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Jon sez

The Fermi Gamma-Ray Space Telescope has detected antimatter generated by thunderstorms on Earth. Man, our planet keeps getting more and more insane the more we learn about it.

I tried to make it clear in this page that the secrets being hidden are Hugo, Melissa, Gerhard, and Brody. Making that clear will negate the need to spend like three pages inside the embassy Explaining Obvious Things. I hate Explaining Obvious Things since it seems to violate the "show, don't tell" tenet of writing (and Mark hates it, too, since Explaining Things gets in the way of Heroes Punching/Shooting Things).

Mark sez

How weird do you have to be to be instantly smitten by a puzzle game where you run some sort of space petrochemicals refinery? Well, I guess I'm exactly that weird. The game is called SpaceChem. I can't do better than point you to the Rock, Paper, Shotgun review which gives a good sense of what it's all about. I especially agree with the line about the game making you feel smart when you figure out a level. Upon first gazing at a set of level objectives, it's clearly baffling and impossible. And then you realize how it all will fit together and see the machine running perfectly and you feel like a supergenius.