I'm leaving on a two week vacation tonight, to celebrate my mother turning 60. While I will be bringing a laptop and there will be internet, I will try to not think about work as much as possible while I'm gone.
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When I get back, I'll finish up the new launcher, then my goal is to get some early sketch of the Modding API out before GDC.
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