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Monday March 14th, 2022 morning edition

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Indie Gladiator game, Domina, has recently clocked up hundreds of "overwhelmingly negative" reviews on Steam after the developer slipped anti-mask rhetoric into the game's latest patch notes.

After detailing fixes, new features, and optimisation improvements, slipped into the middle of the list was the command to "​​TAKE OFF THE FCKN MASKS".

Classic dev mistake: slipping anti-mask rhetoric into patch notes. — Leon Hurley (@LeonHurley) March 12, 2022.

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"​​TAKE OFF THE FCKN MASKS," the patch notes say between legitimate patch updates.

As PC Gamer spotted, it's not the first time developer Dolphin Barn Incorporated has dropped a strange addition into its patch notes.

The rant ends with "don't let strangers on the internet tell you how to live your life. »

Lithuania project fights Kremlin view of Ukraine conflict one phone call at a time

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The Kremlin calls its actions in Ukraine a "special military operation" to disarm its neighbour and dislodge leaders it calls neo-Nazis.

"These conversations will be incredibly difficult, considering the propaganda and authoritarian information blackouts Russians are subjected to," the project website said.

"But direct conversations are the only way to spread the truth and end this war.". »

Mitt Romney accuses Tulsi Gabbard of ‘treasonous lies’ that ‘may cost lives’ over Russia’s Ukraine invasion

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Utah Sen Mitt Romney fiercely criticised former Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii on Sunday and suggested that her remarks about the existence of so-called “US biolabs” in Ukraine would result in people being killed.

The US and Ukrainian governments have both denied the existence of bioweapons facilities in Ukraine.

US/Russia/Ukraine/NATO/UN/EU must implement a ceasefire now around these labs until they’re secured & pathogens destroyed — Tulsi Gabbard 🌺 (@TulsiGabbard) March 13, 2022. »