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Joel Ruiz @joelwruiz Atlanta, GA

He/Him. One of the hosts/GM of @criticalbitcast and OG founder @whyladiesnight.

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Joined Twitter 3/19/11


IT IS OUT! Like a game of telephone, but game development.......... Go play it, it's free! #CHAIN https://t.co/JnEgqWuwzo
Retweeted by Joel RuizHappy Halloween y'all! Everyone still needs to celebrate this most holy of days! https://t.co/rZT8VhtGnsthe real halloween horror this year is the ELECTION! am i RIGHT folks? ha! HA! *coughs up a black sludge*
Retweeted by Joel Ruiz#Acetober ends today and it's been so fun to see all the new (to me) fans participate this year. I'm not in the dis… https://t.co/QV7O2YjYGXrip Sean Connery you’re publicly advocating for violence against women up with st Pete now
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10/31
2020
@EvanBrandoShow We both know that scheduling killed that game, haha.I really want to run a game of Fellowship still to get use to the system, but it's been on my mind more because it'… https://t.co/U0nuwuWg2A @boxcar_sarah @hashtagsubtext He did a lot of harm to the look for sure @MadameNovelette @hashtagsubtext I will agree that Paul is far less-boneable than Gary Oldman due to this fact.
10/30
2020
@Dm_LSP @ThatAceGal Yo that sounds fun as hell! @JonahMJackson @AdamLeGrave Luckily Adam told me not to eat the whole can, even though I wanted too, because I'd feel it the next day.Nothing is stopping @hashtagsubtext and he just looks like this, sans the hat and glasses. https://t.co/4ivy41hKsb @Drakoniques I for sure leaned towards the sweeter juices when I was younger, but now I need my drinks to show me l… https://t.co/XEW9ngNne8 @AdamLeGrave Even if it was just for the two of us, I still had a great time.I once ate most of a can of beans of a call with @AdamLeGrave and actually really enjoyed myself. I hate how easy i… https://t.co/dDqLlVHq1K @Drakoniques It's that nice tart kick to it that does it for me!Yo, podcast people. My Nov and Dec are more open and I hate not having stuff to do. So, let me guest on your podcas… https://t.co/kdEHMCKZ3e
10/29
2020
More floral prints, a nice lilac over shirt, and some cute/comfy af pink shorts. https://t.co/C9Wu0oZkNU @exlibris Ahh, I see you're going with the "actually being involved in your child's life" method of parenting. Interesting move. 😂 @exlibris Be careful, as all my work is now centered around hating and killing my parents... https://t.co/eHHpXT1Hnx @exlibris Ahhh!!! That's when I started to play! My brother ran an AD&D module (no clue what it was) for me at the… https://t.co/dqry8FRCBm @exlibris Well, that's a good reason for a late response! I hope you are doing well and with family. It's never easy.How Fast Anime Characters Build Friendships 😂🤣 https://t.co/OxyRVTpHLf
Retweeted by Joel RuizI've been enjoying my off-air game so much I actually bought the physical copy of this. I usually just use PDFs, bu… https://t.co/YUACN1TOQNRemember how Elizabeth Warren didn't drop out of Super Tuesday and fucked Bernie hard, pretty much ruining any chan… https://t.co/VvC1Ml79piWhen you buy glasses for yourself but the look better on her... Now I don't know if I should keep them or just give… https://t.co/ypy9a8jutn
10/28
2020
You know what would get people interested in space again? If the astronauts held a "real" game of Among Us on the ISS.
Retweeted by Joel RuizI voted by mail this year so I didn't get a sticker, but just took Brittney to vote so we took cute pics of her aft… https://t.co/e7nwxVynfU
10/27
2020
@OxyOxspring @plentyofalcoves Y'all got some wild crimes over there. @AdamLeGrave Okay, now start one for me. Kthxbye!First day as a vampire hunter: This is easy lol First night as a vampire hunter: oh no
Retweeted by Joel Ruiz#HauntingOfBlyManor Yo! Fuck Peter Quint so much! Also, is Owen trying to fucking get it? Because, he can fucking… https://t.co/cOq9xYJs9f
10/26
2020
If anyone asks I told them to say it was my 3-year old niece that did this and not me, a 33 year old adult. https://t.co/7rOTSrDSIGY'all I've literally never carved a pumpkin before! https://t.co/3aoQ6HKviBMe: I want to run an off-air TTRPG so I don't have to put as much work into GMing producing a show. Also me: If I… https://t.co/DWXP5kIIxJ @ThatAceGal Fuck, should have seen this coming.Stolen from @ThatAceGal. I mainly just hope people post cute outfit pics... https://t.co/m6SgBLVJ7R @AuthorX @ThatAceGal Yo, Maria was just sniped!!!it's a fascist flag https://t.co/XaHpeeRRzS
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10/25
2020
@exlibris I have ideas for two more mini-series I want to do but pandemic has my brain fatigued as fuck so I've not… https://t.co/oO3XlURUSq @exlibris I let every group tell me who the are playing and what big mission are they on the very last bit of compl… https://t.co/RxPbsGTPmD @exlibris I think of it as normal APs are a TV series, so this was a movie. That is how I told people to think of i… https://t.co/VsekJTSNLN @exlibris Yeah it was fucking wild to come up with and do! I really wanted to play around with team swapping and th… https://t.co/1Wh5JlA9ba @exlibris Yeah Nov and Dec are more open for me so I'm gonna see what I can do! I am a freelancer so I'm gonna try… https://t.co/FHARzu1P54 @exlibris Yeah for those games I just want to tell the GM to go write a book if they want the campaign to just be t… https://t.co/3lgwGMO0nN @exlibris And the thing I'm most proud of for how it unfolded organically and with railroading was Seasons. It's eq… https://t.co/x71KVkUjpI @exlibris Thanks! It means a lot to hear and I put in a shit ton of work into the show and really pride myself on i… https://t.co/hclpPfzN1c @exlibris "We never played because we all came up with the best opening, middle, and end of the campaign. I think w… https://t.co/NnZsiqEJtE @exlibris Yeah there is a time and a place for railroading, currently we are in the end of season 2 in CB and I tol… https://t.co/tiHIcOOaN1 @exlibris Oh I know that feel when I start a new game I'm running and I'll send everyone notes and things and then… https://t.co/HiNdsGigBA @exlibris Yeah having all of the ideas is hard but also so helpful! I am always in that camp. I know that pain of… https://t.co/3zqKOmEa2Q @exlibris If you need them to get a quest, don't plan the NPC who gives it to them. Just make it whoever is they la… https://t.co/aF2f1NrAH7 @exlibris And also, not having set points you need to hit in the future let's you bounce around just do whatever th… https://t.co/Ncyb21Q7YQ @exlibris And I love to so deep history writing too for stuff, things that will never come up in game or matter, bu… https://t.co/V0afez9Nwb @exlibris If you have history plot pillars (points) it is easy to know where you can go forward and it is a helpful… https://t.co/NXJFyNz5nA @exlibris I do a lot of big plot writing in different chunks to know what has happened to lead the overall situatio… https://t.co/Xdg3x7i1Kn @exlibris Let me know how you like it! I've not had an in person games since I found this to use. @exlibris And I always love talking shop about TTRPGs! Shannon's main work are video essays and I've always thought… https://t.co/PynzxK2mH0 @exlibris https://t.co/dBdR8hSsnI @exlibris That fear is and pain is real! @exlibris So instead of "I need them to go this church and open this shrine to get the secret base" it's "find a co… https://t.co/4H5X0x28UD @exlibris Thanks! I think less notes are helpful because you don't feel like you are restricted to what you have pl… https://t.co/epuORE0FiP @exlibris Yeah I started on AD&D with my older brother when I was 9 and am so happy to never have to use thaco again! @exlibris Having the rules-nerd of a group is always a huge help. And you found a good loop-hole! @exlibris I have people tell me they are terrified to go in with no notes and lots of times I fuck with the cast an… https://t.co/iHkmeF2t6t @exlibris Yeah I feel like just finding small workarounds like this is huge. For GMing, I actually use very little… https://t.co/TwsZnYEeKUI love google forms, so easy to use and helpful. But fuck me, the GoogleForms app is fucking trash and almost makes it not worth it. @exlibris I need to find them again, but I've seen some D&D sheets made specifically for people with dyslexia that… https://t.co/QTP9FWu7az @EvanBrandoShow I just started it and right away was like "why is Evan in this cartoon!?" @AprilRaygun Yeah the spell book is super cool! I love that it has a section in the back to write your own spells.Did I order my niece a wand, spell book, and headband from Star vs The Forces of Evil because I want her to love me… https://t.co/931yx58SguBeen watching Star Vs. the Forces of Evil and I love it. Also, @EvanBrandoShow is just Marco and this is totally fi… https://t.co/cAbW0AmK8WA shout-out to all GMs who have run a TTRPG campaign (or, hell, even a session) in 2020. https://t.co/4OmGzw8BIb
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10/24
2020
@exlibris Also this is so spot on for me. I'll read rules books by hoping around different chapters and looking up… https://t.co/fcPC7HslU8 @exlibris Well this is more of a motivation to do so! Also, was thinking about asking others with neurodiversity is… https://t.co/f2nD6p16R8 @exlibris Yeah I got my dyslexia diagnosis as a kid and have unofficial ADH&D (therapist says yes, but can't legall… https://t.co/EXe5updiSM @exlibris Just don't pay attention to the rules that bog you down and make your games fun enough people don't get m… https://t.co/zlu7Sj3o5SI want to write an audio drama cartoon series of the Fun Bunch. I'd also like to finish other projects I have ide… https://t.co/hqlnwXe5qzUncle time has started! https://t.co/w8XVl3xTtE @exlibris 33 and ready for a nap!I'm "panicking because I left my wrist brace and Tempur-Pedic pillow at home for this weekend trip so now my body i… https://t.co/cUm6KmYJQR
10/23
2020
Scum & Villainy is very fun! I am excited to get more use to the system, but I think it flows very well and is supe… https://t.co/nVaJaJyxxp @ozzkore Has some tips for the Powered by the Apocalypse #ttrpg fans out there who play on @roll20app. Check it o… https://t.co/pmIkiFSMTA
Retweeted by Joel RuizNew floral shirts arrived today, so I'm gonna be playing around with some new looks! For today, I give you ticket… https://t.co/GFYsbwWy4v
10/21
2020
@hashtagsubtext @BiggieKK @plentyofalcoves Paul, if it's not a real skill, why are you talking about it right now? https://t.co/FoylpubiHzHomelander (TV version not comics) is a perfect villain
Retweeted by Joel Ruiz @BiggieKK @plentyofalcoves You have the prime the can first. Move the tab to where you can easily get your finger u… https://t.co/b0l5uQdDo0 @plentyofalcoves @BiggieKK Yeah, the other flavors are just good coffee, but that Oat Milk Mocha and London Fog are… https://t.co/dZ11zwXiPmI genuinely don’t know how @joelwruiz holds a phone and opens a coffee but here we are. @plentyofalcoves https://t.co/4suwz9c4ba
Retweeted by Joel Ruiz @scantrahan I just need them to sponsor me to send out sample packages to people, lol @scantrahan I am not sure about international shipping on it, but I know that Shannon also has to order it as they… https://t.co/PMWaVzkd9LSoon. @joelwruiz @plentyofalcoves https://t.co/yt6vcZNCFi
Retweeted by Joel RuizIs this what it feels like to be an influencer? https://t.co/qphQ6l4YOB @BiggieKK @plentyofalcoves https://t.co/gfevWtynmze-girl and her podcaster boyfriend https://t.co/J42TZKdlS9
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10/20
2020
@Drakoniques I am interested in getting in on an off-mic/stream game as a player! Esp if it's not D&D! I've been wa… https://t.co/LvU5Zc9vTu @BondJohnBond Not like people are mad at me/us kick back, just did a super heavy episode of Critical Bits that we'v… https://t.co/hBeeBk9yepFucking gutted. https://t.co/agcabF51GU @OxyOxspring Mmmm, a pill. https://t.co/BO5qJatXln @exlibris I'm just trying to find an otter for all the otter-sized hats I already own.
10/19
2020

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