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Expiring videogame writer. He/him

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Joined Twitter 1/11/18


If a game's photo mode is framed as your in-game character taking phone selfies I always try to slightly fuck up th… https://t.co/5AnOQOsiQiImagine making games this good https://t.co/u3uHU7TXsfalmost got it back then. almost! https://t.co/VEEAcNoykTanyone else sometimes think about sid meier's alpha centauri. I sure do!!! @notquitereal absolute chad lyre / virgin lyre setupMe & the boys after we get our vaccine https://t.co/4kTmImGLZ4 @infovore god it really is @infovore haha & *that's* why I put the thing in the first sentence now @edfear just throw it on the pile of swords of Damocles. got so many at this point I look like an off-brand Devil May Cry specialThe biggest influence on my game writing has been assuming the player will skip ito to be a robin plump as a child's drawing making lilting looping circuits of the garden, a little closer to the bird feeder each orbitsometimes post-witching hour exhaustion gives me one last good phrase for the scratchpad & sometimes it's just thin… https://t.co/N8mYQ8pwo9
1/21
2021
@johnjm64 Oh, John. I'm so sorry for your lossIn the delerious calm after a purely transactional siege, she rides through burning streets side-saddle, watching m… https://t.co/4kB4S07K8iIn Tall Lady+ mode, ammo and healing items are scarcer and all other characters have had their height reduced @wordweasel Full first name. I still set my teeth a moment when my bank emails me "BENJAMIN," @Notoriously_BIG reaction to all my gun names honestly, it's my cursegrudgingly adding "Ship Dynamic" to the Destiny gun names listI believe it's a mistake to elevate continuity above all else in genre fiction, as evidenced by 750,000 'plot hole'… https://t.co/l1am07apFSreally is the end of an era. the last day I can make Tall Lady posts before she's explained @kshipwhitecat c'mon manCAPCOM REP: So to begin with, she's very tall. PRODUCER: Incredibly so! REP: Do you find tall women-- DIRECTOR: Fri… https://t.co/keMPl7O7nu
1/20
2021
playing every first-person game permanently in crouch but it's not the same. the ladies are simply not at that scale"OK, today was a writeoff but I'll pick it up tomorrow" is my longest-running con to date & I keep falling for it @cynixy same energy https://t.co/Z1WyHH1dNq @Dan_Phreak @IBasteEvenly It's coming!Gotta say there's some astonishingly good noses in Like A Dragon, something so obvious & characterful that eludes a lot of VG char design @IBasteEvenly it really do be like thatthat's Kino, baby https://t.co/Swr40gnSRr @jenniferhodgson Have thought on it further Jen & you are prob one of the best I know at "no details / but I'm gonna persuade you"bury me with those xmas chocolate coins over my eyesYou didn't think I was gonna let Life Without Buildings get massive on TikTok without doing 800 words in the bloody… https://t.co/f10DF7Rbpc
Retweeted by Ben Schroder @jenniferhodgson YES mateA moment of sunlight through low winter cloud, outlining in hyper-detail one side of a bare tree, a shivering palm… https://t.co/JpTqFGQdKFRecently I've been asked a few times - I'm paraphrasing - "You're quite old and sad, how do you keep going in games… https://t.co/7EAWEERUJq @shastradeo *working my brow like brando as this kid inhales four beef bowls* b-- b-- baby?Not all heroes wear capes https://t.co/FGlO34p8r0
1/19
2021
Tasteless Eager Indecisive Approachable Considerate Dumbass. You may not like it but this is what peak male etc etc https://t.co/5wV4J4JMYshuge props to RE Village for resurfacing those "just started high school & the only other goth is 5 years older than you" daysmight start posting again. my sincere apologies to the people who followed me while I wasn't tweeting, a coincidence that I never learn from @ty_grrrrrrrr The Low, Low Woodstired: Big Head Mode wired: Tall Lady Mode
1/18
2021
this is ALL I want to hear from Capcom on the matter https://t.co/PnX2XEvIxTTall Lady Coming Out of Her Well to Shame Mankind @heartimecia Imagine paying for a hollywood movie star & the porsche 911 license but not a single media training course
1/17
2021
@ty_grrrrrrrr BIRTH!!!, champ
1/16
2021
specific cultural artefact #282941038 https://t.co/rqUqISqY44Hey! We're gonna hang out and talk game dev! If you have questions about games, narrative work, Sweet Baby Inc, get… https://t.co/pHxyFavkSX
Retweeted by Ben Schroder @BraydonBeaulieu Shit, Braydon, I'd missed that you'd been hospitalized! Thinking of you. @ianmacewan ahhh of course that Gemini cover was yours. Phenomenal work, manOut today in the US --Salió hoy Los peligros de fumar en la cama en Estados Unidos. https://t.co/r7Hu6vkcE8
Retweeted by Ben SchroderI'm also saying, as ever, https://t.co/gIf2jM5OtvI got Japanese Cooking: A Simple Art for J's Christmas & its section on rice recipes opens with a reverent, Malick-… https://t.co/zH9o7mv8ZW @willowylungs think this only makes you unspeakably powerfulThere was an obscure PS1 action game where they spent the entire polygon budget on the main char, so she just fight… https://t.co/1DRgId6JyThaving finally read about the sorkin & aranofsky films I'm at peace with not being able to go to a cinema for the next ~3 years
1/12
2021
young marble giants inexplicably trend on tiktok challenge 2021 @vesselskirt Listening to Young Offenders on repeat on some rainy Glasgow day & a wide-eyed 40sth version of myself… https://t.co/ZjDuMarIc6 @BuffTuffKRuff @macleodholdfast This is super fascinating as usual Kris, thankyou @JillScharr @gkr unbelievable @Marri honestly you've been getting a low-impact version of it gratis since "I love chasing the body's mysteries" https://t.co/a05wOtPyfVwhether you're just starting out in writing for videogames or have a few titles under your belt I can be the Salier… https://t.co/VqqApFVq2AMentorship opportunities are hugely important but I feel we've been overlooking the potential of nemesis opportunities @jana_inkheart "You sure got nice teeth, A-loyyy!"It seems fair that if videogame combat designers get to make sweeping, often baffling changes to gameplay mechanics… https://t.co/x50JEHWYzv
1/11
2021
Wild that three short years ago I was honestly anxious about what Grimes thought of Horizon https://t.co/0Rz9L3Rl1Kwhen a game has too much narrative https://t.co/R14ipkRKDvmême énergie https://t.co/LviuLRQFiM https://t.co/48UjkS0g9hmy brain, 9pm the night before, neurons sparking like a soldering iron: Great lines of dialogue buddy-- no need to… https://t.co/DVBmuNKxBV(Pls RT!)Okay, so,while @ohotnig is still suspended indefinitely, this is now the Official Artyom Trakhanov Fan Acc… https://t.co/ZHeKftpXL3
Retweeted by Ben Schroder @steppinlazer birth! ! ! @kshipwhitecat https://t.co/A8iv9ZV8Vk
1/10
2021
love the naivete of "do X without downloading any new pics" memes when deployed on writers & artists who've been ho… https://t.co/dLcWfk2KTXhttps://t.co/ECYPMT66Xu "The day went how it went" - terrific Blair McClendonI'm impressed with the wisdom a lot of game crit is written with now. When I wrote for Edge I was in my mid- to lat… https://t.co/XZ94aOZtxz @TheCharlesWebb I love thisGenuinely weird how Y2K forum everything is getting, the AOC v. cruz 20-page argument is approaching critical "slam… https://t.co/nbJvMDUDSQSometimes it feels like we've tried everything with nightmare people in the games industry: letting them move to ot… https://t.co/NfEj2sf6XO @itsJenSim hate it when I'm a publisher & have to do a sales pitch for a magazine I've never read
1/9
2021
give me a Destiny gun that sounds like this. Call it Snowday Rumination or w/e https://t.co/F7QjtPwVhIGonna put in my CV that I won my writing award for my tweets"Oh shit! ...I'm OK."-ing my way through an inventory of every person I miss from the last half of my lifeSee we're off to another year of "This could not be more Orwellian" coming from people who're in the fucking Party
1/8
2021
Just want to go back there https://t.co/YAW6ttWaGh @jennatar Take care, Jenn. @tropblood 😅 @akfedeau surreptitiously writing "plot(?)... pacing" on the back of my hand @bravemule Kevin please. my novel is dyingApologies for briefly being cross on main. Someone, I think Ty, always sagely says Get an alt!!! but I think alts w… https://t.co/HUMKJhN5noSome Qs I've found useful for myself: How do I avoid making incurious work for incurious people? Am I doing enough… https://t.co/LNh7hVeXrES/o to everyone spending their love in the right places, wherever those might be
1/7
2021
really glad more people are rejecting this liberal ‘self-care’ discourse of “you don’t owe anyone anything!” we ac… https://t.co/INpoBYYtor
Retweeted by Ben Schrodernot sure how many more "how do I leave this planet?!" gags from well-off white folks in tech I can take but I'd guess another 20-30 @choomsky 🥂waist-deep in cans previously kicked down the road, still trying to push them further with my increasingly flailing & comical motion @pajama_goth dear heart, muting is sympathetic magicIt's much too early for the jags of loneliness, I tell the fabulous electricity of my brain with what - to my mind… https://t.co/vbUqYbK41w @Zlanier21 Prestige TV drama character-ass post @dcuatt Yes
1/6
2021
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1/5
2021

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