Gamasutra - Blogs http://gamasutra.com/blogs/ Lars Doucet's Blogs Wed, 23 Apr 2014 06:50:02 EDT en-us scarless@think-services.com (Simon Carless) An Algorithm for Discovering "Hidden Gems" - by Lars Doucet http://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://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://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://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://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://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://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://gamasutra.com/blogs/LarsDoucet/20140318/213407/Flash_is_dead_long_live_OpenFL.php Tue, 18 Mar 2014 12:26:00 EDT Procedural Death Jam! (Benefiting OpenGameArt) - by Lars Doucet http://gamasutra.com/blogs/LarsDoucet/20140303/212147/Procedural_Death_Jam_Benefiting_OpenGameArt.php Audio,Design,Programming,Art,Console/PC,Indie,Social/Online,Smartphone/Tablet We're running a game jam about Proceduralism and PermaDeath, and raising money for OpenGameArt.org http://gamasutra.com/blogs/LarsDoucet/20140303/212147/Procedural_Death_Jam_Benefiting_OpenGameArt.php Mon, 03 Mar 2014 04:30:00 EST Playing Defender's Quest with the Steam Controller - by Lars Doucet http://gamasutra.com/blogs/LarsDoucet/20140118/208868/Playing_Defenders_Quest_with_the_Steam_Controller.php Business/Marketing,Design,Console/PC,Indie I played Defender's Quest with the steam controller to see how well it works with mouse-heavy strategy games. It's pretty good! http://gamasutra.com/blogs/LarsDoucet/20140118/208868/Playing_Defenders_Quest_with_the_Steam_Controller.php Sat, 18 Jan 2014 02:42:00 EST