 25 Jul 2014 02:45:19 EDT en-us scarless@think-services.com (Simon Carless) Will that crowdfunded game ever actually ship? - by Lars Doucet http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/LarsDoucet/20140721/221489/Will_that_crowdfunded_game_ever_actually_ship.php Business/Marketing,Design,Production,Console/PC,Serious,Indie,Social/Online,Smartphone/Tablet A simple "rule of thumb" for quick "smell-test" risk assessment of crowdfunded game projects. http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/LarsDoucet/20140721/221489/Will_that_crowdfunded_game_ever_actually_ship.php Mon, 21 Jul 2014 12:52:00 EDT Dear Adobe: Support Haxe, save your Tools - by Lars Doucet http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/LarsDoucet/20140624/219674/Dear_Adobe_Support_Haxe_save_your_Tools.php Business/Marketing,Programming,Production,Console/PC,Indie,Social/Online,Smartphone/Tablet In which I argue that Adobe can save the Flash ecosystem (and their tools business) by pivoting towards Open Source standards like Haxe. http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/LarsDoucet/20140624/219674/Dear_Adobe_Support_Haxe_save_your_Tools.php Tue, 24 Jun 2014 11:20:00 EDT An Algorithm for Discovering "Hidden Gems" - by Lars Doucet http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/LarsDoucet/20140417/215732/An_Algorithm_for_Discovering_quotHidden_Gemsquot.php Business/Marketing,Console/PC,Indie What if there was a way to mathematically detect games that have a lot of interest from a small niche, but haven't gotten the wider exposure they deserve yet? http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/LarsDoucet/20140417/215732/An_Algorithm_for_Discovering_quotHidden_Gemsquot.php Thu, 17 Apr 2014 01:51:00 EDT Nobuo Uematsu to work on Defender's Quest 2 - by Lars Doucet http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/LarsDoucet/20140402/214527/Nobuo_Uematsu_to_work_on_Defenders_Quest_2.php Business/Marketing,Design,Console/PC,Indie Legendary Final Fantasy composer Nobuo Uematsu will compose the main theme of Defender's Quest 2: Mists of Ruin. Details inside. http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/LarsDoucet/20140402/214527/Nobuo_Uematsu_to_work_on_Defenders_Quest_2.php Wed, 02 Apr 2014 11:03:00 EDT Defender's Quest 2 March Update - by Lars Doucet http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/LarsDoucet/20140327/213985/Defenders_Quest_2_March_Update.php Business/Marketing,Design,Programming,Production,Console/PC,Indie Some recent developments for our next game, Defender's Quest 2. http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/LarsDoucet/20140327/213985/Defenders_Quest_2_March_Update.php Thu, 27 Mar 2014 11:05:00 EDT Flash is dead, long live OpenFL! - by Lars Doucet http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/LarsDoucet/20140318/213407/Flash_is_dead_long_live_OpenFL.php Programming,Console/PC,Indie,Social/Online,Smartphone/Tablet I'm a 15-year flash veteran, sad to see it go. But I think OpenFL will rise from its ashes and take us places Flash never could! http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/LarsDoucet/20140318/213407/Flash_is_dead_long_live_OpenFL.php Tue, 18 Mar 2014 12:26:00 EDT