Gamasutra - Blogs http://gamasutra.com/blogs/ Laura Bularca's Blogs Sat, 29 Nov 2014 04:50:16 EST en-us scarless@think-services.com (Simon Carless) Crunching Steam Curators - by Laura Bularca http://gamasutra.com/blogs/LauraBularca/20141009/227351/Crunching_Steam_Curators.php Business/Marketing,Console/PC,Indie I spent today taking a closer look at Steam Curators. Here are my findings. http://gamasutra.com/blogs/LauraBularca/20141009/227351/Crunching_Steam_Curators.php Thu, 09 Oct 2014 06:01:00 EDT Women are too hard to animate - by Laura Bularca http://gamasutra.com/blogs/LauraBularca/20140613/219225/Women_are_too_hard_to_animate.php Design,Console/PC,Indie,Social/Online,Smartphone/Tablet During this year's E3, Ubisoft stated that they will not add a playable female character in Assasin's Creed Unity because "Women are too hard to animate". This post is, however, not about Ubisoft. http://gamasutra.com/blogs/LauraBularca/20140613/219225/Women_are_too_hard_to_animate.php Fri, 13 Jun 2014 03:59:00 EDT Of money, games and trust - by Laura Bularca http://gamasutra.com/blogs/LauraBularca/20140404/214804/Of_money_games_and_trust.php Business/Marketing,Indie The act of buying, and especially the act of buying entertainment (like games), is a constant vote towards the world we want to live in, whether we like it or not. http://gamasutra.com/blogs/LauraBularca/20140404/214804/Of_money_games_and_trust.php Fri, 04 Apr 2014 04:14:00 EDT Know Inc. Post Mortem: Games can be about more - by Laura Bularca http://gamasutra.com/blogs/LauraBularca/20140209/210357/Know_Inc_Post_Mortem_Games_can_be_about_more.php Indie,Smartphone/Tablet How a small team of three managed to promote valuable information and fact checking by launching a game for Windows Phone 8. http://gamasutra.com/blogs/LauraBularca/20140209/210357/Know_Inc_Post_Mortem_Games_can_be_about_more.php Sun, 09 Feb 2014 04:58:00 EST Women, make games! - by Laura Bularca http://gamasutra.com/blogs/LauraBularca/20131211/206709/Women_make_games.php Production,Indie There is a lot of talk about women in games, but one topic is not nearly debated enough: why are there so few women indie game creators? As a woman myself, this is my try to introspect my own excuses, scold and lecture myself, and call for friends! http://gamasutra.com/blogs/LauraBularca/20131211/206709/Women_make_games.php Wed, 11 Dec 2013 02:30:00 EST My Simple Take On Gamification - by Laura Bularca http://gamasutra.com/blogs/LauraBularca/20111012/89983/My_Simple_Take_On_Gamification.php Business/Marketing,Serious As a game maker with a software development background, I see gamification as the added value of making any kind of computer applications - and particularly game development tools - easy to use and fun! http://gamasutra.com/blogs/LauraBularca/20111012/89983/My_Simple_Take_On_Gamification.php Wed, 12 Oct 2011 11:51:00 EDT