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Making games since 1991 (e.g. Albion). Into interactive / procedural / systemic/ emergent storytelling. Dutch immigrant in Toronto. Opinions are my own.

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@ellardent Thanks! I think yesterday was the first time I heard it.What is “hump day” @rattenhirn Just not a great selection. @tametick Was it in your contract at Mipumi? @mov_eax_rgb Nobody has ever tried that with me until now in Canada. It might just be generally unenforceable in Co… https://t.co/lt8z0cih3CWell this will help fend off recruiters from the UK. https://t.co/zwA58FL4ceI wonder if this is a big company / Anglo thing, or if I was just lucky for over 25 years. I don’t think I ever had… https://t.co/qEKbymTxUaWait, good hamburgers are illegal in Canada? This explains so much. I miss the excellent burgers in France. https://t.co/D4gqC86LHl @rattenhirn I know there are in theory (thanks though) - just in practice I can’t seem to find any in Canadian onli… https://t.co/VQCc87bXOAIn 2017, Russia made an Avengers knockoff called "Guardians" which prominently features a GIANT BEAR WITH A MINIGUN… https://t.co/0vaP9TCldc
Retweeted by Jurie Horneman @ivanassen Somehow these are just not showing up in stores in Canada :(Hmm searching for “bunny fuck art” is not getting me the results I expected.Wait it doesn’t link to the video? ArghHello artists https://t.co/moYvtC059LWhy does this monitor have a *wireless interface* Is it SMARTI can totally see Face ID being worse for me than Touch IDWife: *laughs out loud at Schitt’s creek, looks at phone* Phone: Please give this phone back to my dour mistress thank youWhy does this monitor have a processor and Android and a hard disk interfaceDell to the rescue @NikkiDeryl O.o @kimpall I want a modest monitor, both in size and price, but bigger than 1080p :( @lcastricato ¯\_(ツ)_/¯Soooo there are no resolutions between 1080p and 4K and no 4K monitors under 27”?What. The actual. What. https://t.co/MV3Tg2f7OCFrom this Larry Tesler obituary: https://t.co/Zk54fFyDOuThis is very cool. I remember user interface design (pre “UX”) books in the 80s and 90s talking about this. https://t.co/ky04NQlL31Started to read This Is How You Lose The Time War by Amal El-Mohtar and Max Gladstone, and wow, that’s a great way to start a book.I finished reading Cate Glass’s An Illusion Of Thieves. Tight plotting and worldbuilding, cool characters, fun faux… https://t.co/uJbsPamaS4
2/20
2020
? Why is Medium asking me to sign in? What a ridiculous concept.Silver Linings Department https://t.co/6vvWKJitrW
Retweeted by Jurie HornemanThe computer scientist responsible for cut, copy, and paste, has passed away https://t.co/3H9fPJBGUH
Retweeted by Jurie Horneman @kait_zilla @JoelBurgess Or you need cooler friends @NikkiDeryl They could be friends \o/Guess who had tickets to go see @GreatDismal tonight but is now too sick to go :(New from @molly__o and I. Online therapy apps are leaking sensitive mental health data to Facebook, Mixpanel, Pint… https://t.co/8tPvUoyhGL
Retweeted by Jurie Horneman @rodolfor The first commercial board game is older than the first novel published in the West, as I recall. But I d… https://t.co/q1iQiHgatWA historian wonders why RPGs were not invented earlier (via @rodolfor) https://t.co/92CSVBGP1iOasis is still that new band I don’t like, bless ‘em @JoelBurgess https://t.co/moSU2oXF3AWe live in a Mad Libs game played by idle gods, exhibit 78398729: “Cheech and Chong's Facebook timeline unwitting… https://t.co/ugM7cGyGm0
Retweeted by Jurie HornemanThe loss of free movement is beyond comprehension. It is the loss of our future, the loss of our rights, and the lo… https://t.co/gdIc4gG6oS
Retweeted by Jurie HornemanI was going to say “no real surprises here” but then I remembered Yes has a ton of songs and I like nearly all of t… https://t.co/wD5rRTn1p5 @Greenfaery Then Avocado and Pair and one other I forget came along. And went away again. I still think there’s a market for this. @Greenfaery So, basically a two person social network with asynchronous communication and cute graphics. We were go… https://t.co/gfrcpWSvLv @Greenfaery (Does anyone remember Playfish? Or social games? I had to search the web for 5 minutes to find the names again.)It reminds me of an app I wanted to build for @Greenfaery back in 2008, when it looked like we’d be apart for a few… https://t.co/JwmmjWMAL4An app can be a home-cooked meal. This is an article on programming which I recommend to non-programmers and progra… https://t.co/69ncdwJRlipolls are now closed, we have a winner https://t.co/GtvvzpJ3vf
Retweeted by Jurie Horneman @tenpn @pmjordan @Henderburn Autocorrect introducing a typo is the cherry on top here :)29 years. About a year? Maybe two? There was no real industry in the Netherlands back then. I was just trying to m… https://t.co/VguUOC4z7sMy @Official_GDC is scheduled! ✨Come join me on the Monday at 2:10pm to chat about integrating gameplay and narra… https://t.co/BbSPhokntK
Retweeted by Jurie Horneman @tenpn @pmjordan @Henderburn Well then it’s too hard to discovery :P My number one complaint with recent iOS versions.Iceland did it again. Everything about this entry is hypnotical, brilliant and innovative. I really hope they win t… https://t.co/81t0ufwHeC
Retweeted by Jurie Horneman @pmjordan @Henderburn Works on iPad, not on iPhone. Sadly typical for iOS 13, in my experience. @Henderburn The entire tweet pops out - either drag and drop or the new “3D” press or whatever they call it. Tried it in two clients.Sadly, apparently not on iPhone, because Apple :( https://t.co/UFdNUvOHaP @rodolfor @Cirolle The game was not for me but I’d like to understand the quest structure better. @rodolfor @Cirolle I should try playing it again one day.I'm starting a new series on my blog about heroines in traditional fairytales, kicking off by asking why many so ma… https://t.co/VnGMuFpOzn
Retweeted by Jurie HornemanSo many Peter Capaldi Jafar lines here I’d love to drop in meetings but then I remember I live in North America now… https://t.co/tkMFovaU9A @RobinDLaws I like how we thought we were watching a series where Satan is real but suddenly it’s a series where pa… https://t.co/xrJMjVJI0kLet's talk for a minute about why you might want this job. #GameJobs #GameDevJobs https://t.co/XhsibxiIhA
Retweeted by Jurie HornemanIn case you missed it last Friday, I got to write for @waypoint about Blizzard's history of writing traumatized, pu… https://t.co/cKIQsJvkvy
Retweeted by Jurie Horneman @ThatTomHall Obligatory. (Man, I know PC Gamer had a very similar cover with that same blurb. But I couldn't find… https://t.co/5LyDCxvgw8
Retweeted by Jurie HornemanWell, compared to what we were used to... https://t.co/Dc0d0Az6Rg
Retweeted by Jurie Hornemani can't stop laughing at this https://t.co/xvvVj9i332
Retweeted by Jurie HornemanAlexis Rose has driver’s licenses in 7 countries #schittscreekI'm glad these are preserved for posterity so that when I make comments about video games being only marketed to a… https://t.co/M3yfcAonpc
Retweeted by Jurie HornemanDid you know there was a sequel to My Neighbor Totoro? It's called “Mei and the Kittenbus" (2002). Written and dir… https://t.co/dAVn0xJWjM
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2/19
2020
When I was younger I don’t remember seeing images of or reading about Black women in beautiful gowns at grand balls… https://t.co/oDj3n4X0Xk
Retweeted by Jurie HornemanFYI this petition is nearing 10,000 signatures: https://t.co/KbsUggbzf8
Retweeted by Jurie Horneman"We are not granted access to show movies if they’re playing at Cineplex Cinemas Varsity and VIP, which is 3.5km an… https://t.co/DQuKE1SgAw
Retweeted by Jurie HornemanEvery bloody time. https://t.co/YZA6CKyqWE
Retweeted by Jurie HornemanGDC is looking grim this year. https://t.co/uZrr0E4SFaI'm teaching a one day course on video game writing at Clarion West on April 4th! If you're in the Seattle area don… https://t.co/QPO1ur8geX
Retweeted by Jurie HornemanQuestion for Twitter: when was the first jumpscare in video game history? I'd say Rescue on Fractalus, but honoura… https://t.co/CvywYi1KK9
Retweeted by Jurie Horneman @Soranomaru This game has it all! @OptimistPanda What is your usual bot framework? @timmaughan Trailer Park <3Dating in your 30s should be more fun which is why when I have a one night stand, I write “Croatan” on their bathro… https://t.co/DSwxqJBS9I
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2/18
2020
Very cool thread. (Tim Lefebvre! Brian Dougans!) https://t.co/WE787c26qPThis Godslave fight scene takes forever but every page is worth it. https://t.co/q1ZM6qZpWA @memizon I really enjoyed Holy Blood, Holy Grail, among others.A friend once gave me a mix CD with this song on it. I didn’t know there was a recording of the original performanc… https://t.co/3jVhcoTweC @happionlabs The last (big) concert I saw was… just Palmer. Still great though!This is extraordinary The Crown Prince of Dubai @HamdanMohammed just posted this video: "A major milestone in the… https://t.co/3ZAvYIDh2O
Retweeted by Jurie Horneman @Cam_Rogers I’ve never been, despite being from the Netherlands! I expect the line about tourists is very appropriate… @Soranomaru @ghostordie Aaaah, but does it have crates? :)Seriously. By now, a device having Bluetooth or WiFi is an argument against buying it, for me.Avoid. Anything. “Smart.” https://t.co/8UITaPmKZmGood thread. I recognize a lot of this from my own company-founding adventures. https://t.co/tckzl9lCgcOdd, but cool, I guess? https://t.co/KDLxHftakyReminder that until the END OF THE DAY, for every new Backer on the @augurmag Kickstarter we're creating a free, li… https://t.co/LJpPCgX1Ph
Retweeted by Jurie HornemanNever forget that rock was invented by a queer black woman. https://t.co/4pgfcI5XFS
Retweeted by Jurie HornemanI can see this damn Andrew Sabisky situation is not going away. I have written two books about Eugenics and race, t… https://t.co/nZ1eWvEKp9
Retweeted by Jurie Horneman @notstupidgaycat We should also probably acknowledge that the spooky monster craze of the 1960s is in some way a su… https://t.co/GpKmpHTjVt
Retweeted by Jurie Hornemanaddams family is funny because it was meant as a subversion of regular western family values, and so the wife and h… https://t.co/lziaLgVgvr
Retweeted by Jurie HornemanExcited to be able to announce the new game studio we've been building (in Novato and now Montreal too) and tease t… https://t.co/EEVZoR0gue
Retweeted by Jurie Horneman @vectorpoem Uphill both ways! It was low frame rate and we loved it.
2/17
2020
.@justintrudeau on Austria's new (and young) leader: "I disagree with him even more than I think I disagree with Pr… https://t.co/q9a5qTiDUm
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2/16
2020

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