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Game designer, digital artist, sensory designer, professor and media curator. 25% of @kokoromi. She/her. [Icon/header artist: Leonie Smelt]

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An essay about a place I'm grateful to call home -- with heartfelt thanks to Raqueeb Bey, Rachel Filippini, Sarah M… https://t.co/dSPNZsqVh3
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1/14
2020
Let me talk for a moment about the narratives we tell around how game designers enter the industry. Its just a the… https://t.co/GhMsqoVjh0
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1/10
2020
My toddler got given a book today and I'm not kidding, it is basically an ethical non-monogamy manifesto. Move over… https://t.co/4YL8elsLLs
Retweeted by Heather KelleyGUYS TONEE IS STILL NOT HOME! HELP US BRING HER HOME!! #bringtoneehome #toneeturner #Pittsburgh #MissingPersonhttps://t.co/Bs5rb1VByk
Retweeted by Heather KelleyThanks for speaking out, Erin - then, and now! https://t.co/duVd1hD4AF
1/6
2020
Please share this, help bring our Tonee home safe! #bringtoneehome #toneeturner #pittsburgh #MissingPerson https://t.co/2LtAj64aZw
1/5
2020
Absolutely agree that content for the chemical senses needs to be handled far more carefully than we are accustomed… https://t.co/7ofJ66IJPb
1/4
2019
Interacting with your d/Deaf/HoH friends and family over the holidays, A PSA Thread: Hi! As you may know, over 90%… https://t.co/hQldPv6ARb
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12/23
2019
My dad converted the janky spare room of our family home into a stylish bathroom. It's really strange taking a luxu… https://t.co/8XmhQTmLBzTransformative justice doesn't just seek to transform the behaviours of a harm-doer. It also seeks to transform the… https://t.co/0mPNQp24hw
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12/22
2019
@allartburns @starbreiz This continues to be a rather hilariously confusing thread because i thought you were talki… https://t.co/hPHmMztwzK
12/20
2019
@allartburns @starbreiz They carry gluten free 🥟 at Wigle distillery? @shalev_moran What might Office Guy see if he looks to his LEFT?!
12/19
2019
@allartburns @starbreiz I mean, which grocery store location.
12/17
2019
@joonturbo Check the average weather predictions for the two areas. Snow and ice storms are still possible in March… https://t.co/9EBn0kWdJE @omarieclaire Room with low warm lighting and no screens or LEDs whatsoever.
12/16
2019
@allartburns @starbreiz WHICH Ginegal??! @afemalewriter @everestpipkin 101F3
12/15
2019
For the record, I shouted it at GAIA and I'll say it again: I would paint pedestals! #DITStraight talk from Paolo on how and why and where LIKELIKE arcade exists! https://t.co/SrydspDAkc
12/11
2019
this month i've put together a 55 page quickstart unity guide for beginners. its a vastly shortened unity manual… https://t.co/OjxRbIB7uq
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12/9
2019
Current status: internal organs doing a pendulum-ricochet thing between thrill and adrenaline-spiked terror! This i… https://t.co/gd5CpU5aHy
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12/8
2019
@thedak Wood-smoked ANYTHING.
12/6
2019
HEY ARTISTS and general people who are looking for creative opportunities --> i'm sharing what might be my life's… https://t.co/s5TtZlFWop
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11/24
2019
@golan Mass spectrometer!! 🍌🥀⚗️😍💸
11/22
2019
@MarcosWicket @iamcsaba @DevRelCallum What started your journey to unlearn toxicity? How can I best advise folks (m… https://t.co/lbdrLwztHz
11/21
2019
A MAZE. is one of the most important games-art institutions in the world and has been instrumental in fostering a v… https://t.co/C9jIKrH4md
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11/19
2019
@bombsfall Or at the bottom I guess I mean. More essential than food! Someone make this pyramid so I don't mess it up again. @bombsfall Little-known cat fact : head scritches are at the top of Meowslow's Heirarchy.A thread about narrative states. Suppose we have a dating sim where outcome is decided by the player's relationshi… https://t.co/Bh0YC5sYhg
Retweeted by Heather KelleyArtists and writers and creative folks: Let me encourage you to RE-apply for opps you’ve been rejected from before.… https://t.co/cVePYSfI8j
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11/18
2019
@anothermichaels @string_mchn @RobotoProject I've been going to see bands since like, the late 80s so that wasn't a… https://t.co/kqKTcBCjpyI saw a really nice show last night (@anothermichaels w/ @string_mchn) at the local DIY music space @RobotoProjecthttps://t.co/wcZ06WjVZV
11/16
2019
@johnnemann Mmmmhm. @indulgine is rather about this, though from the machine's perspective.
11/13
2019
I love it! Thank you Fluffy! https://t.co/R0kQ1tF34e
11/11
2019
@vivschwarz @hannahnicklin @v21 Thirded
11/10
2019
🎽🎽🎽hey friends- i have a little extra cash this month, decided to run some no questions asked microgrants for binde… https://t.co/49sOwPcFg9
Retweeted by Heather Kelley
11/9
2019
@parabasis Candide
11/5
2019
what the hecks, generation x @allartburns OK there's where I went wrong, overlooking an opportunity for a glass of scotch.Can we really justify telling marginalised people how great it is to work in games and they totally should, when we… https://t.co/MCu8cSq0QT
Retweeted by Heather KelleyIf you are moderating a panel and a panelist or audience member starts going on and on and on forever or saying wil… https://t.co/AlnTFzsN42
Retweeted by Heather KelleyJust wrote the first draft of a few paragraphs for publication, and allowed it to be SO BAD. Now every terrible sen… https://t.co/jRAPqRs0Aj
11/4
2019
WRITERS: We're looking for more pitches from players with disabilities / caretakers! Share your experiences with us… https://t.co/Aord7ShPDh
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11/3
2019
I can’t tell you how many first dates I overhear where the man never asks the woman a single question about herself… https://t.co/L05bdsksqL
Retweeted by Heather Kelley @v21 of course I'm sure you looked fantastic! (and so look forward to near-future dressing up opportunities!)
11/2
2019
@tigershungry You are absolutely commanded to bring this puzzle to gaiaThe goal of @ChairJam is to put wheelchair users at the table (literally) with tech makers, disability advocates an… https://t.co/xlYCSusv6d
Retweeted by Heather KelleyProject Joyride has been collaborating w/ Heather Kelley, Patrick Carrington & Theresa Devine to create and host… https://t.co/JqO0Kr47lW
Retweeted by Heather Kelley @v21 What did you wear?!
11/1
2019
In the same way we use metaphors to communicate and work through our inner worlds, game systems can be used to expl… https://t.co/kdBBRaAt79
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10/29
2019
last month, i gave a talk on plants and urban foraging at a ""real"" conference, amongst friends. anyway i thought… https://t.co/EeuE3P7y4H
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10/28
2019
Excited to announce that, in partnership with the Indigenous Screen Office, https://t.co/2YDKF2uoge will soon have… https://t.co/oKNIgAqbgd
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10/27
2019
@_CatherineAllen Yes!! So much this. My research/work on embodiment, mixed reality, and co-presence concurs. Onboar… https://t.co/fA3EuaiDcc
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10/25
2019
Spent an awesome weekend building a light tag game set for all abilities with Team TOAK! Thanks @ChairJam, organize… https://t.co/qpDOucJwYR
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10/22
2019
Scenes from #ChairJam Day Two! Games and creative interactions are getting built, prototyped and tested! @cmuetchttps://t.co/0WevDDzdjt
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10/20
2019
@cattsmall The confusing connectivity is the only part that IS kinda steampunk.Thanks so much to yesterday's guest experts @TheHeatherRepor and @jessthemessiest, who gave feedback to the teams d… https://t.co/PKrYRLkabm
Retweeted by Heather Kelley @cattsmall The much-lauded "Underground City," unlike the steampunk noir promise of its name, is actually just a bu… https://t.co/cp5OTDq7iTThanks, it's going great! Stay tuned for a few #ChairJam updates today. https://t.co/wBeL9OVKJ5
10/19
2019
Read the Tyranny of Structurelessness by Jo Freeman. Amazing how we keep repeating the same mistakes that were alr… https://t.co/JooLVNWJ1Z
Retweeted by Heather KelleyThis is why I've stopped engaging in grassroots activism. It's also why game communities fail. Power structures ar… https://t.co/LueZIh1TQM
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10/18
2019
@v21 I love its perfect tiny robotty sound!
10/15
2019
Nerding out hard on this new aerogel project from @BompasandParr. Also: Sam, you're my dream host for a science/foo… https://t.co/ngdm3ZBwlC
10/12
2019
@BonusSoden @Lulu Agree.
10/11
2019
Are you a Latinx game dev? I’m looking for games and interactive projects to showcase for something special at PAX… https://t.co/USKekOBTn0
Retweeted by Heather KelleyAlum @Wertle talks to @cmuetc students about some important lessons she learned during her time here https://t.co/39fI1tiOms
10/10
2019
For last Friday's show we put a 1600W monster subwoofer in the basement to simulate a subway passing every 5 minute… https://t.co/Pmddg3GgOY
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10/9
2019
@likelikearcade @jts3k Sorrrrrry Harveeeeey
10/7
2019
@molleindustria When you wanna co-teach this, you know where to find us!
10/3
2019
Last Stop: New Urbanist Games for Transit-Oriented Teens A show of games about public transportation. Friday Octob… https://t.co/Q3wiMAdCce
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9/27
2019
@JarrydHuntley https://t.co/DPgEeuYNfS
9/18
2019
@moreelen @citruslucy It's me circa 2003! Picrewの「Cutie Creator」でつくったよ! https://t.co/yP1RL1t2uX #Picrew #Cutie_Creator @dinosaurrparty Life goal : All three at once.
9/15
2019
@carolinefangel
9/14
2019
"Let’s focus on hearing the voices and experiences of those who have been harmed [...] and let’s collaborate with a… https://t.co/UPb7o23Zq1
9/13
2019
This thread on community healing is one we (game devs) need to hear now, and will again, and again. Ty… https://t.co/VgpNIF7dbH
9/12
2019
@Vestrati @molleindustria Slingshot's pervasive game "Hounded" was the first I knew of. (shout out @donnyBronson) https://t.co/viujIofc3P
9/7
2019
@sodap_ @molleindustria OK, new goals, the world needs a game based on mouthfeel! (my anosmic friend… https://t.co/VXlEYSU9nT
9/6
2019
@molleindustria @moreelen It was meeting the ONLY other woman and there having the ONLY good conversation that broke me. So real it aches.
9/5
2019
@hannahnicklin Thank you for re-sharing this, Hannah! A really valuable resource.Thank you for taking the time to share this, Mattie. https://t.co/6nXdCuUhPH
9/1
2019
I'm participating in a punk science fair with my partner. Our experiment consists of figuring out if male honeybees… https://t.co/bfMZix0Lk9
Retweeted by Heather KelleyY'all. It's systemic. For everyone's good, we have to DISMANTLE THE PATRIARCHY. @snidelyhazel I should clarify, resonate with my personal experience. It's 100% valid to speak out about this const… https://t.co/2z1FXsdJL0 @snidelyhazel Of all the stories being shared in this moment, yours is the one that has resonated most with me. So… https://t.co/cpY3sieaQn
8/31
2019
In light of recent revelations about abuse in the games industry, I’ve started thinking about something that happen… https://t.co/BOE0vExYqS
Retweeted by Heather KelleyAgree. https://t.co/1TmsXcubxYa zine I picked up the other day that might be useful rn: What do Do When Someone Tells you that you violated thei… https://t.co/Q9aZHQsHrb
Retweeted by Heather KelleyTHREAD. https://t.co/j9EIKDbSkPHey this is a gentle request to check in on yourself right now. How are you feeling? Do you need a break from Twi… https://t.co/xLxXB4jCHF
Retweeted by Heather Kelley @BexSaltsman 💗I can't help but notice: Conference organizers often say they have a difficult time securing marginalized folks to… https://t.co/zcxIb6hhOE
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8/29
2019
Work with @kleenestar *and* legit robots? This game design role sounds amaaaazing! https://t.co/6RnL1D32pYBoob owners listen Small boob owners were often teased, compared to boys & feel too flat to be feminine/desirable… https://t.co/Xgp5x5ddrI
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8/28
2019
Can we reach the vulnerable to put a different voice in their head, one that supports them? But just as importantl… https://t.co/A6v9r0i6LrThinking yet more today about how I can fulfill my role as an educator sending young people into the games industry… https://t.co/LaLyXIcqZ8
8/27
2019
@aansari86 I wish I'd caught this when you were still in pgh, and it's reminded me to actively seek out scholars an… https://t.co/3Qv6IvyaUD
8/22
2019

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