Gamasutra - Blogs http://gamasutra.com/blogs/ Alistair Doulin's Blogs Fri, 24 Oct 2014 02:50:39 EDT en-us scarless@think-services.com (Simon Carless) The Indie Content Problem - by Alistair Doulin http://gamasutra.com/blogs/AlistairDoulin/20140709/220553/The_Indie_Content_Problem.php Design,Production,Console/PC,Indie How do indie game developers with small teams create enough content to engage players for a reasonable length of time? I discuss possible solutions to this problem and would like to hear other people's thoughts. http://gamasutra.com/blogs/AlistairDoulin/20140709/220553/The_Indie_Content_Problem.php Wed, 09 Jul 2014 12:10:00 EDT Why Facebook Buying Oculus Is Positive - by Alistair Doulin http://gamasutra.com/blogs/AlistairDoulin/20140326/213923/Why_Facebook_Buying_Oculus_Is_Positive.php Business/Marketing,Console/PC,Social/Online,VR Facebook just announced they will be acquiring Oculus for $2B. The internet is ablaze with almost unanimous displeasure about this announcement and I’d like to dig into why, despite an initial surprised reaction, I am happy about this acquisition. http://gamasutra.com/blogs/AlistairDoulin/20140326/213923/Why_Facebook_Buying_Oculus_Is_Positive.php Wed, 26 Mar 2014 06:51:00 EDT How We Use Unity - by Alistair Doulin http://gamasutra.com/blogs/AlistairDoulin/20140319/213515/How_We_Use_Unity.php Indie How we are using Unity for our 4th game. The 3rd party tools we use and how we lay out our projects. http://gamasutra.com/blogs/AlistairDoulin/20140319/213515/How_We_Use_Unity.php Wed, 19 Mar 2014 12:03:00 EDT Going Free To Play - by Alistair Doulin http://gamasutra.com/blogs/AlistairDoulin/20140309/212668/Going_Free_To_Play.php Business/Marketing,Indie Have you thought about making a Free To Play game? What is the current landscape of F2P? This post outlines the step from paid to Free To Play in our upcoming game, Battle Group 2 and how we (as Indie's) are planning to compete. http://gamasutra.com/blogs/AlistairDoulin/20140309/212668/Going_Free_To_Play.php Sun, 09 Mar 2014 08:11:00 EDT Video Game Industry Predictions 2013 - by Alistair Doulin http://gamasutra.com/blogs/AlistairDoulin/20130101/184235/Video_Game_Industry_Predictions_2013.php Production,Console/PC Well, the world didn't end (of course) so it's time to look to the next twelve months and predict what we might see in 2013. Here are my predictions for the video game industry in 2013. http://gamasutra.com/blogs/AlistairDoulin/20130101/184235/Video_Game_Industry_Predictions_2013.php Tue, 01 Jan 2013 08:15:00 EST Battle Group: A Postmortem - by Alistair Doulin http://gamasutra.com/blogs/AlistairDoulin/20130101/184225/Battle_Group_A_Postmortem.php Production,Indie A run down of what went right and wrong with the release of Battle Group. From perfect score reviews to critical bugs on day one. How we released a game on four platforms simultaneously. http://gamasutra.com/blogs/AlistairDoulin/20130101/184225/Battle_Group_A_Postmortem.php Tue, 01 Jan 2013 02:08:00 EST