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Hayden Dingman @haydencd San Francisco, CA

"Games Journalist" is the derogatory term they use for me. Usually at PCWorld, occasionally at PC Gamer and elsewhere. Always tired. haydendingman@gmail.com

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Joined Twitter 2/26/09


Palm Springs was a pretty cute film. https://t.co/iT6l2Bw9Km
7/11
2020
Anyway, yes, ban cars or at least drastically reduce their presence in cities and normalize pedestrian/cycling thor… https://t.co/MbjBt3gmND...Where does this New York Times article think Uber's cars come from? https://t.co/NyXbklKvlH @frogsquadron @jimrossignol Seconding Islanders. It's like Townscaper but slightly more directed/game-y.
7/9
2020
Gamekid, a Game Boy emulator I built for the Playdate. A hobby project to learn about the handheld console of my ch… https://t.co/T5WhnZrA69
Retweeted by Hayden Dingman @philrowen I've been reading a lot of Agatha Christie lately and half of them are incredible and the other half are… https://t.co/dzcmfkqbaj
7/8
2020
Ennio Morricone walking up to heaven like: https://t.co/We7cRtjQn9The terrifying & beautiful Cathedral's of Zdzisław Beksiński (1929-2005). They appear to be made of cobwebs & bones… https://t.co/3N7CpUwPSu
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7/6
2020
Ban fireworks.
7/5
2020
@BlaneHumphries @AsaTJ @FraserIBrown That's true, it is a public event now. 🙃 @FraserIBrown I'll definitely be visiting if my government (and yours I guess) ever gets its shit together. @deaco2000 @jeremy_peel So proud of you as well mate. I don't know fuck-all about football but you've been killing it.
7/3
2020
@jeremy_peel I'll miss the Paradox Con crew more than anyone else I think. Just following @deaco2000 out the door though. @JonBolds Miss you too. If you're ever DMing long distance let me know, I'd be honored to play a session with you. @AutomaticZen I'll just have to do it as a party trick now.I've got a few more weeks and a few more articles to write, but it's time to do something else. In with one console… https://t.co/I31aNKBnktIt was the Last of Us 2 discourse that did it. (Joking.) (But maybe not joking.)Hey friends, some news: I'm leaving games journalism.
7/2
2020
@Yedois Yeah, I can think of a lot of dream features in that vein i.e. being able to swap architectural styles (as… https://t.co/yTf7tF2BTL @rshunter88 It's super basic (at the moment, at least) and yet I've spent almost two hours with it already. @Yedois I think people/traffic would be a nice touch if it's possible, and I'd like some more control over the grid… https://t.co/lI9A24qTAN @Donski3 Just for you, bb. 💜 https://t.co/5gYpMDiH1sMaking little seaside towns all day long. Nobody screaming in pain. Nobody getting stabbed in the throat. True art. https://t.co/bfrhjhajZJTownscaper is my GOTY 2020. https://t.co/mTZXPXfgIG https://t.co/2TIvoJiVnl
7/1
2020
A friend once warned me the studio they worked for was contemplating hiring a private investigator to follow me aro… https://t.co/mBZiyy7kOM
6/30
2020
If you need something pleasant and soothing, go to your Racial Justice indie bundle on Itchio, find "Just Rain". It… https://t.co/embQhvrCaT
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6/24
2020
Ellie, having read 15 notes now about the Scars faction making life miserable for the WLF: "Wow, who do you think murdered these people?"The horses in The Last of Us 2 don't even have shrinking testicles 0/10
Retweeted by Hayden Dingman @michael_regan What can I say? Rockstar set the bar high.The horses in The Last of Us 2 don't even have shrinking testicles 0/10 @AutomaticZen I bought it at Target today. I feel like the era of "needing a pre-order to get a game on release day… https://t.co/8cuv5A62AWAt least they picked a good Pearl Jam song.Ah, we've finally reached that part of the generation where games come on two discs, I see.
6/20
2020
LIVE VIDEO: The "West Coast Port Shutdown" Juneteenth rally is underway at the Port of Oakland.… https://t.co/9BI46fdIpI
Retweeted by Hayden Dingmanin 7 years of retail (GameStop) I was only verbally assaulted/threatened *once* and it was by an off-duty police of… https://t.co/12CsvFtZem
Retweeted by Hayden Dingman @SPNKr @pretorhunter @Michael_Truly @barryjneely It's a pyramid scheme I run where instead of making money you just get rid of keyboards. @pretorhunter @Michael_Truly @barryjneely @SPNKr You should've just asked me. Chances are the one he's going to sen… https://t.co/MzZlPy0se0the american dream is to make a lot of money with computers and then to never touch computers ever again
Retweeted by Hayden Dingman @AutomaticZen Damn dude, I thought you had a sick back tattoo for a second. @michael_regan Same. I think EA is smarter than that but you never can tell.EA Play 2020: Star Wars: Squadrons gameplay, the return of Skate, and not much else https://t.co/5BQV7X8Bns by @haydencd
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6/19
2020
OH SHIT SKATEI mean whatever, arena shooters are all derivative. But at least call it "Rocket Paradise" or "Cirque du V2" or something.I still can't believe this studio just took the old Quake mod Rocket Arena, didn't even change the name, and was like "We made this."Josef Fares is like "What if David Cage, but fun?"Twitch chat. My lord.Hey. Hey you. Titanfall 2's on Steam. https://t.co/TacFSzOTwe @brockwilbur Over and above the police state ramifications, it's clear this is a ploy to both drive down unemployme… https://t.co/DH50v8DJ2DI can't. https://t.co/4ZeqfeiktADACA recipient on @CNN few mins ago: “This is not a long-term solution. Trump could choose to rescind this program… https://t.co/P01lbsqNlR
Retweeted by Hayden DingmanBREAKING: Christopher Columbus statue at San Francisco's Coit Tower taken down early this morning. This is ahead o… https://t.co/K5xBkD44mL
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6/18
2020
Game Industry Arguments Calendar: J: DLC bad? F: Review scores? M: GDC, too expensive? A: Dark Souls easy mode? M:… https://t.co/OoZXDjltFK
Retweeted by Hayden Dingman @jdlugosinski Ha, I wrote the article so it's more "I MEANT WHAT I SAID!" Cheers! Happy to spread the jizz gospel (… https://t.co/l99wdWVw0WI mean, I can, but.I cannot believe we're talking about reviews and review scores again. @jdlugosinski Actually... https://t.co/0hArISnOfyCANDYMAN, at the intersection of white violence and black pain, is about unwilling martyrs. The people they were, t… https://t.co/3gQKFbTRNp
Retweeted by Hayden Dingman @screencuisine https://t.co/YzEim8ZVTl @beelzerob @screencuisine Ha, it's the genre of music from the Star Wars Cantina scene. Not joking, that's what they called it. Jizz music."Things Would Get Better If People Cared About Other People" https://t.co/yy9GuFF4IM
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6/17
2020
FUCK. (Sound is mandatory.) https://t.co/ECT7XGsqXI😮 https://t.co/CYK5pgpugkDemo is available if you're interested. Resolution options seem a bit busted at the moment but damn it's cool. https://t.co/1Az4C7FtNJThis game Genesis Noir has one of the coolest (playable) intros I've ever seen. I've literally never seen anything… https://t.co/ogLAEX5H5fI'm no @screencuisine but I did my best impression. https://t.co/f2K5QH0VYQI get to take Labor Day off for the first time in eight years.Watching Upload and it's like "What if The Good Place but trying too hard?"
6/16
2020
A 70-year-old man in Seattle survived the coronavirus, got applauded by staff when he left the hospital after 62 da… https://t.co/ywxBrr2pCR
Retweeted by Hayden Dingmanjust told by the head of the Atlanta Police Foundation that 19 Atlanta Police officers resigned over the weekend: "… https://t.co/AVR2GQ6DXH
Retweeted by Hayden Dingman @HalfTangible I blocked you because I could. @HalfTangible You don't pay for a membership at a public library you dipshit.people at protest have been distributing masks and disinfectants one million percent better than the government did… https://t.co/9q97PJyvyO
Retweeted by Hayden DingmanThis reporter was threatened, assaulted, and had his bike stolen and its tires slashed by violent protestors defend… https://t.co/YlBrsgjyJY
Retweeted by Hayden DingmanPlease keep the Last of Us discourse coming.
6/15
2020
@austin_walker I like it most when they phrase it as "making sure I understand," as if I am an unruly child.CAN WE WAKE TF UP https://t.co/q8rm43OZFK
Retweeted by Hayden DingmanProtesters in Atlanta shutdown an interstate after the murder of Rayshard Brooks by police. #RayshardBrookshttps://t.co/ruwXas1KOI
Retweeted by Hayden DingmanBlack Lives still Matter even though you’ve decided to stop tweeting about it.
Retweeted by Hayden Dingman @FuzzyDoug @somepurplestuff @Jamyz6 @pyschicaxolotl I literally am a working writer, you goon.The estimate is now that over 100,000 people came together in support of #BlackLivesMatter in Paris today. https://t.co/P8snXi2rOH
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6/14
2020
Future Games Show finishes off a big not-E3 day with more must-watch game reveals https://t.co/ZtEEgBuxIo by @haydencd
Retweeted by Hayden Dingman @grmartin But there were actually three separate shows today technically, which is why six hours long. @grmartin It's been my favorite show so far this year. They tightened up the pacing a lot during quarantine (since… https://t.co/lsUUA5duH7 @grmartin Send help, I'm dying. @grmartin Literally six hours in.This presentation for Blankos Block party just explained the concept of "seasonal content" and...surely we're beyon… https://t.co/rfl8Qfq768 @yumecaty Better title, imo. @slatermaus Enjoy purgatory, I guess. @slatermaus We're clearly talking about public libraries, but thanks. @SixBitProxyWax Very excited for you to tell me whether 2600 BCE or 1600 CE came first. https://t.co/SmqlrUdLkyThe PC Gaming Show 2020: These are the new games PC enthusiasts need to see https://t.co/HOPp0hD8Fg by @haydencd
Retweeted by Hayden Dingman @dgkimpton @understatedove1 @globaldr0wning @RvLeshrac @albedoa @Paganliam @Mcstronghuge And if you think any "redu… https://t.co/j4hUquB6wo @dgkimpton @understatedove1 @globaldr0wning @RvLeshrac @albedoa @Paganliam @Mcstronghuge You are just a fount of ba… https://t.co/jx3PQS0efJThis is really fucking cool (and not just because Evan occasionally edits my articles). https://t.co/eIQnTKneVeThe PC Gaming Show's really leaned into the quarantine format and I'm fucking digging it. More of this, please. https://t.co/NksgeuVPD2 @HeyDmart It looks very pretty. @alixjmc That's not what the tweet is about though, is it? @RvLeshrac @albedoa @Paganliam @Mcstronghuge Again, nothing to do with my original tweet.People replying with "But libraries pay for ebooks" or any variation thereof completely missed the point of this tweet. @LukeDaniBlue You wrote a lengthy thread that had nothing to do with what I wrote at all, but go off.
6/13
2020

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