Oscar Clark is a games design, discovery and monetisation consultant as well as Evangelist for Everyplay from Applifier which was recently acquired by Unity. He has been a pioneer in online, mobile and console social games services since 1998. He provided 'vision' for one of the first Online games communities (Wireplay - British Telecom); was global lead for games at Hutchison Whampoa (3UK) which included (perhaps) the first mobile in-App purchase; and was Home Architect for PlayStation®Home.
He is a regular columnist on PocketGamer.Biz and Develop-Online as well as being an outspoken speaker (and notorious hat wearer) at countless games conferences including GDC, Casual Connect, Game Connection and Develop on Games Design, Discovery and Monetisation. He is a Mentor for accelerator GameFounders and has guest lectured on Social Freemium Games Design.
"Games AS A Service: How Free To Play Design Can Make Better Games" has a companion website at http://www.gamesasaservice.net