Archives of LudoPlays

The Power of a Fortnight – Working Out How to Work Out

Based on the header you might think this is a text about Fortnite, the Battle Royale by Epic Games, and I’ve made a typo. I have not, I am actually and intentionally talking about fortnight. A time period of two weeks. Now that we have that out of the way I can get to my […]

Why Are Games Even a Thing?

One question that we get asked a lot, and I mean a lot-lot is why are games even a thing, why do we need them and what’s the use? Technically, that’s three questions but they’re all asking more or less the same thing. They’re valid questions, and I think we’ve gotten quite good at providing […]

Video Game Antiquities Alive

For gamers, and especially for game makers, it is vital to understand game history. Not only read about it, but actually experience it! Therefore, we house a sizable collection of both modern and vintage games. The collection spans from the 70s up to current releases. Maintaining such a collection doesn’t come without its problems, though. […]

Ready, Set… Write!

Creativity is a funny thing and it’s definitely something you can (and should!) practice and nurture. When I began at LudoCraft eight years ago, I found something that immediately struck my creative streak: NaNoWriMo – National Novel Writing Month. Or just NaNo which can affectionately mean the whole month or the novels created during that […]

To Ludum Dare or not to Ludum Dare

Ludum Dare is a competition, held three times a year, in which game developers all over the world aim to make a game fitting a given theme. The challenge is that you only have two days to finish your game and you get to know the theme of the game right before your 48 hours […]

Summertime Clashing – 5 Pro Tips for Winning in Clash Royale

It might seem weird that we would write an entire text about the best methods to win at a game that isn’t even made by us. However, when you make games for a living, it’s important to play games made by other people to gain perspective on your own work. This is also a view […]