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Dan Griliopoulos. Writer @Improbableio. Absolver/Quote/40K Gladius. Philosophy+games book: https://t.co/QgHybFgMQy. Manc/Atheist/Jew/Greek/Welsh/Colourblind

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Joined Twitter 5/25/07


Special mention for all those telling me to piss off and move to the EU if I don’t like Brexit even as Brexit remov… https://t.co/W5m7iDHqqi
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1/19
2020
In the 1700s, Scottish students interrupted their professor’s “harangues” by yawning, which would result in him als… https://t.co/ihOVxfL3G5
Retweeted by Octopo 🍳🐙 🇪🇺 @zptr @Batsphinx @richardcobbett @ultrabrilliant @HillyTheFish There's such a story here... @ms45 *fool @ms45 Haha. I was only joking. I'd love to see it - one of my favourite books. The description of creeping home wit… https://t.co/9fC9UdatvUPrinciples have no real force except when one is well-fed.
Retweeted by Octopo 🍳🐙 🇪🇺 @locust9 Sounds yum. Will try it.Producer: we're going to cut one location. Publisher: it's too slow/bleak to sell. Pep it up. Artist: 1920s ain't… https://t.co/fYfT7uZZ8XDouble Fine is hiring!! We’re always looking to improve our diversity, so I want to personally encourage folks from… https://t.co/BovZWceZak
Retweeted by Octopo 🍳🐙 🇪🇺 @richardcobbett @Batsphinx @ultrabrilliant Could all be BS though. Let's see if @HillyTheFish remembers or cares... @ProducerJohnN Oh God a huge amount. A massive Ork army that needs stripping and redoing. A ton of chaos robots. Nu… https://t.co/k6F51ZB9sF @GasheadAu @schillingc @ACSFX @SimonParkin Is it good? Not seen it either. @richardcobbett @Batsphinx @ultrabrilliant Yeah, I heard that much of the review was done without seeing the game..… https://t.co/nCx7kTCyTp
1/18
2020
@ultrabrilliant Oh the story behind the exclusive on that is INFAMOUS. IIRC the publisher sent them to the develope… https://t.co/gpWzkQz8D3The Purge, but only grandmas can break the law. That's it. That's the pitch.
Retweeted by Octopo 🍳🐙 🇪🇺 @ProducerJohnN That's amazing. There's hope for my backlog yet... @Ruairi_Iliffe I mean, it's Bioshock! @ManMadeMoon Pension for Violence. Nanihilation. The Running Gran. Giro Bravo. No Country For All Men. (Sorry)I think a self-sustaining colony on Mars within 50 years is bullshit. I'm not even sure humans can survive 12 month… https://t.co/zIpLMaEfU1
Retweeted by Octopo 🍳🐙 🇪🇺https://t.co/tQSvef8LreRIP Derek Fowlds AKA 'Mr Derek' AKA Sir Bernard Woolley. This is as classic a scene in British comedy as they come. https://t.co/39ihhITtjD
Retweeted by Octopo 🍳🐙 🇪🇺 @HMRCcustomers I have a gap in my NIC record for the time I was a fulltime undergraduate student - is that correct?When Guile lets his hair down (jaco365)😂 https://t.co/KBTQHsKdaq
Retweeted by Octopo 🍳🐙 🇪🇺"In the near future, the first dollar that most kids in the world make, will be inside of a game.." Herman Narula,… https://t.co/EKJhmVuCCk
Retweeted by Octopo 🍳🐙 🇪🇺Imagine writing this article. Imagine writing this article and then feeling proud that you wrote it. https://t.co/Clh9zK1Lmg
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1/17
2020
@JumpOvertheAge You seem like you're talking about it perfectly coherently, albeit allusively. Happy to wait until it's done though. :)Game-design twitter, can you guys point me at games that develop a unique and consistent language in puzzle design?… https://t.co/PmUu14Hs5t
Retweeted by Octopo 🍳🐙 🇪🇺 @Optimaximal @Jam_sponge @jimburnsdave @capt_neb In terms of CGI and production quality, I meant. I can't un-see ch… https://t.co/tGC939a9U8During Sea of Thieves last night, we had two entire skelly forts' worth of loot with us. Tried to put in at an outp… https://t.co/XqO5XBbJYq
Retweeted by Octopo 🍳🐙 🇪🇺 @jimburnsdave @Jam_sponge @Optimaximal @capt_neb Ah, okay. I just kept cringing throughout: "she's yer muvver, lier… https://t.co/GD1OPabxxX @Optimaximal @jimburnsdave @Jam_sponge @capt_neb Netflix has spoiled me? @The_MADDIS @Jam_sponge @Optimaximal @capt_neb Yep, Lyra was wonderful. A nuanced, fresh and subtle performance. @jimburnsdave @Jam_sponge @Optimaximal @capt_neb Interested though; I couldn't get past the (to me) clichéd script… https://t.co/w65QqJh78U @jimburnsdave @Jam_sponge @Optimaximal @capt_neb @MckKirk https://t.co/ccpYspmnSV @The_MADDIS @Jam_sponge @Optimaximal @capt_neb Lyra or Coulter? @david_whitney @ManMadeMoon @SixxDemonBag I always see it as a spiritual follow-up to Gillian's Brazil - in my head… https://t.co/JGV69ltosO @Optimaximal @capt_neb @Jam_sponge I can't stand her performance. Cringed every time she came on the screen. She ma… https://t.co/JRSbNoJasR
1/16
2020
And now I want to get the drifting DeLorean MARTY (Multiple Actuator Research Test bed for Yaw control) to play Rid… https://t.co/0vRjD0duNo @GasheadAu I had one of those! Exact same model. Oddly uncomfortable. @TracyAnnO See also Hugo Boss!Amazing piece... best recap I’ve ever come across of where we are on the journey to the Metaverse And includes a… https://t.co/Kky9vCyuGk
Retweeted by Octopo 🍳🐙 🇪🇺 @The_Rabbit42 @docsquiddy Wait how do you have non-garlic aioli? @Optimaximal @capt_neb @Jam_sponge Agree. Honestly, the movie was better - better cast, better pace, better effects… https://t.co/lt4q5Y9WZwHello UK freelancers! It's a new year, so I'd love to add some more writers to PC Gamer's pool of freelance newshou… https://t.co/fRaUc8NLO0
Retweeted by Octopo 🍳🐙 🇪🇺 @bonzrat Fuck. I know everything about 40k. We just need a Sigmarite and we know *everything*. @bonzrat That'll do, bin. That'll do. https://t.co/kJRMEIcnLg @Michael_French Show Yourself is good - but I'm a Lost in the Woods or Into the Unknown kinda snowguy. @XHNews Did you lose the link?The sequence in the movie is just perfect BTW: https://t.co/bcUy7y2h6eInput: we have now seen Frozen II twice and the songs are on constant loop in the house (with the Gummy Bear song f… https://t.co/9ixtzr09YoWelcome to 2020, freelancers! When clients pay late, the law says that you have the right to charge late fees PLUS… https://t.co/oKutAe6dpw
Retweeted by Octopo 🍳🐙 🇪🇺 @CHGardiner Passerby: How do I enter the group? Groups: Toot-and-come-in! *The curse of the pharaohs descends*Tilda Swinton David Lynch The ghost of Kyu Sakamoto https://t.co/JHEHIC6IAG @RishiAlwani @DanDawkins Was that the one with the amazing Lamborghini car crash that uncovered the money laundering trail?You arrive at a gate with two guards. Guard 1: Halt, traveler. You must solve our riddle to continue. Guard 2: ʰᵉʳᵉ… https://t.co/RYB8uNZG4T
Retweeted by Octopo 🍳🐙 🇪🇺 @magdalenoxford Whoever is curating this account now is exactly my flavour of batshit. Thank you!It’s raining . . . 8. Cats and dogs (English) 7. Old ladies and sticks (Welsh) 6. Like a pissing cow (French) 5. A… https://t.co/OvHn334pLm
Retweeted by Octopo 🍳🐙 🇪🇺 @MrJonty Vore... vore never changes. @DevRelCallum @imrejele Or anyone making an Animal Farm-ing game that would fit nicely with the party theme... 🤔 @ErnOpp @xeni If you're interested in the downfall of techbroism, probably.
1/15
2020
@ErnOpp Do you follow @xeni ? Sounds like this all going to get even messier.I love this from @Nigella_Lawson on having “enough” of things and why it’s comforting https://t.co/K0mlGK4pw1
Retweeted by Octopo 🍳🐙 🇪🇺 @glassbottommeg Oh that hurts. I carried so many of those around. They're sitting in a chest somewhere now.related to nothing whatsoever, @GIBiz is hiring, we would like one (1) esports writer please, and we would very muc… https://t.co/JFQHBXCvwi
Retweeted by Octopo 🍳🐙 🇪🇺bernie sanders explained to elizabeth warren the intricate combat system and his optimal team build while playing x… https://t.co/6ZWNZdIAHE
Retweeted by Octopo 🍳🐙 🇪🇺I’ll be celebrating Roger Robinson’s #TSEliotPrize win by asking my students to write about their own ‘portable par… https://t.co/GtGDUqgKl4
Retweeted by Octopo 🍳🐙 🇪🇺 @nyphur @SimoRoth 100% this... if we can still access it after January this year.Can you believe @JuergensMelina went from @NinjaTheory's editor/photographer to playing the lead role of Senua in H… https://t.co/LZsNbKy4IE
Retweeted by Octopo 🍳🐙 🇪🇺 @GasheadAu I gave up and migrated to https://t.co/qGD5RIre6L. expensive but was tired of getting hacked. @Sonic_Screwup Congratulations! @TheWritersGuild @joningold @haikus_by_KN @OverTheAlpsGame Oh congratulations! Made me all Riddle of the Sands-y playing it.#wggbawards Best Writing in a Videogame is won by @joningold, @haikus_by_KN + Nick Bush for @OverTheAlpsGame https://t.co/RkkUAXZ3jj
Retweeted by Octopo 🍳🐙 🇪🇺 @lizardengland Here's a fun one. Daggerfall Unity has a small game scene that spools out 161k sqkm terrain, 12k loc… https://t.co/1Bj5kSO84l
Retweeted by Octopo 🍳🐙 🇪🇺Really enjoyed running The Signal From Tölva's terrain through some schmancy erosion and sediment simulations. Mode… https://t.co/h0WgW02F82
Retweeted by Octopo 🍳🐙 🇪🇺look if you don’t believe some games are “real games” just because they’re coded feminine i am not about to unpack… https://t.co/qHcoSpxnQI
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1/14
2020
This is some wild bullshit. All my friends are artists and writers. We don’t read each other’s work. There’s just n… https://t.co/gVR2cOXlOn
Retweeted by Octopo 🍳🐙 🇪🇺Before I head off to bed, let me express my absolute love again for the game "Outer Wilds." It's been the perfect t… https://t.co/mxWx2wpAM1
Retweeted by Octopo 🍳🐙 🇪🇺A thread: Last week, MIT released a probe into its dealings w/ child rapist Jeffrey Epstein It shows MIT Media La… https://t.co/9D3v28iqAG
Retweeted by Octopo 🍳🐙 🇪🇺Barrister resolves long-standing problem of Jewish husband refusing to allow former wife to remarry by bringing pri… https://t.co/9iD2dT5LEd
Retweeted by Octopo 🍳🐙 🇪🇺 @NerdyPharmacist Oh it's the best of the malts. @iucounu It is where I now live! Apparently. @Willeth *me @Willeth Oh totally. Just putting it out there, to an audience of memCondition: Used - fair.May never be used to Kent. https://t.co/X8DddjLwQwStill not used to Kent. https://t.co/i8fKt8UlkU @MothTwiceborn @peachesanscream After the funeral, my daughter said: "Now let's dig up the bird again. If it's gone… https://t.co/XZmJ7IRAtg
Retweeted by Octopo 🍳🐙 🇪🇺 @MothTwiceborn @peachesanscream My daughter, aged 4, asked me where dead people went. I told her that some people b… https://t.co/a47uIeUgXS
Retweeted by Octopo 🍳🐙 🇪🇺New boyfriend is allergic to kitten so can't keep him :( He's ginger & named Tom. Friendly. Comes when called. 28yrs-old & works in IT.
Retweeted by Octopo 🍳🐙 🇪🇺Took my two year old to walk around a graveyard (it’s the goth version of going to the park) Me: “what’s the matte… https://t.co/oHTbnApH2B
Retweeted by Octopo 🍳🐙 🇪🇺 @disappointment @lagoon83 @liquidindian @benpartridge I swear that joke was stolen from Maid Marian's Merry Men. @darbotron Exactly. That's very reassuring, thank you. @Slaktus Thank you! Immediately despaired that coding was like flying planes...(Learning some Visual Studio & Unreal...) I'm watching a tutorial where someone's explaining standardised colour-co… https://t.co/rlNQqeB3bWTrain passing through Maeklong Railway Market in Bangkok 🚊 https://t.co/U3EZsgIVnV
Retweeted by Octopo 🍳🐙 🇪🇺 @stepickford @ms45 It's just one of those words that doesn't straight translate. It's a simmering resentment or ang… https://t.co/hBDzQw8o5a @DemeryUK :D @stepickford @ms45 Sorry! Note to self: avoid obscure yiddish lexicon. @ms45 https://t.co/L2gAZlTKrnThat Sword of Damocles feeling of knowing your other half is broyges with you about something... but you have no idea what it is.😖
1/13
2020

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