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Best-selling author of A Boy Made of Blocks and Days of Wonder. Currently writing The Frequency of Love. Also, video games correspondent for the Guardian.

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Joined Twitter 6/26/08


@gethill @SimonParkin @kezamacdonald https://t.co/EI4hQyHNl5Hope this FaceApp trend passes soon - if I actually wanted a timeline filled with images of bewildered old people,… https://t.co/H95hiIrRRtYour article arguing for less violence in video games doesn't truly exist until an anonymous Twitter user with fewe… https://t.co/5bNxwkVeUK @Serfs_Road @kezamacdonald @Medium @hunicke @briecode @hollygramazio I didn't write the headline. At almost all maj… https://t.co/yg1hlzKQQW @rhiannonlucyc I take at least two years and find it incredibly difficult. I have to admit, I’ve quietly muted auth… https://t.co/r3RrwPSaw5 @elliegibson @kezamacdonald One day, can we collaborate on a screenplay of the Gizmondo story? I think it has Oscar potential @GAMETelford @kezamacdonald It's not a console! Come back later for our inevitable list feature of the most beautiful home computers... @DansOnRoad @kezamacdonald @beeple I wanted to put PS2 on there! It is basically a gorgeous 1960s office block! @RichStanton We're waiting for you behind the door with original edition Xboxes.We wrote an article on the most beautiful games consoles of all time. @kezamacdonald and I couldn't agree on anythi… https://t.co/f4AVvyKxwG @JonathanHaynes @kezamacdonald This is a very serious accusation. @JoeNeate1 So haunting. @greg_coyote Yes, I'm really interested in the idea of combat-adjacent narratives, which is a term I think I literally just invented? @TeddyDief @Medium @hunicke @briecode @hollygramazio Ah thank you! 💕Lots of people are reacting to the Game of Thrones Emmy nominations by saying they haven't thought about the show s… https://t.co/VKn9GMDQXrNew episode of Spawnpoint coming soon! In the meantime, here's @nolan_north on seeing video games through his kid's… https://t.co/seE8ZNtF0M
Retweeted by Keith StuartHere’s my polemical article for Medium about how mainstream narrative games need more verbs that don’t involve viol… https://t.co/Bwqpim4nLZ
7/17
2019
@icklenellierose The ignored high five guy 😭😭 @RishiAlwani Ha ha thank you!(This is very specifically about epic, mainstream narrative games. Like, I KNOW there are lots of games that aren't… https://t.co/e9zZ7F33yHI wrote a short feature for @Medium about whether epic narrative games like Tomb Raider, Uncharted or Assassin's Cr… https://t.co/D2TocSzwfi @ultrabrilliant https://t.co/JVtIjeCiCx @PopsRamjet @thecommonpeople I've tried in Frome and Bath and got nothing sadly. @thecommonpeople Let me know if you actually find tappables! I don't think the game can cope with me being in rural somerset!
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 Keith StuartElsinore (https://t.co/PymooCYKO7) is an upcoming time-looping tragedy game in which you play as Ophelia trying to… https://t.co/xt7qlSqCH4
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7/15
2019
@Saxs @Deirdre206 Okay I can be flexible - how about we all meet in Seattle? 😁Today! Summer Art Car Boot in #Frome Sunday 14 July 10am - 4pm Pls share & RT to support our brilliant local artist… https://t.co/3jCm1LzP4H
Retweeted by Keith Stuart @Deirdre206 Minecraft, Sydney AND fish & chips? Living the dream!!
7/14
2019
Today's inspo: John Malkovich & Uma Thurman killing time on the set of DANGEROUS LIASONS, 1988. https://t.co/V1TAX3XBGk
Retweeted by Keith StuartThe only poll that matters right now (Auntie Alice is edging it at the moment) https://t.co/duDQuWStaWThey need to do a whole series. I would buy Barbie Goblin King edition. https://t.co/TIR6SQQVQaI did a little seminar on writing dialogue at the @ThreeSwansFrome in Frome last night. It was fun! We discussed Sa… https://t.co/4xNhbcTwnI @KevanMander Love it when people make assumptions about our knowledge based on one article designed to explain a co… https://t.co/c4DmVqbWsXFuture Turner Prize winner https://t.co/5FNFfSMZKf
7/12
2019
@jericawebber @moods_jpg Absolutely wracked with jealousy 😫 @natchjourneyman Oh that’s weird - it is listed but it doesn’t give people the option to book! Yes it’ll be fine to just turn up!Just bought a ticket to see @DavidNWriter in Frome! You get a book AND a sandwich! https://t.co/ZXOyec7Mt2If you are in Somerset tonight I’m doing a little workshop on writing dialogue. 7.30pm at the lovely Three Swans pu… https://t.co/OIhsvqzUob
7/11
2019
@nielsen_holly Holly you must MUST see the Rijksmuseum Research Library - you will faint with joy @ChellaRamanan Congratulations!!! It’s so well deserved!
7/10
2019
The mysterious Apple algorithms have spoken: my podcast is THE NUMBER ONE in gaming. Download it now for your commu… https://t.co/LXpyKb4lLC
Retweeted by Keith Stuart @DanDawkins @GoldenJoysticks I will natter with you Dan! (I have no game to showcase) @jericawebber https://t.co/BUjUDsFO2r @Batsphinx @jericawebber No it was 'can I take this selfie without anyone else on the train knowing that I'm taking a selfie' @jericawebber Will be there from 2-ish this afternoon and all day tomorrow! @jericawebber See ya there! https://t.co/IxHSsYLcfQ
7/9
2019
GOOD NEWS! The first episode of Spawnpoint, my podcast for gamer parents, is now ready - featuring @TroyBakerVA and… https://t.co/Hly2AkNzU4
Retweeted by Keith Stuart @katbamkapow Yes definitely. @katbamkapow Morag thinks I’m common because I can’t eat chips without two slices of white bread to make a butty. T… https://t.co/i01vLZjYPN @katbamkapow In my experience, a bap is just a roll, so you can have a cheese bap, a bacon bap, whatever, while a b… https://t.co/6zBA4qWocA @jericawebber What does this say about us?!Was just coming out of SpecSavers and I saw a man coming in so I held the door open for him and then for some reaso… https://t.co/trXLydQnjEWhat a truly, truly majestic photograph. #USAvNED https://t.co/bzWQHmWYVN
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7/8
2019
@dannywallace @merman1974 I will use this tweet in my lesson DannyHappy #PrideInLondon everyone! 🏳️‍🌈 In partnership with @StonewallUK, Xbox On have rounded up 8 of the best Xbox g… https://t.co/YMucWlFcMQ
Retweeted by Keith Stuart @ashleytwo It’s in Frome! @kandapik https://t.co/UFj2W66DG4 @ChellaRamanan I was thinking Austen or Bronte and in the end Bronte won as I’m a dour northerner at heart(And maybe Days of Wonder because I’m insufferable)So the examples I’m planing to use in the session are: Normal People by Sally Rooney Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bront… https://t.co/wnGzHxQdSY @Meevil Oh yes - I’m using a scene from Normal People on the night!I’m doing a little writing workshop on Thursday night, all about dialogue - so can I ask: what novels have you enjo… https://t.co/7CrhfSTTirEvery game publisher who uses politicised settings, concepts and scenarios but also says “we’re not making a politi… https://t.co/muMFmJW1kC
7/7
2019
@nielsen_holly It’s pretty astounding isn’t it? 😱 @chrismoranuk Tinder profile is ‘Minor character cut from Fleabag’
7/6
2019
Tweeted this earlier but just in case, I need to speak to someone with experience of prescribing or working with an… https://t.co/JNZ1WRS0GX @jericawebber YES PLEASE @ChellaRamanan Yes! Thank you! Lots of people seem to think I’m suggesting teachers should learn current slang - I’… https://t.co/KAh7qw3J1x @danintheshed @Batsphinx Okay this is the last time I’ll clarify this but I’m not suggesting teachers inform kids a… https://t.co/LcULTlnETH @philipwhiuk @edwoodeditor But as I’ve pointed out, I’m not talking about the specific lingo, I’m talking about chi… https://t.co/glrQ5km52m @marmaladegirl Maybe more like an admiral? @matthewbbolton But also no 4chan, Discord servers, forums, reddit threads, social media, etc. Those words are now… https://t.co/7CRZQIfSleHa ha, I feel like a lot of people are silently judging my very parental take on this. I just don't want my son cas… https://t.co/bM4JnbsA5f @BCHezza Yeah that's definitely true. But I still think they need to understand how to interrogate memes. My son di… https://t.co/VpK7pQl6BX @kitation Ugh, *exactly* - and it feels like an insipid and horrible slide for teens from just parroting those word… https://t.co/SVmBhms7RO @edwoodeditor Definitely! But they also definitely should know - or at least they should be able to inform kids abo… https://t.co/oeBgl2F9lQI'm 100% NOT absolving them of responsibility here, but I think there is a role for education in ensuring children… https://t.co/QO0O4FrK9BI feel like at least a portion of the abusive behaviour we're seeing in fan cultures comes from young people (mostl… https://t.co/AeJXbcSEgvThe fascinating but also terrifying thing about meme culture is the way it disassociates words and images from thei… https://t.co/5Feg3HktTMAre schools routinely teaching young teenagers about online culture? I caught my 11-year-old son using the phrase '… https://t.co/sN9J5J9YwE @darbotron You have to see it! It's just sooooo interesting. There is a scene of extreme gore though so if you're a… https://t.co/5YVc0fGtewDo I know anyone on here with *professional* experience of prescribing or working with antidepressants? I'm doing s… https://t.co/Jju5GZFV8B @Wizwords It is basically Wicker Man in Sweden. It is Scandi Man. @janiejones123 Did you see Hereditary? It's got a similar vibe - i.e. it's disturbing in places (and there is one I… https://t.co/2GXlvoYFesSaw Midsommar last night - holy crap, it was utterly engrossing. I'm a sucker for folk horror, but what an intense experience.
7/5
2019
This is a lovely video about LGBT+/inclusive games on Xbox, from @leahviathan and @CharleyyRachael. Representation… https://t.co/Pl5bRCqMu7Extremely moving story from @Freebooted about how the developers and players of Elite Dangerous came together to ma… https://t.co/7JtyTSxMer
Retweeted by Keith Stuart @Seffers007 @ultrabrilliant Don't look directly at them though or your head will melt off and explode. They make th… https://t.co/QOXsYA5St8 @ultrabrilliant Sack off video games for at least two hours and visit the cathedral, it's absolutely astonishing.By using the popular video game Minecraft, @blockbyblockorg is engaging communities to visualize and design public… https://t.co/EGxRV0ebGD
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7/4
2019
@claremackint0sh People just assume I’m always subliminally advertising my books - which is true @claremackint0sh Wonder and Blocks! @ChellaRamanan Yes! You could see the Malvern hills from their garden! @twitgera Second-person. Get them *invested*.The original headline was "Voulez-vous jouer avec moi? France makes a post-Brexit pass at Britain's gaming industry… https://t.co/nn5gYLsTN3
Retweeted by Keith Stuart @ChellaRamanan @BBCRadio3 @LeahBroad Meanwhile, Elgar always reminds me of millionaire bars, because my wife grew u… https://t.co/zluQk5ZeM3 @BBCRadio3 @jessicacurry2 @edfear @ChellaRamanan @BBCCO @LeahBroad This is the first thread I've ever encountered t… https://t.co/dr3l3J8PY2 @jessicacurry2 @edfear @ChellaRamanan @BBCRadio3 @BBCCO I learned everything I know from @ChellaRamanan and @jericawebber @jessicacurry2 @edfear @ChellaRamanan @BBCRadio3 @BBCCO No, just go with it! https://t.co/UZCI0ozfXl
7/3
2019

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