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Neon Tail - Devlog 38
- Fixed a ton of small bugs - Modeled skinned rigged animated and coded a new NPC (clothing shop vendor) - Added a secret Rocket of Fame - Added the save point function with the Cafe Fafifou - Updated the Notification Manager - Redesigned the Job Manager - Updated the Package Delivery game loop

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