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Lars Doucet's Expert Blogs

Posted by Lars Doucet on Fri, 19 Jan 2018 11:25:00 EST in Business/Marketing, Production, Console/PC
I get lot of pitches for "Steam competitors". 99% are doomed to failure, the majority before they even start.


Posted by Lars Doucet on Wed, 06 Dec 2017 04:11:00 EST in Design, Console/PC, Indie
"Getting Over It" is the kind of game I would never make, it's super painful and not my thing at all, and I love it.


Posted by Lars Doucet on Fri, 27 Oct 2017 05:58:00 EDT in Business/Marketing, Design, Production, Console/PC, Indie, Social/Online
Over 220 Steam developers share their thoughts on the platform.


Posted by Lars Doucet on Wed, 19 Jul 2017 10:54:00 EDT in Business/Marketing
All of the major game stores (Steam, GOG, Origin, Uplay, itch, etc) serve different groups at the same time, many of which have competing interests.


Posted by Lars Doucet on Tue, 09 May 2017 03:00:00 EDT in Business/Marketing, Production, Indie
75% of indie games make almost nothing. What else can you learn by playing "fantasy football" with indie games on Steam?


Posted by Lars Doucet on Tue, 07 Mar 2017 10:20:00 EST in Business/Marketing, Production, Console/PC, Indie
I've always known there was an undiscovered batch of players eager for indie games. Well, I found them: they're in China


Posted by Lars Doucet on Wed, 25 Jan 2017 04:01:00 EST in Design, Programming, Console/PC, Indie
Did you know you that Playstation and XBox controllers are now also "Steam Controllers?" It's all thanks to the Steam Controller Configurator.


Posted by Lars Doucet on Tue, 03 Jan 2017 05:08:00 EST in Business/Marketing, Console/PC, Indie
Steam just launched Discovery Update 2.0, and it's been a long road getting there. We provided five years of detailed stats & graphs on how it's changed.


Posted by Lars Doucet on Wed, 12 Oct 2016 04:31:00 EDT in Design, Programming, Console/PC, Indie
An update on the newest improvements and features for the Steam Controller.


Posted by Lars Doucet on Wed, 10 Aug 2016 05:48:00 EDT in Design, Console/PC, Indie
Rusty game mechanics will annoy your players. Let's find out how to improve user experience by sanding off rough edges and applying game design "Oil."


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