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James Wallis @JamesWallis London, England

Studio Manager at Green Board Games in the UK, part of the Asmodee group. I make, play, study, teach & live games. Political opinions and awful jokes are my own

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Joined Twitter 12/5/06


@tkingdot In Europe they follow an ISO standard that runs from peta-reverend at the top right down to pico-reverend… https://t.co/vX92L0ePnDTop 10% of revenue-generating authors could band together to demand massive publishing reform. Remote positions. Pa… https://t.co/ur5mkMdNaN
Retweeted by James Wallis @philippawarr We were playing it this evening, and I wrote a review of it in TTG a couple of issues back. It is a v… https://t.co/HsghGaTt1Y @philippawarr Yeti in the House?Tory MP sent on £8,000 Saudi-funded trip becomes head of UK arms committee https://t.co/CtBaF2mgjT
Retweeted by James WallisFor those of you spreading memes that Tim Berners-Lee invented the internet, read the man's t-shirt please. https://t.co/ib30EXyKFQ
Retweeted by James WallisLess than a day apart https://t.co/pYZPIAyaoi
Retweeted by James WallisI’ve never seen this before: a publicly placed psy-op targeting one person https://t.co/HC0kvgDhdJ
Retweeted by James Wallis @xiotex They sound vile. All the nastiness of sugar-free, and all the disadvantages of sugar. I shall avoid. @xiotex So, uh, what was in this breakfast? Asking for a friend. (Hope you're okay.)When @netflix copies your homework 🤦🏻‍♂️ https://t.co/9o2ACFMD7j
Retweeted by James WallisHi I’m Boris Johnson, you may remember me from such hits as “care homes only get five tests each” and “no we won’t… https://t.co/bwRt7Sx01U
Retweeted by James WallisBoris Johnson. Time between clapping for care homes and blaming them for his mistakes and the deaths they caused: l… https://t.co/r4E4Az3wJY
Retweeted by James Wallis‘Dominic Cummings did the right thing’ ‘Care home workers did the wrong thing’ Blimey.
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7/7
2020
Tim Vine seeks to subvert the noble art of credibility but credibility cannot be denied. Like nature, it finds a wa… https://t.co/3NiyrsUZyg
Retweeted by James WallisI am lucky enough to own a piece of original Kovalic art and it is gorgeous. This is your chance. https://t.co/Ajvp8LM4rzGovernment Admits Incompetence, Gives Up https://t.co/ao5h5YB5yI
Retweeted by James Wallis @LeaveHQ This is so pigshit stupid that for a moment I thought Darren Grimes had written it. @loresjoberg Doctor Robotnik, same fetish. @GreyTheTick I checked, it's the first letter of each of the chapter titles, not the chapters themselves.This year we will be hosting a few sessions for @UKGamesExpo Online. The first is an informal “fireside” chat betw… https://t.co/oS2fqAzhwR
Retweeted by James WallisNot only is this one of the most glorious moments of recent UK TV, it is also genuinely important. Please wear a… https://t.co/bXxp1KlfT3
Retweeted by James WallisThe US Army War College is recruiting 2 people to assist in their wargaming efforts. Another great opportunity for… https://t.co/CP20BJ6Wl7
Retweeted by James WallisSmall Boy completed his D*vid Walli*ms book collection today, so I finally decided to take a read of the latest. (I… https://t.co/65wgFM08Y0
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7/6
2020
@GreyTheTick Those were indeed my two. I believe if you take the first letter of each chapter in Fourth Dimension,… https://t.co/64AevIYp4g @GreyTheTick Thanks for your high praise, but do you mean the Sonic gamebooks I did for Puffin or the Sonic novels… https://t.co/Z1ho6TBsNl @nielsen_holly Wow. It's a beautiful thing and I am very envious.If you have not read this, you must. It is extraordinary. https://t.co/nuSxk7uxaFThree years ago today, I wrote a column speculating on what the future of football might look like. It’s been inter… https://t.co/OeVatLTlzG
Retweeted by James Wallis @nielsen_holly Really stunning. Two questions: what are the other games; and what did it cost? @TheLudoquist @ellalovesbg Something something people in glass houses something something.Clapping for the NHS a bit desultory around here. I think everyone was in the pub.BREAKING: Our new poll with @Survation: 🏥 76% want the NHS reinstated as a fully public service 🏥 78% want the NH… https://t.co/8uPSGQOe51
Retweeted by James WallisVery naughty boy gets cross https://t.co/vw9K9VAk2JSlackers pass history test https://t.co/vw9K9VAk2JWow this #JudgeDredd game has got terrible graphics. https://t.co/V8tWnJE2BT
Retweeted by James WallisDid you know that over 90% of climate scientists think global warming will be so severe by 2038 or so that we'll hi… https://t.co/g02MrDvYVW
Retweeted by James WallisAmerica: our slave labor is too sick from the plague to fight forest fires on independence day https://t.co/5e6RcYE9ro
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7/5
2020
Looking forward to seeing our lovely customers next week! #shopsafe #socialdistancing @BAbooksellers #castlecary https://t.co/oyYGMGM1UC
Retweeted by James Wallis @REDROMINA A farm boy does a favour for the woman who used to own his PDA.https://t.co/PHOSTaTVy0
Retweeted by James WallisThe majority of 4th July posts I'm seeing today--mostly on Facebook--involve pictures of men with guns. Feeling in… https://t.co/cHeCjtjttVthe fact the government have gicen wetherspoons a £48 million grant when the owner is literally a billionaire but w… https://t.co/SySgGhCcPX
Retweeted by James WallisDo not listen. This is shit advice. I have nothing to do with this. In the wise words of my wife. “What has chan… https://t.co/YhOlc8rKP4
Retweeted by James WallisI’m old enough to remember when Boris Johnson said he doesn’t do gestures this morning https://t.co/uW870kyPpi
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7/4
2020
@BillTweeterson This quote appears nowhere in Pepys' diaries. @loresjoberg In 2003, a few months into the Iraq war, I told the Attorney General of the United Kingdom that his g… https://t.co/mrCRXM4mm5it's now legal for two households to meet up, but they have to be both alike in dignity
Retweeted by James WallisEvidence-based leadership from the new Private Eye - in shops now! https://t.co/rFo22snrle
Retweeted by James Wallis @Iain_Coleman Online, though?Peak UK2020: Can't renew my driver's licence because the website needs to fetch my passport photo, and it's expired… https://t.co/MyDSX2xMNZThere's a key visual in this image, the flag waving politician is being moved along by an unnamed worker, on ropes… https://t.co/1YJYLOQ0wO
Retweeted by James Wallis @TheLudoquist I've got a white 4x4 here if that's any use to you, mint in box--wife was asked to order a 5x5 and mis-clicked.Peter Cushing about to score a win in his HG Wells 'Little Wars' floor game (1956) https://t.co/JjkbqGLG34
Retweeted by James WallisBoris Johnson: “I don’t believe in gestures” https://t.co/3hd2G88YID
Retweeted by James Wallis @hollygramazio It was kind of his encore to La Disparition, it's quite short. I found it hard to read: the vowel re… https://t.co/FALBI8AUP0 @4ChitsNGiggles I will (to my wife's exasperation) be buying the Deep Sea Adventure one too as soon as I get a chance. @hollygramazio Relevant: have you ever read Georges Perec's Les Revenents, which was translated (brilliantly) into… https://t.co/gRqDYletNu @hollygramazio Is the same true of placenames? Alabama, Caracas, Mississippi, Rimini, Morocco, Atlanta, &c.? @4ChitsNGiggles I have the Octo Coffee one and it's really lovely, if slightly smaller than my usual coffee needs.
7/3
2020
I am not Ghislaine Maxwell's attorney (nor would I be), but I suggest she release the following statement: I will n… https://t.co/6i2Xtu5Bgo
Retweeted by James WallisSiri: show me a distillation of western conservative ideology in two pictures https://t.co/23WP8km72c
Retweeted by James WallisSad about all the theatres closing. Sad they didn't get any funding from the Government to tide them over. Sad abou… https://t.co/IZm4DoZ3WP @nibcardgames This is absolutely brilliant. The components and kits look superb. I can't wait to see the new wave o… https://t.co/QJu7IxsKMAMeanwhile in positive good news https://t.co/nPGXJ0WuNp
Retweeted by James Wallis @Marc_Gascoigne Was it actually Freeland? Wow. I know he used it in a bunch of mixes. Anyway, huge thanks, it's ear… https://t.co/tPerKpANrUThis. This. This. https://t.co/9YG9GSRPfk
Retweeted by James WallisTwitter! A rap/breaks track about fifteen years ago. Lyrics include 'Air guitar is my Shangri-La, in the middle of… https://t.co/zi4fGmcIO3Could anyone give me just one example of where outsourcing has worked really well in the NHS or indeed any public s… https://t.co/gu341goxMJ
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7/2
2020
Matt Hancock's OTHER useless app: remember the 750,000 "volunteer responders" recruited to support the NHS in March… https://t.co/GoYWrC72Tj
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7/1
2020
What if... all the bad 2020 things have piled into the front end, like oil and water separating? And the rest of 20… https://t.co/5GpYLlN2LD
Retweeted by James WallisI won't lie, this isn't even close to the most convoluted or desperate scheme I've seen from someone trying to fina… https://t.co/1W8ZOGt3JV
Retweeted by James WallisWe've got a new BrainBox Maths Plus activity sheet to keep your little ones entertained! Perfect for kids aged 9+ 🧠… https://t.co/hdLWrv2r6O
Retweeted by James Wallis @MylesC All sympathy, Myles. @stuffByBez @EvilSoupdragon @4ChitsNGiggles You absolutely have to play a game to review it. I say that with over t… https://t.co/9SeJb8Li2l @PartyOfOnePod https://t.co/maIRPW5fyG @jmswallow @Nerosnotes Attention @nielsen_holly @PWalkerHarding Attention @dr_d_king I think you might get a back-cover endorsement here.Johnson’s security record since becoming PM 1. Suppressed report into Russian interference in UK politics 2. Refus… https://t.co/NdVxOHiwdV
Retweeted by James Wallis @PWalkerHarding Have you seen the rather lovely Tiny Islands by David King (digital, but a physical version exists) https://t.co/r6a2CutkaN @TheLudoquist @jonathangreen Hope you enjoy it @TheLudoquist https://t.co/hQdELDUdXA with huge love and respect to @jonathangreen because it's not his fault.
6/30
2020
@schmerg Bet you got more than 6p for it.This is a book with top-notch contributors including two NYTimes best-selling authors, and which got a glowing revi… https://t.co/SB4NPmGQzf @brotherbaldric I only actually get paid when the accrued royalties pass a certain level. Which they never have.The hard times of the Covid-19 months have been lifted by the arrival of an annual royalty statement, showing that… https://t.co/myV9Aq2c4sJim Holloway's particular genius for RPG art was to depict games as they feel at the table. His panicked, overwhelm… https://t.co/vKS00oUyOA
Retweeted by James WallisIn answer to my question the Minister has confirmed that each glove is counted as a separate piece of PPE, so when… https://t.co/BX6KJhQ0Cn
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6/29
2020
From an attorney friend https://t.co/OZIAkPFJjN
Retweeted by James WallisWatching Roddy Piper and Keith David beat the shit out of each other for 6 minutes in “They Live” because Keith won… https://t.co/YBp6akH4Hu
Retweeted by James WallisIt’s a hallmark of this government that they would rather spend billions building new prisons than a fraction of th… https://t.co/ShW3JXmsTI
Retweeted by James Wallis @Jtf Friday, but it has to be before lunch. @UKHomeopathyReg @JoBrodie Games are an ideal way of exploring what-if scenarios in a structured way, providing a s… https://t.co/CEUViUG4mO @AnneBillson It's the only movie I've ever paid to see and walked out. There are ways to make Rice Burroughs engagi… https://t.co/GgApZDPvjh
6/28
2020
@AdamRosserRadio Mostly, yes. I grew up a few miles outside the town. @AdamRosserRadio Oh splendid, it's a lovely cinema. And I haven't had so much fun spotting locations since the Detectorists.Well played, Mr Ianucci. Well played. (4/4)It's the Angel Hotel, close to where my mum lives. We stayed there last Christmas, it's lovely. And there's a blue… https://t.co/ipDAFqFTzRThis is the shot when David arrives back in London, ready to work as a proctor. However this building isn't in Lond… https://t.co/8CrF40DlJKFinally watched The Personal History of David Copperfield. What a charming and joyous film--and with such delightfu… https://t.co/GTyfobNXPk
6/27
2020

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