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Presenter for television (@TheGadgetShow), radio (@BBC), and podcasts (@Guardian, @talkingsimpod). Writer, author. Baker, singer. She/her.

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Joined Twitter 5/21/09


@lilmissphillips Oh nooo, I’m sorry you have it too :( hope you can drink lots of water, that’s what I’m doingwoke with a headache that is roaming my skull, dropped my glasses on the train and had to put on other glasses to find them – how’re you?
7/23
2019
glacé house https://t.co/HMXmd6eKfbElsinore (https://t.co/eS5IV1O7aT ) is out today! I'm really liking it so far. Want to know more? I talked about it… https://t.co/JXvZpU9Q6a @PeteEtchells https://t.co/rsH7yAAJ3kGame designers are making games about abortion. But can they actually change people's minds? We spoke to… https://t.co/Kyykh0hBNX
7/22
2019
@PeteEtchells Did you ever play the game? @emilybflynn Let me know how it goes! @ChellaRamanan oh no :(
7/21
2019
@emilybflynn Yes, this one!: https://t.co/qPu8bLay8w @hollygramazio https://t.co/qPu8bLay8w @hollygramazio Pitting the cherries without a “cherry pitter” took... a while @hollygramazio It was amazing. And no soggy bottom! The juice immediately leaked out when it was cut but I could’ve… https://t.co/gIfDmWcv80It’s cherry season!!! 🍒 https://t.co/7LN1IiJ3Sivisiting friends who have a kid and there is some wild stuff happening in Fortnite right now
7/20
2019
@keefstuart @katbamkapow I love flowers but I do not like spiders! I’m conflicted!! @twitgera omg I love itDon't forget to book your place at the July POC in Play Monthly Meeting (London). Spaces are filling up, with lots… https://t.co/uF66BqKXeu
Retweeted by Jerica (Jordan Erica Webber) @LorenzoPilia @lucyamorris @ana_droid @8bitbeard I still use mine 😁 @AlysiaJudge this looks amazing 😍If you missed it, here’s my article on how the @NASA moon missions inspired game designers in the 1970s. I speak to… https://t.co/yZU0vj5O5T
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7/19
2019
I'm looking for a new writer to come and work with us on Zombies, Run! Are you this person? Do you know this person… https://t.co/OsaXBYWdMn
Retweeted by Jerica (Jordan Erica Webber)🙏 to the businessmen who moved seats on the train so @magpoitweets and I could play video games @wilcoclahas @glassbottommeg 👋🏻 thanks for the kind words, Meg!This is a really excellent and valuable book - highly recommended (disclaimer: I made a small contribution to it, b… https://t.co/jfyzQigEX0
Retweeted by Jerica (Jordan Erica Webber) @Alyx_Jones @GriddleOctopus So unfashionable 😉 @twitgera @GriddleOctopus 😍😍😍 @samito @GriddleOctopus Yay!Soon: a BRAND NEW edition of mine and @GriddleOctopus' book about video games and philosophy! I love the new cover 😍 https://t.co/u5gE5eN7U2 @shringcy Looking forward to hearing about it!
7/18
2019
@maggiemou @jonbentley90 @GeorgieBarrat @WhitePaperGames I hope she enjoys it! @maggiemou @jonbentley90 @GeorgieBarrat It’s The Occupation, from @WhitePaperGames! https://t.co/Rj3nYM5SiQA big deal for us this one. Help us shape the future of our little company! https://t.co/eNaCQmD9nF
Retweeted by Jerica (Jordan Erica Webber) @notquitereal Ahhh congrats Bea!🏆UKGFA NOMINEES ANNOUNCED🏆 Last week the #UKGFA judges got together at @developconf to decide the shortlist and wi… https://t.co/rn416iXO8Q
Retweeted by Jerica (Jordan Erica Webber)Last weekend I took a bunch of friends to science-themed afternoon tea – have you ever seen anyone so happy to see… https://t.co/fa4YVL8jsR @NidaAhmad_ @JDWasabi @magpoitweets Bun House is VERY good @JDWasabi @magpoitweets and I went to a new place the other day that had mango sago (as a dessert and as a drink!): Wun’s Tea RoomI never dreamed a job could exist that requires my game-writing skills AND my extensive #kpop knowledge, but here… https://t.co/nm2YvDVoo1
Retweeted by Jerica (Jordan Erica Webber)It’s happening tonight! Come say hello at our first Checkpoint meet-up at The Royal Pug if you’re in the games indu… https://t.co/zKrXR0CRhe
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7/17
2019
We're looking for speakers for @pocinplay monthly meetups at @ustwogames. Talks can be on any aspect of games- deve… https://t.co/4zdOftrQOH
Retweeted by Jerica (Jordan Erica Webber)I wrote a short feature for @Medium about whether epic narrative games like Tomb Raider, Uncharted or Assassin's Cr… https://t.co/D2TocSzwfi
Retweeted by Jerica (Jordan Erica Webber) @krislyssara Oh YIKES, I’m sorry to hear thatThe wonderful @magpoitweets and @jericawebber talked about the game I have a god-tier crush on and want to encapsul… https://t.co/NE4dIrqzpQ
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7/16
2019
To play or not to play? Video game critic @jericawebber reviews #Elsinore, a new computer game based on the world o… https://t.co/Fnh4WXYWKb
Retweeted by Jerica (Jordan Erica Webber)don’t let your imminent death impact your productivity, I guessThe Sims 4 just notified me my Sim was dying, immediately followed by another notification telling me her freelance deadline was coming upTomorrow’s Talking Sim features the wonderful @magpoitweets – can you guess what game she came to talk about? https://t.co/vRob7kGKJD
Retweeted by Jerica (Jordan Erica Webber)It's always fun to team up with the @guardianscience team, and this week @jericawebber and I joined forces with… https://t.co/koB2nNfOAs
Retweeted by Jerica (Jordan Erica Webber)Elsinore (https://t.co/PymooCYKO7) is an upcoming time-looping tragedy game in which you play as Ophelia trying to… https://t.co/xt7qlSqCH4Have you ever been "confirm shamed"? Find out about this and other dark patterns used by online stores in the lates… https://t.co/vDrwCspgEsGame Advocacy's 50 over 50 list is back! https://t.co/DyDfBIK4fgOnly a couple of days to go to the first Checkpoint social in Leamington Spa - come say hello and hang out with us… https://t.co/W1KJCl6WrD
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7/15
2019
@lilmissphillips @Nele_St @babelfishwars Hope you recover fully soon!!! @Nele_St @babelfishwars You were missed! @teachyscience @babelfishwars The Ampersand Hotel!Thanks to @jericawebber I experienced extraordinary high tea. https://t.co/63atajYXNQ
Retweeted by Jerica (Jordan Erica Webber)This is where I got the one I was wearing the other day tho: https://t.co/x3ekzod8TT @Doctoe https://t.co/RlEEdUpTBt https://t.co/IotA3vOgyr
7/14
2019
I’m at the theatre so please listen for me! https://t.co/vV4QSQ1pBwCatch me on @BBCFrontRow tonight! https://t.co/M3ypNk8n5X @bonzrat Me too! Maybe next time @TeamCatsNBears You’ll have to listen tonight! 7:15pm! @shringcy It was such an interesting talk! I’ve been telling everyone about it!Ever been manipulated online? Catch our latest podcast on the dark art of online manipulation:… https://t.co/kMiYXwPd69
Retweeted by Jerica (Jordan Erica Webber) @bonzrat Congratulations!!!I’m looking forward to getting back to Leamington for a bit, but first I’m stopping off at the BBC to play a video game 🎮🎙Importantly, I had some lovely food and got to have my annual Shakeaway milkshake 😍My tweets were originally prompted in turn by a talk given by Mette Andersen about social simulation in Hitman: https://t.co/rsxMbxcJHmMy idle twitter musings got quoted in a talk! https://t.co/gs6bdv5LJqBye bye Brighton! I just spilled tea over myself, but aside from that and some other downers (illness etc), I’ve had a lovely Develop. @florencesn Oh my gosh! This sounds so interesting! I’m touched to be quoted!
7/12
2019
that @agAitcheson is a genius https://t.co/QJMUiSZpeHThe 1st episode is here! Catriona talks to an amazing fellow survivor Tom, about how he copes day-to-day. Listen to… https://t.co/a0nYscNP39
Retweeted by Jerica (Jordan Erica Webber) @keefstuart @moods_jpg ☹️❤️We made it! https://t.co/mEddTg87j3This month's travel bursary is open for applications for our 26 July meet-up. If you're outside London and want to… https://t.co/ed2a9ArvUU
Retweeted by Jerica (Jordan Erica Webber) @RobVicars Hope you’re having a good Develop!
7/11
2019
@mtrc okay that’s it! I think the talk will be online for some people? @mtrc e.g. choices in a text adventure are semi-hidden (do you go to the cave or the mountain – you know what caves… https://t.co/kV3Ssa2keW @mtrc a consideration: are the choices hidden (e.g. pick a face-down card) or open (choose a meal from these in front of you) @mtrc a difficulty: with no magician present to force you to make a choice, the player usually has more time to think things over @mtrc equivocation, where the magician says “touch one” and then moves the plate forwards or backwards depending if… https://t.co/RowIbYoKrb @mtrc so maybe you accentuate the route you want players to take (e.g. through lighting) @mtrc people are FAR more likely to pick a card that is shown for slightly longer https://t.co/6jdPEZXT3Y @mtrc so maybe you focus most of your resources in that third of four choices, or you rearrange them randomly to ensure more variety @mtrc next: stereotypical choice patterns, e.g. right-handed people are likely to pick the card third from the right @mtrc (this only really works for single-play games) @mtrc now we’re onto forcing players to make a particular choice, like “pick any card” but the deck is all the same… https://t.co/sJEtMe1SMq @mtrc so far it’s about setting up expectations of logical causal relationships as patterns you then break to surprise the player (I think) @mtrc @shringcy I’m sorry, I’ve been so caught up in it I’ve forgotten to live tweet!the first talk I’ve decided to go to at Develop this year has a hell of a concept https://t.co/GUyCi6hEsd @Lef0nda I’ll try ❤️ @SamMGreer 🙏😭Unfortunately I can’t just stay in my hotel room because a) I’ve got stuff to do and b) it’s like a sauna in thereDevelop friends, I feel VERY unwell today – if you see me, please be kind
7/10
2019
@bonzrat What do you look like with your new hair??? Have I blanked you already?Can confirm @jericawebber makes the nom-iest biscuits. (Secret ingredients include tahini). Was lovely chatting t… https://t.co/5qptsEhtTx
Retweeted by Jerica (Jordan Erica Webber) @NerdPirates So glad you liked them! @NerdPirates @developconf Say hi if you see me! I’ve brought plenty https://t.co/8tqYy6cAMT
7/9
2019

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