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Douglas Wilson @doougle Melbourne, Australia

Co-owner of @gutefabrik. Videogame dev (Sportsfriends, JS Joust, Mutazione). Lecturer at @RMITGames. Podcasts at @thespelunkyshow, @everygameinthis. He/him.

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Joined Twitter 5/1/11


Genuinely wonder if *any* university administrators will be held to account if/when staff/students start dying of c… https://t.co/PbvYAAfGoXNote that Celeste is still weather dependent, and as far as I know weather is *not* put in a "bag", i.e. can drough… https://t.co/qUDZ7s5JJaFascinating to observe Nintendo iterate on its approach to randomness in ACNH. New changes to NPC spawn chances. As… https://t.co/ZbrcYEHX5j“Experts say the outbreak, along with cases among student athletes, is a troubling sign of what may be in store if… https://t.co/Mek8GCB6fL
Retweeted by Douglas WilsonA ray of light this week, in amongst the other things: @v21 organised an Animal Picrossing event! Two identical gr… https://t.co/0mM7teXqK1
Retweeted by Douglas Wilson @MarioBrothBlog cc @house_house_ @astroblob @Tezamondo the people demand flippers @Tezamondo @astroblob Yeah where did you get flippers?? @Tezamondo @astroblob in the store cabinet @Tezamondo https://t.co/LWqsYuTtN5 @Tezamondo Yeah I haven't decided if Twitter is a good place for it. Melissa is handling the adopting process, but… https://t.co/YLGaJIFvzOWe're genuinely foolish for not adopting him ourselves, but we decided to keep fostering for a while. (I call him… https://t.co/FBE0sMuuB5Hi Melbourne, we've been fostering this very sweet boy (Kelpie cross, ~17 months old) and now we're finally adoptin… https://t.co/6ExmAN85D6"The preparation for a dive is always a tense time" (https://t.co/UIyzTlvbyP) https://t.co/DxOPLSydzNYES One of my favorite video essayists (@summoningsalt, #FF) on the *wild* speedrun history+strategy of one of my… https://t.co/zUsK1gcun9
Retweeted by Douglas Wilson @YouOldSoAndSo oh yeah, big moodthe DHS inspector general is so worried about coronavirus in detention centers that they won't send their people in… https://t.co/ZmTRTXs7iA
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7/3
2020
"Facebook cannot be reformed. We need to change our demands." https://t.co/dDGs5jYZ3ewhen he started talking about "wind manipulation" I almost screamed outloudwas so over excited typing that tweet I pluralized ResortJust guffawing with delight as I watched the video, I enjoyed ever second of that. Videogames are actually Good.YES One of my favorite video essayists (@summoningsalt, #FF) on the *wild* speedrun history+strategy of one of my… https://t.co/zUsK1gcun9Purely from an antitrust standpoint, it seems notable that Facebook is this confident that its customers have zero… https://t.co/vm033TimQK
Retweeted by Douglas WilsonOver the last decade I've been listening to a lot of Japanese composer Takashi Yoshimatsu. Sooo good, I'm surprised… https://t.co/EbH0phElvBBeen working on some visual development 👁️ #gamedev #madewithunity #IndieGameDev https://t.co/SuhyfrX3Sj
Retweeted by Douglas WilsonThis is Trump's stupid logic. Let the virus run rampant, find what he thinks is a miracle cure (it isn't), dangle t… https://t.co/KvHgiH8Kes
Retweeted by Douglas Wilsonwhat the HECK https://t.co/d8v1eX5bwm
Retweeted by Douglas WilsonJust in case you’re wondering how Australia’s covid response is going https://t.co/fLfpHmD5FFI'm pretty fascinated by how much mileage dril (and other comedy accounts) get out of videogames. Like, the mere sp… https://t.co/CK19o9s9nVI do struggle to convey these aspects of The Quiet Year in the classroom. It is *such* a generative game to show, b… https://t.co/ZNYjlPTonvThis is such a rich example of game design exploring social issues, that avoids the blunt, one-dimensional approach… https://t.co/s8LZoShgXOThis is why the world is fucked. We have all the resources to ensure everyone is cared for, but instead of doing th… https://t.co/C0XToPPBMJ
Retweeted by Douglas WilsonNintendo is taking down Animal Crossing “glitch” videos on YouTube, but the @BoundaryBreak videos by Shesez are arg… https://t.co/6XKN88ZwVv
Retweeted by Douglas WilsonBut oppression counts even when it cannot be compressed into evidence. And the status quo will not be changed by fr… https://t.co/7LhuOj8J2t
Retweeted by Douglas WilsonJust really reflecting on how Gilead Science, a company infamous for price gouging on HIV PrEP med Truvada ($2000/m… https://t.co/aERdaYEW6v
Retweeted by Douglas WilsonCheck out our new Carto trailer, and it's coming to PS4! https://t.co/vQeDKEg4Ey
Retweeted by Douglas Wilsonlistening to the chrono cross soundtrack and just vibin'
Retweeted by Douglas WilsonMeet the "long-haulers," the young and healthy Covid-19 patients who never got better. I interviewed 24 of them. A… https://t.co/d6ro5Q28PD
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7/2
2020
GOTY 2021, just call it now https://t.co/gEgr9MEqrPHi Twitter, here's a bad Videogame Opinion I have: Canberra is for sure the best ACNH villagerhowdy. i'm the sheriff of WEAR A FRIGGIN MASK 🤠 😷😷😷 😷 😷 😷… https://t.co/Bb66pBqZ3y
Retweeted by Douglas WilsonNumbers are embodied - when people say that it's really hard to wrap their head around a number like 100,000 dead o… https://t.co/z2jgMjDLli
Retweeted by Douglas WilsonGood morning in sad, jealous tweets. All schools in Taiwan have been open since February. They did not listen to Ch… https://t.co/0CtXQu5Vr3
Retweeted by Douglas WilsonMake some new mutant pals in a wild resort town in Mutazione, part of the @itchio Summer Selects Bundle 2020! https://t.co/A5oV5e0tlW
Retweeted by Douglas WilsonRepublicans finally got their death panels and decided that all lives do not, in fact, matter. https://t.co/3WVAvLFpyc
Retweeted by Douglas WilsonInstead of the $270b military spend, we could: ✔give free uni and TAFE to all who wanted it ✔offer every parent fre… https://t.co/Yo6xihRfYx
Retweeted by Douglas WilsonPut Scott back in Parliament y'allThis 👇 https://t.co/iKqrXvSPJPI really admire the folks at League of Geeks (Melbourne based game studio), who are hiring currently! https://t.co/tQFZGOk43Smaybe we can shoot climate change with a hypersonic missile
Retweeted by Douglas WilsonCoronavirus in the Pacific: weekly briefing https://t.co/GV2VoNJ0zA
Retweeted by Douglas WilsonGame development itself as a rogueliteThis is soo good. Randomness and game design, next level https://t.co/nPgTucQTNXFresh from cutting $770m from teaching and learning in our unis, Scott Morrison has once again found money for the… https://t.co/WWm9TZQslA
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7/1
2020
Near universal (80%) adoption of even moderately (50%) effective masks could prevent anywhere from 18-45% of projec… https://t.co/epFq80x6lL
Retweeted by Douglas Wilson23 years after the UK "handed over" its colony without ever asking the people who lived there, the "one country two… https://t.co/5cJcIKmRUD
Retweeted by Douglas WilsonI feel like surely there must be some, like, state-themed joke or whatever about Sufjan spelling "videogames" w/ a… https://t.co/K4S6hgG0ajInstead of spending $270bn on military tech that, given our track record, just won't work, I reckon we should maybe… https://t.co/e6t8wkTEFm
Retweeted by Douglas Wilson"How can we not understand that life as we know it is unravelling before our eyes?" https://t.co/4rNXcJxqX2Victoria reimposes stage 3 stay-at-home orders for hotspot suburbs until 29 July. These are the Melbourne postcodes… https://t.co/yx06b7Yy9H
Retweeted by Douglas Wilson"Imagine it is a tragic ghost story about the American Dream where the ghost is the American Dream; the tragedy is… https://t.co/YX9eHyLJtCNo flights in and out of Melbourne for the next two weeks due to COVID-19
Retweeted by Douglas Wilsonto one kid in particular but also to all the kids expected to get games internships rn https://t.co/lLb7NxqXNO
Retweeted by Douglas Wilson @nicolehe @video_____games oh nooo @Tezamondo Paperbark but with guns @Tezamondo the fifth disease is videogamesI never understood why the boardgame Pandemic framed *four* different diseases at once, seemed unrealistic? But now… https://t.co/9YUX8l9m36For years, private schools have been the beneficiaries of state and federal public funding programs that have syste… https://t.co/Lvarcai6uR
Retweeted by Douglas Wilson👀 Los Angeles! ”According to data by Foursquare, that the weekend after June 20, the day when bars reopened in L.A.… https://t.co/KlyTv4p6HF
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6/30
2020
If you'd like to speak at the virtual Roguelike Celebration on Oct 3-4, get your talk proposal in by the evening of… https://t.co/dhCjBrsP0K
Retweeted by Douglas WilsonNEW: Miami-Dade's two largest hospital sys say record-setting surge of COVID patients is younger and come from a tr… https://t.co/5CGfC2tiNQ
Retweeted by Douglas Wilson @kamibox_ph @AppStore Congrats!In particular, I definitely recommend Wide Ocean Big Jacket to anyone thinking about 3D camerawork in games.Last night I finally played @_turnfollow's Wide Ocean Big Jacket. Very charming (and funny), brimming with lots of… https://t.co/pxSs8pIogzAs 45 million Americans lost their jobs, U.S. billionaires made $584 billion. https://t.co/D16a8QUGkc
Retweeted by Douglas Wilson#BREAKING Victoria has reported 75 new coronavirus cases today
Retweeted by Douglas WilsonThe @nytimes found at least 70 people died in law enforcement custody after saying “I can’t breathe.” The majority… https://t.co/5g0bRYN9QE
Retweeted by Douglas Wilson“Turns out, it goes after the pancreas. It goes after the heart. It goes after the liver, the brain, the kidney and… https://t.co/KOyzX4eX3E
Retweeted by Douglas WilsonDonald Trump just shared a video of a supporter yelling “White Power” and I can’t help but be angry all over again… https://t.co/FsuS0mIT8B
Retweeted by Douglas WilsonSpent the weekend making the coral generation more natural 🐠 🌊 https://t.co/RbNVrxJn41
Retweeted by Douglas WilsonA devastating account of how—despite mounting evidence—Western health agencies and the WHO did not face the reality… https://t.co/euIdkv6vNI
Retweeted by Douglas WilsonAny organization that justifies bringing workers back into offices by touting their hand sanitizer and desk spacing… https://t.co/iVhZ0mtAV0
Retweeted by Douglas WilsonHong Kong, with 7.5 mil­lion res­i­dents, is one of the most densely pop­u­lated places on earth, but recorded only… https://t.co/9H7H6uHBaN
Retweeted by Douglas Wilson"As Trump grew in power, the fear of his wrath pushed Facebook into more deferential behavior toward its growing nu… https://t.co/zLTJ1Tx3Sf
Retweeted by Douglas WilsonGreat profile of how Brett Kavanaugh’s buddy Joel Kaplan is winning at Facebook. https://t.co/JeXTY6E1Ow
Retweeted by Douglas WilsonThe other shoe drops. https://t.co/l6pbdZQlhY
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6/29
2020
This is appalling. If reopening universities would require changing liability laws such that proving *negligence* i… https://t.co/FZgK3TuA7p
Retweeted by Douglas WilsonHow Raytheon Is Queering Laser Guided Munition In Yemen
Retweeted by Douglas WilsonLet’s unpack “liberty” a little bit
Retweeted by Douglas WilsonIt’s wild how accepting mass death rather than accepting a minor personal inconvenience is a core part of American society
Retweeted by Douglas WilsonI'm often critical of how the media covers conspiracy theorists. Covering how anti-vaxxers make their money is smar… https://t.co/VwxjSgotjc
Retweeted by Douglas WilsonIn Mario Party 7, Mario uses a larger than usual texture for his irises during the Ghost in the Hall minigame, pres… https://t.co/TfirwTIgJx
Retweeted by Douglas Wilson#BREAKING NONE of today's 49 new cases in Victoria were acquired overseas
Retweeted by Douglas WilsonGood/grim look at how the gov’s proposed changes to higher ed funding is all about changing what gets researched an… https://t.co/qFXZ3kdtSV
Retweeted by Douglas WilsonThe #PrincetonU Board of Trustees has voted to remove Woodrow Wilson’s name from the School of Public Policy and In… https://t.co/uTbdQm7J6T
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6/28
2020
Mix and Jam tutorial on re-creating the Mario Party minigame "Slaparazzi": https://t.co/7qXKkSHcJ1Russian operation targeted coalition troops in Afghanistan, intelligence finds https://t.co/QxynzTxbYi
Retweeted by Douglas WilsonI love this, especially the text "viruses" that affect communication. Once again, Likelike with a very forward-thin… https://t.co/8zZZp4Gmpb @Tres_Villain Oh no, hope it's nothing serious. Are you slated to do a winter intensive, or is Swinburne just on a very different calendar? @Radstronomical @RussFrushtick I couldn't get out of the mouth, if that's what you mean, so did skip the next hole.
6/27
2020

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