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Lars Doucet's Expert Blogs

Posted by Lars Doucet on Mon, 03 Dec 2018 08:50:00 EST in Business/Marketing, Design, Console/PC
A deep dive into Artifact's economy using the "four currencies" model, plus a fifth -- Skill!

Posted by Lars Doucet on Wed, 30 May 2018 04:00:00 EDT in Design, Programming, Console/PC, Indie
Porting our game to the Vita required lots of optimizations that helped all of our platforms. Read about what we did!

Posted by Lars Doucet on Tue, 27 Mar 2018 12:04:00 EDT in Design, Console/PC, Serious, Indie
I have Tourette's Syndrome and Narcolepsy. I made a game about them. It's kinda weird.

Posted by Lars Doucet on Thu, 01 Mar 2018 09:04:00 EST in Business/Marketing, Design, Production, Art, Console/PC, Indie
The Chrono Trigger "HD re-make" has all the same problems as FFV and FFVI. Let's talk about it.

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

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