Gamasutra - Blogs http://gamasutra.com/blogs/ Lars Doucet's Blogs Tue, 25 Nov 2014 10:00:14 EST en-us scarless@think-services.com (Simon Carless) Steam Traffic Patterns Deep Dive - by Lars Doucet http://gamasutra.com/blogs/LarsDoucet/20141119/230553/Steam_Traffic_Patterns_Deep_Dive.php Business/Marketing,Production,Console/PC,Indie Let's analyze nearly 2 months of traffic patterns on "New Steam" http://gamasutra.com/blogs/LarsDoucet/20141119/230553/Steam_Traffic_Patterns_Deep_Dive.php Wed, 19 Nov 2014 04:17:00 EST Why are we releasing DQ1HD as a free upgrade? - by Lars Doucet http://gamasutra.com/blogs/LarsDoucet/20141113/230132/Why_are_we_releasing_DQ1HD_as_a_free_upgrade.php Business/Marketing,Production,Console/PC,Indie,Smartphone/Tablet Why we're releasing DQ1HD as a free content update and why Monument Valley is justified in NOT doing so. http://gamasutra.com/blogs/LarsDoucet/20141113/230132/Why_are_we_releasing_DQ1HD_as_a_free_upgrade.php Thu, 13 Nov 2014 02:41:00 EST Fixing Steam's User Rating Charts - by Lars Doucet http://gamasutra.com/blogs/LarsDoucet/20141006/227162/Fixing_Steams_User_Rating_Charts.php Business/Marketing,Design,Production,Console/PC,Indie Steam's "sort by user rating" is broken. Here's how to fix it. http://gamasutra.com/blogs/LarsDoucet/20141006/227162/Fixing_Steams_User_Rating_Charts.php Mon, 06 Oct 2014 04:15:00 EDT Brave NewSteam World - by Lars Doucet http://gamasutra.com/blogs/LarsDoucet/20140929/226679/Brave_NewSteam_World.php Business/Marketing,Design,Production,Console/PC,Indie NewSteam is upon us. Tails will be fatter, launches will be harder. Some good, some bad, net positive. http://gamasutra.com/blogs/LarsDoucet/20140929/226679/Brave_NewSteam_World.php Mon, 29 Sep 2014 01:05:00 EDT Optimizing Tower Defense for FOCUS and THINKING - Defender's Quest - by Lars Doucet http://gamasutra.com/blogs/LarsDoucet/20140923/226261/Optimizing_Tower_Defense_for_FOCUS_and_THINKING__Defenders_Quest.php Design,Console/PC,Indie Best practices for Tower Defense game design, as long as you share the same highly opinionated design goals as me. http://gamasutra.com/blogs/LarsDoucet/20140923/226261/Optimizing_Tower_Defense_for_FOCUS_and_THINKING__Defenders_Quest.php Tue, 23 Sep 2014 10:16:00 EDT Follow Your Dreams!...Or Maybe Don't. - by Lars Doucet http://gamasutra.com/blogs/LarsDoucet/20140820/223810/Follow_Your_DreamsOr_Maybe_Dont.php Business/Marketing,Design,Production,Console/PC,Indie Feelings on being a solid mid-level success in a world with predatory dream factories. http://gamasutra.com/blogs/LarsDoucet/20140820/223810/Follow_Your_DreamsOr_Maybe_Dont.php Wed, 20 Aug 2014 02:48:00 EDT