Discord is great for so many things, but we usually think of it in relation to just talking to friends. However, many game companies have decided to connect with players on Discord to better engage with them. In this article, we'll be looking at a few of the games that utilize Discord servers to benefit players of the game.
We actually have an interview for our first game, Planetoid Pioneers. This is a "physics-driven Metroidvania-like" game that offers funny physics-based exploration. The developer of the game was kind enough to tell us about how their team uses Discord to connect with players directly.
DD: Why did you decide to make a Discord server for your game? What were you hoping to get out of it?
PP: We actually started out with a Slack server in which we started creating a community there. Then decided to transition to Discord because it was an IRC which was more focused on gaming communities instead of the business style of Slack. We love how simple...