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@mrbasil_pesto Golden Mario has a bit of reverse-Maltese Falconing going on there... @danthat I loved so many of the games. Super Star Wars on SNES, X-Wing/TIE Fighter, Jedi Knight etc. But the movies… https://t.co/r3mRUja0sS @DGan1x Posthuman Pat. Posthuman Pat. Posthuman Pat is armed with a gat. @danthat The first one I saw was Return Of The Jedi at a friend's birthday party, and it bored me so much that I di… https://t.co/3sJHsHs4hyWriting a cyberpunk novel about a genetically superior courier who uses the latest technology to ensure your letter… https://t.co/u8bYLK7WIY"The sky above the port was the color of television tuned to a dead channel. A bright blue. It was another lovely d… https://t.co/JKrp0WNyZVAny game I release, I'm just going to send round a press release saying that it's going to become a movie or TV ser… https://t.co/kTD9XsAcBe @GreyGorePlays Just all the 'wear a mask' tweets going around. Hence 'no, not that one!' :-) @GreyGorePlays I’m not sure it’s a WEIRD reason… :-PI am looking for new freelance writers who know their TV, audio, smart home or Apple tech, or also board games! I’d… https://t.co/nHiGYp3wNz
Retweeted by Richard CobbettNO! STOP! NOT THAT ONE- https://t.co/JherrzrCFd @jeremy_peel At least they could get a better logo. I remember laughing out loud when I saw them running around. @dueledge @JimSterling "It's a game about an evil cult." "I'm just going to leave the obvious unspoken." @jeremy_peel Threatens? This is the point where the evil conspiracy is sending soldiers around the world with their… https://t.co/9TJzSOCkWC @jeremy_peel One of my favourite quests in the game, and certainly in the second half. @Bhaal_Spawn @KGOrphanides @letsenhance_io Especially compared to the real people they're based on... @OverTheAlpsGame @SamuelPartridge "Aubrey, I received your telegram asking for me to use actual franked stamps in f… https://t.co/7ahCTnOoTfWatch_Dogs Legion is going to be the most awkward game to market in the near future... "It's about a group who use… https://t.co/RGP35WzVEcNah, that's just Jormungandr. https://t.co/KXZHzq2l3C @charlottegore THERE. ARE. FIVE. LIGHTS.Who wore it better? https://t.co/w7GSgYU34Z @jkillingsw0rth "Waiter, waiter, there's a flu in my soup."
7/2
2020
Harsh. Looks like at least a 4... https://t.co/pgEbEXr7HK @chrisphin JUSTICE. @RowanKaiser Wittgenstein: Enemy Territory @SamuelWRoberts PANTHER: "Well, at least SOMEONE looked at my face."Brooklyn Nein! Nein! https://t.co/CVBf7zPgdW @GameExploder Unfortunately, it's interactive fiction. As the saying goes, no IFs, no butts, so is the reverse. @Syndarr @decafjedi < likes the VGA version better :-( @decafjedi @Syndarr Ah, well, wikis are always reliable :-P @Syndarr @decafjedi I was assuming I was misremembering, but I don't remember it either. Just figured Jess has, by… https://t.co/IpjtyedDAn @Bhaal_Spawn @Gavaroc @ben_304 That's the spirit. @decafjedi I like how the VGA remake changes that to 'Curser', which I like to think was because someone realised t… https://t.co/c69vXth8LX @davescarborough (Shit in the sense of 'stuff', obviously, I'm not bagging on those games for folks who enjoy them.) @davescarborough I appreciate I'm a jump-scare wuss, but it killed even stuff like Far Cry 3 for me, never mind shi… https://t.co/dAFYQr5et0Hooraaaaaay! Everyone, esp games journalist pals, please follow Sara for your Failbetter needs. She'll be in charge… https://t.co/715Hc6p1DJ
Retweeted by Richard CobbettUpgrading Pyramid Head's butt would just be playing to the base. https://t.co/GlfNtZs6nq @Mike_Laidlaw I'd be a bit concerned if I COULD find my ass on a map, honestly... @davescarborough I loathe jump-scares. They kill games for me. @nihilquest @GNious They were around over here, but they weren't a particularly well known sweet where I was. Mostl… https://t.co/ic2Ybbnbk3 @GNious Nor me. I know one magazine cover-mounted one as a a promotional tie-in, and I was 'oh, right...'Cat, I really need you to stop sleeping so comfortably and rubbing it in that you have life infinitely better sorted out than I do. @RaveofRavendale @mode7games @nomorerobotshq Oooh, really cool idea.Introducing: No More Bugs​​​​​ 🐛🐛 Free QA testing for game developers, with a focus on marginalized devs, from the… https://t.co/tHXsPnos2K
Retweeted by Richard Cobbett @fixverified @JimSterling If I was Troy Baker, I'd show the depths of my contempt for people I didn't respect by hi… https://t.co/I5wqfyV31s @JimSterling Asked for comment, Mr Baker waved his hand and went 'Eh'. @CodyHargreaves Turns out it's just that Sam starts the game with an ingrowing toenail. @RateHowIrate I didn't even know they had sumo wrestlers.They'd better not have nerfed his Hundred Hand Slap. https://t.co/Bk2c0F6bwr @AsaTJ Reminded of how the World of Darkness MMO was planning to start everyone as human, leading to images of chat… https://t.co/PpkXqxL8lw @ChaosSmurf Hannibal made me feel sorry for serial killers, looking at their manifesto and going 'I need to raise my game...' @Bhaal_Spawn @ben_304 Kinda fascinated to see which players end up choosing. @Bhaal_Spawn @ben_304 Yeah. The default one is a shirt that's deliberately too small, because the guy's a sleazebal… https://t.co/NUCrPg2Bl6 @awesomonster @Bhaal_Spawn @ben_304 (bites fingernails nervously) @awesomonster @Bhaal_Spawn @ben_304 And because it takes place over two years, we can do some fun stuff with relati… https://t.co/l9BKCimSQa @awesomonster @Bhaal_Spawn @ben_304 Yep. I adored that game, and that's basically what I want to do here. Shorter c… https://t.co/XuE7At7yBo @Bhaal_Spawn @ben_304 (We try for equal opportunity fan-service as much as possible.) @Bhaal_Spawn @ben_304 The main variants are so that the player can choose the staff outfit. The place is run by a s… https://t.co/IxKC3jgebv @awesomonster @Bhaal_Spawn @ben_304 Absolutely. The main reason that Nighthawks is set in a nightclub is because it… https://t.co/vMF14Sl44R @Bhaal_Spawn @ben_304 Becca for instance has five possible outfits, and the alternate bartender, Fabian, has three :-) @Bhaal_Spawn @ben_304 I mean more the workload of "We need one scene with ten characters at once, some of whom have… https://t.co/ugY3IQDjqX @Bhaal_Spawn @ben_304 (Still feel I should apologise to Ben for this :-)) @Bhaal_Spawn @ben_304 Bar hubs for meeting people? What a concept. I hope no hacks out there are being all 'hey, re… https://t.co/HHNyxfNB6Z @Bhaal_Spawn I guess it's better than the movies, where their reward was a lawsuit. @tha_rami At the same time, it's interesting how small things can throw you. In Nighthawks, I casually mentioned a… https://t.co/9a2av5Sw97 @Bhaal_Spawn @ben_304 Kinda hoping that's what they do with Squadrons. @ben_304 @Bhaal_Spawn The world is rubbish and I am best. My central thesis hasn't changed much since I was 6. @ben_304 @Bhaal_Spawn The mines especially had that 'magnet' thing on, which always made me suspect serious coverin… https://t.co/QGulO5gCK0 @ben_304 @Bhaal_Spawn Right. The minefields especially just seemed to be a coin-flip whether you took damage, and… https://t.co/iqKTek9A8q @Bhaal_Spawn I laughed so hard when I finally beat that bit on my cousins' ZX Spectrum. $5000. Seriously. Get out o… https://t.co/4yAigqiJ7k @Bhaal_Spawn ...at least there's no stairs in the home computer versions? @ben_304 @Bhaal_Spawn ("You're going out alone on this patrol. You definitely will not encounter those cloaked figh… https://t.co/208vD0UrP5 @ben_304 @Bhaal_Spawn I really wanted a hybrid of TIE Fighter and Wing Commander - the combat of the first instead… https://t.co/Qw7V7QtMu8Ah, Riding Bean, aka "You saw the Gunsmith Cats OVA and now you find out how... yeah... the original manga really i… https://t.co/uctuCq1WRT @chrisphin Just the way that it's so deeply embedded, versus the way so many headphones have a 90 degree turn. @Bhaal_Spawn "Can you tell me more about this Secret Order?" "...on second thoughts, you might not be our kind of minion." @itshannahflynn I'll check it out once I've done my daily trip to YouTube to tell the same joke as a video in case people didn't get it. @tha_rami "Clearly, you lack prophet motive." @chrisphin Even in fantasy, Apple has no time for your wired headphones... @SQHistorian Grr again. At least the other times, they disguise the Elder Puzzles in some way, not just straight up… https://t.co/gHTZK4HBDQ @SQHistorian And then they add the bees. @SQHistorian The maze, aka the best reason in the game to not play on the higher difficulty… @SQHistorian Grrr. @jkillingsw0rth First day sucks, then quickly gets better :-) @jkillingsw0rth Had that done a couple of years ago. Best decision I’ve made in considerably more years. @MillieQED Maybe the Queen could clarify things with a particularly sarcastic cummerbund?Often amused by how small the Internet can be. Just randomly checked in on Real Life (https://t.co/PHCdw9XokU) on a… https://t.co/NyfGN4DQdJ
7/1
2020
@tha_rami @NintendoAmerica "Only if you call your group the Golden Sun-Set." @AdamRosserRadio @casskhaw @snarkbat https://t.co/Ok8Oyq4Dez @danielalbu Certainly with that one, the money I donated years ago is basically forgotten and an irrelevance to me… https://t.co/xF0HPaW4gq @danielalbu @kickstarter It's the longest running still on my list, though the others have all come through. Both b… https://t.co/c8vNq7F9KR @simoncarless Ah, classical music. @danielalbu I mean, I'd be very happy to see them get this thing out and have it be awesome. But I confess, I stopp… https://t.co/pDXFD73VND @danielalbu Yarp.Seeing a lot of folks saying that Amazon pulling Crucible after launch is weird. I mean, it's unusual, but Final Fantasy XIV says hello..."Inspired by historical events and shady characters. This work of corporate fiction was designed, developed and pro… https://t.co/bMg96UjuIP @Fuzzlette -pation! Wait, I mean- @Fuzzlette Perfectly. Or, you might say- @SQHistorian "No King's Quest." (smack) @MillieQED Why, do they split infinitives as well?
6/30
2020

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