Mellow Online

SteamWatch Writer

I'm the writer of the GreenWatch series here on TechRaptor. When I'm not researching into the latest news centered around Steam and it's developers and community, I tend to be playing RPGs and/or multiplayer titles.


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SteamWatch – Developers Talk About the State of Steam and Steam Direct

As part of SteamWatch’s year-end retrospective, I sat down with three different developers to discuss the change from Steam Greenlight to Steam Direct and their experiences with both systems. The…

steamwatch 30 12 2017

SteamWatch – A Steam Retrospective

Valve’s Steam platform has been able to successfully stand as one of the pioneers of PC gaming ever since its launch in 2003., presenting itself as one of the easiest…

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[Updated] SteamWatch – Controversy Erupts After “The Key to Home” Gets Removed From Steam

Update: Originally, the article included an email exchange between the publisher and Valve. While we were originally given permission to use the exchange, the publisher requested for it to be…

SteamWatch Supermarket Tycoon

[Updated] SteamWatch – Indie Game Receives DMCA Takedown Prior to Steam Release

Update 2: After publication, a representative claiming to represent both the trademark holder and a third party developer (which we have since disproved) reached out to us with conditions of an…

SteamWatch 30 07 2017

SteamWatch 30/07/2017 – Legal Threats, Content Controversy, Censorship and More!

Before I get into this week’s SteamWatch, I do want to quickly mention a story that won’t be covered this week as I feel like it has already been excellently…

SteamWatch 16 07 2017

SteamWatch 16/07/2017 – Social Interaction Trainer Controversy, Price Raising, Disagreements and more!

Welcome to the revitalized GreenWatch, now known as SteamWatch. In these series of articles, we look at the week’s news regarding Steam’s indie scene, developers, and games, all information-based to…

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GreenWatch 22/05/2017 – Digital Homicide Return, Lord Kres, Fur Fun and more!

For those discovering GreenWatch for the first time, GreenWatch is an ongoing series held on both TechRaptor and Digital Homicides covering anything going on with developers/groups/users in the Steam/Steam Greenlight…

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GreenWatch 19/04/2017 – Russian Update, Key Revokes and More

Welcome back to GreenWatch, where we take a look at events happening on Steam’s store. This week we have developments around the Russian Site Network, new developers removed from the…

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GreenWatch 05/03/2017 – Trademark Claims, Game Removals, Fur Fun and More!

For those discovering GreenWatch for the first time, GreenWatch is an ongoing series held on both TechRaptor and Digital Homicides covering anything going on with developers/groups/users in the Steam/Steam Greenlight…

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GreenWatch 26/02/2017 – Lawsuit dismissals, Greenlight Sketchiness, Suspicious Writers, and more!

UPDATE: Regarding the “World of Darkness Has a Harasser for a Writer” story. An article came out on the developer’s blog regarding the accusations about Zak Smith. In the blog…