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Brett Douville @brett_douville Curled up with a good book

Former lead programmer at BGS (FO3, Skyrim, FO4) & LucasArts (Starfighter games, Republic Commando). Must be kept busy.

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@SimonParkin @The2ndQuest Ah, too right. I found the prose explained it well enough for me, it really made the whole thing come alive.
2/28
2020
@The2ndQuest @SimonParkin There are a bit more than a dozen photos, but mostly of personnel rather than methods. I… https://t.co/2T4UpXMjsF
2/27
2020
@stephenjmcmanus @HazelMonforton @brittanyadesso I know, I know, I've got to get back to coding soon before I hurt somebody. @HazelMonforton @brittanyadesso Just hangin' out with a bunch of hoes @ZachWeiner Because a single copy is available that one seller has listed on multiple sites?
2/23
2020
@jimrossignol Each of us now has seven days to get someone else to look at this photograph, thanks @happionlabs Thank you, thank youThe Beatless https://t.co/ZuwMQphwtx @stephenjmcmanus Probably like four times, but fewer if you're trying @WritNelson Sure; hope it helps. Hard to know what to recommend from my insomnia-plagued bed. But the blurriness pa… https://t.co/9OV8xnypeX @WritNelson (Search for ‘How to reduce’) @WritNelson For GIMP I found this: https://t.co/5MowqTJ32v Here they call them “interpolation methods” because wh… https://t.co/MW69m0EmS0 @WritNelson So: I found this. https://t.co/8dhjjObcan I’m not sure at what point you are losing sharpness but it i… https://t.co/A94tARonvA @WritNelson How are you resizing? You should be able to choose resampling methods/algorithms to best preserve the sorts of details you have.
2/22
2020
@HazelMonforton https://t.co/mOtnJ99sIl @MsHarleyBaldwin @JeffAHamilton @nicholestrano I HAVE SO MUCH JUNK @MsHarleyBaldwin @JeffAHamilton @nicholestrano https://t.co/U47cAaCfLx @MsHarleyBaldwin @JeffAHamilton @nicholestrano Ha! I had no idea. I remembered the bug and the workaround and my go… https://t.co/U29UY1aIYM @dphrygian Yeah, I was 7 years there and I also loved it. @dphrygian I should have checked your profile first, I assumed you were up in Marin hahaha @dphrygian Don't look know but, uh, doesn't California have you surrounded? @JeffAHamilton @nicholestrano It's absurd. QA marked the JSF bug fixed and noticed the new screen blank and added a… https://t.co/1cSF9HgGwn @JeffAHamilton @nicholestrano I don't know how games even get done. @JeffAHamilton @nicholestrano It was also pretty close to ship and fiddling with the AI at that point was not a goo… https://t.co/lQbvbtmIo3 @JeffAHamilton @nicholestrano Similarly on the original Starfighter there was a case where the AI could effectively… https://t.co/CaNttEzfr9 @JeffAHamilton @nicholestrano Sometimes you just clear a thing off your plate so you can ship. @JeffAHamilton @nicholestrano So... I just left all those screen clear calls in but changed the colors to black and… https://t.co/mmry2oeRbv @JeffAHamilton @nicholestrano So to narrow it down quickly I added some colored screen clears through the various l… https://t.co/PFcii9lAiN @JeffAHamilton @nicholestrano I've told this one before but on Jedi Starfighter right before ship we had an issue w… https://t.co/gywbXd3D4x
2/21
2020
@SimonParkin Oh, I read it *all* today -- couldn't put it down! Terrific book! Congratulations to you! @SimonParkin The book just came out here in the states a couple of weeks ago. Definitely check it out. Just a great read.I spent a good chunk of today reading @SimonParkin's really excellent book "A Game of Birds and Wolves; The Ingenio… https://t.co/Z8IQHTsUEF @HazelMonforton https://t.co/T8WwhjrXrH
2/20
2020
@HazelMonforton The weather is actually a little warm for Maryland but welcome, welcome. @timlongojr ... I am considering going down into this particular rabbit hole today... https://t.co/TYYFpYif7H @austin_walker You're an Insomniac hero! https://t.co/Jr3QDEjbLq
2/19
2020
@austinkleon I have been reading his books over the last couple months at your repeated recommendation and they are… https://t.co/t4fbEXRwTP
2/17
2020
@timlongojr Dude if I had known you wanted a blanket made from trash bags I would have glued one together for you. @miyukijane I think he'll really be one to watch as he gets his feet under him with his scripting; he has a great e… https://t.co/5J9c5dI102 @miyukijane A fair read -- it tries to elicit all of its horror from family (her bio one and the extended one she's… https://t.co/5foZpkvO1c @miyukijane Stay away from "Day Four" by Sarah Lotz. Unrelated: Midsommar was okay, and Pugh is great in it. (Aste… https://t.co/od6LsfDIcx @biostats_ Just hard to know what the thinking was. I would have loved for Betts and Price to stay and I'm bummed I… https://t.co/gHUEHbIDGX @biostats_ Thanks. I still don't know how I feel about it, honestly. I wonder if given they didn't feel they were g… https://t.co/pFW46f2l5E @miyukijane Even the beach scenes felt like a bit of my childhood (spent high school on Cape Cod). All around a tot… https://t.co/6CycwTOTIW @miyukijane I'm going to check out Pugh in Midsommar this evening, which is at this point the major reason I'm watching the movie at all. @miyukijane Agree with everything you've said -- an absolutely fantastic adaptation and a real snub not to nominate… https://t.co/4XUX5PdyWw
2/16
2020
@selmaleh Platform exclusivity... how... topical @ckunzelman (what are they, btw? I happen to have some round speakers but they aren't by any means "vintage") @ckunzelman a sarcasm, yes, but also some sweet round speakers @HazelMonforton tbf also "hazelmonforton gonna fuck dracula"There are fewer and fewer books in my future and yet I feel almost compelled to finish everything I start. I someti… https://t.co/rmYSZEgJhm @apocalynsanity no, you !! @austinkleon Maybe the "Daily Pages" from Julia Cameron's "The Artist's Way"? @stephenjmcmanus @stcymsn For a small quantity you can dip in a sieve or strainer or something. @stephenjmcmanus @stcymsn Speaking as someone who grew up in part on Cape Cod... top. Top shelf. No, little higher, yeah... up there.
2/15
2020
@thehighsign I mean, three out of four is pretty good for someone who almost never even manages one.
2/14
2020
Seriously. Great effin' book. Read it in two sittings... and it would have been one if I hadn't had previously esta… https://t.co/4MiM5IEHBwStarted @JenLiaLongo’s “What I Carry” this morning and it is a freaking DELIGHT. Honest and warm-hearted and true a… https://t.co/mxhR88907u @Jonahlobe I assume whenever anyone thanks you for this you're going to say, "You're welcome, you're welcome!"Dear fellow engine coders, As, yet again, one of ours has decided that showing his entire metaphorical ass in publi… https://t.co/fQaKFjwN9g
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2/13
2020
@legocrimes :( sending the best thoughts @muzboz @timlongojr Appreciate it but I am prone to motion sickness and so VR is not for me. It’s fine, there are plenty of games to play.
2/12
2020
@JurieHorneman No idea. However, you have a great library system in Toronto and you should use it! @JurieHorneman And yes, it's the only way I use the service.
2/10
2020
@thehighsign @melvillmatic Can't wait to listen! @thehighsign @melvillmatic I haven't seen this film in ages but the thing I remember most about it was the car chas… https://t.co/Hy9LY1KKxd @thehighsign @melvillmatic Try... and succeed! @GameDesignDan It was great. You know you're in good hands when a film's lighting and framing hold up really well e… https://t.co/nLYQCDPXFL @austinkleon Sucked me in, too. @matthewseiji "I totally see you, but sure, let's say... let's say it's the wind."
2/9
2020
@GameDesignDan Going to see it in black & white (second viewing) tomorrow @ghoulnoise Some universities and colleges have spaces like these, though their availability to the public may vary… https://t.co/yUnXL0XEtN @laura_hudson Did this man just say he's "relatively absolutist"? Get in the bin.We have great power, and we have taken no responsibility.Most of the time I hate the tools I use, and I have worked as a professional programmer for two decades, and had co… https://t.co/wkoEBXzE4gI started thinking about ways to include functionality it had into tools work I occasionally do. I compare that wit… https://t.co/3Ko2c02TRpNot too long ago we played MYST for the podcast I co-host and I looked up Hypercard, which I had only used for a mi… https://t.co/Lg66OS0IhgWholeheartedly agree with both threads here -- computers are getting worse, even for the highly technically compete… https://t.co/o1B18EuBvD
2/8
2020
@jackvinson Yeah, I meant having a computer magazine and typing something in :)First you type the game in. https://t.co/ICsKJFgpOJ @BenKuchera Lifelong library user here (a weekly trip for me for almost all of my life): libraries are the best. @AeornFlippout @kirkhamilton If he likes science fiction stories, maybe that Pseudopod or Escape Pod. I also really… https://t.co/HsZbp9icxe @AeornFlippout If he likes music, have him pick a few songs from those that @kirkhamilton has done on Strong Songs. Great podcast.Asking the millennials, I'm not current with the lingo... Admittedly Pete Buttigieg is a cop, but is he also a herb… https://t.co/5r8B9N0kuK @bartwerf abort(0); @dphrygian I can only cite autobiographical information. Anyway, hope you catch up. You need to sleep a lot more th… https://t.co/CoZEt6n2ec @dphrygian Q: Are you aware that 8pm after 3 hours of sleep is a proper adult bedtime?
2/7
2020
@ckunzelman @rangedtouch John Lithgow: A National Treasure @rangedtouch @ckunzelman Is... this... a shot from Harry and the Hendersons? @ckunzelman Karnak the Ambivalent @disco_jill I believe @jean_simonet did just that to ship a Unity game onto phones, Bomb Squad Academy. @disco_jill I agree. @apocalynsanity go you! @disco_jill I think he's a jackass. Some day if we're in the same location I will tell the story of my one encounter with him.
2/6
2020
Oh look, the AFI is going to have Parasite in black & white. I guess I'm going to go see it again. What a movie.More on the reasoning behind this. Starts by asking if we know Ahab is white. ::rubs face:: Okay. So. https://t.co/cUoJkkpI5i
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2/5
2020
Everything is broken. A comedy (a farce, really) and a tragedy, all at once.It's so many wrong things all at once: not seeking ways to enfranchise more voters while at the same time trying to… https://t.co/yyb4IQzgSwI... just... so what they tried to do to make this system more efficient, in which voters have to go and stand arou… https://t.co/iSiRvs7GLBAlmost noon after Iowa and I haven't seen Will Rogers quoted once, what's with that?
2/4
2020

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