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Josh Sawyer @jesawyer Costa Mesa, CA

Video game designer/writer/director. Studio Design Director @obsidian Pillars of Eternity I & II, Fallout: New Vegas, Icewind Dale I & II. EN🇬🇧/DE🇩🇪 🚴♂⬅️⬅️

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Joined Twitter 2/8/09


Has anyone considered that Marvel characters are simply the mythological figures of our time. Ancient Greeks had th… https://t.co/L5pNtAe69s
Retweeted by Josh Sawyerfelt Jute, might delete Picts later https://t.co/GNCwZce6Tz @jesawyer There are also gentle leader head collars and easy walk harnesses to help control larger animals. If your… https://t.co/SYVqQcdA9R
Retweeted by Josh Sawyer @bravemule new minion @Worm They were awful in a few ways, honestly. @Worm Pitbulls can be incredibly strong and I'm blown away when tiny people think they can handle them. I'm not eve… https://t.co/s7BXBaGStk @themadgray @theshirtlessone Tangent, but there's a scene like that in Top of the Lake where an awful dude puts a c… https://t.co/zDPXI5gAiD @Podna86 @themadgray a sweet guy @theshirtlessone @themadgray terrible. so many people really do think it's perfectly normal and fine to kill a pet… https://t.co/K1jwCKR7EV @jesawyer I work at an animal hospital & ppl don’t understand well behaved dogs take WORK. Same when ppl euthanize… https://t.co/oPdLzIdxtI
Retweeted by Josh Sawyer @scantrahan In the 90s so many people in the US fell in love with JRTs because of Frasier and other shows, but many… https://t.co/KpHudEKPwY @scantrahan Honestly I think they just needed a smaller dog. Even old dogs still have a lot of pull in them.Choke collars were not created to use when *walking dogs*. Even if you agree with their use in certain training con… https://t.co/SVH2E14M8dI understand everyone's trying to take care of their dogs and there are a lot of dogs that need care, but how can y… https://t.co/H7AfzejVYiWe also had neighbors who got a German shepherd puppy. The tiny wife would train the dog in their basement. One day… https://t.co/pfXWC2YEqtWhen I was a teen, my elderly grandparents got a German shepherd puppy, Penny. After Penny knocked my grandfather o… https://t.co/Yi1RPht92cJust heard/saw a German shepherd mix being yanked on a choke chain because they saw another dog and were being walk… https://t.co/lEuMOostjlYou can see a recording of my zoom lecture here   https://t.co/H9JW8WvyYR “Medieval people weren’t flat earthers” https://t.co/pYxKU9duZb
Retweeted by Josh SawyerThe FBI is contacting anti-fascists, claiming they’re looking for info about fascists. Anything you say can and wi… https://t.co/NMtmNkF3Fw
Retweeted by Josh Sawyer @randygdub @ebruenig the annoying flaw of being a murderer. @PCGamesN Sorry, the team is looking into this with IO. It’s never Epic’s intent to create a situation where someon… https://t.co/597k4Juw8x
Retweeted by Josh Sawyer#Hitman3 on Epic will not import your Steam purchases of Hitman 1 and 2. https://t.co/aWXi8TsBDx https://t.co/AZa12KSYuK
Retweeted by Josh SawyerThe process for *senior citizens* to get the vaccine in New York City involves a 51 step online questionnaire that… https://t.co/oheT6IAfXt
Retweeted by Josh Sawyerhttps://t.co/VdXa4EsfL5 @socialistdogmom they're becoming more powerful... https://t.co/NKKJhviJqR @sprite_frog There was not an immediate talent drain after New Vegas, but we did lose a lot of the production staff… https://t.co/xlAaeZYh4W @olivia_account_ water u getting @Autolikescake @_taylorswope https://t.co/cwgepm78Vz @Brad_Glasgow I love all of the tiny mixes. @ElSangito Joe Pera Talks to You https://t.co/JtmCJEoPFIa cool prank you can play on someone is dropping a big prism on their planet and granting them higher order consciousness
Retweeted by Josh Sawyer @b_figgy very nice. i only have one but i treasure it. @EmilyDickinsimp Agreed. I've always thought the Morgan Dollar was not great.They will also stand guard and bark at people who are literally a hundred yards away from your home.Important note for people who may be dachshund-wanters: they are stubborn, fearless, murderous, vigilant creatures.… https://t.co/rYJbylIXc4 @Mejwell it's because he looks like frank zappa.lmao this other guy just tried speaking to his dad through a medium speaking by his native language (that the mediu… https://t.co/AqnMfot1pdZappa is on the right. He's a dachshund/JRT mix. He generally behaves unless the House Bad Behaver (Schatzi) leads… https://t.co/bpJ53YPyUTAnyway my mom eventually got a dachshund, Schatzi, who is now about 13 years old and very cute (she's on the left). https://t.co/pzNoxCaDDImore and more people are talking about dachshunds https://t.co/Tifecy9U84
Retweeted by Josh Sawyer @roessejh i've been to a bunch. @JigglyAir *resumes patrol* @FreeTheWolfVO though usually the trigger is TOO MUCH SCIENCE AND RATIONALISM. @FreeTheWolfVO probably."ah... a brother, yes?" "no." "mm but there's somethin going through im, right?" "no?" "but i see someone you're li… https://t.co/p4K6R4Cdkrwatching a show about MEDIUMS and losing it at this dude trying to cold read a guy who desperately just wants to ta… https://t.co/eYJgoKrNIN @jayleofresh @Housecat5000 I mean it went beyond emotionally hating them. People would actually attack dachshunds i… https://t.co/GKF4ijfU2uHistorically, it is not good when dachshunds are trending in a political context. https://t.co/3FkuhabCULhttps://t.co/kQrav1Vtifconservative: so a janitor should make $15 an hour? me: yes conservative: and i guess kids flipping burgers shoul… https://t.co/1ruJTllf4V
Retweeted by Josh Sawyer @lucaviftw *waves from the back row* @tom_dowd @netzwerkdurch My grappling rules though... they're truly dense AND untested... the perfect combo... @netzwerkdurch @tom_dowd I mean, I think these rules are pretty simple.Updated/simplified the restrictions for Free xp from the Wild Setting and added a Prison Setting so Audrey can make… https://t.co/cjlG6rkaoYSufjan Stevens - Wallowa Lake Monster (Just the Outro After "We Knew She Had Died" [10 HOURS])Face study from ref to practice painting https://t.co/lpBhog0QN8
Retweeted by Josh Sawyer @AlecAFrey you're the guy out of frame, buddy!!!! @NINEIRON08 I am highly skeptical that it's necessary to simulate. Like, does that dog look like it shows any signs… https://t.co/ThCNWXOd4SUnglaublich, grausam, und unnötig. Die Polizei erschießt die Hunde der Bürger und schlägt die Polizeihunde. https://t.co/x4EA1hrnMAwell i guess i'm doing grenade rules now too https://t.co/vsGYhqzywc
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@_taylorswope new type of guy just dropped @ElCicCampeador I'm trying to make some of the rules less intimidating while still retaining the other goals I have… https://t.co/rreXxnlTJA @jesawyer you may already know this, but you can get a dachshund bobblehead for your truck in Snowrunner https://t.co/aONXvv5PGa
Retweeted by Josh Sawyer @KuOfTheCentury syphilis and potatoes are like the graduation presents of medieval europe on its way to the early modern period. @_r_o_n_e_ @Graydeeus this is the correct answer.new vegas with 0 equip load https://t.co/AOFA1QpFRy
Retweeted by Josh Sawyerhttps://t.co/n9ItZF3JNn @annacwebs Jumping down the throat of any Ars Magica player that mentions potatoes in play is a favorite pastime.every job i did for minimum wage was harder than the job i get paid well for now
Retweeted by Josh Sawyer @netzwerkdurch they were identical except that pollaxe did strictly worse damage. @ElCicCampeador That's what I'm working toward.today's Pillars TTRPG work notes. let's see if i can get through them. https://t.co/Fb97vLInJp @zerkla_ !! @RecreationalAn1 They are stubborn peebodies.I have loved dachshunds since I was a kid even though my family never had one. When I took my driving test in HS I… https://t.co/CtkT5RaMFk @jasonxbergman @letterboxd So good. @ElSangito hoLy shitme writing this document about video games and half a dozen other things all at once https://t.co/MTDMcwJsOl
Retweeted by Josh Sawyerif you’re an artist/graphic designer can you please dm me some of your work i have a project i need to commission
Retweeted by Josh Sawyer @JonBolds @jackgraham That's a good point. Warcraft probably popularized it WAY more than Salvatore.Most of these high profile companies never publicly face-plant. When they do, there are almost invariably immediate… https://t.co/E4H4FQXmqMAnd you can't point to a reliable, coherent process, because there never was one. So you have Game Dev of Theseus t… https://t.co/rkn0Nd0yH0So when good devs leave and you never had a good process to begin with, you just churn/bleed devs, especially at th… https://t.co/AVmn05RDvaThey go through hell, they get a high profile title to put on their resume, and they move on. While a good process… https://t.co/uVcBVBp6QkBTW, there's another aspect to that dumb "dev magic" bullshit that's less obvious from the outside: talent drain. A… https://t.co/Aew064wIyYMy friend Cindy's dog needs expensive spine surgery. Please give this a gander and consider donating if you're so i… https://t.co/DmuBWoJ5Wn
Retweeted by Josh Sawyer @bnlandor Whether you want to think about it as "nothing more to add" or "nothing more to remove", it still comes d… https://t.co/rEx8jR8VCj @bnlandor Which one of these watches is the "best designed"? It's impossible to answer without establishing what th… https://t.co/iPghtXI7wz @Liam_Padraic_ https://t.co/JIwx0JyFw2 @notmrmartin421 higher number = better than @xavierck3d A lot of game designers simply don't do critical design work, full stop. @bnlandor I think it sort of sidesteps the essential point: you're done designing when you've fulfilled your needs… https://t.co/QVuGQxb9ELA system that "works better" but that players can't engage with does not, in practice "work better".Armor Rating/Penetration in Deadfire are a good example of this. In a purely *~ intellectual ~* sense, AR/Pen does… https://t.co/hoVPTv1mZeWhen I see that most/all players don't understand the point of a design, it's usually because the intent is not act… https://t.co/HZ3lGFSgghA personal design standard I try to follow is that good design in the end product is evident to someone who interac… https://t.co/WrQ9CRWYMs @suika_soft Timelines always change. Part of game dev pre-production involves making educated estimations about pro… https://t.co/nrpLKm5EbSIf you direct or design by throwing things at a wall until you like it, that's not really directing or designing. B… https://t.co/MAxKGt0LKJDesigners *are* responsible for the content they're creating. You're building experiences for people. You want them… https://t.co/wViLTuLfiuCharles Eames said (paraphrased) that being a good designer is like being the host of a party who perceives, unders… https://t.co/Jg66RUpUan
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