@feitclub when it comes to some of the rats that scurried off to youtube, it's plausible that a big % of their zillion supporters are ignorant to their conduct, so I can understand how they're able to persist in the industry despite ppls' best efforts, but when it comes to ppl like Judd...
@feitclub ...they're clearly being abetted by a very small circle of people for whom there is absolutely no excuse—literally, in a lot of cases, they just show up again after a while with the ridiculous expectation that everyone else just has to accept it or "move on" or whatever
@feitclub fwiw I suspect, with absolutely no proof, that he was working behind the scenes on the Wonderful 101 kickstarter

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13 Jan
reminder: while there's overlap, Sega's regional branches each have their own purview & there's a ton of stuff you're just not going to see announced by Sega EU

reminder #2: there's a Puyo Puyo Tetris 2 update due that same day, so that may very well be all they're teasing
their stream announcement didn't even strike me as worth mentioning but I see a lot of sites, including a couple JP ones, writing it up as if they're teasing something major and I just don't see it
re: Puyotet 2, their update roadmap is five items deep & they've already stated, implied or leaked things like:

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