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Sensor Ghosts, Assembly Re-Sequence & Override and how Wren Games are trying to kill me in outer

I don't want to say anything negative about Janice from Wren Games, I'm the last person to cast aspersions. She seems lovely - kind, warm, smiley. But I get the distinct impression she is trying to kill me. Every time I triumph in Assembly - meticulously locking bays in to place, resolving glitches, fixing malfunctions, outwitting the computer then sailing away to victory in my luxury space ship - she adds new challenges. As if I didn't have enough to contend with creeping about hoping the computer won't notice me, first there were glitches and now she has added robots. If you thought Assembly was infinitely replayable before (as I did) it's even more so now. Which makes it.... I don't know?

Kitty Cataclysm, Wibbell++ and why it's good to get a parcel from Bez.

If you're familiar with the just a card campaign you'll have heard that every time someone supports an independent business the owner does a happy dance. I imagine that when the last copies of Wibbell Plus Plus and Kitty Cataclysm were posted that Bez of Stuff By Bez did at least one happy dance. If you've ever received a package from Bez you'll know that it's a thing of joy and if you haven't, what are you waiting for? Treat yourself. My most recent parcel arrived in a trademark envelope festooned with fabulous red drawings, a little comic and a cat which I have enjoyed colouring in. It is now on the wall in my study reminding me to take it easy sometimes. But it's not just about the packag

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