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Holly Gramazio @hollygramazio Whitechapel, London

Game designer, curator, writer etc. Previously: wrote @diceydungeons, directed @nowplaythese, made installations with @mathmarcault.

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Joined Twitter 5/5/09


@doougle gonna have to rerun the lava survey in ten years to find out what Netflix's influence has been (particular… https://t.co/l3XCYazJYmHypothetical online conference where we all get to air our level design / narrative design / game design criticisms… https://t.co/LSvD4tDNB2
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7/8
2020
@kurai Oh I'm glad it made it! They've been taking incredibly unpredictable amounts of time in transit but it's gre… https://t.co/REuMcPt3Cm @GriddleOctopus @six6jiang book people are on this already! There's a fair few existing CYOA-style interactive nove… https://t.co/I2PvxKZhbU
7/7
2020
@dinosaurrparty @nd_kane this does feel like something I'm a world expert on. Perilous Surfaces Authority. Ground Menace Special Advisor. @dinosaurrparty @nd_kane I haven't tried watching it yet because I worry that I'm just going to end up stomping aro… https://t.co/RoLwkWjdnB @nd_kane @dinosaurrparty it is... extremely long! https://t.co/q8Qfa5xSCy and honestly it looks like I'm now goin… https://t.co/oqBDl3XmVn @TopGnu bototom
7/4
2020
@obandsoller I like it but I'm willing to lose it from the list for increased clarity of the rule @doctorwibble @imrankhan think how much more of a delight it would be if it were "connopton" @obandsoller yes arguably it should be vowel *clusters* so "o" and "oo" for example count as different vowels @naomialderman yesss what a perfect word @barrychuckle I haven't! I'll take a look. @SimonParkin the female gramazio, yesdigging further into the "words with a lot of instances of a single vowel" tunnel (tunnul), I've just found out tha… https://t.co/Sb9kq0J4P4 @JamesWallis I haven't! I haven't even heard of it, I don't think, though I know about (and also haven't actually r… https://t.co/bhKbZYmwAX @TrentKusters I'm away from my bookshelves so I'm definitely missing some I'll kick myself for but https://t.co/XcUZ9hCrnJ @LeenaVanD @TrentKusters if I ever manage to leave Adelaide and get over to Melbourne again then please let's talk… https://t.co/jJqKia7zMO @Geertzilla hmmm, well on the one hand there are lots of words I enjoy that have all sorts of different varied sele… https://t.co/aONBfAzCLn @GriddleOctopus @JamesWallis I never seriously considered taking @terrycavanagh's surname but inasmuch as I was tem… https://t.co/C7Kp0hVSAO @JamesWallis I think so! In fact the thing that made me realise this was driving past the Arkaba Hotel. @alexhern @tef but then we coldn't distingish between eg palacas and othor pleces @alexhern I think no word could ever make my case more compellingly than "comprohonsoboloty" @WritNelson untul right efter @Annabel__always see! it's true!in fact henceforth each word should just pick one vowel and commit to it properly and wholeheartedly, eg: in fact… https://t.co/IZUKbFJYvMI've been thinking about it and the best words have: * at least three vowels * but they're all the same vowels par… https://t.co/5QX3mxl9Yc
7/3
2020
@dannybirchall I think this last batch are mostly US/UK (and not nec recommended)! But of the Australians Caswell,… https://t.co/nMHJ3cktBc @dannybirchall remembering a few more: Jan Terlouw's "How To Become King". Kenneth Lillington. Some Monica Hughes a… https://t.co/2KwDbRvtwO @dannybirchall the CBCA split its book awards into "younger readers" and "older readers" in 1982 but looking at the… https://t.co/YZiymLmzWT @dannybirchall early to mid 90s libraries in and around Adelaide had a section; I think maybe as "teenage fiction".… https://t.co/XFvtq2CINrWithout looking it up, or out the window, does the moon fill and empty: (a) from one side and then out the other, l… https://t.co/HorSDsScF2
7/2
2020
@tigershungry @v21 @bfod @site_gallery @State_of_Play hmmm okay, maybe back to three then, but at least it's three… https://t.co/xGFTuGMqq6 @v21 @bfod @site_gallery AND FURTHERMORE here's one in Minnesota which not only makes Bennett a four-time(?!!) Game… https://t.co/4VwinjlgNA @v21 @bfod shit, update: Bennett was ALSO in @site_gallery's "Playground: Game/Changers" https://t.co/ckD1TOfyVV @v21 @bfod you're welcome, there's some stuff I should be doing that I am excited to delay @v21 okay I've been reading through lists of artists in shows called Game Changers and it looks like @bfod was in t… https://t.co/BUFN2oidfz @v21 I've *curated* two called Game Changers, but didn't have any artist who appeared in both of 'em I don't think
6/30
2020
@lazerwalker I desperately love the utter transparency with which the word "aquafaba" is fancy-sounding but also th… https://t.co/xJAeaQMB4n @v21 Pease Topolski
6/27
2020
@lyyyndseyyy "jewelry" is one that always surprises meSome products are not available at all https://t.co/IPD2THc5iT @danoli3 also honestly an extra couple of thumbs would be great, I reckon put 'em next to the little fingers rather… https://t.co/2Q2SQcIfBqstill astonishing to me that "gubernatorial" is a real word and not a cutesy internet joke word in the same general family as eg "pupperino"If anyone is thinking of commissioning interactive things any time soon, a reminder that we've already made one gam… https://t.co/rJXwkHzMJ9
Retweeted by Holly GramazioI've said this before but #GDoCExpo has the single most browsable, informative, well-archived, all-round "seems eff… https://t.co/ySCMOsL2aJ
6/26
2020
@obandsoller Oh just a normal gamepad - like, that rather than keyboard controls."one metre plus" https://t.co/ng6bP42eNQ
6/23
2020
immersion https://t.co/rVjPficJ3T
6/22
2020
@jimmybond I had heard that! I wonder what the long-term implications will be - might have to run another survey in twenty years... @katbamkapow Oh I'm sorry to hear this, it's always been so thoughtfully put together, and you've found so many nea… https://t.co/hPuBFRebSA
6/21
2020
https://t.co/IlZqwaCx11 @v21 I think the thing is how you are now voluntarily complying with the rules of the game, the torment is torment… https://t.co/LpqY4gDxbf @samred Yeah I loved it, every little bit of it works so well and it's somehow both ambitious with what it includes… https://t.co/7sYqkavfsCHonestly I assumed it would be either too cutesy or too "teenagers have slow conversations about their feelings" fo… https://t.co/0up8wR6l50while I'm recommending games everyone already loves, I played "A Short Hike" the other night (which you own if you… https://t.co/yFyWS8nsM7(When we showed "Freeways" and "Desert Golfing" at Now Play This, they had I think the highest rate I saw in five y… https://t.co/uVjqvnALcDhaven't played this yet but I was saying a few days ago that Justin is one of the relatively few designers where I'… https://t.co/p6IwfZTlW6
6/20
2020
@adrianhon @naomialderman I think it depends on how fast they're moving - if it's been a few minutes but going effi… https://t.co/geN4aiktrZ
6/18
2020
@acfdt do we need a game curators support group where we all just take turns to say ideas we've had that we definit… https://t.co/hUQTuIBgDm @BRKeogh @TrentKusters @Tezamondo (anyway here in Adelaide we're just excited to be included in the bickering for a… https://t.co/N9qZnVGhnK @BRKeogh @TrentKusters @Tezamondo last time that we went to both Melbourne and Sydney everyone in Melbourne was vic… https://t.co/sLAqzkX4jz
6/17
2020
@studioanisa this is a great reading and I think Sharpay's "we're majorly skin-tone compatible" makes it pretty textual
6/14
2020
@markarnot I believe current consensus is "sold for scrap, some of it turned into souvenirs" but there's strong rum… https://t.co/8CJdqN8ryQlook we've been over this: the opinion columnists are right, it's bad to write on Churchill statues, just do what h… https://t.co/MhcoRHUQnF
6/12
2020
Being one of the few Black directors in the UK is a whole thing…more details (and stories) to come, in the meantime… https://t.co/m8bmoQjJQR
Retweeted by Holly Gramaziogonna be on this four minutes if anyone's desire to hear me have opinions about games is somehow not fully satisfie… https://t.co/aycAZhCHTk
6/11
2020
@astroblob I also didn't have to mention Aarseth! It's possible! The supervisors exist! that doesn't help with th… https://t.co/MniTIbdyNwwatching this and it's exactly as interesting as you'd expect, i.e. if this sounds boring to you then it probably w… https://t.co/67OTrIDYwL
6/10
2020
@KommanderKlobb mmm, I was thinking about how Churchill reputedly dumped the Skylon in a river because he thought i… https://t.co/rZpI5IYpL5
6/8
2020
@nicolasnova @gaelhurlimann (fwiw I think there's been a fair bit of tweeting from people in the same meeting who d… https://t.co/UQCqazvt2A
6/5
2020
"patent gymnasticon", 1798 seems like an oversight to invent gym equipment without also inventing gym clothes and… https://t.co/D6hFLlyZqc(for the record, it's my home town so I dropped the council a line; they say they agree there's a problem and they'… https://t.co/qVDuv8a0N1
6/4
2020
terra nullius but make it videogames https://t.co/SCaROSVXhN https://t.co/jvlRHAhhao
6/3
2020
i know australians want to help with restorative justice in america, but our dollar is weak as shit right now and w… https://t.co/2frPhqFrrM
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5/31
2020
4. Reading @SelinaNThompson's "Big Night Out" at 10:30pm on a Friday made me miss nights out a lot and simultaneous… https://t.co/BmHtV3BOHr3. They "ask in return only that you find a way to give an hour of your time to somebody who needs it." "only" is… https://t.co/N2iO4IeaTG2. The construction of it as a "festival" is very good, I think: most people of course will read the performances a… https://t.co/FZwMHCKh2J1. Not all of the works included were created anew for Paper Stages, and it's weirdly comforting to me to see exist… https://t.co/ARpYrdzfExPaper Stages, from @ForestFringe, is as lovely and varied as everyone's saying: a tiny book, a "series of performan… https://t.co/ABTDuAvT8E
5/29
2020
@jericawebber Thank you! it makes it incredibly exciting to get, say, a form with the supermarket order saying that… https://t.co/w8iemVTvcp @Aosher of course the trick is that although they *feel* personal, they're all applicable to almost everyone: we sh… https://t.co/cXy6IrpPCmwhoops, had the permissions on the send-me-a-postcard form set wrong but it should be working now! It's linked from… https://t.co/2OjUYp6S0E @joonturbo There's a form that I had the permissions set wrong for but it's fixed now, gimme your address and I'll send a postcard @mewo2 sorry, fixed now! Thanks for letting me know! @digitalmaverick whoops, fixed now I think, sorry! @lyyyndseyyy whoops, thanks, fixed - should work now! @Aosher enjoy DELICIOUS HAND WINEIt is every wombat's dream to be a wombat, https://t.co/Ovupyqztvuand I have to post the cards to someone (ideally they'll also arrive, but that's not required for them to be a vali… https://t.co/jWd7OFlnopI have to write a postcard-y what-I've-been-up-to message on the cards (it doesn't have to be true - we had a lot o… https://t.co/TatiOVU8hoThe rules are: I can't buy anything with the intention of turning it into a postcard, but anything that I already… https://t.co/O49cN1BnjEFor the past month I've been cutting up the scraps and papers of my particular experience of lockdown, and making p… https://t.co/0oKdpS4nj5 @vivschwarz I do love to salt biscuits, it's true. @molleindustria I'm having a very good time messing around with the likelike enviroment! (Once Terry helped me figu… https://t.co/uAQVQqlYsp
5/28
2020
@alexbennetts Great, I did NOT pack for winter but I will be so cosy in my haute couture forest cape! I imagine I'l… https://t.co/tfDLFrlipJ @alexbennetts two important questions, one: as an Australian citizen who is not normally resident do I qualify for… https://t.co/BMrOVZxoEu
5/26
2020
@kurai oh that's great @kurai https://t.co/ODShLsVHq8 @kurai his personality is "charmingly hapless". Below we see him in Episodio 8, "Il panino perfetto", dismayed by t… https://t.co/2fia8p1rht
5/25
2020

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