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Best-selling author of A Boy Made of Blocks and Days of Wonder. Currently writing The Frequency of Love while covering for Keza as Guardian games editor.

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Joined Twitter 6/26/08


@isambardsmith I did an event a while ago where only two people turned up and one was the MD of the magazine publis… https://t.co/nZLSaOSOwN @JulieMayhew @PippaBC "Making it just that much more pathetic was the sign next to me, the big one reading 'No Photos, Please.'" 😬On Saturday I did a lovely event at Salisbury Lit festival, today I’m cancelling a writing workshop that’s had “no… https://t.co/qKYJimMpBh
10/21
2019
@betsandolsmummy Ha ha! I would have gladly answered a question about the boots!
10/20
2019
@horrolivia Trying to install a new graphics cardAs a lifelong super fan of @GreenDay I can't tell you how proud it makes me feel to hear this coming from my 11 yea… https://t.co/wbAsXiG3pt
Retweeted by Keith StuartExcellent shot of my beautiful Dr Martens too! https://t.co/zRc1YhbeD3 @LauraTapper93 @salslitfest Thank you so much Laura! See you later!
10/19
2019
Tomorrow's stream we'll be doing our first @nolongerhome development stream (spoiler free). We'll be setting up a A… https://t.co/J9WPT5n0YO
Retweeted by Keith StuartThe autism research charity @Autistica is streaming games all through the weekend - go and have a look via the link… https://t.co/164bluiozoThe latest ROM title, Arcade Game Typography – a definitive survey of early arcade game pixel letterforms – is shi… https://t.co/JtX0zb837k
Retweeted by Keith Stuart @leighalexander This is perfect.
10/18
2019
On the joy of being a horrible goose in this time of deep moral crisis: https://t.co/G33kYPwx44
Retweeted by Keith Stuart @ianmcque *Immediately zooms in to see what books you have*Here is our review of the wonderful Autonauts by @denkigames! https://t.co/VHDOSCqS69So looking forward to @salslitfest this weekend. Not only do I have the pleasure of interviewing @richardroperhttps://t.co/Kzc1PvE1nu
Retweeted by Keith StuartIf you’re in Salisbury on Saturday, come and see @richardroper and I chat about our books! https://t.co/EqsxZdptvm @salslitfestI’m not sure which is my favourite story - Van Damme becoming furious because the 2nd unit director wouldn’t let hi… https://t.co/kMRR42Qo75It’s 25 years since Street Fighter The Movie! Please read my feature where I talked to @MingNa and @StevenEdeSouzahttps://t.co/9YpWqmkOCw @jamesrbuk Worst Dan Brown novel ever
10/17
2019
"We tried putting our actors on roller skates but then our motion capture studio is quite small so before they coul… https://t.co/jzgcFqJ8DU
Retweeted by Keith StuartI wrote about the complex process of creating the narrative for Witcher 3. Come for the bit on sex scenes, stay for… https://t.co/t25V33RHSqIf you've got no idea how much work goes into, say - only the writing on one minor quest - in an open world game, h… https://t.co/bZUN0H1SQB
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10/16
2019
@itsJenSim @philippawarr I’m reduced to constantly checking their Instagram feed and liking every photo#ili2019 if you are in London on 4th November I'm hosting a #litcraft #minecraft evening event for International Ga… https://t.co/9D5Q50sW7u
Retweeted by Keith Stuart @philippawarr Oh god in that case stay well away - the Scandinavian dog magazines alone will ruin you @philippawarr Nooooo! Do you ever go to the magazine shop just down the road from there on Broad Street? I’ve banne… https://t.co/YPvWtVSj9x @MCleghorn @CDPROJEKTRED Ah thank you 😊 @philippawarr Love that shop! @JacksFlavour I was thinking that. I came second and the other players seemed to be drunk @katehelencarter TTSND - time to 'slow news day?' @PaulMac Ha ha ha!My other one is TTGO - time to go outside - the time it takes someone to brilliantly suggest that people who play v… https://t.co/xyYky3WzJGI have a metric for Guardian comments under video game stories that make the front page: TT8B - Time to 8Bit - it's… https://t.co/HRvxAz65gJ @JonathanHaynes I use exactly the same phrase when reviewing restaurant waiting staff on Trip AdvisorLiterally wrote this while playing the game, hiding in houses and dumpsters to type each paragraph. Just preparing… https://t.co/GXFPm9VuUrThis morning @jericawebber made the unfortunate mistake of messaging me with a Sega-related question https://t.co/9eCXm9PtZaNot bad for my first visit to Chapter 2 https://t.co/2cBoZcNOonI had a fascinating chat with Jakub Szamalek at @CDPROJEKTRED about the writing process behind Witcher 3 – and hone… https://t.co/5ng9jCfQ0THead down to the @MicrosoftUK Store this week for some amazing talks from @keefstuart + @scummymummies about: - Par… https://t.co/SaOrsQZYG4
Retweeted by Keith StuartThis is a brilliant piece on autism and how is presents differently in women, leading to huge anxiety and constant… https://t.co/LyCiBrgHhg
10/15
2019
@BenjiWilson Looking forward to High School Musical: The Musical: The Series: The GameWow! 20 years since the UK launch of Sega’s Dreamcast - happy birthday! And just over 20 years since issue two of l… https://t.co/3LEetfncfZ
Retweeted by Keith Stuart @casparfield I put a lot of research into that feature!I wrote this on mental illness & #TheConversation around #mentalhealth. About the complexities and contradictions o… https://t.co/7fTTP8pUI3
Retweeted by Keith Stuart @BenjiWilson 😮 https://t.co/67v85Rsd7oDISRUPT YOUR FEED🙅‍♀️ The Express has just published an article on our research study "Disrupting the Feed". Last w… https://t.co/bcMOPMZaAC
Retweeted by Keith Stuart @NelsonCalvinho Oh thank you!Couple of days left to enter giveaway to win a pair of tickets to see @keefstuart & @richardroper this Saturday at… https://t.co/oIVbKxgegw
Retweeted by Keith Stuart @elenacresci Ah thank you so much! 😊Hi I wrote about how Fortnite has innovated in environmental and community-led storytelling at scale https://t.co/1o0JI2zAZA @nickostler Congratulations!!!Get empowered with Xbox One Family Settings 👪 Parents can visit the flagship Microsoft Store to learn about the wa… https://t.co/fN8JrsVCrz
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10/14
2019
If you love books, are free next Saturday & are local to #Salisbury then you're in luck as there's now 2… https://t.co/0MWnweUVdD
Retweeted by Keith StuartSega Week continues! Keith Stuart remembers an encounter with the man who made art from the arcade sensibility:… https://t.co/L9twyaFQpX
Retweeted by Keith Stuart @cymrogav I really enjoyed his incredible character arc - from lonely misanthropist dressed as clown to lonely misa… https://t.co/4x9JkZ0hYM
10/12
2019
It's never been easier for individuals to preorder #QuickReads! Visit this page for links to buy our six titles for… https://t.co/AJYxROYS48
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10/11
2019
@cymrogav Oh god the bit with her father when they’re sitting by the fire at the end 😭😭😭😭😭Don’t fear the rise of Fortnite and other video games – they bring young people together| Emily Gera https://t.co/lAifyk7Yjf
Retweeted by Keith Stuart @65dos Ha ha, it was the only one I could find on the Guardian system!For all the lovely folk asking whether Sound of Gaming will be available as a podcast.... (I'm subscribable to! 🤩) https://t.co/xGTMbzyDxV
Retweeted by Keith StuartI wrote a thing for The Guardian about fashion in games! ✨ And yes I did make up a game called "Shooty McShootface… https://t.co/cO4KIdUsB5
Retweeted by Keith StuartDon't be alarmed by esports. "...what draws us to these games isn’t the need to feed a compulsion. In most cases,… https://t.co/1mbRiDQLHu
Retweeted by Keith StuartIn the 80s, Sega had a secret studio where some of its most famous games were made. Here are some tales from inside… https://t.co/qtPhpj9gS8
Retweeted by Keith StuartHere is @realsteveboxer on Ghost Recon Breakpoint – a game scuttled by its systemic failures and emphasis on size o… https://t.co/3HVJ4LubA2
10/10
2019
@AtheneAllen I too am a converted hemlock fan! Burst fire + heavy ammo ✌️ @kierongillen https://t.co/DzukGwnPkl @StevenMcKevitt *And* I met Tony Crowther!Here come the inexplicably furious middle-aged men https://t.co/Q8BPwtAydBI am doing a free talk about the value of video games at Microsoft's store on Oxford Circus on October 17! It's mai… https://t.co/ZjOYJuABrq @_simon_cox @Mizuguchitter I think we all need to meet up again and get to the bottom of this mysteryThey say ‘don’t meet your heroes’. They’re wrong. https://t.co/jp9yT1bF7TAnd you can read @jessicacurry2's excellent interview, which is all about the new @BBCRadio3 show, with @keefstuarthttps://t.co/KCD4qUX5kF
Retweeted by Keith StuartMy old EDGE teammate @keefstuart wrote about our amazing trip to Tokyo in 2000 where we hung out with Tetsuya "Worl… https://t.co/q2L9Qoa7RG
Retweeted by Keith StuartHere's everything going on with PlayStation 5 and Xbox Scarlett – which I have somehow condensed into 500 words https://t.co/CE2FbvmYnD @ladyhaja It looks like the sort of motivational message your second cousin posts on Facebook, accompanied by a sto… https://t.co/xYQc1KK72TGood luck trying to push a ‘games are not political’ standpoint in 2019 https://t.co/RA7whS8pD4 @timothydclark Taken 4 has gone in a weird directionGreat news for fans of video game soundtracks and Bafta-winning composers - @jessicacurry2 is presenting a new Satu… https://t.co/AV6oOm6D9E
10/9
2019
@will_luton Fair enough @will_luton Neo CheerioSocial media use can lead to depression and anxiety – @the_female_lead has launched a campaign around following pos… https://t.co/zsi64R1VCO @dansilver_ @Mizuguchitter Ah thank you Dan! And yeah, it was amazing. I ended up offering to send his assistant MP… https://t.co/y39W0rhibN @BitSocket @Mizuguchitter Ah that's lovely! That issue actually contained some of my interviews from that trip - I… https://t.co/GSKcytHM1pI wrote a piece for Eurogamer’s Sega week! It’s about my first trip to Japan while editing the Dreamcast magazine D… https://t.co/2zlwXaIn84Yesterday a Hearthstone tournament winner said ‘liberate Hong Kong’ during his post-match interview. Now the game’s… https://t.co/ndas76ncIF
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10/8
2019
This afternoon I’m running a workshop on creating believable characters at the Mere Literary Festival! I asked… https://t.co/A9Bq02wD11
10/7
2019
While I suffer from a zombie fungus virus 🧟‍♂️ , our two man band went through the top 50 games of all times (by… https://t.co/mS2eDyFvV6
Retweeted by Keith Stuart @ultrabrilliant You’ve gone on holiday to 4chanA bookshop isn't only a bookshop. It's a travel agents, a pharmacy, a place of refuge. It combats loneliness & isol… https://t.co/BD9ZNlalQ0
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10/5
2019
I've been working on a Death Stranding explainer - in as much as it's possible to explain it - for @keefstuart and… https://t.co/z0YIz8rCUt
Retweeted by Keith Stuartwoke up to a lovely review of We Met in May on the @guardian !!! cc @manofdingus @quarkimo https://t.co/xP23HDyNtS
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10/4
2019
Good morning, I reviewed We Met in May, a cute, perceptive little vignette game about the first days of a new love… https://t.co/z3eYaFjGBY
10/3
2019
@_HappyFish_ Ahh thank you so much - that truly means a lot to me! @Seffers007 For a second I thought you were wearing a red cape @dansilver_ https://t.co/CZesmctdSHJust passed this field - briefly considered some live action Goose Game role-playing. Thought better of it. https://t.co/1y46JoFJ3q @leighalexander We're all essentially a cross between Spock and a minor Jane Austen character slighted at a ball by the vicar's wife @jamesrbuk He's getting it mixed up with the "pizza" slices in Trivial Pursuit isn't he?When the Apex Legends lobby puts you with one other player instead of two https://t.co/XIO2kErBfx
10/2
2019

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