apparently everyone else too
>Hmm maybe I should back up my save
>Nah, the instructions for installing updates were to extract to the same folder and surely the dev would test whether that would corrupt a save
And that's the story of the irreparable damage of trust, children.
Well, I did program stuff specifically so this very thing wouldn't happen. After a few patches I just took it for granted that it worked.
Thanks for notifying me that even the itch.io people got hit by it as well. It certainly is inexcusable.
In the future it will be part of my before-release checklist.
Happens even to big devs… Just don't let it happen again. 加油 Homph dev.