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Product Designer. UI Designer. Biz dev. Marketing. Developer Outreach. Whatever else. At Valve, working mostly on Steam.

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Joined Twitter 7/20/09


Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord will be released in Early Access on 31st March 2020. The game will be available for pu… https://t.co/TIJ3aw2BEd
Retweeted by Alden Kroll @GameHeroOrg @ComradGremlin @Steam BTW, the demo button location is something you can configure under the "Special… https://t.co/k1URrniada @GameHeroOrg @Steam Hey, I'm sorry this happened at launch for you. Looks like we have a rare bug somewhere that re… https://t.co/TLdi982VbQFellow indie developers, want insider info of Early Access? Look no further. Our game @killsquadgame has been in Ea… https://t.co/gYz08dbUrV
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2/20
2020
@GamezoneGAF That should be fixed now. We didn't have a description set in our page metadata, so google grabbed som… https://t.co/3DhFOdg8Vo @kerissakti @coffeetalk_game @Steam Congrats on making the list with a strong release! @Morwull No worries, I just wanted to make sure it wasn't a bug. @Morwull Why does your "featured and recommended" section show nothing but a blank square? Is that always like that… https://t.co/YwAEtG9tOQ @Morwull That was an idea that spiderling came up with for the launch of Besiege. And we love it! So you can probab… https://t.co/u5cBuFpiCh
2/19
2020
@RaveofRavendale @Play_Way The rules in place should keep games off the homepage list until the week they are launc… https://t.co/KlLEDWLUpG @DavidWehle We don't have complete conversion rates hooked up yet. It is on our list to do though. @DavidWehle Click "Marketing & Visibility" from your app landing page in Steamworks. Then select the "Traffic Breakdown" tab for details. @DavidWehle David, did you know you can see traffic stats for your game and how many times it appeared in various s… https://t.co/sjWPpAVD0q
2/18
2020
@DragonSoldier2k @RaveofRavendale It isn't so clear as that one example suggests. In face, separating the game from… https://t.co/zLpb2CEv3z
2/17
2020
@rzubek Hmm. I don't think its quite so clear. Steam algo doesn't care about pageviews. Have you seen data that sho… https://t.co/StM2ifBxbm
2/16
2020
Introducing Steam Labs Experiment 008: Play Next! 🔬 Got a bunch of unplayed games in your Steam library, unsure wh… https://t.co/w5wSTJZR2b
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2/14
2020
@JMinicki Excellent point. We'll keep that in mind for future videos
2/12
2020
@MSTRMN_ @ValveNewsNetwor Thanks! We definitely want to do more of this kind of video.Hopefully this is helpful as an overview of the tools and how to get started with this powerful new communication t… https://t.co/eYP01GuLASIn October, I gave a talk at PAX Australia about the new Events & Announcements System in Steam. We've (finally) fi… https://t.co/OBDY6ss6PC
2/11
2020
We shipped a number of major updates and new features to @Steam in 2019. Today, we're sharing a recap of those impr… https://t.co/jh4scacIbD
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2/6
2020
Enter the Gungeon has surpassed three million copies sold and we're so thankful for the community's support! Excit… https://t.co/xwNfi5VI3U
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2/4
2020
@_nyannoying Baby steps
1/30
2020
@mcHotsauce1 Yeah, we realize we didn't explain much when we added it. We'll add an official support doc with more… https://t.co/n9Kgm36LEM
1/29
2020
@Morwull I'm still alive! Just out for the holidays and now heads-down on stuff that should probably have been done… https://t.co/zRDwNBgxBGMini-rant about releasing a game on Steam vs Switch: When we released Not Tonight on Steam, I *knew* it was going… https://t.co/qvtMMkwtwd
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1/27
2019
@_thoeni @pjf That would be rad! @Rod7PosT @Steam @larsiusprime You'll just have to stay tuned and see!Check out @testedcom's review of 8 different VR headsets and how well they handled the upcoming Half-Life: Alyx. https://t.co/2HFdOnX05ZYe Olde Yule Log has been lit. Enjoy the warm cozy feelings it brings. https://t.co/s9gW0LwM1g‘Twas the night before the Steam sale, and in every house People eagerly waited, with PC and mouse. Thousands of… https://t.co/7yvQYMlopN
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12/19
2019
I spend some of my time at Valve on the recruiting process for engineers. So, a thread of some of the things to do… https://t.co/xMNN2trEmT
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12/17
2019
Tune in at 5:30pm Pacific time to watch the Game Awards live (and for a chance to win free games and/or a Valve Ind… https://t.co/5ghrvr7Ovs
12/12
2019
Outstanding Visual Style doesn't aspire to real-world graphical fidelity, but describes a distinctive look & feel t… https://t.co/RQir0dXYwq
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12/11
2019
Well said! https://t.co/B56nCp7ZyL @ChrisMaintz @Steamworks "Handles" I think is the right term? I actually have no idea what this Twitter thing even… https://t.co/tW2zPvBldn @ZRehagen Do you happen to have a link to that profile? @ZRehagen Nope
12/9
2019
Halo is Steam’s top-selling game as it finally launches on PC https://t.co/srYMsAgCDc via @VentureBeat
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12/5
2019
@wraaagh @sockchan @waneella_ https://t.co/Pn3Kwyn9UyI've seen a bunch of folks asking about where to get the extremely good 🍂Autumn Sale🍂 art by @waneella_ as a deskto… https://t.co/ZqlUc5QXWX
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12/4
2019
Oh, looky that! We finally got the @Steam twitter handle!
12/2
2019
@joshmarcushills @botwikidotorg @superfanreviews That's pretty awesome. And entertaining to read.
11/28
2019
Red Dead Redemption 2 for PC is coming to Steam on December 5 https://t.co/IBi3zIcAZE
Retweeted by Alden KrollStar Wars Jedi: Fallen Order is the fastest selling digital download of all games in the franchise… https://t.co/19x5aLETSE
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11/27
2019
The Steam Autumn Sale is now live, featuring artwork from https://t.co/PuhGVLNvRg! Plus, nominate your favorite g… https://t.co/dHeGZOsL0v
11/26
2019
Half-Life: Alyx Announcement Trailer https://t.co/1Vkkgpc5w3 via @YouTubeA big part of our job on the Steam Team is helping to make a developer's game more valuable when they put it on our… https://t.co/j21NA139pZ
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11/21
2019
We’re excited to unveil Half-Life: Alyx, our flagship VR game, this Thursday at 10am Pacific Time. Can’t wait to s… https://t.co/NQIgixxCZp
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11/19
2019
We're closing on 1K copies of @SpireOfSorcery sold through a community-only Limited Early Access link in 48 hours.… https://t.co/YBvgQxozl2
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11/16
2019
Yesterday was a great day for new stuff coming to Steam and I'm really excited about it. https://t.co/IYmBARbOzV
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11/15
2019
@Morwull @RobotBrush Just a couple of these so far. We're still working out the rules for wider rollout.
11/5
2019
@ChrisMaintz You can try me. If I don't know, then I can ask around. DM meAs I do each year, here's a final look at some #FM19stats 410, 831, 442 hours have been played to date via Steam.… https://t.co/7tNQMZX9Tt
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11/4
2019
@Scrxtchy @tomasduda Would you mind clarifying that request? I'm not sure I understand what you are referring to. @tomasduda Uh, oops. I'll fix that up. Also, more visibility for upcoming events is on the way.
11/1
2019
@Gremlins_Inc Japan is behind Russia by just 1%, and ahead of USA by 3%. I don't think this is a typical split. 8… https://t.co/EaVJEFV4DW
Retweeted by Alden Kroll @_thoeni @larsiusprime @TylerGlaiel Heh. Of course I had to pick something as an example, and didn't want to throw… https://t.co/JsHEfpCemj @noriokoga Oh, good catch. We'll take a look at fixing that up. @TylerGlaiel @larsiusprime We still need to roll out to more entry points where you write a review, but if you star… https://t.co/caW4GDb591
10/31
2019
In response to dev feedback, this is now a thing! Devs have been asking us for this for a while, but we first neede… https://t.co/ylGwBIkvPh @ChrisMaintz Yep, there's still more work to be done all around. For example, the events need more context for what… https://t.co/pjm0jBWFISWe have some news... https://t.co/0dTe8Sa1NJ https://t.co/LKfqwBxN5B
Retweeted by Alden KrollI am excited to say the least! https://t.co/I4AXCxyMZh
10/29
2019
@elamhut Can you give it a try now? We had some issues this morning that we had to work through, but it should be all operational again now.
10/28
2019
@tematopor Thanks! Fixed now. It should have pointed here: https://t.co/f31EIIdQfoThe "Top Releases of September" list gets a front-page banner for a couple of days. Pretty awesome set of games cam… https://t.co/pJ7g39IkMiSteam Deep Dive is now on the front page of Steam! https://t.co/V9ADuczR0J The store DD widget is under A/B test,… https://t.co/HD0tcVR11v
Retweeted by Alden KrollAfter a year and a half of hard work, I am happy to say that Nanotale is out on Steam Early Access. It's always ris… https://t.co/eSr8xgYOsQ
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10/24
2019
@kpopistrash6 Anywhere. Though the realities of physics still applies, so physical distance and quality of internet… https://t.co/yUchh3rZxt
10/21
2019
Happy 7th birthday, Euro Truck Simulator 2! 🚛🎉 I'm proud of everyone at @SCSsoftware and the community for making… https://t.co/9qoORXNWTo
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10/19
2019
Dev friends! Are you an animator or know an animator looking for contract work here in Seattle? We need a few extr… https://t.co/9NMd5ft8Ll
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10/16
2019
Factory Town has now sold over 100,000 copies! Thanks everyone for your support so I can keep working on it and mak… https://t.co/hrLSw9gm5E
Retweeted by Alden Kroll @DuckRotation @mollygos Opt into the new Steam Library Update beta to filter your library by any tag https://t.co/NnHQ0Cupihif you would've told me we'd be between GTA and Rocket League globally a few days after launch, I might not have be… https://t.co/kW61Qkq6jm
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10/12
2019
@DanielGubala Not yet! It's still to come in the next couple weeks. It's not out yet. @dhindes To clarify: it really is only for shared-screen or split-screen games. The tech is streaming your screen t… https://t.co/79UBww4k7RToday our team announced another great new platform feature that will be built into Steam: Remote Play Together. Th… https://t.co/KTfdBKVxw6
10/10
2019
Finally I can give a release date for Nanotale! Get your keyboards ready for that new adventure! Nanotale will be o… https://t.co/iIFQCGkLCF
Retweeted by Alden KrollLess than 3 months ago I released Diving Bell. 1 week later, Valve hired me to make it for Steam Labs as "Deep Dive… https://t.co/OocpvOLbgJ
Retweeted by Alden KrollNew update to Deep Dive just came out! Key changes: - Toggle microtrailers on/off! No more baked potatoes! - Cont… https://t.co/8Mc6OFvp6O
Retweeted by Alden Kroll @The_McJones We'll be working on recording the talk and posting online too. Undoubtedly subtitled for a bunch of languages. @The_McJones Thanks for coming to my talk and for the summary tweets! And for the record, I am clearly too tall for… https://t.co/e8mTuxDthP
10/9
2019
Hey #GCAP19 folks! Join @sockchan and I at 11am tomorrow for a talk about Steam! How it works, Valve's vision for t… https://t.co/p2dNkkP5dx
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10/8
2019
@kerissakti @larsiusprime @NowhereProphet I could see that "Lane defense" might be different enough from "Tower def… https://t.co/O9hagvTf1O @kerissakti @larsiusprime @NowhereProphet Do you consider "deck-building" to be different from "Card Game"? Steam a… https://t.co/OYkVP36WVL
10/6
2019
@larsiusprime @NowhereProphet @kerissakti As long as your account can manage the store page for the game, you're good.
10/5
2019
ANNOUNCEMENT! 😻🤜👻Cat Lady is coming to Early Access on Steam! We're hard at work herding cats and busting ghosts so… https://t.co/vURKYhsbNk
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10/4
2019
In case you're having trouble following all the sizable updates we've been making to Steam and Steamworks in the pa… https://t.co/hpUzLQW2Nf,@DestinyTheGame launched an hour ago and already reached 100k players. Just like their expansion, this graph is go… https://t.co/GsQso7ZQ49
Retweeted by Alden KrollHey #gamedev, in case you're interested we just update the Steam Labs Deep Dive experiment, read all about it and t… https://t.co/fB36IZgdOU
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10/1
2019
The Steam team has been hard at work on Steam Remote Play, making sure games can work well with touch and controlle… https://t.co/yXaSqHRDJh @tomasduda @ChrisMaintz Feedback is how we know what dumb things to fix ;) I'll take a look through your thoughts and suggestions.
9/27
2019
Are you a game dev attending Melbourne International Games Week? The Steam team will be there and we're hoping to… https://t.co/hz3A15eR1M
9/25
2019
Some quick thanks for Deep Dive: @steam_games obviously for hiring me, @aldenkroll for taking my pitch, @dejobaan f… https://t.co/Us89lw9ryP
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9/19
2019
@tomerbarkan Heh. I do read these tweets, but Twitter isn't very useful for tracking work items :) You can leave yo… https://t.co/BGQuK6KONp @kayTHVR You can post feedback in this discussion board here: https://t.co/tw6sXeOwYy Thanks in advance for taking… https://t.co/eW9hU2kkfj
9/18
2019
@8BITADDICTION1 You already can! Just right-click on a game and go to "Manage" https://t.co/iAGKGSaNwg @ChrisMaintz @KnurekNC Give it time. More games will get updated artwork and I'm sure you'll find more issues to report to me :) @bad1080tv @TheNiceFishy We're taking a look at this issue. Thanks for reporting!
9/17
2019

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