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@castpixel i these are wonderful! i have never seen your paintings. it is always fascinating seeing pixel art / fre… https://t.co/aMxovdTSk0PHILLY!!! The city & police are planning on attempting to shut down and evict residents at the JTD homelessness enc… https://t.co/ypvRyUXL8S
Retweeted by loren schmidtPrincipal Kimberly Grayson took her high schoolers to the African American history museum in D.C. When they came… https://t.co/u467zd8NnZ
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7/13
2020
@ENDESGA this is such a complicated set of factors to navigate, and long term projects are so susceptible to those… https://t.co/PPaXSBbrNy @saszysarah @Trans_scend @tinytachyon in case anyone would like to know more about this, i go into it in the replie… https://t.co/JWG3vFX2pHslightly expanded test scene, some minor edits. this makes a little more use of larger transitional gradients in th… https://t.co/4niInPGbsY
Retweeted by loren schmidt @saszysarah @Trans_scend @tinytachyon i can't see the initial post, but thank you for approaching this thoughtfully… https://t.co/ItK3hMmV7M @azure_lor yeah there is- different color count, but the locality of shading and goopiness reminds me in some ways of lionheart. @ultrafetzig thank youa moth, on its way outside https://t.co/KZqr8j8rhs
7/12
2020
slightly expanded test scene, some minor edits. this makes a little more use of larger transitional gradients in th… https://t.co/4niInPGbsY @chilleramas thank you!they remind me of the ropy hive areas in alien 3 for the megadrive https://t.co/WWVvuBhxr7these were fun to draw, but the details are probably a bit too gloopy and exaggerated for this project https://t.co/7YIFTG5aVq @eryngi777 oh i should revisit this one- i haven't looked at it in ages. thank you!i think i am going to do this with tree trunks too. looking at the new trees next to other work i've done, i feel t… https://t.co/4bpNimwTbC(i can see why so many older games opt for simple stylized horizontals)working on some vaguely cypress-esque trees with climbable branches. the trickiest thing about these has been tryin… https://t.co/RM6y0VOmuYpeople are photoshopping their cats' faces onto bees, so i thought i'd do octavia on a melanistic orb weaver. https://t.co/dDJUKsWhazinteresting documentary piece about early indian electronic music https://t.co/1PUwBeVj2i @castpixel i often start with scribbly sketches, and sometimes shapes from that end up in the final versionok while we're here let's talk about how the passive voice makes it sound like the protesters are magnetizing cars… https://t.co/eGr48Vt439
Retweeted by loren schmidt @castpixel the way you work from well defined highlights and shadows and spread outward is really interesting to me!This is awful (cw for everything) https://t.co/82IbJTNb1J
Retweeted by loren schmidtIf you supported that massive Itch bundle two months ago, please consider supporting this visual novel bundle, too:… https://t.co/AHTYmmgw4J
Retweeted by loren schmidtPrisoners 550% more likely to get Covid-19, 300% more likely to die, new study shows https://t.co/c86P0tPXNM
Retweeted by loren schmidtThis is Tucker Carlson's Cyrano: https://t.co/u5QqSVsH9C
Retweeted by loren schmidtAnother case of #facialrecognition misidentification leading to a false arrest, this time in Detroit. This technolo… https://t.co/BWDOvtta93
Retweeted by loren schmidt"To compare the changing of the ideological tide in the United States to totalitarian ideology is to fail to take a… https://t.co/GnyHCsBbG0
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7/11
2020
Incidentally, Roger Stone admitted today that he expects a commutation from Trump in exchange for refusing to share… https://t.co/iLQDLwRtMb
Retweeted by loren schmidtJust a reminder that issuing a pardon or commuting a sentence in exchange for a witness refusing to testify about y… https://t.co/UXOUS0GY7M
Retweeted by loren schmidtBREAKING: A @Twitter developer and AI platform called @Dataminr has been caught scanning the platform for tweets ab… https://t.co/1gZbkQH8Au
Retweeted by loren schmidtAs a university philosophy professor, I've heard this nonsense for decades. The funny thing is, I have never seen o… https://t.co/xgYOliCMf0
Retweeted by loren schmidtIt’s a great day to Abolish ICE https://t.co/YhH4LtsyI3
Retweeted by loren schmidt.@ICEgov's plan to threaten international students at our colleges & universities with deportation is xenophobic &… https://t.co/3KPLEfbDOS
Retweeted by loren schmidtthis headline is somewhat misleading, but the WHO is now entertaining the possibility of transmission via lingering… https://t.co/k2G9k8XBjxThe case will be of interest to those who hold or oppose so-called "gender critical" beliefs. Such beliefs - widely… https://t.co/LsiODCSFgv
Retweeted by loren schmidtThe European Court of Human Rights has today upheld the complaint of a trans man (Y.T.) against Bulgaria, for refus… https://t.co/ATKSN0z2qf
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7/10
2020
@Rathayibacter @spiderflorist i think this last link might be a write-up on the same study, but here is the one i r… https://t.co/uBdS1ZUvrdLRT this also seems to be ignoring recent indications that herd immunity may never have been an applicable concept for COVID-19While the reporting is solid, why not TALK TO PEOPLE IN THE COMMUNITY. I think the neighborhood might take umbrage… https://t.co/9U8kzFXqBE
Retweeted by loren schmidtIt’s weird to me that people think the biggest obstacle to healthy discourse today is mobs of angry progressives an… https://t.co/omqaSJ3qe6
Retweeted by loren schmidt16,000 meat packers got COVID. 90% of them were people of color https://t.co/ANndghAGOk
Retweeted by loren schmidtThe white elite are saying they’ll cut funding from public schools unless communities offer their children up to il… https://t.co/iOxJIyv7fU
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7/9
2020
Y do we have known killer police in every informal settlement? Y does 70% of the Nairobi population live on 5% of… https://t.co/wsiCI8DbVG
Retweeted by loren schmidtInteresting relevant point, in light of the Fed Judge shutting down the pipeline. https://t.co/p5Cw4xdTti
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7/7
2020
Since last week, six Black trans women have been found dead. Repeat their names back aloud: Brayla Stone. Little… https://t.co/TVZcWRFEzt
Retweeted by loren schmidtTHE SIX GRANDFATHERS, PAHA SAPA, IN THE YEAR 502,002 C.E. https://t.co/2RQPyjcKz2 https://t.co/DJfuDfVRcH
Retweeted by loren schmidtI have been having chats w a pal in tech about how there’s suddenly enormous energy for name changes in the sector,… https://t.co/vwGB6pVpFm
Retweeted by loren schmidt @RifterThePAMT it is a remarkably ageless look. they work with the spec so gracefully. @pitto there's definitely a kindred spirit about it! it's sunsoft. it's a gorgeous game and very worth taking a loo… https://t.co/bM4u0HRpudi really love these trees (gimmick, 1992) https://t.co/KC9qTAveiq609. LA District Attorney has declined to prosecute *all 609* police who’ve killed civilians during her tenure. It… https://t.co/3SKkYWRbAl
Retweeted by loren schmidt @simulacracid thank you! i have been really excited about doing modular foliage recently. it has been really fun wo… https://t.co/X02g4iGUd2
7/6
2020
@flockofsiegels thank you. i did these in the pixel art / tiled environment tool i am working on. i'm hoping to do… https://t.co/UhQ7XfQbyu @wileywiggins thank you! i kind of want to try even more slope variation. real trees are so often very slightly tap… https://t.co/rpG0WaYMGXcaifornia: if you actually value these firefighters' labor, you must value their lives first. end the inhumane an… https://t.co/Ei9LxnoYor @nikodimov @ozwalled i am curious now! i wonder. it's definitely an eye spot..today one of the prometheas eclosed. i helped it to a window, and it flew away into the night. https://t.co/Fyajdy44Ex
7/5
2020
@zacharyfruhling @mcclure111 thank you for this! i've found very little material about this set of games. @failratePrime it really is strikingly close to the mark @FroyoTam i support anyone who needs to avoid me for their own recovery or health. please take whatever space you n… https://t.co/VdQKo2OWxz @FroyoTam i was convicted almost 20 years ago, but i think about what i did every day. i am committed to never hurt… https://t.co/DZVkJcTEOM @FroyoTam this affected different victims differently. sadly, as part of how i responded, i acted out by repeating… https://t.co/CTXCvKYKA4 @FroyoTam i grew up in a family with a history of sexual abuse. when i was much younger, i and several other childr… https://t.co/MMfTtuLnDZ @FroyoTam a lot these tools are, by necessity, low context. in the case that more context is useful to anyone readi… https://t.co/6X0RkwJ8b3 @FroyoTam in a world shaped this way, raising public awareness via social media, lists of abusers, private channels… https://t.co/UYd6UUBbmL @FroyoTam AAA games have a tremendous problem with abuse, and many of the systems which should exist to protect peo… https://t.co/6FpfKbvFHk @FroyoTam i want to apologize to anyone to whom this it triggering, or to whom this brings difficulty in any way. i… https://t.co/0YN8Bl5Swx @FroyoTam [cw child sexual abuse] this seems like a good faith effort to respond to difficult information, and i f… https://t.co/2BqtbLZXN5this attack on meaningful language obfuscates the definition of this administration's own actions. mobilizing your… https://t.co/ltPmjhFXYkhis speechwriters are simultaneously deploying rhetoric that "antifa" is some kind of terrorist organization, and c… https://t.co/Ysm4QrKwVqanother pass on the trees i have been working on https://t.co/d9ErAS8X3W
7/4
2020
[cw ice, detention centers] https://t.co/apV0FnVfM2
Retweeted by loren schmidt @ADAMATOMIC thank you! i have really been enjoying this spec[cw ice, detention centers] https://t.co/apV0FnVfM2 @yung_oaki thank you! yes, i definitely think smaller trunks are essential for the feel of this type of forest. i w… https://t.co/WiePALyZFC @curiousepic oh and one gradient variant! @curiousepic three regular ones, and one variant with leaves. @RedLeafTweets yeah agreed! so much of the feeling of a forest is that sense of the volume. i also think some subtl… https://t.co/5CKnQUZIKH @sevencrane oh, slopes which fit on the outside of trunk tiles? that's a neat idea. i've also thought about having… https://t.co/1ICTYKcHdS[CW inhumane treatment of prisoners] california's san quentin prison is currently dealing with COVID-19 just as bad… https://t.co/EKnv1T73E5 @CartaMonir i was just talking about this with a friend, alongside of how many queer folks vitally connect with imp… https://t.co/2mazds0txU @ireneista oh that sounds intriguing! thank you. i am not familiar with that one. @sevencrane thank you! i kind of wish i had more trunk variation. actual trees are often pretty far from vertical.. @toraton i am so fond of those effects. photographed screens feel so physical.working on some new trees based on some which grow in the woods around here. the dense leaves and smaller trunks… https://t.co/qE8Xx9oCSx
7/3
2020
31 days into the worst outbreak in California, and top 5 in the nation. No public officials have gone to SQ to see… https://t.co/cmxpjMc6OF
Retweeted by loren schmidt @treemantheo @nkjemisin absolutely. but he despite his ego, he is very much just the visible face of a larger set o… https://t.co/KPHTT4NRcK @7StellarJays this is beautiful!
7/2
2020
This is Trump's stupid logic. Let the virus run rampant, find what he thinks is a miracle cure (it isn't), dangle t… https://t.co/KvHgiH8Kes
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7/1
2020
For all the people of color who work on games, promote games, make songs about games, we want your cool talks, and… https://t.co/rMT6BxcSvm
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6/30
2020
PA lichen https://t.co/S4VzlCoA67 @MartynEm @Locomalito oh wow, that's an interesting framing. one of my favorite games by them in that era is magic… https://t.co/P2jpjZSPCmliving stone https://t.co/kM06vkfWsG
6/29
2020
@Kerr1ck @scanlime Pennsylvania forests @Synodai @NaturaMorte oh whoah @Locomalito oh my gosh i have a screenshot of exactly this in my reference folder.can anyone id this? isopod or myriapod possibly, fairly quick moving, flexible. https://t.co/152SbycTUCFINALLY. Prisoner testimony given respect Read of the Day We have gotten word from inside Angola that they would a… https://t.co/e2NRz68fXE
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6/28
2020

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