Lars Doucet's Expert Blogs
Playing a game with unclear mechanics is like peering through a dirty, smudged window. This calls for some Windex!
Four new competitors have emerged to take on Steam: Epic, Discord, Kartridge, and RobotCache. Let's see how they stack up.
A deep dive into Artifact's economy using the "four currencies" model, plus a fifth -- Skill!
Porting our game to the Vita required lots of optimizations that helped all of our platforms. Read about what we did!
I have Tourette's Syndrome and Narcolepsy. I made a game about them. It's kinda weird.
The Chrono Trigger "HD re-make" has all the same problems as FFV and FFVI. Let's talk about it.
I get lot of pitches for "Steam competitors". 99% are doomed to failure, the majority before they even start.
"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.
Over 220 Steam developers share their thoughts on the platform.
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.
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