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I do not know where this post should be posted to be under the correct category so I decided to place it here and hope for the best!

I am a student at the university of Skövde in Sweden and I wish to follow some people on twitter that is relevant to my future line of work (game development). The type of people I want to follow are well known programmers, designers, artists, etc, so if anyone can help me find some of these people it would be great!

I hope you guys understand what I am asking for, my English is not the best one out here!
Best regards, Kim

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I looked for a gamedev.net thread of twitterers and couldn't find one. Could be interesting to create and revive just such a thread. This of course is because I just started tweeting again, this time entirely gamedev releated..

Is there such a thread, and if not, any interest in making one somewhere?

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Yup definitely can't forget John Carmack cool.png
May get technical at times, but I really like the tweets where he says he wasted like an hour looking for a typo in code or how bad some of his old code was when he looks back.
It give hope for the rest of struggling average programmers if the best of them still struggles and does some stupid things as far as coding goes.

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Avoid Twitter, I say. It's pretty easy to get caught up in following folks, reading tweets, checking out blog feeds, etc.... and never actually getting anything done. Trust me, I know. Shut off FB, close Twitter, kill gd.net (as painful as that may be) and open up your IDE instead. Listening to all the grandiose 140-character bits of pith in the world won't make you a better programmer.

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I do not know where this post should be posted to be under the correct category so I decided to place it here and hope for the best!

I am a student at the university of Skövde in Sweden and I wish to follow some people on twitter that is relevant to my future line of work (game development). The type of people I want to follow are well known programmers, designers, artists, etc, so if anyone can help me find some of these people it would be great!

I hope you guys understand what I am asking for, my English is not the best one out here!
Best regards, Kim


My suggestion is start by following developers of the types of games you enjoy, and want to create. As mentioned above, it's easy to get thousands of people to follow, but near impossible to keep up with all of them.

So look at the type of games you want to create, and find names in the credits to follow. Reply to their tweets, but don't be disheartened if they don't reply back at first. Tweet about your own experiences and pretty soon you should have a nice little network going.

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Avoid Twitter, I say. It's pretty easy to get caught up in following folks, reading tweets, checking out blog feeds, etc.... and never actually getting anything done. Trust me, I know. Shut off FB, close Twitter, kill gd.net (as painful as that may be) and open up your IDE instead. Listening to all the grandiose 140-character bits of pith in the world won't make you a better programmer.


... my IDE has a browser window I can use to check Twitter....

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