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queer nonbinary game designer, writer, maker, intersectional feminist, PhD candidate (ABD), @qgcon co-organizer, Soft Chaos collective member | they/them

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@artfullyarti Thank you! 🌈🌸Right now, as you read this, my people are peacefully occupying a land development that Canada has never owned, and… https://t.co/bNNhLsZzJW
Retweeted by 🍣🌈Jess Rowan Marcotte🌈🍣 @artfullyarti I think that should work! Thank you! 🌈🌸I don’t know who needs to hear this, but there’s no such thing as “trans culture,” “nonbinary culture,” or “queer c… https://t.co/tyfPsdsHAA
Retweeted by 🍣🌈Jess Rowan Marcotte🌈🍣American friends! I'm competing in a charity scavenger hunt (GISH) & my task is to get at least 50 people to reques… https://t.co/1cjerYQ4ZzThis encapsulates what we do in #gish, you know how celebrities recently re-enacted Princess Bride? Well, we did th… https://t.co/7nnJKBevLW
Retweeted by 🍣🌈Jess Rowan Marcotte🌈🍣Why was I today years old when I learned that the SAT was created in 1926 by a eugenicist, Carl Brigham, that belie… https://t.co/1lrIbHdqdf
Retweeted by 🍣🌈Jess Rowan Marcotte🌈🍣hi this is super important‼️‼️‼️ https://t.co/pIGnzuR6Do
Retweeted by 🍣🌈Jess Rowan Marcotte🌈🍣if ur looking for a gender neutral version of mr or mrs may i suggest "THE"
Retweeted by 🍣🌈Jess Rowan Marcotte🌈🍣With the help of @CODE_CWA, we reached a positive agreement with Lovestruck yesterday and we have ended our 21 day… https://t.co/enpI6ah5EU
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8/7
2020
Hey y'all! One more #GISH request. Please help donate to this crime and incarceration reduction charity through our… https://t.co/niJNfOodxx
Retweeted by 🍣🌈Jess Rowan Marcotte🌈🍣Hey gamedevs, collective action works! https://t.co/wRm9UAym3J
Retweeted by 🍣🌈Jess Rowan Marcotte🌈🍣With a reminder from the fine folks over at @ShakeThatButton, I cut a trailer for UNLOCK. UNPACK. today!… https://t.co/11oafWXR1X
8/6
2020
my reoccuring gripe that mandatory/designated reporting structures are garbage!
Retweeted by 🍣🌈Jess Rowan Marcotte🌈🍣Pleasantly unsettled. “Holes have also been described as "ontologically parasitic" because they can only exist as… https://t.co/hvuEIcyR8m
Retweeted by 🍣🌈Jess Rowan Marcotte🌈🍣NOPE. Been there, done that, learned the lesson. The company I applied to then hired a much more junior person to… https://t.co/9mZNerqLNd
Retweeted by 🍣🌈Jess Rowan Marcotte🌈🍣If you give your game a value, other people would too! If you want a bigger reach, don't set your game as PWYW. You… https://t.co/pmrQLCIANW
Retweeted by 🍣🌈Jess Rowan Marcotte🌈🍣Don't know who needs to hear this, but if you are releasing a new game on itchio, and you want more views, it's bet… https://t.co/i6yddGsKTl
Retweeted by 🍣🌈Jess Rowan Marcotte🌈🍣 @cypheroftyr @travismcelroy @erikaishii @RachelMiner1 @hellotybeeren Can't wait to watch you all crush this escape room!A reminder to myself and anyone else who needs it: it's okay to not have an opinion about every single thing, it's… https://t.co/f4gSXQav6H
Retweeted by 🍣🌈Jess Rowan Marcotte🌈🍣“I’ll sleep when I’m dead” buddy you can sleep right now it is so nice
Retweeted by 🍣🌈Jess Rowan Marcotte🌈🍣I’m going to be thinking about this for a long time: https://t.co/tmki4RhBXz https://t.co/0b88tdtVZd
Retweeted by 🍣🌈Jess Rowan Marcotte🌈🍣 @Seemo 💔 I can only imagine what this must be like for you and your loved ones -- I'm so sorry to hear this newstw // war, explosions - - a thread of what is happening in lebanon. if you cannot donate it’s okay!! just please p… https://t.co/hSfwPolifF
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8/5
2020
@SWBdejong @miaC @kimsawchuk @mckelveyf Congratulations, Scott!
8/4
2020
@MishaBotBot hey, @KissAGish wants to know: are you a robot?OKAY. This is a thread, but it’s worth it I promise. On Reddit today, user u/NoNoNo_OhOhOh posted a page from accl… https://t.co/dZs5C3CJgw
Retweeted by 🍣🌈Jess Rowan Marcotte🌈🍣 @beesforcastiel @maifswan @alexalet727 @JenicaRWatkins @wildspacechase @shirintorizawa @TroutManda with our fantastic crew. #GISHEpicPoems @Hello_Tailor I suspect that fandom is gearing up EVEN NOW, writing analyses and fics riffing on episodes and plot… https://t.co/ok5m0zjYRD
Retweeted by 🍣🌈Jess Rowan Marcotte🌈🍣The phrase "essential workers" is hiding a deep cruelty https://t.co/H7X3Jt9qjP
Retweeted by 🍣🌈Jess Rowan Marcotte🌈🍣Your science/research isn’t more objective simply because you ignore the biases/framing/context that shaped your da… https://t.co/AwLEOzFKya
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8/3
2020
Today is James Baldwin’s 96th birthday. To celebrate let’s made a thread of his quotes. I’ll start: “The black man… https://t.co/I43GFbTCwx
Retweeted by 🍣🌈Jess Rowan Marcotte🌈🍣Really happy with how this turned out, especially the part where I got to call Beowulf "best boy" -- I happened to… https://t.co/eqvhHSydVyWell, it's hard to read about a GoFundMe about yourself. Even though I'm eternally grateful to @Poonikinz for doing… https://t.co/1zSKkS4d0f
Retweeted by 🍣🌈Jess Rowan Marcotte🌈🍣Another Warrior, his name was Wiglaf, Took up Beowulf's cause when others cowered. He defeated the dragon to honor… https://t.co/AsZwoRhTWSMany years passed; Beowulf ascended to power. He heard of a dragon that wrought destruction on his land. Though old… https://t.co/Yz6ffLZRZuBeowulf went into the water to fight Grendel's mum, But the Warrior's weapons failed in the fray, He gleaned a gian… https://t.co/e03Kgcmt9lThe Danes rejoiced and dined, but eventually they slept. Grendel's Mother fiercely mourned her Child And much-aggri… https://t.co/D94dbs6VrFGrendel expected an easy meal in the Mead Hall, But in a grisly hand-to-hand grapple that night, Beowulf tore the m… https://t.co/sMQLnulX45Beowulf then made a formal Boast, Before all that were assembled in Heorot Hall, That he would teach Grendel how th… https://t.co/IrwBrJ2x1DIn fact, Beowulf asserted to this ass, Unferth, That while the two swam shoulder to shoulder, Nine Sea Monsters tr… https://t.co/rPXCyWLThPBeowulf was honoured and banqueted, Until Unferth, unhappy and inebriated, Spoke untrue words about the wondrous He… https://t.co/Iclg3IivKoBeowulf, Best Boy of the Battle-Hardened Geats, Winnowed a boat through the Waves, That strongest of Sword-Swingers… https://t.co/qpsP5fh4pPBEOWULF, Abridged | Team @kissagish #gish Heorot, Mead Hall of Hrothgar was under threat. Grendel, Monster, Eater… https://t.co/YTieNwd4RK
8/2
2020
@KissAGish @GISH https://t.co/iJuqaed5ccThe GISH hunt list just launched and I saw there's an item that involves @cypheroftyr! Looking forward to it! 🌸also here’s the speech ❤️ https://t.co/wKp2RePLxs
Retweeted by 🍣🌈Jess Rowan Marcotte🌈🍣Only 1 month remains to apply for the Pixelles Creator Fund. If you’re not a cisgender man and have a little game t… https://t.co/hHVsHK3g9s
Retweeted by 🍣🌈Jess Rowan Marcotte🌈🍣"FIYAH" is a colloquialism for "FIRE" and is pronounced as such. It is an homage to the publication's ancestors, cr… https://t.co/J5Q3om32dQ
Retweeted by 🍣🌈Jess Rowan Marcotte🌈🍣So. The presenter at last night’s prestigious Hugo Awards mispronounced the name of @fiyahlitmag . If you’re from… https://t.co/z1OyCU1RzP
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8/1
2020
Stop consistently messing with the heads of your party with stressful moments for entertainment or dramatic interes… https://t.co/Voz1xzL64p
Retweeted by 🍣🌈Jess Rowan Marcotte🌈🍣 @snicholson Oof, this game and similar are also just super ableist. When folks laugh at "how ridiculous" these game… https://t.co/jfE1wueON3For Canada's new contact tracing app, it's understandable to have privacy concerns. Here's a comic by @ncasenmare t… https://t.co/XTOT25OZb9
Retweeted by 🍣🌈Jess Rowan Marcotte🌈🍣Besides allowing contact tracing if you DO get sick, the app provides updates on the outbreak, lets you enter in an… https://t.co/riQ4XeUGW9
Retweeted by 🍣🌈Jess Rowan Marcotte🌈🍣So apparently the angry responses got my comic dropped from some newspapers and an apology that I did not approve o… https://t.co/PtrkiWGXQz
Retweeted by 🍣🌈Jess Rowan Marcotte🌈🍣We thought, “Hey, you know who probably needs $5k to make their game? Canadian trans people, non-binary folk, women… https://t.co/ZNsASlxxVe
Retweeted by 🍣🌈Jess Rowan Marcotte🌈🍣#GISH starts tomorrow, so I may have some unusual requests!
7/31
2020
Anyone close to me who doesn’t already know about why I stopped public speaking in 2018 will find this thread hard… https://t.co/lE9w7qafHx
Retweeted by 🍣🌈Jess Rowan Marcotte🌈🍣This decision makes the service less accessible. Why remove it if the feature is already developed and exists? https://t.co/NU3JrT04ZR
7/30
2020
GAME IDEA DOOM, BUT WITH FEELINGS IT'S CALLED MOOD
Retweeted by 🍣🌈Jess Rowan Marcotte🌈🍣y’all be like “fuck the gender binary” it’s “femme” vs “masc” now 😑😑😑 😭😭
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7/29
2020
@WorldIsSquare Yes! Congratulations!When I was in concept art it was the philosophy that if you wanted a POC to make it in the game you had to start as… https://t.co/JTTSuWZiz2
Retweeted by 🍣🌈Jess Rowan Marcotte🌈🍣Hi! I made this toolkit for where to find game writing jobs! Please feel free to use it and send it to others. Empo… https://t.co/ZeaPEOyp2f
Retweeted by 🍣🌈Jess Rowan Marcotte🌈🍣I wrote about how weird the coverage of Ubisoft Forward was in the middle of the company's abuse scandal. There nee… https://t.co/HXVkRupmT7
Retweeted by 🍣🌈Jess Rowan Marcotte🌈🍣Ah! That’s my illustration, it’s finally out in the world! https://t.co/NI99vDHBxy
Retweeted by 🍣🌈Jess Rowan Marcotte🌈🍣 @MyOwnVelouria Actually meant to share this: https://t.co/QpZAsXulPt @MyOwnVelouria Oddly enough have found this really helpful in the past: https://t.co/F515AC1QUyWant to help marginalized devs make more games? Get in touch about how to sponsor the Pixelles Creator Fund! We giv… https://t.co/D1Of4NeNux
Retweeted by 🍣🌈Jess Rowan Marcotte🌈🍣Maybe someone need to hear this today 🍃 https://t.co/5plT8oYGVc
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7/28
2020
Reason the restrictions for public outdoor gatherings in Quebec is up to 250 people is economic. If 250 people real… https://t.co/jg7lgI4iU2
Retweeted by 🍣🌈Jess Rowan Marcotte🌈🍣suddenly struck with the realization that dragon age and mass effect are popular because they're basically big budg… https://t.co/CYirySYeYz
Retweeted by 🍣🌈Jess Rowan Marcotte🌈🍣Please accept Guybrush's blep face while eating grass as my Monday gift to you. #cat #cats #catsonleasheshttps://t.co/TaqkczOk5lCharming bird friend Don Don mugging for the camera 📷 #animalhealth #animalhealthclinic #vet #vetappointmenthttps://t.co/YMz1Bq8cJJ📣Announcing the Pixelles Creator Fund!📣 If you’re a Canadian of marginalized gender making a game, and a little bit… https://t.co/nl6YAXcohS
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7/27
2020
.@PixellesMtl has a new Creator Fund for marginalized genders! Get up to $5k if you're a Canadian and want to turn… https://t.co/01VgRw7vB9
Retweeted by 🍣🌈Jess Rowan Marcotte🌈🍣My kids have been obsessed with both Lego and Steven Universe recently and have requested SU legos -- so may I pres… https://t.co/AVB5CuDtY6
Retweeted by 🍣🌈Jess Rowan Marcotte🌈🍣 @gersandelf I think it's totally okay to acknowledge that things have been very hard! I'm sure many of your readers will be able to relate.you can mark that today would have been Emmett Till's 79th birthday without circulating the photograph of him in his coffin.
Retweeted by 🍣🌈Jess Rowan Marcotte🌈🍣hey, starting at five dollars, you can pay me to doodle something for you! here are some examples.… https://t.co/S2L0ADOktE
Retweeted by 🍣🌈Jess Rowan Marcotte🌈🍣This strike fund is asking for 5,5k to help video game writers who are collectively asking for fair pay and treatme… https://t.co/4N0i0gAOrp
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7/26
2020
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Retweeted by 🍣🌈Jess Rowan Marcotte🌈🍣#ActuallyAutistic people and others who need #AdaptivePPE : I recently discovered mask brackets, an insert for face… https://t.co/zEyEeifAai
Retweeted by 🍣🌈Jess Rowan Marcotte🌈🍣 @Seemo Thinking of you both! I hope everything turns out all right!
7/25
2020
@karaastone 🌈💖 thanks!Whoohoo! Rough draft of a other dissertation chapter just completed! Only two chapters left to go -- Project 03 (… https://t.co/xhU5eMaLEZit’s 2020. you’re a Black creator whose work is suddenly getting attention due to Black people being murdered on th… https://t.co/KhGfSxnVdE
Retweeted by 🍣🌈Jess Rowan Marcotte🌈🍣Congratulations to @EnricLlagostera for winning the @AMazeFest Explorer award with Cook Your Way! 🌈🔪🥄🍲🎮people think mentorship is giving advice, wisdom that's a start, but also includes: - encouragement to make their… https://t.co/nGixMbaoot
Retweeted by 🍣🌈Jess Rowan Marcotte🌈🍣Awkward Times when Twitter chooses a game instead of your header image for the preview!I took a moment and gussied up my itch page and website! https://t.co/wFJoFCcNyW https://t.co/QFzaMHDLKhMy most anticipated session is coming up next at @AMazeFest - an alt ctrl panel with @EnricLlagostera, @kwokhelen,… https://t.co/PWNp6oEXRT
Retweeted by 🍣🌈Jess Rowan Marcotte🌈🍣Up very early to be with you in the Discord Q&A! https://t.co/Jtme9yWMyaJKR's transphobia & thoughts on cancel culture use language designed to obscure and I think some folk struggled to… https://t.co/TFH4ewBqNR
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7/24
2020
Scars from narrowly escaping cat munches. #plants https://t.co/LEvoluqd2BOi gente, quero fazer dois convites! Convite 1: Sexta-feira, às 6h30 (BRA, horário difícil, mas vai ficar disponíve… https://t.co/DerguZWXsG
Retweeted by 🍣🌈Jess Rowan Marcotte🌈🍣Just saw the words "Organza Burnout" in a Fabricville ad, and I think I found my drag name.Happening this Friday! A short conversation about #ALTCTRL The video'll also be available later if the time zone i… https://t.co/vMa547BQZCHey, if you ever wanted to add gamepad support to a HTML5 browser game of yours that only supports keyboards, here… https://t.co/lIT8oN6hib
Retweeted by 🍣🌈Jess Rowan Marcotte🌈🍣Canada's Safe Third Country Agreement has been ruled illegal, but the judge gave the federal government six months… https://t.co/rTU8PRTkQt
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7/23
2020

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