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Chris Knowles @Tarrenam Cambridge, England

Christian, sofware engineer, gamer. Blogs about geekery and Christianity at the same time.

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Joined Twitter 1/28/17


If you're into minimalist puzzle games, I had great fun with #HexaTurn by @wonderkidevelop. Nice pace of new puzzle… https://t.co/fnVTOOBFAc
2/20
2020
@Elros451 @Merchant_MTG I found the in-at-the-deep-end stuff really engaging, I really wanted to get to know the wo… https://t.co/i7mRYv7cRx @Merchant_MTG The Malazan Book of the Fallen series by Steven Erikson. It's a big saga, so you'll be there for a wh… https://t.co/Kss5G8KQKe
2/19
2020
✨❤️✨ https://t.co/ujnyOQ8nSF
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2/14
2020
@sknowlespostbox 🎵I'd like to be under TV In an octopus's garden in the shade. 🎵 https://t.co/1PNLjR3EPy
2/13
2020
@UKPowerNetworks ...we've just had another one :( @UKPowerNetworks Done, thanks :) @UKPowerNetworks We've just had a couple of brief outages in CB24, do you have any idea if there are likely to be more?Synthwave birb. https://t.co/G620Co5lsU
2/11
2020
@Hi_ImTemmy Presumably, though, the angry yak is at least moving away from you at some speed.
2/9
2020
@sknowlespostbox It seems that @sknowlespostbox is attempting to answer the eternal question: who would win a drag… https://t.co/gpiUixhHv2
2/7
2020
@sknowlespostbox What's clear is that this an octopus driving a freight train. What's less clear is why it's in the… https://t.co/sFl2KFkYHh
2/5
2020
@sknowlespostbox My wife just ran in and announced "I think we can fit a fishbowl on the shelf". https://t.co/vBXDmcl8mp
2/2
2020
Thinking about applying to be a speaker at Develop:Brighton 2020? Jagex's Chris Knowles (@JagexJenesis) has some ad… https://t.co/OQl4WmlBxv
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1/30
2020
@sknowlespostbox My wife assures me that this is Doctorpus, not Celebrity Chef Octopus 🤔 https://t.co/UIgWc51aMR @Hi_ImTemmy https://t.co/7HUCnCP1d2
1/28
2020
@sknowlespostbox The locals appear to have mistaken the octopus for Cthulhu 😱 https://t.co/TGJULdRXCg
1/24
2020
Ah, the classic moment when, after an hour of scratching your head at non-functioning software, you spot a sneaky s… https://t.co/Eiscur8slt
1/23
2020
@sknowlespostbox Rocktopus: great at drum solos due to having 8 limbs https://t.co/vfGBek0Reo @sknowlespostbox Sherlocktopus: solves octopus-related crimes with a magnifying glass. https://t.co/fKA9klmMqh
1/22
2020
@Fuzzlette @sknowlespostbox She is! @sknowlespostbox We debated for some time who would win the jousting. We decided the swan would probably build up m… https://t.co/c3VAkdst3kThings they don't tell you about marriage: your wife will crochet small animals and then hide them around the flat.… https://t.co/W2rY9OtVL3
1/21
2020
@michaellojko @NorwichUniArts 😬
1/16
2020
@NorwichUniArts @itshannahflynn (With thanks to @AdvXConf for pointing me in the right direction!)For any students who were at my @NorwichUniArts lecture, here's @itshannahflynn's talk about marketing I mentioned. https://t.co/qEI6EdgrYw @itshannahflynn I was talking to some game dev students today and I mentioned the talk you did at @AdvXConf about s… https://t.co/mK0VPn7aUc @NorwichUniArts It was also really encouraging to talk to a Christian student about what it's like following Jesus in the games industry! 😃I had a great time speaking to students @NorwichUniArts today about what working in the industry is like, and getti… https://t.co/7pzyyQkUZt
1/15
2020
We caught up @Hi_ImTemmy to chat about his verb-’em-up adventure Tobin's Tale, "a game that will be made with a joy… https://t.co/YMcAfPeQtR
Retweeted by Chris KnowlesTomorrow I'll be at @NorwichUniArts speaking to students about my route into and experience within the games indust… https://t.co/4lSFSqk7BH
1/14
2020
@lilmissphillips I hope you apologized bafterwards. @Hi_ImTemmy Our Temmy went for an MRI With giant magnets to certify His body fights on: Let battles be won And doctors his symptoms nullify!
1/9
2020
@factoryweather @AppStoreGames @GooglePlay The image says 22nd Jan 2019, I assume that's a New Year's Typo.
1/8
2020
@Hi_ImTemmy I prefer the flat colours, I like the style where you're doing your detail work with geometry, rather t… https://t.co/fzZrKQroEW @Hi_ImTemmy Do you have to sleep in a docking station? @Hi_ImTemmy How are you finding wireless bones? I've been a bit reluctant to make the switch.
1/7
2020
@OpenWorldAtlas So far I seem to have convinced my wife that we should keep all five copies of this mug that we have in the flat.
1/2
2019
Your annual festive reminder that Saint Nicholas bears a surprising resemblance to Lieutenant Worf. https://t.co/8ERF9OojMk
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12/25
2019
Here we go. Welcome to Buried Treasure! Buried Treasure is a site for the great indie games the rest of the press… https://t.co/LUrRXw5sA4
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12/4
2019
@lauradilloway @HeavensVault I'm a bit hazy on the second line, but I think it must be "a song written by lyricist… https://t.co/oVGyKOL0EN
12/3
2019
@tha_rami @Spriteborne (I was excited to receive it, too, but I don't think I did much with it - partly because, as… https://t.co/1bQp6t2XuU @tha_rami @Spriteborne To know whether this holds, you also need to know how many kids who *didn't* turn into artis… https://t.co/7oew049ych
12/1
2019
@tha_rami Cider chicken: Fry onion, chicken, apple, bacon. At same time, start reducing 1/3 pint pp cider. Once c… https://t.co/RlhJZiFN50 @awygle @Awesome_Claw @TheXandan @ra @tha_rami Agreed, particularly in an online discussion. Though perhaps if Thin… https://t.co/oCpOSXcO4k
11/30
2019
@Awesome_Claw @TheXandan @ra @tha_rami Pretty much this. If someone comes by with a really strange request it's oft… https://t.co/yfD8hgMRqV
11/29
2019
@lauradilloway And a gold star to you if you're successfully applying that to a broken boiler! @lauradilloway Maya Angelou?
11/26
2019
@Hi_ImTemmy I sometimes wonder why we don't do what the Romans did and *start* a letter (or email) with who it's fr… https://t.co/BzebisFp4f
11/21
2019
Frankly I don't think my hosting provider is charging enough for this level of service. https://t.co/crzR6rssS0
11/18
2019
Check out the live stream of today’s talks from the Ukie Student Conference here: Twitch: https://t.co/mTUK4h5e3Jhttps://t.co/er8xvlQ0Zj
Retweeted by Chris KnowlesJust arrived @StaffsUni for the @UkieStudents conference. Come and find me in the film theatre at 11.20 for advice… https://t.co/lf4gL5Tpk0
11/13
2019
RT if you are a senior++ developer who still Googles to remember syntax stuff I’m trying to prove a point
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11/11
2019
@itshannahflynn @AdvXConf I've just watched this, and it was very helpful and made marketing seem a bit less daunting! Thanks 😃
11/8
2019
@marcgravell SELECT * FROM universe; @FedeItaliano76 @Waltjan9 Wow. If you'd asked me to guess there's no way I'd have said this was a photo. It has a l… https://t.co/8nf9ld5soV
11/7
2019
I'm heading @StaffsUni next week to speak at the @UkieStudents conference. Come and hear about how making multiplay… https://t.co/JG1pfultAB @OpenWorldAtlas 🎵 Janky old browsers that can't parse the markup, Precedence rulings that mess my display up, CSS c… https://t.co/Ld9HGeaURw @Hi_ImTemmy What would happen if there was less than a minute left on the timer, and you subtracted 60 seconds? Th… https://t.co/umBiFARMcg
11/6
2019
@lauradilloway Also, I saw the first of these this morning and immediately decided this was my new favourite Twitte… https://t.co/lTyt1VQZPH @lauradilloway I admit to getting stumped by the word after "is", but having enough of the sentence for Google to s… https://t.co/9ixVWBBHxJ @lauradilloway Cicero?
11/5
2019
@markgsimkins Tracky McTrackface
11/3
2019
@itshannahflynn https://t.co/1nKQsrLGfJ
11/2
2019
@lex_salomon @KevlinHenney @instagram The cold truth about today's society is that no-one cares what your name is.Twitter I'm only telling you this b/c in the Referendum my flatmates were from NZ, Canada & Australia and NONE of t… https://t.co/WDK31Q6TWd
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11/1
2019
@itshannahflynn Heaven's Vault, because that's what I'm playing right now.
10/30
2019
@Tim_R_Dawson Why is it "obvious" that EU nationals can't vote in UK elections? Commonwealth citizens can. @A14C2H Please, please, please make every effort to give the correct closures - this is the second time in five day… https://t.co/04jwZotXBK @A14C2H The #A14 WB closure is considerably longer than given here. I wasn't able to join the A14 at Dry Drayton, a… https://t.co/MgvHHs4awA
10/29
2019
@Fuzzlette @TimAlanWhite #FreeScuzzleFuzz 🗝️
10/28
2019
@Hi_ImTemmy That's rough, I hope you're back to 100% soon.Spotted earlier this week. https://t.co/FwqDqJXHsy
10/26
2019
@A14C2H Please could you also let drivers know that the #A14 WB J29 (Bar Hill) exit is closed - because of the way… https://t.co/kNvLSqk0NC @JosiahRenaudin 12 years at one company. Started in a non-game software dev role, applied internally to make games.… https://t.co/gmGKfYdeDm
10/24
2019
"Pinpointed" 😝 @inkleStudios @HeavensVault (But I'm thoroughly enjoying this enchanting game so far, I can't wait… https://t.co/RdPrT0ymC1 @SarahTaber_bww Could be worse, until I got to "classifying" I briefly thought you were saying "ancient Indo-Europe… https://t.co/dZbW45Gz47
10/23
2019
A great darkness is falling on our home country today. A law is being passed to legalize abortion up to 28 weeks. O… https://t.co/HnWms1Wt8R
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10/21
2019
@RikerGoogling It turns out alpha them are unnecessary. @KevlinHenney I have a particular dislike of any kind of "isDisabled" flag, because of the mental gymnastics requir… https://t.co/z6dpX6lUKg
10/17
2019
Threads in #slack today: "@riotgames releases new game - 4 replies" "Is water wet? - 64 replies" @sarahsalviander https://t.co/TqmCZLKAubDear #gamedev #indiedev, Another day, another tweet about text size in games that has thousands of likes and retwe… https://t.co/JNFSHSCR57
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10/16
2019
Today in "weird spam emails": https://t.co/E5UAFSsMXBBiggest disappointment of the day: I dreamed I got David Attenborough's autograph, and then woke up. Dream highlig… https://t.co/gTScaH6C3F
10/14
2019
@RikerGoogling Do they keep writing "Thomas"?
10/13
2019
@1Password Ah, OK. The second bit reads more like logging into your website rather than using a browser to access a… https://t.co/tzleV6Lf7f
10/11
2019
@1Password - https://t.co/L8b5bNpr6Y says "Like your Master Password, your Secret Key is never sent to us." -… https://t.co/kSKzVfIgWr @1Password I'm trying to get a feel for how your system works, and I'm having trouble reconciling two bits of info on your website.
10/10
2019
@Hi_ImTemmy Do NPCs throw verbs at any point? Will Tobin need to dodge the Ask Awkward Question verb?
10/9
2019
@sarahsalviander What they've asked for: "names from Inuit, Norse, and Gallic mythology" What they're going to get: "Moony McMoonface"
10/8
2019
The early hours of this morning were my first experience of scratching my head for 30 minutes trying to work out wh… https://t.co/ZNLe8Ch37j
10/7
2019
@Hi_ImTemmy I hope you have ajar of these at the ready.
10/6
2019
@inkleStudios Am I the only one who read the last bullet point as "reached Mecha Pikachu"? @sarahsalviander I've often wondered whether the Russian version, cosmonaut ("universe sailor"), was deliberate one-upmanship.
10/2
2019
@jovian34 @RikerGoogling A warrior's topping.
9/30
2019
Note to self: if you unplug a mouse, it will stop working. This blinding insight was brought to you by the Society… https://t.co/220yuWw0Er @itshannahflynn Confidence trickster?
9/27
2019
The Talos Principle Doom Portal 2 Papers, Please Fallout: New Vegas Rocket League Civilization V Risk of Rain (and… https://t.co/D61grzDLfg
9/26
2019

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