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Designer, writer, composer. Valve, formerly Campo Santo, Double Fine. Podcaster at @idlethumbs. Helped make Firewatch, Gone Home, X-Wing VR, The Cave, etc.

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Been pulling this together since Christmas, with the help of @Harvey1966, @jimrossignol, @chrisremo and more. https://t.co/JzV2hfn3Wp
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2/19
2020
Steam now has much better support for music soundtracks, and to celebrate, there's a Soundtrack Sale going on all w… https://t.co/S8ijVV22ue
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2/13
2020
Steam now has much better support for music soundtracks, and to celebrate, there's a Soundtrack Sale going on all w… https://t.co/S8ijVV22ue
2/12
2020
@TPpodcast_ Getting lots of use out of my TP mug—wish I’d bought two. And was touched by the note included!
2/3
2019
@necrosofty @killrockstars Yeah it is surprising and slightly amazing!
12/1
2019
Can you imagine a podcast that is a purer creation of joy, craft, and care than @kirkhamilton’s Strong Songs? Kir… https://t.co/5vRj7ZUKcE
11/28
2019
@carolynmichelle I think this is a rarely made but legitimate argument in favor of theatrical screenings generally.… https://t.co/Qb46DsxQ6C
11/27
2019
If you missed out on a limited run Gone Home cassette, it looks like @killrockstars has made some more inventory av… https://t.co/v0Vw5LeTbB
11/26
2019
So glad this finally happened—the Gone Home Original Soundtrack is now on cassette tape—as it always should have be… https://t.co/SqdbiFf1mP
11/24
2019
It’s a tiny thing next to the huge game we’re making, but I had tons of fun building the Half-Life: Alyx site—parti… https://t.co/nTJT1x256v
11/21
2019
This week @chrisremo and I chat about - Creativity - San Francisco - Chris's winding career path - & what it is l… https://t.co/WDnPXuS3qV
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11/18
2019
@kirkhamilton I was so thrilled when I saw the latest Strong Songs episode, can’t wait to listen. Dolly Parton segu… https://t.co/DuwzYuLPku
11/13
2019
@kevin6877 Sure, as long as it’s noncommercial! Just provide a credit please. Good luck with the piece!
10/24
2019
Oh god I've been on this website for eleven years #MyTwitterAnniversary https://t.co/bAfzLsscii
10/15
2019
What is happening https://t.co/dAsf8izIjT
10/3
2019
Happy seventh birthday to the best tweet! #brwn
9/28
2019
@LeSalonDeFlo We had to be able to craft the level design and game design to the needs of the story and gameplay—I… https://t.co/92mWS3DibL
9/11
2019
@mrJamesGraham Is there any likelihood of This House being staged in London again before too long? It’s a massive regret that I missed it!
9/2
2019
#agreed https://t.co/fWFrILx7O8 @atruepodcast
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8/14
2019
@lonrec Probably a silly question but is there any way to get a copy of the Crossrail issue of the magazine? It’s s… https://t.co/kBO7gWfuGU
8/5
2019
Oh, Christ. Isn't one enough? https://t.co/mTY0Ssnkz5
7/17
2019
The new episode of @atruepodcast is out, and this season is off to an amazing start. Check it out immediately! https://t.co/BUsDqsC8u6
7/16
2019
@aaronlinde Best wishes to her. The whole thing is a national disgrace.
7/11
2019
@illegible @ja2ke This behavior is something I noticed when I first arrived at Valve and have continued to be amused by ever since
7/10
2019
Something True is so good—short, well-told stories of historical oddities. Catch up on the first season if you have… https://t.co/RCwHbQVYtF
7/9
2019
@ja2ke @cabel @dmierau That S-T kerning :(
7/7
2019
The wait is over! Gone Home from @A_i, @fullbright and @iam8bit has arrived! Plus, I also had to pick up the vinyl… https://t.co/QK8ppLlvA1
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7/6
2019
@sirchooode We both like the New York Times Book Review podcast!
7/2
2019
@zapjackson https://t.co/55GOimQGq3
7/1
2019
There’s a line towards the end, addressed to a pair of disgruntled recent transplants: “You don’t get to hate it un… https://t.co/HePT0tPWiCToday saw The Last Black Man in San Francisco and it destroyed me. I spent most of my life in that city, which does… https://t.co/zjkFUen13y
6/30
2019
@TimOfLegend @megganpez I’m sad for Meggan and sad for myself. I really wanted to stay there.
6/22
2019
@jessicacurry2 Gorgeous.
6/21
2019
An Oral History of the Microsoft Windows Typeface "Impact"I’m halfway through The Path to Power, Robert Caro’s first volume on Lyndon Johnson, and I’m pretty sure Caro has a… https://t.co/d6JKuhORG0
6/20
2019
@nickbreckon Happy birthday to this excellent tweet!Here are six easy steps you can take to help control the problem of political disinformation:
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6/17
2019
So glad I could help celebrate the 5 year anniversary of one of my favourite games of all time Gone Home with this… https://t.co/pNOlwrP9TI
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6/11
2019
@misterarnie Yes, it throws a whole lot out there quickly for sure @natalievmoore I am not, it's been quite some time since I played
6/10
2019
Fleabag S2 observes that we can never truly know the mind of another human being. Is that more or less frightening… https://t.co/DfdveQdAj3Anyway, good shows.Chernobyl is explicitly about the nature of truth under a regime that suppresses or ignores it, but to me it also r… https://t.co/ieBSVq409jChernobyl and Fleabag's S2 were both so great. It's been a while since I enjoyed a TV show as much as I enjoyed bot… https://t.co/NZl9F3Xtjy
6/7
2019
@Creeveey Thanks! And sorry, I’ve never written out any of the music unfortunately.
6/5
2019
https://t.co/1zDfXygwzLThe restraint here is beautiful. If this were shot now, it would be followed by an unnecessary view of the presente… https://t.co/pgktfjGY7G
6/2
2019
@tanyaxshort This thread is spot on, fully agreed.
5/24
2019
@Derek_Lieu I have that, it’s definitely great!What’s even more maddening is confronting and attempting to address the surprisingly diverse grand symphony of gros… https://t.co/0MmTo6dyrHAnd yeah voice fatigue is extremely real, particularly insidious in that it almost always starts affecting the perf… https://t.co/Zd9kZAD7aZDo my own recording and edit, which is how most narrators work (other than particularly successful and famous ones)… https://t.co/stlNS1UITtI narrated a biography of Susan Sontag, and the audiobook was just released! It was a long and challenging process… https://t.co/PF8qfYw0tbI’ve never seen Game of Thrones, but I am inferring from my timeline that there seems to be a dragon named Drogon??… https://t.co/wkosy0TPql
5/20
2019
@megganpez @EdStern The scene at the bar with the award recipient totally floored me.
5/19
2019
It is, in fact, clearly and literally stated. https://t.co/8YSjVXspBY @laura_hudson Infuriatingly accurate take.
5/18
2019
Be more Harold https://t.co/p23pWEp46B
Retweeted by Chris RemoI narrated a biography of Susan Sontag, and the audiobook came out today! It's on Audible, iTunes, and Amazon. If y… https://t.co/WRqWvnfjnV
5/17
2019
@kenjilopezalt This is a beautiful introduction; it’s nice to see that the way Ed presents in his public persona is… https://t.co/nVF7J5QVyh
5/15
2019
(It was King Crimson, the only one nobody guessed!) @adammarkstevens Seen him twice and it was a good and hilarious experience!1. Weezer 2. The Flaming Lips 3. Aimee Mann 4. King Crimson 5. Earth, Wind, and Fire 6. Jeff Goldblum https://t.co/nwwGPtDT7n
5/12
2019
This episode of the podcast Invisibilia is a fascinating and essential investigation of empathy—a concept that has… https://t.co/wMQUd8quRQI wish we had an enormous, rotating habitat with cities and parks right now. God that would be so cool. We would va… https://t.co/kleL5NPrxI
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5/10
2019
@EdStern This is the most intense patience I have ever seen.
5/3
2019
Due to popular demand, a quick update from our reporter just north of the Blackwall Tunnel..... https://t.co/NxKVMqGca3
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5/1
2019
@Sir_David_King Extraordinary interview on @TPpodcast_ about climate change. Searingly clear, intelligent, and vital.
4/28
2019
Wha— https://t.co/YYALycQyYa
4/26
2019
📸 Firewatch! On May 20th, or while supplies last, our FOTODOME™ photo printing service is shutting down. If you hav… https://t.co/uqfvvLr6Gt
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4/22
2019
@ErikRobson That level was the first game content I had any small role in, as a tester. (And yes it was a really great level.)
4/20
2019
https://t.co/r77pXbQdLZ https://t.co/dVbuu8EZJs The first of these, "How Democracy Ends," had a major effect on th… https://t.co/u51E6WaZaURunciman consistently offers such interesting observations and analysis while being so clear and plain-spoken that… https://t.co/bWuKi9wAXkThe latest @TPpodcast_ is the third talk in David Runciman’s series on democracy, and as usual he offers a totally… https://t.co/D6mhcpgwsn
4/18
2019
@kirkhamilton This was a total delight! And not surprisingly, we share the favorite phrase from this song. @ZombiePancakes Whoa! That is surprising but gratifying to hear.
4/17
2019
As we see the sad pictures of Notre Dame de Paris in flames, I am thinking of all the times people have asked me wh… https://t.co/pWkIL3px1L
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4/16
2019
@bburbank @ja2ke @rifflesby @jaytholen Chrib RescobomoWatching Notre Dame has taken the wind out of me. Seeing such an ancient structure come to ruin so quickly and so a… https://t.co/G6TwgA6aIM @Metlandia Your reflections in Galicia were beautiful. I can’t wait to read your piece (and I too am murderously jealous)
4/15
2019
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4/12
2019
@Danielleri “Now, here’s a little ‘savings hack’ for you: if you write a lower number on the ‘tip’ line, you will l… https://t.co/J8izdihgPC
4/9
2019
@suellentrop @jackshafer @criterionchannl The pre-streaming Netflix era was for me the time of my widest-ranging fi… https://t.co/upNx0bVLDy @betterthemask What???!?
4/8
2019
If you’re fortunate enough to have GDC Vault access, you can now watch @chrisremo’s excellent talk on narrative des… https://t.co/9XIDPwSzz7
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4/7
2019
@krisgraft It is a massive honor for my slide to be included in your roundup of slides. This makes creating those s… https://t.co/EnWVz1Yjj6 @bfod @kenjilopezalt Good god Bennett
4/3
2019
My fave #AprilFoolsDay was this - in the Guardian on 1 April 1977 - a seven-page travel supplement on the tiny trop… https://t.co/5YSUOU4urM
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4/1
2019
@TimOfLegend Why are you doing this @betterthemask Confirmatory referendum had the most votes for, thoughhttps://t.co/0Q7stzIVQr
3/27
2019
Me: “Gin and tonic please” Airport bartender: “Tonic…That’s a vodka, right?” “No it’s, uh, tonic water?” “Ohh, toni… https://t.co/2sJ6nxQe4j
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3/26
2019
I just realized maybe he interpreted “That’s good” as positive feedback and encouragement?I said “That’s good” when the glass was about a third full of gin and then he paused for a moment and looked up at… https://t.co/API4r8JswHhttps://t.co/eSAjYU7iWVMe: “Gin and tonic please” Airport bartender: “Tonic…That’s a vodka, right?” “No it’s, uh, tonic water?” “Ohh, toni… https://t.co/2sJ6nxQe4j
3/24
2019
@mattforde High quality Nick Robinson impression on the latest podcast!
3/23
2019
Starting my #GDC19 talk about interactive narrative design in Firewatch (and beyond) in a few minutes. Come join me… https://t.co/KEMxWyIOKG
3/22
2019
The goal of my GDC talk tomorrow is to use Firewatch to argue that there's an underexplored genre of narrative game… https://t.co/9KvtVIVvP0
3/21
2019

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