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The decision for secondary attacks will be another gameplay changer. But if the patch gets through, I would reminisce the days watching those archers shoot their enemies at point-blank range.
Speaking of development, I know that the next Alpha is planned to be released within these days. But I prefer that you just delay it as needed. I prefer delays over a half-baked alpha (if that term actually makes sense). Those Release Blockers are quite nasty. Still hoping that you make it, though.