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Dia Lacina @dialacina Philadelphia, PA

💅🏾 queer indigenous trans woman 📸 photographer 🎮freelance game critic 🎶 columnist @PasteGames 🔥 founding editor @capsulecrit

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@SamMGreer @ScarletCatalie You know how you unlock shit in the game? Treat buying camera gear like that. Get hungry… https://t.co/3e370x03WV140 motherfuckers just couldn't handle their own bang trims https://t.co/L8fzyBLw5B @ckunzelman jk she joined a melon facial cult.I've seen a lot of non-photographers / "amateur" photographers struggling with some design decisions in Umurangi Ge… https://t.co/oLJXJ5SZUx @jaganwah @Faux_Wren Like that really helped dragoons all that much though... @gamespite Get that frog back. @ckunzelman I mean when was the last time you saw Cindy Crawford... @ckunzelman Her partner, Annie Leibovitz, and the many expensive houses she bought shooting supermodels. @spacetwinks Fuck, bitches keep playing Skyrim on every goddamn platform. @ckunzelman I like Susan because she gives me lots of friction that I can work with much more readily than anyone e… https://t.co/o5KnL0xzXj @ckunzelman It's so central to her whole deal, but even she seems to forget it like halfway through?A special memorial day And Then, An Aeroplane as we memorialize our memories of the most significant Ghibli film fo… https://t.co/Lu2u2BUWDE
Retweeted by Dia LacinaOnce Dagoth Ur unites the Dunmer it's over for you hoes. https://t.co/o1UiICt1DUOur pitches for June are now open through THIS Friday, 5/29 at 5pm Pacific! Please send your pitch with the subject… https://t.co/kOY72D8Jnj
Retweeted by Dia Lacinathese are a few of our favourite toasts https://t.co/pjkBYcGVkU
Retweeted by Dia LacinaIf you're curious, GAME STUDIES STUDY BUDDIES is the show where @WarrenIsDead and I read books of academic game stu… https://t.co/eXHWSKdT35
Retweeted by Dia LacinaLook I'm just going to tell y'all right now I LIGHT BLIZZARD THE FUCK UP in this one... And then we get real about… https://t.co/brxsPierho
Retweeted by Dia LacinaNew Palin' Around! @jessacogs @CGRRRRRRRR & @oakayla were joined by @TheSamethyst to discuss the dev experience wit… https://t.co/sPjjG4XVAj
Retweeted by Dia Lacinawas looking at old Juaggu pictures... it's a friend https://t.co/Rfluw2yYmt
Retweeted by Dia Lacina @spacetwinks I mean god. Kotaku is always like "We talked to VP of R&D at Raytheon about how cool the bombs in Call… https://t.co/CtzUPxBnK8 @spacetwinks Please stop taking my shitpost seriously. I'm doing important work here.I mean god we had two versions of Persona 5 (which is a meandering tedious game) and not one piece about how it rea… https://t.co/bzEWMtWa54 @spacetwinks Colin, I said Psychoanalyst. Not some white dipshit who took Abnormal Psych as an elective in undergrad and got a C-.Do you have any idea how much BAD fakey psychoanalytic crit from the non-versed I've had to read over the years abo… https://t.co/qB979u2NpJWhy is it always "get [Marginalized Identity] to writer about the [Marginalized Identity] game" and not "Get the Ju… https://t.co/3CPPX0PmIy @FiveTacey Did I directly QT you? No. Are you directly responding to my thread where I am very specific in my issu… https://t.co/UfwXMPxW3f @FiveTacey Like I said, if people want to cool for them, but putting it on us to shoulder that burden? Miss me with that. @FiveTacey That's also asking queer people of color to elevate ourselves into the firing line of a lot of gamers al… https://t.co/H3p0WXfzo8 @peanutbridal 🙏🏾If queer people of color want to review a game that directly comments on our existence -- absolutely, let them. But… https://t.co/Yrg7pFXBkJYou know what I want to fucking review? Elden Ring. You know what I don't want to do? Jockey for that opportunity… https://t.co/f8U6HhrGE9We've done the work. We always do the work. And if you're a decent writer (worthy of regular big reviews and staff… https://t.co/fxpiEkZEwnOkay, so I agree with this up to a point. Because queer people of color need jobs. But let me offer a counter prop… https://t.co/L8EsPFcGRN @peanutbridal Clients. smdh @peanutbridal Or...crop tighter. @Yaz_Minsky I mean... Let them use the garbage one as a gif. The g is for garbage.This is fucking fact. https://t.co/iiYYHGWCkI @peanutbridal You have to think in terms of "the client is a fucking toddler and asked for exactly what they want."… https://t.co/zOTilPSVxvThe thing you have to understand is just how BAD PC sound was at the time. Yes, these hard drives are dope as hell,… https://t.co/GYHDyCYi9b @richardcobbett I couldn't find a YouTube video of broken vhs player slowly destroying itself on a rental copy of X… https://t.co/VZJpctoMeq @decafjedi I'm sorry I couldn't find a YouTube for Monkey Island Main Theme on One Broken 5.25" Drive @florencesn Happy birthday!!! 🎶🎉This is what we call a teaser... Which you're actually getting before even my editor. Get hype for Audio Logs No… https://t.co/7uDe8F8I1jOh wait. I have an article for this... https://t.co/CoyIrc05bv https://t.co/Au0hqP7pyK https://t.co/AW0dnvDPLv
Retweeted by Dia Lacina @Yaz_Minsky @spacetwinks Capitalism came to Academia... @spacetwinks At least it will if you don't have a stroke and become one of those Paleblood theory people. But it w… https://t.co/pgli6DLXhF @spacetwinks This will all make total sense eventually.Look I'm just going to tell y'all right now I LIGHT BLIZZARD THE FUCK UP in this one... And then we get real about… https://t.co/brxsPierhoThe closed captioning on CNN just literally captioned a few spoken words in Diné as "speaking in a foreign language… https://t.co/fCICqNq0VfMe: This administration is so batshit I can't remember who the Dippin Dots guy or what his deal was. My brain: Eric… https://t.co/8xvpTc1Les
Retweeted by Dia Lacinaspeaking of photoshop, let's have a look at the arm here. something screwy about this. but before we get to that,… https://t.co/AoXwr3nHCR
Retweeted by Dia Lacinaoh, excellent, GTA5 has a hospital mission. time for X-RAY REVIEW https://t.co/gG8MsfmXTO
Retweeted by Dia LacinaI can't stop snapping Umurangi Generation's dazzling Jet Set Radio cityscape - https://t.co/UIsnZ1AsZo https://t.co/DAbWwx3h1J
Retweeted by Dia LacinaDeborah Birx was obviously created in a lab to appeal to 45-65yo white men who are still hot for that one social st… https://t.co/AN6f88BbjxI haven't seen silk draped like a war attrocity like this since the early seasons of Project Runway. This is some G… https://t.co/TQHBrvp93tDeborah Birx is not a real human being. You cannot convince me of this. You could go full Jonathan Frakes with the… https://t.co/AfvEsEbz2Ytfw your Androcur from Canada arrives. https://t.co/yOVTy42GSGMe: This administration is so batshit I can't remember who the Dippin Dots guy or what his deal was. My brain: Eric… https://t.co/8xvpTc1Les @leighalexander Pretty sure this is just Pete Davidson tho. https://t.co/LB5uB7xUs2 @leighalexander Bad police sketches are my passion. https://t.co/axaCePO1pv @leighalexander I wouldn't confide in him either tbh https://t.co/hJsRrbFyHSMe, a spoiled child playing The Secret of Monkey Island through a Roland MT-32: *is held by the sweet embrace of Go… https://t.co/NjulcWfi44This is probably my most devastating gaming hot take. Also Hitman 3 needs to include a paparazzi mode or I'm just… https://t.co/N9bzQQF8PVOh wait. I have an article for this... https://t.co/CoyIrc05bv https://t.co/Au0hqP7pyK https://t.co/AW0dnvDPLv @KeithJCarberry Well, that's harder than most AAA games go at least. @em_being @siegarettes No, it's FF7R^2 @elissawashuta Yeah it's incredibly badly gated in that way. I started over twice and literally had a friend tell m… https://t.co/2IHAYq0SO0 @elissawashuta I liked it a lot, BUT It is extremely badly ramped wrt difficulty and dodgy about power up investmen… https://t.co/M5ouwsFJL5God, I could rewatch Satoshi Kon's work every day and want for nothing. @kittynouveau God this is SO MUCH EASIER than how I do this.Me, googling: FUCK SLASHDOT STILL EXISTS ARE YOU FUCKING KIDDING ME?Me, remembers how chaotic the media landscape is: Fuck, I need to Google of Slashdot /DID/ become the Register.When did The Register become Slashdot? https://t.co/gMm4aBINkG
5/25
2020
Happening *now!* https://t.co/X2bESJmJKA https://t.co/2SQqKdJw1j
Retweeted by Dia LacinaDA2, or The Only Playable Dragon Age. https://t.co/r2paOLnw6YHappening in less than half an hour! https://t.co/2SQqKdJw1j
Retweeted by Dia LacinaTwo fabulous threads in one? What a steal! https://t.co/FL9S9CmzjC @WarrenIsDead I could feel the early modernist knives being drawn over this one... @austin_walker To find the film canister one must become like Daido Moriyama's stray dog -- hungry, feral, a creatu… https://t.co/EJEvUZadV8Please join us TONIGHT (5/24) for a live virtual reading with poet @jkdpoetry at @PoetsInPajamas! The 15-minute re… https://t.co/8bh0JPvrXT
Retweeted by Dia Lacina @youmeyou You know she real mad she got beaten to the punch.Pathologic 2 has astounding, unnatural seeming power. I tried to put into fractured, poetic words why it’s so affec… https://t.co/jnxfPI2mnX
Retweeted by Dia LacinaMy mom got a flip phone and she can FaceTime better than your Matt Lauer defending ass, bitch.The founder of Mediaite is on CNN and his camera is dead focused on the fireplace behind him, and his audio is like… https://t.co/FBuEYlngf0 @austin_walker Man the COVID porn market really getting out of control.Why Ben Smith look like a Keto Evangelist Jonah Hill with a 30 pair deep Docksiders collection? https://t.co/UPL0nfX0G4Love video game soundtracks? Or just alternate ways of exploring games? Check out my new column for @PasteGames -… https://t.co/H1AKqfh7sG
Retweeted by Dia Lacina @Jasyla_ There is only one good thing about that game and it's Vampire Killer. And even that doesn't slap as hard a… https://t.co/AqQerUmI55
5/24
2020
You ever get you heart broken by a management sim? Well I sure have... https://t.co/bH2zcfXvaT
5/22
2020
Yeah, this ain't the fix for the problems with photo modes that I talked about. https://t.co/ZVHoPrqqasi wrote about how, as someone who regularly experiences erasure in myriad disappointing ways, the physical act of e… https://t.co/cB3iiR6oNo
Retweeted by Dia Lacina @JonBolds This is how I get back into Civ.Quickly scrolling through the TL and I absolutely read this as @patrickklepek in a Cubs shirt at first. https://t.co/4WZ3ZSPZlEMan, fuck this guy into the sun. https://t.co/0c9pcOIyNs @heartimecia Well, everyone's allowed to be wrong once in a while. @heartimecia Natalie, really?"i wear the name you give me for / three years before it thins out threadbare / which is to say for three years /… https://t.co/Y0T7eryoBW
Retweeted by Dia LacinaAt no point in any of the FF7 compilation is it implied that Aerith does anything else beyond return to the lifestr… https://t.co/qz4NtdxbIZYou almost have to respect the sheer determination of Cloud/Aerith shippers.Love video game soundtracks? Or just alternate ways of exploring games? Check out my new column for @PasteGames -… https://t.co/H1AKqfh7sG
5/21
2020

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